City of Kelowna

New research from UBCO has determined that as tires and roads wear down particles of that waste are spread across roadways and can eventually end up in rivers, streams and lakes. (File photo)
New research from UBCO has determined that as tires and roads wear down particles of that waste are spread across roadways and can eventually end up in rivers, streams and lakes. (File photo)
Black Press Media file photo

Homelessness in Kelowna tripled in size in the last year: Bylaw

The cleaning of ‘Tent City’ required a backhoe, a dump truck, and about 20 RCMP and bylaw officers

Black Press Media file photo
(Dre Pao/Wikimedia commons)

TikTok foodie influences free Okanagan College seminar for businesses

TikTok influencer Dre Pao is giving the free seminar on Oct. 20

(Dre Pao/Wikimedia commons)
(Ohsweken Speedway/Facebook)

Young Kelowna woman who died in motorcycle crash honoured at Ontario car show

Noelle Teal’s race car was brought to the Pumpkinfest to fulfil her last wish

(Ohsweken Speedway/Facebook)
(Snowshoe Sam's/Facebook)

New ownership for Big White’s iconic après-ski hangout

Snowshoe Sam’s will now be owned by the people behind Bernie’s, Skinny Dukes and BnA

(Snowshoe Sam's/Facebook)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Shredders stomp the mega ramp at Kelowna brewery

Red Bird brewing hosted the Rail Jam ski and snowboard competition on Oct. 12

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Talyn Boyko after being named MVP of the Kelowna Rockets in the 2021/22 WHL season. (Regan Bartel/Submitted)

Reigning Kelowna Rockets MVP signs NHL contract

Talyn Boyko was the starting goalie for Kelowna in 2021/22 season

Talyn Boyko after being named MVP of the Kelowna Rockets in the 2021/22 WHL season. (Regan Bartel/Submitted)
Balzor Singh and Gulshaan preet Brar have fallen in love while volunteering during the 2022 BC municipal election campaign. (Submitted)

Love blossoms on the Kelowna campaign trail

A pair of campaign volunteers have fallen in love and plan to get engaged after the Oct. 15 election

Balzor Singh and Gulshaan preet Brar have fallen in love while volunteering during the 2022 BC municipal election campaign. (Submitted)
File Photo. Deputy Rick Bray watches surveillance monitors from the control room at the Clallam County Jail on Wednesday in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

B.C. sheriff points to staff shortages, guard apathy for drugs in prisons

Sheriff speaks on anonymity as to how drugs get into prisons

File Photo. Deputy Rick Bray watches surveillance monitors from the control room at the Clallam County Jail on Wednesday in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Mandy Phillips, Kitchen Manager at Kelowna’s Gospel Mission (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Thanksgiving shared with friends and family at Kelowna’s Gospel Mission

The team at the Mission cooked 30 turkeys and 16 hams for the Oct. 10 dinner

Mandy Phillips, Kitchen Manager at Kelowna’s Gospel Mission (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Ecole Dr. Knox Middle School offers dual French Immersion and English track curriculums. (File photo)
Ecole Dr. Knox Middle School offers dual French Immersion and English track curriculums. (File photo)
(West Kelowna RCMP)

‘Bizarre’ parking job tips off West Kelowna RCMP to another impaired driver

Over the last 5 days, West Kelowna police take 11 impaired drivers off the road

(West Kelowna RCMP)
Robert Riley Saunders leaving court during a cross examination in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Okanagan Nation Alliance demands inquiry into foster care after fraudulent social worker case

Saunders stole approximately $461,000 intended for 107 primarily Indigenous youth in his care

Robert Riley Saunders leaving court during a cross examination in Kelowna. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Strike officially on for Kelowna transit workers

Picket line to begin the morning of Oct. 5

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Isaiah Ellis-Dickson. (RCMP/Submitted)

Update: Missing Kelowna man who needs medication has been found

Ellis-Dickson was last seen on Sept. 20

Isaiah Ellis-Dickson. (RCMP/Submitted)
Oct. 1, 2022 protest in Kelowna. (Keyvan Khadem/ Submitted)

‘Pain on the other side of the world is pain in Canada too’: Iranian freedom protest in Kelowna

The protest, sparked by the death of Mahsa Amin, was held in Kelowna on Oct. 1

Oct. 1, 2022 protest in Kelowna. (Keyvan Khadem/ Submitted)
The "problem house" on Nickel Road, Rutland, is now vacant (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Kelowna mayoral candidate helps evict squatters from problem property

David Habib was on site while the Nickel Road house was being cleaned out on Sept. 30

The "problem house" on Nickel Road, Rutland, is now vacant (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Ann Doyon, En’owkin Center and Theytus Books (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Ann Doyon, En’owkin Center and Theytus Books (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
(Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
(Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
Gloria Morgan (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘So much work to do’ to continue healing for North Okanagan residential school survivor

Each August, Indigenous children were rounded up and taken back to residential school

Gloria Morgan (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)