Brittany Webster

A chair painted by artist Margaret Kyle for the 2020 Art Walk in Lake Country was recently damaged. (Facebook/Penny Smith)

Art Walk chair vandalized in Lake Country

The chair had been placed on the Rail Trail in Oyama

A chair painted by artist Margaret Kyle for the 2020 Art Walk in Lake Country was recently damaged. (Facebook/Penny Smith)
Rayna Wettberg and her son Blake pick out food at the new Central Okanagan Community Food Bank in Kelowna in 2018. (Alistair Waters - Capital News)

Big White to match donations to Central Okanagan Food Bank

The food bank averaged 200 new clients per month in 2022

Rayna Wettberg and her son Blake pick out food at the new Central Okanagan Community Food Bank in Kelowna in 2018. (Alistair Waters - Capital News)
(YMCA of Southern Interior BC/Submitted)

Childcare coming to Kelowna Airport, opportunities to study early childhood education

KF Aerospace donated $50,000 to the YMCA of Southern Interior B.C.

(YMCA of Southern Interior BC/Submitted)
A cat and her kittens in a kennel after being rescued from a duct taped box left in a dumpster in Penticton on Nov. 25, 2022. (contributed)

Cats found in duct taped box shocks Okanagan Humane Society president

The box of cats was found in a dumpster in Penticton

A cat and her kittens in a kennel after being rescued from a duct taped box left in a dumpster in Penticton on Nov. 25, 2022. (contributed)
(Pixabay image)

Dogs allowed off-leash at Kopje Regional Park in Lake Country this winter

Lake Country is also allowing dogs on-leash in Kaloya Regional Park

(Pixabay image)
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to open the second adult withdrawal management facility in Kelowna on Dec. 7, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

More treatment beds available after new withdrawal centre opens in Kelowna

The facility has 8 treatment beds and 4 transitions suites

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to open the second adult withdrawal management facility in Kelowna on Dec. 7, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Power is out for over 3,000 BC Hydro customers in West Kelowna the morning of Dec. 6, 2022. (BC Hydro/Screenshot)

UPDATE: Power returns after large outage in West Kelowna, though others go out

Power went out for 49 other customers 2 minutes before power was restored

Power is out for over 3,000 BC Hydro customers in West Kelowna the morning of Dec. 6, 2022. (BC Hydro/Screenshot)
Faculty members and students at the University of B.C. Okanagan held a short performance to pay tribute to those who have died in protests in Iran in the atrium of the engineering building on Dec. 5, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

‘Everybody dies, but not everybody lives’: UBCO remembers lives lost in Iranian protests

Paper boats were handed out in memory of Kian Pirfalak

Faculty members and students at the University of B.C. Okanagan held a short performance to pay tribute to those who have died in protests in Iran in the atrium of the engineering building on Dec. 5, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Lake Country Seniors’ Activity Centre schedule for December 2022 (Screenshot/District of Lake Country)

Lake Country Seniors Centre board president speaks out on ‘misinformation’ on programming

PrimeTime and Drop in programs are temporarily suspended

Lake Country Seniors’ Activity Centre schedule for December 2022 (Screenshot/District of Lake Country)
Image from a video taken of the arrest on May 30 in downtown Kelowna.

“Imperfect but reasonable”: judge finds Kelowna constable not guilty of assault

Const. Siggy Pietrzak was caught on camera punching a suspect during an arrest downtown

Image from a video taken of the arrest on May 30 in downtown Kelowna.
(District photo)

Lake Country fire crews collecting donations for food bank

Firefighters will be going door-to-door Dec. 4 and 6

(District photo)
Kelowna resident Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops on Friday, Nov. 11. (Kamloops RCMP/Submitted)

Friends organize search party for missing Kelowna man

The search will take place Saturday in Kamloops where he was last seen

Kelowna resident Joseph Driscoll was last seen in Kamloops on Friday, Nov. 11. (Kamloops RCMP/Submitted)
A public hearing is scheduled for Jan. 17, 2023 for Lake Country residents to share their thoughts on an application to remove six parcels of land from the Agricultural Land Reserve. (Screenshot/Lake Country)

District of Lake Country looks to redevelop land

Just over 7 hectares of land use under review

A public hearing is scheduled for Jan. 17, 2023 for Lake Country residents to share their thoughts on an application to remove six parcels of land from the Agricultural Land Reserve. (Screenshot/Lake Country)
Kelowna International Airport. —Image: Capital News file

Kelowna airport memories could win you a free trip with Flair

The contest is open to all Kelowna residents

Kelowna International Airport. —Image: Capital News file
Spring Valley Seniors Community long-term care home. (Google)

Four long-term care homes in Kelowna with communicable disease outbreaks

One facility has an outbreak of repsiratory infections, the other three with COVID-19 outbreaks

Spring Valley Seniors Community long-term care home. (Google)
The Lake Country Food Bank has received over $50,000 from the Lake Country RCMP since 2012 thanks to the Cram the Cruiser event. (Black Press file photo)

Cram the Cruiser in Lake Country this Saturday

Volunteers will be collecting donations at Save-On-Foods on Main St

The Lake Country Food Bank has received over $50,000 from the Lake Country RCMP since 2012 thanks to the Cram the Cruiser event. (Black Press file photo)
Helen Gorman Elementary School. (Google Maps/screenshot)

West Kelowna elementary school evacuated due to lingering smell

Students were moved to the gym at Glenrosa Middle School

Helen Gorman Elementary School. (Google Maps/screenshot)
Kettle Valley Neighborhood 2021 Holiday Light Up. (Facebook)
Kettle Valley Neighborhood 2021 Holiday Light Up. (Facebook)
The Shoebox Project fills boxes with essentials and small gifts to give to women experiencing homelessness in the local community. (The Shoebox Project)

Shoebox Project supports Kelowna’s women in shelters for second year

The goal is to put together a minimum of 200 shoe boxes

The Shoebox Project fills boxes with essentials and small gifts to give to women experiencing homelessness in the local community. (The Shoebox Project)
The Christmas tree at Rutland Centennial Park was lit up at a community event on Nov. 27, 2022 (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

A snowy good time at Kelowna’s Rutland Winter Light Up

Organizers estimate 3,000 people attended throughout the day

The Christmas tree at Rutland Centennial Park was lit up at a community event on Nov. 27, 2022 (Brittany Webster/Capital News)