Local News Kelowna and Area

  • B.C. woman 'not getting anywhere' in trying to help loved one in care home

    “I’m not a person who makes waves but I have to speak up, because I’m not getting anywhere. It’s Al’s life I’m fighting for right now.”
  • Lumby students dominate college spaghetti bridge contest

    KELOWNA - It came down to a battle between three friends from Lumby at Okanagan College’s 32nd annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest held at the Kelowna campus today.

    Grade seven student Adrian Schartner from Lumby placed first with his bridge weighing 982.6 grams and supporting 275.6 kilograms before spectacularly collapsing in front of cheering friends, peers, teachers and parents. His bridge was the only one to break the 200-kilogram pressure threshold.
  • Connecting wine country with the Rockies

Ruby the cat was found at kilometre 13 on Lac du Bois Road near Kamloops after being missing for 36 days.
House cat survives 36 days lost in backcountry near Kamloops
A Kamloops house cat was found last week in the backcountry around Lac du Bois Road near the city after being missing for 36 days. The calico cat called Ruby, was turned into the SPCA shelter weighing only two pounds after its ordeal, but w
A pumpkin patch in a garden in Kamloops.
When to pick those pumpkins as nights get colder in Kamloops, Okanagan
Pumpkins are reaching maturity and turning orange in many backyards in Kamloops and the Okanagan as Halloween approaches but with reports of frosty nights coming, some residents are wondering if they should pull their pumpkins off the vine early.

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