Okanagan

People took over the north end of Woods Lake dressed as witches to celebrate Halloween early (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Wood Lake bubbles over with ‘Paddleboarding Witches’

It was the first annual event and was put together in 48 hours

People took over the north end of Woods Lake dressed as witches to celebrate Halloween early (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Prospera Place (Photo - @bensteiner00/Twitter)

Prospera Place launching new VIP experience with Kelowna winery

The new VIP lounge is open starting tonight (Oct. 19) when the Rockets host Brandon

Prospera Place (Photo - @bensteiner00/Twitter)
Okanagan College hosts open house events at it's campus' this fall. (OC image)

Okanagan College opens doors for prospects

Events at Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, Salmon Arm campuses

Okanagan College hosts open house events at it's campus' this fall. (OC image)
(Photo - Annie In Eventyrland/Tiktok)

Morning Start: Babies in Denmark

Your morning start for Wednesday, Oct. 19

(Photo - Annie In Eventyrland/Tiktok)
(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Interior Health warns of monkeypox automated call scam

IH doesn’t use automated calls to notify people about exposure to infectious diseases

(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Cascadia has its own flag.

Uzelman: Canada is a laggard in NORAD, NATO and Arctic Defence

New column from Bruce Uzelman

  • Oct 18, 2022
Cascadia has its own flag.
Humped and hooked-nose male sockeye and females swimming up river to spawn. (Lyle Berzins photo)

Okanagan Nature Nut: Nature’s most impressive show

Extraordinary salmon run is on now on the Adams River

Humped and hooked-nose male sockeye and females swimming up river to spawn. (Lyle Berzins photo)
(Contributed)

Six Okanagan non-profits to receive sustainable recovery grants

United Way, along with four other companies are funding the grants

(Contributed)
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Morning Start: The NHL ‘X’ man

Your morning start for Friday, Oct. 14

(@arber_xhekaj/Twitter)
(Phil McLachlan - Western News File)

Penticton home to more than 3,600 businesses, 6% growth since 2021: City data

The city’s top industries of employment include health care, social assistance and retail

(Phil McLachlan - Western News File)
An Osoyoos man was caught on camera tampering with Dustin Sikora’s election signs. Sikora is one of two mayoral candidates in the Oct. 15 Osoyoos election. (Screenshot- Osoyoos First Facebook Video)

VIDEO: Osoyoos man arrested after stealing election signs

Mayoral candidate Dustin Sikora had signs tampered with from Oct. 7 to 11

An Osoyoos man was caught on camera tampering with Dustin Sikora’s election signs. Sikora is one of two mayoral candidates in the Oct. 15 Osoyoos election. (Screenshot- Osoyoos First Facebook Video)
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People with autism wanted for research study in Okanagan

The study is taking place in 32 locations across Canada, the United States, and Australia

(Pixabay)
Cascadia has its own flag.

Uzelman: The region of Cascadia – fun and facts

New column from Bruce Uzelman

  • Oct 13, 2022
Cascadia has its own flag.
(Photo - @sophiekleeman/Twitter)

Morning Start: Pitcher to pictures

Your morning start for Thursday, Oct. 13

(Photo - @sophiekleeman/Twitter)
(Artem_Apukhtin/Pixabay photo)

Fire ban extended in Kamloops Fire Centre

Campfires under a half-metre wide by half-metre tall are allowed

  • Oct 12, 2022
(Artem_Apukhtin/Pixabay photo)
(Twitter)

Morning Start: Animals and fermented fruit

Your morning start for Wednesday, Oct. 12

(Twitter)
BC Wildfire Service file

Expect visible flames, smoke as prescribed burn in Okanagan starts soon

Preparation for 170-hectare prescribed burn could start as early as Monday

  • Oct 11, 2022
BC Wildfire Service file
Fall in Kelowna, B.C. Joined by Penticton and Summerland, the city set an all-time heat record for the day of Oct. 11 this Thanksgiving. (Contributed)

Penticton, Kelowna and Summerland break 30-year heat records on Thanksgiving Day

Parts B.C’s Interior experienced ‘unseasonably warm temperatures’ on Monday, Oct. 11

Fall in Kelowna, B.C. Joined by Penticton and Summerland, the city set an all-time heat record for the day of Oct. 11 this Thanksgiving. (Contributed)
The various weapons found in a Vernon man’s car who was arrested in Kelowna (RCMP/Contributed)

Vernon man with guns, knives, bear spray and brass knuckles in car arrested in Kelowna

The man was found sleeping in his car with loud music playing on Sunday morning (Oct. 9)

The various weapons found in a Vernon man’s car who was arrested in Kelowna (RCMP/Contributed)
The Juneau Police Department is asking for community assistance as they search for suspects involved in a June break-in at Glacier Gardens. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire file)

Uzelman: B.C.’s high crime rate requires provincial action

New column from Bruce Uzelman

  • Oct 11, 2022
The Juneau Police Department is asking for community assistance as they search for suspects involved in a June break-in at Glacier Gardens. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire file)