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Lake Country residents take the conversation outside after gallery time had reached its limit during the Lake Country council meeting on July 16, 2019. (David Venn - Lake Country Calendar)

Pickleballers deny cursing at teen during Okanagan sport court confrontation

Shoreline Park has been the site for basketball, pickleball and bickering

Lake Country residents take the conversation outside after gallery time had reached its limit during the Lake Country council meeting on July 16, 2019. (David Venn - Lake Country Calendar)
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer mingles with Conservative Party supporters in Kelowna, during his transnational Canada Day tour on July 1, 2019. (David Venn - Capital News)

Scheer skips out on Vancouver Pride, Central Okanagan LGBTQ2+ community responds

‘This is not divisive politics’: KPS board of directors

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer mingles with Conservative Party supporters in Kelowna, during his transnational Canada Day tour on July 1, 2019. (David Venn - Capital News)
Elijah-lain Beauregard’s mother stands at the Sails in downtown Kelowna during the candlelight vigil in honour of her dead son, on Sunday, July 7, 2019. (David Venn - Capital News)

Fatal stabbing victim’s father said he fears RCMP will sweep investigation ‘under the rug’

RCMP say they’re committed to getting to the bottom of the 16-year-old’s death.

Elijah-lain Beauregard’s mother stands at the Sails in downtown Kelowna during the candlelight vigil in honour of her dead son, on Sunday, July 7, 2019. (David Venn - Capital News)
Lake Country resident Julie jardine had a nice greeting from a new friend on July 25. (Julie Jardine)

What the heck is this? Smiling spider-crab-thing outside Okanagan home

Professionals and residents weigh in

Lake Country resident Julie jardine had a nice greeting from a new friend on July 25. (Julie Jardine)
Woman dragged by rattled horse after semi-tractor set on fire

Woman dragged by rattled horse after semi-tractor set on fire

The woman received non-life threatening injuries

Woman dragged by rattled horse after semi-tractor set on fire
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Kelowna police search for man with gun

According to eye witnesses, there was an altercation between a man and woman

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Roundabouts in Lake Country can create decision-making uncertainty for both drivers and pedestrians. (File Photo)

Council, residents, RCMP and ICBC weigh-in on how to use a Okanagan roundabout

There is uncertainty when it comes to operating a rounabout

Roundabouts in Lake Country can create decision-making uncertainty for both drivers and pedestrians. (File Photo)
Will Hawkins, 48, stands tall next to Old Town Farm Market’s crop of fresh watermelon in July, 2019. (David Venn - Capital News)

Okanagan Old Town Farm Market prides itself on its fresh offerings

Will Hawkins has been in the produce business his whole life

Will Hawkins, 48, stands tall next to Old Town Farm Market’s crop of fresh watermelon in July, 2019. (David Venn - Capital News)
House of Rose Winery, located on Garner Road in Kelowna. (submitted)

Roses are red, violets are blue, this Okanagan vineyard has something for you

House of Rose winery creates a vibrant atmosphere for music, outdoors and wine lovers

House of Rose Winery, located on Garner Road in Kelowna. (submitted)
Elijah Beauregard was stabbed at approximately 11:20 p.m. on June 27, 2019 on Bernard Avenue near Water Street. (submitted)

Eli’s death remains unanswered: RCMP are still investigating

Over a month after Eli’s murder, RCMP have no updates

Elijah Beauregard was stabbed at approximately 11:20 p.m. on June 27, 2019 on Bernard Avenue near Water Street. (submitted)
A dog waits for his annual cruise down the Okanagan Valley. (2018 photo gallery - Okanagan Dream Rally)

Okanagan Dream Rally looks to hit over $1M in funding this year

The event is set for August 4.

A dog waits for his annual cruise down the Okanagan Valley. (2018 photo gallery - Okanagan Dream Rally)
Sixteen-year-old Elijah Beauregard’s parents, his father Robyn-Iain Beauregard and mom Emily Steele at their son’s memorial on the Penticton waterfront where he spent much of his time while growing up. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Family of murdered Okanagan teen fought for funeral funding

Ministry wouldn’t pay for stab victim’s funeral until family went public, father says

Sixteen-year-old Elijah Beauregard’s parents, his father Robyn-Iain Beauregard and mom Emily Steele at their son’s memorial on the Penticton waterfront where he spent much of his time while growing up. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Burnett’s Florists pose with their batches of flowers that are earmarked for donation. (submitted)

Okanagan florist donates flowers for smile week

Natalie Tocker said there is a wonderful group of volunteers participating

Burnett’s Florists pose with their batches of flowers that are earmarked for donation. (submitted)
Stand by Me, 1986. (Columbia Pictures)

10 things that 80s movies taught you

Tweeters use the hashtag #80sMoviesTaughtUs to share their insights

Stand by Me, 1986. (Columbia Pictures)
The leaders in solving homelessness in Kelowna have received a sizeable stipend for funding. (Don Erhardt)

UBC Okanagan awarded grant for homelessness research

Director expects funding to surpass $1M by year’s end

The leaders in solving homelessness in Kelowna have received a sizeable stipend for funding. (Don Erhardt)
Sam Galvez stands in the shop of El Zorro Tailoring and Alterations, his six-year-old small business that now resides on Ellis Street in downtown Kelowna. (David Venn - Capital News)

The Okanagan’s master tailor from Chile

Sam Galvez started his business 6 years ago and hasn’t stopped loving it

Sam Galvez stands in the shop of El Zorro Tailoring and Alterations, his six-year-old small business that now resides on Ellis Street in downtown Kelowna. (David Venn - Capital News)
Elijah-Iain Beauregard poses for a Facebook photo with B.C. musician Merkules. (Facebook)

Private viewing for Elijah-lain Beauregard to be held in Penticton

Afterwards, there will be a celebration of life next to the Okanagan Lake,

Elijah-Iain Beauregard poses for a Facebook photo with B.C. musician Merkules. (Facebook)
First responders rescue a baby from a car in the parking lot of the Rutland YMCA at approximately 10:40 a.m. on July 15. (David Venn - Capital News)

Baby locked in car at Okanagan YMCA

The baby was rescued quickly

First responders rescue a baby from a car in the parking lot of the Rutland YMCA at approximately 10:40 a.m. on July 15. (David Venn - Capital News)
Lived experience with homelessness Kelowna resident recieves a certificate from Erin Welk and a pin from Coun. Loyal Wooldridge on July 9 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. (David Venn - Capital News)

Okanagan homeless graduate into the workforce

“I thought, ‘No. I can still work,’” said graduate.

Lived experience with homelessness Kelowna resident recieves a certificate from Erin Welk and a pin from Coun. Loyal Wooldridge on July 9 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. (David Venn - Capital News)