Alistair Waters

B.C.’s Housing Minister Selina Robinson shares a laugh with Darwin Farrell, a resident of Kelowna’s Apple Valley seniors affordable housing complex during a tour of the complex’s new third building, which opened Thursday. -Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

More affordable housing for seniors opens in Kelowna

Third and final building at the Apple Valley complex on Benvoulin Road opens

B.C.’s Housing Minister Selina Robinson shares a laugh with Darwin Farrell, a resident of Kelowna’s Apple Valley seniors affordable housing complex during a tour of the complex’s new third building, which opened Thursday. -Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Kelowna writer of controversial Conservative Facebook post apologizes

Kelowna writer of controversial Conservative Facebook post apologizes

Writer suggested Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan got his job because of affirmative action

Kelowna writer of controversial Conservative Facebook post apologizes
Offensive Facebook post by Okanagan Conservative riding association sparks outrage

Offensive Facebook post by Okanagan Conservative riding association sparks outrage

Post taken down after Conservative MP in neighbouring riding condemns it and demands removal

Offensive Facebook post by Okanagan Conservative riding association sparks outrage
The second annual Festival of Trees goes at West Kelowna’s Mission Hill Winery Nov. 23 to Jan. 4. —Image: contributed

Festival of Trees returns to West Kelowna’s Mission Hill Winery

The fundraiser for the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation will run Nov. 23 to Jan. 4

The second annual Festival of Trees goes at West Kelowna’s Mission Hill Winery Nov. 23 to Jan. 4. —Image: contributed
Maria Dobrinskaya ad Bill Tieleman and spoke for and against proportional representation respectively last month in Kelowna at a meeting of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Proportional representation vote continues to draw low numbers

Only 6.5 per cent of eligible voters have cast ballots so far in B.C. referendum

Maria Dobrinskaya ad Bill Tieleman and spoke for and against proportional representation respectively last month in Kelowna at a meeting of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
New Kelowna-Vancouver bus route off to slow start

New Kelowna-Vancouver bus route off to slow start

Ebus says business must pick up if service is to continue ‘long term’

New Kelowna-Vancouver bus route off to slow start
Long-time Kelowna volunteer was no ordinary Joe

Long-time Kelowna volunteer was no ordinary Joe

The late Joe Iafrancesco left an indelible mark as a volunteer

Long-time Kelowna volunteer was no ordinary Joe
Last year, The Salvation Army had a little help from Batman and Robin as it launched its Christmas Kettle campaign in the Central Okanagan. —Image: Capital News file

Salvation Army ready to kick off Christmas Kettle campaign in Central Okanagan

Sally Ann will have collection kettles, manned by an army of volunteers, out as of Thursday

Last year, The Salvation Army had a little help from Batman and Robin as it launched its Christmas Kettle campaign in the Central Okanagan. —Image: Capital News file
Kelowna General Hospital. - Image: -Image: Capital News file

Kelowna judge tosses claim over missing ring at Kelowna General Hospital

Judge says plaintiff failed to prove nurse received the $38,000 diamond ring from her

Kelowna General Hospital. - Image: -Image: Capital News file
Voters have until Nov. 30 to return ballots in the proportional representation referendum. —Image: Black press file

Proportional representation not proving popular with voters in Central Okanagan

With three weeks to go, fewer than 9,400 referendum votes cast in three area ridings

Voters have until Nov. 30 to return ballots in the proportional representation referendum. —Image: Black press file
An artist’s rendition of the proposed supportive housing building at 2025 Agassiz Road in Kelowna. —Image: B.C. Housing

Protests outside open house to for supportive housing proposal in Kelowna

Residents in Agassiz Road area say they don’t want harm reduction facility in their neighbourhood

An artist’s rendition of the proposed supportive housing building at 2025 Agassiz Road in Kelowna. —Image: B.C. Housing
Fair Vote Vernon took to the streets last month to promote proportional representation. —Image: Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

To change, or not to change, that is the proportional representation referendum question

Premier John Horgan and Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson to debate issue tonight, on TV, at 7 p.m.

Fair Vote Vernon took to the streets last month to promote proportional representation. —Image: Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)
—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News                                 Kelowna’s Clelia Bertolami with a copy of the certificate awarded to her mother for helping save the lives of three British soldiers during the Second World War.                                 Kelowna’s Clelia Bertolami with a copy of the certificate awarded to her mother for helping save the lives of three British soldiers during the Second World War. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Mother’s heroic act during the war brings back memories for Kelowna woman

Clelia Bartolami remembers her mom helping save three British soldiers in Italy

—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News                                 Kelowna’s Clelia Bertolami with a copy of the certificate awarded to her mother for helping save the lives of three British soldiers during the Second World War.                                 Kelowna’s Clelia Bertolami with a copy of the certificate awarded to her mother for helping save the lives of three British soldiers during the Second World War. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
CBC                                Premier John Horgan and B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson debate in Vancouver Wednesday.

Value of leaders’ proportional representation debate questioned in Kelowna

Both sides feel debate between B.C. premier and Liberal leader added little to the discussion

CBC                                Premier John Horgan and B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson debate in Vancouver Wednesday.
Lake Country man suspected in two-day crime spree in Castlegar

Lake Country man suspected in two-day crime spree in Castlegar

28-year-old man faces 13 charges, including assault with a weapon and flight from police

Lake Country man suspected in two-day crime spree in Castlegar
Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MP Stephen Fuhr in the House of Commons. —Image: Facebook

Kelowna to host B.C. federal Liberals

Liberal Party of Canada to hold its B.C. convention in Kelowna Nov. 16 and 17

Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MP Stephen Fuhr in the House of Commons. —Image: Facebook
Kelowna Canadian Italian Club president Joe Iafrancesco (second from right) with members of the club, Emma Rantucci, Romi Marcanio and Clelia Bertolani. Iafrancesco and his wife have donated more than $200,000 for projects at Kelowna General Hospital. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News

Kelowna man’s donation to Kelowna hospital project shows every penny counts

Joe Iafrancesco donates thousands of pennies collected over 50 years, and $200,000 on top of that

Kelowna Canadian Italian Club president Joe Iafrancesco (second from right) with members of the club, Emma Rantucci, Romi Marcanio and Clelia Bertolani. Iafrancesco and his wife have donated more than $200,000 for projects at Kelowna General Hospital. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News
The new Hearthstone supportive housing building on Commerce Avenue in Kelowna. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

New supportive housing in Kelowna to provide the homeless with a home

Hearthstone project ready to welcome its first 51 residents

The new Hearthstone supportive housing building on Commerce Avenue in Kelowna. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Waters: Every dog has its day…even a Greyhound

Waters: Every dog has its day…even a Greyhound

Columnist reminisces about his most memorable bus trip

Waters: Every dog has its day…even a Greyhound
The Kelowna Greyhound station, seen here before the company’s signs were removed, will close Wednesday and has been listed for sale for an asking price of $6 million. —Image: Capital News file

Kelowna Greyhound terminal deserted on second last day of operation

Just three people were on hand, all trying to figure out how to get home

The Kelowna Greyhound station, seen here before the company’s signs were removed, will close Wednesday and has been listed for sale for an asking price of $6 million. —Image: Capital News file