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Latest Articles from Miriam Halpenny

Heroes for heart disease

Jan 27, 2021 / 1:24 pm

A Kelowna woman living with congenital heart disease (CHD) is taking it upon herself to provide more support to the community for people living with cardiovascular diseases, through an online support group. “Even though my heart’s a

Crown seeks 8-9 years

Jan 26, 2021 / 5:37 pm

Photo: Facebook Kevin Barrett UPDATE 5:35 p.m. Defence lawyer Jordan Watt called the Crown’s wish to sentence Barrett to eight-to-nine years “excessive, harsh, unreasonable and disproportionate.” Watt says while Holmes’

'Perfect' video wins big

Jan 26, 2021 / 4:00 am

A locally shot music video, featuring the historic Lindon House, has just won bronze at the Global Music Awards. “I wrote the song probably about a year ago. I got this idea and it was kind of me coping with past trauma from bullying, from

Inspiring women in music

Jan 25, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Patrick Baldwin Women in Musical Leadership Conductor Juliane Gallant. Opera Kelowna is pleased to announce the launch of the National Women in Musical Leadership fellowship which inspires women in music. Women In Musical Leadership

Convicted for fatal crash

Jan 25, 2021 / 4:47 pm

UPDATE 4:45 p.m. Judge Lisa Wyatt laid out to the courtroom on Monday how Travis Hennessy sped down Highway 33 in Rutland on June 20, 2018, before crashing into a cement fence near Gerstmar Road, killing Lenard Haines. A Kelowna RCMP officer

In-person services ban liked

Jan 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Unsplash/Ben White According to a recent survey, majority of British Columbians agree with the province’s decision to ban in-person worship services, to stop the potential spread of COVID-19. The study conducted by Research

Cannings chosen again

Jan 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: File Photo NDP members in the South Okanagan - West Kootenay riding have chosen Richard Cannings to represent them once again, in the next Federal election. Cannings was nominated during Sunday’s virtual meeting and he was uncontested. “It

Read your favourite book

Jan 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Unsplash/Johnny McClung Family Literacy Week has officially started and British Columbians are encouraged to read their favourite book, get outside, play games and connect with their loved ones virtually while improving their literacy

Virus on local flights

Jan 24, 2021 / 8:11 pm

Photo: Brendan Kergin More flights travelling from Kelowna have been added to the BC Centre for Disease Control's COVID-19 public exposures list. The flights include: WestJet 3170 travelling from Kelowna to Vancouver on Jan. 14. Air

Signed jerseys up for grabs

Jan 24, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: BC Hockey Hall of Fame Calling all Vancouver Canucks fans! The BC Hockey Hall of Fame Winter 2021 Jersey Raffle is running online now until mid-February with six signed jerseys up for grabs. The jerseys are from different eras
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