Miriam Halpenny
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Back to School Bash is back!

Aug 21, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Victory Life Church The 16th annual Back to School Bash returns to Kelowna's Parkinson Rec Centre this Saturday. Between 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. families can gather for activities and games that are all free of cost. In

Rolling thunder for PTSD

Aug 21, 2019 / 5:00 am

The third annual Rolling Barrage coast-to-coast bike rally arrived in Kelowna Tuesday, nearing the finale of the trip. Presented by Military Minds, the motorcycle rally takes place over 11 days. The fundraiser supports veterans, serving members

Baby Riel battling cancer

Aug 20, 2019 / 6:01 pm

Photo: Facebook At only eight months old, little Riel Antoine was diagnosed with cancer due to a malignant brain tumour. After a 10-hour surgery, most of the tumour was removed, but some still remains in the Kamloops tot's brain stem. Baby

Summer over, hockey's back

Aug 20, 2019 / 5:00 pm

With hockey rinks starting to fill up again, it's becoming obvious that summer is coming to an end.  The Kelowna Rockets fired up their rookie camp at Prospera Place this week, with a whopping 160 players competing for selection to the

Rutland murals shine

Aug 20, 2019 / 12:14 pm

Photo: David Doody A new art project has launched in Kelowna, bringing five new murals to the Rutland business improvement area. Organized by Uptown Rutland Business Association, the project is aiming to bring beauty to the community

All aboard in Ken's memory

Aug 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

A West Kelowna model railroader's creation is earning international attention. Gerry Yurkoski's impressive setup caught the attention of U.S. digital magazine Trackside Modelling. Dubbed 1963 Jerome, the realistic model railroad

Squeezed by caregiving

Aug 19, 2019 / 6:12 am

Photo: Angus Reid Institute More Canadians are caregiving for older family members while simultaneously raising children. According to the Angus Reid Institute, one in four Canadians over the age of 30 are taking care of family members,

The Achievables premiere

Aug 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: CRIS The local organization Community Resources Initiatives Society has partnered with Render Digital Media and AMI Network to release the feature documentary "The Achievables." The documentary will be premiering at

Wine and food face off

Aug 16, 2019 / 10:00 pm

Kelowna's first BC wine and food truck face off has kicked off at the Okanagan Mission Community Hall. With seven local food trucks pairing their creations with different Okanagan wines, guests have the opportunity to sample and choose their

Quick sale scammers

Aug 16, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Getty Images Kelowna RCMP are warning individuals about recent online rental scams happening across the Okanagan. Scammers are creating fake classified ads on online platforms for rental properties in desirable locations, that are


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