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Murder suspect arrested in SUV

A murder suspect was pulled from his vehicle and arrested in a downtown Kelowna alley Thursday morning.

Businesses fear project will stall tourist traffic

Tourist-dependent business operators are braced for heavy financial losses this summer with the six-month closure of Lakeshore Road.

Pitching in for a cleaner community

Many hands make light work - and if all those hands spend 20 minutes picking up garbage, it also makes the city a lot cleaner.

Small tax hike for WFN residents

Non-native residents of the Westbank First Nation reserve will see their taxes go up by

Murder suspected in Hiawatha Park death

Detectives are looking for a man connected to the woman they believe was murdered in a Kelowna mobile home earlier this week.

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.

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