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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

Big White Ski Swap is back

Oct 18, 2021 / 2:59 pm

Photo: Contributed After a year off due to COVID-19, the Big White Ski Club Board and Sport Swap is back. The event is celebrating its 50th anniversary this Friday at the New Life Church located at 2041 Harvey Ave. The Swap offers quality

Hwy 97 crash was fatal

Oct 18, 2021 / 9:53 am

Photo: Contributed A crash Friday night on Highway 97 on Peachland's Drought Hill was fatal. The single-vehicle crash occurred at about 7 p.m. and claimed the life of an Okanagan man in his 40s, according to Cpl. Mike Halskov of the

Painting inspired by heroes

Oct 18, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Jetta Williams Photo of painting titled 'frontline' by Jetta Williams A Kelowna artist inspired by frontline workers dealing with dangerous everyday events has painted a portrait to honour their courage and dedication. Jetta

Dancing bear in the woods

Oct 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

More video evidence of bears being bears. This latest one is a little unusual, as it shows a bear wandering through the woods and then stopping at a small tree. The bear then stands up on his hind legs, uses its mouth to grab the tree near the

Eggs thrown in Wilden

Oct 16, 2021 / 4:00 pm

Photo: Shawana Shoranick Wilden residents are on the lookout after a series of rock-throwing and egging incidents in the neighbourhood. Shawana Shoranick tells Castanet she was driving her children home on Wednesday around 7:45 p.m. when

New private camping option

Oct 15, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Hipcamp There's a new way for outdoor enthusiasts to research and book stays at hundreds of hosts sites across Canada and right here in the Okanagan. Hipcamp Canada launched in the spring of 2021, making it easy to find and book

Power in Kelowna restored

Oct 15, 2021 / 3:53 pm

Photo: FortisBC UPDATE: 6:10 p.m. FortisBC has restored power in Kelowna. Over 1,300 FortisBC customers were without power for several hours on Friday, after a bird came into contact with a power line, sparking the outage. The outage

Restaurant vandalized

Oct 15, 2021 / 1:46 pm

Photo: Brent Stewart The Wings restaurant in Rutland was vandalized Thursday night. The restaurant was spray-painted with backward swastikas and obscene drawings after three young men were denied entry just after 8 p.m. Owner Brent Stewart

Great lengths to avoid mask

Oct 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed B.C. has been under a provincial mask mandate for nearly a year now, save for a few months over the summer, but disputes over the rule continue to use up resources for police. The Kelowna RCMP says they were called to

Closed restaurant for sale

Oct 14, 2021 / 12:24 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre A downtown Kelowna restaurant forced to close last week due to its refusal to comply with the vaccine passport program is now up for sale. Renegade Kitchen & Craft Bar on Leon Avenue battled with Interior Health for


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