Okanagan

Buddhist monks and nuns from across Canada and the U.S. gathered in Kelowna for the grand opening of the Okanagan Buddhist Cultural Centre on Sept. 4, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Hundreds gathered for grand opening at Okanagan Buddhist Cultural Centre in Kelowna

The event included celebrations for Parents Day

  • Sep 4, 2022
Buddhist monks and nuns from across Canada and the U.S. gathered in Kelowna for the grand opening of the Okanagan Buddhist Cultural Centre on Sept. 4, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Returning students welcome new students and parents at UBCO on Sept. 4, 2022 for move-in day (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Welcome home! Students move-in to dorm life at UBCO

New students will be able to participate in orientation activities Sept. 5

  • Sep 4, 2022
Returning students welcome new students and parents at UBCO on Sept. 4, 2022 for move-in day (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
The Blue Stones rock the diamond at Denim on the Diamond (Photo - Kenny Tai/@kennytaiphotography - Instagram)

Denim on the Diamond takes over Kelowna’s King’s Stadium

Tickets are still available for Saturday, Sept 3 and are $74

The Blue Stones rock the diamond at Denim on the Diamond (Photo - Kenny Tai/@kennytaiphotography - Instagram)
OC basketball logo.
OC basketball logo.
A couple enjoys the sunset on Okanagan Lake by the Sicamous. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

August was the Okanagan’s warmest month ever, September to be a ‘mixed bag’

Monthly temperatures in Penticton, Vernon, Kelowna and Salmon Arm were 2 to 4 C higher than normal

A couple enjoys the sunset on Okanagan Lake by the Sicamous. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Librarian Tal Wieczorek is the new co-ordinator of Reading Buddies and will be leading the Chilliwack Library's new Man in the Moon story time for male caregivers and their children. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Okanagan libraries help new residents settle in

Champion Program gives immigrants access to resources

Librarian Tal Wieczorek is the new co-ordinator of Reading Buddies and will be leading the Chilliwack Library's new Man in the Moon story time for male caregivers and their children. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
(Photo - @sobore/Twitter)

Morning Start: Town’s only resident

Your morning start for Friday, September 2

(Photo - @sobore/Twitter)
Don Nettleton has announced his retirement as CEO of the Okanagan Regional Library Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Okanagan Library CEO starts new chapter: retirement

Long-time library advocate Don Nettleton headed the ORL since 2018

Don Nettleton has announced his retirement as CEO of the Okanagan Regional Library Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Artists' rendering of the future LNG Canada facility in Kitimat.

Uzelman: Federal Government is saying no to request for LNG?

New column from Bruce Uzelman

  • Sep 1, 2022
Artists' rendering of the future LNG Canada facility in Kitimat.
Left to right: Joyce Hannett (mother), Susan Schmalz (daughter), Josie Schmalz (grand-daughter) [Contributed]

Kelowna mother-daughter duo marching for multiple myeloma research

The Multiple Myeloma March takes place Sunday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m.

Left to right: Joyce Hannett (mother), Susan Schmalz (daughter), Josie Schmalz (grand-daughter) [Contributed]
(BC Wildfire Services)
(BC Wildfire Services)
Marty ‘Sugar’ Solotki and his company, Big West Wrestling returns on Sept. 9 (Photo - Marty Solotki/Facebook)

Back in the Saddle: Big West Wrestling returns to Kelowna

The event takes place on Friday, Sept. 9 at the Rutland Centennial Hall

Marty ‘Sugar’ Solotki and his company, Big West Wrestling returns on Sept. 9 (Photo - Marty Solotki/Facebook)
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Morning Start: Cutting Onions

Your morning start for Thursday, September 1

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Body of missing Manitoba man found in Okanagan Lake

The RCMP Dive team found the body on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 30)

(COSAR/Contributed)
The Penticton Vees revealed a new logo and colour scheme ahead of the 2022-2023 season Friday, Aug. 26. (Penticton Vees, Twitter)

Lower Mainland BCHL team pokes fun at new Penticton Vees logo

The Vees’ new logo marks the team’s first major rebrand in 18 years

The Penticton Vees revealed a new logo and colour scheme ahead of the 2022-2023 season Friday, Aug. 26. (Penticton Vees, Twitter)
Okanagan Sun quarterback Dominic Britton (Contributed)

Okanagan Sun looking to stay undefeated going into week six

Kick off is at 4 p.m. at the Apple Bowl

Okanagan Sun quarterback Dominic Britton (Contributed)
Vernon company Carpe D’Wine is giving singles in three different age groups a chance to speed date and meet people with a two-hour cruise of Okanagan Lake on three consecutive nights in August. (Contributed)

Vernon speed dating boat cruise on schedule

Tour of OK Lake will take 10 men, 10 women on three straight nights in three age categories

Vernon company Carpe D’Wine is giving singles in three different age groups a chance to speed date and meet people with a two-hour cruise of Okanagan Lake on three consecutive nights in August. (Contributed)
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Morning Start: The Slinky

Your morning start for Friday, August 26

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A crew filming in the Okanagan. (Craig Pulsifer, Minds Eye Entertainment photo)

Desert ranch-lands, derelict barns: Okanagan Film Commission scouts for new locations

Film commission looking for new locations from Penticton south to the U.S. border

A crew filming in the Okanagan. (Craig Pulsifer, Minds Eye Entertainment photo)
cute cat

Okanagan Humane Society: Helping pets and people is what they do

A column by the Okanagan Humane Society

  • Aug 25, 2022
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