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Residents no longer fear flooding

Barbara Hart can finally breathe a sigh of relief.

Dump HQ over budget

A new city building at the Glenmore dump that was pared down in design once because of perceived extravagance nevertheless wound up exceeding its...

Second crossing years away

A second crossing of Okanagan Lake is on the radar of the provincial Liberal government, but it is barely a blip in the distance.

Cat came back

Annie the kidnapped cat was curled up next to its owner for the long trip back to Kelowna after a thief in Ashcroft surrendered...

Entire highway getting a detour

Westside commuters should expect some upcoming delays when all five lanes of Highway 97 are shifted onto a short detour route.

New exhibition series opens at art gallery

Man and Nature, the first exhibition in a new annual series entitled One on One, opened Saturday at the Kelowna Art Gallery.

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Local News

  • Plans for a controversial car wash were scrubbed away through the energetic opposition of hundreds of Glenmore residents.
  • More than 140 people celebrated the Jewish Passover festival on Monday with a community Seder at Summerhill Estate Winery.
  • Mission hosts Easter dinner

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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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  • 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
  • Sheila Fraser didn't deserve shot
    While Manchester had it coming, I have to say there's something pretty equitable in the fact that he published Stan Gooch's absolutely perfect take-down. Keep 'dem letters rolling, folks! More...
    By DVarga
  • Pipeline waters muddied
    If by "economic ransom" you mean collusion between the Yinka Dene and Eagle Spirit Energy Holdings to reject one pipeline in order to promote another, there's no evidence of that. What's in plain sigh... More...
    By DVarga
  • Pipeline waters muddied
    On Friday, the four clans of the Yinka Dene in Fort St. James officially rejected the Northern Gateway. Together, they own territory covering a quarter of the route for the proposed pipeline. If that’... More...
    By DVarga
  • The loss of credible information
    Every time stories like these are revealed it becomes more and more obvious that Harper and his merry bunch of Con Artists are trying to rule Canada by deception. Are there any Conservative Canadians ... More...
    By DJA
  • Sheila Fraser didn't deserve shot
    So true, even Loyal Conservatives must be able to see the obvious Bias in the Courier article. The real question is do they really care? The writer try's to downplay the concern by very credible exper... More...
    By DJA
  • Snelson trial moving to Kamloops
    This is just another 'scuzz bucket' using the system! He is sitting in jail in hopes that he will get a lesser sentence and THEN because of the 'time served' crap, he will be out in a couple of years!... More...
    By Viper047
  • A parting shot on the matter of the cop shop
    Bravo DVarga! bbj clearly has a problem grasping that apathy and common sense are not the same thing. You have done an excellent job in questioning the basis for a paean to a grand edifice to the surv... More...
    By manifesto2000
  • A parting shot on the matter of the cop shop
    Dianne, thanks for taking the time to provide evidence and support for an unnecessary expenditure (not saying we do not need a new RCMP dig)that will take us taxpayers 40 years to pay for the mortgage... More...
    By mrajabally
  • Remembering Jim Flaherty
    I am also sorry to see anybody pass away at such a young age.However this nothing but a typical Propaganda article written by our MP that has become nothing but another Bully thug for Harper. this Bil... More...
    By DJA
  • Clark keeps Tories out
    Clark is only a Liberal by name her Government is in bed with the worst Conservative Federal Government this Country has ever had the misfortune to have. More...
    By DJA
  • A parting shot on the matter of the cop shop
    Oh, that's a good one! It's through the silent inaction of the Silent Majority that we're spending $42.4 million on a building we seemingly don't need! More...
    By DVarga
  • A parting shot on the matter of the cop shop
    Dianne, sour grapes again! If the populace was dead against the new police HQ sufficiently they would have taken action....but only a small handful did voice concerns! Once again the silent majority s... More...
    By bbj
  • A parting shot on the matter of the cop shop
    I wonder if you'd like to reinforce your thoughts by writing a short note to mayor and council? I think this is our last chance to rattle our cages. More...
    By DVarga
  • A parting shot on the matter of the cop shop
    Great letter! Thanks for articulating so well my concerns and complaints about this entire fiasco! More...
    By camdd
  • A parting shot on the matter of the cop shop
    Once again it simply shows the arrogance of Gray and council! They have learned their lessons well 'grasshopper!' Well done ! More...
    By Viper047
  • ALR must be saved
    Western Canada still needs to export 80% of its agricultural production More...
    By Free Market
  • ALR must be saved
    What 'looming food crisis'? Western Canada still needs to 80% of its agricultural production. Anyone professionally involved in agriculture knows that we are on track to double output of the major agr... More...
    By Free Market
  • A tribute to Flaherty
    Flaherty finally had a good idea and was pushed out of the door for it. More...
    By DJA
  • Will Cannan apologize for behaviour in Parliament?
    Ron Cannan has become a real Harper Thug.He has given his heart, soul & moral values over to his Con Artist Boss. He has done this rather than having the intestinal fortitude to stand up for his const... More...
    By DJA