Jen Zielinski

Marcello Verna and Kimberly Ansell. (Facebook)

No recommendations on 2016 West Kelowna suspected murder-suicide: BC Coroner

Kimberly Janet Ansell and Marcello Quinn Verna were found dead on a path in 2016

Marcello Verna and Kimberly Ansell. (Facebook)
The 2013 murder victims Tiffany Goruk and Jeremy Snow. File photo.

No suspects, no updates 8 years after West Kelowna double murder

Southeast District Major Crimes Tiffany Goruk and Jeremy Snow

The 2013 murder victims Tiffany Goruk and Jeremy Snow. File photo.
River the cat. AlleyCats

Kelowna cat returns home after epic 2 year adventure

River the tabby travelled from the Mission area to Joe Rich and survived for two years in a barn

River the cat. AlleyCats
Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna is one of the care homes in B.C. that has had a COVID-19 outbreak since the start of the pandemic. Photo: Philip McLachlan

COVID-19 death at retirement residence in West Kelowna

An outbreak was recently declared over at the residence

Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna is one of the care homes in B.C. that has had a COVID-19 outbreak since the start of the pandemic. Photo: Philip McLachlan
Facebook: Kevin Costin and Hazel Budiongan.

West Kelowna man charged in wife’s murder dies

Kevin Costin Supreme Court trial was to start in May of this year

Facebook: Kevin Costin and Hazel Budiongan.
Chef James Holmes of Salt and Brick in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski, Black Press Media)

Kelowna restaurant’s TV premier shines spotlight on Okanagan

Salt and Brick was featured on the Food Network on Feb. 6

Chef James Holmes of Salt and Brick in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski, Black Press Media)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Black Press file photos)

Kelowna, Victoria mayors call on B.C. to create housing pilot for homeless with complex needs

The co-chairs of the B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus want to work with the B.C. government to develop a five-site pilot project

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Black Press file photos)
Captian and Maria at the Shuswap BC SPCA.

Inseparable but neglected dogs at BC SPCA in desperate need of surgery

A Shuswap volunteer will match donations to the dogs’ surgery up to $5,000

Captian and Maria at the Shuswap BC SPCA.
Big White Village on Dec. 16.

Big White employees fired as resort officials curb COVID-19 cluster

A COVID-19 task force is working to contain the cluster

Big White Village on Dec. 16.
Dr. Juanita Crook, radiation oncologist for BC Cancer.

Dr. Juanita Crook named chair in brachytherapy for Interior B.C.

Crook is a radiation oncologist at BC Cancer

Dr. Juanita Crook, radiation oncologist for BC Cancer.
Tanya Garrett owner of Whisk Cake Company.
Tanya Garrett owner of Whisk Cake Company.

TV network renovates Rutland cafe hit by COVID-19

Whisk Cake Company got a makeover this fall

Tanya Garrett owner of Whisk Cake Company.
Tanya Garrett owner of Whisk Cake Company.
Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

First Nations Leadership Council demands justice for victims of B.C. social worker

Union of BC Indian Chiefs calls actions of Robert Saunders ‘nothing short of complete depravity’

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

Former Kelowna social worker arrested for allegedly stealing from foster kids

Robert Riley Saunders was arrested in Alberta and will be brought back to B.C. to face charges

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
Leighton Allen Labute faces charges of animal abuse and allegedly has a string of social media accounts depicting disturbing content.

Accused Kelowna hamster killer has trial date set for 2021

Leighton Labute’s three day trial is scheduled for Aug. 16, 2021

Leighton Allen Labute faces charges of animal abuse and allegedly has a string of social media accounts depicting disturbing content.
Orchard Park Shopping Centre’s Apple Entrance. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna mall employee allegedly threatened by anti-mask protester

Kelowna RCMP are investigating the matter

Orchard Park Shopping Centre’s Apple Entrance. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Laurie Rix makes a large donation to BC Cancer.

B.C. woman makes record donation to breast cancer research

Through the Rix Family Foundation, Laurie Rix, donated $5 M to BC Cancer

Laurie Rix makes a large donation to BC Cancer.
Kamala Harris speaks to get out the vote in Detroit, MI. Twitter. (File)

Kelowna’s connection to the U.S. election

City councillor Mohini Singh is the aunt to the press secretary of Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris speaks to get out the vote in Detroit, MI. Twitter. (File)
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Two Surrey men heavily fined for 2018 Osoyoos hunting violation

The men were charged following a 2018 hunting incident in Osoyoos

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RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Child safe after alleged abduction by parents in Kamloops

No Amber Alert was issued as the situation quickly unfolded and the child was located safe

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
A puppy is cared for at the Kelowna BC SPCA. Image: BC SPCA

Puppy recovers from virus after being seized from Princeton farm

The pup was one of the 97 animals seized by the BC SPCA in September

A puppy is cared for at the Kelowna BC SPCA. Image: BC SPCA