Carmen Weld

Be their lifeline, stand up for mental health

A special benefit gala is being held this weekend in Kelowna to support mental health

Okanagan rock opera hits the stage again

Okanagan-written and produced, “RAFT a rock opera”, hits the Kelowna stage this month

False alarm clears Kelowna courthouse

The Kelowna courthouse was cleared after a ‘suspicious package’ was found

Rain is on its way to the Okanagan

Environment Canada predicts showers to hit the Okanagan Valley starting on Friday

Finlay Creek wildfire at 1,300 hectares

“Largely this fire activity and rate of spread is due to how dry the fuels are within this area of the Okanagan.”

Photos: Trudeau meets with Kelowna firefighters

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Kelowna firefighters on Tuesday

Greyback Mountain fire calms

The Greyback Mountain fire south of Kelowna is showing less aggressive behaviour today

Peachland wildfire remapped at 1,000 hectares

“We had thought it was bigger than that… which is a piece of good news.”

UPDATE: Trudeau arrives in Kelowna

The Prime Minister will visit a fire hall, hike Knox and speak at a town hall at the UBCO

Faulder asked to conserve water

The reservoir for the local water system was nearly emptied from residents over watering their properties

A little rain is in the forecast

Environment Canada reports there could be rain for the first time in weeks this Thursday

Cross-border wildfire doubles north of the border

The Diamond Creek wildfire has grown to 4,545 hectares on the Canadian side of the border

Joe Rich wildfire evacuees can all go home

The final evacuation order has been downgraded for an alert for Joe Rich residents

UPDATE: Peachland fire holds despite challenging winds

Fire crews have set up an incident command at the Penticton airport for blaze, south of Kelowna

UPDATE: Wildfire sparks near Little White Mountain

A new wildfire has sparked south of Kelowna

Update: Kault Hill fire contained

Highway 1 open to traffic in both directions, 10 firefighting personnel on site.

Cross-border wildfire continues to burn

The Diamond Creek fire is ravaging backcountry on both sides of the border

B.C. men convicted for killing off-season moose

Two Kelowna men were charged, convicted and fined for killing an off-season cow moose

Parents sound off on school supplies

Penticton parents are busy online chatting about school supplies

B.C. teacher trapped by Hurricane Harvey

Vernon Christian School teacher Melissa Overend was in Texas when the storm struck