Mackenzie Britton

Kelowna Special Olympian Alexandra Magee will skate at the Rock the Rink event in Penticton on Oct. 6. The tour has invited local Special Olympic athletes to join for each stop on the Canada tour. (Contributed)

Okanagan Special Olympics skater to perform at Rock the Rink tour

Alexandra Magee, a Special Olympics World Champion, joins the tour in Penticton on Oct. 6

Kelowna Special Olympian Alexandra Magee will skate at the Rock the Rink event in Penticton on Oct. 6. The tour has invited local Special Olympic athletes to join for each stop on the Canada tour. (Contributed)
Sun quarterback Alex Douglas prepares to make a play against the Valley Huskers at the Apple Bowl on Sept. 22. (Marissa Baecker - Shoot the Breeze)

Okanagan Sun clinch playoff spot, but season far from over

After a 40-0 win last weekend, the Sun face the undefeated Rams Saturday

Sun quarterback Alex Douglas prepares to make a play against the Valley Huskers at the Apple Bowl on Sept. 22. (Marissa Baecker - Shoot the Breeze)
An inspection is being made at Big White Ski Resort ahead of the World Arline Ski Championships in March 2020. It will be the largest race that Big White has ever hosted. (Photo: Big White Ski Resort)

Inspection done at Big White ahead of resort’s largest winter sports race

The World Airline Ski Championships will be hosted by the resort in March 2020

An inspection is being made at Big White Ski Resort ahead of the World Arline Ski Championships in March 2020. It will be the largest race that Big White has ever hosted. (Photo: Big White Ski Resort)
Kelowna Chiefs players all wore Sheridan jerseys at their home-opener win against the Chase Heat Sept. 20. The Chiefs late owner Grant Sheridan’s family joins in the pre-game memorial to honour Sheridan, who died in July. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Epic overtime battle, big turnout for memorial night to late owner of Okanagan hockey team

The KIJHL’s Kelowna Chiefs hounoured Grant Sheridan with a win in the team’s home-opener

Kelowna Chiefs players all wore Sheridan jerseys at their home-opener win against the Chase Heat Sept. 20. The Chiefs late owner Grant Sheridan’s family joins in the pre-game memorial to honour Sheridan, who died in July. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
UBC Okanagan golf team starts season with historic win

UBC Okanagan golf team starts season with historic win

Men’s team Cole Wilson led the Heat to two titles at the University of Alberta Invitational

UBC Okanagan golf team starts season with historic win
Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)                                Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)

WHL action returns to Okanagan, Rockets GM anxious for season’s start

Big off-season changes, the Memorial Cup; it’s all coming together for Bruce Hamilton

Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)                                Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)
(Photo: Jeremy Mills Facebook)

Update: Father calls for better drug recognition after 8-year-old overdoses at Okanagan school

The young child ingested an unknown substance Wednesday at a Kelowna school

(Photo: Jeremy Mills Facebook)
‘A real shame’: Okanagan MLA says factors behind Tolko mill closing should have been caught

‘A real shame’: Okanagan MLA says factors behind Tolko mill closing should have been caught

Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson said the industry is in bad shape across the province

‘A real shame’: Okanagan MLA says factors behind Tolko mill closing should have been caught
Archers take aim during competition at the 55+ BC Games in Kelowna. Bob O’Brien (left) from Nanaimo is at his third 55+ Games this year. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Archery pulls in exciting competition at 55+ BC Games

The archery champions will be presented Saturday in Kelowna

Archers take aim during competition at the 55+ BC Games in Kelowna. Bob O’Brien (left) from Nanaimo is at his third 55+ Games this year. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
A mobile home in Lake Country went up in flames on Wednesday night, Sept. 4, 2019. (Sean Thomas with Five by 5 media/courtesy to Kelowna Capital News)                                A mobile home in Lake Country went up in flames on Wednesday night, Sept. 4, 2019. (Sean Thomas with Five by 5 media/courtesy to Kelowna Capital News)

