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Car seat recycle program

Mar 1, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Pexels The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) has a new program for your child's car seat for after they've outgrown it. Starting March 1, the CSRD is introducing a new car-seat recycling program. All child car seats,

Foodbank gets big donation

Mar 1, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The Gary Bennett Family Fund and its supporters donated $3,500 in support of infants in the Central Okanagan Community Food Bank’s No Hungry Children Campaign and Tiny Bundles Program. In addition to monthly food

Top news stories this week

Feb 28, 2021 / 4:00 am

Amandalina Letterio takes a look at the top stories in the B.C. Interior this week. Read the full stories below: RCMP apologize for misstep Witnesses testify in 2018 Canada Day attack Cabs seek $2 airport fee Controversy over student's

Embrace aging Okanagan

Feb 27, 2021 / 5:00 pm

Photo: UBC Okanagan Naomi Mison, who is hosting an event to discuss virtual solutions to support loved ones during COVIID-19, has a conversation with her mother on Skype. March is the eighth annual Embrace Aging month in the Okanagan. Organized

Warmer weather is coming

Feb 27, 2021 / 2:24 pm

The first day of spring is still more than three weeks away but the Thompson-Okanagan region is already seeing warmer weather. The city of Kelowna already closed down Stuart Park ice rink anticipating the increasing temperatures. Was it too soon?

Goodbye, Honeysuckle

Feb 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

Hearts are broken on Hall Road, as the community says 'goodbye' to its beloved Honeysuckle the muscovy duck. The unusual duck started getting attention in Kelowna over the past year. Visitors would pass by the pond and their eyes would

Rockets release Wilton

Feb 26, 2021 / 9:06 pm

Photo: Kelowna Rockets Dallon Wilton Dallon Wilton has is officially a free agent. The Kelowna Rockets announced today that have released forward Dallon Wilton. The Manitoba native appeared in 46 games for the Rockets last season,

Cops on Sutherland Avenue

Feb 26, 2021 / 8:22 pm

Photo: Nemo/Witness There was heavy police presence on Sutherland Avenue at about 7 p.m. Friday. Two vehicles were surrounded by at least 10 RCMP cruisers, some unmarked, a witness told Castanet. Sutherland Avenue is closed to traffic

Music heals pandemic pain

Feb 26, 2021 / 4:00 am

Kelowna musician DLopez is getting ready to drop his new album, written over the past year during a time when his family was suffering. "It's been really really sad," DLopez tells Castanet. Both his grandmother and uncle died from

RCMP meets Kelowna Pride

Feb 25, 2021 / 4:37 pm

Photo: Amandalina Letterio The RCMP Safe Place program aims to offer members of the LGBTQ2S+ a safe place to go when they are in unsafe situations. The RCMP met with Kelowna Pride on Thursday morning to address the recent controversy around


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