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Local news for Kelowna, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Accused shooter goes to trial

More than two years after bullets flew and police chased three people through West Kelowna , the trial for Michael Edward Ellis began in Kelowna Supreme Court Tuesday with Crown counsel Murray Kaay calling the first of nearly 40 witnesses to the stand.

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5 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna fire department reiterates importance of smoke alarms

A kitchen fire at a four storey condo on Casorso Road had the Kelowna Fire Department out in full force Tuesday morning.

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5 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Mom petitions govt, teachers

A Kelowna woman is calling for the BC Teachers' Union and the BC Government to televise the next round of negotiations.

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8 hrs ago | The Province

Parents, students protest strike by showing up at politicians' offices for 'MLA playdates'

Instead, schools remained behind picket lines as the labour dispute between the B.C. government and teachers went into its fourth month.

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11 hrs ago | MacLeans

Shambhala's farm-to-turntable party

Twenty years ago, a pair of apple growers, Rick and Sue Bundschuh, sold their farm in Kelowna, B.C., and moved with their three kids to a ranch outside of Salmo to raise cattle.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Castanet.net

Chute Lake Rd. fire

People reported seeing flames at around 8 p.m., the Kelowna fire department says the fire was located in an area around Fraser Lake.

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Castanet.net

Right-to-die debate

The mother of deceased high-profile plaintiff Gloria Taylor from West Kelowna, says that her family will continue to fight for the right to a dignified death to honour her daughter's memory.

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Castanet.net

Quad crash hospitalizes one

Initially Central Okanagan Search and Rescue had been called to aid in the rescue, but the BC Ambulance service saved the man themselves and airlifted him to hospital in Kelowna.

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Castanet.net

Old Vernon Road crash

Cpl Steve Woodcox with Kelowna RCMP said the 27-year-old Kelowna woman showed signs of impairment at the scene and was brought back to the police station to provide a breath sample.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

CBC News

Manitoba woman killed in B.C. highway crash

A Manitoba woman in her 60s died in a head-on collision between a car and a pickup truck on a British Columbia highway over the weekend.

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Castanet.net

Horoscope: Aug 31 - Sept 6

Many are determined to stand their ground. Stubborn resistance is dealt with in a more direct manner as patience is running out.

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Neepawa Press

Almost half of those taken to hospitals after bus crash in B.C. released

A towing company employee stands by as a tour bus that rolled over and crashed on the Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt, B.C., Thursday, is moved during an investigation at a towing company lot in Kelowna, on Friday August 29, 2014.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Almost half released after B.C. bus crash

A towing company employee stands by as a tour bus that rolled over and crashed on the Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt, B.C., Thursday, is moved during an investigation at a towing company lot in Kelowna, on Friday August 29, 2014.

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Kelowna Capital News

Sears staff support national cancer fundraising cause

Kelowna Sears store staff member Gina Ormrod rides a stationary bike to help raise donations in support of the Sears National Kids Cancer Ride.

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Castanet.net

Alternate routes to Vernon

For people planning to bypass the closure of Highway 97 , now expected to reopen at 1:30 p.m., here are a couple of alternate routes to make your life easier.

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Kelowna Capital News

Westlake Road traffic safety measures adopted

If children are heading back to school on Tuesday, West Kelowna streets will be active with pedestrians, cyclists and motorists around school zones.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

SPCA fundraiser set for City Park

The BC SPCA invites the public to join London Drugs and Quality Greens in their efforts to help raise money for this year's Scotiabank and BC SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk to Fight Animal Cruelty fundraiser.

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St. Albert Gazette

St. Albert man missing in Kelowna

West Kelowna RCMP have confirmed the identity of a missing man, whose boat was found unoccupied on Okanagan Lake in B.C., as St. Albert resident Brian Daryl Lakevold, 64. Lakevold's boat was found on the lake Tuesday night when a local couple were operating their own boat near Kalmoir Regional Park when they collided with Lakevold's unoccupied ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Weyburn Review

Raw Video: Tour bus towed after rollover on B.C. highway

A tour bus rolled over on a highway near Merritt, B.C. Friday, leaving 56 people injured -- seven of them critically.

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CBC News

B.C. tour bus crash: "blood everywhere" recalls U.S. family

American citizens Janice Wong and father James Wong, from Los Angeles shop for new clothes at a Target store in Kelowna, B.C. on Friday after their tour bus crashed on the Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt, B.C., on Thursday.

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