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Officer injured during arrest

Mar 21, 2019 / 1:13 pm

Photo: Contributed A Kelowna RCMP officer was injured while trying to apprehend a man who was acting erratically during an emergency roadside medical call. The incident happened just before 6 p.m. Wednesday when RCMP responded to assist

Special celestial treat

Mar 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Martin Weilmeier Ever heard of a worm moon? How about a sap moon? Turns out you can see one tonight – and it will coincide with the official start of spring. The third and final super moon of 2019 coincides with the first

Student protest warning

Mar 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: CTV News A planned protest against climate change in Kelowna has prompted a letter home to parents from Supt. of Central Okanagan Schools Kevin Kaardal. The Kelowna Youth Climate Strike Team has organized a protest for 1 p.m.

Free dental work for kids

Mar 8, 2019 / 3:26 pm

Photo: Contributed Need dental work done for your child, but can't afford it?  Creekside Dental is offering to provide free dental work for about 100 children, Saturday, March 30. "Everyone here at Creekside Dental (is)

Are boomers power hogs?

Mar 2, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: CTV News A new study indicates a wide gap between perception and reality when it comes to who uses the most power. The report by BC Hydro finds baby boomers think they are the more energy-conscious generation, despite using more than

Daycare business "tough"

Feb 8, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Amanda Worms On the heels of a new report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives which says daycare fees have dropped, one Kelowna provider is taking exception to the notion. Amanda Worms runs two independent licensed

Special avalanche warning

Feb 7, 2019 / 3:10 pm

Photo: Avalanche Canada Avalanche Canada has issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users. The warning goes into effect immediately and will remain in place until Sunday. The warning applies to

Rutland fire not suspicious

Feb 6, 2019 / 10:58 am

Rob Gibson UPDATE 11:00 a.m. Kelowna Fire Platoon Captain Tim Light has just sent Castanet an update on the Rutland house fire which started at approximately 07:25 a.m. in the 300 Block of Rutland Rd. South. Initial response crews assisted

'Not anything the crew did'

Feb 5, 2019 / 3:36 pm

Photo: The Canadian Press UPDATE: 3:35 p.m. A Canadian Pacific freight train parked on a frigid night in the Rocky Mountains began to move on its own before a derailment that killed three workers and sent 99 grain cars and two locomotives

The power of Super Bowl

Feb 2, 2019 / 9:00 am

Photo: CTV News Not everyone is into watching the Super Bowl this Sunday, but according to BC Hydro, there is no denying the big game's impact on power consumption. It's not all the TVs tuned to the game, it's electricity consumption
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