Amandalina Letterio

(Kelowna Community Resources/Contributed)

Okanagan community in need of volunteers

KCR Community Resources creates new ways to volunteer while maintaining social distancing

(Kelowna Community Resources/Contributed)
(Grizzli Winery/Contributed)

West Kelowna winery to host outdoor Mother’s Day market

Grizzli Winery will have live music, local vendors and food for Mother’s Day weekend

(Grizzli Winery/Contributed)
(James Holmes/Contributed)

Kelowna chef to compete on the Food Network’s Fire Masters

Chef James Holmes will compete for $10K on an upcoming episode of Fire Masters

(James Holmes/Contributed)
Two cyclists traverse a closed Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on June 29, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna recognized as bike-friendly city

City earns bronze in nationwide Bicycle Friendly Communities award program

Two cyclists traverse a closed Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on June 29, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Gary Rozak, Director of Philanthropy for the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation (center) accepts a cheque from Water Street by the Park (WSP) to provide coffee and baked goods to KGH frontline workers. Also pictured are Anthony Beyrouti, Co-Founder of WSP developer Orchard Park Properties, and Chad MacTavish, Sales Director, WSP. (Water Street by the Park/Contributed).

Kelowna celebrates 116 years by honouring frontline workers

In celebration of Kelowna’s 116th Birthday, Water Street by the Park donates, creates contest

Gary Rozak, Director of Philanthropy for the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation (center) accepts a cheque from Water Street by the Park (WSP) to provide coffee and baked goods to KGH frontline workers. Also pictured are Anthony Beyrouti, Co-Founder of WSP developer Orchard Park Properties, and Chad MacTavish, Sales Director, WSP. (Water Street by the Park/Contributed).
Courtney Yakimetz (GoFundMe/Contributed).

Kelowna residents rally for mom in Alberta battling stage-4 cancer

Mother-of-three fights for her life after second cancer diagnosis

Courtney Yakimetz (GoFundMe/Contributed).
(Google/Contributed)

West Kelowna gym closes temporarily to update COVID safety measures

Interior Health said they are working with Final Round Boxing to make it COVID-19 safe

(Google/Contributed)
Flow Academy is located at 1511 Sutherland Avenue in Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Interior Health locks out Kelowna martial arts gym following COVID violations

Actions were taken after all other steps to gain compliance were exhausted, says health authority

Flow Academy is located at 1511 Sutherland Avenue in Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
(Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media File)

Alleged police impersonator caught by off-duty cop

An off-duty cop spots an alleged police impersonator conducting stops in West Kelowna

(Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media File)
Willa Holmwood, Neet Kaur and John Bunka volunteer at Kelowna COVID-19 vaccination clinics. (St. John Ambulance/Contributed)

St. John Ambulance volunteers offer support at Interior B.C. vaccine clinics

Up to 16 medical first responder volunteers are on-site in clinics in the B.C. Interior

Willa Holmwood, Neet Kaur and John Bunka volunteer at Kelowna COVID-19 vaccination clinics. (St. John Ambulance/Contributed)
Children at Quigley Elementary school receiving new books in April 2021. The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation gave the school a $6,250-grant to purchase new books in February 2021. (Quigley Elementary/Contributed).

Grant gifts Kelowna elementary students new books

Students at Quigley Elementary received new books in April after the school was selected for a grant

Children at Quigley Elementary school receiving new books in April 2021. The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation gave the school a $6,250-grant to purchase new books in February 2021. (Quigley Elementary/Contributed).
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May showers expected after dry April in the Okanagan

It’s going to be a wet month for the Okanagan

(Pexels/Contributed)
A woman caught on camera stealing a dog at 715 Beaver Lake Road in Kelowna (Wayne Hubbard/Contributed).

Stolen dog found safe

A Kelowna family’s 10-year-old dog is home after being allegedly stolen Sunday evening

A woman caught on camera stealing a dog at 715 Beaver Lake Road in Kelowna (Wayne Hubbard/Contributed).
(Kelowna Rockets/Contributed)

Kelowna Rockets five-game win streak ends

Rockets lose to Kamloops Blazers Saturday night at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops.

(Kelowna Rockets/Contributed)
Heavy police presence at Rutland home on Sunday (Tammy Kasper/Contributed).

Heavy police presence at Rutland home

A concerned neighbour posts pictures to Facebook about police, ERT at the home on Sunday morning

Heavy police presence at Rutland home on Sunday (Tammy Kasper/Contributed).
Lakeside Medicine Centre Pharmacy's vaccination clinic on Sunday, May 2, 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News).

300 Kelowna residents get vaccinated at pop-up clinic

Lakeside Medicine Centre Pharmacy administers the AstraZeneca vaccine at drop-in clinic.

Lakeside Medicine Centre Pharmacy's vaccination clinic on Sunday, May 2, 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News).
Bee Yours store in downtown Kelowna (RealBigTours.com/Contributed).

Take a virtual walk through Kelowna

The Virtual Kelowna Project allows you to see inside local shops all through the click of a mouse

Bee Yours store in downtown Kelowna (RealBigTours.com/Contributed).
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Kelowna man to pay $70K to BCSC for spending investor funds for personal use

According to the BCSC, the man used $480,000 of invested funds for personal purposes.

(Pexels/Contributed)
A park in West Kelowna. (Contributed)

City of West Kelowna launches scavenger hunt with prizes

The Peruse the Parks program runs from May 1 to 24

A park in West Kelowna. (Contributed)
Summer at Big White Ski Resort (Big White Ski Resort/Contributed).

Big White to reopen campground for summer

Big White is reopening its campground, adding more picnic tables and maybe even a disc golf course

Summer at Big White Ski Resort (Big White Ski Resort/Contributed).