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2 hrs ago | Castanet.net

The cat came back

Sometimes, even if you don't expect it, the cat does come back, it's just not always the very next day.

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4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Home: The Creeks in the Mission

The resurgence in the Central Okanagan real estate market this spring has helped encourage renewed interest by developers to open up new residential building lots for sale.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Canada

8 hrs ago | First Nations Drum

Okanagan Indian Band Seeks Return Of Defunct Rail Line Following Tsilhot'in Victory

On the heels of the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in the Tsilhot'in First Nation's Aboriginal title case, an Okanagan First Nation is lobbying the federal government to purchase part of a defunct rail line between Kelowna and Vernon and return it to the First Nation.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Castanet.net

Kelowna council highlights

Council received an update on City activities during the second quarter of 2014.

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Kelowna Capital News

DeHart: Local development offers home for PNE prize house

The home is professionally designed and built by Britco, with furniture and accessories from Lane Home Furnishings, a division of Yaletown Interiors; Jenn-Air and Maytag appliances supplied by Coast Wholesale; outdoor living package by Coast Spas Lifestyles; energy efficient home design in partnership with Power Smart and a $2,500 grocery package ... (more)

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Kelowna Capital News

New shoe bank focuses on locals in need

Jim Belshaw, chair of Soles4Souls Canada and owner of Roy's Shoes in downtown Kelowna, said the shoe bank fits nicely with Soles4Souls' vision of helping locals in need.

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Maple Ridge News

'Protect us' from wild fire say Maple Ridge residents

In the forests that surround Maple Ridge, you only have to dig a few metres to find a charred layer, evidence of a time when wildfires were more frequent is not difficult to find.

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The London Free Press

Cheapest airports to fly from in Canada

What is the cheapest airport to fly from in Canada? According to data from Cheapflights.ca 's Airport Affordability Index, you'll avoid the most taxes and fees by flying from smaller airports like Kelowna in British Columbia or Moncton in New Brunswick.

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Vernon Morning Star

Parachutist strikes home

At about 4:15 p.m. Monday, a student with Okanagan Skydive was soaring above the Vernon Airport when he began to descend and struck a residence in the 2400 block of Myriad Road.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Summerdine hits the Okanagan

It claims to be Canada's largest concurrent dinner party and on Aug. 6 over 40 restaurants will participate in the Okanagan.

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The Globe and Mail

Farmhand dies after being head-butt by cow on B.C. ranch

Dairy cows are pictured at the Kooyman family dairy farm in Chilliwack, B.C., Tuesday, June, 10, 2014.

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Realty Times

Decrease In Break-ins Lowers Canada's Crime Rate

Where's the worst place in Canada to be a home alarm salesperson? Perhaps surprisingly, if you said Toronto, you'd be right.

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Effingham Herald

Adventist leader Dan Jackson confronts future challenges in American-born movement

Nothing - not surviving a car wreck en route to his wedding, nor being a Seventh-day Adventist missionary, nor years in the pulpit - had prepared Dan Jackson for the challenge his daughter threw at him on a Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Religion, Seventh-day Adventist, Wedding, Canada

Kelowna Capital News

Facelifts and upgrades fill Kelowna council's agenda

The words seemed to ring through council chambers Monday as city staff ran through a jam-packed agenda of projects like auctioneers at a cattle rattle.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Red Scorpion gangster faces 14 charges after arrest in Alberta

A photo of Red Scorpion member Cory James Lesperance, 29, left. Lesperance tweets on MMA and it is believed he is posing here as a fan with an MMA fighter at an MMA event.

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Vancouver Sun

Alberta's lucrative drug market continues to draw B.C. gangsters: police

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.

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Langley Advance

Langley speeder's Lexus impounded

A Langley teenager had his Lexus impounded after he was stopped driving at almost 200 km/h in Clinton, near Kelowna, on Friday afternoon.

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Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna to lose a festival?

As the cleanup got underway for what most have deemed a successful run for the Center of Gravity, organizer Scott Emslie admitted that putting together a profitable festival is becoming challenging.

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Castanet.net

Sharing fruits of their labour

"Our goal is to harvest unused fruit from backyard trees and share it with community members in need," said coordinator Alisa Senecal.

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Castanet.net

$6M for Innovation Centre

Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services Andrew Wilkinson, Mayor Walter Gray and Premier Christy Clark make the $6M announcement Monday in Kelowna.

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