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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

COVID-19 in the classroom

Apr 17, 2021 / 10:30 am

Photo: CTV News UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. While one Castanet reader said there were more than 100 people isolating at the Kelowna Secondary School due to COVID-19 exposures, the school's principal says this is simply not the case. "At

Extremely dangerous move

Apr 16, 2021 / 12:54 pm

Photo: North Shore Rescue A good Samaritan may have saved lives and helped prevent a tragic accident. According to the North Shore Rescue Facebook page, there appears to be a serious safety violation near the Cypress Mountain resort area. "We

LIVE: Trudeau's virus update

Apr 16, 2021 / 9:03 am

YouTube CPAC UPDATE 9:08 a.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will deploy the Canadian Red Cross to help Ontario with their mobile vaccination teams, and send aid to hospitals and long-term care homes. UPDATE 9:04

7 vehicle crash hit bridge

Apr 15, 2021 / 4:20 pm

Photo: Wilson Glen UPDATE: 4:20 p.m. RCMP say seven vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction collision on the William R. Bennett Bridge that brought traffic to a halt during the Thursday morning commute. The collision occurred shortly

Gas prices jump in Kelowna

Apr 15, 2021 / 4:18 pm

Photo: Kirk Penton Gas prices in Kelowna appear to be on their way up. The Petro-Canada on Lakeshore Road in Kelowna now lists the price of regular gas at 140.9 per litre, and according to GasBuddy.com, several other stations in the city

Case closed on massive fire

Apr 15, 2021 / 3:40 pm

Photo: Brad Farrell Kelowna fire inspector Paul Johnston tells Castanet his team has wrapped up their investigation into what caused the three-alarm fire at the intersection of Glenmore and Union Roads. "We conducted our investigation

Search dog helps save a life

Apr 15, 2021 / 1:39 pm

Photo: COSAR Central Okanagan Search and Rescue has a new team member and he's already made a major contribution. "Two weeks after his first deployment with Central Okanagan Search And Rescue, Chase the Labrador retriever found

Stalker charged

Apr 15, 2021 / 9:38 am

Photo: CTV News Vancouver police have laid charges following a creepy stalking incident in the city in mid-March. CTV News Vancouver is reporting that 33-year-old Mohammed Majidpour has been charged with one count of harassment in connection

Cobs Bread pays it forward

Apr 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Daphne Reynolds Some local businesses in Kelowna have been working together to help support one another during what has been a long and seemingly unending COVID-19 pandemic. The manager of both Kelowna De Dutch restaurants, Daphne

RCMP officer charged

Apr 14, 2021 / 2:45 pm

A Kelowna RCMP officer is now facing an assault charge after an investigation into a punching incident in downtown Kelowna almost a year ago. The BC Prosecution Service announced Wednesday that a charge of assault has been approved against Const.
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