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Penticton RCMP confirmed Monday that a 41-year-old motorcyclist from West Kelowna died in a motor vehicle accident on Saturday. According to Sgt.
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Kelowna city Councillor and former city fire chief Gerry Zimmermann says he won't run again in November's civic election. Zimmermann, the city's former fire chief who said he ran for council in 2011 because he was concerned about the direction the city was taking under the former council, announced Monday he will not seek re-election in November's civic vote.
Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research.
The 2014 BC Endurance Championships, a long distance horse race, hit the trails in West Kelowna but partway into the ride something went terribly wrong. A woman in her 40's was thrown off her horse and slammed into a tree near Jackpine Lake.
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Prince Edward received an impromptu lecture on B.C. labour relations Friday as he and his wife kicked off a five-day tour of the province. A crowd of students watched the Prince and Sophie Rhys-Jones, the earl and countess of Wessex, inspect a naval guard of honour as the Lieutenant Governor welcomed the pair to Government house.
July 12: Born to Adam and Danielle Rosseel of Vernon, B.C., a girl, 8 lbs. 12 oz., named Oaklyn Dayna .
After years of debate and public heat, Kelowna City Council will consider an application to rezone 12 city-owned waterfront properties to create a new park at council Monday. The residential properties are located in the 3000 block of Abbott Street, on Walnut Street west of Cedar Avenue and one property on Meikle Avenue.
As the prevalence of autism diagnoses increases 30% in 2 years, Autism Speaks Canada is launching the inaugural Central Okanagan Valley Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada on September 21 at Waterfront Park, Kelowna. The fundraising goal for this first event is $50,000 and all the proceeds from the event support the local and national work of Autism Speaks Canada, which together with Autism Speaks in the U.S.A., is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization.
Three new members of Okanagan College's Board of Governors will be bringing business and community perspectives to the table as Christopher Derickson, Susan Johal and Joe Maciel will serve on the Board of Governors for a one-year term ending July 31, 2015. They were appointed by the Provincial Government through Order-in-Council this summer.
A music composer-turned TV producer is raising a glass to a new show that he's hoping will lead to greater exposure for the wine industry and a new reality-type series. Kenton Gilchrist is the writer and director for Ventures in Wine Country , which will provide viewers with an inside look at three Okanagan wineries: Covert Farms, Painted Rock Estate Winery and a yet-to-be named winery in West Kelowna.
A sign of angry frustration has gone up along Sadler road in Kelowna's Rutland neighbourhood, where one of the residents is so fed up drug dealing and other crime, she's put up a strongly worded sign telling the bad guys to get lost. "Drug dealers come down the street in their cars and pass the dope to kids on their bikes.
A West Kelowna resident is challenging the public to donate money to the British Columbia Teachers foundation for its strike fund.
Police are warning Kelowna residents about a door-to-door scam that begins with an offer of a prize and a free in-home air quality assessment. On September 11th, RCMP were called to Wintergreen Drive, near Gordon and Lanfranco roads in Kelowna's Mission, when two men solicited a resident for personal information.
Three candidates planning to run in November's civic election say they will do so as members of Taxpayers First, described by the candidates-former city councillors Carol Gran and Graeme James and newcomer Dale Olson-as the city's first civic political party and a non-partisan group of three like-minded people. It is the first time a group of candidates has announced they are all politically aligned and are seeking election representing a single identifiable group.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:13 pm
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