Lake Country

A new Vernon-Lake Country electoral district is being proposed for the area. (Contributed)

New Vernon-Lake Country electoral district proposed

Population growth prompts federal electoral boundary changes

 

(Photo - Kelowna Beer Week/Facebook)

Oktoberfest, takeover nights and more highlight Kelowna Beer Week

Kelowna Beer Week is happening over 11 days from Sept. 23 to Oct. 8

 

Canadian rockers, Sloan. (Photo/Sloan Facebook)

Canadian rockers Sloan coming to the Okanagan

Tickets for the March 2023 show are on sale now

 

A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Estimated 29,000 lethal fentanyl doses taken off Okanagan streets

CFSEU-BC completed the initiative in partnership with RCMP detachments throughout the Okanagan

  • Sep 21, 2022
A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Enderby’s Amanda Pollock has her border collie, Poser, sit at attention before taking on the course in a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Lumby campground loaded with agile dogs

Dog’O’Pogo agility group hosts sanctioned trial event Sept. 16-18 at Lumby Lions Campground

Enderby’s Amanda Pollock has her border collie, Poser, sit at attention before taking on the course in a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Armstrong incumbent mayor Chris Pieper (left) receives congratulations and some heckling from the crowd after being awarded the Make Water Work Champion title for the fifth time since 2015 from Sigrie Kendrick, executive director of the Okanagan Xeriscape Association. (Contributed)

Armstrong crowned water champion for fifth time

City wins OBWB’s Make Water Work campaign; fifth victory since 2015

Armstrong incumbent mayor Chris Pieper (left) receives congratulations and some heckling from the crowd after being awarded the Make Water Work Champion title for the fifth time since 2015 from Sigrie Kendrick, executive director of the Okanagan Xeriscape Association. (Contributed)
Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)

Vernon bike park goes to the dogs for promo video

SilverStar’s promotional video for Chien Chaud - French for Hot Dog - stars 10 dachshunds

Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)
Kristian Newell shares to Facebook a photo of injuries sustained in a stranger attack at a Chevron in Lake Country on Sept. 11, 2022 (Kristian Newell/Facebook)

VIDEO: Lake Country man speaks out after alleged violent assault

The alleged assault took place at the Chevron at Hwy 97 and Glenmore Road

  • Sep 14, 2022
Kristian Newell shares to Facebook a photo of injuries sustained in a stranger attack at a Chevron in Lake Country on Sept. 11, 2022 (Kristian Newell/Facebook)
RCMP vehicles outside the Lake Country office (Brittany Webster - The Calendar)

B.C. man charged in fatal Banff stabbing

John Proule, 20, of Lake Country faces second degree murder charge

  • Sep 4, 2022
RCMP vehicles outside the Lake Country office (Brittany Webster - The Calendar)
(Stock photo)

Lake Country nurse suspended for three years after taking money from widower

Motloch had been telling the widower that she had cancer

(Stock photo)
Four-year-old Rylie Nicholls continues to battle stage four neuroblastoma (Toni Nicholls/Facebook)

‘Army on steroids’: Lake Country girl fighting cancer looking for support

BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is supported by the Dream Lottery, tickets on sale now

  • Aug 19, 2022
Four-year-old Rylie Nicholls continues to battle stage four neuroblastoma (Toni Nicholls/Facebook)
William McKay and his wife won $500,000 on the Aug. 5 LottoMax extra draw. (Photo/BCLC)

Lottery win wakes up Lake Country couple

‘I have to wake up my wife! She thought I was joking with her’

William McKay and his wife won $500,000 on the Aug. 5 LottoMax extra draw. (Photo/BCLC)
Reports of a fire on the roof of George Elliot Secondary School in Lake Country, (Photo/Jordy Cunningham)

Quick response from fire department douses flames at Lake Country school

First calls came in around 7 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 17)

Reports of a fire on the roof of George Elliot Secondary School in Lake Country, (Photo/Jordy Cunningham)
(Brennan Phillips / Penticton Western News)

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

The cooperative will not be building in Kelowna

(Brennan Phillips / Penticton Western News)
(B.C. Wildfire Services Dashboard)

Lightning starts wildfire east of Vernon

The blaze is 0.80 hectares in Cherryville

(B.C. Wildfire Services Dashboard)
A $500,000 winning lottery ticket was bought in Lake Country (File Photo)

Cha-ching: Unclaimed $500,000 lotto ticket sold in Lake Country

It’s the only ‘extra’ grand prize ticket from Friday’s draw

A $500,000 winning lottery ticket was bought in Lake Country (File Photo)
Coroner Andy Watson confirmed the death of a man in Chemainus Monday night.

Lake Country woman dies following Enderby RV fire

Blaze put out by Good Samaritans who also provided first aid to occupant

Coroner Andy Watson confirmed the death of a man in Chemainus Monday night.
(Facebook photos)

Okanagan skaters heading to Team Canada selection camp

Iginla, Disher looking for don the red and white again

(Facebook photos)
Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)

Have fun, but stay safe on Okanagan Lake this weekend: Kelowna RCMP

More RCMP resources brought in for B.C. Day long weekend

Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)
Lake Country RCMP Detachment (Brittany Webster)

Man drowns while helping another person on Okanagan’s Wood Lake

B.C. Coroner Service attended the scene

  • Jul 18, 2022
Lake Country RCMP Detachment (Brittany Webster)
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