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James Baker has been Lake Country’s mayor for the last 13 years. (Carli Berry - Capital News)

Okanagan’s oldest mayor shows no sign of slowing down

Mayor James Baker has decades of history in his political career

James Baker has been Lake Country’s mayor for the last 13 years. (Carli Berry - Capital News)
Plates go cold: Okanagan College disappointed to see departure of Canadian Culinary Championships

Plates go cold: Okanagan College disappointed to see departure of Canadian Culinary Championships

After nine years in Kelowna, the championships are moving to Ottawa for 2020

Plates go cold: Okanagan College disappointed to see departure of Canadian Culinary Championships
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Man driving white van follows 13-year-old Okanagan girl

Peachland residents are warning others about a man in a white van on Clements Crescent

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A truck stolen from a home on Sherman Drive. - Contributed

Multiple vehicles stolen over last week in Lake Country

Vehicles have been stolen in The Lakes, and on Sherman Drive

A truck stolen from a home on Sherman Drive. - Contributed
Johanna Faccini, owner of Queen B Kettle Korn, holds up bags of sweet and salty popcorn, the company’s most popular popcorn. - Carli Berry/Capital News

The queen of popcorn: Kelowna company continues to expand in food industry

Queen B Kettle Korn owner’s said the company will soon offer snack-sized portions

Johanna Faccini, owner of Queen B Kettle Korn, holds up bags of sweet and salty popcorn, the company’s most popular popcorn. - Carli Berry/Capital News
Director Carey Missler shows host Cam McQueen something on his phone during a filming session for their online show Beefed Up: Built Not Bought. - Contributed

‘Beefing up’ vehicles part of new online show created by Kelowna men

Beefed Up: Built Not Bought launched its first episode in February

Director Carey Missler shows host Cam McQueen something on his phone during a filming session for their online show Beefed Up: Built Not Bought. - Contributed
Okanagan homeless man back on the streets after brief shelter

Okanagan homeless man back on the streets after brief shelter

After being housed for four months, Maurice living in Lake Country is now homeless again

Okanagan homeless man back on the streets after brief shelter
Co-owners Rod Butters and Audrey Surrao of RauDZ sample a cocktail made with their new gin The Whole Truth, which is made from local ingredients, during the gin’s official launch Thursday. - Carli Berry/Capital News

Gin made from Okanagan ingredients to be offered at Kelowna restaurants

The Whole Truth, a gin made from the spirits of 20,000 Okanagan apples is at RauDZ Regional Table

Co-owners Rod Butters and Audrey Surrao of RauDZ sample a cocktail made with their new gin The Whole Truth, which is made from local ingredients, during the gin’s official launch Thursday. - Carli Berry/Capital News
Subject property in Carr’s Landing. - District of Lake Country

Okanagan micro-garden proposed to provide wineries with fresh vegetables

A variance will be coming forward to Lake Country council on Tuesday

Subject property in Carr’s Landing. - District of Lake Country
The Warren Peace Bunny Sanctuary will have a late opening date this year due to a deadly rabbit virus. - Credit: Facebook/Christina Bombaek

Okanagan bunny sanctuary missing Easter again due to deadly virus

A deadly bunny virus on the West Coast is causing Warren Peace to take precautions

The Warren Peace Bunny Sanctuary will have a late opening date this year due to a deadly rabbit virus. - Credit: Facebook/Christina Bombaek
The Orchard City II was hauled from its location in Okanagan Centre to Highway 97 and Commonwealth Road in 1983. - Contributed

Popular landmark has deep history under Okanagan waves

The Holiday Park Resort’s blue and white ship in Lake Country spent more than 30 years underwater

The Orchard City II was hauled from its location in Okanagan Centre to Highway 97 and Commonwealth Road in 1983. - Contributed
Jordan Coble of the Westbank First Nation and Levi Bent of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band did a joint presentation in nsyilxcən at the Syilx Language House’s celebration of their third year last April. Steve Kidd/Western News

Okanagan Indigenous language conference to highlight importance of fluency programs

The Celebrating Salish Northern Conference will be held Friday at UBCO in Kelowna

Jordan Coble of the Westbank First Nation and Levi Bent of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band did a joint presentation in nsyilxcən at the Syilx Language House’s celebration of their third year last April. Steve Kidd/Western News
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Kelowna mom launches vegan shirt company

Demi Morris created The Vegan Epiphany with an aim to promote veganism

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Westbank First Nation office. - Google Maps

Widow evicted from home on Westbank First Nation land after husband dies

A 64-year-old woman will have to move from her home on WFN lands

Westbank First Nation office. - Google Maps
Jessica Littleford spotted this peacock on her neighbour’s house in Lake Country. - Facebook

Missing a peacock? It might be wandering the Okanagan

There’s a peacock on the loose in Lake Country

Jessica Littleford spotted this peacock on her neighbour’s house in Lake Country. - Facebook
David Biglow, owner of Cherry Hill Coffee, holds up a jar of beans roasted in-house at the shop’s location on Hunter Road. - Carli Berry/Capital News

VIDEO: Kelowna coffee company has a roaster from the 1960s

Cherry Hill Coffee is a family run operation on Hunter Road.

David Biglow, owner of Cherry Hill Coffee, holds up a jar of beans roasted in-house at the shop’s location on Hunter Road. - Carli Berry/Capital News
The City of Kelowna has begun construction work to remove the Ogopogo statue in City Park. - Carli Berry/Capital News

Off with his head: Construction work begins to remove Ogopogo statue

An Ogogopo statue is being removed from Kelowna City Park’s water park

The City of Kelowna has begun construction work to remove the Ogopogo statue in City Park. - Carli Berry/Capital News
7 overdoses in 1 day at Okanagan homeless shelter leads IH prompt about carfentanil

7 overdoses in 1 day at Okanagan homeless shelter leads IH prompt about carfentanil

Interior Health is reissuing a warning about carfentanil-tainted drugs after Kelowna overdoses

7 overdoses in 1 day at Okanagan homeless shelter leads IH prompt about carfentanil
Batman was seen wandering around as a police incident was unfolding in Kelowna’s Pandosy area. (Melissa Parent photo)

Who is this caped crusader? Spotlight turns to Okanagan Batman after police incident

A video of Batman asking to assist police in Kelowna has gained a worldwide audience

Batman was seen wandering around as a police incident was unfolding in Kelowna’s Pandosy area. (Melissa Parent photo)
Kelowna’s first zero waste grocery store has successful first day

Kelowna’s first zero waste grocery store has successful first day

Farm Bound Zero Waste opened its location in Kelowna April 1

Kelowna’s first zero waste grocery store has successful first day