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Latest Articles from Sarita Patel

Book was a tribute to dad

Feb 21, 2021 / 4:00 am

Sarita Patel A Kelowna man wrote an international best seller on Amazon as a tribute to his father who passed away while working on his orchard. The Complete Man is a book that author Purdeep Sangha says helps men "achieve victory." Sangha

Personal backyard ice rink

Feb 20, 2021 / 12:00 pm

Sarita Patel Have you ever wanted to lace 'em up and skate in your own backyard? Well, thanks to West Coast Ice Rinks, now you can. Owner Brent Dodge says the concept is nothing new as it’s being done out east, but he wanted to bring

More toys for kids ward

Feb 19, 2021 / 9:00 pm

Photo: Scott Burke This week is knowns as Random Acts of Kindness and what better time for the Random Acts of Costuming to deliver toys to the children at Kelowna General Hospital. Scott Burke and his superhero team held a successful fundraiser

Kids + dogs = social skills

Feb 19, 2021 / 4:00 am

University of British Columbia Okanagan What's more precious than kids playing with dogs? Well, a recent study done by the University of British Columbia Okanagan finds children gain benefits from working with therapy dogs and they enjoy

Cold snap captured

Feb 18, 2021 / 9:37 am

Photo: Lindsay Roberts This photo was taken at Wood Lake on Feb. 5, 2021. Click here to view gallery Photo: Lindsay Roberts Photo: Lindsay Roberts Photo: Lindsay Roberts What a difference ten days can be. Lindsay Roberts shared

Artfully coloured icicles

Feb 18, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Darlene Bottomley Darlene Bottomley and her husband were walking along the Pelmewash Parkway, as they do every week when they were stopped in their tracks by a beautiful sight. On Sunday, at around 1:30 p.m. the pair grabbed their

Unknown ice formations

Feb 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

Sarita Patel A local resident sent in photos of unusual ice formations that he found throughout Mill Creek Regional Park. When Castanet reached out to Environment Canada to see if there’s an explanation for these hollow, cylindrical sculptures

Free financial program

Feb 16, 2021 / 9:00 pm

Photo: Okanagan College Okanagan College students will boost their financial literacy after a local partnership with a non-profit company, Launch Financial Education Society. Starting Mar. 2, OC students from across the Okanagan region will

Skating on the channel

Feb 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

Sarita Patel Due to COVID-19 restriction, there isn’t much to do this Family Day long-weekend but Kelowna residents made the most out of this week’s cold temperatures by skating the channel located across Tugboat Bay Beach on Sunday. “This

Do you want more tennis?

Feb 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed One of Kelowna's newest organizations is looking to promote the growth and development of tennis in the region. Okanagan Tennis Association wants to enhance the playing experience for every level of tennis player and
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