Kelowna

94-year-old Kelowna Veteran and retired reverend, Dick Fletcher sits in his living room, reminiscing about his time in the military. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘Peace is the most important thing we have’: Kelowna WWII veteran reflects

Dick Fletcher is one of the last remaining Second World War veterans in Kelowna

 

Supt. Kara Triance is the Kelowna RCMP’s new top brass. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Kelowna’s new top cop promises communication, collaboration, good conduct

Kara Triance ready to tackle high-profile issues, has high expectations for detachment

 

Hiawatha RV Park will be demolished starting in February, to make room for a new condo development. Residents have four months to leave. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘I don’t know what to do’; Kelowna RV park resident pleas for eviction extension

Hiawatha RV Park residents have four months to leave the neighbourhood

 

Superintendent of the Kelowna RCMP, Kara Triance. (Capital News file)
Superintendent of the Kelowna RCMP, Kara Triance. (Capital News file)
Police identified a 1991 Chevrolet Suburban as a vehicle of interest following the death of a woman Oct. 10 near Parksville. (Submitted/RCMP)

Man turns himself in to Kelowna RCMP after fatal hit-and-run in Parksville

Man turns himself in to RCMP in Kelowna after seeing news reports

Police identified a 1991 Chevrolet Suburban as a vehicle of interest following the death of a woman Oct. 10 near Parksville. (Submitted/RCMP)
Kelowna RCMP seize drugs, weapons from downtown residence

Kelowna RCMP seize drugs, weapons from downtown residence

Search warrant was in relation to an active criminal investigation into suspected drug trafficking

Kelowna RCMP seize drugs, weapons from downtown residence
Kelowna busker lives off poems he writes on-demand

Kelowna busker lives off poems he writes on-demand

Give him a word and some coin, and he’ll write you a poem on-the-spot

Kelowna busker lives off poems he writes on-demand
Kamloops RCMP say they have a team looking for explosives found under Lafarge Bridge Wednesday, Aug. 26 (Black Press Media files)

Kamloops RCMP close Lafarge Bridge after fisherman catches bag of explosives

Police specialists are now searching for the bag left floating under the bridge

Kamloops RCMP say they have a team looking for explosives found under Lafarge Bridge Wednesday, Aug. 26 (Black Press Media files)
Police are looking to speak to an unidentified older man spotted with a previously missing Kelowna teen. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Missing Kelowna teen located

Police are still looking to speak with the unidentified man she was spotted with

Police are looking to speak to an unidentified older man spotted with a previously missing Kelowna teen. (Contributed)
Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)

Three charged in storage locker crime spree that includes Kelowna

Police say the estimated value of stolen items ‘in excess of $200,000’

Three charged in storage locker break-ins in Surrey, Langley Hope: RCMP (Photos: Surrey RCMP)
Kashif Sheikh, 46, drowned trying to save his daughter on Father’s Day. (Submitted photo)

Surrey realtor drowns in Okanagan trying to save daughter

Delta resident, 46, perishes while trying to save daughter, 13, near waterfall

Kashif Sheikh, 46, drowned trying to save his daughter on Father’s Day. (Submitted photo)
Big White Ski Resort has been closed since March 16, in response to COVID-19. Photo Facebook

‘All avoidable’: Man suffers back injury at closed Big White ski hill near Kelowna

Accident was “all avoidable” says Big White executive

Big White Ski Resort has been closed since March 16, in response to COVID-19. Photo Facebook
Ballet Kelowna explores love in Valentine’s Day show

Ballet Kelowna explores love in Valentine’s Day show

The program will showcase three Canadian choreographers’ works

Ballet Kelowna explores love in Valentine’s Day show
Kids jump to help raise funds for Kelowna toddler with cancer

Kids jump to help raise funds for Kelowna toddler with cancer

Kelowna’s Jump2It hosted a fundraiser for Elara Isagawa

Kids jump to help raise funds for Kelowna toddler with cancer
One-year-old Elara Isagawa was diagnosed with a tumour last Christmas Eve

Kelowna restaurant to hold fundraiser for one-year-old with cancer

The event is scheduled for Jan. 25 and will feature opportunities for cash donations

One-year-old Elara Isagawa was diagnosed with a tumour last Christmas Eve
Kelowna’s Malindi Elmore competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. (Contributed)

Kelowna woman crowned fastest female marathon runner in Canadian history

Malindi Elmore ran an incredible 2:24:50 at the Houston Marathon

Kelowna’s Malindi Elmore competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. (Contributed)
Kelowna, West Kelowna high in vehicle break-ins

Kelowna, West Kelowna high in vehicle break-ins

52 vehicles break-ins in downtown Kelowna alone in four week period, according to Crime Stoppers

Kelowna, West Kelowna high in vehicle break-ins
Earth homes similar to this one, are getting more interest in the Okanagan. Photo: Earth Homes with Asta Jankune FaceBook

Kelowna realtor investigating “earth homes” for the Okanagan

Sally Hollingsworth thinks earth homes are getting more and more interest.

Earth homes similar to this one, are getting more interest in the Okanagan. Photo: Earth Homes with Asta Jankune FaceBook
Kelowna bobsledder Keefer Joyce. Photo: Keefer Joyce

Kelowna bobsledder looks to bridge financial gap

Keefer Joyce, 25, is a 2022 Olympics hopeful

Kelowna bobsledder Keefer Joyce. Photo: Keefer Joyce

Kelowna rental market prices up 14.8% since March 2018

Kelowna still ranks in the top 10 most expensive cities in Canada