All of B.C.’s frontline health-care workers can now access online support services to help them cope with the psychological effects of managing the COVID-19 outbreak.
British Columbians are being urged not to travel to small or remote communities in a new bid to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
An air traffic controller did not hear or see warnings that two planes were too close together in Kelowna airspace, an investigation has found.
Health care workers, police, and firefighters in the Kelowna area must try to find other care alternatives for their children before sending them back to school.
The July due date for property taxes in Lake Country may be pushed back to help residents struggling with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Migrant Rights Network is demanding action in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak among a group of Mexican farm workers at Bylands Nurseries in West Kelowna.
In an effort to keep the community caffeinated in unprecedented times, Third Space Cafe in Kelowna has special offers for health-care workers, first responders and the public.
The image of Hindu god Lord Ganesha, the four-armed man with an elephant head, should not be used to adorn one’s crotch and butt, according to the Universal Society of Hinduism.
Homemade masks may have some effect in protecting British Columbians from the novel coronavirus, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says.
Bylands Nurseries Ltd. made its own public statement Wednesday in the wake of Tuesday’s Interior Health announcement that there is an outbreak of COVID-19 among a group of farm workers employed by the West Kelowna business.
About 550 Kelowna-area students who are the children of essential-service workers are expected to return to schools for in-class instruction on Monday.
My name is Allison, I am from West Kelowna, and I have been quarantined in the Canary Islands, Spain, since March 14. The lock own is strict, prohibiting everyone from leaving their accommodation, including me.
Tucked away in a not-so-secret location, Penticton’s top city bureaucrats are carrying out their regular duties while also preparing for what might happen if they themselves fall victim to the COVID-19 pandemic.
B.C.’s provincial health officer says withholding the names of communities in which COVID-19 patients are located is an exercise in risk management.
A West Kelowna agricultural business has experienced the province’s “first large community outbreak” of COVID-19, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says.
Cost-cutting at Kelowna City Hall triggered by the novel coronavirus pandemic isn’t currently expected to include the layoff of any full-time employees.
The visitor information centre in Lake Country should be closed for the entire year because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, town council will hear Tuesday.
Police sirens, drums and applause provided an eclectic soundtrack to a heartfelt tribute to health-care workers Saturday night in Kelowna.
The largest one-day jump in the number of British Columbians testing positive for COVID-19 does not necessarily mean the disease is spreading rapidly, Dr. Bonnie Henry says.
Until a couple of weeks ago, Nigel Howard was just your normal everyday American Sign Language interpreter who teaches at several universities and travels the world educating people and working as a Deaf interpreter for the UN.
Teachers across the Okanagan are expected to reconvene virtually next week as they work on the next steps for students amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.