Kathy Michaels

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Start digging, it’s going to be a snowy drive to work

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Start digging, it’s going to be a snowy drive to work

Environment Canada is forecasting flurries and one city is getting a dust warning.

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Start digging, it’s going to be a snowy drive to work
Okanagan-Shuswap weather: The sun is on its way

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: The sun is on its way

Environment Canada is forecasting terrible weather today and a pleasant surprise for Tuesday

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: The sun is on its way
Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Warmer temperatures are rolling in to the valley

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Warmer temperatures are rolling in to the valley

Environment Canada is forecasting something you are all going to enjoy for Sunday

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Warmer temperatures are rolling in to the valley
The damage to the SOPA Square building entails falling tiles and debris. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Debris falling from Kelowna SOPA square causing concern

The city can’t step in because the Pandosy SOPA Square is on private property

The damage to the SOPA Square building entails falling tiles and debris. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Fines for breaking Kelowna’s short term rental bylaws will start in summer

Fines for breaking Kelowna’s short term rental bylaws will start in summer

If you’re renting out a suite and you’re not licensed, you may face upwards of $10,000 a day in fines.

Fines for breaking Kelowna’s short term rental bylaws will start in summer
The sun sets over Coldstream and Kalamalka Lake on a frosty winter evening. Temperatures are on the rise from the recent cold snap though, with Environment Canada calling for lows from -9 C today warming up to a high of 4 C with a few flurries. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Snow is expected to return

Environment Canada is forecasting flurries and one city is getting a dust warning.

The sun sets over Coldstream and Kalamalka Lake on a frosty winter evening. Temperatures are on the rise from the recent cold snap though, with Environment Canada calling for lows from -9 C today warming up to a high of 4 C with a few flurries. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran says proposed growth scenarios were supposed to be thought-provoking and stimulate dialogue, but have now become adversarial.(Alistair Waters - Capital News)

Kelowna council changes tack, supports growth strategy with more suburban feel

“I personally will take some of the responsibility for tension created in our community.”

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran says proposed growth scenarios were supposed to be thought-provoking and stimulate dialogue, but have now become adversarial.(Alistair Waters - Capital News)
West Kelowna fire fighter honored during memorial

West Kelowna fire fighter honored during memorial

A West Kelowna fire fighter was among 15 professionals honoured

West Kelowna fire fighter honored during memorial
Kelowna’s pothole problems set to begin

Kelowna’s pothole problems set to begin

This time last year city crews were working 16 hours a day to fill up the many potholes

Kelowna’s pothole problems set to begin
SUNNY DAYS … With the sun returning for the time being, life is returning in all parts of the Central Okanagan. This beautiful bird was seen soaring above the Mission sports fields on a Sunday afternoon this time last year. If you get any great photos you’d like to share send them to newsroom@lakecountrynews.net and maybe you will be our next front page dynamo. -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sun and cold throughout the day

Environment Canada is forecasting Vitamin D and chills

SUNNY DAYS … With the sun returning for the time being, life is returning in all parts of the Central Okanagan. This beautiful bird was seen soaring above the Mission sports fields on a Sunday afternoon this time last year. If you get any great photos you’d like to share send them to newsroom@lakecountrynews.net and maybe you will be our next front page dynamo. -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor -Image: Douglas Farrow/Contributor
Kelowna looks at big fines for people who contravene short term rental bylaws

Kelowna looks at big fines for people who contravene short term rental bylaws

If you’re renting out a suite and you’re not licensed, you may face upwards of $10,000 a day in fines.

Kelowna looks at big fines for people who contravene short term rental bylaws
Kelowna city council. -Image: Alistair Waters

Kelowna council to look at urban vs. suburban growth

What would you like to see?

Kelowna city council. -Image: Alistair Waters
Pads and tampons already free at Central Okanagan schools

Pads and tampons already free at Central Okanagan schools

“Access to free feminine hygiene products at school has never been an issue.”

Pads and tampons already free at Central Okanagan schools
West Kelowna teacher pleads guilty to sexual exploitation

West Kelowna teacher pleads guilty to sexual exploitation

The charges date back to the spring of 2018 and Furman is currently out on bail.

West Kelowna teacher pleads guilty to sexual exploitation
Kelowna’s first sign of spring has sprung

Kelowna’s first sign of spring has sprung

This month was 6.5 C colder than normal.

Kelowna’s first sign of spring has sprung
Kelowna shivers through second coldest February on the books

Kelowna shivers through second coldest February on the books

This month was 6.5 C colder than normal.

Kelowna shivers through second coldest February on the books
Perspective sketch of Bernard Block from St. Paul Street and Bernard Avenue. (IMAGE CREDIT: MISSION GROUP)

Kelowna developer proposes two more towers for Bargain Shop site

The Mission Group has submitted a development plan for two towers.

Perspective sketch of Bernard Block from St. Paul Street and Bernard Avenue. (IMAGE CREDIT: MISSION GROUP)
Perspective sketch of Bernard Block from St. Paul Street and Bernard Avenue. (IMAGE CREDIT: MISSION GROUP)

Two more towers, loads of retail and more parking proposed for Bargain Shop site

The Mission Group has submitted a development plan for two towers.

Perspective sketch of Bernard Block from St. Paul Street and Bernard Avenue. (IMAGE CREDIT: MISSION GROUP)
Cougar and cub on the move in Kelowna video

Cougar and cub on the move in Kelowna video

It’s not the first time he’s had such a view of the natural world around him.

Cougar and cub on the move in Kelowna video
Kelowna families to carry burden of costly repair work

Kelowna families to carry burden of costly repair work

Sara Potton and her husband inherited a costly problem they fear will cause financial devastation.

Kelowna families to carry burden of costly repair work