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Chef James Holmes of Salt and Brick in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski, Black Press Media)

Kelowna restaurant’s TV premier shines spotlight on Okanagan

Salt and Brick was featured on the Food Network on Feb. 6

Chef James Holmes of Salt and Brick in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski, Black Press Media)
Cillema Photography/Strathcona Business Improvement Association

Support your local restaurant during Dine Around Okanagan

Dine Around will run from Feb. 5 to March 7

Cillema Photography/Strathcona Business Improvement Association
Pink Shirt Day is Feb 24.

Okanagan residents can get ‘Breakfast in a Box’ this Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day is being re-imagined by the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Okanagan

Pink Shirt Day is Feb 24.
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Black Press file photos)

Kelowna, Victoria mayors call on B.C. to create housing pilot for homeless with complex needs

The co-chairs of the B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus want to work with the B.C. government to develop a five-site pilot project

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Black Press file photos)
Captian and Maria at the Shuswap BC SPCA.

Inseparable but neglected dogs at BC SPCA in desperate need of surgery

A Shuswap volunteer will match donations to the dogs’ surgery up to $5,000

Captian and Maria at the Shuswap BC SPCA.
Police outside a home on Leathead Road on Monday evening. (Jen Zielinski - Black Press Media)

Police presence at home near Ben Lee Park in Rutland

Several RCMP cruisers are on scene; Leathead closed between Franklyn and Hollywood

Police outside a home on Leathead Road on Monday evening. (Jen Zielinski - Black Press Media)
Man arrested at home on Byrne Avenue. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Reports of Kelowna house fire with entrapment unfounded, man arrested

The report prompted a large response by emergency crews

Man arrested at home on Byrne Avenue. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Crash on Highway 33 involving bus. Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News.

Truck hits BC Transit bus on Highway 33 in Kelowna

Passengers from the bus were transferred to another bus and the route is still operational

Crash on Highway 33 involving bus. Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News.
Nate Brown photo

Okanagan-Shuswap says goodbye sunshine, hello winter

Temperatures are forecasted to drop by mid-next week

Nate Brown photo
(Photo by Don Bodger)

Staff members at 3 Okanagan grocery stores test postive for COVID-19

Loblaw stores in Vernon, Kelowna and Oliver are affected

(Photo by Don Bodger)
Okanagan winter. Pixabay

Warm weather on the way for Okanagan-Shuswap

Wednesday will be the warmest day of the week with temperatures above 5 C

Okanagan winter. Pixabay
Big White Village on Dec. 16.

Big White employees fired as resort officials curb COVID-19 cluster

A COVID-19 task force is working to contain the cluster

Big White Village on Dec. 16.
Dr. Juanita Crook, radiation oncologist for BC Cancer.

Dr. Juanita Crook named chair in brachytherapy for Interior B.C.

Crook is a radiation oncologist at BC Cancer

Dr. Juanita Crook, radiation oncologist for BC Cancer.
Holly is recovering. BC SPCA

Cat abandoned outside Kelowna vet must have leg amputated

The BC SPCA is looking for donations to help with the cat’s surgery

Holly is recovering. BC SPCA
Tanya Garrett owner of Whisk Cake Company.
Tanya Garrett owner of Whisk Cake Company.

TV network renovates Rutland cafe hit by COVID-19

Whisk Cake Company got a makeover this fall

Tanya Garrett owner of Whisk Cake Company.
Tanya Garrett owner of Whisk Cake Company.
Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

First Nations Leadership Council demands justice for victims of Kelowna social worker

Union of BC Indian Chiefs calls actions of Robert Saunders nothing short of ‘complete depravity’

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

Former Kelowna social worker arrested for allegedly stealing from foster children

Robert Riley Saunders was arrested in Alberta and will be brought back to B.C. to face charges

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
Grey Man recovering after having his leg amputated. AlleyCats, Facebook.

Cat allegedly shot by pellet gun in Oliver has leg amputated

Kelowna Veterinary Hospital performed an emergency surgery to remove the leg

Grey Man recovering after having his leg amputated. AlleyCats, Facebook.
Cantina closed due to COVID. Instagram.

Cantina Kelowna closes due to COVID-19 case

The restaurant will be closed until Dec. 10

Cantina closed due to COVID. Instagram.
Friends with Dorothy opens in Victoria.

LGBT2Q+ lounge Friends with Dorothy opens second location in Victoria

The Kelowna-based lounge plans to open in Victoria mid-December

Friends with Dorothy opens in Victoria.