Kelowna News Staff

B.C. school assignment deemed racist on social media

B.C. school assignment deemed racist on social media

An assignment taken home by a Grade 4 Kelowna student has sparked a heated online conversation

B.C. school assignment deemed racist on social media
Kole Lind has inked an entry level deal with the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze) *** Local Caption ***

BC WHL player signs with Canucks

Kelowna Rockets top scorer this season, Kole Lind, signs NHL entry level deal with Vancouver

Kole Lind has inked an entry level deal with the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze) *** Local Caption ***
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UBCO students to get medical cannabis coverage

Kelowna - The pilot project will be implemented in April

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UPDATE: Coquihalla lane re-opened

UPDATE: Coquihalla lane re-opened

A crash has snarled traffic on the Coquihalla

UPDATE: Coquihalla lane re-opened
Annual tradition draws Aussies to Big White

Annual tradition draws Aussies to Big White

Big White celebrated Australia Day Friday

Annual tradition draws Aussies to Big White
Taste a hint of last year’s wildfire in that merlot?

Taste a hint of last year’s wildfire in that merlot?

UBC researchers map smoke taint in wine grapes

Taste a hint of last year’s wildfire in that merlot?
Victims restrained, sex toys and cash stolen from B.C. adult store

Victims restrained, sex toys and cash stolen from B.C. adult store

Armed suspects sought in adult store robbery

Victims restrained, sex toys and cash stolen from B.C. adult store
Wintry weather warning for B.C. highways

Wintry weather warning for B.C. highways

The Okanagan and some B.C. highways are getting less snow than originally anticipated

Wintry weather warning for B.C. highways
Wintry weather warning for B.C. highways

Wintry weather warning for B.C. highways

The Okanagan and some B.C. highways are getting less snow than originally anticipated

Wintry weather warning for B.C. highways
Environment Canada issues weather alert for highways

Environment Canada issues weather alert for highways

“An approaching Pacific front will track inland and across southern B.C. on Thursday…”

Environment Canada issues weather alert for highways
Dillon Dube #19 of the Kelowna Rockets leads the team through the tunnel to the ice against the Calgary Hitmen on October 13, 2017 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. - Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

B.C. WHL player named Team Canada junior captain

Kelowna Rockets forward will wear the C for Team Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championships

Dillon Dube #19 of the Kelowna Rockets leads the team through the tunnel to the ice against the Calgary Hitmen on October 13, 2017 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. - Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
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Coquihalla reopens southbound

Road conditions are worsening and issues are already arising.

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Update: RCMP arrest domestic assault suspect west of Kamloops.

The RCMP Emergency Response Team made the arrest at around 4:30 p.m.

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Charges were stayed earlier this week against Jamie Bacon in relation to the Surrey Six killings in October 2009. —Image: Abbotsford News

Kelowna girlfriend of notorious B.C. gang member dies

Madison Fine overdoses as Jamie Bacon has murder charges stayed

Charges were stayed earlier this week against Jamie Bacon in relation to the Surrey Six killings in October 2009. —Image: Abbotsford News
Ashley Bourgeault and Dominic Neron, whose plane went missing a week ago Saturday in the Revelstoke area.

Families of B.C. couple whose plane went missing not giving up

Six members of Ashley Bourgeault’s and Dominic Neron’s families have travelled to Revelstoke

Ashley Bourgeault and Dominic Neron, whose plane went missing a week ago Saturday in the Revelstoke area.
Survey finds B.C. business community optimistic

Survey finds B.C. business community optimistic

The BC Chamber of Commerce released its Collective Perspective Survey Report Tuesday night in Kelowna

Survey finds B.C. business community optimistic
Kelowna Fire Department file photo. Image credit: Carmen Weld

Christmas lights cause Kelowna fire

Kelowna Fire Department say a minor deck fire was caused by faulty installation of Christmas lights

Kelowna Fire Department file photo. Image credit: Carmen Weld
Winning Lotto 6/49 purchased in Kelowna

Winning Lotto 6/49 purchased in Kelowna

Some lucky man or woman purchased a winning 6/49 ticket in Kelowna.

Winning Lotto 6/49 purchased in Kelowna
Boaters were rescued Sunday night. (Image Credit: Dave Ogilvie)

UPDATE: Life jacket saves man’s life in marine rescue

A boat ran aground near Kelowna Sunday as a man was ejected from the boat in rough waters

Boaters were rescued Sunday night. (Image Credit: Dave Ogilvie)
B.C. lawyer banned after writing himself into client’s will

B.C. lawyer banned after writing himself into client’s will

Law Society says Christopher Penty admitted writing himself into a client’s will.

B.C. lawyer banned after writing himself into client’s will