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RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

UPDATE: RCMP locate missing Vernon woman

Update: The 41-year-old Vernon woman last seen Dec. 18 has been found

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2020, file photo, health care workers prepare to test motorists for COVID-19 at a testing site outside McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, R.I. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Interior Health ‘cautiously optimistic’ following drop in COVID-19 cases, testing at Big White

To date, 44 of the cases reside on Big White Mountain and 57 remain active.

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2020, file photo, health care workers prepare to test motorists for COVID-19 at a testing site outside McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, R.I. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Social activity in homes and accommodation at Big White Ski Resort has resulted in the transmission of COVID-19. (Big White Ski Resort photo)

Big White Ski Resort pulls passes, cancels bookings for non-locals

Anyone not within 150 km of resort not allowed to come for holidays

Social activity in homes and accommodation at Big White Ski Resort has resulted in the transmission of COVID-19. (Big White Ski Resort photo)
Kelowna RCMP are seeking further witnesses, victims after man chased and assaulted strangers downtown Kelowna Friday morning. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press file)

Man arrested after allegedly chasing, assaulting strangers downtown Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP seeking further witnesses, victims, after incident downtown Friday morning

Kelowna RCMP are seeking further witnesses, victims after man chased and assaulted strangers downtown Kelowna Friday morning. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press file)
Cases of COVID-19 have been announced at two more Kelowna schools. (File photo)

Two more Kelowna schools confirm COVID-19 exposures

In the past three days, 13 local schools have reported COVID-19 exposures, some repeatedly

Cases of COVID-19 have been announced at two more Kelowna schools. (File photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

UPDATE: Missing West Kelowna boy found

10-year-old was reported missing late Thursday night

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
3911 Old Vernon Road. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Fire crews respond to blaze on Old Vernon Road in Kelowna

Crews confirmed no injuries came as a result of the fire

3911 Old Vernon Road. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
For years 77-year-old Lance woke up every morning cold, shivering under layers of blankets. His shelter was his truck, but it was hardly a home. But now, thanks to the generosity of thousands of strangers, Lance has a way out. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Community rallies around Kelowna senior living in truck

For the first time in years a 77-year-old is sleeping in a warm bed

For years 77-year-old Lance woke up every morning cold, shivering under layers of blankets. His shelter was his truck, but it was hardly a home. But now, thanks to the generosity of thousands of strangers, Lance has a way out. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Rent in Kelowna remains fifth most expensive in country, according to PadMapper. (File)

Kelowna rent remains fifth most expensive in country

New data shows Kelowna rent rose in December, contrary to other large cities which dropped

Rent in Kelowna remains fifth most expensive in country, according to PadMapper. (File)
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Large fire destroys West Kelowna boat storage building

Residents in the area have been asked to shut their windows and doors

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Kelowna RCMP will not be allocating additional resorces to patrol or be stationed at Big White Ski Resort, despite requests from management to enforce public health guidelines. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media)

RCMP won’t send additional resources to Big White, despite requests

Big White Ski Resort management requests additional resources to enforce public health guidelines

Kelowna RCMP will not be allocating additional resorces to patrol or be stationed at Big White Ski Resort, despite requests from management to enforce public health guidelines. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media)
Social activity in homes and accommodation at Big White Ski Resort has resulted in the transmission of COVID-19. (Big White Ski Resort photo)

BREAKING: 60 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Big White Ski Resort cluster

Interior Health (IH) attributes most of the cases to shared housing, social gatherings

Social activity in homes and accommodation at Big White Ski Resort has resulted in the transmission of COVID-19. (Big White Ski Resort photo)
(Big White Ski Resort)

Big White Ski Resort braces for more COVID-19 cases, calls for RCMP enforcement

120 people tested so far for COVID-19, cases attributed to private residences, gatherings

(Big White Ski Resort)
A West Cabs driver was investigated for an incident which allegedly took place in November. (West Cabs)

No charges for West Kelowna cab driver involved in alleged mask altercation

The driver can also return to work if he so wishes

A West Cabs driver was investigated for an incident which allegedly took place in November. (West Cabs)
RCMP were in attendance at a rally downtown Kelowna Dec. 12 which protested COVID-19 restrictions. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

COVID-19: Kelowna Mounties issue ticket to organizer of anti-restriction rally

RCMP encourage everyone to comply with provincial health orders ‘so enforcement not needed’

RCMP were in attendance at a rally downtown Kelowna Dec. 12 which protested COVID-19 restrictions. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Loblaw Companies Ltd. has confirmed one of their Kelowna Superstore employees has tested positive for COVID-19.

Kelowna Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19

Loblaw Companies Ltd. announced the exposure Saturday, Dec. 12

Loblaw Companies Ltd. has confirmed one of their Kelowna Superstore employees has tested positive for COVID-19.
Anti-mask protesters blocked traffic downtown Kelowna today. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Large anti-mask protest blocks downtown Kelowna traffic

Anti-mask and anti-government protesters, in the hundreds, gathered downtown Saturday

Anti-mask protesters blocked traffic downtown Kelowna today. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
(Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Exposures of COVID-19 reported at three Central Okanagan schools

Two schools in Kelowna, one in West Kelowna report exposures of the Coronavirus on Dec. 11

(Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Dash, a long-haired Chihuahua, was stolen from a Lake Country home on Dec. 10. (Facebook)

RCMP investigating theft of puppy from Lake Country home

“The kids are absolutely devastated,” states Okanagan mother after children’s dog stolen

Dash, a long-haired Chihuahua, was stolen from a Lake Country home on Dec. 10. (Facebook)
Sun City Liquidations and Auctions on Enterprise Way was recently robbed. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘We’re just trying to make a living’: Watch heist leaves Kelowna business speechless

Sun City Liquidations and Auctions was robbed of over $3,000 in watches on Dec. 8

Sun City Liquidations and Auctions on Enterprise Way was recently robbed. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)