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Election perk nipped in bud

Civic staff who supervise this fall's municipal election in Lake Country won't get extra time off for doing so.

A second shot at B.C. forest rights

Forests Minister Steve Thomson says the Liberal government is taking another shot at giving forest companies more rights to control British Columbia's public forest lands, but he rejects criticism that the plan would privatize provincial forests.

Suspicious death at Hiawatha Trailer Park

Kelowna RCMP are calling the death of a woman at Hiawatha Trailer Park suspicious. Police were called to the Lakeshore Road residence, where the body was found. The serious crimes unit is investigating. Neighbours said they didn't hear anything and didn't suspect there was a problem until police arrived. One man said the trailer park near Gyro Beach has had its share of problems. Police are withholding the woman's name until next of kin are notified. Anyone with any information is asked to call Const. Meyers at 250-762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Earthbound space odyssey begins

A simulated space odyssey has begun for a Kelowna scientist and five other researchers engaged in an earth-bound mission to Mars.

Killer chatted with victim before killing her

Matthew Foerster talked to Taylor Van Diest for a few minutes before he used a flashlight and shoelace to kill her, he told police.

Fire shuts down Apex chairlift

A fire forced an emergency evacuation of a dozen skiers from the Triple Chair at Apex Resort on Monday.

Victim of unsolved murders remembered at 'angel's run'

Family and friends of murder victim Tiffany Goruk appealed Sunday for anyone with information about the Kelowna woman's killing to come forward.

Residents in city's north end welcome new RCMP building

Some residents of Kelowna's downtown north end are eager to welcome the RCMP to their neighborhood.

Chef tries to avoid being 'chopped' as he cooks his way toward $10,000

Frank Sham is a Chinese-Canadian who owns and is chef at an Italian restaurant.

Adventure race pushes competitors to new highs

Mike and Lyndie Hill drew inspiration from other sky-to-sea adventure races in creating their original "elevator" race. The only difference is this elevator goes up instead of coming down.

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