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41 min ago | GlobalNews

Rutland Park Society investigates missing funds, looks to make sale to City

The future of Rutland Centennial Park and hall is in question as the society that owns the facilities is in desperate need of cash for improvements.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Castanet.net

Y repairs hit financial snag

The City of Kelowna is being asked to make up a funding shortfall for emergency repairs going on at the Kelowna Family Y in Rutland.

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Castanet.net

Farm Fest hits Kelowna

Founder-Director Heather Henderson, says Arion Therapeutic Farm is a relatively new non-profit, but as there are many charities that need donations and attention in the valley, the last thing anyone needed was competition.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Charity

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Michaels: Cheerful story of a stolen Kelowna truck

Not even when they're terribly unsympathetic characters and I'm in the throes of a good bout of schadenfreude.

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Kelowna Capital News

West Kelowna: Election nomination papers available

On Saturday, Nov. 15, West Kelowna residents will go to the polls to vote for one mayor, six councillors and one school trustee.

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Kelowna Capital News

West Kelowna: Train to become a paid on call firefighter

West Kelowna Fire Rescue is now accepting applications for paid on call firefighters and will host two informational meetings for anyone interested in learning more about this opportunity.

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Kelowna Capital News

Plaque unveiled at Kelowna church commemorating Ukrainian internment

A plaque has bee unveiled at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukranian Catholic Church in Kelowna commemorating the internment of Ukrainian-Canadians in this country from 1914 to 1920.

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Castanet.net

Advance poll at mall

Penticton council voted this week to have one of its advance polling stations for the upcoming election at the mall.

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GlobalNews

Campfire ban rescinded in Okanagan

After more than a month with campfire-free camping, you can now roast those marshmallows once again.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Pay it forward philosophy with Gifts to Grandmothers

Gwen Naden understands first-hand that to make a difference for people living in poverty-stricken African, it starts with helping just one person.

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Related Topix: Life, Sewing, Hobbies, Canada, North America, World News, Kids

Castanet.net

Vibey is home

After an exhaustive four day search, an eagle eyed Castanet reader spotted Vibey off the beaten path, giving this story a happy ending.

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Related Topix: Canada, Wine, Drink

Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna teen faces impaired charges after fiery crash

A 19-year-old Kelowna man faces potential impaired driving charges after he and a passenger were sent to hospital with serious injuries from a crash late Wednesday night.

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CBC News

Hiker who fled bear rescued days later after falling from tree

Quebec man Julien Landry, 25, is lucky to be alive after he climbed a tree to escape a mother bear in Trout Creek canyon near Summerland, B.C. A Quebec man is in a stable condition in a Kelowna, B.C., hospital after spending several days injured and alone in the forest, having escaped a mother bear attack.

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GlobalNews

Rollover in Kelowna may have involved alcohol

A vehicle was traveling east on Springfield Rd. up the hill when the driver lost control and hit a light pole.

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Kelowna Capital News

DeHart: Kelowna's new Marshalls features big brands at low prices

The first 300 customers will receive a gift card. Marshalls is known for providing a wide selection of big brand fashions, a footwear department with more than 3,000 pairs of brand name boxed shoes and home decor items for the entire family.

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Related Topix: Canada, Family, Kids, North America, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel

The Compass

Blackhead writer sees the merits of live streaming

Chances are they keep in touch given the convenience of the social media. Technology has literally eliminated distance as a barrier to social interaction.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Waters: Rutland Park Society members not the only ones to blame for nixing deal

A small number of Rutland Park Society members looked a gift horse in the mouth last week-and told the horse to shut up.

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Castanet.net

Fire brought back '03 memories

Some residents who live in the area say it took place the same day they were asked to leave their homes during the Okanagan Mountain Park Fire.

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GlobalNews

First day of school in Okanagan uncertain

With less than two weeks until the first day of school and no foreseeable end to the labour dispute between B.C. teachers and the provincial government, parents and students are getting reasonably anxious.

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Surrey Leader

Finding love on two charitable wheels

Siobhan Coates and Graham Street met three years ago while training for the Ride2Survive cycling fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, North America, Canada, World News

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