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BC Wildfire Map

Mapping indicates wildfire near Merritt is 28-hectares, out-of-control

The fire was first reported on Monday, July 20

BC Wildfire Map
BC Wildfire Map

Wildfire near Merritt burning out-of-control

The fire was first reported on Monday, July 20

BC Wildfire Map
Another winery in South Okanagan closes due to COVID-19

Another winery in South Okanagan closes due to COVID-19

Joie Winery temporarily closes to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Another winery in South Okanagan closes due to COVID-19
Car into building. Image: Dave Ogilvie

Car smashed into building in West Kelowna

The incident happened at a shopping plaza on Carrington Road

Car into building. Image: Dave Ogilvie
Image: Dave Ogilvie

Two vehcile crash in West Kelowna

The incident happened about 9:20 a.m. on Highway 97 near Ross Road

Image: Dave Ogilvie
Traffic is back up in West Kelowna. Image: Dave Ogilvie

Three vehicle crash causes traffic delays in West Kelowna

The incident happened about 3:30 p.m. on Highway 97

Traffic is back up in West Kelowna. Image: Dave Ogilvie
West Kelowna Mayor Gord Milsom at funding announcement for Rose Valley Water Treatment plant in 2019. (File photo)

Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant funding petition approved

Petition to determine affected West Kelowna water users’ opposition to infrastructure project

West Kelowna Mayor Gord Milsom at funding announcement for Rose Valley Water Treatment plant in 2019. (File photo)
Seven-year-old Cody Krabbendam is a hero after jumping into Shuswap Lake to save an older boy from drowning near Sicamous Beach Park on Saturday, July 11, 2020. (Contributed)

Brave 7-year-old boy rescues older child from drowning in Shuswap Lake

RCMP to look into Red Cross award for Ranchero resident Cody Krabbendam

Seven-year-old Cody Krabbendam is a hero after jumping into Shuswap Lake to save an older boy from drowning near Sicamous Beach Park on Saturday, July 11, 2020. (Contributed)
Police seized $75,000 worth of stolen goods including 3,200 pounds of rice from a Langley warehouse on June 26, 2020. (RCMP photo)

Thousands of dollars in stolen rice found in B.C. warehouse

Police raid seizes $75,000 in ‘commercial scale’ theft case

Police seized $75,000 worth of stolen goods including 3,200 pounds of rice from a Langley warehouse on June 26, 2020. (RCMP photo)
A woman was assaulted while walking downtown Kelowna. File Photo.

Police search for suspect in assault on woman in downtown Kelowna

Kelowna police received a report a woman had been assaulted by an unknown man on July 12

A woman was assaulted while walking downtown Kelowna. File Photo.
Krazy Cherry Fruit Co. is located at Sumac Street in Oliver. Image: Google.

Two positive COVID-19 cases at Oliver farm

The risk of exposure to the general public related to this farm is considered to be low

Krazy Cherry Fruit Co. is located at Sumac Street in Oliver. Image: Google.
Image: CFSEU-BC, Twitter.

Police keep eye on motorbike gang in Kelowna for poker run

The Throttle Lockers Motorcycle Club Poker Run was to have taken place on July 11

Image: CFSEU-BC, Twitter.
COVID-19 cases identified in Kelowna, after public gatherings

COVID-19 cases identified in Kelowna, after public gatherings

Those who were downtown or at the waterfront from June 25 to July 6 maybe have been exposed to COVID-19.

COVID-19 cases identified in Kelowna, after public gatherings
Vehicle rollover on Highway 97. Image: Dave Ogilvie

Rollover on Highway 97 in West Kelowna

Traffic on Highway 97 is backed up in the southbound lanes

Vehicle rollover on Highway 97. Image: Dave Ogilvie
Firefighters called to rescue couple from patio. (Sharon Lovely photo)

Dog locks out Kelowna couple on 4th floor patio

Kelowna firefighters were called in to rescue the two people

Firefighters called to rescue couple from patio. (Sharon Lovely photo)
Emergency crews on scene of possible drowning. Image: Dave Ogilvie

Emergency crews conduct CPR on unresponsive person in Okanagan Lake

West Kelowna emergency crews are on scene at the shores of Jubilee Mobile Home Park

Emergency crews on scene of possible drowning. Image: Dave Ogilvie
Westbank First Nation office. - Google Maps

WFN eases COVID-19 restrictions for tenants and landlords

Westbank First Nations make changes as COVID-19 restrictions begin to slightly lift

Westbank First Nation office. - Google Maps
The crash happened about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Image: Dave Ogilvie

Slow speed head-on crash in West Kelowna

The incident happened on Highway 97 on Wednesday night

The crash happened about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Image: Dave Ogilvie
Anna Jacyszyn and her band to include Loni Moger, Stefan Bienz, Stephen Buck.
Anna Jacyszyn and her band to include Loni Moger, Stefan Bienz, Stephen Buck.
Emergency crews walk up the trail with a basket stretcher. Image: Dave Ogilve

Woman rescued from West Kelowna trail after fainting

The incident happened on a trail inside the Rose Valley Regional Park

Emergency crews walk up the trail with a basket stretcher. Image: Dave Ogilve