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Surfing snake, catches fish

Aug 1, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Peachland man counts himself lucky after capturing a wildlife moment on the shores of Okanagan Lake. Cary Derksen tells Castanet he was at a beach near Seclusion Bay in Peachland last week when he spotted a surfing snake. "He was really

Truck thieves caught in act

Jul 30, 2021 / 1:45 pm

Photo: Contributed Mounties say they caught would-be car thieves this week before they could make a clean getaway. The owner of a Ford pickup heard his truck being started at his home on Hollywood Road South in Kelowna on Wednesday night. "He

Face of RCMP on the move

Jul 30, 2021 / 11:59 am

Photo: Jon Manchester Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey (left) during a "jail and bail" fundraiser in Kelowna A familiar face is on the move. BC RCMP media relations officer Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey is going coast to coast as he

RCMP investigate brushfire

Jul 30, 2021 / 10:46 am

Photo: Sheryl Brassard UPDATE 10:47 a.m. Kelowna RCMP tells Castanet they continue to investigate the cause of a grass fire near Hollywood Rd. and the Mission Greenway. "We haven’t determined the cause at this time, but we

Wildfire claims 4 lives

Jul 30, 2021 / 10:04 am

Photo: Arif Kaplan/Associated Press Thousands of firefighters are battling wildfires in villages and resorts on Turkey's Mediterranean and Aegean coasts. Four people have died and dozens have been taken to hospital. An investigation

Local radio station rebrands

Jul 30, 2021 / 9:56 am

YouTube There's a new radio station in Kelowna. Pattison Media has flipped the switch on Power 104.7, rebranding to The Lizard. A press release indicates, "Kelowna’s original FM radio station is now Kelowna’s newest radio

Officers allegedly assaulted

Jul 29, 2021 / 1:40 pm

Photo: Contributed A 35-year-old Kelowna man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting another person and responding police officers. Kelowna RCMP responded to a home in the 2700-block of KLO Road where a man had allegedly assaulted an

Fundraiser for crash victim

Jul 29, 2021 / 11:47 am

Photo: Tania Paneet We are learning more about the person injured in a fatal single-vehicle collision in Kelowna over last weekend that left the driver dead and the passenger in hospital. The 28-year-old male driver from Surrey was pronounced

Investigating child's death

Jul 29, 2021 / 8:40 am

Photo: The Canadian Press The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is on the case after a young child's death has been deemed suspicious. CTV News Vancouver has learned that homicide investigators are looking into what they call the

Power restored in Dilworth

Jul 29, 2021 / 8:10 am

Photo: FortisBC UPDATE 8:09 a.m. FortisBC has now restored power to all customers experiencing a power outage in the Dilworth area of Kelowna. The cause of the outage has been attributed to equipment damage. ORIGINAL 6:15 a.m. Some
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