Michael Rodriguez

Mount Law wildfire on Aug. 15, 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

3 West Kelowna seniors’ homes proactively evacuated due to Mount Law wildfire

Brookhaven Care Centre, where there’s an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, evacuated to Lower Mainland

Mount Law wildfire on Aug. 15, 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Mount Law wildfire, Aug. 16. (Joshua Brunsdon)

Rain forecasted for the Okanagan, likely not enough to make a dent in wildfires

Meteorologist says between a wind shift and potential thunderstorms, rain won’t help fire situation much

Mount Law wildfire, Aug. 16. (Joshua Brunsdon)
The view from around Ellison looking across Okanagan Lake to Westside Road Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, at 4 a.m. The extent of loss has yet to be determined, but local government and BC Wildfire Servies confirm there was significant loss. (Sandra Blattler - Facebook)

UPDATE: Airtankers grounded by White Rock Lake wildfire smoke

50-60 buildings ‘significantly damaged’ on Westside Road overnight

The view from around Ellison looking across Okanagan Lake to Westside Road Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, at 4 a.m. The extent of loss has yet to be determined, but local government and BC Wildfire Servies confirm there was significant loss. (Sandra Blattler - Facebook)
Smoke from the Mount Law wildfire viewed from Peachland on Sunday, Aug. 15. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

More evac alerts issued as Mount Law wildfire grows to 200 hectares near West Kelowna

More than 1,900 homes in West Kelowna, Peachland and RDCO are on alert; 460 ordered evacuated

Smoke from the Mount Law wildfire viewed from Peachland on Sunday, Aug. 15. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
The fire on Dilworth spotted from Glenmore. (Karen Hill/Kelowna Capital News)
The fire on Dilworth spotted from Glenmore. (Karen Hill/Kelowna Capital News)
Kyle Gianis. (Kyle Gianis/Instagram)

RCMP cleared of wrongdoing in Enderby death of West Kelowna man with gang ties

Kyle Gianis died of self-inflicted wounds at a campground near Enderby days after surviving a shooting in Kelowna

Kyle Gianis. (Kyle Gianis/Instagram)
Elana Thomas. (Contributed)

RCMP searching for missing Vanderhoof woman last seen in Kelowna

Elana Thomas was last seen in the Rutland area of Kelowna on Aug. 8

Elana Thomas. (Contributed)
First United Church on Bernard Avenue in Kelowna. (Google Maps photo)

Firefighters extinguish early morning blaze at downtown Kelowna church

Blaze sparked in the doorway at First United Church on Bernard Avenue around 1 a.m.

First United Church on Bernard Avenue in Kelowna. (Google Maps photo)
Power outage in Kelowna on Friday, Aug. 13. (FortisBC photo)

UPDATE: Power restored for thousands in Kelowna

Power restored in Upper Mission, lights out in Lower Mission

Power outage in Kelowna on Friday, Aug. 13. (FortisBC photo)
Four RCMP vehicles near the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 33 in Kelowna on Wednesday, Aug. 11. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)

RCMP arrest man panhandling at Kelowna intersection

Mounties allege the man attempted to assault an officer after being given a warning

Four RCMP vehicles near the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 33 in Kelowna on Wednesday, Aug. 11. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)
COVID-19 cases in the B.C. Interior between Aug. 1 and 7. (BCCDC photo)

Central Okanagan shatters record for most weekly cases again

Between Aug. 1 and 7, health officials recorded 849 cases in the region

COVID-19 cases in the B.C. Interior between Aug. 1 and 7. (BCCDC photo)
McKinley Beach. (Kinnikinnik Developments photo)

Procedural hiccup causes Kelowna council to defer decision on controversial development

Recent traffic impact studies were not made public, prompting council to bump the matter for two weeks

McKinley Beach. (Kinnikinnik Developments photo)
A couple wearing masks walks along downtown Kelowna’s Bernard Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 11. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Almost 1,700 COVID-19 cases in Central Okanagan outbreak

Numbers continue to trend upwards, according to Interior Health; 95% of cases not fully immunized

A couple wearing masks walks along downtown Kelowna’s Bernard Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 11. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
A semi-truck flipped, blocking traffic in both directions on Clifton Road in Kelowna on Wednesday, Aug. 11. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Semi flips, closes Kelowna road in both directions

Stretches of Clifton and High roads are closed

A semi-truck flipped, blocking traffic in both directions on Clifton Road in Kelowna on Wednesday, Aug. 11. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Influx of COVID-19 patients prompts Kelowna General Hospital to bump some surgeries

‘Our hospital is swamped with COVID patients, almost entirely unvaccinated’

Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (B.C. Government photo)

Dr. Bonnie Henry, Adrian Dix to host COVID-19 townhall for Interior Health

Residents invited to ask questions of health minister, top doctor leading B.C.’s COVID-19 response

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (B.C. Government photo)
The White Rock Lake wildfire burns near the Westside on Friday night, Aug. 6, 2021. (Steve Wensley - Prime Light Media)

PHOTOS: White Rock Lake wildfire lights up night skies in the Okanagan

The 55,000-hectare wildfire caused thousands of evacuations Friday night, even more on alert

The White Rock Lake wildfire burns near the Westside on Friday night, Aug. 6, 2021. (Steve Wensley - Prime Light Media)
White Rock Lake wildfire from Monte Lake Aug. 5, 2021. (Kevin Cooke/Facebook)

Wildfire crews forced to rescue Monte Lake residents who ignored evacuation order

‘No property is worth risking lives,’ said Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth

White Rock Lake wildfire from Monte Lake Aug. 5, 2021. (Kevin Cooke/Facebook)
Kyle Gianis. (@ironathletics_official/Instagram)

Man who survived 4 gangland hits in B.C. found dead at Okanagan campground

Kyle Gianis believed to have died of self-inflicted wounds days after failed hit in Kelowna

Kyle Gianis. (@ironathletics_official/Instagram)
The White Rock Lake wildfire pictured on Aug. 4. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Falkland community flee their homes due to raging White Rock Lake wildfire

Evacuation ordered for hundreds of more homes across several regional districts on Wednesday night

The White Rock Lake wildfire pictured on Aug. 4. (BC Wildfire Service photo)