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RCMP have a portion of Cunningham Road taped off Sept. 26 following reports of fun shots being fired. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Suspect car sought after shots fired at Vernon home

RCMP investigating shooting in BX, surveillance photo of hatchback released

 

The two suspects stole a car in Kelowna on Thursday and have since been arrested. RCMP are no longer asking residents to be on the lookout for them. (File photo)

Five lives lost in 9 hours as Kelowna RCMP issue toxic drug warning

Police issued a toxic drug warning Saturday afternoon, Sept. 24

 

An overnight fire destroyed a home on Penticton’s Forsyth Drive on Sept. 23. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)

Overnight fire rips through Penticton home

The blaze was extinguished by 4:30 a.m.

 

Poultry owners - commercial and recreational - are being warned to take precautions to help mitigate an avian flu outbreak in B.C. (Submitted photo)

Province holds avian flu info session for Okanagan small-flock poultry owners

The information session comes after an avian flu outbreak in the North Okanagan

Poultry owners - commercial and recreational - are being warned to take precautions to help mitigate an avian flu outbreak in B.C. (Submitted photo)
A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Estimated 29,000 lethal fentanyl doses taken off Okanagan streets

CFSEU-BC completed the initiative in partnership with RCMP detachments throughout the Okanagan

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A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)

Kelowna Mountie involved in caught-on-camera 2020 arrest takes stand in assault trial

Cont. Siggy Pietrzak was charged with assault in April 2021

A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)
The makeshift residence where two individuals wanted by police had set up, visible from Highway 3. A shootout with RCMP on Tuesday, Sept. 13 left one resident dead and another in the hospital. (Andrea DeMeer - Princeton Spotlight)

Woman involved in Keremeos police shooting expected to survive

Man who allegedly pulled gun as RCMP serve warrants died and the woman was also shot

The makeshift residence where two individuals wanted by police had set up, visible from Highway 3. A shootout with RCMP on Tuesday, Sept. 13 left one resident dead and another in the hospital. (Andrea DeMeer - Princeton Spotlight)
RCMP ticketed a driver for failing to remain at the scene of an accident after he was found sleeping in the bushes after crashing a vehicle on the Nanaimo Parkway. (News Bulletin file photo)

Driver found sleeping in nearby bushes after crashing car on B.C. highway

Incident happened at the Aulds Road intersection at midnight on Monday, Sept. 19

RCMP ticketed a driver for failing to remain at the scene of an accident after he was found sleeping in the bushes after crashing a vehicle on the Nanaimo Parkway. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP officers speak with Vic Brice during a protest at RBC on April 7, when he glued his hand to the handle of the bank branch’s entrance. (News Bulletin file photo)

Judge sticks B.C. environmental activist with ban on possessing glue in public

Extinction Rebellion protester gets binding conditions of probation

Nanaimo RCMP officers speak with Vic Brice during a protest at RBC on April 7, when he glued his hand to the handle of the bank branch’s entrance. (News Bulletin file photo)
Police closed access to the Penticton shooting range Thursday morning after the Summerland Fire Department discovered two deceased individuals. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Two suspicious deaths near Penticton after fire sparks next to shooting range

BC RCMP Serious Crime Unit has been deployed to the area

Police closed access to the Penticton shooting range Thursday morning after the Summerland Fire Department discovered two deceased individuals. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
A collision involving a motorcycle Thursday has caused significant delays for motorists on Highway 97 going south. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)

Fatal motorcycle crash at Channel Parkway in Penticton

Drivers can expect significant delays going south on Highway 97

A collision involving a motorcycle Thursday has caused significant delays for motorists on Highway 97 going south. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn (Facebook)

Man charged in death of UBCO security guard in Kelowna court for psych evaluation

Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn was detained under the mental health act following the death of a security guard

Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn (Facebook)
Two new wildfires have sparked west of the Jack Creek wildfire outside of Glenrosa (BC Wildfire Service Dashboard)

Two new wildfires sparked west of Glenrosa

The suspected causes are unknown

Two new wildfires have sparked west of the Jack Creek wildfire outside of Glenrosa (BC Wildfire Service Dashboard)
Crash near Pennask Summit.

Highway 97C closed westbound following crash

The incident happened just before 4 p.m.

Crash near Pennask Summit.
The policy change impacts all routes and service in the Kelowna Regional Transit System, route 90 between UBC Okanagan and Vernon, and route 70 between Penticton and Kelowna. (Contributed/BC Transit)

North Okanagan transit workers serve strike notice

Pension plan sought as employer asked to close the gap between Kelowna and Kamloops

The policy change impacts all routes and service in the Kelowna Regional Transit System, route 90 between UBC Okanagan and Vernon, and route 70 between Penticton and Kelowna. (Contributed/BC Transit)
A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

No overtime: Kelowna transit workers taking stand, routes to be affected

Kelowna transit workers will stop working overtime hours as well Sept. 15

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

West Kelowna road rage incident leaves man ‘face down in ditch’

The incident happened about 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 13

(File photo)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC has been notified, and is investigating the actions of police. (Tracey Henderson Facebook)

One dead, one injured, in police incident near Keremeos

Man allegedly pulls gun as RCMP attempt to serve warrants

The Independent Investigations Office of BC has been notified, and is investigating the actions of police. (Tracey Henderson Facebook)
Tourists stand outside of Westminster Place in London, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, will lay in state at Westminster Palace from Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Markus Schreiber

Schools, Crown Corps. to close as Horgan declares Sept. 19 a holiday to mourn the queen

Businesses scramble to set their own paths, Ontario and Quebec not recognizing federal holiday

Tourists stand outside of Westminster Place in London, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, will lay in state at Westminster Palace from Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Markus Schreiber
The Flood Falls Trail wildfire is now estimated to be 545 hectares according to BC Wildfire Service (Richard Haworth/Facebook)

UPDATE: Evacuation orders lifted for residents around Hope wildfire

Residents of 12 properties near Flood Falls Trail wildfire can return home

The Flood Falls Trail wildfire is now estimated to be 545 hectares according to BC Wildfire Service (Richard Haworth/Facebook)
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