Editorial

Cops hand out distracted driving tickets

Alberta man allegedly drives drunk and assaults officer

A 21-year-old Albertan man is facing charges after allegedly driving drunk and assaulting a police officer.

Cops hand out distracted driving tickets
Crews work on Westside Road.

Government touts Westside Road work

Millions spent over last eight years to improve what was once dubbed the worst road in B.C.

Crews work on Westside Road.
Lake Country council approved its 2017 budget.

Lake Country approves 2017 budget

Property tax increase at 3.23 percent equates to approximately $61.00 to an average single-family home.

Lake Country council approved its 2017 budget.
The regional waste reduction office ways with the recent heavy snowfall in the Central Okanagan

‘Sno way to put out your garbage container

Waste reduction office is asking Central Okanagan residents to keep garbage carts clear of snowbanks.

The regional waste reduction office ways with the recent heavy snowfall in the Central Okanagan
The exterior of the new trades training building on the Kelowna campus of Okanagan College.

Green wins gold for Okanagan College

Two environmentally friendly Okanagan College projects took top honours at the recent Tommie Awards for new buildings.

The exterior of the new trades training building on the Kelowna campus of Okanagan College.
Moon

Moon, Venus, Mars to appear in a triangle

All three will be visible Tuesday night in what astronomers call a "geocentric inferior conjunction."

Moon
Council accessible for hard of hearing

Council accessible for hard of hearing

The District of Lake Country is pleased to announce the installation of the Auris Loop assistive listening system in the Municipal hall.

Council accessible for hard of hearing
The house of tomorrow.

Video: The tale of two homes

The Wilden Living Lab project is now open to the public to visit the two homes built to two different standards and components.

The house of tomorrow.
Teaching teachers how to code

Teaching teachers how to code

UBCO in Kelowna will hold two days of workshops this week for teachers from around the Okanagan to learn about computer coding.

Teaching teachers how to code
This black lab named Buck has been missing from Evans Road in Oyama for five days.

Family searches for missing pet

$1,000 reward put up for Buck, missing in the Evans Road area of Oyama

This black lab named Buck has been missing from Evans Road in Oyama for five days.
MP Stephen Fuhr listens to questions at Lake Country Coffee House.

MP holds coffee house

After spending time in Ottawa, MP Stephen Fuhr of Kelowna — Lake Country, organized a coffee house in Lake Country.

MP Stephen Fuhr listens to questions at Lake Country Coffee House.
A stamp from the original post office in Winfield. called Alvaston.

Stamp collector unearths postal history

According to Oakley, the original post office in Lake Country (Alvaston), was erroneously attributed to local early settlor

A stamp from the original post office in Winfield. called Alvaston.
December was the deadliest month on record.

A deadly year: 156 fatally overdose in Interior

The B.C. Coroner's Service says the number of deaths, particularly from fentanyl, continues to rise.

December was the deadliest month on record.
Man smokes.

Should 21 be the new legal age to smoke?

Kelowna residents weigh in on raising the legal age to smoke in B.C.

Man smokes.
Koneline poster

Film a ‘cinematic poem’ to area in Northern B.C.

Nettie Wild's Koneline: our land beautiful comes to Kelowna for two special showings Jan. 25.

Koneline poster
Rental scam hits Okanagan.

Rental scam hits Okanagan

Realtors are warning of a rental scam in the Okanagan.

Rental scam hits Okanagan.
The first Rock The Lake event sold out in Kelowna last August.

Rock The Lake schedule released

Tickets for three days of Canadian rockers performing outdoors in downtown Kelowna are expected to hot items this summer.

The first Rock The Lake event sold out in Kelowna last August.
The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel discussion about women in the wine industry Jan. 24.

Kelowna chamber to host wine-making women

Panel discussion scheduled for Jan. 24 in Kelowna about the growing role of women in the wine industry.

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel discussion about women in the wine industry Jan. 24.
Heavy police presence at downtown Shell station in Kelowna.

VIDEO: Gas station threat a hoax

A Kelowna gas station was shut down for more than hour Thursday morning due to a suspicious package.

Heavy police presence at downtown Shell station in Kelowna.
Some hearty souls hit the waters of Wood Lake on New Year's Day in the Oyama Legion's annual Polar Bear dip.

Polar Bear dip kicks off the New Year

Oyama's annual tradition on New Year's Day sees a hearty crowd test the waters of Wood Lake

Some hearty souls hit the waters of Wood Lake on New Year's Day in the Oyama Legion's annual Polar Bear dip.