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Investing in adult learners across the Interior

Province funding community-based, adult literacy programs in Okanagan and Columbia-Shuswap.

UBCO study recommends letting illegal pot shops stay open

Study’s authors say dispensaries preferable to other illegal ways of buying cannabis

B.C. Liberal leadership front-runner says new vision is needed by party

Dianne Watts, speaking in Kelowna, says party also needs to reconnect with British Columbians.

B.C. Liberal leadership front-runner slams planned election referendum

Dianne Watts says changing to proportional representation will hurt rural B.C.

Kelowna owes $1.1 million in back pay to RCMP officers

City is on the hook after the federal government approved two pay hikes

Fed workers fed up

Federal employees affected by faulty Phoenix payroll system protest outside Kelowna MP’s office.

Project Literacy Kelowna wins Canadian premiers’ award

The Kelowna-based group named this year’s winner of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

Trudeau standing firm on proposed tax changes

Tweaking may occur but changes are coming vows the prime minister.

Prime minister welcomes Canada’s newest citizens in Kelowna

Justin Trudeau thanks the 60 new citizens for choosing Canada

Kelowna chamber president refutes PM’s taxation claims

Tom Dyas says Justin Trudeau is wrong to say high-income earners pay less tax than $50K folks

Building awards finalists announced

This year 37 finalists will vie for Thompson Okanagan Kootenay Commercial Building Awards.

Flooding and fires put Central Okanagan food bank donations ‘way behind’

The Central Okanagan Food Bank in Kelowna has collected half as much food as normal this summer.

Four-legged, furry stress busters

Just 20 minutes with a dog significantly reduces stress, says new UBC Okanagan research.

Premier hails ‘extraordinary’ effort by fire crews

John Horgan flew over Philpott Road fire after touring fire-ravaged areas in Central B.C.

Okanagan added to B.C. smokey sky advisory

People with breathing problems advised to stay indoors.

Pro-Western think tank urges support for Trans Pacific Partnership

Canada West Foundation wants B.C. Liberal MPs to speak up at Kelowna caucus meeting

West Kelowna Warriors get concessions back at Royal LePage Place

New owners say move could help secure new corporate sponsors.

New trades seats for Okanagan College

New NDP government announces $196,000 to add 46 more student spaces.

Invasive mussels found on 15 boats entering B.C.

Five of the boats were headed to the Okanagan but were stopped and quarantined, says the province.

Ninth annual Okanagan Feast of Fields a hit

Outdoor event showcases foods and food preparation from throughout the valley.