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Starbright Child Development Centre is set to close at the end of June. (Photo/Starbright)

Takin’ it to the streets: Rally for Kelowna’s Starbright this weekend

Rally will be held in front of Starbright, 1546 Bernard Avenue, Feb. 4, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Okanagan College’s servers were hacked in January. (Black Press file photo)

Okanagan College ‘did not entertain conversations’ about paying ransom

College calling the hacking a ‘double extortion attack’

Okanagan Okie did not see his shadow on Groundhog Dog, therefore predicting an early spring. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

UPDATE: Early spring forecast by Okanagan Okie

Stuffed Vernon marmot mascot did not see his shadow at Allan Brooks Nature Centre

The Victoria Regional Transit System will get the program in the spring, with Kelowna and other regions following over the next several months. (Black Press file photo)

Tap to pay for transit coming to Kelowna regional system

Pay with a mobile app, credit card, debit card, reloadable smart card, or mobile wallet

The Victoria Regional Transit System will get the program in the spring, with Kelowna and other regions following over the next several months. (Black Press file photo)
There is also a suggestion to plan for and protect a rapid transit corridor along Highway 97 from the bridge to UBC Okanagan. (Black Press Media file photo)

Moving Kelowna into the future: Transportation overview going to council

Fast and reliable transit, with less waiting, is also part of the big picture

There is also a suggestion to plan for and protect a rapid transit corridor along Highway 97 from the bridge to UBC Okanagan. (Black Press Media file photo)
Lake Country Brewing Co. opens at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3 at #4-10058 Highway 97. (@lakecountrybrewingco/Instagram)

Grab a beer at the new Lake Country Brewing

Lake Country Brewing opens today (Feb. 2) at 3 p.m.

Lake Country Brewing Co. opens at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3 at #4-10058 Highway 97. (@lakecountrybrewingco/Instagram)
West Kelowna Warriors forwards Ben MacDonald (9) and Luke Devlin battle for a loose puck with Vernon goalie Ethan David and defenceman Anthony Cliche during the Warriors' 4-3 BCHL shootout win Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Royal LePage Place. (Tami Quan Photography)

B.C. Hockey League scores scholarship record

So far, 174 players have U.S. NCAA Div. 1 commitments; West Kelowna Warriors have 11 players on list

West Kelowna Warriors forwards Ben MacDonald (9) and Luke Devlin battle for a loose puck with Vernon goalie Ethan David and defenceman Anthony Cliche during the Warriors' 4-3 BCHL shootout win Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Royal LePage Place. (Tami Quan Photography)
Retired musician Karen Krout reviews an Okanagan Symphony Orchestra concert in Kelowna on Jan. 20, 2023. (Submitted photo).

REVIEW: Okanagan Symphony Orchestra dazzles

Retired musician Karen Krout relays the sights and sounds from Kelowna concert, duplicated in Penticton

  • Feb 2, 2023
Retired musician Karen Krout reviews an Okanagan Symphony Orchestra concert in Kelowna on Jan. 20, 2023. (Submitted photo).
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Morning Start: Groundhog Day

Your morning start for Thursday, Feb. 2

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UPDATE: Water back on for Kelowna’s Dilworth mountain residents

Repairs are expected to be completed in the next couple of hours

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An anti-vaccination protest takes place in downtown Kelowna over the summer months. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Petition looks to change face of protests in Kelowna after ongoing ‘nuisance’

The City of Kelowna is seeking an injunction preventing David Lindsay and C.L.E.A.R. from protesting

An anti-vaccination protest takes place in downtown Kelowna over the summer months. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Crystal Hedlund (left), who operates a business, Crystal’s Baked Blessings, helps out families in need with Christmas dinners and gifts. (Submitted photo)

Burnout, death threats, stigma: Inside the life of an Okanagan non-profit operator

Three women who have tasked themselves with helping others share their stories

Crystal Hedlund (left), who operates a business, Crystal’s Baked Blessings, helps out families in need with Christmas dinners and gifts. (Submitted photo)
The BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Estate Winery in Lake Country is one of the top 100 most beloved restaurants in Canada in 2022, according to OpenTable. (50th Parallel/Facebook)
The BLOCK ONE Restaurant at 50th Parallel Estate Winery in Lake Country is one of the top 100 most beloved restaurants in Canada in 2022, according to OpenTable. (50th Parallel/Facebook)
Kelowna’s newest brewery, Buffalo Rouge Brewing, is set to open in the spring. (@buffalo.rouge.brewing/Instagram)

Kelowna couple sets down roots in turning vegetarian food truck into brewery

The Wagon food truck was a staple at the Kelowna Farmers Market since 2018

Kelowna’s newest brewery, Buffalo Rouge Brewing, is set to open in the spring. (@buffalo.rouge.brewing/Instagram)
Kelowna Secondary School (KSS) is hosting the 48th annual Interior Savings Western Canada Basketball Tournament this weekend. (@kssowlsbasketball/Instagram)

Major high school basketball tournament tips off in Kelowna

The eight team tournament features five B.C. teams, one Alberta team, and two Manitoba teams

Kelowna Secondary School (KSS) is hosting the 48th annual Interior Savings Western Canada Basketball Tournament this weekend. (@kssowlsbasketball/Instagram)
Okanagan Lake (Black Press file photo)

What’s coming up around the Central Okanagan

A list of events happening soon in the region

Okanagan Lake (Black Press file photo)
Lake Country Municipal Hall (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Lake Country residents looking at 17% tax increase

The district is accepting public comment until Feb. 23

Lake Country Municipal Hall (Photo/District of Lake Country)
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‘Being unhappy doesn’t mean the process is unfair’: Appeal for Kelowna Pastor charged with COVID violation

Arthur Lucier wants to challenge the ‘constitutionality’ of 2021 Public Health Orders and his freedoms

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Henry and June movie poster (@romanavery6/Twitter)

Morning Start: The first NC-17 movie

Your morning start for Wednesday, Feb. 1

Henry and June movie poster (@romanavery6/Twitter)
West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)

Evacuation route for West Kelowna’s Casa Loma community on hold

$750,000 was included in the 2023 budget to enhance an existing walking trail

West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)
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