Kathy Michaels

Snow to hit Coquihalla, B.C. mountain passes

Snow to hit Coquihalla, B.C. mountain passes

It’s back. Snow has returned.

Snow to hit Coquihalla, B.C. mountain passes
Pregnant B.C. teacher named victim of fatal crash

Pregnant B.C. teacher named victim of fatal crash

Students of Anne McClymont Elementary in Kelowna grapple with loss after death of well-loved teacher

Pregnant B.C. teacher named victim of fatal crash
John Mellencamp to play Kelowna in November

John Mellencamp to play Kelowna in November

Tickets for the concert at Prospera Place go on sale June 1.

John Mellencamp to play Kelowna in November
Airbnb hosts earning millions in the Okanagan

Airbnb hosts earning millions in the Okanagan

The Okanagan was among the list of three Canadian wine markets.

Airbnb hosts earning millions in the Okanagan
Rain hitting the valley, flood risk increasing

Rain hitting the valley, flood risk increasing

A special weather alert is in effect.

Rain hitting the valley, flood risk increasing
A test for pot potency from UBC Okanagan

A test for pot potency from UBC Okanagan

Researchers develop faster test for cannabis quality.

A test for pot potency from UBC Okanagan
Thunderstorms headed to the Okanagan

Thunderstorms headed to the Okanagan

Environment Canada re-issued their special weather statement this morning,

Thunderstorms headed to the Okanagan
FEATURE WEDNESDAY: Changing the character of Kelowna neighbourhoods

FEATURE WEDNESDAY: Changing the character of Kelowna neighbourhoods

Infill housing is changing the landscape of Kelowna’s downtown residential area

FEATURE WEDNESDAY: Changing the character of Kelowna neighbourhoods
BC WIldfire Crews. (IMAGE CREDIT: FILE PHOTO)

UPDATE: Logan Lake wildfire jumps to 140 hectares

A wildfire in Logan Lake is being hit by air support

BC WIldfire Crews. (IMAGE CREDIT: FILE PHOTO)
SUNNY DAYS … Temperatures set to soar in the next couple of days . -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

Temperatures soar to record-breaking heights in Kelowna, Vernon

Temperatures set to soar in the Okanagan

SUNNY DAYS … Temperatures set to soar in the next couple of days . -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor
File Photo .(Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Okanagan orchardists asked to watch for ‘radical labour activists’

“The radical activists may impersonate government officials…”

File Photo .(Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Rain hits the Okanagan, flood concerns mount

Rain hits the Okanagan, flood concerns mount

Five to 10 millimetres of rain fell in the Southwest Interior last night

Rain hits the Okanagan, flood concerns mount
Peachy makeover for iconic Okanagan golfball

Peachy makeover for iconic Okanagan golfball

A Peachland landmark is getting a “peachy” new look.

Peachy makeover for iconic Okanagan golfball
A Kelowna man learned the hard way that whether it’s being used or not, mobile phones are off limits while driving. (IMAGE CREDIT: STOCK IMAGE)

‘It’s not on’ defence fails to sway judge in Kelowna

Man ticketed for using an electronic device while driving, despite it not being in use.

A Kelowna man learned the hard way that whether it’s being used or not, mobile phones are off limits while driving. (IMAGE CREDIT: STOCK IMAGE)
A Kelowna man learned the hard way that whether it’s being used or not, mobile phones are off limits while driving. (IMAGE CREDIT: STOCK IMAGE)

‘It’s not on’ defence fails to sway judge in Kelowna

Man ticketed for using an electronic device while driving, despite it not being in use.

A Kelowna man learned the hard way that whether it’s being used or not, mobile phones are off limits while driving. (IMAGE CREDIT: STOCK IMAGE)
DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.

Breaking: Men sentenced in 2011 gangland slaying of Jonathan Bacon

Jason McBride, Jujhar Khun-Khun and Michael Jones were sentenced in Kelowna court Wednesday

DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.
DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.

Breaking: Guilty pleas in gangland slaying of Jonathan Bacon

Jason McBride, Jujhar Khun-Khun and Michael Jones appeared in Kelowna court Tuesday

DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.
The wreckage of a Cessna Citation which crashed on October 13, 2016, is seen in the woods near Lake Country, B.C., in this October 15, 2016, Transportation Safety Board handout image. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff, killing the pilot and all three passengers aboard, including the former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB,

Pilot likely affected by ‘spatial disorientation’ in plane crash that killed former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice

The TSB will announce its findings and the Capital News will follow.

The wreckage of a Cessna Citation which crashed on October 13, 2016, is seen in the woods near Lake Country, B.C., in this October 15, 2016, Transportation Safety Board handout image. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff, killing the pilot and all three passengers aboard, including the former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB,
Two Okanagan cities listed in Top 20 “rattiest” list

Two Okanagan cities listed in Top 20 “rattiest” list

Rats. The Okanagan has them and they’re really a problem in two cities, according to this list.

Two Okanagan cities listed in Top 20 “rattiest” list
The wreckage of a Cessna Citation which crashed on October 13, 2016, is seen in the woods near Lake Country, B.C., in this October 15, 2016, Transportation Safety Board handout image. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff, killing the pilot and all three passengers aboard, including the former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB,

Cause of plane crash that killed former Alberta premier Jim Prentice to be released

The findings of investigation into the plane crash that killed four set to be released.

The wreckage of a Cessna Citation which crashed on October 13, 2016, is seen in the woods near Lake Country, B.C., in this October 15, 2016, Transportation Safety Board handout image. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff, killing the pilot and all three passengers aboard, including the former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB,