Alistair Waters

posted 51 stories to Penticton Western News.
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Kelowna’s Flair Airlines buys NewLeaf Travel

Purchase makes Flair Airlines Canada’s third national carrier.

  • Jun 7th, 2017 11:06am

UBCO gets federal funds for irrigation research

Ottawa kicking in $1.4 million to help pay for study that could help reduce greenhouse gases.

  • Jun 7th, 2017 6:00am

B.C. premier checks out flooding in Okanagan

Christy Clark pays low-key vistis to Penticton, Summerland and Central Okanagan Tuesday.

  • Jun 6th, 2017 3:52pm

Across The Lake Swim still a go say organizers

The event will feature 1,200 swimmers and go July 15 despite the high level of Okanagan Lake.

  • Jun 5th, 2017 4:41pm

WFN celebrate aboriginal culture

The 27th annual Siya celebration was held on Westbank First Nation land Friday.

  • Jun 2nd, 2017 3:21pm

Wind and rain in forecast add to flooding concern

Wind and rain in forecast add to Central Okanagan flooding concerns

  • May 30th, 2017 11:33am

MP pledges support for new Conservative leader

Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola MP Dan Albas didn’t back Andrew Scheer but says he’ll support him now.

  • May 30th, 2017 10:07am

Okanagan Lake continues to move toward record high levels

Expected temperatures of 30 C could send more melted snow water flowing down already swollen creeks.

  • May 25th, 2017 2:47pm

Snow pack, boaters both concerns for flood watchers

Central Okanagan officials worried about large snow pack and speeding boaters on lake this weekend.

  • May 18th, 2017 11:56am

Food banks help with oral health care

Dental association and ScotiaBank step up to help expand oral health program for those in need.

  • May 5th, 2017 4:40pm

West Kelowna man seeks help re-uniting with Brazilian husband

Robert Blatchford says he asked his MP for a letter of support and was refused

  • Apr 28th, 2017 6:00am

Clark expected to make first election appearance in Kelowna-West next week

B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark is expected to particpate in an all-candidates’ meeting.

  • Apr 27th, 2017 11:53am

B.C. Green leader in Kelowna this weekend

Andrew Weaver will speak at a B.C. Green Party rally Sunday

  • Apr 27th, 2017 10:15am

UBCO instructor says time travel is mathematically possible

But Ben Tippett says the special materials needed for a vehicle to travel through time don’t exist.

  • Apr 27th, 2017 10:03am

UBC Okanagan research connects common fats to lazy lifestyle and diabetes

UBCO researchers say more work needs to be done but women are especially at risk.

  • Apr 25th, 2017 6:30am

Conservative leadership hopeful Kevin O’Leary speaks in Kelowna

O’Leary says many Canadian premiers are “weak” leaders.

  • Apr 22nd, 2017 2:45pm

Conservative hopeful Kevin O’Leary coming to Kelowna

But he will only be available to card-carrying Conservatives.

  • Apr 18th, 2017 10:38am

More to do in fight against invasive mussels says water board

Okanagan Basin Water Board wants even stricter rules about mandatory boat inspections.

  • Apr 6th, 2017 1:44pm

Kelowna Apple Triathlon cancelled

Organizers say they are taking a “sabbatical year” but vow to bring race back in 2018.

  • Mar 31st, 2017 2:38pm

Clark OK with BC Hydro boss working on her campaign

Premier says it’s appropriate for Brad Bennett to volunteer while continuing to lead BC Hydro

  • Mar 30th, 2017 3:18pm