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Day of giving approaches

Apr 19, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The Sprott Shaw "Change Bandits" (pictured in 2018) will be collecting drive by donations along Pandosy Street on Day of Giving, Thurs. Apr. 22. Kelowna General Hospital's day of giving is fast approaching. Thursday,

Time to unplug and unwind

Apr 18, 2021 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed If you have a young family and you're looking for a way to unplug and get outside, Project Literacy and Interior Savings have a week's worth of free family activities for you. Interior Savings seventh annual Unplug

Apex Trail now one way

Apr 18, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Tourism Kelowna The City of Kelowna has announced that Apex Trail in Knox Mountain Park is again one-way only. The change went into place this week due to rising COVID-19 cases. "Park users can use the Apex Trail to travel

College gets financial help

Apr 17, 2021 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Image of the Stewart family from 2008. From left to right: Tony Stewart, Cynthia Walker, Dick, Rosemary, Ben and Andrea McFadden. Okanagan College is $50,000 richer thanks to the generosity of the Stewart family. The

COVID-19 in the classroom

Apr 17, 2021 / 10:30 am

Photo: CTV News UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. While one Castanet reader said there were more than 100 people isolating at the Kelowna Secondary School due to COVID-19 exposures, the school's principal says this is simply not the case. "At

Extremely dangerous move

Apr 16, 2021 / 12:54 pm

Photo: North Shore Rescue A good Samaritan may have saved lives and helped prevent a tragic accident. According to the North Shore Rescue Facebook page, there appears to be a serious safety violation near the Cypress Mountain resort area. "We

LIVE: Trudeau's virus update

Apr 16, 2021 / 9:03 am

YouTube CPAC UPDATE 9:08 a.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will deploy the Canadian Red Cross to help Ontario with their mobile vaccination teams, and send aid to hospitals and long-term care homes. UPDATE 9:04

7 vehicle crash hit bridge

Apr 15, 2021 / 4:20 pm

Photo: Wilson Glen UPDATE: 4:20 p.m. RCMP say seven vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction collision on the William R. Bennett Bridge that brought traffic to a halt during the Thursday morning commute. The collision occurred shortly

Gas prices jump in Kelowna

Apr 15, 2021 / 4:18 pm

Photo: Kirk Penton Gas prices in Kelowna appear to be on their way up. The Petro-Canada on Lakeshore Road in Kelowna now lists the price of regular gas at 140.9 per litre, and according to GasBuddy.com, several other stations in the city

Case closed on massive fire

Apr 15, 2021 / 3:40 pm

Photo: Brad Farrell Kelowna fire inspector Paul Johnston tells Castanet his team has wrapped up their investigation into what caused the three-alarm fire at the intersection of Glenmore and Union Roads. "We conducted our investigation


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