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Latest Articles from Rob Gibson

Greenway keeps growing

May 24, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Nicholas Johansen The Regional District of Central Okanagan is inviting outdoor enthusiasts to celebrate the official opening of the expanded Mission Creek Greenway. The project became a reality in part because of a quarter-century

Huskies make history

May 23, 2022 / 4:00 pm

Photo: Rob Steciuk Photo of OKM Huskies Pishon Haughton and Nolan Humphries running the 200m. Pishon 1st and Nolan 2nd by .03 second. Okanagan Mission Secondary School athletes had a record-setting showing at the Okanagan Zone Championships

Top fundraiser recognized

May 23, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Okanagan College Kathy Butler. The first executive director of the Okanagan College Foundation, Kathy Butler, will receive the distinguished service award at an upcoming convocation ceremony in June. The award recognizes past employees

Time to think water wise

May 22, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Now that the May long weekend is here, summer has unofficially started. That means it's time to start thinking of ways to be more water wise. The Okanagan Basin Water Board, in partnership with local governments

Petition to allow all e-bikes

May 20, 2022 / 3:30 pm

Photo: Pedego Sheila Fraser, part owner of Pedego, Oyama. The e-bike battle on the north end of the Okanagan Rail Trail has taken a new turn. One of the owners of Pedego electric bike rentals in Oyama, Sheila Fraser, has started a petition

Inspector's abrupt absence

May 20, 2022 / 2:08 pm

Photo: Contributed Kelowna RCMP Inspector Adam Macintosh As we head into the May long weekend, there are staff disruptions at the Kelowna RCMP. Insp. Adam MacIntosh, the detachment's most prominent officer behind the commander, is

Arrested suspect had taser

May 20, 2022 / 11:59 am

Photo: Castanet Kelowna RCMP arrested a man in the alley behind the Blue Gator Pub on Lawrence Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Initial reports indicated a man had been spotted near the Queensway bus stop in downtown Kelowna just after 4 p.m.

Road work season is here

May 19, 2022 / 3:31 pm

Photo: Province of BC/Flickr Summer road construction season is here. Road crews will be busy across the Interior of British Columbia this season with more than 450 kilometres of paving set to be done on B.C. highways and side roads. “As

Bear at the airport

May 19, 2022 / 12:39 pm

Photo: Justin Sowerby Bear sightings at this time of year are pretty common in the Okanagan, but this one looked like it was trying to catch a flight at YLW Thursday morning. Justin Sowerby works near Kelowna International Airport and he

More snow for Coquihalla

May 19, 2022 / 7:41 am

Photo: DriveBC Zopkios Southbound - N Hwy 5, southbound at Zopkios Rest Area, near the Coquihalla Summit, looking northeast. For the second day in a row, Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Coquihalla Highway
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