Gary Barnes

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West Kelowna RCMP looking for suspect in Tim Horton’s assault

Police say incident is ‘concerning’

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B.C. kids in grades 4-5 learn new skills in cycling safety

Everyone Rides Grades 4-5 teachings things such as helmet safety and hand signals

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Province adds $10 a day childcare spots in Thompson-Okanagan

Childcare centres in Kelowna, Penticton, Lumby, Kamloops, and Clearwater getting 309 new spaces

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Ukraine flag in Kelowna council chambers in support of the people of Ukraine. (City of Kelowna)

Kelowna council contributes $20,000 to humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

Contributions to come from city’s contingency fund

Ukraine flag in Kelowna council chambers in support of the people of Ukraine. (City of Kelowna)
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Leases extended at 2 Kelowna shelters for people experiencing homelessness

Need for shelter services in Kelowna ‘greater than ever’

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UBCO researcher studying solar energy conversion tech

Results may lead to quicker development of more effective products

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Province of B.C. commits to year-round wildfire service

Permanent year-round service expected by September

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Luke Stack (Photo/lukestack.com)

Kelowna Councillor Luke Stack to step down as Society of Hope executive director

Stack is the largest non-profit housing providing in Interior

Luke Stack (Photo/lukestack.com)
Black bear sightings close to double in 2021 over 2020 (File photo)

Okanagan Westside communities see significant uptick in bear sightings

WildsafeBC’s annual report shows there were 412 sightings last year compared to 250 the year before

Black bear sightings close to double in 2021 over 2020 (File photo)
Oksana Tomun (Photo contributed)

‘Always in fear for life’: Kelowna woman concerned for friend in Ukraine, helping refugees

‘I didn’t know people can pull together so much’

Oksana Tomun (Photo contributed)
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Kelowna welcomes back Spring Okanagan Wine Fest

The 26th annual event will be held May 5-15

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(Autism BC photo)

B.C.’s new autism funding model a disappointment, says Autism BC

Part two in a series of stories related to autism awareness in B.C.

(Autism BC photo)
(Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau/Captial News)

Man arrested after weapons incident at Kelowna home

RCMP Emergency Response Team and crisis negotiator were on scene

(Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau/Captial News)
Robbery suspect from Feb. 28 (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)

Petro-Can in Kelowna robbed again for cigarettes

RCMP are looking into whether or not there may be a connection between these robberies

Robbery suspect from Feb. 28 (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)
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Comedian Russell Peters coming to the Okanagan

Kelowna one of four B.C. stops on Act Your Age world tour

(Photo/Russell Peters Facebook)
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Kelowna RCMP claim of criminal charge backlog ‘grossly inaccurate’: Crown Counsel

‘No Crown charge assessment backlog and not an issue of differences in systems or tracking’

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Refugees fleeing conflict from neighboring Ukraine arrive to Zahony, Hungary, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. As hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians seek refuge in neighboring countries, cradling children in one arm and clutching belongings in the other. (AP Photo/Anna Szilagyi, File photo)

World Vision Canada warns of Ukraine humanitarian crisis’s impact on children

More than 7.5 million children in Ukraine at risk according to the non-profit organization

Refugees fleeing conflict from neighboring Ukraine arrive to Zahony, Hungary, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. As hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians seek refuge in neighboring countries, cradling children in one arm and clutching belongings in the other. (AP Photo/Anna Szilagyi, File photo)
Westbank First Nation Logo (Westbank First Nation Facebook)

Westbank First Nation to investigate alleged improper land sale by staff memebers

Peachland property allegedly sold in 2021 by two WFN staff members without authorization of council

Westbank First Nation Logo (Westbank First Nation Facebook)
Children protest in front of BC Parliament for autism support in B.C. in 2021. (Autism BC)

B.C.’s new autism funding model a disappointment, says Autism BC

Part one in a series of stories related to autism awareness in B.C.

Children protest in front of BC Parliament for autism support in B.C. in 2021. (Autism BC)
File photo (Black Press Media)

RCMP arrest man for pointing replica handgun at people near Kelowna mall

Police arrested suspect in the parking lot without incident

File photo (Black Press Media)