Jacqueline Gelineau

Brar said that it can also be difficult for women to find guidance and mentorship from people who have had a successful career in politics. (Amarit Brar/Submitted)

Politicians in Kelowna still looking to break down patriarchal barriers, misogyny

Only two women were elected in the October municipal election, out of eight council spots

Brar said that it can also be difficult for women to find guidance and mentorship from people who have had a successful career in politics. (Amarit Brar/Submitted)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Salted liquorice, horchata, pierogis and music: Multiculturalism celebrated at Kelowna school

The Okanagan Mission Secondary School Multicultural Expo was Nov. 23

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
A Journey Home spokesman said there are about 130 people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna. (Black Press/File photo)

New program shows real-time availability of shelter beds in Kelowna

On Nov.22, at 2p.m. Kelowna had two shelter beds available for adults

A Journey Home spokesman said there are about 130 people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna. (Black Press/File photo)
Police presence downtown Merritt on Nov. 21 (Kathy Cameron/Facebook)

Merritt Christmas tree light-up cancelled due to safety concerns

The decision comes after several shootings and search warrant executions throughout the past week

Police presence downtown Merritt on Nov. 21 (Kathy Cameron/Facebook)
Lorence Williams was charged after an incident that resulted in a death in Rutland on May 30, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Preliminary trial begins for Kelowna man charged with Rutland murder

Lorence Williams was charged with second degree murder after a May 30, 2021 incident

Lorence Williams was charged after an incident that resulted in a death in Rutland on May 30, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
RCMP on scene at a backyard in Merritt. (Anastasia Cash)

VIDEO: RCMP snipers stationed in backyard, aiming at house on Nicola Ave., Merritt

The 1700 block of Nicola Avenue was shut down by Merritt RCMP on Nov. 18

RCMP on scene at a backyard in Merritt. (Anastasia Cash)
Heavy police presence in Merritt after shots fired

Flash bangs and snipers in Merritt neighbourhood standoff

The 1700 block of Nicola Avenue was shut down by Merritt RCMP after gunshots earlier in the day

Heavy police presence in Merritt after shots fired
Michael Marshall, 25, UBCO physics student living at the Vinyards. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

UBCO students rent affordable units at senior’s residence in exchange for fun

Two students in their 20s are living at the Vinyards residence for seniors

Michael Marshall, 25, UBCO physics student living at the Vinyards. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Firefighters and RCMP on Rail Trail, Nov. 17. (Jordy Cunningham/ Capital News)

‘It’s not the first and it won’t be the last’: Fire crews douse blaze on Kelowna’s Rail Trail

Those experiencing homelessness are building campfires for warmth off the Rail Trail

Firefighters and RCMP on Rail Trail, Nov. 17. (Jordy Cunningham/ Capital News)
The Minister of International Development,Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, announced the opening of PacifiCan offices in Kelowna  (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Government-funded business opportunities and $3.6 million in grants coming to Kelowna

The Minister of International Development announced the opening of PacifiCan offices in Kelowna

The Minister of International Development,Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, announced the opening of PacifiCan offices in Kelowna  (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.

2 wanted B.C. men died in Ontario plane crash due to inexperienced pilot, poor visibility

Investigations found that the plane was overloaded and the pilot was not certified to fly in the adverse conditions

Gene Lahrkamp of Trail, a fugitive who was wanted for the killing of Abbotsford gangster Jimi Sandhu in Thailand, was killed in a plane crash April 30 in Ontario.
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‘When people call 911 they expect help’: Okanagan MLAs demand solutions to ambulance reduction

The Kelowna fire department said that Kelowna has not yet seen severe ambulance delays

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Tom Macauley and his son (Tom Macauley/Facebook)

New father support group looking to end the ‘cycle of abuse’ in Kelowna

A group for new dads who are looking for support and socialization meets on Nov. 26

Tom Macauley and his son (Tom Macauley/Facebook)
Man allegedly caught committing indecent acts (Kelowna RCMP)

Kelowna RCMP searching for man allegedly committing indecent acts in public

The man was allegedly caught on a security camera between Oct. 27 and Nov. 2

Man allegedly caught committing indecent acts (Kelowna RCMP)
Man allegedly caught committing indecent acts (Kelowna RCMP)

UPDATE: Arrest made in indecent public acts case in Kelowna

The man was allegedly caught on a security camera between Oct. 27 and Nov. 2

Man allegedly caught committing indecent acts (Kelowna RCMP)
(Josh Berson photo)

Kelowna to have only 7 ambulances after BC Emergency Health Services cuts

The Union of Ambulance Paramedics in B.C. say Kelowna could experience longer wait times.

(Josh Berson photo)
Joshua Hawco, accused of sexual assault and his defence lawyer, Andre Roothman leaving the Kelowna law courts on Nov. 1, 2022 
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Jury finds Kelowna man guilty of sexual assault

The sexual assault took place on Christmas Eve, 2020

Joshua Hawco, accused of sexual assault and his defence lawyer, Andre Roothman leaving the Kelowna law courts on Nov. 1, 2022 
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
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Kitty cat cafe hopes to have Kelowna cuddling up with a coffee

A kickstarter for the cat cafe Catelowna is now online

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Maiah Fujino (left) and her friends enjoy the 2019 Great Okanagan Beer Festival at Kelowna’s Waterfront Park. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News

Pour one out for the cancelled 2023 Okanagan Beer Festival

The festival last took place in Kelowna in 2019

Maiah Fujino (left) and her friends enjoy the 2019 Great Okanagan Beer Festival at Kelowna’s Waterfront Park. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News
Royal Canadian Legion Westbank 288 treasurer Liz Dickson and president Anne Fox.
(Jacqueline Gelineau - West K News)

Okanagan Indigenous veterans were stripped of their status after war efforts

Westbank First Nations held a ceremony for Indigenous veterans day

Royal Canadian Legion Westbank 288 treasurer Liz Dickson and president Anne Fox.
(Jacqueline Gelineau - West K News)
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