Jen Zielinski

Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)

Heather Lake wildfire burning on both sides of border grows to 4,140 hectares

The Heather Lake fire was sparked by lightning on Aug. 21

Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)
Smoke seen from hills of South East Kelowna. (Image/ Terry Lust)

UPDATE: Evacuation alert issued for Jack Creek Wildfire, near Glenrosa

The blaze is currently 4.5 hectares in size

Smoke seen from hills of South East Kelowna. (Image/ Terry Lust)
RCMP on scene of a daycare on Valley Road. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

UPDATE: Kelowna RCMP sniff out false bomb threat at daycare

Police have also closed off Valley Road

RCMP on scene of a daycare on Valley Road. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Sep. 6 Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)

Heather Lake wildfire near Princeton grows to more than 3,900 hectares

Drivers may experience visiblity issues along Highway 3

Sep. 6 Heather Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire)
Burnt boat on Okanagan Lake. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

Boat bursts into flames in Kelowna

The boat was on a lift off a 50 foot dock above Okanagan Lake

Burnt boat on Okanagan Lake. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)
Syre before the incident. (Nina Sandovall)

West Kelowna vet, Okanagan Humane Society join forces to save cat

A recent college graduate was in desperate need of help when her cat broke its femur

Syre before the incident. (Nina Sandovall)
Head chef Adam Shannon and general manager Kelsey Matheson of Vernon Cactus Club.

Third in the Okanagan, 30th in Canada: Cactus Club opens in Vernon this fall

The company is looking to hire almost 200 staff

Head chef Adam Shannon and general manager Kelsey Matheson of Vernon Cactus Club.
Spot sized fire near Summerland. (BC Wildfire)

Lightning caused fire near Summerland doused

BC Wildfire is on scene of the Eneas Creek blaze

Spot sized fire near Summerland. (BC Wildfire)
Mudslide Highway 8. (Shackan Indian Band/ Facebook)

Mudslide hits Highway 8 once again, devastating weather-torn area near Merritt

Highway 8 is closed for more than 4 kilometres west of Merritt

Mudslide Highway 8. (Shackan Indian Band/ Facebook)
The scene at the Airbnb on Aug. 12.

Calgary man falls 2 storeys after Vernon Airbnb balcony gives way

The incident happened near Silver Star on Aug. 12

The scene at the Airbnb on Aug. 12.
(Left to Right) Colin Pritchard, Sheldon Paulger, Steve Thomson, Jacqueline Gabelhouse.

Rotary Club donation supports recovering Central Okanagan cardiac patients

A Cardiac Assessment System for Exercise was purchased for Central Okanagan Association for Cardiac Health

(Left to Right) Colin Pritchard, Sheldon Paulger, Steve Thomson, Jacqueline Gabelhouse.
(Brennan Phillips / Penticton Western News)

BC Tree Fruits to close Lake Country plant, invest in Oliver

The cooperative will not be building in Kelowna

(Brennan Phillips / Penticton Western News)
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Resort celebrates 30 years in Kelowna with root beer floats

Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort has been in Kelowna since 1992

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(Photo by: Jaimie Grafstrom)

Power restored to areas across the Okanagan-Shuswap following storm

Environment Canada issues a severe thunderstorm warning on Thursday

(Photo by: Jaimie Grafstrom)
Vanessa Kizyma

Video: Okanagan sky lights up after thunderstorm

A thunderstorm brought lightning to the area on Aug. 10

Vanessa Kizyma

UPDATE: Smoky skies bulletin ended for Southern Interior

Wildfire smoke is impacting the Okanagan, Nicola, Shuswap, Columbia, Boundary and Kootenay

RCMP cruiser. (Black Press file photo)

2 dead in Abbotsford crash connected to Summerland bodies in burned car: RCMP

The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO BC) is now investigating

RCMP cruiser. (Black Press file photo)
Children eating at the nursery in India. (EMW)

East Meets West Children’s Foundation to host Diwali dinner in Kelowna

The event returns after a two year hiatus to be held Oct. 29

Children eating at the nursery in India. (EMW)
Wildfire burning near Summerland.

UPDATE: Wildfire west of Summerland being held

The blaze sparked Thursday evening

Wildfire burning near Summerland.
Two fires above Okanagan Mountain Park. (BC Wildfire)
Two fires above Okanagan Mountain Park. (BC Wildfire)