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Community newspapers bring people together in time of isolation

Black Press offices have been receiving calls of support, appreciation

Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic

Executive director Laura Lansink said they expect applications will keep increasing

Penticton kinesiologist offers free workouts, healthy recipes during pandemic

Ashley Larson said she wanted to give back to the community the way she knew how

B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis

Purposely helps volunteers find people to help

Kelowna philanthropist hosts contest for healthcare tuition at Okanagan College

Residents have the chance to win up to $5000 towards their education

WATCH: Churches turn to technology as COVID-19 rages

Churches livestream services to minimize coronavirus infections

Big White chef brings fresh produce to Central Okanagan Food Bank

Chef and his team collected food from the resort’s restaurants

UPDATE: B.C. Housing, City of West Kelowna respond to temporary winter shelter closure

Temporary winter shelters are set to close on Mar. 31

Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute

The institute said you don’t have to travel to support B.C. wine

WATCH: Interior Health sets up drive-thru testing in Kelowna

The site is not for drop-ins and is only by appointment

Surrey man arrested after woman screams for help in Kelowna

Police are asking for information from witnesses as the investigation continues

Okanagan couple among 842 stuck in cruise ship docked in Hawaii

Holland America cruise ship MS Maasdam has been docked in Honolulu since Mar. 19

Volunteers keep Kelowna’s vulnerable fed as day services close

The Salvation Army and Kelowna’s Gospel Mission partnered to keep food services going

As businesses and non-essential services shut down, construction continues

Build sites in downtown Kelowna still in full force despite COVID-19 outbreak

BC SPCA Kelowna asking for help through adoption, donation

Adoptions are by appointment only to keep community safe

Isolation sensation: Okanagan father turns children’s voices into Journey cover

Devon Spittle said the sounds were from four years’ worth of recordings

Tour buses still coming to Salmon Arm hotel

Hotel refused to speak with Black Press, but one of the tour companies said the tourists were healthy

Kelowna liquor store reminding customers to keep the distance

The store has tape on the floor to indicate how far apart people should be

Helping Paws Okanagan worries about being able to bring dogs home as borders close

The Penticton-based organization rescues dogs from Texas

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission closes day services

Non-registered guests will still have access to lunch and supper meals