Support rolling in for Lake Country couple who lost RV in suspicious fire

A GoFundMe has been started for Bob and Tracey Whyte

A mobile home in Lake Country went up in flames on Wednesday night, Sept. 4, 2019. (Sean Thomas with Five by 5 media/courtesy to Kelowna Capital News)                                A mobile home in Lake Country went up in flames on Wednesday night, Sept. 4, 2019. (Sean Thomas with Five by 5 media/courtesy to Kelowna Capital News)
This year’s apple crop is beginning to be showcased on orchard trees across the Okanagan Valley. (Contributed)

It’s crunch time for Okanagan apple farmers

Bella Rosa Orchards’ apple season is at its peak

This year’s apple crop is beginning to be showcased on orchard trees across the Okanagan Valley. (Contributed)
Skeet shooters aim and fire during the 2019 Okanagan Open Skeet Tournament in May. (Photo - Central Okanagan Shotgun Sports Club)

Ready, aim, fire: Top-ranked skeet shooters coming to Okanagan for championships

The Central Okanagan Shotgun Sports Club will host the Western Championships in 2020

Skeet shooters aim and fire during the 2019 Okanagan Open Skeet Tournament in May. (Photo - Central Okanagan Shotgun Sports Club)
Kelowna father pleads guilty to triple murder of daughters, wife

Kelowna father pleads guilty to triple murder of daughters, wife

Jacob Forman pleaded guilty before a judge in a provincial courtroom in Kelowna Thursday

Kelowna father pleads guilty to triple murder of daughters, wife
Montreal Canadiens goalie joins Kelowna Rockets for practice

Montreal Canadiens goalie joins Kelowna Rockets for practice

Carey Price stopped in for a visit at Rockets camp Thursday

Montreal Canadiens goalie joins Kelowna Rockets for practice
The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s softball team opened up their inaugural season over the Labour Day long weekend. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

UBC Okanagan women’s softball puts good foot forward in season-opener

The Heat started their first-ever Western Collegiate Softball Association season over Labour Day

The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s softball team opened up their inaugural season over the Labour Day long weekend. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Kelowna’s Jeremy Siddall (left) poses with his seven gold medals and teammates Mike Bernemann (centre) and Ashley James (right) at the Dragon Boat World Championships in Thailand last month. (Contributed)

Okanagan dragon boater cruises to 7 gold medals at world championships

Jeremy Siddall and the Team Canada team swept their entire competition

Kelowna’s Jeremy Siddall (left) poses with his seven gold medals and teammates Mike Bernemann (centre) and Ashley James (right) at the Dragon Boat World Championships in Thailand last month. (Contributed)
Jacob Forman with family prior to Dec. 2017 (Advocate file photo).

Accused murderer of wife, two daughters in Kelowna pleads not guilty

Jacob Forman appeared in B.C. Supreme Court in Kelowna Tuesday

Jacob Forman with family prior to Dec. 2017 (Advocate file photo).
Kelowna Rockets’ Mark Liwiski (left) watches at the puck sneaks by Victoria Royals goalie in a 4-0 victory in their first pre-season game of the year. (Photo: Kelowna Rockets Images)

Rockets return WHL action to Okanagan with 4-0 win in first pre-season test

Kelowna prospects get some valuable ice time in the win over Victoria

Kelowna Rockets’ Mark Liwiski (left) watches at the puck sneaks by Victoria Royals goalie in a 4-0 victory in their first pre-season game of the year. (Photo: Kelowna Rockets Images)
(From left) Chris Smiley, Kathy Hubble and Aaron McFadden are taking over the Lake Country Judo Club to help keep the local club strong. (Kathy Hubble)

Striking up a revitalization for an Okanagan judo club

The Lake Country Judo Club is getting two new senseis to keep the almost 40-year-old dojo going

(From left) Chris Smiley, Kathy Hubble and Aaron McFadden are taking over the Lake Country Judo Club to help keep the local club strong. (Kathy Hubble)
Kaedan Korczak comes out of the locker room ready to play. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

The off-season is over, Kelowna Rockets return to action Friday night

The Rockets start their six-game pre-season against the Victoria Royals

Kaedan Korczak comes out of the locker room ready to play. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze