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Two kids play video games at the Kelowna library using bananas as controllers. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News

That’s bananas! New tech shown off at Okanagan library

The library’s new ‘maker space’ offers cutting edge technology in Kelowna

Two kids play video games at the Kelowna library using bananas as controllers. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News
The Okanagan’s Valley of Champions returns. Age groups range from nine to 17 with 69 teams converging over Kelowna this weekend. (valleyofchampions.com)

Valley of Champions tournament returns to Okanagan

The Kelowna tournament will host almost 70 teams from B.C. and Alberta

The Okanagan’s Valley of Champions returns. Age groups range from nine to 17 with 69 teams converging over Kelowna this weekend. (valleyofchampions.com)
OGO scooters will look to be the first electric scooter rideshare program in Kelowna. (OGO Scooters)

OGO e-scooters zooming into the Okanagan

The electric scooter rideshare program will be launched July 12 in Kelowna

OGO scooters will look to be the first electric scooter rideshare program in Kelowna. (OGO Scooters)
West Kelowna wants to build a soccer dome similar to the one in Kelowna. Image: Kelowna United

Okanagan multi-sport dome completion on track

City council got an update on the $4.1 million West Kelowna project

West Kelowna wants to build a soccer dome similar to the one in Kelowna. Image: Kelowna United
Okanagan FC dropped their two games this past weekend. OKFC has four remaining games this season, all home games, before their inaugural season in the Pacific Coast Soccer League ends. Photo: One10 Photography

Okanagan FC on critical final stretch of season

With 4 games left, Okanagan FC sit only 2 points back of the final playoff spot

Okanagan FC dropped their two games this past weekend. OKFC has four remaining games this season, all home games, before their inaugural season in the Pacific Coast Soccer League ends. Photo: One10 Photography
West Kelowna’s Mary Jane’s could soon transition from apparel to recreational cannabis retailer in 2019. Photo: FaceBook

West Kelowna pot shops shipped off for provincial licenses

The City of West Kelowna have put the stamp of approval on 5 local non-medical cannabis retailers

West Kelowna’s Mary Jane’s could soon transition from apparel to recreational cannabis retailer in 2019. Photo: FaceBook
(Left) Apple Triathlon board chair Judy Bishop, triathlete Brock Hoel, Triathlon Canada CEO Kim Van Bruggen and Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran thank the volunteers and sponsors as the Apple Triathlon gets ready to kick off July 6. Photo: Mackenzie Britton - Capital News

Apple Triathlon ready to kick off

The triathlon returns July 6 after a two-year hiatus

(Left) Apple Triathlon board chair Judy Bishop, triathlete Brock Hoel, Triathlon Canada CEO Kim Van Bruggen and Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran thank the volunteers and sponsors as the Apple Triathlon gets ready to kick off July 6. Photo: Mackenzie Britton - Capital News
Pianos to punches: Okanagan musician boxes for charity

Pianos to punches: Okanagan musician boxes for charity

Neville Bowman is stepping into the ring as a “three-round hero” in Kelowna on July 6

Pianos to punches: Okanagan musician boxes for charity
Okanagan FC return to Kelowna’s Apple Bowl on July 7. Photo: One10 Photography

Okanagan FC add two wins after challenging road trip

OKFC returns to the Apple Bowl for their next home game July 7

Okanagan FC return to Kelowna’s Apple Bowl on July 7. Photo: One10 Photography
The second Gorges/Comeau Homebase Charity Tournament drew a packed crowd at Elks Stadium June 28. Photo: KGH Foundation

NHLer packed charity game raises $212,000 for Okanagan charity

The Gorges/Comeau Homebase Charity Tournament brought the stars to the Okanagan

The second Gorges/Comeau Homebase Charity Tournament drew a packed crowd at Elks Stadium June 28. Photo: KGH Foundation
Caribbean comedian finding laughs in the Okanagan

Caribbean comedian finding laughs in the Okanagan

Randy Jernidier started performing in 2017

Caribbean comedian finding laughs in the Okanagan
Josh Gorges’ Homebase charity slo-pitch game drew over 500 fans at Elk Stadium Friday night. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News

NHL star-studded charity game draws packed crowd in Okanagan stadium

The Gorges/Comeau Homebase Charity Tournament returned for its 2nd year in Kelowna

Josh Gorges’ Homebase charity slo-pitch game drew over 500 fans at Elk Stadium Friday night. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News
West Kelowna Warriors owner Kin Dobranski (left) had reinstated head coach and general manager Geoff Grimwood in September. Grimwood was fired again in January. (Alistair Waters - Capital News)

Former coach sues West Kelowna Warriors owner

Geoff Grimwood was fired by the BCHL club in January

West Kelowna Warriors owner Kin Dobranski (left) had reinstated head coach and general manager Geoff Grimwood in September. Grimwood was fired again in January. (Alistair Waters - Capital News)
The “Three Round Heroes” training and fundraising comes to a completion when the charity boxing match kicks off July 6 in Rutland. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Okanagan boxers laced up and ready for charity fight

“Three round heroes” charity fights come to Kelowna July 6

The “Three Round Heroes” training and fundraising comes to a completion when the charity boxing match kicks off July 6 in Rutland. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Lake Country’s Taelor Gashnitz is competing for the Ms Health and Fitness 2019 Competition. (Contributed - Ms Health and Fitness)

Okanagan mom competes for fitness greatness

Taelor Gaschnitz is competing in the Ms Health and Fitness 2019 competition

Lake Country’s Taelor Gashnitz is competing for the Ms Health and Fitness 2019 Competition. (Contributed - Ms Health and Fitness)
Kelowna hockey star Josh Gorges welcomes other hockey stars for the 2018 Homebase Tournament Charity Game. The tournament returns this Canada Day weekend. Photo - Jon Adrian

NHL stars return to Okanagan for charity slo-pitch game

The Gorges/Comeau Homebase Chairty Tournament returns June 28 in Kelowna

Kelowna hockey star Josh Gorges welcomes other hockey stars for the 2018 Homebase Tournament Charity Game. The tournament returns this Canada Day weekend. Photo - Jon Adrian
Marthe Cohn’s book details her journey during the Second World War. Cohn visits Kelowna to tell her story July 16. (Contributed)

98-year-old French spy to recount Second World War story in Okanagan

Marthe Cohn comes to Kelowna to tell her story July 16

Marthe Cohn’s book details her journey during the Second World War. Cohn visits Kelowna to tell her story July 16. (Contributed)
Okanagan marathoner bests former Canucks at Vancouver race

Okanagan marathoner bests former Canucks at Vancouver race

Vik Bains raced Daniel and Henrik Sedin and finished just ahead at the 2019 Scotiabank Half Marathon

Okanagan marathoner bests former Canucks at Vancouver race
Big West Wrestling Champ Chucky Lee Ray will be a favourite at the upcoming Big West Wrestling Shows at Westside Daze on July 13. Photo: Westside Daze

Big West Wrestling added to Okanagan fair

It’s the first time the “Okanagan-Strong” wrestlers have been featured at Westside Daze

Big West Wrestling Champ Chucky Lee Ray will be a favourite at the upcoming Big West Wrestling Shows at Westside Daze on July 13. Photo: Westside Daze
Kelowna RCMP building on Richter Street (file)

Woman sues Kelowna RCMP officer over ‘abhorrent’ interrogation in sex assault case

The woman involved in the 2012 interrogation is suing the officer and B.C.’s Minister of Justice

Kelowna RCMP building on Richter Street (file)