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Kelowna’s Clifford Britch won $16.7 million in the Lotto 6/49 lottery.—Image: contributed

Kelowna Lotto winner thought he’d won a small prize, but then…

Man stunned to learn he won $16.7 million on Lotto 6/49

Kelowna’s Clifford Britch won $16.7 million in the Lotto 6/49 lottery.—Image: contributed
Premier John Horgan with Kelowna West NDP candidate Shelley Cook at Sunday’s nomination meeting where Cook was acclaimed as the party’s candidate in the upcoming byelection. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Kelowna West voters to pick Christy Clark’s replacement in February

Premier John Horgan says while no date yet, he will call the byelection in early January.

Premier John Horgan with Kelowna West NDP candidate Shelley Cook at Sunday’s nomination meeting where Cook was acclaimed as the party’s candidate in the upcoming byelection. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate

Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate

Feisty moments as the six candidates square off in Kelowna Saturday

Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate
Liberal leadership candidate, former transportation minister and current Kamloops-area MLA Todd Stone speaking in Kelowna Friday.—Alistair Waters/Capital News

Liberal leadership hopeful Todd Stone releases his “bold vision”

Former transportation minister outlines what he would do as premier

Liberal leadership candidate, former transportation minister and current Kamloops-area MLA Todd Stone speaking in Kelowna Friday.—Alistair Waters/Capital News
Mike de Jong speaking at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna on Friday.—Alistair Waters/Capital News

De Jong floats idea of more money for kids’ educations

Former finance minister and Liberal leadership candidate says he’d add $500 a year to RESPs

Mike de Jong speaking at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna on Friday.—Alistair Waters/Capital News
The six B.C. Liberal leadership hopefuls debated for a third time in Nanaimo Nov. 19.—Image: Nanaimo Bulletin

Liberal leadership hopefuls in Kelowna

Fourth debate goes at Coast Capri Hotel Saturday

The six B.C. Liberal leadership hopefuls debated for a third time in Nanaimo Nov. 19.—Image: Nanaimo Bulletin
Uber Canada’s Mike van Hemmen speaks to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Thursday.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Uber official says public needs to push for ridesharing in B.C.

Mike van Hemmen tells Kelowna Chamber of commerce ridesharing would be ‘win-win-win’

Uber Canada’s Mike van Hemmen speaks to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Thursday.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Uber Canada’s Mike van Hemmen speaks to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Thursday.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Uber official says public needs to push for ridesharing in B.C.

Mike van Hemmen tells Kelowna Chamber of commerce ridesharing would be ‘win-win-win’

Uber Canada’s Mike van Hemmen speaks to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Thursday.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
The wreckage of the Carson Air Swearingen Merlin III plane reconstructed at the TSB laboratory.—Image: TSB

TSB to release findings on B.C. plane crash that left two people dead

The Kelowna-based Carson Air plane crashed into Vancouver’s North Shore mountains in 2015

The wreckage of the Carson Air Swearingen Merlin III plane reconstructed at the TSB laboratory.—Image: TSB
Cops in Kelowna will share $1.1 million in retroactive pay stemming from two past pay hikes finally approved by Ottawa.—Black Press

Kelowna owes $1.1 million in back pay to RCMP officers

City is on the hook after the federal government approved two pay hikes

Cops in Kelowna will share $1.1 million in retroactive pay stemming from two past pay hikes finally approved by Ottawa.—Black Press
Westside-Kelowna MLA Ben Stewart fought off tears as he announced his decision in 2013 to step aside in order to allow then-premier Christy Clark (right) to run in a byelection in what was then known as Westside-Kelowna. —Image credit: Capital News file

Former MLA announces bid to replace Clark in Kelowna-West

Ben Stewart, who stepped aside for Clark in 2013, wants his old job back.

Westside-Kelowna MLA Ben Stewart fought off tears as he announced his decision in 2013 to step aside in order to allow then-premier Christy Clark (right) to run in a byelection in what was then known as Westside-Kelowna. —Image credit: Capital News file
Gerry Zimmermann, seen here in 2003 when he was the Kelowna fire chief during the Okanagan Mountain Park Wildfire that swept through the city’ southern end, destroying 238 homes.—Image credit: Capital News file

‘It’s like deja vu’: Former Kelowna Fire Chief on B.C. wildfires

Gerry Zimmermann says the current situation in B.C. takes him back to the 2003 wildfire in Kelowna

Gerry Zimmermann, seen here in 2003 when he was the Kelowna fire chief during the Okanagan Mountain Park Wildfire that swept through the city’ southern end, destroying 238 homes.—Image credit: Capital News file
One of the many wildfires raging in the B.C. Interior destroyed all but one home in the Boston Flats mobile home park near Ashcroft.—Image credit: Arnold Lim/Black Press

Fires prompt largest IH medical evacuation ever

Patients being squeeze in at facilities in Prince George, Kamloops and Kelowna.

One of the many wildfires raging in the B.C. Interior destroyed all but one home in the Boston Flats mobile home park near Ashcroft.—Image credit: Arnold Lim/Black Press
Christy Clark in Prospera Place in Kelowna July 1, 2017. Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Clark to NDP: Do it right and we’ll support you

In the Okanagan on Canada Day, Liberal leader Christy Clark spoke to the Kelowna Capital News

Christy Clark in Prospera Place in Kelowna July 1, 2017. Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Alistair Waters/Capital News                                Kelowna RCMP officers march in front of the city’s new Police Services building Tuesday morning. Inset: Kelowna RCMP officers salute as the Canadian Flag is raised at the new building.

Mounties get their…building

Kelowna’s new Police Services Building officially opens.

Alistair Waters/Capital News                                Kelowna RCMP officers march in front of the city’s new Police Services building Tuesday morning. Inset: Kelowna RCMP officers salute as the Canadian Flag is raised at the new building.
Premier Christy Clark (left) answers questions at a Greater Westside Board of Trade breakfast Friday morning in West Kelowna.Pictured with her are moderators Bobby Gidda and Elfriede Schmoll.

Premier defends her ‘real time’ reporting of pay-for-play donations

Christy Clark says a federal response to the same issue is "interesting" but her plan makes donations more transparent.

Premier Christy Clark (left) answers questions at a Greater Westside Board of Trade breakfast Friday morning in West Kelowna.Pictured with her are moderators Bobby Gidda and Elfriede Schmoll.
B.C's Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick

B.C. wine labels to get get more specific

The government will allow the identification of sub-regions on B.C. wine bottle labels.

B.C's Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick
Shelley Gilmore

Central and South Okanagan United Way executive director quits

No immediate reason given for Shelley Gilmore's departure after just 27 months on the job.

Shelley Gilmore
B.C Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick body painted to advertise the government's tax credit for farmers who donate food to food banks.

B.C.’s agriculture minister as you’ve never seen him before

Norm Letnick poses in body paint to promote a new tax credit to get farmers to donate food to food banks.

B.C Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick body painted to advertise the government's tax credit for farmers who donate food to food banks.