Kathy Michaels

Capital News file                                Bruce Hamilton hands the Memorial Cup to team captain Josh Gorges in the celebration at Prospera Place after the host Kelowna Rockets won the Canadian Hockey League championship in 2004.

2020 Memorial Cup to be a Kelowna-wide event

Kelowna will officially host the hockey event

Capital News file                                Bruce Hamilton hands the Memorial Cup to team captain Josh Gorges in the celebration at Prospera Place after the host Kelowna Rockets won the Canadian Hockey League championship in 2004.
B.C. man’s dealings in drugs and the dark web brought to light

B.C. man’s dealings in drugs and the dark web brought to light

Operation Darkness Falls results in arrest of prolific dark net Fentanyl vendors, including one from Kelowna.

B.C. man’s dealings in drugs and the dark web brought to light
Club Penguin announces closure

Club Penguin announces closure

After 13 years in business, Club Penguin will soon be “sunsetting.”

Club Penguin announces closure
Kelowna Mounties pull woman from inferno

Kelowna Mounties pull woman from inferno

The woman went into medical distress behind the wheel …

Kelowna Mounties pull woman from inferno
Smoky skies bulletin issued for the Okanagan

Smoky skies bulletin issued for the Okanagan

A haze may return

Smoky skies bulletin issued for the Okanagan
Helen Jennens still mourns the lost of her two sons who died from drug overdose and now is working with Moms Stop the Harm to stop the cycle /Dustin Betuzzi photo

Two sons lost to the opioid crisis, a mother calls for change

A Kelowna mother fights to stop the harm as Aug. 31 marks Overdose Awareness Day.

Helen Jennens still mourns the lost of her two sons who died from drug overdose and now is working with Moms Stop the Harm to stop the cycle /Dustin Betuzzi photo
UPDATE: Four in custody, shots fired in Kettle Valley

UPDATE: Four in custody, shots fired in Kettle Valley

There is a heavy police presence in Kelowna’s Upper Mission area

UPDATE: Four in custody, shots fired in Kettle Valley
Veil of smoke lifted from the Okanagan, Shuswap

Veil of smoke lifted from the Okanagan, Shuswap

The veil of smoke has lifted and Okanagan residents woke up Monday to blue skies.

Veil of smoke lifted from the Okanagan, Shuswap
Okanagan reaches Level 2 drought rating

Okanagan reaches Level 2 drought rating

The province is encouraging everyone to use water wisely.

Okanagan reaches Level 2 drought rating
Okanagan cities to be stifled with a heavy layer of smoky air

Okanagan cities to be stifled with a heavy layer of smoky air

It’s expected to be a really smoky day.

Okanagan cities to be stifled with a heavy layer of smoky air
New app to help B.C.’s wildlife warriors

New app to help B.C.’s wildlife warriors

The BC Wildlife Federation released an updated version of the Conservation App

New app to help B.C.’s wildlife warriors
Okanagan air quality to deteriorate again

Okanagan air quality to deteriorate again

That clearing trend isn’t expected to last.

Okanagan air quality to deteriorate again
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Puppies picked up by BC Wildfire crew to be returned to family

They were just leaving the Monashee Complex of fires when they found the cutest creatures.

(IMAGE CREDIT: BCWILDFIRE FACEBOOK)
UPDATE: Air quality improves slightly

UPDATE: Air quality improves slightly

Breathing conditions are improving, though still not ideal

UPDATE: Air quality improves slightly
(IMAGE CREDIT: BCWILDFIRE FACEBOOK)

BC Wildfire crew rescues lost puppies

They were just leaving the Monashee Complex of fires when they found the cutest creatures.

(IMAGE CREDIT: BCWILDFIRE FACEBOOK)
Kelowna’s Pride Marshal leaves Syria, finds himself in Canada

Kelowna’s Pride Marshal leaves Syria, finds himself in Canada

After a trip around the world, the Syrian has finally found acceptance

Kelowna’s Pride Marshal leaves Syria, finds himself in Canada
Animal rights activists to protest Kelowna’s RibFest launch

Animal rights activists to protest Kelowna’s RibFest launch

Animal rights activists plan on sinking their teeth into an annual event they say is unethical and unhealthy.

Animal rights activists to protest Kelowna’s RibFest launch
Wildfire smoke settling into the Southern Interior

Wildfire smoke settling into the Southern Interior

Smoke is starting to get thicker

Wildfire smoke settling into the Southern Interior
Get ready for 40 C weather in the Southern Interior

Get ready for 40 C weather in the Southern Interior

Hot and smoky days ahead

Get ready for 40 C weather in the Southern Interior
Okanagan to be hit by a heat wave

Okanagan to be hit by a heat wave

Temperatures could get as high as 40 C

Okanagan to be hit by a heat wave