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The Okanagan College Salmon Arm campus. (File photo)

Okanagan College has grown by 70 per cent since 2005: Report

Report said 21,400 students took a course at the college in the past year

The Okanagan College Salmon Arm campus. (File photo)
High temperatures made this year’s Polar Bear Dip in Okanagan Lake a breeze (File photo)                                High temperatures made this year’s Polar Bear Dip in Okanagan Lake a breeze (File photo)

Record warm temperatures on New Year’s Day in the Okanagan

Temperatures in Summerland reached 10.1 C

High temperatures made this year’s Polar Bear Dip in Okanagan Lake a breeze (File photo)                                High temperatures made this year’s Polar Bear Dip in Okanagan Lake a breeze (File photo)
More first-time homebuyers need help from their parents to purchase a property in the Okanagan/Kamloops region (file)

90 per cent of first-time B.C. homebuyers need financial help: report

Compared to 2015, only 70 per cent of first-time homebuyers needed financial help

More first-time homebuyers need help from their parents to purchase a property in the Okanagan/Kamloops region (file)
The Okanagan had the second highest number of enforcement actions out of eight other B.C. regions (file)

Many Okanagan residents not properly storing food away from bears: audit

133 enforcement actions and 49 inspections were carried out during audit in region

The Okanagan had the second highest number of enforcement actions out of eight other B.C. regions (file)
Kelowna lost thousands of jobs between October and November (file)

Almost 4,000 Kelowna residents lost their job last month

Job losses amount to a 3.7 per cent reduction to the city’s labour force

Kelowna lost thousands of jobs between October and November (file)
‘I’m so angry I can’t even cry right now’ Candlelight vigil held for Kelowna man who died at homeless camp

‘I’m so angry I can’t even cry right now’ Candlelight vigil held for Kelowna man who died at homeless camp

Shane Bourdin, a father of three, died at a temporary homeless camp earlier this week

‘I’m so angry I can’t even cry right now’ Candlelight vigil held for Kelowna man who died at homeless camp
Friends mourn passing of Kelowna resident who died in car crash near Revelstoke

Friends mourn passing of Kelowna resident who died in car crash near Revelstoke

The 52-year-old died when his sedan hit a semi truck along Highway 1 on Monday afternoon

Friends mourn passing of Kelowna resident who died in car crash near Revelstoke
UPDATE: Highway 97 reopened north of Kelowna

UPDATE: Highway 97 reopened north of Kelowna

The highway reopened around 8:30 p.m. last night

UPDATE: Highway 97 reopened north of Kelowna
Significant snowfall is expected on the Coquihalla Highway by Thursday (Photo courtesy of Drive BC)

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Up to 25 cm of snow is expected to fall in the region by Thursday

Significant snowfall is expected on the Coquihalla Highway by Thursday (Photo courtesy of Drive BC)
B.C. government clarifies rototilling rules for Okanagan lakes

B.C. government clarifies rototilling rules for Okanagan lakes

Okanagan Basin Water Board recently signed a five-year agreement for rototilling in Okanagan region

B.C. government clarifies rototilling rules for Okanagan lakes
UBCO principal Deborah Buszard speaking at the event (Connor Trembley- Kelowna Capital News)
UBCO principal Deborah Buszard speaking at the event (Connor Trembley- Kelowna Capital News)
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Kelowna man seeks financial help after losing eye in vehicle crash

GoFundMe was created after Jason Townsend was involved in crash last Saturday

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Bethany Saura passed away last Thursday at the age of 27 (Photo courtesy of The Ink Parlour Kelowna)

Kelowna residents mourn loss of 27-year-old tattoo artist Bethany Saura

Saura helped to build “The Ink Parlour” tattoo studio in Kelowna last year

Bethany Saura passed away last Thursday at the age of 27 (Photo courtesy of The Ink Parlour Kelowna)
The learning centre with the new colours (Photo courtesy of Westbank First Nation)

Paint project brings Westbank First Nation learning centre to life

WFN announced completion of project in late November

The learning centre with the new colours (Photo courtesy of Westbank First Nation)
One of the cats found in the cold in the South Okanagan - (Photo courtesy of BC SPCA)

Three of five cats freeze to death after being left in wire crate in South Okanagan

The BC SPCA is reminding pet owners to keep their animals safe inside this winter

One of the cats found in the cold in the South Okanagan - (Photo courtesy of BC SPCA)
West Kelowna RCMP looking for suspect involved in attempted child-abduction

West Kelowna RCMP looking for suspect involved in attempted child-abduction

The incident allegedly happened on Nov. 27 along Cougar Road

West Kelowna RCMP looking for suspect involved in attempted child-abduction
Megan Freedman is now an award-winning artist (Photo courtesy of Megan Freedman Music Facebook page)

Okanagan-based artist Megan Freedman wins international music award

The “Roots and Wings” music video won an achievement award from Global Music Awards in California

Megan Freedman is now an award-winning artist (Photo courtesy of Megan Freedman Music Facebook page)
COSAR were called in to search for the missing hunters at around 10 p.m. Tuesday night

Four hunters found safe after getting stuck near Big White

Two adults and two children became stranded after their truck got stuck in washout

COSAR were called in to search for the missing hunters at around 10 p.m. Tuesday night
COSAR were called in to search for the missing hunters at around 10 p.m. Tuesday night

Four hunters found safe after getting stuck near Big White

Two adults and two children became stranded after their truck got stuck in washout

COSAR were called in to search for the missing hunters at around 10 p.m. Tuesday night
BC Hydro will not continue with a second transmission line project for West Kelowa, despite an announcement made in 2015 from former B.C. Premier Christy Clark that the project would proceed Image: Capital News file

Second transmission line cancelled for West Kelowna

BC Hydro now planning to just make upgrades to existing power line

BC Hydro will not continue with a second transmission line project for West Kelowa, despite an announcement made in 2015 from former B.C. Premier Christy Clark that the project would proceed Image: Capital News file