Kelowna

Kelowna native and Humboldt Broncos goaltender Jared Picklyk has been suspended for the rest of the SJHL season. (@hockeyaddicts/Twitter)

Kelowna goalie suspended for rest of SJHL season after refusing breath screening

Hours earlier, Jared Picklyk helped the Humboldt Broncos advance to the SJHL semifinals

 

L-R: Regional District Hospital Board Chair Loyal Wooldridge, Interior Health Authority President and CEO Susan Brown, B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix, Kelowna Mayor Tom Dyas, Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield, Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Minister Dix announces urgent care centre coming to Kelowna

The new centre will open in the fall at 110 Highway 33

 

RCMP cruiser. (Black Press file photo)

1 person in grave condition, 3 injured after crash on Highway 33 east of Kelowna

Crash happened around 6:15p.m. on March 21

 

Kenneth Craig was shot to death in West Kelowna on March 21, 2021. (Facebook)

2 years and no answers in shooting death of West Kelowna man

Kenneth Craig was killed while collecting cans and bottles with his girlfriend

Kenneth Craig was shot to death in West Kelowna on March 21, 2021. (Facebook)
Gagandeep Singh, 21, surrounded by friends after being attacked at a bus stop in Kelowna in March 2023. (GoFundMe)
Gagandeep Singh, 21, surrounded by friends after being attacked at a bus stop in Kelowna in March 2023. (GoFundMe)
Gagandeep Singh, 21, surrounded by friends after being attacked at a bus stop in Kelowna in March 2023. (GoFundMe)

UPDATE: Kelowna council appalled by attack on international student

Police still asking those with dash cam footage from the area/time of the assault to come forward

Gagandeep Singh, 21, surrounded by friends after being attacked at a bus stop in Kelowna in March 2023. (GoFundMe)
Members of the Sikh community in Kelowna have gathered at the McCurdy bus stop. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Fundraiser started for international student attacked at Kelowna bus stop

Police are looking to speak with any witnesses of the attack

Members of the Sikh community in Kelowna have gathered at the McCurdy bus stop. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Kelowna International Airport.

Flight cancelled in Kelowna after suspect points laser at plane; RCMP issue warning

Drones are also not allowed within 5 kilometres of airports

Kelowna International Airport.
Dr. Alessandro Ielpi, an Assistant Professor with UBC Okanagan’s Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science, paddles the Stewart River in Yukon. (UBCO)

Arctic rivers slowing with climate change: UBC Okanagan

The sideways migration of large Arctic sinuous rivers has decreased by about 20 per cent

Dr. Alessandro Ielpi, an Assistant Professor with UBC Okanagan’s Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science, paddles the Stewart River in Yukon. (UBCO)
Ethan, 12, suffered damage to his leg after falling under a Kelowna transit bus on Feb. 28, 2023. (GoFundMe)

Fundraiser tops $10,000 for Okanagan boy injured after falling under bus

The GoFundMe says donations will help with cost of physiotherapy

Ethan, 12, suffered damage to his leg after falling under a Kelowna transit bus on Feb. 28, 2023. (GoFundMe)
Emergency crews have responded to a sink hole at Todd and Grantham roads in Kelowna March 7, 2023. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

VIDEO: Sink hole caused by broken irrigation line closes Kelowna road

The intersection of Todd and Grantham Roads is closed to traffic

Emergency crews have responded to a sink hole at Todd and Grantham roads in Kelowna March 7, 2023. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
The Coquihalla Highway continues to be closed due to severe winter weather. (Jessica Okert/Facebook)

Coquihalla remains closed overnight

The highway has had a snowfall warning since Wednesday afternoon

The Coquihalla Highway continues to be closed due to severe winter weather. (Jessica Okert/Facebook)
The Explosive Disposal Unit safely neutralized the explosive on Harvey Ave. (Alex Senger/Capital News freelance)
The Explosive Disposal Unit safely neutralized the explosive on Harvey Ave. (Alex Senger/Capital News freelance)
(Black Press Media stock image)

Rogue raccoon recesses class at Kelowna school

South Kelowna Elementary closed for the day after a visit by a raccoon

(Black Press Media stock image)
Sweet Brigitte could be the newest member of your family for only $200. (Heather Reinderhoff/Facebook)

The things you find on the internet: Sweet Brigitte looking for new Okanagan home

The mannequin is being sold on a Facebook buy and sell group in the Okanagan

Sweet Brigitte could be the newest member of your family for only $200. (Heather Reinderhoff/Facebook)
Aerial view of Kelowna. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Taking journalism to new heights; Black Press reporter takes to the sky with air search and rescue

Civil Air Search and Rescue Association consists entirely of volunteers

Aerial view of Kelowna. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
NHL top prospect Andrew Cristall returned to the Kelowna Rockets lineup with a four-goal effort on Wednesday night (Feb. 15) after missing 14 games with a lower-body injury. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)

Instant offence: NHL top prospect scores 4 goals in return to Kelowna’s lineup

Andrew Cristall, out since Jan. 7, missed the last 14 games with a lower-body injury

NHL top prospect Andrew Cristall returned to the Kelowna Rockets lineup with a four-goal effort on Wednesday night (Feb. 15) after missing 14 games with a lower-body injury. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)
West Kelowna’s Lynden Lakovic is one of four Moose Jaw Warriors players suspended indefinitely pending a WHL investigation. (@MJWARRIORS/Twitter)

Nephew of former NHLer from the Okanagan suspended from WHL indefinitely

Lynden Lakovic is one of four Moose Jaw Warriors players suspended, pending investigation

West Kelowna’s Lynden Lakovic is one of four Moose Jaw Warriors players suspended indefinitely pending a WHL investigation. (@MJWARRIORS/Twitter)
Starla Szarek celebrated her fourth birthday at B.C. Children’s Hospital on Feb. 12 as she prepares for chemotherapy treatments to begin this week. (Contributed)

Birthday girl needs a miracle: Kelowna child prepares for chemo

Starla celebrated her fourth birthday at B.C. Children’s Hopsital

Starla Szarek celebrated her fourth birthday at B.C. Children’s Hospital on Feb. 12 as she prepares for chemotherapy treatments to begin this week. (Contributed)
The Coquihalla Highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow on Friday night, Feb. 3. (DriveBC)

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Starting Friday night and into Saturday morning, the highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow

The Coquihalla Highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow on Friday night, Feb. 3. (DriveBC)
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