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Vernon dance instructor remembered with love

Ruth Blencoe, co-founder of Dancing With The Vernon Stars, died Feb. 22 at age 43

Kelowna council approves first step to short-term rental regulations

On Monday, Feb. 25, council gave first reading to a zoning bylaw amendment

  • Feb 26, 2019
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Condo complex fire in West Kelowna
BC Conservation Officers give bear warning
Avalanche at SilverStar doesn't halt spring break festival
Silver Star Mountain Resort Avalanche doesn't halt festivities

Kelowna man says dog licensing fee is ‘arbitrary’

Residents have mixed opinions on fees for dog registration

Lake Country businesses recognized by community

The Lake Country Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Excellence Awards Friday

  • Feb 23, 2019

Fire suppression system failure cause of flooding at Kelowna apartment

Tenants were evacuated from a complex Feb. 4 due to flooding

Two accidents on Highway 97 near Vernon College

Emergency personnel have been called to two separate incidents on Highway 97 near Okanagan College

Kelowna subdivision slope erosion fuels landslide fears

City says up to $1.2 million in slope remedial work is required this spring

UPDATE: Skier from Denmark dies at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

No foul play is suspected

  • Feb 22, 2019

Road closures planned in downtown Kelowna for Strides to End Homelessness

The annual event takes place March 2

  • Feb 22, 2019

Students use creativity to develop ads for Kelowna businesses

Aberdeen Hall Preparatory students are designing ads

‘There is no market for it,’ Kelowna apartment recycling takes a hit

Waste Connection of Canada’s is no longer picking up certain materials in the Central Okanagan

Habitat for Humanity to hold information session for Lake Country apartments

A new complex will be built in Lake Country

  • Feb 21, 2019

Car crash causes traffic delays along Highway 97

An accident has been reported on Highway 97 and Leathead Road

  • Feb 21, 2019

Lake Country staff work to mitigate wildfire risk in Okanagan Centre

Staff have been removing forest fuels and some trees

‘His kids were No. 1’: Wife remembers man shot dead in Kamloops

Wife of Kamloops shooting victim describes him as loving, hardworking family man

Lake Country wins award for financial reporting for fourth year

The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting was awarded to the district

  • Feb 21, 2019

Niedermayer jersey retirement ceremony a dream come true

Penticton minor hockey players bring home memories of a lifetime from Niedermayer jersey retirement

Lake Country council looks to enforce pool construction

Council agreed to give the first three readings to a new building permit