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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

Jailbird freed by hockey

Apr 20, 2018 / 7:26 am

Photo: Courtney King You know you're in trouble when the Mounties show up at your place of business and formally charge you, place you in cuffs, and put you in the back of a cruiser. The worst part is the "perp walk." I

Bring on the sexbots?

Apr 19, 2018 / 4:59 am

Photo: Contributed A UBC professor has sparked a debate that crosses all kinds of lines when it comes to marriage and love in the modern world. Marina Adshade has been teaching an undergraduate class titled the Economics of Sex and Love since

Hwy 1 fully reopened

Apr 12, 2018 / 5:23 pm

Photo: DriveBC UPDATE: 5:20 p.m. DriveBC reports the rock slide east of Golden is now clear and the highway fully reopened. UPDATE: 7:40 a.m. A single lane of the Trans-Canada Highway has now be opened after crews worked much

Wine trail road closures

Apr 9, 2018 / 6:37 am

Photo: Contributed Spring construction starts impacting West Kelowna traffic this morning. Phase 2 of the Wine Trail – Boucherie Road Upgrade and substantial completion starts today and is expected to be completed by November.   Boucherie

Farmer's market back

Apr 6, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Rob Gibson The wet weather and late spring may have pushed back the growing season, but Kelowna's Farmer's and Crafter's Market is back this weekend. The market features farm, food and craft vendors from throughout the valley, with

Winter tire time extended

Apr 6, 2018 / 1:00 pm

The B.C. government has extended the period in which winter tires are mandatory on mountain highways. The changes come as winter refuses to release its grip up high and spring is slow in coming to the valley bottoms.   Winter tire and chain

'Powder cup' at Big White

Apr 6, 2018 / 12:05 pm

Photo: Big White Last call for Big White. "It's been a fabulous year, that's for sure," Big White's Michael J. Ballingall tells Castanet. Even though there is still plenty of snow, the ski season comes to a close

What's driving ICBC losses?

Apr 5, 2018 / 11:35 am

Photo: Contributed A new report by the Fraser Institute points to misguided government decisions which led to the financial crisis faced by ICBC. “Previous B.C. governments failed to act when it came to difficult decisions at ICBC,

Bus attackers caught

Apr 4, 2018 / 12:45 pm

Photo: Surveillance image A public appeal by Vancouver Transit Police has led to charges against two people after a violent video of an assault on a bus went viral. The incident involved a violent assault on an elderly woman on a Surrey

Craft Culture returns

Apr 2, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Kelowna's largest spring craft and market is back for the fourth year in a row. More than 100 vendors will pack the Kelowna Curling Club for the Craft Culture Spring Market which runs from April 7-8th. Kelowna’s
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