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News Items tag as: KLJUL2019

  • Why the Okanagan Lake bridge has to float

    KELOWNA - You might not realize it, but when you travel from Kelowna to West Kelowna along the William R. Bennett bridge, you’re doing something absolutely unique in Canada — travelling on a floating bridge.
  • The secret history of Okanagan Lake's Commando Bay

    KELOWNA - It takes a lot of work to get to Commando Bay. You can hike for hours through rough terrain, bumpy hills, and dense forests. Perhaps you can find a plane to fly you over the spot and parachute your way down like a Second World War paratrooper.
  • Man injured in shooting south of Peachland

    PEACHLAND -  A daytime shooting south of Peachland is now being investigated by Mounties.

    RCMP received a report Aug. 11 at approximately 5:47 p.m., of a shooting that took place outside a residence located in the 7200-block of Highway 97 South, south of Peachland. Emergency first responders rushed to the scene, where they located a man with an apparent gunshot wound to his lower extremities.
  • LUCKY BRIDE: How a West Kelowna woman saved thousands on wedding costs

    WEST KELOWNA - Most brides likely consider themselves lucky but most brides haven’t heard Portia Connor's story.
  • How to make friends as an adult in the Okanagan and Kamloops

    KELOWNA - Don't you wish making friends was as easy as it used to be in kindergarten? When you're five, all you have to do is sit next to someone in the sandbox and give them a Fruit Roll-up. Bam! Best friends. 
  • West Kelowna teacher who pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation allegedly breaches release conditions

    WEST KELOWNA - A former Mount Boucherie teacher who pleaded guilty last spring to charges of sexual exploitation and attempting to pervert or obstruct justice has a new round of legal troubles to contend with.
  • Some seeing a slower start to the Okanagan's summer tourism

    KELOWNA - Smoke has yet to waft into the valley, but the memory of it is still stifling some Okanagan tourism operators who have noticed a slow flow of travellers through their doors.
  • Where you can have a cheap and cheerful birthday with free stuff

    When it's your birthday, you deserve special treatment. It's your special day and because it only comes once a year, you need to make sure you take full advantage of those 24 hours.
  • Why is a new home in Kelowna so expensive? Here's a few reasons

    KELOWNA - When it comes to building new homes, developers have a lot of stuff to buy – from the concrete for the basement to the lumber in the walls to the electrical wires running through those walls.
  • Magician who fooled Penn and Teller coming to Kelowna

    KELOWNA - You may know him from America’s Got Talent, MTV’s Greatest Party Stories Ever, Wizard Wars or Full Frontal Magic. His name is Wes Barker and he's a Canadian comedian and magician with over 159,000 subscribers on YouTube.

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