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Outdated, unwanted electronics collected for responsible disposal

Paul Marois took a trip down electronics memory lane Saturday.

Splash of Colour run to dye for

Get doused with colour.

Gospel Mission serves meal to 700 for Easter

Shadare Biglow is always appreciative of a free lunch, especially when she's trying to live on $880 a month.

Christians recreate Jesus' final walk to recognize work done to help poor in downtown Kelowna

Christians spent part of Good Friday following a large wooden cross through downtown Kelowna and stopping at places that symbolize the work people do...

Young giving record stores a spin as vinyl enjoys revival

When asked when record stores became cool again, The Grooveyard owner LeAnne Jakubeit declares they never stopped being cool.

Hear pop-rockers for free

Kelowna band Yukon Blonde comes home to play a free concert in City Park next month.

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Local News

  • The Okanagan Basin Water Board has awarded Lake Country a $10,000 water conservation and quality improvement grant to support a Vernon Creek Watershed/Beaver Lake Road drainage assessment project.
  • The Air Force Association of Canada 890 South Okanagan Wing will play host to the Pacific Group Air Force Association of Canada May 6-8 in Penticton.
  • A grieving mother from Kelowna who lost her baby daughter's ashes is asking for help.

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Glare causes crash

A plane crash last year just off the Okanagan Connector that killed three people may have been caused by glare blinding the pilot's vision, the Transportation Safety Board said Friday. See the Okanagan Saturday for details.

