Kelowna

Janel Rae’s second album, Dinner with Stranger, will be available everywhere on Feb. 11 (Contributed)

Okanagan singer-songwriter Janel Rae set to release second album

Dinner With Stranger will be available everywhere Feb. 11

 

The Scoop for the week of Jan. 21-28. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

 

Racers try to catch up to the moose on the loose at the Kelowna Cup (Contributed)

Kelowna Cup back at Big White to raise money for women’s shelter

Over the first seven events, $148,861 has been raised for various charities and non-profits

Racers try to catch up to the moose on the loose at the Kelowna Cup (Contributed)
Firearms seized on Jan.13 (Kelowna RCMP)

Guns, drugs, heavy equipment and a crossbow seized by Kelowna RCMP

RCMP executed search warrants in Lake Country, Penticton and West Kelowna

Firearms seized on Jan.13 (Kelowna RCMP)
(File photo/Interior Health)

Drug making the rounds on Kelowna streets contaminated: IH

Health authority says ‘Down’ contains Fentanyl and other unknown substances.

(File photo/Interior Health)
A large memorial board similar to the boards that were stolen. (RCMP)

Valuable bronze memorial plates stolen from Kelowna cemetery

RCMP is investigating the theft that occured on Dry Valley Road

A large memorial board similar to the boards that were stolen. (RCMP)
A large memorial board similar to the boards that were stolen. (RCMP)

Valuable bronze memorial plates stolen from Kelowna cemetery

RCMP is investigating the theft that occured on Dry Valley Road

A large memorial board similar to the boards that were stolen. (RCMP)
Van damaged by BB gun. (Crime Stoppers)

After school vans shot at with BB guns outside Kelowna YMCA

The incident happened on Hartman Road sometime on Jan. 15

Van damaged by BB gun. (Crime Stoppers)
Amarjit Singh Lalli (left, President of Okanagan Sikh Temple and Cultural Society) receives a $40,000 donation from Vik Bains (right, TD branch manager, Rutland) to launch a new mental health and addictions recovery initiative for the South Asian community of Kelowna. (Contributed)

Okanagan Sikh temple to launch mental health initiative with help from TD donation

The initiative is the first of its kind specifically for the South Asian community in Kelowna

Amarjit Singh Lalli (left, President of Okanagan Sikh Temple and Cultural Society) receives a $40,000 donation from Vik Bains (right, TD branch manager, Rutland) to launch a new mental health and addictions recovery initiative for the South Asian community of Kelowna. (Contributed)
PACT is a multidisciplinary team working to help people in crisis (PACT/Kelowna RCMP)

Kelowna RCMP and Interior Health raise awareness around mental health

The Police and Crisis Team (PACT) works with a Registered Psychiatric Nurse

PACT is a multidisciplinary team working to help people in crisis (PACT/Kelowna RCMP)
(Village at Smith Creek)

More than 40 cases of COVID-19 at West Kelowna senior care home

Four care homes are reporting COVID-19 outbreaks in the Kelowna area

(Village at Smith Creek)
Dale Habib is the owner of Liquid Zoo in Kelowna

Former Kelowna gang member pleads guilty to firearm charges

Brother to the former owner of the Liquid Zoo plead guilty to two firearm-related charges

Dale Habib is the owner of Liquid Zoo in Kelowna
Lady Dia (Photo Credit/Asif Ahmed Shagor)

Kelowna artist explores diverse experiences of motherhood in new podcast

Lady Dia makes her podcast come to life following a $10,000 Telus Storyhive grant

Lady Dia (Photo Credit/Asif Ahmed Shagor)
Grizzli Winery is hosting three Valentine’s Day events over four days. (Contributed)

Grizzli Winery in West Kelowna to host a trio of Valentine’s Day events

There will be three events over four days running from Feb. 11-14

Grizzli Winery is hosting three Valentine’s Day events over four days. (Contributed)
The Regional District of Central Okanagan received $50,000 to complete its asset management plan for the Westside Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. (RDCO image)

Grant received for Westside wastewater treatment plant assessment plan

The Regional District of Central Okanagan received $50,000 for the project

The Regional District of Central Okanagan received $50,000 to complete its asset management plan for the Westside Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. (RDCO image)
Frankie We Salute You! is offering a free burger and beer to hospital employees on Saturday, Jan. 22 (Contributed - FWSY)

Kelowna restaurant offering a free burger and beer to KGH staff

Frankie We Salute You! wants to do its part to help our KGH employees

Frankie We Salute You! is offering a free burger and beer to hospital employees on Saturday, Jan. 22 (Contributed - FWSY)
The Scoop for the week of Jan. 13-21. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop for the week of Jan. 13-21. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Lane Merrifield and the Merrifield Family Foundation have gifted $100k to healthcare students at Okanagan College. (Photo courtesy of Okanagan College)

‘Incredibly grateful’: Okanagan College Health Sciences Centre receives $100k donation

The Merrifield Family Foundation’s donation will support technology upgrades around the building

Lane Merrifield and the Merrifield Family Foundation have gifted $100k to healthcare students at Okanagan College. (Photo courtesy of Okanagan College)
Lynx Air and their affordable prices coming to Kelowna Airport starting in April (Lynx Air - Twitter)

Kelowna airport welcomes Lynx Air services starting in April

Lynx Air to offer affordable flights from Kelowna to Vancouver and Calgary

Lynx Air and their affordable prices coming to Kelowna Airport starting in April (Lynx Air - Twitter)