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  1. Looking Back: Langley's history from the week of March 30Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... earned a first, three second, and two fourth place finishes at the B.C. Age Class track and field championships in Kelowna. a Coun. Noel Booth warned of a possible riot in Glenwood, as council moved to approve an application for another gravel pit. ...

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  2. It's still winter in the mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | The Daily Courier

    ... company, said Braun. One of the calls came from the hills above the Mission, while the other two were from West Kelowna, past Glenrosa Road. "If the snow depth is deeper than the bottom of your bumper, then you're probably going to exceed your ...

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  3. Greens find a candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Castanet.net

    ... Vonnie Lavers was confirmed as nominee in a media release on Thursday. She is the former executive director of the Kelowna Food Bank. "We can build and will build a clean economy," said Lavers. "It's time for new thinking, where families flourish, ...

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  4. Renowned photojournalist Juste to speak at Okanagan CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... Carl Juste When: 6 p.m., Thursday, April 6, 2017 Where: Lecture Theatre, Okanagan College, 1000 K. L. O. Rd, Kelowna, BC What: Free lecture, photo op Juste has pursued photojournalism all his adult life, and since 1991 has served his community ...

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  5. Second crossing optionsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... away from currently congested areas. To me this means a second crossing must entirely avoid downtown downtown Kelowna (and ideally downtown West Kelowna as well). A: Crossing from Seclusion Bay, directly extending 97C, over to the approximate area ...

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  6. $3 million added to war on musselsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    Premier Christy Clark announced Thursday in West Kelowna that the money will help pay for two new inspection stations, longer inspection hours, more inspectors and mussel-sniffing dog. "Invasive mussels have spread to provinces and states throughout North America, but not yet in B.C., and we're focused on keeping it that way," said Clark in a news release.

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  7. Heavy rains trigger flooding in West KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Heavy rain and spring runoff overwhelmed West Kelowna's infrastructure on Wednesday night causing flooding to at least three properties. The city's system of ditches and culverts overflowed in the Glenrosa neighborhood washing out driveways on Glenrosa Road and causing flooding.

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  8. Kelowna housing for the chronically homeless set to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    A Kelowna housing project that has been providing long-term housing for the chronically homeless since 2014 is set to close. Inn from the Cold has announced its Chandler Street House, which provides housing for eight men, will shut down at the end of June.

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  9. Gas prices in Victoria to get a seven-cent increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Goldstream Gazette

    ... /Vancouver Island should expect a 7 cent/litre RISE at the pumps beginning today and into tomorrow (Thurs Mar 30) "Kelowna was at $1.12, and they're seeing $1.17," said McTeague, because that region's gas arrives from the midwest U.S. Gas Price ...

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  10. Gas prices in B.C. on the rise: GasBuddyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Langley Advance

    Drivers in B.C. better fuel up now as prices are projected to shoot up this weekend, according to GasBuddy analyst Dan McTeague. Gas Price Alert #Kamloops #Kelowna #Prince George and many cities in #BC should expect a 5-10 cent a litre increase beginning today Gas prices are set to increase by as much as seven cents in Vancouver and Victoria starting Thursday, according to McTeague.

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  11. Summerland man found guilty of child sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Penticton Herald

    Alfred Friesen was charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference of a person under 16 and two counts of invitation to sexual touching of a person under 16. "The result of this case depends on findings of credibility," said Justice Allan Betton in court in Kelowna Wednesday morning. "Having considered all the evidence, it is my conclusion that I do not believe the accused's evidence."

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  12. Oliver Council offers support for Ogopogo Valley ToursRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Penticton Herald

    ... In addition to passenger-directed tours and home pick-up, they will offer airport shuttle to the Penticton and Kelowna airports from Oliver. "Good luck to you," said Mayor Ron Hovanes. "I like the idea of airport transportation. If you're going to ...

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  13. Kelowna's most wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... events, helping sell items or tickets, working on special events and providing person power or expertise. Websites: Kelowna Vernon Penticton The views expressed are strictly those of the author and not necessarily those of Castanet. Castanet does ...

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  14. Drug deaths up in regionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... added, "we are still losing cherished members of our communities at a bad rate". Between Jan. 1 and February 28, Kelowna had the third-highest number of overdose deaths in the province, behind Surrey and Vancouver. The number of illicit drug ...

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  15. Sea to Sky HighRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

    ... fell through, he now runs a medical marijuana company called Ross's Gold, with a flagship store in his home town of Kelowna. In April, the Liberal party is expected to announce legislation that will legalize marijuana by July 1, 2018. This follows ...

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  16. WHL Roundup: Tigers eliminate Wheat Kings, advance to second...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... Zach Sawchenko stopped 20-of-24 shots in defeat. KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Michael Herringer stopped all 24 shots his way as Kelowna blanked the Blazers to take a 3-1 lead in its first-round matchup. VICTORIA - Griffen Outhouse made 30 saves as the Royals ...

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  17. Needle deposit boxes, low-income housing could be coming to West KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    ... "out of the blue" this week and requested a meeting to begin discussions about possibly building a residence in West Kelowna for low-income people. "We cannot wait three years for a daytime drop-in centre," Ophus said. "This is a severe problem, ...

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  18. Exclusion of farmland for homes supportedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    An agricultural property with sweeping views of Gellatly Bay should be opened up for residential development, West Kelowna city councillors say. Council has voted unanimously to support a bid by members of the Gorman family to get a 2.4-hectare property near the corner of Gellatly Road and Boucherie Road excluded from the Agricultural Land Reserve.

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  19. First Nations conference looks at repatriationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    The Royal B.C. Museum and the First Peoples' Cultural Council hosted a First Nations symposium in Kelowna on Wednesday, discussing the repatriation of indigenous ancestral remains, sacred objects and cultural heritage. "We are excited to come together at this event to talk about the First Nations point of view on heritage and repatriation," said Tracey Hebert, CEO of the First Peoples' Cultural Council.

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  20. Motionball event moved to fallRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    ... e of year for sports," said Ungaro. "We expect this year's Marathon of Sport to be even better than years prior." In Kelowna, the Marathon of Sport has raised over $230,000 over the past five years for Special Olympics B.C.

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