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Kelowna’s Kyle Topping warms up on the ice against the Vancouver Giants at Prospera Place on January 26. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)

‘I’ll always call Kelowna a second home’: Rockets veteran looks back on junior career

It was a heartbreaking end for Kyle Topping, but it doesn’t take away from the four special years

Kelowna’s Kyle Topping warms up on the ice against the Vancouver Giants at Prospera Place on January 26. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)
The Regional District of the Central Okanagan hopes to keep garbage pickup running smoothly during COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: Black Press Media file photo)

Keep garbage collection running smoothly during pandemic: RDCO

The Regional District of Central Okanagan gives update on services

The Regional District of the Central Okanagan hopes to keep garbage pickup running smoothly during COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: Black Press Media file photo)
(Photo: Adina Voicu/Pixabay)

Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call

BC 1 Call gives free checks for utilities in the area of a desired outdoor project

(Photo: Adina Voicu/Pixabay)
(The City of West Kelowna)

West Kelowna pauses Re-leaf Program after COVID-19 confirmed at local nursery

Tree deliveries are paused until further notice after outbreak confirmed March 31

(The City of West Kelowna)
(from left) West Kelowna city councillors Carol Zanon, Doug Findlater, Jason Friesen, Rick de Jong, Stephen Johnston and mayor Gord Mislom at the Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant. (Capital News file photo)

City of West Kelowna to start blasting at Rose Valley Treatment Plant

Early site work at the new water treatment plant starts this week

(from left) West Kelowna city councillors Carol Zanon, Doug Findlater, Jason Friesen, Rick de Jong, Stephen Johnston and mayor Gord Mislom at the Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant. (Capital News file photo)
Kelowna Rotarian Dick Dumond watches his “drive-by birthday party” on March 28 as friends and family keep their distance while still celebrating. (Contributed)

Kelowna Rotarian celebrates birthday with ‘drive-by’ parade party

Dick Dumond was surprised by the motorcade on his birthday over the weekend

Kelowna Rotarian Dick Dumond watches his “drive-by birthday party” on March 28 as friends and family keep their distance while still celebrating. (Contributed)
RCMP, firefighters rally in support for health care workers in Kelowna

RCMP, firefighters rally in support for health care workers in Kelowna

Pandosy Street was packed with supporters Saturday night

RCMP, firefighters rally in support for health care workers in Kelowna
Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)

Kelowna RCMP plan mini parade past KGH to recognize health care workers

Kelowna officers will flash lights and sounds both Saturday and Sunday night

Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)
UBC Okanagan’s Amaya Perry (#19), who won the U Sports Rookie of the Year in early March, wins the UBCO Heat Athletics Award for Female Rookie of the Year. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

Perry and Stanley awarded top UBC Okanagan rookies

The volleyball star and soccer star won the prize over Heat’s virtual awards banquet

UBC Okanagan’s Amaya Perry (#19), who won the U Sports Rookie of the Year in early March, wins the UBCO Heat Athletics Award for Female Rookie of the Year. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)
West Kelowna Mayor Gord Milsom. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)

West Kelowna using videos to keep residents informed during social distancing

Daily videos from city staff will give updates on city business

West Kelowna Mayor Gord Milsom. (Michael Rodriguez - Kelowna Capital News)
Kelowna RCMP precinct. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna RCMP make changes to lessen COVID-19 impact

The City of Kelowna and the RCMP take further precautions

Kelowna RCMP precinct. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Central Okanagan MLAs (left to right) Ben Stewart (Kelowna West), Norm Letnick (Kelowna-Lake COuntry) and Steve Thomson (Kelowna-Mission). (Alistair Waters - Capital News)

Kelowna West MLA confident in Interior Health during COVID-19 pandemic

Ben Stewart said to have trust in the province’s health experts

Central Okanagan MLAs (left to right) Ben Stewart (Kelowna West), Norm Letnick (Kelowna-Lake COuntry) and Steve Thomson (Kelowna-Mission). (Alistair Waters - Capital News)
Okanagan-based writers will be giving virtual readings of their work during the COVID-19 pandemic with proceeds going to non-profits in the Okanagan. (Contributed)

Okanagan writers support local charities with Virtual Reading Series

Read Local Okanagan puts on the series featuring over 10 local writers and artists

Okanagan-based writers will be giving virtual readings of their work during the COVID-19 pandemic with proceeds going to non-profits in the Okanagan. (Contributed)
(Capital News stock photo)

Water advisory issued for West Kelowna’s Lakeview Water System

The city issued the notice Wednesday evening

(Capital News stock photo)
West Kelowna Warriors captain Jake Harrison will head to the University of Nebraska to continue his hockey career in the 2020-21 season. (Photo: Tami Quan Photography)

Warriors’ captain commits to University of Nebraska Omaha

West Kelowna’s Jake Harrison will continue his hockey career in the NCAA

West Kelowna Warriors captain Jake Harrison will head to the University of Nebraska to continue his hockey career in the 2020-21 season. (Photo: Tami Quan Photography)
Bruce Hamilton, owner and general manager sits with Lorne Frey, director of player personnel of the Kelowna Rockets (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)

Kelowna Rockets take teammates at U.S. Prospects Draft

The Rockets off-season starts March 25 with WHL Bantam Draft coming in four weeks

Bruce Hamilton, owner and general manager sits with Lorne Frey, director of player personnel of the Kelowna Rockets (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)
The Kelowna General Hospital Foundation has set up the White Heart Project to show support to front-line caregivers at KGH. (KGH Foundation)

KGH Foundation White Heart Project to support and recognize Kelowna caregivers

The project looks to share kind words and support for local healthcare staff

The Kelowna General Hospital Foundation has set up the White Heart Project to show support to front-line caregivers at KGH. (KGH Foundation)
UBC Okanagan’s Amaya Perry (#19), who won the U Sports Rookie of the Year in early March, has been named a UBCO Heat Athletics Award finalist. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

UBC Okanagan names Heat Athletic Awards finalists

The 29th annual award celebration was cancelled but Heat athletes still honoured by UBCO

UBC Okanagan’s Amaya Perry (#19), who won the U Sports Rookie of the Year in early March, has been named a UBCO Heat Athletics Award finalist. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)
Kelowna Olympic swimmer Kierra Smith was ready to perform on the world’s biggest stage until the 2020 Olympics were postponed because of COVID-19. (Photo: Kierra Smth)

Kelowna Olympian finds silver lining in postponement of summer Olympics

Swimmer Kierra Smith returns to the Okanagan to start an extra year of training

Kelowna Olympic swimmer Kierra Smith was ready to perform on the world’s biggest stage until the 2020 Olympics were postponed because of COVID-19. (Photo: Kierra Smth)
Team Canada members swept the first rock of the 2018 Winn Rentals World Mixed Curling Championship at the Kelowna Curling Club. (Photo: Rob Balsdon)

COVID-19: Kelowna Curling Club closes indefinitely

The club is the latest addition to a long list of closed businesses in the Okanagan

Team Canada members swept the first rock of the 2018 Winn Rentals World Mixed Curling Championship at the Kelowna Curling Club. (Photo: Rob Balsdon)