Michael Rodriguez

Renee Merrifield, BC Liberal Party MLA for Kelowna-Mission. (Contributed)

Kelowna MLA shuffled out of health critic role ahead of BC Liberal leadership contest

Three leadership candidates were removed from their portfolios

Renee Merrifield, BC Liberal Party MLA for Kelowna-Mission. (Contributed)
George “Geord” Roland Holland. (Geord Holland Law photo)

Kelowna lawyer suspended for practising while suspended

Local lawyer Geord Holland admitted to professional misconduct

George “Geord” Roland Holland. (Geord Holland Law photo)
(Contributed/B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive)

Okanagan food banks looking for Thanksgiving donations

Contactless food drive will provide dinner for many this Thanksgiving

(Contributed/B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive)
Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets home opener pushed

Fans will need to wait a little longer for regular-season action

Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Kathryn McDonald, People’s Party of Canada candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola, with party leader Maxime Bernier. (Contributed)
Kathryn McDonald, People’s Party of Canada candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola, with party leader Maxime Bernier. (Contributed)
(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)

West Kelowna Walmart remains closed after fire

Blaze tore through the loading bays on Sept. 1

(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)
Photos of Mona Wang after a January 2020 wellness check and a still from surveillance footage of Const. Lacy Browning pushing her head into the ground with a boot. (Contributed)

Kelowna Mountie charged with assault in UBCO wellness check appears in court

Const. Lacy Browning was charged with assault in August

Photos of Mona Wang after a January 2020 wellness check and a still from surveillance footage of Const. Lacy Browning pushing her head into the ground with a boot. (Contributed)
Kelowna International Airport. (File)

Parking for UBC Okanagan students, staff now available at Kelowna airport

Surplus of airport parking spaces to help fill UBCO need

Kelowna International Airport. (File)
A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna looks to nix farmland for new BC Transit bus barn

‘You can’t eat buses. You can try, but they’re not very tasty,’ said one city councillor

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Crowds pack Kings Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in Kelowna. The 1-day festival returns Oct. 2, 2021. (Denim on the Diamond/Facebook)

Thanks to the B.C. vax card, Denim on the Diamond still a go in Kelowna

Those hoping to attend the event will need to be fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine

Crowds pack Kings Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in Kelowna. The 1-day festival returns Oct. 2, 2021. (Denim on the Diamond/Facebook)
Provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, puts on her protective mask after releasing details about a COVID-19 vaccination card that will be needed by anyone wanting to eat in restaurants, visit theatres or go to other events. She made the announcement at a news conference at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Restrictions eased for Interior businesses following vax card program

Liquor service again allowed after 10 p.m. in the Central Okanagan

Provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, puts on her protective mask after releasing details about a COVID-19 vaccination card that will be needed by anyone wanting to eat in restaurants, visit theatres or go to other events. She made the announcement at a news conference at the B.C. legislature in Victoria on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
(Whiski-Jack’s Pub/Facebook)

West Kelowna pub closes after COVID-19 exposure

Whiski-Jack’s will be closed until further notice

(Whiski-Jack’s Pub/Facebook)
Ellison Fire Department. (Contributed)

Ellison Fire Department looking for new recruits

Department will be taking applications for paid-on-call firefighters until Oct. 15

Ellison Fire Department. (Contributed)
Taig Savage

Mounties identify murder victim found at Penticton high school

Taig Savage, 22, was found unresponsive at the track behind Pen Hi on Sept. 5

Taig Savage
Greg Balkwill with his team in Kerry Park at the 2021 Kelowna Multiple Myeloma March. (Contributed)

Kelowna Multiple Myeloma March raises more than $20K

Funds raised go towards research for innovative medications and cures for myeloma

Greg Balkwill with his team in Kerry Park at the 2021 Kelowna Multiple Myeloma March. (Contributed)
(Black Press Media file)

Vernon man arrested after allegedly shining lasers at planes

Police allege the man also attempted to assault an officer as he was being arrested

(Black Press Media file)
Conservative Dan Albas speaks in Ottawa on Dec. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Election 2021: Dan Albas — Conservative candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

Dan Albas is the incumbent Conservative candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

Conservative Dan Albas speaks in Ottawa on Dec. 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

City of Kelowna eyes new transit facility near UBC Okanagan

The land, just south of UBCO, is in the agricultural land reserve

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Joan Phillip is running for the NDP in Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola. (Contributed)

Election 2021: Joan Phillip — NDP candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

This is Joan Phillip’s second run at a seat in Parliament

Joan Phillip is running for the NDP in Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola. (Contributed)
The proposed winery’s 19.5-metre observation tower is 10 metres taller than the city typically allows for alcohol production facilities. (Azhadi Vineyards/Contributed)

Iranian-styled winery proposed in Kelowna

Azhadi Vineyards is seeking a height variance for a 19.5-metre observation tower

The proposed winery’s 19.5-metre observation tower is 10 metres taller than the city typically allows for alcohol production facilities. (Azhadi Vineyards/Contributed)