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Dix to make announcement

Mar 23, 2023 / 1:28 pm

Madison Erhardt B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix will be in Kelowna Thursday afternoon to make an announcement about health care in Rutland. The provincial government will be hosting a press conference at 1:30 p.m. at 155 Gray Road. Officials

Gardening season kicks off

Mar 23, 2023 / 4:00 am

Madison Erhardt Eager gardeners were out at Bylands Garden Centre in West Kelowna on Wednesday, ready for a new season of planting. Despite overnight temperatures still dropping below zero on some nights, horticulturist Ken Salvail says there

Tick season has arrived

Mar 22, 2023 / 2:30 pm

Photo: Facebook The start of spring also brings with it tick season in the Thompson-Okanagan. Peachland resident Margaret Derksen is sounding the alarm after finding a large tick on her granddaughter's head. Derksen believes Madison

Massive machine stolen

Mar 21, 2023 / 5:11 pm

Photo: Sean Marshall/ Facebook All-terrain forklift A general contracting company in Kelowna says their $80,000 piece of machinery was stolen and the project manager believes the thieves were part of an organized group. Brandon Rempel

2 dogs dead by poison

Mar 21, 2023 / 4:33 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre Trail RCMP say two dogs from separate families have died after they were poisoned. The dogs were neighbours to each other along the 4000 block of Casino Road in Trail and were occasional playmates. Both dogs were reported

$49M for college expansion

Mar 21, 2023 / 10:10 am

Madison Erhardt The provincial government has announced a new centre for food, wine and tourism at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus. The centre will aim to address the critical labour shortage in the food and tourism sector, allowing

Safeway sells to minor

Mar 21, 2023 / 9:33 am

Photo: Contributed Interior Health has fined the Safeway on Bernard Avenue for selling tobacco to a minor. The ticket was issued by IH on March 2 and hit the grocery store with a $575 fine. In an email to Castanet, Interior Health says

Think twice about a bunny

Mar 21, 2023 / 4:00 am

Madison Erhardt With Easter just a few weeks away, The Responsible Animal Care Society (TRACS) is encouraging families to stick to a chocolate bunny instead of a real one this holiday. TRACS president Cyndy Mymka says it's important to think

Dangerous driving on hwy

Mar 20, 2023 / 3:33 pm

Contributed Dashcam video captured on Saturday evening shows a dangerous manoeuvre of a vehicle in Kelowna. The video was shared on a public Facebook page called Shaming Drivers of the Okanagan. The incident took place at Highway 97 and Leathead

RV fire spreads to homes

Mar 20, 2023 / 10:30 am

UPDATE 10:30 a.m. West Kelowna assistant fire chief Lionel Bateman says crews received a report at 9 a.m. of a structure fire that started in an RV and spread to two homes on Shannon Woods Crescent in West Kelowna. "The fire went up into



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