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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

IH leaders humbled

Jan 18, 2018 / 1:15 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE: 1:15 p.m. Interior Health has responded to Castanet News with a statement from Mal Griffin, IH vice-president of human resources. Griffin says that last month, senior leaders from across Interior Health were

Okanagan helping hand

Jan 17, 2018 / 9:00 pm

Crystal Grymaloski's life changed just before Christmas this year. The Okanagan nurse, who trained at KGH and is currently working at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, got the call to help with disaster relief effort in Bangladesh. At first, she didn't

Kelowna author - bestseller

Jan 17, 2018 / 10:14 am

Photo: Contributed Kelowna author Tyrell Johnson's debut novel has landed on the national bestseller's list. Johnson's "Wolves of Winter" hit the Globe and Mail and Toronto Star's fiction bestseller's

Have your say on housing

Jan 12, 2018 / 5:49 am

Photo: Contributed It's your last chance to complete Kelowna's healthy housing survey. Residents have until Monday to weigh in on the state of housing in Kelowna through an online survey and share their priorities for the future. City

Dramatic takedown on farm

Jan 10, 2018 / 9:49 am

Photo: Contributed RCMP got their man after calling in the dogs and air support to bust a Fraser Valley drug and stolen vehicle operation. Police used Air One and the Abbotsford Emergency Response Team to execute a search warrant at a farm

Local author hits big time

Jan 9, 2018 / 1:47 pm

It wasn't long ago that Tyrell Johnson was a regular Kelowna father working as an editor. Now, with his first book, The Wolves of Winter, in bookstores across the country, Johnson is one step closer to becoming a hot new author. He's

Snow woes continue

Jan 8, 2018 / 1:21 pm

Rob Gibson Kelowna residents have been dealing with snow buildup on side streets and massive snowbanks for more than a week now, especially in the snow belt at higher elevations like around Tantalus Vineyards. The city has responded by clearing

Weaver bangs local drum

Jan 3, 2018 / 10:40 am

Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver wants his party to focus on the economy in the upcoming Kelowna-West byelection. Weaver was in the Castanet newsroom, Wednesday, talking live with Okanagan Oldies morning show host Gord Vizzutti. "Our

New fees for new year

Dec 30, 2017 / 1:17 pm

Photo: Google Maps Glenmore landfill With a new year, come new fees. Starting Jan. 1, fees for dumping garbage at the Glenmore Landfill will increase. The city says the increase will ensure sustainable funding through the life of

Track Santa on his route

Dec 24, 2017 / 5:00 pm

Photo: NORAD Just one more sleep until the jolly fellow arrives. In fact, he's already arrived in some parts of the world. Thanks to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), we can watch as Santa Claus works his way to your
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