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Rayna Wettberg and her son Blake pick out food at the new Central Okanagan Community Food Bank in Kelowna Wednesday. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

New food bank, with new approach opens in Kelowna

Food bank now offers its clients the feeling of shopping at a food market

Rayna Wettberg and her son Blake pick out food at the new Central Okanagan Community Food Bank in Kelowna Wednesday. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, speaking to the media in Kelowna Monday flanked by Admiral Art McDonald of the Canadian Navy, commander of Joint Task Force Pacific (left) and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Defence minister thanks troops for B.C. flood relief work

Harjit Sajjan says not only was military response quick, support from locals has been ‘tremendous’

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, speaking to the media in Kelowna Monday flanked by Admiral Art McDonald of the Canadian Navy, commander of Joint Task Force Pacific (left) and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
The snowpack in the Okanagan is 208 per cent of normal, the highest since 1980.—Image: Thinkstock

Flooding fears grow across B.C.

Flood threat increases in many areas as upper level snowpacks reach record levels

The snowpack in the Okanagan is 208 per cent of normal, the highest since 1980.—Image: Thinkstock
Update: Kelowna resident escapes fire with her passport and slippers

Update: Kelowna resident escapes fire with her passport and slippers

Fire investigator Paul Johnson spoke about the home that was destroyed Tuesday

Update: Kelowna resident escapes fire with her passport and slippers
Kelowna city Coun. Ryan Donn.—Image: Carli Berry/Capital News

Kelowna councillor to publicly protest his own city’s busking changes

Ryan Donn says he’ll entertain people in the street in defiance Kelowna’s proposed busking rules

Kelowna city Coun. Ryan Donn.—Image: Carli Berry/Capital News
B.C. city to fine those who give cash to panhandlers, buskers

B.C. city to fine those who give cash to panhandlers, buskers

Kelowna City says it plans to review the buskers program in light of public concerns

B.C. city to fine those who give cash to panhandlers, buskers
‘Slow-motion’ mudslide a concern for Kelowna

‘Slow-motion’ mudslide a concern for Kelowna

The slide, ongoing for two years, appears caused by an unidentified groundwater source says the city

‘Slow-motion’ mudslide a concern for Kelowna
Well-known former B.C. radio personality and politician Barrie Clark dies

Well-known former B.C. radio personality and politician Barrie Clark dies

Clark remembered as a fair-minded ‘statesman,’ who always saw the big picture

Well-known former B.C. radio personality and politician Barrie Clark dies
Between 10 and 20 centimetres of new snow is expected to fall on the Coquihalla between Friday and Saturday mornings.—Image: Facebook

More snow expected on the Coquihalla, Highway 3

Environment Canada says five to 10 centimetres will come down between Friday and Saturday mornings

Between 10 and 20 centimetres of new snow is expected to fall on the Coquihalla between Friday and Saturday mornings.—Image: Facebook
Chris Mazurkewich, president and CEO of Interior Health will retire in October. —Image: Capital News files

Interior Health CEO to retire in October

Chris Mazurkewich will step down after three years leading IH

Chris Mazurkewich, president and CEO of Interior Health will retire in October. —Image: Capital News files
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in West Kelowna Friday about Alberta’s ban on importing B.C. wine and B.C. Premier John Horgan’s position on the planned Trans Mountain Pipeline.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

B.C. Green leader supports Premier Horgan’s pipeline stance

Andrew Weaver calls the Alberta premier’s B.C. wine ban response “petty”

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaks in West Kelowna Friday about Alberta’s ban on importing B.C. wine and B.C. Premier John Horgan’s position on the planned Trans Mountain Pipeline.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson (left), seen here with Kelowna West Liberal candidate Ben Stewart, gets some wine advice from Sandhill Estate Winery manager Patricia Lesley Friday during a stop in Kelowna.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Wilkinson wades into war of words over wine

New Liberal leader blames B.C. premier for starting trade fight with Alberta

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson (left), seen here with Kelowna West Liberal candidate Ben Stewart, gets some wine advice from Sandhill Estate Winery manager Patricia Lesley Friday during a stop in Kelowna.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Kelowna West byelection candidates are condemning Alberta’s decision to stop importing B.C. wines in its trade dispute with B.C. over expanding the Kinder Morgan pipeline.—Image: contributed

Alberta’s B.C. wine ban condemned by Kelowna West byelection candidates

Ban called ‘petty,’ ‘ugly side’ of politics and ‘sabre-rattling’

Kelowna West byelection candidates are condemning Alberta’s decision to stop importing B.C. wines in its trade dispute with B.C. over expanding the Kinder Morgan pipeline.—Image: contributed
Interior Health medical health officer Dr. Karin Goodison speaking about the meningococcal disease outbreak in the region Monday in Kelowna. —Image: Kathy Michaels/Capital News

IH ready to declare meningococcal outbreak over

Health authority says it has immunized more than 14,000 teens in response to outbreak

Interior Health medical health officer Dr. Karin Goodison speaking about the meningococcal disease outbreak in the region Monday in Kelowna. —Image: Kathy Michaels/Capital News
Kelowna West residents will go to the polls in a byelection to elect a new MLA Feb. 14.—Image: Elections BC

Kelowna West byelection called for Feb. 14

Four candidate race to replace departed former B.C. premier Christy Clark

Kelowna West residents will go to the polls in a byelection to elect a new MLA Feb. 14.—Image: Elections BC
Dine Around Thompson Okanagan kicks off

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan kicks off

Fifty restaurants in the region will participate in this year’s event

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan kicks off
More than 1.89 million passengers used Kelowna’s airport in 2017, a 9.3 per cent increase over the previous year.—Image: Capital News file

Busiest year ever at Kelowna’s airport

With the final numbers in for 2017, YLW saw 1.89 million passengers use the airport last year

More than 1.89 million passengers used Kelowna’s airport in 2017, a 9.3 per cent increase over the previous year.—Image: Capital News file
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue volunteers conduct a recent search through the snow. —Image: Facebook/COSAR

Avalanche danger climbs to high for Okanagan

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue warn against travel into the backcountry

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue volunteers conduct a recent search through the snow. —Image: Facebook/COSAR
Google maps                                 An outbreak of respiratory infection has been declared at Kelowna’s David Lloyd Jones Home and several other care facilities across the Interior Health region.

Update: Four influenza deaths at Interior Health care homes

Respiratory infections and gastroinstesinal illnesses identified

Google maps                                 An outbreak of respiratory infection has been declared at Kelowna’s David Lloyd Jones Home and several other care facilities across the Interior Health region.
Alistair Waters/Capital News                                Pilot Dave McElroy gives the thumbs up as he gets ready to take off from Kelowna’s airport Tuesday on the 60-day, 20,000-mile Give Hope Wings journey across North, Central and South America.

Fundraising flights take off from Kelowna’s airport

Give Hope Wings will take three pilots in two small planes to 20 countries in the Americas

Alistair Waters/Capital News                                Pilot Dave McElroy gives the thumbs up as he gets ready to take off from Kelowna’s airport Tuesday on the 60-day, 20,000-mile Give Hope Wings journey across North, Central and South America.