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

55 min ago | Sys-Con Media

Viridis Energy Reports Record Revenue with 169% Year-Over-Year Increase in Second Quarter 2014

The Company delivered sequential growth in the second quarter of 18% over first quarter and grew revenue 169% compared to the second quarter of 2013.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

5 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Clark: Kelowna's reputation expanding beyond the growing season

Aside from meeting great people and taking in the splendour of our province, it gives me an opportunity to learn how people in each region of B.C. perceive each other.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

Suspicion of arsonist at work played down by Kelowna fire deparment

The Kelowna Fire Department is confident it is not looking at a firebug, despite a handful of dumpster fires and a structure fire deemed suspicious.

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10 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

Okanagan: Steele soften stance on land reserve changes

It appears allowing housing development on agricultural land was never on the provincial agenda, according to Fred Steele, president of the B.C. Fruit Growers' Association.

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14 hrs ago | Castanet.net

The good, the bad, the E. coli

Castanet conducted our own tests and had a water analysis company take a look. All 10 beaches or waterways we tested on August 5 and 6, 2014 were considered to be in the 'safe level.'

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18 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Chilly challenge taken up by Okanagan

As quick as the ice water challenge for ALS has caught on world wide, so to has the fundraising effort for the fatal illness.

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22 hrs ago | Castanet.net

72 oz of poutine in 90 seconds

Monday morning they hit Kelowna where hundreds flooded into Kerry Park for a chance to eat free poutine and watch three competitive eaters take on a special Kelowna poutine challenge.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Castanet.net

New BC ambassadors chosen

During a gala event, Saturday, August 16, three candidates were chosen to represent the province as youth ambassadors.

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Castanet.net

Jet hits deer while landing

A jet is in need of repairs, and a deer is no longer with us after being hit by the plane as it landed in Princeton Monday morning.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Prince George, Kelowna residents most likely to give blood

About 55,000 people in B.C. gave blood over the past year, which works out to about 126 donors per 10,000 residents.

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Castanet.net

Horoscope: August 17 - 23

Improvements in relationships seem like a dream come true; back up any promises made.

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Castanet.net

City makes it easy on new biz

In a new partnership with Service BC within the BC Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services, Kelowna is streamlining the process for starting a new company.

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Switched

UFOs Caught By Canadian News Crew During Forest Fire Coverage

This is a close-up of an unusual aerial object that was captured on video by a Canadian news crew during their coverage of a forest fire outside of Vancouver on July 17, 2014.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna RCMP arrest hand-cranked bicycle thief

A 21-year old Kelowna man has been charged after he was caught riding a stolen customized hand cranked bicycle early Thursday evening.

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Roadracing World

McBride Earns Mopar Canadian Superbike Pole Position At CTMP

Matt McBride of Etobicoke, Ont. qualified fastest for this weekend's final two rounds of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Friday, while Jodi Christie set the second best time and closed to within 10 points of series leader Jordan Szoke.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Exhibition part reunion for artist

The mood was part reunion, part admiration as people milled about Groop Gallery among more than 50 of her paintings.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Family, Parenting, Canada,

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Rutland Park Society members kill deal with city for Centennial Park

Members of the Rutland Park Society have killed a deal that would have seen the City of Kelowna take over and improve Centennial Park and pay the society $800,00 that would would, in turn, have been used to fix up the aging Centennial Park Hall.

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Castanet.net

Parks re-open as fire hazard drops

With the recent rain fall and the reduction in the fire hazard, the Regional District of Central Okanagan and districts of Peachland and West Kelowna have re-opened several parks for public use.

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The Globe and Mail

Spirits align for Ogopogo opera

Delphine Derickson, left, a member of the Westbank First Nation, worked with Heather Pawsey to develop the current version of The Lake/N-ha-a-itk.

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Prince George Citizen

What's happening

The paintings of Erica Hawkes are on display now at Groop Gallery. The Prince George painter, now living in Kelowna, has broken into the ranks of professional artist.

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Related Topix: Canada, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Blues, Son House, Folk, Slim Whitman, Country, Woody Guthrie

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