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Dena Bairbash helped organize residents of Kelowna’s north end in efforts to petition the city to readdress the recently-moved location of Kelowna’s homeless camp near Knox Mountain. (Photo: Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Knox Mountain, north end Kelowna residents gather to petition city over homeless camp relocation

Concerned residents organized Saturday morning in downtown Kelowna

Dena Bairbash helped organize residents of Kelowna’s north end in efforts to petition the city to readdress the recently-moved location of Kelowna’s homeless camp near Knox Mountain. (Photo: Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray thanks her family, volunteers and her supporters at the Ramada Hotel after being elected Oct. 21. (Daniel Taylor - Capital News)

Okanagan Members of Parliment named to Conservative shadow cabinet

Andrew Scheer announced the shadow ministers that serve as critics to the federal government

Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray thanks her family, volunteers and her supporters at the Ramada Hotel after being elected Oct. 21. (Daniel Taylor - Capital News)
A RCMP officer is on hand to watch people take down their tents and pack up for the day at a new homeless camp established by the Kelowna Curling Club. (Jen Zielinski - Kelowna Capital News).

GoFundMe campaign launched against City of Kelowna amidst Okanagan homeless crisis

The campaign is looking for $50,000 to take the city to court

A RCMP officer is on hand to watch people take down their tents and pack up for the day at a new homeless camp established by the Kelowna Curling Club. (Jen Zielinski - Kelowna Capital News).
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Lone Okanagan high school at B.C. soccer provincials finishes 14th

The Rutland Secondary Voodos in Kelowna finished 14th out of the top 16 teams in B.C.

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Crash closes Highway 1 near Chase, both directions closed until further notice

DriveBC reported the highway closure around 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon

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Okanagan Home Hardware centres raise close to $40,000 for breast cancer research. (Photo: BC Cancer Foundation)

Okanagan Home Hardware centres raise $37,486 for breast cancer research

Donations made throughout October and were matched by Home Hardware

Okanagan Home Hardware centres raise close to $40,000 for breast cancer research. (Photo: BC Cancer Foundation)
Inspirational humorist and disability culture advocate David Roche presents his “Generosity Made Me” to Okanagan philanthropists on National Philanthropy Day in Kelowna on Nov. 15. (Photo: Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Okanagan philanthropists treated to moving speech on National Philanthropy Day

David Roche shared his message to the Association of Fundraising Professionals and non-profits

Inspirational humorist and disability culture advocate David Roche presents his “Generosity Made Me” to Okanagan philanthropists on National Philanthropy Day in Kelowna on Nov. 15. (Photo: Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Pedestrian struck and killed in Kamloops accident

Pedestrian struck and killed in Kamloops accident

Kamloops RCMP responded to the incident at 5:30 p.m. Friday night

Pedestrian struck and killed in Kamloops accident
Okanagan man facing 18 charges after hidden camera found in winery washroom

Okanagan man facing 18 charges after hidden camera found in winery washroom

The camera was found in a washroom at Summerhill Winery on Aug. 23

Okanagan man facing 18 charges after hidden camera found in winery washroom
Psychology graduate student Cassidy Wallis won UBCO’s 3 Minute Thesis when she presented RCMP-collaborated research on how and when child abuse is reported. (UBC Okanagan)

UBC Okanagan, RCMP collab for study on reporting child abuse

A fundraising gala will present a UBCO psych student’s research on how and when abuse is reported

Psychology graduate student Cassidy Wallis won UBCO’s 3 Minute Thesis when she presented RCMP-collaborated research on how and when child abuse is reported. (UBC Okanagan)
The Alliance Against Displacement’s (AAD) Listen Chen stands in front of a group of people campaigning for improved rights and treatment towards people living homeless on Leon Avenue in Kelowna. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

‘Homes not shelters’: Those living on Kelowna streets rally for rights

On Tuesday, Leon Avenue residents came together to demand change

The Alliance Against Displacement’s (AAD) Listen Chen stands in front of a group of people campaigning for improved rights and treatment towards people living homeless on Leon Avenue in Kelowna. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Monster Truck Chaos comes to Kelowna in January 2020. (Contributed)

Monster Truck Chaos gears up for Okanagan invasion

The monster truck event comes to Kelowna for two shows in January

Monster Truck Chaos comes to Kelowna in January 2020. (Contributed)
Quarterback Nate Beauchemin with coach Kendall Gross at the Owl’s championship win at the 2018 Subway Bowl. (Photo: Paul Beauchemin)

Okanagan high school star makes All Canadian TITAN team, gets Grey Cup invitation

Kelowna’s Nate Beauchemin will join 70 students from across Canada for the Nissan Kickoff Project

Quarterback Nate Beauchemin with coach Kendall Gross at the Owl’s championship win at the 2018 Subway Bowl. (Photo: Paul Beauchemin)
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Tolko mill in Kelowna to permanently close in 2020

More than 120 workers will be impacted by the close

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More e-scooters roll into Kelowna as micro-mobility market heats up

Roll Technologies will introduce its scooters on Nov. 10

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Tough pup recovering after Okanagan hit-and-run

Tough pup recovering after Okanagan hit-and-run

Lizzy suffered several lacerations after being struck by a vehicle in Kelowna Thursday night

Tough pup recovering after Okanagan hit-and-run
Suspects avoid RCMP spike belt during Okanagan wide crime spree

Suspects avoid RCMP spike belt during Okanagan wide crime spree

Suspects in a Dodge Ram are wanted by RCMP

Suspects avoid RCMP spike belt during Okanagan wide crime spree
(Courtney Hesse, community market manager and Ray Warren, RBC VP commercial banking present cheque to Jeremy Lugowy, corporate giving manager with United Way SIBC. Contributed)

Okanagan United Way youth tech program gets $20,000 donation

The funding comes from the RBC Future Launch program in Kelowna

(Courtney Hesse, community market manager and Ray Warren, RBC VP commercial banking present cheque to Jeremy Lugowy, corporate giving manager with United Way SIBC. Contributed)
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Vees complete comeback for 4th straight win

Penticton earned a 5-3 victory over South Surry Friday night, play Victoria Saturday

(Photo: Damon James/BCHL)
RCMP warns of AirBnb fraud after guest poses as owner in Okanagan

RCMP warns of AirBnb fraud after guest poses as owner in Okanagan

Police search for a male suspect after reported frauds in Kelowna

RCMP warns of AirBnb fraud after guest poses as owner in Okanagan