Kelowna News Staff

Environment Canada says the first week of spring will be a mix of sun and showers. (Pixabay)

First week of spring brings sun and showers to Okanagan Valley

Environment Canada provided a preview of the weather for this week

Environment Canada says the first week of spring will be a mix of sun and showers. (Pixabay)
On March 28, Jackknife Brewing will launch the Celebrating Sisters Brew Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada. (Photo Submitted)

Kelowna brewery launches new beer for Indigenous Brew Day

Jackknife Brewing is launching the Celebrating Sisters Brew Campaign

On March 28, Jackknife Brewing will launch the Celebrating Sisters Brew Campaign to raise awareness and funds for the missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada. (Photo Submitted)
UBC Okanagan. (File)

UBC Okanagan student charged with voyeurism

Sari Siyam is scheduled to make his first appearance in provincial court in Kelowna on April 29

UBC Okanagan. (File)
On March 16, the Big White Mountain Early Learning Centre received a $5,000 donation. The ski resort's mascot Loose Moose was on hand to help with the cheque presentation and entertain the kids.

Big money for Big White Mountain Early Learning Centre

$5,000 was donated to the centre on behalf of Big White Ski Resort

On March 16, the Big White Mountain Early Learning Centre received a $5,000 donation. The ski resort's mascot Loose Moose was on hand to help with the cheque presentation and entertain the kids.
A section of Mission Creek Greenway will be temporarily closed for two weeks.

Section of Mission Creek Greenway temporarily closed

Trails are undergoing restoration and repairs from flooding

A section of Mission Creek Greenway will be temporarily closed for two weeks.

Kelowna rent is sixth most expensive in the country

Costs are on the rise from last year

Okanagan Culinary and Pastry Arts students Jessica Madinabeitia and Mariko Nagata prepare lunches for the OC Serves Up program.

Okanagan College serves up free healthy meals to students facing food insecurity

Students who are struggling financially have access to free healthy meals through the OC Serves Up initiative.

Okanagan Culinary and Pastry Arts students Jessica Madinabeitia and Mariko Nagata prepare lunches for the OC Serves Up program.
Kelowna firefighters on scene of an apartment fire on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)

Firefighters tend to apartment blaze along Gordon Drive

Two dogs were found safe inside the unit

Kelowna firefighters on scene of an apartment fire on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)
Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray has been named shadow minister for export promotion and international trade in the shadow cabinet unveiled by new Conservative leader Erin O’Toole Tuesday, Sept. 8. (Photo submitted)

Central Okanagan MPs remain on shadow cabinet

Tracy Gray shadow minister for export promotion, international trade; Dan Albas moves to environment

Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray has been named shadow minister for export promotion and international trade in the shadow cabinet unveiled by new Conservative leader Erin O’Toole Tuesday, Sept. 8. (Photo submitted)
Westbank First Nations Chief Christopher Derickson (left) and Okanagan College president Jim Hamilton sign a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two groups, continuing a long tradition of helping one another. (Photo submitted)

Westbank First Nation, Okanagan College ink new understanding

Longstanding tradition between two organizations continues

Westbank First Nations Chief Christopher Derickson (left) and Okanagan College president Jim Hamilton sign a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two groups, continuing a long tradition of helping one another. (Photo submitted)
Vehicle brings down light post on Westside Road Thursday evening

Vehicle brings down light post on Westside Road Thursday evening

Incident occurred at the intersection of Westside Rd. and Seena Rd. at 7:50 p.m.

Vehicle brings down light post on Westside Road Thursday evening
Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?

Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?

Your morning start for Thursday, May 2020.

Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?
Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?

Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?

Susan Kootnekoff is a Kelowna barrister solicitor and a member of the B.C. and Alberta Bar

Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?
Vehicle fire in a garage in the 200 block of Poplar Point Drive in Kelowna, B.C. (Photo - Daniel Taylor)

Vehicle goes up in smoke in Kelowna garage

Fire department on-scene in 200 block of Poplar Point Drive near Knox Mountain

Vehicle fire in a garage in the 200 block of Poplar Point Drive in Kelowna, B.C. (Photo - Daniel Taylor)
Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria

Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria

States of emergency have been declared with COVID-19 spread

Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria
Kootnekoff: What is the duty of procedural fairness?

Kootnekoff: What is the duty of procedural fairness?

How to go about dealing with an organization that may be treating you unfair

Kootnekoff: What is the duty of procedural fairness?
Kootnekoff: Paid and protected leave proposed in B.C. for domestic violence victims

Kootnekoff: Paid and protected leave proposed in B.C. for domestic violence victims

The legislative amendments will assist employees impacted by ‘domestic or sexual violence’

Kootnekoff: Paid and protected leave proposed in B.C. for domestic violence victims
Kootnekoff: ‘I am out of here’

Kootnekoff: ‘I am out of here’

When is a resignation from a workplace valid?

Kootnekoff: ‘I am out of here’
Kootnekoff: Problematic experts in legal proceedings

Kootnekoff: Problematic experts in legal proceedings

Canadian courts are increasingly scrutinizing proposed experts for potential biases

Kootnekoff: Problematic experts in legal proceedings
Kootnekoff: Valentine’s Day and office romances

Kootnekoff: Valentine’s Day and office romances

Being romantically involved with a coworker isn’t illegal but can be problematic

Kootnekoff: Valentine’s Day and office romances