David Venn

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Kamloops man arrested for smashing windows and cars

The man barricaded himself in a motel room

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Kelowna International Airport threat deemed non-credible

Kelowna International Airport threat deemed non-credible

Normal operations have resumed following note of a suspicious item on board a WestJet plane

Kelowna International Airport threat deemed non-credible
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during the closing news conference at the Global Fund conference Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson - The Canadian Press)

Okanagan political leaders weigh-in on Trudeau’s SNC-Lavalin ethics violation

‘As the prime minister said, the buck stops with him’: MP Stephen Fuhr

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during the closing news conference at the Global Fund conference Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson - The Canadian Press)
Donna Mair poses with Sam Roberts Band in 2009 with her “Comfort Doll”. (submitted)

Okanagan breast cancer survivor collects famous bands’ guitar strings for charity

The seven-year Vernon resident is auctioning 54-40 drum sticks from Rock the Lake

Donna Mair poses with Sam Roberts Band in 2009 with her “Comfort Doll”. (submitted)
Mission Group Rentals Ltd. got the OK from Kelowna city councillors to move forward with its mixed-use purpose-build rental apartment building for West Avenue in Pandosy in June, 2019. (Mission Group)

Okanagan city ninth most expensive for rent in Canada, report says

The average roommate needs to earn almost $20 per hour to afford rent

Mission Group Rentals Ltd. got the OK from Kelowna city councillors to move forward with its mixed-use purpose-build rental apartment building for West Avenue in Pandosy in June, 2019. (Mission Group)
A corvette is stuck beneath a semi truck on Pandosy Street near Lawrence Avenue. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

VIDEO: Corvette stuck beneath semi-truck in Central Okanagan

The lane has been re-opened and traffic is moving again

A corvette is stuck beneath a semi truck on Pandosy Street near Lawrence Avenue. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
A police officer brings his bike to a halt as he does a double take on the people who squat along Leon Avenue during one of their routine street checks. (David Venn - Capital News)

Okanagan homeless claim they are assaulted ‘regularly’ by police, public

Everyone has their ‘breaking point’: bylaw manager David Gazely

A police officer brings his bike to a halt as he does a double take on the people who squat along Leon Avenue during one of their routine street checks. (David Venn - Capital News)
Cherry association: China relations won’t harm exports

Cherry association: China relations won’t harm exports

China is Canada’s second largest fruit importer

Cherry association: China relations won’t harm exports
Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr introduces Justice Minister David Lametti at Hillcrest Farm to introduce a federal investment into the cherry industry on Aug. 13. (David Venn - Kelowna Capital News)

‘Vilification’ of Trudeau hurts campaign: Okanagan MP Stephen Fuhr

Nonetheless, Fuhr stands by the Liberal leader

Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr introduces Justice Minister David Lametti at Hillcrest Farm to introduce a federal investment into the cherry industry on Aug. 13. (David Venn - Kelowna Capital News)
Strapped with a 100-do-good-dollars, city Councillor Maxine DeHart rewards helmet-wearers. (Anthony Lewis - Farming Karma)

Coun. DeHart hands out movie tickets for helmet safety

Farming Karma’s apple soda campaign brings in city councillor

Strapped with a 100-do-good-dollars, city Councillor Maxine DeHart rewards helmet-wearers. (Anthony Lewis - Farming Karma)
Justice Minister David Lametti and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr pose for a cherry candid at Hillcrest Farm on Aug. 13, following a federal investment announcement. (David Venn - Kelowna Capital News)

Feds invest a quarter million into B.C. cherry industry

South Korea is the next big market the B.C. Cherry Association is aiming for

Justice Minister David Lametti and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr pose for a cherry candid at Hillcrest Farm on Aug. 13, following a federal investment announcement. (David Venn - Kelowna Capital News)
Airport Inn Lakeside owner Raif Fleihan is fighting to keep his business open. (David Venn - Calendar)

Okanagan hotel owner cares for his residents but not much else

Resident of the motel said she would be on the streets if it weren’t for Fleihan

Airport Inn Lakeside owner Raif Fleihan is fighting to keep his business open. (David Venn - Calendar)
Kelowna police on scene of serious collision involving cyclist

Kelowna police on scene of serious collision involving cyclist

Kelowna police have detained one person at the scene

Kelowna police on scene of serious collision involving cyclist
Police investigate a shooting in Peachland

Man shot in Peachland

No arrests have been made following the shooting

Police investigate a shooting in Peachland
Okanagan homeless fight for freedom of possessions, clash with bylaw

Okanagan homeless fight for freedom of possessions, clash with bylaw

Homeless population often have their belongings taken by bylaw

Okanagan homeless fight for freedom of possessions, clash with bylaw
One cyclist dead after being struck by a semi-truck in Kelowna
One cyclist dead after being struck by a semi-truck in Kelowna
Tom Cochrane with Red Rider takes the stage on Saturday, Aug. 10 for the fourth annual Rock the Lake music festival at Prospera Place. (Teressa Brunton - Kelowna Capital News)

‘No snowflakes here!’: Rain doesn’t Rock the Lake

Umbrellas to the rescue!

Tom Cochrane with Red Rider takes the stage on Saturday, Aug. 10 for the fourth annual Rock the Lake music festival at Prospera Place. (Teressa Brunton - Kelowna Capital News)
Planned ignitions were conducted by fire crews on the south side of the wildfire near Gallagher Lake Thursday to help contain the Eagle Bluff wildfire, now an estimated 2,270 hectares. (BC Wildfire Service)

UPDATE: Evacuation alert for 250 properties due to Eagle Bluff fire

No homes or outbuildings have been lost

Planned ignitions were conducted by fire crews on the south side of the wildfire near Gallagher Lake Thursday to help contain the Eagle Bluff wildfire, now an estimated 2,270 hectares. (BC Wildfire Service)
House of Rose Winery, located on Garner Road in Kelowna. (submitted)

Diva Day at Okanagan winery wants to pamper you

House of Rose Winery partners with NOW Canada for a charitable cause

House of Rose Winery, located on Garner Road in Kelowna. (submitted)
The people on Leon Avenue go about their day fixing bikes, tidying up their living space and pushing shopping carts from one area to the next. (David Venn - Capital News)

We don’t deserve to sit beside ‘normal people’: Okanagan homeless

Homeless experience different access to public space than those more privileged

The people on Leon Avenue go about their day fixing bikes, tidying up their living space and pushing shopping carts from one area to the next. (David Venn - Capital News)