Okanagan

Summerland ecologist Don Gayton has a collection of essays about human relationships with nature. (Photo by Stephanie Seaton)

Summerland writer releases collection of essays

The Sky and the Patio is the seventh book by Summerland ecologist Don Gayton

Summerland ecologist Don Gayton has a collection of essays about human relationships with nature. (Photo by Stephanie Seaton)
Karanjot Singh Sodhi has been identified as one of four people killed in a Christmas Eve bus crash on the Connector. (Photo/GoFundMe)

B.C. Christmas Eve bus crash victim leaves behind young family in India: cousin

Karanjot Singh Sodhi is among four victims of the fatal crash

Karanjot Singh Sodhi has been identified as one of four people killed in a Christmas Eve bus crash on the Connector. (Photo/GoFundMe)
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Morning Start: Canada loves mac and cheese

Your morning start for Wednesday, Dec. 28

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The scene of the Christmas Eve bus crash along the Okanagan Connector, which sent dozens of people to hospital and killed four of them. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook)

Questions of Okanagan road conditions surround Christmas Eve bus crash blame

Transport minister says highway was plowed and salted; RCMP say bus faced ‘adverse road conditions’

The scene of the Christmas Eve bus crash along the Okanagan Connector, which sent dozens of people to hospital and killed four of them. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook)
Several travel advisories have been issued for the Southern Interior. (Black Press file photo)

Travel advisories still in effect for highways around the Okanagan

Heavy snowfall and freezing rain expected on several routes

Several travel advisories have been issued for the Southern Interior. (Black Press file photo)
The scene of the Christmas Eve bus crash along the Okanagan Connector, which sent dozens of people to hospital and killed four of them. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook)
The scene of the Christmas Eve bus crash along the Okanagan Connector, which sent dozens of people to hospital and killed four of them. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook)
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Morning Start: Pittsburgh-Philadelphia merger

Your morning start for Tuesday, Dec. 27

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Freezing rain creates icy conditions on Wednesday, Feb. 16. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Special weather statement ends as temperatures rise throughout Okanagan

Freezing rain warning called off by Environment Canada

Freezing rain creates icy conditions on Wednesday, Feb. 16. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)
Connector road conditions. (Drive BC)

Phones wanted for those in hospital after Christmas Eve bus crash on Okanagan Connector

Donations can be dropped off at the Kamloops, Merritt or Kelowna hospital

Connector road conditions. (Drive BC)
The Okanagan Connector is closed due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC)

53 people injured in bus crash on Okanagan Connector on Christmas Eve

Kelowna, Penticton and Merritt hospitals are taking patients after major crash near Merritt

The Okanagan Connector is closed due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC)
Highway 1 is closed from Revelstoke to Golden due to avalanche hazards. (DriveBC)

Highway 1 closed from Revelstoke and Golden due to avalanche hazard

The highway will be closed until at least 9 p.m.

Highway 1 is closed from Revelstoke to Golden due to avalanche hazards. (DriveBC)
An Iran protest took place at the Liberty Tree at UBCO on Friday, Dec. 23 in support of 10 peaceful protests in Iran who are on death row because of the government regime. (Ray Taheri/Contributed)

PHOTOS: Ornaments, notes, more put on UBCO Liberty tree in support of Iran in Kelowna

10 peaceful protesters in Iran have recently been put on death row

An Iran protest took place at the Liberty Tree at UBCO on Friday, Dec. 23 in support of 10 peaceful protests in Iran who are on death row because of the government regime. (Ray Taheri/Contributed)
Weather causes delays at YLW. (Facebook)

Few disruptions at Kelowna airport; weather could impact more flights

As of 9:45 a.m., there have been five flights delayed and four cancelled

Weather causes delays at YLW. (Facebook)
The Coquihalla Highway summit at 9:11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24. The highway is expecting anywhere from 10-30 centimetres of precipitation today. (DriveBC)

Winter storm warning continues for Coquihalla, Highway 3, Okanagan Connector

While this system is expected to stop around midnight, another one could start Christmas morning

The Coquihalla Highway summit at 9:11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24. The highway is expecting anywhere from 10-30 centimetres of precipitation today. (DriveBC)
A dump site in the Okanagan before the Okanagan Forest Task Force arrived to clean it up (top photo) and how it looks after the cleanup is done (bottom).
(Kane Blake photos)
A dump site in the Okanagan before the Okanagan Forest Task Force arrived to clean it up (top photo) and how it looks after the cleanup is done (bottom).
(Kane Blake photos)
BGC Okanagan provides safe and supportive place for children and youth where they can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life. (BGC Okanagan photo0

BGC Okanagan helping kids succeed in 2022

A survey reported 85 per cent of young people stated that they are more confident

  • Dec 23, 2022
BGC Okanagan provides safe and supportive place for children and youth where they can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life. (BGC Okanagan photo0
The Coquihalla Highway at the summit as of 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 23. The highway is now open as of 10 a.m. following car crashes and ice scrapping. (DriveBC)
The Coquihalla Highway at the summit as of 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 23. The highway is now open as of 10 a.m. following car crashes and ice scrapping. (DriveBC)
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Morning Start: Happy Festivus

Your morning start for Friday, Dec. 23

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Trevor Parkstrom was arrested in Kelowna on Dec. 18 and will be held in custody until his court date in January. (RCMP/Contributed)

Prolific offender known around the Okanagan arrested in Kelowna

Trevor Parkstrom committed several amounts of property damage over the last three months

Trevor Parkstrom was arrested in Kelowna on Dec. 18 and will be held in custody until his court date in January. (RCMP/Contributed)
Kelowna’s Isiah McDonald (left) won the Florida Complex League’s strength and conditioning coach of the year in his first season with the New York Yankees organization. (Contributed)

Kelowna man earns pinstripes in first year with New York Yankees organization

After winning a championship and award in first year, McDonald moving up to High-A for 2023

Kelowna’s Isiah McDonald (left) won the Florida Complex League’s strength and conditioning coach of the year in his first season with the New York Yankees organization. (Contributed)