City of Kelowna

Coach Donavin Scott, owner and head instructor of Lake Country Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaching a family class (Alex Senger/ contributed)

Man uses martial arts training to neutralize a violent car thief in Kelowna

The man trained at Lake Country Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Coach Donavin Scott, owner and head instructor of Lake Country Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaching a family class (Alex Senger/ contributed)
James Wood at about 16 years old, not long before he began to drift from his friends. His sister said James was inspired by their cousin Dody Wood, who played for the San Jose Sharks and gave James his stick. (Photo submitted)
James Wood at about 16 years old, not long before he began to drift from his friends. His sister said James was inspired by their cousin Dody Wood, who played for the San Jose Sharks and gave James his stick. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake woman calls for alert system after vulnerable brother dies at 27

James Wood fled family home in West Kelowna as family sought mental health treatment

James Wood at about 16 years old, not long before he began to drift from his friends. His sister said James was inspired by their cousin Dody Wood, who played for the San Jose Sharks and gave James his stick. (Photo submitted)
James Wood at about 16 years old, not long before he began to drift from his friends. His sister said James was inspired by their cousin Dody Wood, who played for the San Jose Sharks and gave James his stick. (Photo submitted)
(File photo/Black Press Media)

B.C. kids in grades 4-5 learn new skills in cycling safety

Everyone Rides Grades 4-5 teachings things such as helmet safety and hand signals

(File photo/Black Press Media)
Saunders leaving court on March 24, 2022. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Kelowna fraudulent social worker used ministry to misappropriate funds: Court

Robert Riley Saunders stole $120,000 in 2017 alone

Saunders leaving court on March 24, 2022. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

Kelowna ex-social worker claims youth he defrauded were not entitled to funds

Saunders is indicted on 13 charges of fraud, theft and breach of trust

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
Robert Riley Saunders. (File)

Kelowna ex-social worker lived a ‘lavish life’, youth in care had ‘no proper clothes’: Court

The hearing for disgraced social worker Robert Riley Saunders continued in court

Robert Riley Saunders. (File)
Researchers from UBC Okanagan identified ketamine as a tool in the fight against mental illness (UBCO)

Clinic for psychedelic therapy a 1st for Okanagan

Research out of UBCO shows promising results of Ketamine to treat mental illness

Researchers from UBC Okanagan identified ketamine as a tool in the fight against mental illness (UBCO)
Ryan Saunders has 13 charges against him (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘Self-centred’: Former colleague testifies against disgraced Kelowna social worker

Robert Riley Saunders has allegedly stolen from over 107 youth

Ryan Saunders has 13 charges against him (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Russian-Canadians supporting their brothers and sisters in Ukraine (Jacqueline Gelineau - Capital News)

Vernon family plans for Ukrainian refugee arrival as Russia presses on into country

Grygoriy Dyma will welcome his goddaughter and several other youth until the war in Ukraine subsides

Russian-Canadians supporting their brothers and sisters in Ukraine (Jacqueline Gelineau - Capital News)
Bear wearing a life jacket to get ready for a kayak ride (Kris Stewart)

The cat comes back: Kelowna woman cloning pet

About $50,000 to clone adventurous cat

Bear wearing a life jacket to get ready for a kayak ride (Kris Stewart)
Vigil attendees lit candles (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Vigil held at UBCO for late security guard, 24, after fatal attack

Harmandeep Kaur was attacked while working as a security guard on campus

Vigil attendees lit candles (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Okanagan bikers are trading in their leathers for pink shirts

U.B.A.K.A is raising funds and awarness for victims of bullying

(Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Iron Energy will not going to comply with the orders in the civil suit from Interior Health (file photo)

West Kelowna gym closes doors after Interior Health files lawsuit over COVID concerns

Iron Energy does not consent to the orders in the civil claim served by Interior Health on Feb. 15

Iron Energy will not going to comply with the orders in the civil suit from Interior Health (file photo)
A child is caught between two parents with conflicting opinions on whether they should be vaccinated (Adobe stock)

Kelowna dad loses parental custody until son is vaccinated, judge rules

Parents have polarized opinions on the COVID-19 vaccine

A child is caught between two parents with conflicting opinions on whether they should be vaccinated (Adobe stock)
(Black Press Media File Photo)

Lack of benefits, regular hours leading to BC Transit’s driver shortage in Kelowna: union

Bus service in several communities was cut by 15 per cent at the beginning of January

(Black Press Media File Photo)
Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021 (@guyatsfu/Twitter)

Indigenous-led partnership aims to build ‘climate-resilient’ homes for Lytton

The housing initiative will provide housing for fire evacuees by Sept. 2022

Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021 (@guyatsfu/Twitter)
Signs say ‘Mental Health Matters,’ ‘Gyms are Essential,’ and ‘#FreeBC’ (Iron Energy Gym Instagram)

West Kelowna gym ordered to close and fined $2,300 for disobeying COVID restrictions

Interior Health was escorted by RCMP at Iron Energy Gym

Signs say ‘Mental Health Matters,’ ‘Gyms are Essential,’ and ‘#FreeBC’ (Iron Energy Gym Instagram)
Breanna Berndsen and Kalista Senger, Canadians on the Kazakstan national team (@kalista.senger)

Kelowna hockey player worries about her teammates in Kazakhstan civil unrest

Breanna Berndsen plays for the Kazakhstan women’s hockey team

Breanna Berndsen and Kalista Senger, Canadians on the Kazakstan national team (@kalista.senger)
A man was found dead in Kelowna on Dec.21 (file photo)

Kelowna man found dead in trailer from possible carbon monoxide exposure

The 63-year-old man likely died from carbon monoxide exposure

A man was found dead in Kelowna on Dec.21 (file photo)
It’s Tough To Talk is a free course developed by men for men (pixabay)

Free B.C. designed app offers mental health course for men

The Canadian Mental Health Association and HeChangedIt developed a course on the app he.

It’s Tough To Talk is a free course developed by men for men (pixabay)