Laryn Gilmour

Construction of KinderHeart Montessori underway in West Kelowna, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media

More available child care spaces coming to the Okanagan

B.C. government invests $250,000 into building a child care facility in West Kelowna

Construction of KinderHeart Montessori underway in West Kelowna, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media
Car crashes into semi-truck in West Kelowna

Car crashes into semi-truck in West Kelowna

Highway 97 heading northbound by Boucherie Rd. closed

Car crashes into semi-truck in West Kelowna
FILE – Wildfire burning in the Okanagan. (Naomi Parkman Sansome/Facebook)

Should B.C. already be implementing province-wide fire bans?

A petition is calling for B.C. Wildfire Service to issue a ban to reduce risk of human caused wildfires

FILE – Wildfire burning in the Okanagan. (Naomi Parkman Sansome/Facebook)
Okanagan Falls Volunteer Fire Department, photo from Okanagan Falls Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page

Woman in hospital after being thrown off horse

She was airlifted to Kelowna General Hospital from Okanagan Falls

Okanagan Falls Volunteer Fire Department, photo from Okanagan Falls Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page
Okanagan Falls beach in May, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media

VIDEO: It’s warming up across the Okanagan Valley

Grey skies are expected to fade and the sun looks like it’s here to stay

Okanagan Falls beach in May, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media
Photo of Lindsay Wong and her book The Woo Woo, photo provided from CBC books

Okanagan Regional Library hosts famous author

Author of The Woo Woo, Lindsay Wong will be in Kelowna Tuesday

Photo of Lindsay Wong and her book The Woo Woo, photo provided from CBC books
Okanagan art gallery releases their theme

Okanagan art gallery releases their theme

Fine arts painting will be the point of focus for this year’s event

Okanagan art gallery releases their theme
Weather holds up for Rutland May Days

Weather holds up for Rutland May Days

60th annual May Day midway, market and entertainment saw hundreds of attendees

Weather holds up for Rutland May Days
62nd annual Knox Mountain Hill Climb race car, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media

Racers are in gear for the 62nd annual Knox Mountain Hill Climb

Knox Mountain Drive and the base parking lot will be fully closed until Tuesday

62nd annual Knox Mountain Hill Climb race car, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media
Rescue crews suspend search for Okanagan kayaker missing for three days

Rescue crews suspend search for Okanagan kayaker missing for three days

71-year-old Zygmunt Janiewicz was reported missing Friday

Rescue crews suspend search for Okanagan kayaker missing for three days
The 21st Juried Flower Show, photo from the Kelowna Garden Club website

Get those flowers competition ready

Gardeners will come together June 29, for the 22nd Juried Flower Show

The 21st Juried Flower Show, photo from the Kelowna Garden Club website
22nd annual Peachland World of Wheels show kicks off May long weekend

22nd annual Peachland World of Wheels show kicks off May long weekend

Sunday will 500 classic cars and over 10,000 attendees

22nd annual Peachland World of Wheels show kicks off May long weekend
Theresa Schawab, one of the founders of ‘Operation Take Two’ photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media

VIDEO: Highschool students take plastic recycling enterprise to ‘Dragons Den’

Rutland Senior Secondary girls present ‘Operation Take Two’

Theresa Schawab, one of the founders of ‘Operation Take Two’ photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media
Okanagan Falls waterfront, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media

VIDEO: Grey skies for this May long weekend

A mix of sun, clouds and showers are in the forecast

Okanagan Falls waterfront, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media
Boating safety tips ahead of May long weekend

Boating safety tips ahead of May long weekend

Kelowna Yacht Club encourages boat renters to get their boater examination course

Boating safety tips ahead of May long weekend
Morgan Forshner, wife and child, photo provided by his mother Karen Wells

A Lake Country mother pushes for Melanoma awareness, after the death of her son

Morgan Forshner dies at 33, after a doctor said his mole was benign

Morgan Forshner, wife and child, photo provided by his mother Karen Wells
Smoke coming from the Richter Creek wildfire, 12 kilometres west of Osoyoos. Photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media

70 firefighters and more air crews called to help contain wildfire

Richter Creek wildfire, 12 kilometres west of Osoyoos, is an estimated 400 hectares

Smoke coming from the Richter Creek wildfire, 12 kilometres west of Osoyoos. Photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media
Steven Randy Pirko, accused in the 2014 murder of Christopher Ausman

Kelowna man charged with murder was prime suspect for three years

Steven Randy Pirko appeared in B.C. Supreme Court for the killing of Christopher Ausman in 2014

Steven Randy Pirko, accused in the 2014 murder of Christopher Ausman
Hungry Game teams competing for local charities in part of the T.I.P foundation, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media

Okanagan servers volunteer as tribute at ‘Hunger Games’

Ten teams tested their tray balancing skills in an obstacle course to raise money for local charities

Hungry Game teams competing for local charities in part of the T.I.P foundation, photo taken by Laryn Gilmour/Black Press Media
Volunteer fire fighters working on their NFPA 1001 certification train with a portable fire extinguisher. (Facebook)

The Okanagan gets ready for the hot dry summer ahead

Fire Smart B.C. encourages homeowners to keep property flammable free

Volunteer fire fighters working on their NFPA 1001 certification train with a portable fire extinguisher. (Facebook)