City of Kelowna

An RCMP cruiser parked outside the Bennett’s home in October 2021. (Kelowna Capital News)

‘I killed my husband’: Trial starts for Kelowna woman charged with 2nd degree murder

Billie-Jo Bennett is charged with the second degree murder of her husband James

 

The Wayne Gretzky-autographed Indianapolis Racers jersey that was stolen from Player’s Choice Sports in Kelowna. (RCMP/Submitted)

Autographed Gretzky jersey grabbed from Kelowna sports shop

Indianapolis Racers jersey worth about $10K

 

A person in Nelson holds a bag with 2.5 grams of methamphetamine. Possession of that amount of certain types of drugs, including meth, was decriminalized in B.C. as of Jan. 31. (Tyler Harper/Black Press)

‘People are still going to die’: Kelowna advocate speaks out on drug decriminalization

Decriminalization will free up the court systems to deal with ‘bigger fish’, said Angie Lohr

 

New mother Noelle and her seven puppies. (BC SPCA/Submitted)

Starving mother dog found chained up in cold gives birth to litter of puppies in Kelowna

The BC SPCA rescued a pregnant dog who has since given birth to 7 puppies

New mother Noelle and her seven puppies. (BC SPCA/Submitted)
A Vernon woman is suing a McDonalds in West Kelowna after falling on the property. (File photo)

West Kelowna McDonald’s sued in slip and fall lawsuit

A retired woman from Vernon is suing McDonald’s for a fall causing injuries

A Vernon woman is suing a McDonalds in West Kelowna after falling on the property. (File photo)
Goldfish under the ice at Munson pond in Kelowna. (Wendy Eiler/Photographer)

Invasive goldfish seen swimming under ice at Okanagan pond

Species often released after being pets

Goldfish under the ice at Munson pond in Kelowna. (Wendy Eiler/Photographer)
(Pastor Arthur Lucier/Instagram)

Lawyer questions consitutional right for B.C. pastor to be denied COVID appeal

Arthur Lucier wants to challenge the ‘constitutionality’ of 2021 Public Health Orders and his freedoms

(Pastor Arthur Lucier/Instagram)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Rainbow flags, motorcycle club and unicorns attend Kelowna Drag Story Time

Protestors of the Drag Story Time event were outnumbered by supporters

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Former Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran was charged with sexual assault on Dec. 7 2022 (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Ex-B.C. mayor Basran to be defended in sex assault case by lawyer from Air India bombing case

Colin Basran had a lawyer appear on his behalf in Kelowna on Jan. 24

Former Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran was charged with sexual assault on Dec. 7 2022 (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Generic photo of server. (Pixabay)

Restaurant pays out Kelowna woman $25K in workplace sexual harassment case

The harassment was not reported to the owners of Bouchons Bistro while it was happening

Generic photo of server. (Pixabay)
Anika and Ivan Kyrychenko and family after arriving in Kelowna. Host Pam Morgan with volunteer greeters from Kelowna Stands With Ukraine. (Cindy Fairs/Kelowna Stands With Ukraine)

‘Desperate’ need for immediate refugee housing: Okanagan not-for-profit calls for help

Twenty two Ukrainian families are arriving in the Okanagan before the end of February

Anika and Ivan Kyrychenko and family after arriving in Kelowna. Host Pam Morgan with volunteer greeters from Kelowna Stands With Ukraine. (Cindy Fairs/Kelowna Stands With Ukraine)
HOPE Outreach serves Kelowna and Vernon. (Black Press file photo)

‘The public doesn’t need to know’: Okanagan outreach society speaks out on sex worker violence

HOPE Okanagan runs Bad Date reporting where sex workers warn other marginalized and exploited women

HOPE Outreach serves Kelowna and Vernon. (Black Press file photo)
Shelter costs in Kelowna only differ by $78/month between renters and owners. (@khzny/Twitter)
Shelter costs in Kelowna only differ by $78/month between renters and owners. (@khzny/Twitter)
(Okanagan Regional Library/Submitted)
(Okanagan Regional Library/Submitted)
(Emahlee Cobman/Facebook)
(Emahlee Cobman/Facebook)
Jill Setah and her family wearing garments that she made. (Billie Jean Gabriel Photography/ Submitted)

From rivers to the runway: B.C. woman reclaiming Indigenous heritage with fashion

Jill Setah started sewing regalia for her daughters to dance in pow-wows

Jill Setah and her family wearing garments that she made. (Billie Jean Gabriel Photography/ Submitted)
A Kelowna woman is cloning her cat Bear after he was killed at only five years old (Kris Stewart/ Facebook)

Kelowna woman to soon receive kittens cloned after her beloved late cat

A Kelowna woman is replicating her beloved cat Bear

A Kelowna woman is cloning her cat Bear after he was killed at only five years old (Kris Stewart/ Facebook)
An RCMP officer came to the rescue of two children stranded at Kelowna International Airport (YLW) on Christmas Eve. (Black Press file photo)

Constable Claus saves Christmas for kids stranded at Kelowna Airport

The 12 and 13-year-olds were trying to make it home to Victoria for Christmas from Alberta

An RCMP officer came to the rescue of two children stranded at Kelowna International Airport (YLW) on Christmas Eve. (Black Press file photo)
Approximately 55 chicks were rescued from the hatchery (Barak Mayer/ Meat the Victims Israel)

Israeli police response to animal rights a stark contrast to that of B.C. police: Kelowna activist

Amy Soranno was convicted of break and enter after a hog farm protest with Meat the Victims

Approximately 55 chicks were rescued from the hatchery (Barak Mayer/ Meat the Victims Israel)
Protesters gather outside the Kelowna Court House during the sentencing of fraudulent social worker Robert Riley Saunders. (Jacqueline Gelineau)

Unregistered social workers should not be allowed, says governing body

After a fraudulent social worker was caught stealing, the association is calling for regulations

Protesters gather outside the Kelowna Court House during the sentencing of fraudulent social worker Robert Riley Saunders. (Jacqueline Gelineau)
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