Kelowna News Staff

Okanagan Breastfeeding donated milk from a milk drive on Oct. 9 to Kelowna’s new milk depot. From left to right: Tina Parkes, Alana Young, Cheryl Martelli, Rita and Ria Maczek (mom and baby), Lindley Granger, Nicki Albrecht.

New milk donation depots open in Kelowna and Kamloops

Interior Health opened the depots to help at-risk babies

Okanagan Breastfeeding donated milk from a milk drive on Oct. 9 to Kelowna’s new milk depot. From left to right: Tina Parkes, Alana Young, Cheryl Martelli, Rita and Ria Maczek (mom and baby), Lindley Granger, Nicki Albrecht.
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Real estate market steady, but average prices jump 7.4 per cent in Central Okanagan

Residential sales were 11 per cent higher in September compared to this time last year

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Special weather statement in effect for interior B.C. mountain passes

Special weather statement in effect for interior B.C. mountain passes

Up to 10 centimetres of snow is expected to fall along high elevation roads

Special weather statement in effect for interior B.C. mountain passes
(ProvinceofBC/Youtube)                                Kelowna Secondary principal Troy White. (ProvinceofBC/Youtube)

Okanagan educators among winners and finalists at Premier’s Awards for Education

Kelowna and Vernon staff were honoured with some top accolades

(ProvinceofBC/Youtube)                                Kelowna Secondary principal Troy White. (ProvinceofBC/Youtube)
(Okanagan Humane Society)

Badly injured cat now fully recovered and awaiting adoption at Okanagan Humane Society

Geronimo was brought in last May, but is now healthy and happy

(Okanagan Humane Society)
(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)
(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)
Whose Line Is It Anyway? live version coming to Okanagan next summer

Whose Line Is It Anyway? live version coming to Okanagan next summer

Whose Live Anyway? hits the Kelowna Community Theatre July 18

Whose Line Is It Anyway? live version coming to Okanagan next summer
Freshly shucked oysters from April’s Osoyoos Oyster Festival. The festival brings its culinary experience to Kelowna October. 17-19. (Osoyoos Oyster Festival website).

Oysters, seafood festival coming to Okanagan shores

The Kelowna Seafood Celebration picks up where the Osoyoos Oyster Festival left off

Freshly shucked oysters from April’s Osoyoos Oyster Festival. The festival brings its culinary experience to Kelowna October. 17-19. (Osoyoos Oyster Festival website).
Update: Smoke continues to spew from Peachland house fire

Update: Smoke continues to spew from Peachland house fire

Emergency crews are responding to house fire on Brent Road off of Highway 97

Update: Smoke continues to spew from Peachland house fire
Former prime minister Stephen Harper speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington on March 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jose Luis Magana)

Ex-Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper makes Okanagan visit

Harper visited Conservative candidate Tracy Gray in Kelowna and spoke at the Level Up conference

Former prime minister Stephen Harper speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington on March 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jose Luis Magana)
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Snow hits Big White Resort, more expected over weekend

The resort reported a first snowfall of the season of 2 cm Friday

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Central Okanagan Food Bank brings in 46,000 lbs in weekend drive

$1,000 was also raised for the bank’s 9th annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive

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Pathways Abilities Society help find work for people with diverse abilities throughout the Okanagan. (Contributed)

Pathways, Kelowna mayor to announce October as Community Inclusion Month

Pathways Abilites Society provides work support for people with diverse abilities

Pathways Abilities Society help find work for people with diverse abilities throughout the Okanagan. (Contributed)
A man speaks on a mobile phone outside Rogers Communications Inc.’s annual general meeting of shareholders in Toronto on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Rogers Wireless says customers may experience intermittent issues making or receiving wireless voice calls. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

New Rogers call centre bringing 350 jobs to Okanagan

The B.C.-wide customer solution centre will open in Kelowna summer 2020

A man speaks on a mobile phone outside Rogers Communications Inc.’s annual general meeting of shareholders in Toronto on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Rogers Wireless says customers may experience intermittent issues making or receiving wireless voice calls. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
$140,000 was raised during motionball in Kelowna last weekend. The fundraiser provides money for Special Olympics athletes throughout Canada. (Contributed)

Record-breaking $140,000 raised for Special Olympics at Okanagan fundraiser

Last weekend’s Kelowna event celebrated Special Olympics athletes across Canada

$140,000 was raised during motionball in Kelowna last weekend. The fundraiser provides money for Special Olympics athletes throughout Canada. (Contributed)
The front end of this vehicle was totalled after a collision on Highway 97 in West Kelowna Monday night. (Riley Howden)

Investigation opened into Okanagan crash after car evades RCMP

The West Kelowna crash happened Monday night and closed Highway 97 until early Tuesday

The front end of this vehicle was totalled after a collision on Highway 97 in West Kelowna Monday night. (Riley Howden)
Central Okanagan Search & Rescue looking for new members

Central Okanagan Search & Rescue looking for new members

A COSAR information night is Thursday at Okanagan College

Central Okanagan Search & Rescue looking for new members
Okanagan realtor pledges $10,000 and unicorn tattoo for Special Olympics charity

Okanagan realtor pledges $10,000 and unicorn tattoo for Special Olympics charity

Kelowna’s Darryl Reuter will get a unicorn tattoo if he raises his goal

Okanagan realtor pledges $10,000 and unicorn tattoo for Special Olympics charity
(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Rain, rain, go away

Your morning start for Saturday, Sept. 14

(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)
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West Kelowna fire crews, RCMP respond to late-night incident near Okanagan Lake

Emergency crews were called to the Bear Creek Provincial Park area around 11:45 Thursday night

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