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Giving Kelowna drivers a wider berth

The $60-million project to widen part of Highway 97 through Kelowna is now 40 per cent complete.

People’s Soda earns Dragons’ seal of approval

Penticton entrepreneur Jason Cox entered the Dragons’ Den armed only with his craft soda

Okanagan Spirits hauls in the medals

Vernon distillery receives top honours for Laird of Fintry single malt

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

UPDATE: Friends rally around man pulled from burning building

Fire crews pulled one man from a Kelowna building that caught fire Wednesday morning.

Kin racetrack case back in the gates

Dates have been set for court case between Okanagan Equestrian Society and City of Vernon

Roundabouts 101

Do you know how to use a roundabout?

Do you know how to use a roundabout?
  • 16 hours ago


The demand for shoes increases


Paul Hergott talks distracted driving


Spring is finally here


Funding for affordable housing announced

The province has committed $2.4 million in capital funding towards the project

School projects move ahead

Projects planned for Lake Country and Rutland Middle moving toward final funding stage

Food banks receive boost

$10 million is being provided to Food Banks BC to help the organization’s 10 food banks

Hunting fees will now go to wildlife management

New agency to be set up to administer the money

Marijuana dispensary closing

Was this Jukka Laurio’s final appearance before council?

Trail drives parking concerns

Trail users clogging up nearby roads with parking - concerning residents and nearby facilities

Drinking water bylaw stopped in tracks

At a public hearing, a bylaw aimed at protecting the water intake in Kalamalka Lake was put on hold

Work starts on Scotty Creek sports box

Box to be used for both summer and winter sports.

City delighted with millions for water project

Kelowna gets $43.9 million SEKID grant approved by federal and provincial government

Funding for job seekers

Feds and province to continue funding local job preparation programs.

New health sciences centre planned for Okangan College

Province contributing $15.4 million of the $18.9 million cost.

New medical clinic receives more than 2,000 applications

Turtle Bay Medical Clinic is currently accepting applications for the Lake Country community

Child dies in Enderby accident

Two-year-old hit by vehicle on rural property Monday

  • Mar 21st, 2017

VIDEO: Helicopter rescues teens from cliff

Two 16-year-old boys were stranded on a rock cliff along the Okanagan Rail Trail at about 3 p.m. Monday