Michael Rodriguez

Tyson Feist of the Kelowna Rockets skates during a game against the Victoria Royals at Prospera Place on March 11, 2020. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets name new captain

Tyson Feist is the 26th captain in Kelowna Rockets history

Tyson Feist of the Kelowna Rockets skates during a game against the Victoria Royals at Prospera Place on March 11, 2020. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
A concept rendering of BC Housing’s future Bertram Street tower. (BC Housing photo)

BC Housing’s 20-storey Bertram tower gets Kelowna council’s approval

‘It delivers the dire need of more affordable rental housing, purpose-built, in an urban centre’

A concept rendering of BC Housing’s future Bertram Street tower. (BC Housing photo)
Rilyeh Joseph. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Missing Kelowna man located

Mounties confirmed that Rilyeh Joseph has been found

Rilyeh Joseph. (Contributed)
Four Kelowna city councillors participate in a meeting by video conference on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Mayor’s approval required for Kelowna councillors looking to regularly work from home

Councillors will need the mayor’s permission to attend more than two consecutive meetings via video

Four Kelowna city councillors participate in a meeting by video conference on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Rilyeh Joseph. (Contributed)

RCMP searching for missing Kelowna man

Rilyeh Joseph was last seen on Oct. 1 on Pandosy Street

Rilyeh Joseph. (Contributed)
B.C. students between kindergarten and Grade 3 will be required to wear a mask in class as of Oct. 4, joining their older peers. (Shutterstock)

Central Okanagan school officials on board with K-3 mask mandate

As of Monday, students between kindergarten and Grade 3 will be required to wear a mask at school

B.C. students between kindergarten and Grade 3 will be required to wear a mask in class as of Oct. 4, joining their older peers. (Shutterstock)
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A grand opening ceremony for Okanagan College’s new Health Sciences Centre in Kelowna was hosted on Oct. 1, one month after the building opened its doors to students at the beginning of September. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Okanagan College opens new Health Sciences Centre in Kelowna

New 2,822-square-metre facility will support 591 training for in-demand health-care jobs

A grand opening ceremony for Okanagan College’s new Health Sciences Centre in Kelowna was hosted on Oct. 1, one month after the building opened its doors to students at the beginning of September. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
A screenshot from a YouTube video posted Sept. 27 of a man killing a cougar to protect his dog. (YouTube/MCQMX Moto for BC)

Cougar killing near West Kelowna was legal: BC Conservation

Conservation officers noted the cougar was severely emaciated and had porcupine quills in its mouth

A screenshot from a YouTube video posted Sept. 27 of a man killing a cougar to protect his dog. (YouTube/MCQMX Moto for BC)
A screenshot from a YouTube video posted on Sept. 27 of a man killing a cougar to protect his dog. (YouTube/MCQMX Moto for BC)

VIDEO: Kelowna man recounts watching man kill cougar with machete to protect his dog

Man captures cougar attacking dog on the Westside; dog’s condition unknown

A screenshot from a YouTube video posted on Sept. 27 of a man killing a cougar to protect his dog. (YouTube/MCQMX Moto for BC)
KLO Middle School. (Google Maps)

Potential COVID-19 exposures reported at 8 Central Okanagan schools

The province began reporting school exposures again as of Sept. 28

KLO Middle School. (Google Maps)
Man spotted in downtown Kelowna on Sept. 28. (Contributed/Facebook)

Man wearing Jason Voorhees mask, wielding knife spotted in downtown Kelowna

The incident was reported to the RCMP, but Mounties could not locate the man

Man spotted in downtown Kelowna on Sept. 28. (Contributed/Facebook)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Surprise guilty plea derails Kelowna manslaughter trial

Noah Vaten broke down in court on Tuesday morning, returning in the afternoon with a guilty plea

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Former Saskatoon Blade Colton Dach shoots the puck during an Oct. 25, 2019 game against the Winnipeg Ice at the Sask Tel Centre in Saskatoon, Sask. (Contributed)

Kelowna Rockets make big pre-season move with one-for-one trade

Centre Trevor Wong is heading to the Saskatoon Blades in exchange for forward Colton Dach

Former Saskatoon Blade Colton Dach shoots the puck during an Oct. 25, 2019 game against the Winnipeg Ice at the Sask Tel Centre in Saskatoon, Sask. (Contributed)
Bryson and Sarah lost their home in a fire on Sunday, Sept. 26. (Contributed/GoFundMe)

Fire destroys young Kelowna couple’s home, friends rally to help rebuild

Bryson, Sarah and their two dogs made it out safely but their home is uninhabitable

Bryson and Sarah lost their home in a fire on Sunday, Sept. 26. (Contributed/GoFundMe)
Bryson and Sarah lost their home in a fire on Sunday, Sept. 26. (Contributed/GoFundMe)

Fire destroys young Kelowna couple’s home, friends rally to help rebuild

Bryson, Sarah and their two dogs made it out safely but their home is uninhabitable

Bryson and Sarah lost their home in a fire on Sunday, Sept. 26. (Contributed/GoFundMe)
Krystal Moyan. (Contributed)

Kelowna RCMP appeals for information regarding suspicious death

Mounties confirmed the identity of the woman found dead on side of Highway 33 as 41-year-old Krystal Moyan

Krystal Moyan. (Contributed)
Noah Vaten (left) having a cigarette out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on a brief break during his manslaughter trial on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Accused killer’s hazy memory leads to vague answers during Kelowna manslaughter trial

Noah Vaten was on the stand for the third day in a row on Friday

Noah Vaten (left) having a cigarette out front of the Kelowna Law Courts on a brief break during his manslaughter trial on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
A photo of the scene at Highway 33 and Nickel Road on Sunday morning, Sept. 19. (Vicki Brockie photo)

RCMP tight lipped on suspicious Rutland death

Mounties say they’re waiting on a medical report, have not deemed death a homicide

A photo of the scene at Highway 33 and Nickel Road on Sunday morning, Sept. 19. (Vicki Brockie photo)
Ambulances and police cruisers at a motel on Ross Road in West Kelowna on Sept. 22. (Dave Ogilvie photo)

Mounties respond to incident at West Kelowna motel

Details of what prompted the police presence are unknown at this time

Ambulances and police cruisers at a motel on Ross Road in West Kelowna on Sept. 22. (Dave Ogilvie photo)
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