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  • Ropes needed to rescue motorcyclist after crash on Highway 6

    LUMBY - A motorcyclist had to be rescued east of Lumby last week after over-shooting a turn and falling down a 30-foot embankment.
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  • Small wineries in the spotlight at Garagiste North

    It was an event worth wining about; wine drinking that is.
  • Kelowna Mounties start ticketing children, caught doing the right thing

    KELOWNA - In an effort to promote safe bicycle riding habits in the Central Okanagan, Kelowna RCMP officers and City of Kelowna bylaw enforcement officers will be ticketing children who are spotted following the rules of the road.
  • Kelowna firefighters helping local Denny's raise money with every coffee this Saturday

    KELOWNA - If you’re headed out for your morning coffee this Saturday, you can top it up with a donation towards the community.
  • B.C. Wildlife Health Program needs help keeping an eye on moose

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN- The B.C. Wildlife Health Program is asking for help in monitoring effects of winter ticks on the moose population.
  • Changing Weather Conditions Impacting Roads

    West Kelowna residents are asked to use extreme caution when travelling on local roads as changing weather may create slippery conditions.

    With the forecast of possible freezing rain coupled with rain and snow mix on top of the existing compact snow on many local and collector roads in West Kelowna, means road conditions could change rapidly over the next few days. Motorists should use extreme caution and leave ample space and time to make stops as roads may be slippery
  • Reminder of Business Licence Renewal Deadline

    Business owners in the City of West Kelowna have until January 31 to renew their licences for 2018. A late charge of $25 applies to business licences renewed after the deadline.

    The City of West Kelowna mailed renewal notices in December to more than 1,650 existing business licence holders.

    Business owners that haven’t received their renewal notices in the mail or new businesses requiring a licence can call 778-797-8810 or email
  • YMCA of Okanagan joins the Y Mind Initiative to help youth with anxiety in BC

    KELOWNA, BC — The YMCA of Okanagan is joining the YMCA of British Columbia’s Y Mind initiative to help young adults manage stress, worries and anxiety. With $3 million in funding support provided by the Government of British Columbia, the YMCA Mindfulness Group program, as a part of the Y Mind initiative, will expand to five regions across the province
  • Overnight road clearing in business centres starts tonight

    Snow clearing will be occurring in Kelowna’s Downtown core overnight tonight and residents and businesses in the area are advised that vehicles should be moved off main roads to allow for an effective snow clearing.

    “Crews have been working around the clock to clear Priority 1 roads which include high traffic roadways and commuter routes,” said Stephen Bryans, Roadway Operations Supervisor

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