Michael Rodriguez

Spring Valley Seniors Community long-term care home. (Google)

Three people die as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Kelowna care home

Outbreak was declared at Kelowna’s Spring Valley long-term care home on April 28

Spring Valley Seniors Community long-term care home. (Google)
Jason Townsend wearing his Kelowna Hells Angels prospect patches. (Jason Townsend/Facebook)

Crown stays domestic assault charges against Kelowna Hells Angels prospect

Jason Townsend, 43, was charged in August 2020 with assault and assault by choking

Jason Townsend wearing his Kelowna Hells Angels prospect patches. (Jason Townsend/Facebook)
Fernando’s Pub is set to reopen on May 17 following a lengthy winter closure, allowing Kelowna residents to again enjoy the pub’s famed avocado margarita. (Fernando’s Pub/Facebook)

Downtown Kelowna’s Fernando’s Pub set to reopen after winter closure

Fernando’s has announced it will begin welcoming its patrons back on May 17

Fernando’s Pub is set to reopen on May 17 following a lengthy winter closure, allowing Kelowna residents to again enjoy the pub’s famed avocado margarita. (Fernando’s Pub/Facebook)
City of West Kelowna. (Phil McLachlan/West K News)

City of West Kelowna puts more than $35M into infrastructure projects

Sizable investments into road and active transportation network projects

City of West Kelowna. (Phil McLachlan/West K News)
A COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Lakeside Medicine Centre Pharmacy in Kelowna on Sunday, May 2, 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News)

Almost 9K more COVID-19 vaccinations administered in Central Okanagan within a week

Close to 70,000 Central Okanagan residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Lakeside Medicine Centre Pharmacy in Kelowna on Sunday, May 2, 2021. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

Community court opening this week in Kelowna

Integrated court will focus on offenders struggling with addiction, mental health or homelessness

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
Two e-scooters parked on the sidewalk along Water Street in downtown Kelowna on Monday, May 3. Scooters parked on walkways are causing accessibility issues for some people with disabilities. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Improper e-scooter parking causing accessibility issues in Kelowna

E-scooters parked in the middle of walkways can limit accessibility for people with disabilities

Two e-scooters parked on the sidewalk along Water Street in downtown Kelowna on Monday, May 3. Scooters parked on walkways are causing accessibility issues for some people with disabilities. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Michael Bonin, 20, from Alberta, was discovered deceased on Peers Creek Forest Service Road north of Hope on April 20, 2017. (Black Press Media)

One of three accused in 2017 Hope murder pleads guilty, sentenced to life in prison

Joshua Fleurant pleaded guilty in a Kelowna courtroom to the second-degree murder of Michael Bonin

Michael Bonin, 20, from Alberta, was discovered deceased on Peers Creek Forest Service Road north of Hope on April 20, 2017. (Black Press Media)
A single motorcycle parked outside of the Kelowna Hells Angels clubhouse at 837 Ellis Street on July 9, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna Hells Angels prospect pleads guilty to aggravated assault

Colin Michael Bayley pleaded guilty to assaulting a man in downtown Kelowna in May 2019

A single motorcycle parked outside of the Kelowna Hells Angels clubhouse at 837 Ellis Street on July 9, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Heavy police presence at Rutland home on Sunday. (Tammy Kasper/Contributed)

Reports of woman held against will cause large police response in Kelowna

RCMP spent much of Sunday at a home on Prior Road N in Rutland

Heavy police presence at Rutland home on Sunday. (Tammy Kasper/Contributed)
An Interior Health nurse prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a Kelowna clinic on Tuesday, March 16. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

Nearly a third of Central Okanagan adults vaccinated

More than 65K doses delivered in Kelowna and West Kelowna, almost 275K across Interior Health

An Interior Health nurse prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a Kelowna clinic on Tuesday, March 16. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Verdict delayed for former Vernon teacher accused of sex crimes against minors

Anoop Singh Klair was charged with several sex crimes in the fall of 2018

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Verdict delayed for former Vernon teacher accused of sex crimes against minors

Anoop Singh Klair was charged with several sex crimes in the fall of 2018

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
A car parked outside a liquor store in West Kelowna on Tuesday, April 27 shortly after it drove into the building. (Dave Ogilvie photo)

Car drives into West Kelowna liquor store

The incident occurred just before noon at Dobbin Road and Brown Road

A car parked outside a liquor store in West Kelowna on Tuesday, April 27 shortly after it drove into the building. (Dave Ogilvie photo)
A rendering of the Costco Wholesale and accompanying 24-pump gas bar along Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Kelowna council dismayed by lack of EV chargers at Costco’s ‘24-pump mega station’

Kelowna city council approved development permits for Costco, gas bar on Monday

A rendering of the Costco Wholesale and accompanying 24-pump gas bar along Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads in Kelowna. (Contributed)
A busy Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on May 18, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna opens Bernard parking spaces for patio expansion

Full closure of Bernard still slated for this summer

A busy Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on May 18, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
RCMP. (File photo)

Kelowna Mounties targeting illegally modified vehicles

Through April so far, Mounties have issued 31 fines or notices to ‘defective’ vehicles

RCMP. (File photo)
Mount Boucherie Secondary School. (File photo)

Another COVID-19 exposure noted at a Central Okanagan school

Interior Health confirms exposure at West Kelowna’s Mount Boucherie Secondary School

Mount Boucherie Secondary School. (File photo)
A photo posted to Chris “Sky” Saccoccia’s Twitter following his rally in Kelowna on Thursday, April 22, 2021. The photo shows him shaking hands with a Kelowna Mountie. (@chrissaccoccia1/Twitter)

Kelowna RCMP denies support for top anti-masker Chris Sky’s movement despite his claims

Following a Thursday evening rally, Chris “Sky” Saccoccia thanked cops for alleged support of his movement

A photo posted to Chris “Sky” Saccoccia’s Twitter following his rally in Kelowna on Thursday, April 22, 2021. The photo shows him shaking hands with a Kelowna Mountie. (@chrissaccoccia1/Twitter)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Man dies after Okanagan Connector rollover

A passenger survived and is being treated in hospital for his injuries

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)