Editorial

Kelowna to host break dance competition, workshops

Fresh Coast break dance competition and work shops set for this weekend

Great Canadian Bacon Chase set for Sept. 25 in Kelowna

Not so much a race but a bacon bonanza to take place starting at Parkinson Rec.

RCMP’s annual Cops For Kids Ride set to push off Friday

The 10-day ride will pass through 18 communities in the southern B.C. Interior, raising money for sick kids.

U.S. Consulate General to hold pop-up consul in Kelowna

Calling all Americans looking for information on absentee voting and more

10 things to know about B.C.’s redesigned school curriculum

As students in Lake Country head back to the class, here's some things to learn about the redesigned school curriculum

Campfire ban lifted in Central Okanagan

Campfire ban has been in place since Aug. 19 but cooler weather and rain in the forecast prompted a lifting of the ban.

Winfield Rec Hockey League looking for teams, scorekeepers

The league has been in operation since 1975 but is looking for some help with scorekeeping and time clock operation

Nature’s Fare in Kelowna and Vernon raises more than $30,000 for Okanagan Rail Trail

Company applauds effort from its customers with matching donation program in two day campaign

Swiming/beach water quality advisory lifted for Lake Country’s Beasley, Reiswig parks

Water test results from last week put the water as safe to swim in

Downed power pole sparks fire at Predator Ridge near Lake Country

Strong winds knocked a power pole down and it came into contact with a tree in the Kokanee Road area.

Thieves in Lake Country continue to target unlocked vehicles

RCMP report 18 of 22 break-ins of vehicles were due to unlocked cars

Evacuation order/alert rescinded for Bear Creek fire near Kelowna

No orders or alerts remain in place as residents are able to head home

Campfires banned in Central Okanagan municipalities

With hot dry weather this week, officials move to ban fires in local municipalities

Holiday Park garden contest celebrates green thumbs

More than 60 people took part in the contest celebrating all things gardens

Okanagan Rail Trail fundraising keeps gaining momentum

Many community groups and individuals continue to try and raise money and awareness

Carr’s Landing Art Tour Keeps Getting Better

Art show along Lake Country's Carr's Landing ward completes 12th year with great and unique pieces of art

Kalamalka Lake splash mob spotlights fight against invasive mussels

Vernon filmmaker Brynne Morrice organizes unique event to spotlight the problem of invasive mussels entering Okanagan waters

Kelowna Rockets alumni tournament raises money for Canucks Autism Network

With a matching donation from Scotiabank of $15,000, the tournament Friday was a big success

Okanagan Rail Trail matching program nets $450,000

From July 1 to 10, people who donated to the rail trail had their donations matched

Lake Country ladies set for Kelowna’s Across the Lake Swim

Linda Hamilton, Jenny Wilkinson and Irene Linden have been practicing for the swim at Okanagan Centre