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Latest Articles from Cindy White

Crowdfunding for wetlands

Dec 1, 2022 / 9:00 am

Photo: Nature Trust of BC The trust wants to acquire the Columbia Lake-North Wetland to protect its rare ecosystem. It's a crowdfunding campaign to save three parcels of land in BC and their valuable habitat and ecosystems. The Nature

Winter street market grows

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: File photo The 2022 Downtown Kelowna Winter Street Market will have more vendors than ever before. The Downtown Kelowna Winter Street Market is expanding. First launched in 2018, it was cancelled in 2020 and scaled-back in 2021,

Warming bus for homeless

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: City of Kelowna A warming bus pilot project will roll out in Kelowna starting Dec. 1, 2022. Kelowna is about to pilot a warming bus to help people living with homelessness survive the cold as temperatures dip below -10 this week. Mayor
 

Push for permanent shelter

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Cindy White Agencies that operate "temporary" winter homeless shelters in Kelowna are renewing a call for a permanent, purpose-built facility. It was one of the key points in a call for action open letter issued on Nov. 4. “Five

Lights, fireworks, family fun

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff The downtown Westbank holiday season Light Up will take place on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. West Kelowna is set to launch a month of festive fun. The third annual Twinkle Tour launches on Thursday

20th year for Santa Bus

Nov 29, 2022 / 1:17 pm

Photo: BC Transit The Santa Bus will be rolling through the Central Okanagan collecting donations between Dec. 4 and Dec. 10, 2022. The Santa Bus is ready to roll for its 20th year. The transit bus, decked out in holiday decorations,

Purple trees of hope

Nov 29, 2022 / 11:00 am

Photo: Helen Jennens Moms Stop The Harm will be setting up white and purple Trees of Hope at Kelowna General Hospital and homeless shelters across Kelowna. Moms Stop The Harm is doing its part to bring some festive cheer to people living

Moose head, hide dumped

Nov 29, 2022 / 10:03 am

Photo: Andrea Gunner Photo: Andrea Gunner Photo: Castanet Staff Click here to view gallery Photo: Castanet Staff Photo: Andrea Gunner Photo: Andrea Gunner Warning: Story contains graphic images. At first glance, she

New-look avalanche system

Nov 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Avalache Canada A slide in the Powder 8 Bowl, southwest of Penticton in January, 2022. Avalanche Canada is making significant changes to its avalanche forecasting system as we head into the busy winter recreation season. The new

Ambulances could return

Nov 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Ambulance Paramedics of BC Troy Clifford is the president of the Ambulance Paramedics of BC-Cupe Local 873. The head of the union that represents BC paramedics says an ambulance response time of eight minutes might be under the benchmark
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