Gary Barnes

(Submitted)

Satirical election signs aim to spark conversation in Kelowna

Such ‘candidates’ include James Bond, Bruce Wayne

(Submitted)
Canadian rockers, Sloan. (Photo/Sloan Facebook)

Canadian rockers Sloan coming to the Okanagan

Tickets for the March 2023 show are on sale now

Canadian rockers, Sloan. (Photo/Sloan Facebook)
It took Lorne Hradecki 24-hours before the reality of a $500,000 lottery win fully sank in. (Photo/BCLC)

‘That can’t be right!’: Kelowna man in disbelief after $500,000 lottery win

‘I went through the whole day in disbelief’

It took Lorne Hradecki 24-hours before the reality of a $500,000 lottery win fully sank in. (Photo/BCLC)
Stolen property, cash and firearms (RCMP)

Guns, other weapons and bike chop shop found in Kelowna

Five men were arrested living at what RCMP called a ‘sophisticated camp’

Stolen property, cash and firearms (RCMP)
Conservative Party of Canada Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a speech after he was announced as the winner of the Conservative Party of Canada leadership vote, in Ottawa, on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Okanagan-Shuswap MPs pleased with Poilievre win

‘Poilievre is at the heart of a movement that has motivated Canadians to engage in federal politics’

Conservative Party of Canada Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a speech after he was announced as the winner of the Conservative Party of Canada leadership vote, in Ottawa, on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles at the annual Royal Ascot horse race in 2006. (File AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Okanagan politicians pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

‘A stalwart of civility, dignity, and compassion’

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles at the annual Royal Ascot horse race in 2006. (File AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
House for sale. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler)

Four straight months of falling house prices in Central Okanagan

The benchmark price for a single-family home is still above $1M

House for sale. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler)
Black Press Media (File photo)

Housing and healthcare supports coming for vulnerable Central Okanagan residents

New complex care spaces are expected to open this winter

Black Press Media (File photo)
The Offspring are one of the best selling punk bands of all time. (Photo/The Offspring Facebook)

You can’t keep ‘em separated: The Offspring/Simple Plan to play Kelowna

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, September 7 at 10:00 a.m. at Live Nation

The Offspring are one of the best selling punk bands of all time. (Photo/The Offspring Facebook)
A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Drivers to stop collecting fares in Kelowna Regional Transit dispute

Drivers started their job action on September 2 by refusing to wear company uniforms

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
RCMP vehicle. (File photo/Lachan Labre)

Crash involving boat slows traffic on Highway 97C in Peachland

The crash involved a pick-up truck towing a boat and another vehicle

RCMP vehicle. (File photo/Lachan Labre)
A Naramata home was destroyed by fire Monday, Sep. 6. (Photo Brennan Phillips/Penticton Western News)

Structure in Naramata destroyed by fire

The Penticton Fire Department was also called in to help with the blaze

A Naramata home was destroyed by fire Monday, Sep. 6. (Photo Brennan Phillips/Penticton Western News)
The cause of the blaze is unknown, and it is only 0.01 hectares in size. (Photo/BCWS)

Wildfire spotted near West Kelowna

The Upper Jack Creek fire was discovered Monday (Sep. 5) morning

The cause of the blaze is unknown, and it is only 0.01 hectares in size. (Photo/BCWS)
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail Sunday afternoon. (Photo/COSAR)

Rescue on Rail Trail south of Kelowna

‘This has been an exceptionally busy year on the KVR’

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail Sunday afternoon. (Photo/COSAR)
The Blue Mountain Fire in Penticton is being held at 54 hectares according to the BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire)

High winds challenging Okanagan wildfire crews

However, several blazes in the Okanagan are being held or are under control

The Blue Mountain Fire in Penticton is being held at 54 hectares according to the BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire)
Uber hopes to be operating in Kelowna and Victoria soon. (Photo/Black Press Media)

Uber applies to drive into Kelowna and Victoria

Uber has applied for a licence transfer from another company to operate in Kelowna and Victoria

Uber hopes to be operating in Kelowna and Victoria soon. (Photo/Black Press Media)
Dr. Albert de Villiers, chief medical health officer for the Interior Health Authority. (Contributed)

New child sexual abuse charges filed against former Interior Health top doctor

Police said the new allegations surfaced in January 2022

Dr. Albert de Villiers, chief medical health officer for the Interior Health Authority. (Contributed)
Unionized Kelowna transit drivers have voted 97 per cent in favour to approve a strike vote. (File photo)

‘Can’t hire and retain professional, reliable workers’: Possible Kelowna transit strike

‘The company can’t hire and retain professional, reliable workers’

Unionized Kelowna transit drivers have voted 97 per cent in favour to approve a strike vote. (File photo)
A semi on fire has closed the southbound lanes of the Coquihalla (Hwy 5) between Merritt and Hope. (Photo contributed)

Update: One dead , one seriously injured in fiery crash on Coquihalla Highway near Merritt

Southbound lanes are closed due to a vehicle incident

A semi on fire has closed the southbound lanes of the Coquihalla (Hwy 5) between Merritt and Hope. (Photo contributed)
(Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Kelowna prolific offender picked up again just days after last arrest

‘RCMP officers have over 423 police files with Justin Collins’

(Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)