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Car crash causes traffic chaos on Highway 97

Car crash causes traffic chaos on Highway 97

The highway reopened around 8:30 p.m., however it took another four hours for traffic to clear

Car crash causes traffic chaos on Highway 97
The rainbow sidewalk will be installed in front of the Peachland Information Centre (Photo courtesy of Google Maps)

Peachland gets new rainbow sidewalk

Rainbow colours will soon be painted in parallel bars in front of the city’s information centre

The rainbow sidewalk will be installed in front of the Peachland Information Centre (Photo courtesy of Google Maps)
UPDATE: Highway 97 reopened north of Kelowna

UPDATE: Highway 97 reopened north of Kelowna

The highway reopened around 8:30 p.m.

UPDATE: Highway 97 reopened north of Kelowna
Only Grade 6 and 7 students will initially attend the new H.S. Grenda Middle School in Lake Country when it opens in September 2021 (File photo)

School board approves enrollment plans at future H.S. Grenda Middle School

Only Grade 6 and 7 students will be attending Lake Country school when it opens in Sept. 2021

Only Grade 6 and 7 students will initially attend the new H.S. Grenda Middle School in Lake Country when it opens in September 2021 (File photo)
Another snowfall warning has been issued for the Coquihalla Highway (Photo courtesy of Drive BC)

Second snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Another 20 cm of snow is expected to fall by early Friday

Another snowfall warning has been issued for the Coquihalla Highway (Photo courtesy of Drive BC)
Significant snowfall is expected on the Coquihalla Highway by Thursday (Photo courtesy of Drive BC)

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Up to 25 cm of snow is expected to fall in the region by Thursday

Significant snowfall is expected on the Coquihalla Highway by Thursday (Photo courtesy of Drive BC)
B.C. government clarifies rototilling rules for Okanagan lakes

B.C. government clarifies rototilling rules for Okanagan lakes

Okanagan Basin Water Board recently signed a five-year agreement for rototilling in Okanagan region

B.C. government clarifies rototilling rules for Okanagan lakes
UBCO principal Deborah Buszard speaking at the event (Connor Trembley- Kelowna Capital News)
UBCO principal Deborah Buszard speaking at the event (Connor Trembley- Kelowna Capital News)
File photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

Rental costs jump nearly 10 per cent in Central Okanagan: Report

It now costs an average $1,251 per month to rent a two-bedroom place in Central Okanagan

File photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)
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Kelowna man seeks financial help after losing eye in vehicle crash

GoFundMe was created after Jason Townsend was involved in crash last Saturday

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A view of Kelowna (file)

A partnership to invest in Central Okanagan economic growth

Parties signed a memorandum of understanding together on Tuesday

A view of Kelowna (file)
Bethany Saura passed away last Thursday at the age of 27 (Photo courtesy of The Ink Parlour Kelowna)

Kelowna residents mourn loss of 27-year-old tattoo artist Bethany Saura

Saura helped to build “The Ink Parlour” tattoo studio in Kelowna last year

Bethany Saura passed away last Thursday at the age of 27 (Photo courtesy of The Ink Parlour Kelowna)
The learning centre with the new colours (Photo courtesy of Westbank First Nation)

Paint project brings Westbank First Nation learning centre to life

WFN announced completion of project in late November

The learning centre with the new colours (Photo courtesy of Westbank First Nation)
KSS Owls women’s volleyball squad wins second consecutive provincial title

KSS Owls women’s volleyball squad wins second consecutive provincial title

4A girls volleyball team captured title in Langley this past weekend

KSS Owls women’s volleyball squad wins second consecutive provincial title
Residents enjoying the park’s winter lights (photo courtesy of RDCO)

Winter festivities at Gellatly Nut Farm to kick off later this month

Holiday festivities will occur from Dec. 18 to 22

Residents enjoying the park’s winter lights (photo courtesy of RDCO)
The Stuart Park ice rink is now open to the public (Connor Trembley - Kelowna Capital News)

Stuart Park ice rink opens for the public

Approximately ten people braved the cold to skate on opening night

The Stuart Park ice rink is now open to the public (Connor Trembley - Kelowna Capital News)
Connor Trembley, a Capital News reporter, was barred from attending a public meeting in West Kelowna on Thursday night about a controversial decision to relocate a fire station. (Connor Trembley - Capital News)

West Kelowna residents voice their opposition to new fire hall

A private meeting was held on Thursday night to discuss the future site of a new fire hall

Connor Trembley, a Capital News reporter, was barred from attending a public meeting in West Kelowna on Thursday night about a controversial decision to relocate a fire station. (Connor Trembley - Capital News)
One of the cats found in the cold in the South Okanagan - (Photo courtesy of BC SPCA)

Three of five cats freeze to death after being left in wire crate in South Okanagan

The BC SPCA is reminding pet owners to keep their animals safe inside this winter

One of the cats found in the cold in the South Okanagan - (Photo courtesy of BC SPCA)
Kelowna RCMP seek help to locate missing man

Kelowna RCMP seek help to locate missing man

William Byron Williams failed to return home after leaving his residence on Nov. 24

Kelowna RCMP seek help to locate missing man
Randy Bachman (left) performing Friday night at the Rock The Lake music festival in Kelowna. (Matthew Abrey-Black Press)

Rock the Lake line-up announced for Kelowna

April Wine, Colin James and Chilliwack are some of performers that will be at festival next August

Randy Bachman (left) performing Friday night at the Rock The Lake music festival in Kelowna. (Matthew Abrey-Black Press)