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Crews continue to battle a fire at Rutland’s Olympia Greek Taverna that broke out overnight on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 7. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

‘It’s devastating’: Owner of fire-ravaged Kelowna restaurant speaks on loss

Brothers Mike and Chris Koutsantonis ran Olympia Greek Taverna until the night of the fire

Crews continue to battle a fire at Rutland’s Olympia Greek Taverna that broke out overnight on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 7. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
A Kelowna registered nurse has been suspended for his failure to adhere to proper infection control practices. (Darko Stojanovic - Pixabay)

Kelowna nurse suspended for not following COVID-19 protocols

The B.C. College of Nursing Professionals said the nurse failed to adhere to science-based infection control practices

A Kelowna registered nurse has been suspended for his failure to adhere to proper infection control practices. (Darko Stojanovic - Pixabay)
Kelowna man arrested after a teen was hit by an ATV

Kelowna man arrested after a teen was hit by an ATV

The collision happened on Postill Lake Road on Sept. 26

Kelowna man arrested after a teen was hit by an ATV
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Interior Health region

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Interior Health region

The total number of cases in the Interior Health region is at 535

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Interior Health region
Two new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region

Two new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region

The total number of cases in the region is at 533

Two new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region
The Kelowna RCMP is asking the public to identify the man in the image. (Kelowna RCMP)

Kelowna RCMP looking for man in relation to assault investigation

The police are not releasing further details of the investigation

The Kelowna RCMP is asking the public to identify the man in the image. (Kelowna RCMP)
Peachland resident finds severed bear paw on driveway

Peachland resident finds severed bear paw on driveway

Tracie Gordon thought it was a Halloween prank, but it turned out to be a real bear paw

Peachland resident finds severed bear paw on driveway
Nine new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region

Nine new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region

The total number of cases since the pandemic started is now at 531 for the region

Nine new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region
Fifth case connected to Kelowna church outbreak announced

Fifth case connected to Kelowna church outbreak announced

Interior Health announced the additional case on Sunday, Sept. 27

Fifth case connected to Kelowna church outbreak announced
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Two new COVID-19 cases reported in Interior Health

The total number of Interior Health cases since the beginning of the pandemic is now at 522

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Kelowna RCMP warn public as gift card scam season comes

Kelowna RCMP warn public as gift card scam season comes

“Gift cards are for gifts, not payments,” Kelowna RCMP said

Kelowna RCMP warn public as gift card scam season comes
Kelowna entrepreneur receives Woman of the Year award

Kelowna entrepreneur receives Woman of the Year award

Portia-Ella CEO Julie Michaud is focused on helping other entrepreneurs in the beauty industry

Kelowna entrepreneur receives Woman of the Year award
Four-hour wait time to book child’s COVID test concerns Kelowna parent

Four-hour wait time to book child’s COVID test concerns Kelowna parent

Interior Health is asking for patience as they experience an increase in calls and testing requests

Four-hour wait time to book child’s COVID test concerns Kelowna parent
Kelowna woman to run from Vernon to Penticton for mental health awareness

Kelowna woman to run from Vernon to Penticton for mental health awareness

Melissa Gosse’s 100-kilometre ultramarathon will raise funds for Canadian Mental Health Association

Kelowna woman to run from Vernon to Penticton for mental health awareness
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Interior Health reports three additional COVID-19 cases in region

The number of cases in the region since the beginning of the pandemic are now at 492

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Smoky conditions, worker shortage threaten Okanagan apple harvest

Smoky conditions, worker shortage threaten Okanagan apple harvest

“Frankly, some farmers may go under.”

Smoky conditions, worker shortage threaten Okanagan apple harvest
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Six additional COVID-19 cases overnight in Interior Health region

The total number of cases within the region is now at 486

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
“The Bird Who Forgot To Sing” will be shown at the Rotary Centre of the Arts and streamed live on Facebook at the same time. (Contributed)

B.C. Culture Days perfomance highlights similarities between African, Syilx cultures

“The Bird Who Forgot How To Sing” is part of B.C. Culture Days

“The Bird Who Forgot To Sing” will be shown at the Rotary Centre of the Arts and streamed live on Facebook at the same time. (Contributed)
Okanagan canine search and rescue unit looking for new training sites

Okanagan canine search and rescue unit looking for new training sites

The Canadian Canine Search Corps is training its Okanagan team

Okanagan canine search and rescue unit looking for new training sites
The Interior Crisis Line Network has seen an increase in calls throughout the pandemic. (Contributed)

Increase in calls due to pandemic: Interior Crisis Line Network

More and more people are using crisis lines to help cope

The Interior Crisis Line Network has seen an increase in calls throughout the pandemic. (Contributed)