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2 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Vernon gets ready for the Okanagan Military Tattoo

Vernon's Kal Tire Place is about to transform into a ceremonial battlefield, without the gunfire, when the inaugural Okanagan Military Tattoo takes over the arena Aug. 1 and 2. Those unfamiliar with a military tattoo, it is not an inked design embedded on the fleshy arm of a soldier, but a performance based on an ancient military tradition of ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | North Shore News

Cat adoption fees reduced

For a limited time, the BC SPCA is allowing potential pet owners to adopt cats and rabbits from their local shelter, including the West Vancouver branch, for half of the usual adoption fee.

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10 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

Experience nature sideways at the Alternator

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is pleased to welcome Troy Nickle's Process, Place and Perception, a site-specific installation using natural materials.

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11 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Horoscope: July 13 - 19

Imagination enhances ego drives; some think they are something they are not. Try to avoid show-downs until details are sorted out, as negative actions take time to balance out.

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13 hrs ago | Vernon Morning Star

A piece of heaven on Okanagan Lake

While the pontoon Sheppard boarded recently was much smaller than the vessel he once navigated, it was an unforgettable moment for the wheelchair-bound senior.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Canada.com

'It's all because of the bride': Man going to jail for burning down...

A West Kelowna man who pleaded guilty to setting a community hall on fire says he did it to ruin the bride's day.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Penticton couple nabbed for theft in Osoyoos

A 36-year-old Penticton woman was charged with theft under $5,000 after allegedly stealing from the Osoyoos B.C. Liquor Store.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Kelowna Art Gallery open Monday afternoons this summer

Register for a special week of youth art camps July 28 to August 1 at the Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna Museums and Rotary Centre for the Arts July and August 2014 Art Adventures summer camps for kids and teens.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Castanet.net

Pet owners are not getting it

Despite the hundreds of articles and pleas from SPCA, Dog Control and the RCMP dog owners are still leaving their dogs in sweltering hot cars.

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Castanet.net

Pickers raid trees for charity

Volunteers have gathered for 17 fruit picks in just over two weeks, bringing in more than 1,500 pounds of cherries.

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Globe and Mail

Bill Good's retirement from CKNW leaves gap in B.C. talk-radio landscape

Talk show host Bill Good welcomes B.C. Liberal leader Gordon Campbell prior to a radio interview in December 2000.

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Vancouver Sun

Three men linked to Hells Angels convicted of manslaughter in Kelowna beating death

Three men linked to the Hells Angels were convicted of manslaughter in B.C. Supreme Court Friday for the fatal beating of a Kelowna dad.

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Prince George Citizen

Three more manslaughter convictions in B.C. beating death linked to Hells Angels

Three men have been convicted of manslaughter in the fatal attack on a B.C. man in a case linked to the Hells Angels, while a fourth man has been acquitted.

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GlobalNews

West Kelowna's Gellatly Road reopens Saturday

Traffic will start to flow this weekend on a main arterial road in West Kelowna more than two months after it was closed for emergency repairs.

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Canada.com

Fipke selling stake in diamond mine

Diamond pioneer Chuck Fipke, the Kelowna geologist whose discovery of diamonds in the Northwest Territories launched a Canadian industry, is selling his interest in the mine he discovered.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

GlobalNews

More help for domestic abuse victims in the Okanagan

The province's attorney general Suzanne Anton joined Kelowna RCMP and the Elizabeth Fry Society in announcing the new unit.

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Castanet.net

West Kelowna council highlights

Council was provided an update on the ongoing construction of the RapidBus Exchanges at Westbank and Boucherie Mountain, as well as the overall project that will see RapidBus service extended to West Kelowna beginning August 31, 2014.

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The Daily Townsman

Rock and Roll Rivalries, Part II

The Blue Velvet Brass. Back row, left to right: Ed McKenzie, Guy Marchi, Randy Marchi, Dennis Davies.

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IRW-Press: Fission CEO And President Named Finalists For EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

Fission Uranium Corp. is pleased to report that EY have announced Fission CEO, Dev Randhawa, and President, COO and Chief Geologist, Ross McElroy, as finalists in the 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

DeHart: Gift shop offering unique arts and craft opens in the Mission

This boutique gift shop carries a unique selection of local items from artists and crafters, as well as North American-made goods.

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