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Kelowna looking for angels

Jan 25, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Flickr: Shirl Snow is in the forecast for the next week or so according to Environment Canada and the City of Kelowna is looking to honour neighbourhood snow angels. If you know someone who braves the cold and heads out on the snowiest

Cannabis firm sold for $25M

Jan 25, 2021 / 6:44 pm

Photo: The Valens Company Cannabis extraction results in concentrated oils that must undergo strict scientific testing for quality control. A Kelowna cannabis company and leader in Canadian edibles manufacturing, LYF Food Technologies Inc.

Rescue crews leave scene

Jan 25, 2021 / 11:25 am

Photo: Sarita Patel UPDATE 11:25 a.m. Emergency crews have left Glenrosa after attending to a report of an ATV rider in distress. Residents of the neighbourhood tell Castanet that police, fire and ambulance were only on scene for about

Starlink now available in BC

Jan 22, 2021 / 8:00 pm

YouTube It may come as a shock to some but only 36 per cent of rural households in British Columbia have access to reliable high-speed internet service. That is changing, however, thanks to Elon Musk's Starlink, satellite internet is now

11 new Big White cases

Jan 22, 2021 / 4:32 pm

Photo: Big White Ski Resort Interior Health has announced 11 new COVID-19 cases linked to Big White. Of the 11 new cases, seven reside and/or work at Big White. Of the 214 total known COVID-19 cases linked to the cluster, 137 resided and/or

Body found in burned cabin

Jan 22, 2021 / 2:51 pm

Photo: David Jensen RCMP made a grisly discovery near Winter Harbour on Vancouver Island, Tuesday. Mounties and the BC Coroner's Service are now investigating after they discovered what they believe to be human remains inside a burned-out

Coyote bites jogger, again

Jan 22, 2021 / 1:02 pm

Photo: BC Conservation Officer Service The BC Conservation Officer Service is investigating another coyote attack in Stanley Park. According to a tweet by the BCCOS, the incident happened Thursday evening at approximately 5 p.m. while the

Hammerin' Hank passes

Jan 22, 2021 / 9:01 am

Photo: Contributed UPDATE 9:00 a.m. Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, died

Debate mankind's survival

Jan 21, 2021 / 3:29 pm

Photo: Flickr: Slyfly333 The third-annual UBC Okanagan Life Raft Debate has moved online and switched up the theme. This year the audience will help decide who will win the last seat to safety on a space shuttle heading to Mars. “For

Sextortion during pandemic

Jan 21, 2021 / 2:03 pm

Photo: CTV News RCMP are warning the general public to be on the lookout for so-called 'sextortion' scams making the rounds. Police say even in a global pandemic, romance scammers are alive and well and all over the internet. "It’s


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