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Fire rips through Skaha apartment building at Elm Avenue Friday morning. (Photo - Brennan Phillips)

Fire rips through Penticton apartment building

Dozens displaced from 4 a.m. blaze

Fire rips through Skaha apartment building at Elm Avenue Friday morning. (Photo - Brennan Phillips)
(Brennan Phillips - Western News)

UPDATE: Flames doused for second time at fatal Penticton apartment fire

The Elm Ave. building first caught fire around 4 a.m., killing two people and displacing dozens

(Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Snowfall in the Okanagan shatters records. (Contributed)

Snowfall in Okanagan breaks records dated back to 1899

Penticton has received over 10 cm today, surpassing the 8 cm record set in 1957

Snowfall in the Okanagan shatters records. (Contributed)
Kelowna International Airport. (Contributed)

Kelowna airport cancels, delays flights amidst first snowfall

Travelers should continue to monitor flights on the YLW website

Kelowna International Airport. (Contributed)
Brian Shiosaki helps his neighbours by shoveling the sidewalk near his home in Rutland during a large snowfall in Kelowna Tuesday. (Carli Berry/Capital News)

Special weather statement in effect for Okanagan Valley

The Okanagan could see up to 15 centimeters of snow on Friday

Brian Shiosaki helps his neighbours by shoveling the sidewalk near his home in Rutland during a large snowfall in Kelowna Tuesday. (Carli Berry/Capital News)
View of Larsson Hill from DriveBC camera at 7:25 a.m. on Oct. 21. (Contributed)

Vehicle incident at Larson Hill causing delays up to one hour on Coquihalla

The incident has blocked traffic in both directions

View of Larsson Hill from DriveBC camera at 7:25 a.m. on Oct. 21. (Contributed)
COVID-19 test tube. (Contributed)test tube with the blood test is on the table next to the documents. Positive test for coronavirus covid-19. The concept of fighting a dangerous Chinese disease.

Interior Health launches online booking for COVID-19 tests

Testing is available to anyone with cold, influenza or COVID-19-like symptoms

COVID-19 test tube. (Contributed)test tube with the blood test is on the table next to the documents. Positive test for coronavirus covid-19. The concept of fighting a dangerous Chinese disease.
Fernando’s Pub is located in downtown Kelowna. (Contributed)

Fernando’s Pub in Kelowna to close its doors for the winter

Fernando’s staff said COVID-19 restrictions have hit the pub hard

Fernando’s Pub is located in downtown Kelowna. (Contributed)
The Sports Men’s Basketball Championship will not proceed with the cancellation of the 2021 Winter Championships. (Contributed)

Winter championships canceled for B.C. university athletes

The decision was made with the unanimous support of U SPORTS’ board of directors

The Sports Men’s Basketball Championship will not proceed with the cancellation of the 2021 Winter Championships. (Contributed)
(File)

Mounties release more information on stranger grabbing Kelowna boy

A man allegedly grabbed an 11-year-old boy on the way home from school in September

(File)
Snowfall on Okanagan Connector on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. (Taylor Vosper photo)

Snowfall warning in effect for Okanagan Connector from Merritt to Kelowna

Snowfall with a total amount of 15 to 20 cm is expected

Snowfall on Okanagan Connector on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. (Taylor Vosper photo)
Before reopening after a two-month COVID-caused shutdown in May, Doc Willoughby’s underwent several renovations. Now, in October, new restrictions are again causing headaches for pub owners. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna watering holes battle tough liquor restrictions

Local establishments are calling for regionalized restrictions, warn of potential closures of iconic bars and pubs

Before reopening after a two-month COVID-caused shutdown in May, Doc Willoughby’s underwent several renovations. Now, in October, new restrictions are again causing headaches for pub owners. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Matthew Steinberg wears number 20 for the West Kelowna Warriors. (Tami Quan Photography)

Colorado Avalanche prospect excited for opportunity with West Kelowna Warriors

Matthew Stienman played for Cornell University during the 2019-20 NCAA season

Matthew Steinberg wears number 20 for the West Kelowna Warriors. (Tami Quan Photography)
The Liquid Zoo on Lawrence Avenue in Kelowna. Google.

Kelowna strip club’s late night operation not in breach of public health orders

Interior Health states the Liquid Zoo is providing full meal service

The Liquid Zoo on Lawrence Avenue in Kelowna. Google.
Unleashed Brewing Co. is set to be constructed in a new industrial development located at 889 Vaughan Avenue. (Contributed)

Dog-themed brewery coming to Kelowna

Unleashed Brewing Co. will also provide support to local animal shelters and homes for rescue dogs

Unleashed Brewing Co. is set to be constructed in a new industrial development located at 889 Vaughan Avenue. (Contributed)
An Air Canada jet takes off from Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Thursday, March 8, 2012. (Contributed)

COVID-19 exposure on Air Canada flight to Kelowna

Those on Air Canada flight 8418 from Vancouver to Kelowna on Sept. 23 were possibly exposed

An Air Canada jet takes off from Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Thursday, March 8, 2012. (Contributed)
Horror Movie Villains. (Contributed)

Quiz: How well do you know your classic Halloween horror movies?

A quiz gearing you up for spooky season

Horror Movie Villains. (Contributed)
Red Bull Rampage 2019. (Contributed)

West Kelowna start-up wins Emmy for virtual production on Red Bull Rampage

XR Media Group won the Outstanding Digital Innovation Award

Red Bull Rampage 2019. (Contributed)
Smoke veiled the Kelowna waterfront, as well as the rest of the city and much of the province, throughout the week. Usually, this view from the Kelowna Yacht Club would show mountains across Okanagan Lake. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)                                Smoke veiled the Kelowna waterfront, as well as the rest of the city and much of the province, throughout the week. Usually, this view from the Kelowna Yacht Club would show mountains across Okanagan Lake. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

More wildfire smoke to fill the Okanagan

The smoke is coming from wildfires in California but is expected to be much lighter

Smoke veiled the Kelowna waterfront, as well as the rest of the city and much of the province, throughout the week. Usually, this view from the Kelowna Yacht Club would show mountains across Okanagan Lake. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)                                Smoke veiled the Kelowna waterfront, as well as the rest of the city and much of the province, throughout the week. Usually, this view from the Kelowna Yacht Club would show mountains across Okanagan Lake. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Luke Schenn appeared in 189 WHL regular-season games all with the Rockets over three seasons (2005-08), collecting 68 points (12G, 56A) and 323 penalty minutes.

Kelowna Rockets alumni Luke Schenn wins Stanley Cup

Schenn is the fifth Rocket alumni in history to hoist the trophy

Luke Schenn appeared in 189 WHL regular-season games all with the Rockets over three seasons (2005-08), collecting 68 points (12G, 56A) and 323 penalty minutes.