Kelowna

(Brennan Phillips / Penticton Western News)

BC Tree Fruits to close Lake Country plant, invest in Oliver

The cooperative will not be building in Kelowna

 

West Kelowna wine country, pictured in October 2020. (Phil McLachlan - West K News)

B.C. wine industry still recovering, looking to return to pre-pandemic boom

The wine industry contributed $3.75 billion to the province economy in 2019

 

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Following collision with school bus suspect on the lam after escaping Kelowna RCMP

The man escaped into the Kirschner Mountain area

 

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Morning Start: Hippopotamus Milk

Your morning start for Wednesday, August 17

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The advice is to drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place. (File photo)

Heat warning in effect for Central and South Okanagan

Daytime temperatures are expected to reach 35 C to 40 C, while overnight lows will be near 18 C

The advice is to drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place. (File photo)
Kelowna RCMP investigated 24 police-reported hate files in 2021, compared to six in 2020. (File photo)

Kelowna man slashed with box cutter, RCMP search for second suspect

The altercation happened just before 2 a.m. Tuesday morning (Aug. 16)

Kelowna RCMP investigated 24 police-reported hate files in 2021, compared to six in 2020. (File photo)
Nicholas Epp was killed in an altercation in downtown Kelowna on Aug. 12 (Nicholas Lorne Epp/Facebook)

Chilliwack man confirmed as Kelowna homicide victim

The incident happened outside the Liquid Zoo

  • Aug 16, 2022
Nicholas Epp was killed in an altercation in downtown Kelowna on Aug. 12 (Nicholas Lorne Epp/Facebook)
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Morning Start: The loudest recorded noise

Your morning start for Tuesday, August 16

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Resort celebrates 30 years in Kelowna with root beer floats

Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort has been in Kelowna since 1992

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A man is presumed drowned after falling into the water at the downtown Kelowna marina Saturday evening. (Facebook)

Young Surrey man drowning victim in Kelowna

Police and fire searched for the man who fell in near the gas bar

A man is presumed drowned after falling into the water at the downtown Kelowna marina Saturday evening. (Facebook)
RCMP on scene outside Kelowna home. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)

Incident in Kelowna peacefully resolved after RCMP swarm home

The RCMP tactical response unit was heard asking someone to come of a home

RCMP on scene outside Kelowna home. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)
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Child finds dead buck in yard; Okanagan man fined for not reporting shot and injured deer

The event happened in Feb. 2021, during the hunting offseason

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The map showing the current outage in Kelowna. (FortisBC)

UPDATE: Power restored on Kelowna’s east side

The outage began around 8:45 p.m.

The map showing the current outage in Kelowna. (FortisBC)
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Off-duty lifeguard saves woman ejected from boat in West Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP rewarded the man on Aug. 11 for saving the woman’s life

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Lightning starts wildfire east of Vernon

The blaze is 0.80 hectares in Cherryville

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Special air quality statement in place for the Okanagan

Smoky conditions are expected to last for 24-48 hours

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Morning Start: Owning Guinea Pigs in Switzerland

Your morning start for Friday, August 12

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Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)

Cariboo Lou: Rapper Tech N9ne coming to Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery

Tickets are still available for the September 24th show

Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)
Jasmine Davis, 34, of Chetwynd was reported missing on Aug. 9 and may be in the Kelowna area (RCMP)

Missing Chetwynd woman who may have been in Kelowna found safe

Jasmine Davis was last seen on July 30

  • Aug 11, 2022
Jasmine Davis, 34, of Chetwynd was reported missing on Aug. 9 and may be in the Kelowna area (RCMP)
Queens Park Child Care Centre in Penticton on July 27 (Photo - YMCA of Okanagan/Facebook)

‘Y’ in the Okanagan gets a name change

“The Y is always evolving”

Queens Park Child Care Centre in Penticton on July 27 (Photo - YMCA of Okanagan/Facebook)