Aaron Hemens

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Morning Start: The world’s most expensive hot dog costs $169

Your morning start for Friday, Oct. 29, 2021

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In a display of appreciation for health care workers, nearly 180 artists from across the Okanagan produced a total of 407 small paintings for staff at Kelowna General Hospital. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Hundreds of paintings created for Kelowna General Hospital staff

‘We hope that all of these paintings bring them some hope, some joy and some sunshine in their life’

In a display of appreciation for health care workers, nearly 180 artists from across the Okanagan produced a total of 407 small paintings for staff at Kelowna General Hospital. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Morning Start: The most expensive plate of french fries costs $200

Your morning start for Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021

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Morning Start: The ‘most expensive ghosts’ sold for over $2,800 US

Your morning start for Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021

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A blue Chevrolet car went off the road and down a large embankment near Spiers Road in Kelowna on Oct. 25, resulting in the driver dead and the passenger injured. (Jen Zielinski/Capital News)

Kelowna RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision

The driver was declared dead at the scene, while the 16-year-old passenger was transported to hospital

A blue Chevrolet car went off the road and down a large embankment near Spiers Road in Kelowna on Oct. 25, resulting in the driver dead and the passenger injured. (Jen Zielinski/Capital News)
Administration headquarters for Central Okanagan Public Schools located in Kelowna. (File photo)

10 Central Okanagan schools potentially exposed to COVID-19

There are a combined total of 19 potential exposure events over a four-day span

Administration headquarters for Central Okanagan Public Schools located in Kelowna. (File photo)
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Westbank First Nation wins excellence in community forestry award

WFN was awarded for its leadership in wildfire risk reduction

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Three participants march at Kelowna Pride in 2019. (Kelowna Pride Society)

2021 Kelowna Pride officially underway

The theme for this year is ‘25 Years of the Pride Movement - The Work is Not Done’

Three participants march at Kelowna Pride in 2019. (Kelowna Pride Society)
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Kelowna cops seeking public’s assistance in identifying break and enter suspect

After breaking into a home and walking around, the man left with a red jerry can

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Central Okanagan COVID-19 cases continue on downward trend

86 per cent of Central Okanagan residents have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

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The crew at Kelowna’s Burger Baron. From left to right: Owner Karrin Morris, staff members Fay Harley and Pamela Butcher, manager Lucas Findlay and staff member Amandip Bassi. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

‘One Big Bundled Family’: The success behind Kelowna’s Burger Baron

The Burger Baron team is a family of 11, and the customers are an extension of that family

The crew at Kelowna’s Burger Baron. From left to right: Owner Karrin Morris, staff members Fay Harley and Pamela Butcher, manager Lucas Findlay and staff member Amandip Bassi. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Morning Start: An American man carved 1 tonne of pumpkins in under 4 hours

Your morning start for Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021

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Morning Start: A Canadian has collected over 11,300 different cans of Coca Cola

Your morning start for Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021

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Kelowna drag queens Ella Lamoureux, right, and Jenna Telz prepare before a show at the Friends of Dorothy Lounge on Oct. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Black Press Media Weekly Roundup: Top headlines this week

Here’s what made headlines during this Thanksgiving week

Kelowna drag queens Ella Lamoureux, right, and Jenna Telz prepare before a show at the Friends of Dorothy Lounge on Oct. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Morning Start: French chefs created a pizza with 834 different cheeses

Your morning start for Friday, Oct. 15, 2021

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Renegade Kitchen and Craft Bar at 467 Leon Ave. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Kelowna restaurant that defied vaccine card program now listed for sale

Renegade Kitchen and Craft Bar is up for sale on Royal Lepage Kelowna at $150,000

Renegade Kitchen and Craft Bar at 467 Leon Ave. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Kelowna drag queen Jenna Telz performs during a show at the Friends of Dorothy Lounge on Oct. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Creating Queens: Kelowna’s Indigenous drag queens use their platforms to inspire

Two local drag queens have helped pave the way for nearly 30 drag performers

Kelowna drag queen Jenna Telz performs during a show at the Friends of Dorothy Lounge on Oct. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Winter driving in Kelowna. (File photo)

Environment Canada projects colder than average winter for Central Okanagan

Meteorologist skeptical of weather agency’s forecast

Winter driving in Kelowna. (File photo)
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Morning Start: Canada is home to the heaviest pumpkin in the world

Your morning start for Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021

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