Kelowna News Staff

Float plane crashes in Okanagan Lake

Float plane crashes in Okanagan Lake

RCMP say wheels left down caused landing plane to overturn on lake

Float plane crashes in Okanagan Lake
RCMP intercept Okanagan woman’s $40,000 intended for fraudsters

RCMP intercept Okanagan woman’s $40,000 intended for fraudsters

A Kelowna resident was led to believe she was aiding a police investigation

RCMP intercept Okanagan woman’s $40,000 intended for fraudsters
Exercise can be made more enjoyable with the right soundtrack, UBC Okanagan researcher says. (Files)

Fast music can lead to a better workout: UBC Okanagan researcher

Upbeat tunes can make HIIT exercise more enjoyable, easier for less-active individuals

Exercise can be made more enjoyable with the right soundtrack, UBC Okanagan researcher says. (Files)
Zygmunt Janiewicz was reportedly last seen wearing a pair of black pants, a yellow jacket and a white hat. File photo.

Funds needed for special diving team to find missing Okanagan kayaker

Zygmunt Janiewicz was last seen on Okanagan Lake May 17

Zygmunt Janiewicz was reportedly last seen wearing a pair of black pants, a yellow jacket and a white hat. File photo.
The Skeena house would provide 220-units for students attending the University of British Columbia. (Artist rendering)

More student housing for UBC Okanagan

B.C. government to build $25-million, on-campus building to address high demand, low vacancy rate

The Skeena house would provide 220-units for students attending the University of British Columbia. (Artist rendering)
File photo.

B.C. bus driver loses case to get job back after texting while driving full bus

An arbitator ruled that Tim Wesman’s phone usage was a “a reckless disregard for public safety”

File photo.
A West Kelowna family’s dog was reported to have been bitten by a rattlesnake in Rose Valley Trails on June 14. Photo: Hiking Addiction website

UPDATE: Dog bitten by rattlesnake in West Kelowna “going to be OK”

The dog, Bella, is recovering after being bitten on a hike in West Kelowna

A West Kelowna family’s dog was reported to have been bitten by a rattlesnake in Rose Valley Trails on June 14. Photo: Hiking Addiction website
Sunny skies with a few clouds expected throughout Saturday. (File photo)

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sun and heat continue Saturday

Environment Canada forecasts highs of 30 C throughout the Okanagan Saturday

Sunny skies with a few clouds expected throughout Saturday. (File photo)
A tow truck clears a car crash in West Kelowna Monday afternoon. (Photo-Dave Ogilvie )

Speeding problems in West Kelowna addressed by city council

The city is looking to increase levels of road safety with speeding deterrents

A tow truck clears a car crash in West Kelowna Monday afternoon. (Photo-Dave Ogilvie )
UPDATE: One dead after crash on Highway 97 in West Kelowna

UPDATE: One dead after crash on Highway 97 in West Kelowna

A portion of the highway remains closed after the fatal collision Friday morning

UPDATE: One dead after crash on Highway 97 in West Kelowna
Boy attacked by dog at Kelowna Beach

Boy attacked by dog at Kelowna Beach

Kelowna RCMP search for woman believed to be owner of the dog

Boy attacked by dog at Kelowna Beach
Audubon the pigeon is domesticated and looking for a new home. Photo: Kelowna SPCA Facebook

Domesticated pigeon at Okanagan SPCA looking for new home

Plenty of interest has been shown for Audubon the friendly pigeon

Audubon the pigeon is domesticated and looking for a new home. Photo: Kelowna SPCA Facebook
A GoFundMe was started after the death of Kelowna DJ Braeden Souter (Dr. Brae). Photo: GoFundMe

Support flows in after death of young Okanagan DJ

A GoFundMe has been set up to celebrate the life of Braeden Souter

A GoFundMe was started after the death of Kelowna DJ Braeden Souter (Dr. Brae). Photo: GoFundMe
Highway 97 northbound, photo from B.C. Highway cams

Update: special weather statement issued for Okanagan Connector ends

Late season snow was expected for the Merritt to Kelowna highway

Highway 97 northbound, photo from B.C. Highway cams
June snowfall expected on Okanagan Connector

June snowfall expected on Okanagan Connector

A late-season snowfall of up to 10 cm could fall before Friday

June snowfall expected on Okanagan Connector
Arion Therapeutic Farm celebrates its 10th anniversary June 9 and offers free admission to families looking to meet the farm life. Photo: Arion Therapeutic Farm Facebook

Therapeutic animal farm in Okanagan celebrates 10th anniversary

Arion Therapeutic Farm will have free admisson in memory of co-founder Toppy Cowen June 9

Arion Therapeutic Farm celebrates its 10th anniversary June 9 and offers free admission to families looking to meet the farm life. Photo: Arion Therapeutic Farm Facebook
Haddessah Block with the bike device for her left hand. It was funded by public support of the Key Tag and Address Label Service. Photo: War Amps

Okanagan teen gets biking confidence with new artificial limb

Haddessah Block gets some help for a favourite activity

Haddessah Block with the bike device for her left hand. It was funded by public support of the Key Tag and Address Label Service. Photo: War Amps
Cambrie Knight and MacKenna Miller enjoy feeding one of the macropods1 at the Kangaroo Creek Farm. Photo: Carli Berry/Capital News file photo

Lake Country’s Kangaroo Creek Farm addresses ‘malicious’ rumours

The popular destination took to social media to lay down the facts

Cambrie Knight and MacKenna Miller enjoy feeding one of the macropods1 at the Kangaroo Creek Farm. Photo: Carli Berry/Capital News file photo
Opera Kelowna 2016 performance of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Photo: Wendy McAlpine and Darren Hull/White Willow Photography

Opera Kelowna hosts free chorus rehearsal and reception

Mix and mingle with members before the Opera season begins later this month

Opera Kelowna 2016 performance of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Photo: Wendy McAlpine and Darren Hull/White Willow Photography
Alexander (Sandy) Wright celebrates his medical degree with his family at a convocation ceremony. Photo: UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan student earns MD and PhD at the same time

Alexander (Sandy) Wright is the first UBCO student to graduate from MD/PhD program

Alexander (Sandy) Wright celebrates his medical degree with his family at a convocation ceremony. Photo: UBC Okanagan