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Swapping clothes for clothes

Apr 13, 2022 / 4:00 am

Victoria Femia A Kelowna photographer is hosting the second Clothing Swappin’ event to raise money for the KGH Foundation and awareness about the impacts of fast fashion. The event is semi-annual, held in the spring and fall, to give women

Time for spring cleaning

Apr 11, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: City of Kelowna The City of Kelowna is reminding residents to use the Glenmore Landfill to get their spring cleaning done. The landfill is open from 7:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m., seven days a week and offers a variety of disposal options,

Power restored after outage

Apr 9, 2022 / 6:15 am

Photo: BC Hydro UPDATE: 6:15 a.m. Power has been restored to the thousands of homes who were without Friday night, following a widespread outage south of Kamloops. ORIGINAL: 7:40 p.m. BC Hydro crews are dealing with two separate

Excited for no vaccine cards

Apr 9, 2022 / 4:00 am

Victoria Femia Friday was the first day in close to six months that proof of vaccination wasn’t required to be seated at a restaurant. “We’re excited for it, one less step to take at the door and good to see some old faces

Man tries to steal police gun

Apr 8, 2022 / 8:10 pm

Photo: CTV News Vancouver Snapshot of surveillance footage of suspect trying to steal officers gun A man, who was caught-on-camera trying to grab a police officer’s gun on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, is in custody. Police

Happy hour at winery

Apr 8, 2022 / 5:00 pm

Photo: Grizzli Winery Live music and wine-based cocktails are returning to Grizzli Winery’s Art Hub in West Kelowna every Friday, with free admission. The winery’s 20,000 square-feet tasting room and Art Gallery has recently

Shocked by dog on flatbed

Apr 8, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Video still: Lauren Blanchett The sight of this dog, tied on the back of a moving flatbed truck and travelling on Highway 97 last week, prompted a complaint to the RCMP. The BC SPCA says they are shocked after seeing video of a flatbed

Police dog catches 2 men

Apr 7, 2022 / 12:57 pm

Photo: Kelowna RCMP Police dog, Mysan Kelowna RCMP are working to identify a third suspect involved in a gas theft incident Wednesday morning. Two of men who fled from police during the incident were apprehended by police service dog

Dogs prohibited at 2 parks

Apr 7, 2022 / 12:46 pm

Photo: RDCO Kopje Park Regular rules prohibiting dogs at two regional parks in the District of Lake Country are back in place. The Regional District of Central Okanagan says the off-season dog access pilot projects have ended in Kaloya

Letting vaccine cards go

Apr 7, 2022 / 4:00 am

Victoria Femia It is the final day for the vaccine passport program in this province and the BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association expects it will be good for business. BCRFA president Ian Tostenson says that given the high vaccination



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