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Latest Articles from Miriam Halpenny

Former goalie turns artist

Nov 29, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed A former Vancouver NHL goalie’s artwork is being featured at the Kelowna Art Gallery. Vancouver Canucks fans know him as ‘King Richard,’ but Richard Brodeur is now a Kelowna-based artist. Brodeur is

Greenway work planned

Nov 29, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Regional District of Central Okanagan The Regional District of Central Okanagan has scheduled additional Mission Creek Greenway vegetation maintenance work for next week.  The work along a portion of the greenway will take place

Toys for children in need

Nov 28, 2020 / 3:21 pm

The Kelowna RCMP's annual Stuff the Cruiser toy drive kicked off Saturday in support of the Salvation Army. The toy drive invites people to drop off new toys and cash donations each year around the holidays, to support the Salvation

Craft Culture holiday boxes

Nov 28, 2020 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Contributed While all in-person events and gatherings have been cancelled in British Columbia due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still ways to support local small businesses.  Any other year, Kelowna's Craft Culture

Friends of Dorothy expands

Nov 28, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Friends of Dorothy Lounge Kelowna location. Kelowna's Friends of Dorothy Lounge is expanding its horizons to downtown Victoria with its new location opening in December. Friends of Dorothy is an LGBT2Q+ lounge that

Candy Cane Lane is back

Nov 28, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Click here to view gallery Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed   Some festive and COVID-friendly holiday celebrations are coming up in Kelowna to bring joy to people during

Cantina closes temporarily

Nov 27, 2020 / 9:24 pm

Photo: Instagram/Cantina Del Centro Kelowna's Cantina Del Centro Mexican restaurant has closed temporarily after someone within the space tested positive for COVID-19. "We pride ourselves on our safety plan and procedures

Police impersonation scam

Nov 27, 2020 / 9:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Summerland RCMP is alerting the public to a concerning phone and online scam that has surfaced in local communities.  RCMP have received reports of a police impersonation scam. Fraudsters are posing as the non-emergency

Five festive virtual shows

Nov 27, 2020 / 8:00 pm

Photo: The Rotary Centre for the Arts Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy's A Celtic Family Christmas At Home. The Rotary Centre for the Arts is giving people ways to celebrate the holidays from the comfort of their homes with five festive

Glenmore Road now open

Nov 27, 2020 / 4:46 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE: 4:46 p.m. Kelowna RCMP has confirmed Glenmore Road is now open. ORIGINAL: 2:58 p.m. Glenmore Road is currently closed between John Hindle Drive and Shanks Road due to a head-on crash. Just after
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