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  • Okanagan doesn't need to encourage more traffic
    Do you have any idea how much light rail transportation costs? Perhaps you should look into that a bit before making that suggestion. There is another alternative, you know. Just stop growing! More...
    By jgzeger
  • Flaherty didn't deserve the fanfare
    Flaherty was a Corporate Lackey that spent his whole political career in Ontario & Federal Conservative Governments deliberately draining the Public Purse to further his ideological bent of destroying... More...
    By DJA
  • Flaherty didn't deserve the fanfare
    This is a bunch of Crap Jack Layton lived in Co-Op housing and paid the maximum he could pay. There is no government subsides for Co-Op ownership it is owned by the membership, and geared to your abi... More...
    By DJA
  • Hire Canadians first
    And why is it legal for farm workers to be expected to work a 6 day, 60 hour week and all for minimum wage? Regardless of country of origin this is plain wrong. More...
    By omero
  • Okanagan doesn't need to encourage more traffic
    It would be helpful if those planning transit in the Central Okanagan were actually bus users. The transit committee is a farce. Have any of the members even been on a bus (photo-ops not counted)? The... More...
    By omero
  • Flaherty didn't deserve the fanfare
    Since the Conservatives came to power in 2006, and despite the global economic crash in 2008, the corporate tax rate has been reduced 6 percentage points, which represents about $12 billion less landi... More...
    By DVarga
  • Flaherty didn't deserve the fanfare
    Follow the money: 1960 41.0 1970 40.0 1980 36.0 1990 28.0 2000 28.0 2001 27.0 2002 25.0 2003 23.0 2004 21.0 2005 21.0 2006 21.0 2007 21.0 2008 20.5 2009 20.0 2010 19.0 2011 16.5 2012 15.0 More...
    By DVarga
  • A disappointing smear
    Don't expect more from this paper or this editor; both have shown a shameless promotion of their beliefs about all three levels of government. More...
    By omero
  • Boom times in Lake Country
    Pity poor Lake Country. More...
    By jgzeger
  • Hire Canadians first
    I am not sure about the arrangements at some of the local businesses using TFW's (Westbak Tim's) but I know that many of these franchises make money from housing the TFW's. They force them to live in ... More...
    By db42
  • Flaherty didn't deserve the fanfare
    The great Jack Layton indeed. Is Mr. Marshal talking about the Jack Layton, who along with his wife Ms. Chow, lived in subsidized housing while they jointly had an income of in excess of $200,000/year... More...
    By dougmachan
  • Flaherty didn't deserve the fanfare
    Yes, Flaherty did show huge largess to one particular corporation - it is called GM. I'm sure he wasn't too happy about the huge bailout but it did mean that many many GM workers and other auto indust... More...
    By eaglebudd
  • Okanagan doesn't need to encourage more traffic
    This letter makes too much sense! Some of the suggestions should have been implemented years ago but the quality of life takes the back seat to the short sighted pursuit of the almighty dollar. The fe... More...
    By dhmartin
  • Hire Canadians first
    I do not understand WHY the system will not train/retrain welfare recipients to fill these low end jobs! Is it NOT the intent to have these people re-employed and OFF the 'gravy train'? Anybody can wo... More...
    By Viper047
  • Our air could be a lot cleaner
    You have written what sooooo many of us have been saying to each other. I have a friend visiting from Manitoba and she says, "BC wants to be doing greener better than any other province? Then, stop wi... More...
    By damama55
  • Thumbs Up - Thumbs Down
    We are poorly served by our representatives in Ottawa from the Okanagan. Full stop. After YEARS of undistinguished service in the miserable back-benches, it is perhaps unsurprising that Mr. Cannan nee... More...
    By WestKBlogger
  • Concerned about spending on dog control
    Next the RDCO will want a "Dog Whisperer" on staff ! When it come to fines, of any kind, you HAVE TO enforce AND collect said fines! Otherwise, what is the use.... More...
    By Viper047
  • Stolen credit cards used in Vernon
    WE here in Canada need to follow the Americans on something they do there... I believe they call it the '3 strike rule' where IF you are charged with the same fraud, in this case, you are given a LONG... More...
    By Viper047
  • Publishers regret racy cover
    You call THAT racy?? Have you watched TV commercials in the last few years? I believe the FEW are way off base on this one, I personally WAS NOT offended by this picture..... I guess it is ALL about p... More...
    By Viper047
  • Unlike some Tories, Cannan's job is safe
    Maybe it was because Harper and his henchman Jason Kenney endorsed Rob Anders that he was turfed after 17 years. No less faithful to Harper than Kenney -- although considerably less favoured -- is the... More...
    By DVarga
  • The loss of credible information
    Great column, Mr. Bond! More...
    By DVarga
  • Leaders of all kinds should be accountable
    Rayek has raised issues and has asked questions any rational person ought to do. If those 'rational' people were to form the majority of voters at each municipal election, we should see change, progre... More...
    By mrajabally
  • Why a state funeral?
    Personally I believe Harper has gone overboard..... The man did his job , period! More wasted $$$$$$$ More...
    By Viper047
  • How did mistake go unnoticed?
    They must have NEEDED that $$$$ elsewhere in the ledgers.....to show profit? Whatever the reason you are right in that WHY would info be purged? I mean, there ARE ways they could save that info for et... More...
    By Viper047
  • Work starts on new Okanagan jail
    I can only say that I hope there WILL BE some major construction opportunities for local workers AND possible employment for locals when the project is finished and running! One thing I read was the "... More...
    By Viper047
  • The loss of credible information
    Was there not a German leader that did similar things for democratic rule AND to further his rule? I believe it was in Germany around 1936 More...
    By Viper047
  • Clark keeps Tories out
    Well, maybe more days per month than she appears in the BC Legislature to do the province's business? More...
    By DVarga
  • Remembering Jim Flaherty
    The Toronto Star's Thomas Walkom wrote: "There is no evidence that I know of to suggest that his motives were anything but public-spirited. But he was also an integral part of a government determined ... More...
    By DVarga
  • Clark keeps Tories out
    Clark's Hidden Ties to Investment Bank RCI Revealed Having been chair of subsidiary, BC premier touted RCI in Asia trade missions. By Bob Mackin, 11 Apr 2014, TheTyee.ca http://thetyee.ca/News/2014/04... More...
    By r2D4
  • Clark keeps Tories out
    Since Clark won her riding, I wonder how many days per month she actually lives in Kelowna, meeting with residents, etc. More...
    By r2D4