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Launch Okanagan to host free financial literacy course to help people manage their money

Launch Okanagan to host free financial literacy course to help people manage their money

Apr 12, 2021 / 4:00 am

Launch Okanagan is gearing up to host a free financial literacy course to help participants boost their financial competency and confidence. Launch Okanagan and...

UBCO visual arts students prepare this year's final exhibition to be shared virtually

UBCO visual arts students prepare this year's final exhibition to be shared virtually

Apr 12, 2021 / 4:00 am

Every spring, visual arts students from UBC Okanagan prepare a final exhibition and this year’s theme is Up Close from a Distance which will be shared...

Okanagan College students donate $15,000 to new Health Sciences Centre

Okanagan College students donate $15,000 to new Health Sciences Centre

Apr 7, 2021 / 9:00 pm

Okanagan College students have provided a big donation to the Health Sciences Centre. The Okanagan College Students Union has donated $15,000 to the Okanagan...

B.C. residents can get their Girl Guide cookies from London Drugs

B.C. residents can get their Girl Guide cookies from London Drugs

Apr 7, 2021 / 4:07 pm

Girl Guides of Canada BC has cancelled its door-to-door cookie fundraising efforts for a second year in a row as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In doing so,...

Kelowna man sentenced to 300 days for domestic assaults

Kelowna man sentenced to 300 days for domestic assaults

Apr 7, 2021 / 11:03 am

A Kelowna man will be spending 57 more days in jail after pleading guilty to four charges of domestic assault. Thomas McBride, 27, appeared in court Tuesday to...

Fatality reported at motorcycle crash at intersection of Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road

Fatality reported at motorcycle crash at intersection of Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road

Apr 5, 2021 / 6:10 am

UPDATE: 6 a.m. Readers report Sunday's crash at Prairie Valley Road and Highway 97 in Summerland was a fatality. Multiple reports indicate the accident...

Environment Canada predicting a sunny start to the week

Environment Canada predicting a sunny start to the week

Apr 5, 2021 / 4:00 am

Sunny skies are expected across the Thompson-Okanagan for Easter Monday, and residents can continue to enjoy clear skies until mid-week. According to...

Kelowna Fire Department puts out hedge fire caused by fireworks

Kelowna Fire Department puts out hedge fire caused by fireworks

Apr 4, 2021 / 9:18 pm

The Kelowna Fire Department acted quickly Sunday night to put out a hedge fire that was caused by fireworks. The fire started just before 8:30 p.m. in a yard...

High-speed chase near Apex Mountain ends with suspect vehicle driving over spike belt

High-speed chase near Apex Mountain ends with suspect vehicle driving over spike belt

Apr 4, 2021 / 5:07 pm

Penticton RCMP were seen stopping a speeding vehicle with a spike belt on Sunday and according to witnesses, multiple people were arrested. At approximately...

BCRFA says restaurants defying public health orders are selfish, arrogant and irresponsible

BCRFA says restaurants defying public health orders are selfish, arrogant and irresponsible

Apr 4, 2021 / 4:40 pm

The British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) says restaurants that are defying public health orders are acting selfishly. Provincial...

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