Jen Zielinski

(Black Press file photo).

Those experiencing homelessness in Kelowna increases from 2018

A point-in-time count conducted in March shows a jump of four per cent in homeless population

(Black Press file photo).
Kelowna Minor Baseball Facebook photo

Central Okanagan Minor Baseball suspends season due to possible COVID-19 exposure

A play within the organization came in contact with a COVID-19 positive individual

Kelowna Minor Baseball Facebook photo
A staff member at Poplar Grove Winery has tested positive for COVID-19. Image: Henry Armitage, Google.

Okanagan winery and Kelowna gym announce COVID-19 exposure

World Gym in Kelowna and Poplar Grove Winery in Naramata Bench are confirming COVID-19 exposure

A staff member at Poplar Grove Winery has tested positive for COVID-19. Image: Henry Armitage, Google.
Okie needed serious dental surgery. Image: BC SPCA

Pooch abandoned at Penticton doggy daycare suffered from oral disease

A fundraiser for Okie held by the BC SPCA surpassed its goal of $1,700

Okie needed serious dental surgery. Image: BC SPCA
Man drowns while swimming in Okanagan Lake

Man drowns while swimming in Okanagan Lake

The incident happened off the shores of West Kelowna on Thursday

Man drowns while swimming in Okanagan Lake
Generic photo of a cat’s paws, unrelated to this story. Image: Pixabay.

Predator mutilated cats in Kelowna: BC SPCA

The BC SPCA confirmed a mutilated cat was killed by a predator

Generic photo of a cat’s paws, unrelated to this story. Image: Pixabay.
Both Alder and Willow are now in the care of the BC Wildlife Park. (British Columbia Wildlife Park Instagram photo)

Orphaned Okanagan beavers admitted to rehab centre

The two beavers are in the care of the Fawcett Family Wildlife Health Centre

Both Alder and Willow are now in the care of the BC Wildlife Park. (British Columbia Wildlife Park Instagram photo)
Interior Health will not expand Police and Crisis Team

Interior Health will not expand Police and Crisis Team

Southeast Division Chief Superintendent Brad Haugli asked IH to expand the program

Interior Health will not expand Police and Crisis Team
Heavy equipment is on scene trying to resolve flooding which closed the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure/Twitter)

UPDATE: Highway 1 open to single-lane traffic west of Revelstoke due to flooding

The Needles Ferry is also experiencing major delays due to traffic backed up from Highway 1

Heavy equipment is on scene trying to resolve flooding which closed the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure/Twitter)
Image from a video taken of the arrest on May 30 in downtown Kelowna.

Kelowna officer at centre of punch-throwing arrest also faced 2018 complaint probe

Nathan Stroeder claims he filed a public complaint against Const. Siggy Pietrzak in 2018

Image from a video taken of the arrest on May 30 in downtown Kelowna.
File photo. Not a photo of any of the cats discovered dead in Kelowna.

Predator possibly killed cats in Kelowna: BC SPCA

Several cats have been found dead near parks in Kelowna

File photo. Not a photo of any of the cats discovered dead in Kelowna.
UBCO student sues Kelowna RCMP officer for alleged assault during wellness check

UBCO student sues Kelowna RCMP officer for alleged assault during wellness check

None of the allegations in the civil claim have been proven in court

UBCO student sues Kelowna RCMP officer for alleged assault during wellness check
B.C.’s police watchdog find RCMP saved the life of Lake Country man

B.C.’s police watchdog find RCMP saved the life of Lake Country man

The police watchdog was investigating following an incident on June 3

B.C.’s police watchdog find RCMP saved the life of Lake Country man
Supt. Brent Mundle, pictured in council chambers in 2017. (Capital News file)

Property crime rate down in Kelowna amid COVID-19

Supt. Brent Mundle will make his quarterly report to city council on Monday

Supt. Brent Mundle, pictured in council chambers in 2017. (Capital News file)
A storm lit up the skies in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley on Saturday. (Photo by: Jaimie Grafstrom)

Severe thunderstorm watch upgraded to a warning for Okanagan-Shuswap

Residents living in the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen are to prepare for severe weather

A storm lit up the skies in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley on Saturday. (Photo by: Jaimie Grafstrom)
Clip of video showing arrest of Kelowna man. Credit: Castanet.

Kelowna Mountie on desk duty following ‘aggressive’ arrest

The officer involved in an arrest that took place on May 30 in Kelowna has been placed on administrative duties

Clip of video showing arrest of Kelowna man. Credit: Castanet.
Adam Slight, left, and Janet Lourenco, handle a grocery order for a customer at Pauper’s Pub in Toronto on Saturday, April 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

WorkSafe BC conducted 70 inspections in the Okanagan amid B.C.’s reopening plan

WorkSafe BC has conducted 100 inspections at restaurants across the province since May 19

Adam Slight, left, and Janet Lourenco, handle a grocery order for a customer at Pauper’s Pub in Toronto on Saturday, April 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
VIDEO: Gang task force takes down two people in Kelowna

VIDEO: Gang task force takes down two people in Kelowna

Two people were arrested Wednesday morning

VIDEO: Gang task force takes down two people in Kelowna
Dan Taylor of the Kelowna Capital News meets with Plan B owner Casey Donovan to find out what it will be like to get a haircut during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jen Zielinski, Black Press Media.

Plan B reopens its doors for haircuts in Kelowna during COVID-19

Find out what getting a haircut will look like during the second phase of B.C.’s restart plan

Dan Taylor of the Kelowna Capital News meets with Plan B owner Casey Donovan to find out what it will be like to get a haircut during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jen Zielinski, Black Press Media.
This is Herb (Nate) a five-year-old rescue from the Vancouver BC SPCA who now lives with in his forever home in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)

BC SPCA launches virtual fundraiser Locked-in For Love to support animals in need

The Locked-in For Love: Home Edition fundraiser takes place from May 13 to June 13

This is Herb (Nate) a five-year-old rescue from the Vancouver BC SPCA who now lives with in his forever home in Kelowna. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)