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Tricycling through COVID

Apr 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

Darlene and Allan Fischer have been riding bikes together for more than 40 years. After Darlene had a fall on her bike, she no longer felt safe on the road. But 84-year-old Allan was determined to bring her along on adventures. “It

Music Fest MS is back

Apr 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

Madison Erhardt West Kelowna country singer Ben Klick is bringing back MusicFest M.S. Klick came up with the fundraiser after his dad was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis back in 2018. “When I got the news, I knew I wanted to do something

Wildfire, flooding overlaps

Apr 15, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Mike Biden The Kelowna Fire Department has had a busy year responding to several fire starts across the community. While it is technically flooding season, the drier conditions are a clear indication that the risk of wildfire is already

Gym owner harassed online

Apr 15, 2021 / 12:47 pm

Photo: Contributed Sara Green Eddy wants to clear the air after she has been receiving a number of hateful messages from people confusing her gym for another that is anti-mask and anti-vaccine. Flow Academy in Kelowna made news this week

Protect homes from wildfire

Apr 14, 2021 / 9:00 pm

Fire prevention experts are calling on all British Columbians as forest fire season approaches. “I have seen first-hand the effects of wildfire and know that the homes and communities left standing are the ones that were prepared,”

Restaurants feeling pain

Apr 14, 2021 / 5:00 pm

Madison Erhardt Restaurant owners are bracing for the worst after news that British Columbia's temporary ban on indoor dining at restaurants is likely being extended into May. BC Restaurant and Food Services says industry stakeholders met

Hazard crane dismantled

Apr 13, 2021 / 6:02 pm

Madison Erhardt UPDATE 6 p.m. Traffic is again flowing on Glenmore Road after the fire-damaged crane at the intersection of Union Avenue has been dismantled. “The related evacuation order for sixteen properties in the area has been

Anti-mask gym fined

Apr 13, 2021 / 3:33 pm

Photo: Contributed A Kelowna gym is under fire after advertising controversial messaging online. Flow Academy shared a statement on their website saying "for the health, safety, and protection of us and our members, face coverings are

Investigating death near trail

Apr 13, 2021 / 9:51 am

Photo: Garry Appleton The B.C. Coroners Service is investigating how a woman has died after RCMP found her unresponsive along the area of Scenic Canyon Regional Park on April 10. Just before 11 a.m., Kelowna RCMP were called to assist paramedics

'It brought me to tears'

Apr 13, 2021 / 4:00 am

Madison Erhardt The founder of the Okanagan Forest Task Force was brought to tears earlier this week after an outpouring of community support. Blake has run OFTF since its inception in 2016, working to keep the Central Okanagan backcountry clean


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