Alistair Waters

Michael Goehring, Mining Association of B.C CEO (left) with Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president Nikki Csek and William Gillette, dean of Okanagan College’s School of Business. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)

‘Latte-sipping urbanites’ need to realize value of mining in B.C., association head says

Industry generates a total of $3.9 billion in sales of goods and service across the province

Michael Goehring, Mining Association of B.C CEO (left) with Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president Nikki Csek and William Gillette, dean of Okanagan College’s School of Business. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)
Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola Conservative MP Dan Albas (pictured) is publicly thanking now former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer in light of Scheer’s resignation Thursday. (File photo)

Kelowna area MP responds to Conservative leader’s resignation

Dan Albas wishes Andrew Scheer well after Scheer’s surprise announcement he is stepping down.

Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola Conservative MP Dan Albas (pictured) is publicly thanking now former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer in light of Scheer’s resignation Thursday. (File photo)
In February, B.C.’s Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy announced B.C.’s first increase in pay in 10 years for people caring for developmentally disabled children and adults. (Hansard TV)

Community Living B.C. workers ratify new labour deal

Three-year deal covers 600 workers across B.C. who support adults with developmental disabilities.

In February, B.C.’s Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy announced B.C.’s first increase in pay in 10 years for people caring for developmentally disabled children and adults. (Hansard TV)
Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association officials, including CEO Glenn Mandziuk (front row, second from left) with the two World’s Responsible Tourism Awards it has won. (contributed)

Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association wins top responsible tourism award again

Thompson Okanagan Tourism Assciation wins second straight World’s Responsible Tourism Award

Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association officials, including CEO Glenn Mandziuk (front row, second from left) with the two World’s Responsible Tourism Awards it has won. (contributed)
Susan Brown, appointed president and CEO of Interior Health in October 2018, is the top public sector wage earner in the Central Okanagan, receiving a total of $349,751 in the past year. (file)

Interior Health boss tops public sector wage earner list

CEO Susan Brown received just under $350,000 in past year

Susan Brown, appointed president and CEO of Interior Health in October 2018, is the top public sector wage earner in the Central Okanagan, receiving a total of $349,751 in the past year. (file)
Ebus passengers are welcomed to Kelowna at the bus lines Kelowna International Airport stop on Friday, Nov. 1. The service, linking Kelowna with Kamloops, Salmon Arm and Vancouver, started Oct. 31, 2018. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)

Ebus service celebrates one year in operation

Long-haul bus service between southern Interior and Lower Mainland growing says company official

Ebus passengers are welcomed to Kelowna at the bus lines Kelowna International Airport stop on Friday, Nov. 1. The service, linking Kelowna with Kamloops, Salmon Arm and Vancouver, started Oct. 31, 2018. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)
Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistair Waters - Kelowna Capital News)

Chretien says Trudeau has handled blackface issue properly

Former Liberal prime minister’s advice for Trudeau—move on

Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistair Waters - Kelowna Capital News)
Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistairs Waters)

Jean Chretien in Kelowna to support Liberal candidates

The former prime minister is in the Okanagan today to support local Liberal candidates

Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistairs Waters)
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and his wife Jill (right) chat with two-year-old Max Pahlke and his mom and dad Angela and Clint during an election campaign stop in Beasley Park in Lake Country Monday morning. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)

Conservative leader stops in Lake Country

Andrew Scheer says he would bring back two child-focused tax credits cut by the Liberals

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and his wife Jill (right) chat with two-year-old Max Pahlke and his mom and dad Angela and Clint during an election campaign stop in Beasley Park in Lake Country Monday morning. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)
With lower than normal flows into Okanagan Lake from major tributaries such as Mission Creek (above) the lake did not reached “full pool” this spring. (contributed)

Time to reduce water use says water board

Okanagan Basin Water Board says with B.C now at drought level 3, conservation measures are crucial.

With lower than normal flows into Okanagan Lake from major tributaries such as Mission Creek (above) the lake did not reached “full pool” this spring. (contributed)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran reads a prepared statement about a threat made against him two weeks ago. The threat was posted online. When he made his public statement he was flanked by his wife, children, mother and two city councillors. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)

No charges for threat to Kelowna’s mayor

B.C. Prosecution Service declines to lay charges after man calls for mayor to be shot

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran reads a prepared statement about a threat made against him two weeks ago. The threat was posted online. When he made his public statement he was flanked by his wife, children, mother and two city councillors. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)
Kelowna mayor calls for civility in light of online threat against him

Kelowna mayor calls for civility in light of online threat against him

Police say a 52-year-old man was arrested after post on an online forum called for mayor to be shot

Kelowna mayor calls for civility in light of online threat against him
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran was sworn into office in October by judge Lisa Wyatt after he was re-elected in October. Now he has received a death threat over the Internet. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)

UPDATED: Suspect arrested after Kelowna mayor receives death threat

RCMP say a 52-year-old man was arrested after an online post called for Kelowna’s mayor to be shot

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran was sworn into office in October by judge Lisa Wyatt after he was re-elected in October. Now he has received a death threat over the Internet. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)
Move crews filming on the roof of a Bernard Avenue building in downtown Kelowna last year. In June the city will host the Movie Theatre Association of Canada’s annual gathering. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)

Lights! Camera! Gather!—Movie folks heading to Okanagan

Kelowna will host the Movie Theatre Association of Canada’s annual gathering in June

Move crews filming on the roof of a Bernard Avenue building in downtown Kelowna last year. In June the city will host the Movie Theatre Association of Canada’s annual gathering. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)
Interior view of the mobile drug overdose services clinic offered in an RV by Interior Health in Kelowna. (contributed-IHA)

Mobile safe injection unit in Kelowna breaks down

Problems with mobile supervised drug consumption RV prompts IH to set up temporary site

Interior view of the mobile drug overdose services clinic offered in an RV by Interior Health in Kelowna. (contributed-IHA)
Gerry Zimmermann, vice-chairman of the Agricultural Land Commission and head of the ALC’s Okanagan panel. (Photo - BMID)

Government proposes dropping regional ALC panels

Head of Okanagan panel says move would “not be a bad thing”

Gerry Zimmermann, vice-chairman of the Agricultural Land Commission and head of the ALC’s Okanagan panel. (Photo - BMID)
Ebus has added more trips between Kelowna and Kamloops and Vancouver. (contributed)

More bus service between southern Interior and Vancouver

Ebus has added a third trip Fridays and Sundays between Kelowna, Kamloops and Vancouver

Ebus has added more trips between Kelowna and Kamloops and Vancouver. (contributed)
Interior Health dealing with gastrointestinal illness outbreaks across southern B.C.

Interior Health dealing with gastrointestinal illness outbreaks across southern B.C.

IH urging anyone not feeling well to avoid visiting long-term care facilities

Interior Health dealing with gastrointestinal illness outbreaks across southern B.C.
UBCO has failed to have a human rights tribunal complaint against it thrown out. —Image: Capital News file

B.C. University fails to have sexual assault case thrown out

Former UBCO student claims report about sexual assault by another student was not handled properly

UBCO has failed to have a human rights tribunal complaint against it thrown out. —Image: Capital News file
Castanet reporter Nicholas Johansen faces a criminal charge of violating a court-ordered publication ban. —Image: Youtube

B.C. reporter charged with violating court-ordered publication ban

Castanet’s Nicholas Johansen accused of publishing banned information in court case

Castanet reporter Nicholas Johansen faces a criminal charge of violating a court-ordered publication ban. —Image: Youtube