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Kris Mallette at Prospera Place on Feb. 28, 2020, in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets coach headed to Calgary for Hockey Canada camp

Kris Mallette joins coaching staff for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team summer camp

Kris Mallette at Prospera Place on Feb. 28, 2020, in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Bikes are available to rent at the base of Knox Mountain. (Black Press Media file)

Kelowna accessible bike rental company receives $15K investment

Interior Savings’ donation will help make bikes accessible to all Kelowna residents

Bikes are available to rent at the base of Knox Mountain. (Black Press Media file)
Kelowna Actors Studio. (Contributed)

Curtains rise for Kelowna Actors Studio this fall

The local theatre group will put on its first show in more than 17 months in October

Kelowna Actors Studio. (Contributed)
Smoke from regional fires choked the air of much of the Pacific Northwest for several days. Courtesy photo

Smoky skies loom over Okanagan Valley

Environment Canada urges residents to stay safe, as smoke blankets the region

Smoke from regional fires choked the air of much of the Pacific Northwest for several days. Courtesy photo
The Prospera Foundation has been running since 1992. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital New)

Prospera pledges $500,000 to B.C. based buisnesses

The foundation supports local initiatives and businesses, like the Central Okanagan Food bank

The Prospera Foundation has been running since 1992. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital New)
Mitchell, Malcom and Maria will be selling lemonade for the rest of the summer (Suzanne White)

Summerland siblings get entrepreneurial for a good cause

All proceeds from the Jonson family lemon-aid stand go to support Heart for Lebanon

Mitchell, Malcom and Maria will be selling lemonade for the rest of the summer (Suzanne White)
Nk’Mip Creek wildfire pictured from Osoyoos on July 20. (Brenda Lee photo)

Incoming winds expected to increase wildfire activity in the B.C. Interior

The BC Wildfire Service has issued a wind advisory for Interior, southeastern B.C.

Nk’Mip Creek wildfire pictured from Osoyoos on July 20. (Brenda Lee photo)
Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

Kelowna RCMP look for car that may have hit a teen on a skateboard

The hit and run took place on Thomspon Road at 10:00p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.
30 days free storage available at the Kelowna or West Kelowna U-Haul(Black Press File Photo)

U-Haul Kelowna offers free storage to those displaced by wildfires

Over 300 communities are on evacuation alert as of July 15

30 days free storage available at the Kelowna or West Kelowna U-Haul(Black Press File Photo)
Frida. Facebook.

Rescue dog from Mexico lost in Lake Country

The rescue has been missing for three nights as of July 15

Frida. Facebook.
The vigil will include an open mic period for those wishing to speak (via North Okanagan Labour Council/ Facebook)

Kelowna crane collapse victims to be remembered at vigil

Residents are invited near the crash site to pay their respects

The vigil will include an open mic period for those wishing to speak (via North Okanagan Labour Council/ Facebook)
Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)

PHOTOS: High-vis vests displayed to honour 5 killed in Kelowna crane collapse

Locals are posting photos to social media under the hashtag #hangahighvisoutside

Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)
Jeremy Welder, BGC Okanagan CEO (left) and Jarrod Stocker, BGC Okanagan Facilities and Transportation Manager (right) painted the door leading to the youth shelter at the Downtown Youth Centre in Kelowna. (Submitted photo)

BGC Okanagan receives massive donation to help fight youth homelessness

The organization painted their door orange as part of Home Depot’s Orange Door Project

Jeremy Welder, BGC Okanagan CEO (left) and Jarrod Stocker, BGC Okanagan Facilities and Transportation Manager (right) painted the door leading to the youth shelter at the Downtown Youth Centre in Kelowna. (Submitted photo)
David Dube won $500,000 in the January 19th, 2021 draw. (Contributed)

Kelowna man shocked after $500K lottery win

David Dube won the money through a Lotto Max Extra ticket

David Dube won $500,000 in the January 19th, 2021 draw. (Contributed)
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Kelowna company to donate 5,000 slices of pizza to the homeless

The Kelowna Gospel Mission will be hosting seven pizza nights over seven weeks

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Two regional parks affected by the closure. (Black Press Media file)

Parking closures for two Central Okanagan regional parks

Lots at Mission Creek and Shannon Lake will briefly close later this month to paint parking stall lines

Two regional parks affected by the closure. (Black Press Media file)
Matei Eremia is a Graduate of the War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program (Photo War Amps)

Kelowna man expresses gratitude to War Amps programs

The War Amps Key Service celebrates 75 years of service

Matei Eremia is a Graduate of the War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program (Photo War Amps)
Splashing around in the lake (Randy Lindeboom/Facebook)

B.C.’s heat wave has drawn to a close, but pets still need to be kept cool

The BC SPCA has seen record numbers of heat exhaustion in pets over the past few weeks

Splashing around in the lake (Randy Lindeboom/Facebook)
Students at Quigley Elementary will have access to the school’s library over the summer. (Contributed)

Kelowna elementary school library stays open to combat the ‘summer slide’

Quigley Elementary’s library will be open once weekly to keep them reading over the holidays

Students at Quigley Elementary will have access to the school’s library over the summer. (Contributed)
Live! in Lake Country is back this summer with a concert lineup that has something for everyone. (Facebook)

Live music returns to Lake Country

10 performers set to take the stage in Swalwell Park park throughout July

Live! in Lake Country is back this summer with a concert lineup that has something for everyone. (Facebook)