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8-ball league back in action

Aug 18, 2022 / 4:00 am

The Kelowna Eightball Association is making its return to league play after COVID-19 shut down the sport for nearly three years. According to league President Chad Buchfink, pool players are just itching to rack ‘em up to play some eightball. “COVID,

Dirty Mutter returns

Aug 18, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Dirty Mutter Grab your canine and prepare to get messy. Kelowna's premiere canine and owner obstacle course is back for the 2022 Dirty Mutter on Saturday. After a two-year pause, this year's 1.5 kilometre course will include

Return of kokanee salmon

Aug 17, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: RDCO It's spawning season for Kokanee salmon. Hardy Falls Regional Park is hosting a free event "Welcome the Kokanee,"on Aug. 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Regional District of Central Okanagan park interpreters

Boil water notice issued

Aug 17, 2022 / 10:28 am

Photo: City of West Kelowna The City of West Kelowna has issued a boil water notice for the Sunnyside and Pritchard Service Area due to the presence of total coliform bacteria. West Kelowna uses chlorine to treat the water in the system,

New bike path taking shape

Aug 16, 2022 / 7:35 pm

Photo: City of Kelowna The Houghton Road bike path extension is nearing completion in Rutland. The City of Kelowna says it is working to encourage active transportation in the community and the Houghton "active transportation corridor"

Ukrainians learning English

Aug 16, 2022 / 5:48 pm

International Gateway Kelowna has opened its doors to Ukrainian refugees who want to learn English as a second language, and so far, the response has been very positive. “It is good. I think it is a very good program because we have five

Longboarding down Knox

Aug 16, 2022 / 10:51 am

Photo: pixabay Longboarders from across the region are coming to Kelowna this weekend for the Knox Mountain Downhill. The event will get underway Saturday at 9 a.m. and will wrap Sunday at 3 p.m. To accommodate the event, road closures

Watch out for scammers

Aug 15, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Pixabay Don't fall for scams over the phone. According to Cobs Bread on Spall Road, phone scammers are targeting businesses by claiming they are with BC Hydro. The bakery tells Castanet they received a call from someone telling

Week in Review

Aug 14, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Castanet's Week in Review with Brayden Ursel for August 7 - 13, 2022.

Learning film fundamentals

Aug 14, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Pixabay Have you ever thought about a career behind the camera? Okanagan Film is hosting Take 2, an Okanagan film fundamentals bootcamp open to people with a curiosity for film and television. The three-day event takes place between



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