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  • Oscar nod for Kelowna film maker

    KELOWNA – For one local filmmaker working out of a basement suite, an Academy Award nomination came as quite a surprise.
  • UPDATE: Naramata Centre to close after 70 years

    NARAMATA - Naramata Centre, a pillar of the community since the late 1940s, is closing its doors after nine months of labour struggles, declining revenues and a failed plan to push forward.
  • No real opposition to rail corridor purchase: Lake Country mayor

    KELOWNA — Lake Country Mayor James Baker says he’s not aware of any organized resistance in his community to the proposal that the district borrow money to buy into the CN Rail corridor acquisition.
  • UPDATE: 90-year-old pedestrian hit crossing highway

    WEST KELOWNA - A 90-year-old man from Williams Lake is in serious but stable condition after he was hit by a southbound vehicle while crossing highway 97 at Daimler Road Wed. Jan. 21.
  • Is Kelowna hostile to medical marijuana?

    KELOWNA – The police raid of a marijuana dispensary in downtown Kelowna last week appears to be an extension of a Kelowna bias against medical marijuana facilities, sources say. 
  • Say good-bye to confusing rail crossings with completion of CN Rail corridor purchase

    KELOWNA - The CN Rail corridor purchase will be defined in Kelowna by what it gains — a multi-use transportation corridor — and what it loses — a bunch of annoying level crossings on local roads.
  • Winfield 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

    LAKE COUNTRY - An armed convenience store robbery in Winfield overnight ended with a police chase and a suspect in custody.
  • Double-digit temperatures on the way

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - It’s nearly the end of January, a time of year when winter can rear its ugly head. Luckily for us Mother Nature has decided to tame Old Man Winter for at least a little while and we can expect temperatures to reach the double-digits across the region.

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