Okanagan

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Summerland’s snow levels significantly higher than normal

Measurement at Summerland Reservor 189 per cent of historical average

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Grey Fox Brewing is the newest brewery in the Okanagan and is the first that is fully gluten-free. (@greyfoxbrewery/Instagram)

Grab a growler of gluten-free beer at new Lake Country brewery

Beers to be available at a number of local distributors

Grey Fox Brewing is the newest brewery in the Okanagan and is the first that is fully gluten-free. (@greyfoxbrewery/Instagram)
Kelowna Fire Department (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
Kelowna Fire Department (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
The Kelowna housing market went up 14 per cent according to the 2023 BC Assessment. (@khzny/Twitter)

Less demand, more options give hope to Okanagan housing market

Second half of 2022 showed improvement from assessment date, says realtor

The Kelowna housing market went up 14 per cent according to the 2023 BC Assessment. (@khzny/Twitter)
Kelowna Fire Department on the ice at Kelowna Golf and Country Club for cold water training on Jan. 5, 2023. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Kelowna reporter takes the plunge with firefighters for cold water training

Kelowna Fire Department renews skills with annual training

Kelowna Fire Department on the ice at Kelowna Golf and Country Club for cold water training on Jan. 5, 2023. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Cris Derksen is the guest artist on cello, presenting Round Dance at the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra performances Jan. 20 and 21. (Contributed)
Cris Derksen is the guest artist on cello, presenting Round Dance at the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra performances Jan. 20 and 21. (Contributed)
The Kelowna International Airport experienced many delays and cancellations over the holidays because of weather conditions. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Holiday rush slowing down at Kelowna’s airport as majority of bags picked up

YLW’s operations are almost fully on-time after the holiday rush

The Kelowna International Airport experienced many delays and cancellations over the holidays because of weather conditions. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
Golden is on the road to recovery. (AlleyCats/ Facebook)

Emaciated cat staggers the ‘Golden Mile’ to seek refuge at South Okanagan winery

Golden the tabby is now in the care of AlleyCats Alliance

Golden is on the road to recovery. (AlleyCats/ Facebook)
The Kelowna Rockets lost their sixth straight game on Tuesday night, falling 4-2 to the Victoria Royals. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)

Special teams struggle as Kelowna Rockets lose sixth straight game

The Rockets are back in action on Friday, Jan. 13 at Prospera Place

The Kelowna Rockets lost their sixth straight game on Tuesday night, falling 4-2 to the Victoria Royals. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)
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Morning Start: Watermelons

Your morning start for Wednesday, Jan. 4

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This home on Pixton Road in Lake Country is the most expensive home in the Thompson-Okanagan, 156th in the province according to BC Assessment. (Pricey Pads/Facebook)

Housing prices on the rise around Thompson-Okanagan

Kelowna has a 14 per cent increase in the last year

This home on Pixton Road in Lake Country is the most expensive home in the Thompson-Okanagan, 156th in the province according to BC Assessment. (Pricey Pads/Facebook)
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Morning Start: The moon is moving away from the Earth

Your morning start for Tuesday, Jan. 3

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The Lake Country Native Association held their 25th annual Winter Family Gathering Pow Wow at Winfield Memorial Hall on Saturday, Nov 19. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
The Lake Country Native Association held their 25th annual Winter Family Gathering Pow Wow at Winfield Memorial Hall on Saturday, Nov 19. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
Katherine McIlravey died from injuries suffered Aug.1, 2022, from an RV fire in Enderby. (Sitara Liquor/Facebook)

August 2022: Lake Country liquor store owner dies in Enderby RV fire

Katherine McIlravey died on Aug. 1 from her injuries

Katherine McIlravey died from injuries suffered Aug.1, 2022, from an RV fire in Enderby. (Sitara Liquor/Facebook)
A cyclist died after a crash with a vehicle on Highway 97 between Lake Country and Kelowna on May 24. 
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May 2022: Two strange vehicle crashes happen within three days

The crash on Highway 97 led to a fatality

A cyclist died after a crash with a vehicle on Highway 97 between Lake Country and Kelowna on May 24. 
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Sea Otters in love. (Contributed)

Top 10 fun facts of the year

Top 10 fun facts of the year from Black Press Okanagan’s Morning Starts

Sea Otters in love. (Contributed)
The first baby of 2023 was born in Abbotsford. In the Okanagan, the first tyke was born in Penticton, and in the Interior Health region, the first baby was delivered in Cranbrook. (Black Press - file photo)

Interior Health region’s first baby born in Cranbrook

Okanagan’s first tyke delivered in Penticton; B.C.’s first baby born at 12:02 a.m. in Abbotsford

The first baby of 2023 was born in Abbotsford. In the Okanagan, the first tyke was born in Penticton, and in the Interior Health region, the first baby was delivered in Cranbrook. (Black Press - file photo)
Tanny the cat and Magnus the dog were rescued by OHS. (OHS)

Busiest year ever for Okanagan Humane Society

More than 1,400 animals rescued

  • Dec 30, 2022
Tanny the cat and Magnus the dog were rescued by OHS. (OHS)
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Uzelman: Exciting export opportunities for Canada and B.C. how to exploit them

Reforms to taxation, regulatory and project review policies are essential

  • Dec 30, 2022
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The Winfield Bakery caught on fire March 10. (Tammy Thompson/Facebook)

Lake Country loses Winfield Bakery to a fire

The Winfield Bakery engulfed in flames on March 10

The Winfield Bakery caught on fire March 10. (Tammy Thompson/Facebook)