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Kelowna classroom where child allegedly overdosed re-opens after cleaning

An 8-year-old was unresponsive and unable to walk after ingesting an unknown substance at school.

Unsecure wheelbarrow causes motorcycle crash in West Kelowna

One person injured in a motorcycle crash in West Kelowna.

Okanagan brothers recognized with medals of bravery for saving four from drowning in 2013

The two brothers saved four from drowning after they were swept into the rough waters of Wood Lake.

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Smash up at Okanagan Spirits in Kelowna
A hundred more fire officials called to fight Eagle Bluff wildfire
People swarm downtown Penticton for Peach Festival
Update: Wildfire in the South Okanagan remains at 280 hectares

SD23 busing situation ‘not sorted out yet’: school board

Students walking long distances to school, across highways and in locations with no sidewalks

Kelowna shopping mall shrinking slightly

Renovations to Orchard Park Shopping Centre will see it lose about 14,000-square-feet of retail space

Milkcrate Records to close at the end of the month

The venue and record shop has presented close to 400 shows over its eight years in Kelowna

‘It hasn’t gone well’: Kelowna Mayor on speculation tax

‘How were we selected? Why were some selected while others weren’t?’ asked Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran

Government costs put thousands out of work in forestry: Kelowna Chamber of Commerce

The Kelowna Chamber is “extremely concerned” about rising costs within the forestry industry

Matthews Road to close for water improvement work: City of Kelowna

For approximately four weeks, Mathews Road will be closed between Goodison and Miller roads

Man shot by RCMP in Bear Creek Provincial Park; police watchdog investigating

The man’s injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening, West Kelowna RCMP said

Update: Gunshots heard near West Kelowna campgound, RCMP investigating

Emergency crews were called to the Bear Creek Provincial Park area around 11:45 a.m. Thursday night

Kelowna job market taking a hit due to speculation tax: CHBA

CHBA-CO said the tax has led to a 22 per cent cut in residential construction work in Kelowna

Rutland Activity Centre re-opens after 2018 fire

Renovations were completed this week, just in time for the BC 55+ Games

Kelowna Tolko mill shut down for ‘indeterminate’ amount of time

Poor market conditions have caused the operation to shut down for an ‘indeterminate’ period of time

West Kelowna pot shop near elementary school to be reviewed further: school trustees

The shop would be located across the street from George Pringle Elementary School

Stage four watering restrictions lifted in Kelowna

The City of Kelowna has dropped water restrictions to stage one after clean-up of Eldorado Pump Station.

Kelowna woman argues she can safely drive while using chopsticks, judge disagrees

Corinne Jackson was pulled over and ticketed for driving without due care along Highway 33

Rain in Kelowna breaks records, causes flooding

Tuesday was one for the record books as a record amount of rain caused flooding in Kelowna

Bahamian Hurricane Dorian victims feel ‘overwhelming’ support in Kelowna

Fundraiser still on to bring Ferguson’s sister and her two-month-old child to Canada

Meet your six Kelowna-Lake Country MP candidates

The federal election is just over a month away and it’s time to start thinking about your vote