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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

Modular farm at school

Oct 2, 2022 / 11:00 am

Photo: Karla Lockwood Ecole KLO Middle School farm prject from left to right Riley Gayford, Arsh Rifan and Kaydence Aubin harvesting lettuce. A Kelowna school is tackling food insecurity thanks in part to President’s Choice Children’s

'Non-plan' trip an adventure

Oct 2, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Alan Reid Alan Reid on his motorcycle adventure A Kelowna man inspired in part by a story he read on Castanet is on the adventure of a lifetime. "I've been following and reading Castanet for many, many years. I really

Owl swoops at woman, dog

Oct 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Leslie Ferguson Leslie Ferguson's Yorkie, Nala A Kelowna woman out for a walk with her dog says she was attacked by an owl. "It was kind of shocking. It came at me twice," said Leslie Ferguson She was walking her

IH urges drug testing

Sep 30, 2022 / 5:00 pm

Photo: UBCO Third-year UBCO nursing student Thomas Pool, a trained FTIR technician, checks a drug sample during a harm-reduction session on campus. Interior Health is urging illicit drug users to have their drugs checked before using after

Problem home cleared out

Sep 30, 2022 / 4:14 pm

Rob Gibson Residents on Nickel Road in Kelowna are breathing a sigh of relief now that it appears the problem house has been cleared of squatters. "I'm glad that David got the squatters out, I'm very happy. I was going around in

Downtown fixture retiring

Sep 30, 2022 / 10:00 am

Photo: Contributed (L) Ron Beahun, retiring DKA manager of On-Street Services with DKA executive director, Mark Burley; (R) incoming director of operations, Brent Lobson. The man who developed and managed the Downtown Kelowna Association's

Paddling for reconciliation

Sep 29, 2022 / 4:23 pm

Photo: RCMP A group of students from Constable Neil Bruce Middle School and officers from the West Kelowna RCMP detachment took part in a special Truth and Reconciliation event ahead of Friday's federal holiday. A group of paddlers left

Air tanker's last drop

Sep 28, 2022 / 3:59 pm

Photo: KF Aerospace A retired Conair CV580 tanker has arrived at its new home at KF Aerospace. The plane which called Penticton home for most summers over the last 20 years, did one final fly-by at Kelowna International Airport on Wednesday

'I have zero memory'

Sep 28, 2022 / 1:23 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen The aftermath of scene on Kelowna's Rail Trail after truck hits and drags sleeping homeless person The man who drove his pickup over a person sleeping in a tent at Kelowna's Rail Trail homeless encampment

Activists target schools

Sep 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Jodi Quibell Information pamphlet found at Watson Elementary School, September 23, 2022. A Kelowna woman says she was taken aback by a pamphlet that found its way onto her windshield while she was dropping off a student at Watson
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