Colin Dacre

Colin Dacre


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Colin Dacre is a BCIT graduate who previously worked in radio in Prince George before joining Castanet News in Penticton in 2016.

He is now based in Kelowna, where he is Castanet's content director and is responsible for news across the entire platform.

On the weekend you can find Colin on the golf course or the ski slopes.
Latest Articles from Colin Dacre
Westbank-based craft distillery making move to downtown Kelowna

Westbank-based craft distillery making move to downtown Kelowna

Jun 5, 2024 / 4:00 am

Urban Distilleries is moving to downtown Kelowna. The Westbank-based craft distillery is making a move across the bridge and into one of downtown’s most...

Woman attempts to use hair extension as 'nun-chuck' against Kootenay RCMP officer

Woman attempts to use hair extension as 'nun-chuck' against Kootenay RCMP officer

Jun 4, 2024 / 3:01 pm

Police in the Kootenays had to face down a belligerent woman armed with a “hairy nun-chuck” last week during an impaired driving investigation. RCMP...

'Freedom rally' organizer says Kelowna has issued him $50,000 worth of bylaw tickets

'Freedom rally' organizer says Kelowna has issued him $50,000 worth of bylaw tickets

Jun 4, 2024 / 4:00 am

RCMP and city bylaw were in Kelowna’s Stuart Park on Saturday to break up a protest as the municipality continues litigation against its organizer and...

Vandals target Peachland emergency water source

Vandals target Peachland emergency water source

Jun 4, 2024 / 4:00 am

Vandals recently targeted a municipal dam on a small lake west of Peachland, releasing a deluge from one of the community’s emergency sources of drinking...

Lake Country Art Gallery trying to help graffiti artists 'beyond the wiener phase'

Lake Country Art Gallery trying to help graffiti artists 'beyond the wiener phase'

Jun 3, 2024 / 7:30 pm

If a teen gets their hands on a can of spray paint, there is a pretty good chance their first piece of art will be phallic in theming. The Lake Country Art...

Armstrong residents busted with $42K in contraband tobacco

Armstrong residents busted with $42K in contraband tobacco

Jun 3, 2024 / 2:48 pm

An Armstrong, B.C. pair was busted over the weekend in the Boundary region with a large load of illicit tobacco. RCMP say an officer was conducting routine...

Tour some of the most epic private gardens in the Kelowna area

Tour some of the most epic private gardens in the Kelowna area

Jun 1, 2024 / 4:00 am

The Flower Power Garden Tour is returning later this month. Taking place June 15, the event offers garden enthusiasts a self-guided exploration of 9 private...

Peachland to host annual open house and BBQ

Peachland to host annual open house and BBQ

Jun 1, 2024 / 4:00 am

The District of Peachland is holding its second annual open house and barbeque later this month. Running June 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the event is intended to...

Gellatly Nut Farm Orchard closed due to deer with fawns

Gellatly Nut Farm Orchard closed due to deer with fawns

May 31, 2024 / 4:22 pm

Officials have closed the Gellatly Nut Farm Orchard due to aggressive deer in the area. The Regional District of Central Okanagan says the closure will allow...

Black Mountain, Magic Estates and more holding community yard sales Saturday

Black Mountain, Magic Estates and more holding community yard sales Saturday

May 31, 2024 / 4:00 am

It’s peak garage sale season in the Central Okanagan. Several neighbourhoods in the region are holding community garage sales, giving deal seekers the...

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