Karissa Gall

Community members in Ashcroft getting active as part of the annual Skip’s Run in 2015. (File photo)

Residents in B.C.’s wildfire zone raise cash for fire-ravaged northern Alberta

Community centre in Ashcroft donating proceeds from ParticipACTION walk to fire relief effort

Community members in Ashcroft getting active as part of the annual Skip’s Run in 2015. (File photo)
KF Aerospace employee Renée Mason at work in the KF hangar. Mason is an alumna of Okanagan College. (Contributed)

BC Colleges: Flexibile programs needed to meet skills gap

Pending labour skills shortfall looming as baby boomers retire

KF Aerospace employee Renée Mason at work in the KF hangar. Mason is an alumna of Okanagan College. (Contributed)
Tejwant Danjou is accused of second degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (Kathy Michaels - The Capital News)

Trial dates set for Surrey man charged in 2018 Okanagan killing

Dates for Tejwant Danjou’s Crown pre-trial and trial by jury were set on May 27

Tejwant Danjou is accused of second degree murder in the July 2018 death of Rama Gauravarapu in West Kelowna. (Kathy Michaels - The Capital News)
Artist’s rendition of LNG Canada’s proposed Kitimat liquefied natural gas plant. (Image supplied)

Okanagan company wins contract for Kitimat LNG project

SK Form & Finish will work with equivalent of 4,000 fully loaded concrete trucks

Artist’s rendition of LNG Canada’s proposed Kitimat liquefied natural gas plant. (Image supplied)
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Toddler seriously injured after falling from Okanagan balcony

RCMP are investigating after a two-year-old boy fell from the balcony of an apartment in Kelowna

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Kelowna-based motorcycle app Tonit launched a new club feature on May 16. (Facebook photo)

Okanagan-based motorcycle app adds new club feature

The new Tonit feature helps club members communicate, promote events

Kelowna-based motorcycle app Tonit launched a new club feature on May 16. (Facebook photo)
The number 222 and Kelowna’s murder victim Chris Ausman

The number 222 and Kelowna’s murder victim Chris Ausman

Officers told Steven Pirko the number was significant to Christopher Ausman

The number 222 and Kelowna’s murder victim Chris Ausman
(Submitted photo)

Big White will host inaugural Women’s Slopestyle Tour

Bike park announces new events, more accessible trail for 2019 season

(Submitted photo)
How to pair hotdogs with wine: Okanagan sommelier

How to pair hotdogs with wine: Okanagan sommelier

The Happy Gourmand pairs hotdogs with wine for barbecue season in the Okanagan

How to pair hotdogs with wine: Okanagan sommelier
A motorboat was seen propped up on a log boom near the Kelowna Yacht Club marina on May 12. (Submitted photo)

Motorboat crashes into log boom on Okanagan Lake

A motorboat was seen propped up on a log boom around the marina on Sunday

A motorboat was seen propped up on a log boom near the Kelowna Yacht Club marina on May 12. (Submitted photo)
(Black Press file)

Exclusive to B.C. strains from Kelowna cannabis producer to hit pot shops soon

THC Biomed announced new agreement with the BC Liquor Distribution Branch on May 9

(Black Press file)
VIDEO: Shimmy Mob shakes up onlookers in Kelowna

VIDEO: Shimmy Mob shakes up onlookers in Kelowna

The flash mob-type belly dance event took place for the first time in Kelowna on May 11

VIDEO: Shimmy Mob shakes up onlookers in Kelowna
UPDATED: Okanagan man dies after vehicle crashes into tree, catching on fire

UPDATED: Okanagan man dies after vehicle crashes into tree, catching on fire

The incident happened in Lake Country about 11 a.m. Monday

UPDATED: Okanagan man dies after vehicle crashes into tree, catching on fire
Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness Jennifer Rice was at Orchard Plaza in Kelowna May 10 to announce Mountain Equipment Co-op is the province’s newest Partner in Preparedness. (Karissa Gall-Capital News)

MEC newest one-stop shop for household emergency kits

Retailer has joined provincial Partners in Preparedness program

Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness Jennifer Rice was at Orchard Plaza in Kelowna May 10 to announce Mountain Equipment Co-op is the province’s newest Partner in Preparedness. (Karissa Gall-Capital News)
Canadian Paralympic athlete Jimmy Pelletier is riding across Canada by hand bike to raise money for autism spectrum disorders and physical or intellectual disabilities. (Submitted photo)

Paralympian stops in Kelowna along coast-to-coast hand bike ride

Jimmy Pelletier stopped to speak with students at l’École de l’Anse-au-sable on May 10

Canadian Paralympic athlete Jimmy Pelletier is riding across Canada by hand bike to raise money for autism spectrum disorders and physical or intellectual disabilities. (Submitted photo)
An Okanagan hiker shared an image of a porcupine in a treetop on social media on May 9. She was surprised to see the robust rodent reach such heights. (Submitted photo)

Porcupine climbs up tree, surprises Okanagan hiker

‘Who knew porcupines were tree climbers?’

An Okanagan hiker shared an image of a porcupine in a treetop on social media on May 9. She was surprised to see the robust rodent reach such heights. (Submitted photo)
From left: IPMC Smart Technologies Director of Canadian Operations Jasbir Dhillon, Regional Sales Manager Pierre Piché and Digital Marketing Associate Dylan Vinci celebrate the grand opening of their new North American headquarters in Kelowna on May 8. (Karissa Gall photo)

International tech company opens North American headquarters in Kelowna

IPMC Smart Technologies celebrated the grand opening of its new Landmark Centre office on May 8

From left: IPMC Smart Technologies Director of Canadian Operations Jasbir Dhillon, Regional Sales Manager Pierre Piché and Digital Marketing Associate Dylan Vinci celebrate the grand opening of their new North American headquarters in Kelowna on May 8. (Karissa Gall photo)
Steven Randy Pirko. (Black Press Media)

Murder trial continues for man charged in 2014 Kelowna murder

The trial for Steven Randy Pirko continued on May 8 with voire dire discussion about evidence

Steven Randy Pirko. (Black Press Media)
The first Urban Jars portioned meal prep program franchisee is based in Kelowna and started operations about three weeks ago. (Facebook photo)

First Urban Jars franchisee offers prepped meals, snacks in Okanagan

Katie Smith launched the first Urban Jars franchise in the Okanagan about three weeks ago

The first Urban Jars portioned meal prep program franchisee is based in Kelowna and started operations about three weeks ago. (Facebook photo)
Licensed practical nurse Chantelle Devost has been taking a humorous approach to the social media presence of the Scrub Kelowna store she opened with her mother Lorraine, a veterinary assistant, last August. (Karissa Gall — Black Press)

Okanagan nurse uses social media to find humour in the workplace

Chantelle Devost told the Capital News about her scrubs store and nursing memes for Nurses Week

Licensed practical nurse Chantelle Devost has been taking a humorous approach to the social media presence of the Scrub Kelowna store she opened with her mother Lorraine, a veterinary assistant, last August. (Karissa Gall — Black Press)