Your April 11 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

It’s unlikely that Chad Alphonse will be sentenced for the 2016 killing of his friend until at least the summer.

A fire destroyed a home in Lumby Tuesday.

Construction is underway of a new group home for individuals with developmental and physical disabilities in Salmon Arm.

Once a new federal policy comes into effect, a local addictions advocate hopes to see prescription heroin made available in Penticton.

A state of local emergency, issued for two properties in Summerland following a mudslide, has now been lifted.

The Weather forecast today for the Okanagan-Shuswap is calling a mix of sun and cloud with a 30 per cent chance of showers late this afternoon. Winds gusting up to 50 km/h this afternoon. High 14.

Tomorrow we’re looking at Showers ending near noon then mainly cloudy.High 11.

To report a typo, email:
newstips@kelownacapnews.com
.


@carmenweld
carmen.weld@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Kelowna’s Boucherie Grind sweats for a cause

The event exceeded it’s fundraising goal

UPDATE: Missing dog from high velocity Kelowna car crash found

Jewels is recovering in the comfort of her home

Moms of those killed by illicit opioids take to B.C. Legislature in call for action

Moms Stop the Harm, a nationwide network of families who have lost loved ones to overdoses rally

Power out in West Kelowna

More than 1,500 West Kelowna residents are in the dark.

Boat for Hope back on Okanagan Lake

The Variety Children’s Charity pirate themed fundraiser returns to the waters off Kelowna

VIDEO: Canadian toddler caught practising hockey skills in crib

Eli Graveline is getting praise from far and wide as the internet freaks out of cute throwback video

Serial killer Robert Pickton transferred to Quebec: victim’s family

Pickton was convicted in December 2007 of six counts of second degree murder

Mabel Lake Road roll over claims life

Armstrong man died in hospital after single vehicle roll over June 18

Thunder, strong winds possible for Okanagan

Environment Canada released the special weather statement Sunday afternoon

Man shot dead in Surrey ID’d as hockey coach and father of two

Murder of Paul Bennett – a respected Peace Arch Hospital worker and ‘champion of sport’ – ‘not random’

Canadian Syrian children’s choir not to attend festival over fears about U.S. travel

Many kids are recent immigrants from countries covered by Trump travel ban

B.C. teacher ends Jeopardy! winning streak, taking home US$69,000

Ali Hasan, from New Westminster, has been gaining fans as a “one-man invasion,” says Alex Trebek

Jett Woo highlights 5 Canucks choices on Day 2 of NHL entry draft

WHL star out of Moose Jaw tabbed in Round 2

Most Read