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Penticton resident Barb Jensen signed copies of her new book on Tuesday, May 24, a story first published in March. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

Penticton senior shares story of grief and understanding in new book

Alzheimerโ€™s Wife was published in March

Anna Zeitner sitting with the mini ramp that was two years in the making (Anna Zeitner/Kelowna Skateboard Association)

Kelowna Lower Mission gets a new skate ramp

The mini ramp will be open to ride on May 28

There are more than 20 varieties of tulips at the first annual Tulip Festival in Armstrong-Spallumcheen. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

More time to enjoy North Okanagan tulip festival

First Armstrong-Spallumcheen tulip festival extended to May 28, as cold spring delayed bloom of some flowers

This tiny terrier won in her first show ever (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Pups putting their best paw forward at Kelowna weekend dog show

The Kelowna Kennel Club is hosting the event from May 20-23 at the Parkinson Rec. center

This tiny terrier won in her first show ever (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
The lakefront pathway along Gellatly Road in West Kelowna is a popular spot to bike and stroll. (Photo/Capital News)

Get out and active for the long weekend in West Kelowna

Municipal offices are closed Monday, May 23.

The lakefront pathway along Gellatly Road in West Kelowna is a popular spot to bike and stroll. (Photo/Capital News)
Myra Canyon trestle, part of a network of trestles creating a trail system that has become an iconic tourist attraction for hikers and cyclists alike. (Tourism Kelowna photo)

Society that saved Myra Canyon trestles could be disbanded

Lack of new members impacts Myra Canyon Trestle Restoration Society

Myra Canyon trestle, part of a network of trestles creating a trail system that has become an iconic tourist attraction for hikers and cyclists alike. (Tourism Kelowna photo)
Residents can log their trips here for a chance to win prizes, including a grand prize trip for two to the Netherlands.(File photo/ Black Press Media)

Win a trip to Netherlands at Kelowna’s GoByBike Week

The kick-off event is May 30 at Stuart Park from 6:30 to 9 a.m.

Residents can log their trips here for a chance to win prizes, including a grand prize trip for two to the Netherlands.(File photo/ Black Press Media)
Children aged 5-12 from Rivne, Ukraine have artwork available for purchase at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna to support their fathers and brothers fighting in the war with Russia from May 15-31, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Children aged 5-12 from Rivne, Ukraine have artwork available for purchase at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna to support their fathers and brothers fighting in the war with Russia from May 15-31, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
(OFTF photo)

MP Albas gives shout out to Okanagan Forest Task Force for cleaning up backcountry

Kane Blake and the rest of the task force were publicly thanked by MP Dan Albas

(OFTF photo)
Vernon’s Dyra Pridham is graduating with a Master of Business Administration degree and will give the valedictory address at Ceremony 2 at the University of Northern British Columbia’s Prince George campus on May 27, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Vernon mother caps off educational journey as UNBC valedictorian

Dyra Pridham excelled in her MBA studies years after starting a family, proof that there are plenty of paths to get to success

Vernon’s Dyra Pridham is graduating with a Master of Business Administration degree and will give the valedictory address at Ceremony 2 at the University of Northern British Columbia’s Prince George campus on May 27, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Event will be held June 4.

Celebrate the animals with the Okanagan Humane Society

The Okanagan Humane Society hosts a night for the animals on June 4 in Kelowna

Event will be held June 4.
(Photo - Kiwanis Club of the Central Okanagan/Facebook)

75 years and counting: Kiwanis club celebrates in Kelowna

The club also announces new initiatives including a name change

(Photo - Kiwanis Club of the Central Okanagan/Facebook)
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KCR: Volunteering provides health and safety services

These columns are contributed by the KCR Community Resources

  • May 19, 2022
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Kelowna's three water parks will be open until the Labour Day Weekend. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Splashing, summer fun set for Saturday in Kelowna

The cityโ€™s three splash parks are opening for the season.

Kelowna's three water parks will be open until the Labour Day Weekend. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
Rebates from CleanBC, free lunch from FortisBC, recycling tips from regional district. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Real estate owners can be rewarded for going green in Kelowna

City promotes environmental initiatives for homeowners, apartment, hotel, motels mangers/owners.

Rebates from CleanBC, free lunch from FortisBC, recycling tips from regional district. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
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Kelowna, West Kelowna Flower Power tours back bigger and better

Gardening experts will be available to answer questions during the tours

Contributed photo
DunnEnzies Pizza downtown Kelowna (Black Press File Photo)
DunnEnzies Pizza downtown Kelowna

Kelowna restaurants make top 100 list in Canada

Restaurant reservations for the month of May up 61 per cent compared to May 2019

DunnEnzies Pizza downtown Kelowna (Black Press File Photo)
DunnEnzies Pizza downtown Kelowna
Applications for fall projects through the Neighourhood Grants program are still available through the City of Kelowna.(Photo/City of Kelowna)

Spice up your neighbourhood through Kelowna’s grant program

Looking for the means to beautify your neighbourhood? Kelowna residents interested in…

Applications for fall projects through the Neighourhood Grants program are still available through the City of Kelowna.(Photo/City of Kelowna)
People are rallying behind the Drombolis family of North Langley. Dad Shane has been battling a rare form of cancer and mom Kristine was recently diagnosed with the very same condition. (GoFundMe)

Community rallies to help B.C. couple battling rare form of cancer

GoFundMe launched after wife was diagnosed with the same rare cancer husband is fighting

People are rallying behind the Drombolis family of North Langley. Dad Shane has been battling a rare form of cancer and mom Kristine was recently diagnosed with the very same condition. (GoFundMe)
This story is about Lee and her journey with homelessness. (Photo contributed)

Stigma remains for those experiencing homelessness in Kelowna

โ€˜I was in search of a better life.โ€™

  • May 16, 2022
This story is about Lee and her journey with homelessness. (Photo contributed)