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Possible kidnapping of young girl thwarted

Police want to speak with two men in dark blue hatchback.

Upper Knox Mtn Drive closed for winter

Trails remain open through the winter. The lower portion of the drive will close Nov. 25.

Window shutter shot at S. Rutland Elementary over weekend

RCMP ask for public's assistance, after a window was shot at sometime over the past weekend at a elementary school on Mallach Road.

Vintage hand guns turned in during RCMP gun amnesty

People recognize that unwanted weapons in homes are a potential hazard.

Track local media with UBCO crowdsourcing map

The crowd-sourced map lets people track changes to media—like this newspaper—and comment on what’s going on.

Temporary off-leash dog park by tennis courts

Pets can use a temporary site on Woodsdale Road for exercise while a long-term dog park site is being developed.

Make it a ‘Handmade Holiday’

Recycled glass jars get turned into candle holders while toys are made from wool sweaters at Handmade Holiday event Nov. 19

Open house at UBCO School of Engineering

Learn what the engineers are doing at UBCO, Nov. 19

Soldiers remembered with service at UBCO, Wednesday

UBCO hosts its 11th Remembrance ceremony, Nov. 9 at the Kelowna campus courtyard.

UBCO nabs a keeper in Capri scholarship recipient, Nicholas Reitsma

Nicholas Reitsma will continue his academic and athletic focus with a scholarship to UBCO from Capri Insurance in Kelowna

UBCO research finds ways to increase health of blue-collar workers

UBC Okanagan nursing prof Joan Bottorff investigated ways to get working men to eat healthy foods and get exercise through their day.

UBCO identifies bacteria linked to acid-rock drainage at mines

Two types of microbes were identified that contribute to the rapid production of acid in mine tailing ponds.

Gord Downie cements legacy with truth and reconciliation fund

Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund recognizes wounds that will take generations to heal. Watch him interviewed tonight on CBC's The Nation

Customer perception makes a corporate reputation fly or die

Corporate social responsibility is the new business buzz word to tell one and all how you're business ethics are perceived.

Koh brings Home Made Home to Kelowna Art Gallery

Vancouver artist Germaine Koh uses local materials, often recycled, for a project that is well suited to Kelowna.

Wine experts offer international perspective on marketing

Wine Talks series opens at Okanagan College's Penticton campus.

Shoppers Drug Mart fundraises for local moms

The goal is to raise $25,000 for a cardio respiratory monitor for the KGH perinatal unit.

Ground breaks for panoramic views on Kelowna’s waterfront

Condos and townhomes will stretch across 2.1 acres, 60 feet above the shoreline in McKinley Landing.

Okanagan library users to keep getting more programs

ORL budget increase covers inflation, with a bit for new initiatives. Wi-Fi use more than doubled year-over-year.

Ned Bell contributes to sustainable seafood cookbooks

Pacific Ocean seafoods will be focus of first cookbook, co-authored by food and travel writer, Valerie Howes.