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Boat dumped on road

May 25, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Brian Rutledge A boat has been sitting in the middle of McCulloch forest service road for about a month. It’s definitely one of the more unusual things he’s seen illegally dumped in the area. A Kelowna man shared pictures

Busiest week for COSAR

May 24, 2022 / 4:01 pm

Photo: COSAR Search and rescue helicopter lifting off near Chute Lake Lodge May 17, 2022. Central Okanagan Search and Rescue was called out six times to aid in rescues in the week leading up to and including Victoria Day. On Monday, COSAR

Officer assault trial begins

May 24, 2022 / 2:24 pm

Contributed Videos taken by two witnesses were the first pieces of evidence presented at the trial of a Kelowna RCMP officer Tuesday. Const. Siggy Emmett-Steven Pietrzak was charged with assault almost a year after he was filmed repeatedly punching

Car T-boned at Spall

May 24, 2022 / 4:00 am

Contributed A driver captured dashcam footage of a high-impact crash in Kelowna Monday afternoon. A small, white car was making a left turn from Spall Road onto Enterprise Way when it was T-boned by a white pickup truck. The truck was towing

Bears at shopping centres

May 24, 2022 / 4:00 am

Cindy White More people out and about for the Victoria Day long weekend might be one of the reasons for an increase in bear sightings in many communities. Castanet received a report of a large black bear in the Dilworth Mountain area of Kelowna

Illegal fishing crackdown

May 24, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: BC Conservation Officer Service The BC Conservation Officer Service was patrolling Kalamalka Lake and Wood Lake on the long weekend. The BC Conservation Officer Service cracked down on illegal fishing on a couple of Okanagan lakes

Hwy 1 open at Grand Blvd.

May 23, 2022 / 7:44 pm

Photo: Google Maps Highway 1 is closed eastbound at Grand Boulevard due to a vehicle incident. UPDATE 7:45 p.m. The highway has been cleared and traffic is moving again in the eastbound lanes. ORIGINAL 7:15 p.m. Highway 1 is

'Bumper to bumper' on Coq

May 23, 2022 / 3:21 pm

Photo: DriveBC Traffic backed up on Larson Hill Monday, May 23, 2022. The trip home after a long weekend in the Interior could be a long one for some travellers headed toward the Lower Mainland. Traffic is moving slowly on the Coquihalla

Sun comes out for hill climb

May 23, 2022 / 4:00 am

Cindy White It’s Kelowna’s way of roaring into summer. After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the Knox Mountain Hill climb was back for the Victoria Day long weekend. The weather even cooperated, with sunshine and a high of 21 for the

Plane does a belly flop

May 22, 2022 / 3:04 pm

Photo: Rick Vanderhoek A small, single-engine plane landed on its belly at Vernon Regional Airport Sunday afternoon. A single-engine plane has landed on its belly at Vernon Regional Airport. Skydiver Rick Vanderhoek was at the airport


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