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The Okanagan Sun opened the 2019 season with a 26-3 win over the Kamloops Broncos last Saturday at the Apple Bowl. ( Douglas Farrow-contributor)

Okanagan Sun shine with season-opener win

The Sun beat the Kamloops Bronocs 26-3 on Aug. 3

The Okanagan Sun opened the 2019 season with a 26-3 win over the Kamloops Broncos last Saturday at the Apple Bowl. ( Douglas Farrow-contributor)
The misspelled sign was spotted on Big White Road last week. Photo: Mike St. Clair/Facebook

Misspelled Okanagan road sign clearly a mistake, says province

The ‘Kootney Boundry’ sign near Big White Ski Resort was spotted last week

The misspelled sign was spotted on Big White Road last week. Photo: Mike St. Clair/Facebook
West Kelowna Warriors owner Kin Dobranski (left) and former head coach and general manager Geoff Grimwood. (Alistair Waters - Kelowna Capital News)

Okanagan BCHL team’s financial partner sues, ownership responds

The lawsuit was filed against the owner of the West Kelowna Warriors July 29

West Kelowna Warriors owner Kin Dobranski (left) and former head coach and general manager Geoff Grimwood. (Alistair Waters - Kelowna Capital News)
Misspelled road sign for ‘Kootney-Boundry’ sparks confusion online

Misspelled road sign for ‘Kootney-Boundry’ sparks confusion online

Both words in a Kootenay-Boundary road sign were misspelled

Misspelled road sign for ‘Kootney-Boundry’ sparks confusion online
The Okanagan Sun home opener is Saturday at the Apple Bowl against the visiting Kamloops Broncos. (Contributed)

Okanagan Sun prepared for season’s debut

The Sun are back and ready for season opener on Aug. 3

The Okanagan Sun home opener is Saturday at the Apple Bowl against the visiting Kamloops Broncos. (Contributed)
The intersection of Butt and Brown Road in West Kelowna. (Google Maps)

Some of the best and worst street names in the Okanagan

From West Kelowna to Lake Country, check out some noteworthy street names

The intersection of Butt and Brown Road in West Kelowna. (Google Maps)
One of the last remaining street pay phones in Kelowna. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Payphones: A dying fad in the Okanagan

When did you last use a payphone?

One of the last remaining street pay phones in Kelowna. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Okanagan FC forward Darrell Plantz holds off opposing team defenders at Kelowna’s Apple Bowl in June. (One10 Photography)

Ousted at league playoffs, Okanagan FC reflect on season’s end

OKFC lost 2-1 in the knockout playoff game against the leagues’s top team

Okanagan FC forward Darrell Plantz holds off opposing team defenders at Kelowna’s Apple Bowl in June. (One10 Photography)
Okanagan business celebrates 30 years of service

Okanagan business celebrates 30 years of service

Weninger Construction and Design LTD owners reflect on the three decades in Kelowna

Okanagan business celebrates 30 years of service
Ice time conflict at Okanagan hockey rink resolved

Ice time conflict at Okanagan hockey rink resolved

Issues for ice time at Royal LePage Place in West Kelowna arose in early July

Ice time conflict at Okanagan hockey rink resolved
B.C. amateur golfer commits to UBC Okanagan

B.C. amateur golfer commits to UBC Okanagan

Kelowna’s Cole Wilson will join the Heat this upcoming season

B.C. amateur golfer commits to UBC Okanagan
Okanagan FC’s Max Morgan puts a header towards the FC Vancouver Tigers net on July 21. OKFC lost the game 4-2 but still clinched a playoff berth. (One10 Photography)

Okanagan FC squeaks into playoffs despite loss at final home game

Okanagan FC claimed final playoff spot in their first year in the Pacific Coast Soccer League

Okanagan FC’s Max Morgan puts a header towards the FC Vancouver Tigers net on July 21. OKFC lost the game 4-2 but still clinched a playoff berth. (One10 Photography)
Okanagan Electrical Systems presents cheques from charity golf tournament to Kelowna youth and mental health services CMHA Kelowna and the Kelowna Foundation Child Advocacy Centre. (From left) OES owner Noah Feist, CMHA Kelowna’s Margo Buckley, Kelowna Foundation’s Ginny Becker and OES owner Brent Stevens. (contributed)

Okanagan Electrical Systems raises $16,000 for youth and mental health services

A charity golf tournament raised money for CMHA Kelowna and Child Advocacy Centre of Kelowna

Okanagan Electrical Systems presents cheques from charity golf tournament to Kelowna youth and mental health services CMHA Kelowna and the Kelowna Foundation Child Advocacy Centre. (From left) OES owner Noah Feist, CMHA Kelowna’s Margo Buckley, Kelowna Foundation’s Ginny Becker and OES owner Brent Stevens. (contributed)
Fans gather for friends and family who joined in the 71st annual Across the Lake Swim on July 20. Donna Rubadeau finished with a 01:45:50 time. Photo: Teressa Brunton/Capital News

Across the Lake Swim sees biggest turn-out in 71 years at Okanagan Lake

There were 1325 racers registered for this year’s iconic swim

Fans gather for friends and family who joined in the 71st annual Across the Lake Swim on July 20. Donna Rubadeau finished with a 01:45:50 time. Photo: Teressa Brunton/Capital News
OGO Scooters, the first available rideshare scooters in Kelowna, made their debut in Kelowna on July 12. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News

Okanagan e-scooter company foils robberies

OGO Scooters staff helped return stolen property three times in 1st week of operations in Kelowna

OGO Scooters, the first available rideshare scooters in Kelowna, made their debut in Kelowna on July 12. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News
Natalie Spooner (middle right) poses with some young fans. Spooner is a two-time Olympic medalist in womens’ hockey and visited Kelowna to talk about her “Spoon Full of Dreams” event to youth hockey players along side the Grindstone Award Foundation. Photo: Grindstone Award Foundation

Olympian brings women empowerment in sports to the Okanagan

Two-time medalist Natalie Spooner joined the Girls Rock the Rink event in Kelowna

Natalie Spooner (middle right) poses with some young fans. Spooner is a two-time Olympic medalist in womens’ hockey and visited Kelowna to talk about her “Spoon Full of Dreams” event to youth hockey players along side the Grindstone Award Foundation. Photo: Grindstone Award Foundation
The cherry season has taken a severe hit due to recent rain damage in the Okanagan. (kempforchards.com)

435 insurance claims from Okanagan tree fruit growers so far this season

The Ministry of Agriculture is assessing the rain damage in the Okanagan

The cherry season has taken a severe hit due to recent rain damage in the Okanagan. (kempforchards.com)
Invasive mussels have encrusted this boat hull. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society)

Okanagan Basin Water Board continues call to protect B.C. waters from invasive mussels

The board is pushing for additional regulations from the government

Invasive mussels have encrusted this boat hull. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society)
Okanagan FC one win away from playoff berth

Okanagan FC one win away from playoff berth

The Kelowna soccer club finishes their season with two home games

Okanagan FC one win away from playoff berth
Okanagan orchard left rigid after worst season in 11 years

Okanagan orchard left rigid after worst season in 11 years

Lake Country’s Witzke Orchards looks to bounce back after poor weather destroys crops

Okanagan orchard left rigid after worst season in 11 years