Jacqueline Gelineau

Reporter Jacqueline Gelineau interviewing Feedom Fighter and LGBTQIA+ ally Robin Boostrom. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

On anniversary of convoy, ‘Freedom Fighter’ supports Drag Story Time at Kelowna rally

Robin Boostrom said that freedom means both vaccine choice and gender autonomy

Reporter Jacqueline Gelineau interviewing Feedom Fighter and LGBTQIA+ ally Robin Boostrom. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Rainbow flags, motorcycle club and unicorns attend Kelowna Drag Story Time

Protestors of the Drag Story Time event were outnumbered by supporters

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Freida Whales will be reading stories to children at the library on Jan. 28. (Okanagan Regional Library/Submitted)

Drag defenders asked to bring signs, flags and love to downtown Kelowna rally

LGBTQIA2S+ advocacy groups organizing rally to show love for controversial Jan. 28 Drag Story Time

Freida Whales will be reading stories to children at the library on Jan. 28. (Okanagan Regional Library/Submitted)
Kane Blake and the Okanagan Forest Task Force will be removing debris left at abandoned campsites in the West Kelowna backcountry. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Forced to move with nowhere to go: Homeless in West Kelowna backcountry leaving messy location

The Okanagan Forest Task Force to clean up the area off Bartley Road after the residents leave

Kane Blake and the Okanagan Forest Task Force will be removing debris left at abandoned campsites in the West Kelowna backcountry. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Former Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran was charged with sexual assault on Dec. 7 2022 (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Ex-Kelowna mayor Basran to be defended in sex assault case by lawyer from Air India bombing case

Colin Basran had a lawyer appear on his behalf in Kelowna on Jan. 24

Former Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran was charged with sexual assault on Dec. 7 2022 (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
(Dave Ogilvie/Submitted)
(Dave Ogilvie/Submitted)
A truck fire spread to a detached garage in West Kelowna on Jan. 23. (West Kelowna Fire Rescue/Submitted)

Overnight truck fire spreads to garage in West Kelowna

Four fire trucks responded to the incident on Gellatly Road

A truck fire spread to a detached garage in West Kelowna on Jan. 23. (West Kelowna Fire Rescue/Submitted)
Black wolf seen at Black Mountain Regional Park, Kelowna (Mike Walchuck/Photo)

‘It was a super cool experience’: Wolfpack spotted hanging out in Kelowna

Mike Walchuck, a local photographer, took beautiful photos of wolves on Jan. 21

Black wolf seen at Black Mountain Regional Park, Kelowna (Mike Walchuck/Photo)
Generic photo of server. (Pixabay)

Restaurant pays out Kelowna woman $25K in workplace sexual harassment case

The harassment was not reported to the owners of Bouchons Bistro while it was happening

Generic photo of server. (Pixabay)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)

Mother of assaulted Kelowna teen speaks out as accused once again on the lam

Kyle Radis was granted bail but failed to show up for court for charges of assault and robbery

Kyle and Justin Radis are charged with aggravated assault and robbery of a 17-year-old boy along the Rail Trail on Nov. 9, 2021. (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)
Anika and Ivan Kyrychenko and family after arriving in Kelowna. Host Pam Morgan with volunteer greeters from Kelowna Stands With Ukraine. (Cindy Fairs/Kelowna Stands With Ukraine)

‘Desperate’ need for immediate refugee housing: Kelowna Stands With Ukraine calls for help

Twenty two Ukrainian families are arriving in the Okanagan before the end of February

Anika and Ivan Kyrychenko and family after arriving in Kelowna. Host Pam Morgan with volunteer greeters from Kelowna Stands With Ukraine. (Cindy Fairs/Kelowna Stands With Ukraine)
Crash at Dilworth and Harvey (Submitted)

Commuter cab crash at Harvey and Dilworth, Kelowna

A Current Taxi and a car collided in the intersection at approximately 6 p.m.

Crash at Dilworth and Harvey (Submitted)
HOPE Outreach serves Kelowna and Vernon. (Black Press file photo)

‘The public doesn’t need to know’: Okanagan outreach society speaks out on sex worker violence

HOPE Okanagan runs Bad Date reporting where sex workers warn other marginalized and exploited women

HOPE Outreach serves Kelowna and Vernon. (Black Press file photo)
Allison Jakeway does testing at the RBC Training Ground National Final. (James Park/Special to The News)

Canada’s next Olympian may be hiding in Kelowna, and RBC is determined to find them

RBC Training Ground comes to Kelowna on Jan. 28

Allison Jakeway does testing at the RBC Training Ground National Final. (James Park/Special to The News)
Protesting the clearing of trees for a new development. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Activists gather as trees cut down at Kelowna affordable housing project

Activists showed their gratitude to the trees as they were being cut down

Protesting the clearing of trees for a new development. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Pedestrian struck at Baron Rd. and Dilworth Dr. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Pedestrian hit by car at Dilworth and Baron in Kelowna

Multiple people stopped to help the man before emergency vehicles arrived

Pedestrian struck at Baron Rd. and Dilworth Dr. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Lorence Williams was charged after an incident that resulted in a death in Rutland on May 30, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Kelowna man charged with Rutland murder back in court

Lorence Williams was charged with second degree murder after a May 30, 2021 incident

Lorence Williams was charged after an incident that resulted in a death in Rutland on May 30, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
Austyn Godfrey and her friends. (Kassidy Jarvis/Submitted)

Friends mourning left with questions 1 year after young woman found dead in Kelowna

Austyn Godfrey warned her friends that she may be harmed days before being found dead

Austyn Godfrey and her friends. (Kassidy Jarvis/Submitted)
Freida Whales will be reading stories at the Kelowna Public Library on Jan. 28, 2022. (Jillian Karpick/Photographer)

UPDATE: Drag queen speaks out after online petition condemns Kelowna Drag Story Time for families

Laura Baird started the petition which has more than 2000 signatures

  • Jan 15, 2023
Freida Whales will be reading stories at the Kelowna Public Library on Jan. 28, 2022. (Jillian Karpick/Photographer)