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Kelowna man facing a number of charges after allegedly assaulting 2 people

35-year-old Brady Dolphin attacked two strangers before attempting to break into one of their homes

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Morning Start: The human calculator managed 36 additions in 15 seconds

Your morning start for Friday, Sept. 24, 2021

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A makeshift memorial has been created at the site where the body of a woman was found on the side of Highway 33 near Nickel Road on Sept. 19. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Memorial created for Kelowna woman found dead near Highway 33

41-year-old Krystal Moyan was described as ‘strong and beautiful’

A makeshift memorial has been created at the site where the body of a woman was found on the side of Highway 33 near Nickel Road on Sept. 19. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Central Okanagan COVID-19 cases drop for 5th straight week

75 per cent of Central Okanagan residents are fully immunized against COVID-19

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A parked Kelowna RCMP cruiser on Alumni Way on Sept. 23. Mounties have asked the public to avoid the area of Academy Way due to an ongoing police incident. (Twila Amato/Capital News)

Police response near UBC Okanagan caused by man allegedly wielding gun

The length of the closure is not yet known at this time

A parked Kelowna RCMP cruiser on Alumni Way on Sept. 23. Mounties have asked the public to avoid the area of Academy Way due to an ongoing police incident. (Twila Amato/Capital News)
Jan Paleta has been missing since Sept. 17. (Lake Country RCMP)

Body of missing Lake Country man found

58-year-old Jan Paleta was reported missing by his friends and family on Sept. 17

Jan Paleta has been missing since Sept. 17. (Lake Country RCMP)
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Morning Start: A 12-year-old became the youngest person to achieve nuclear fusion

Your morning start for Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021

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The view of Kelowna’s waterfront from the 36th floor of One Water Street’s east tower on Sept. 22. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Public art, top floor of Kelowna’s One Water Street tower revealed

Before showing off the top floor of the city’s tallest building, a sculpture outside of the towers was also unveiled

The view of Kelowna’s waterfront from the 36th floor of One Water Street’s east tower on Sept. 22. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Morning Start: A high schooler broke the world paper-folding record

Your morning start for Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021

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Dave Shearer of Pinchin Ltd. rappels down the 18-story Landmark 6 building on Dickson Avenue in Kelowna on Sept. 21 for Easter Seals’ first-ever Okanagan Drop Zone fundraising event. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

60 people rappel down Kelowna high-rise for charity

The initiative was just one of four Drop Zone events hosted in the province in the last week

Dave Shearer of Pinchin Ltd. rappels down the 18-story Landmark 6 building on Dickson Avenue in Kelowna on Sept. 21 for Easter Seals’ first-ever Okanagan Drop Zone fundraising event. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Kelowna RCMP seeking witnesses following fatal collision on Highway 97 in Lake Country

A 30-year-old female passenger was declared dead at the scene

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Strong winds, rain to sweep across Okanagan Valley Friday evening

South winds of 60 km/h gusting to 80 km/h may develop today

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Syilx artist Sheldon Pierre Louis works on his “We Are Medicine” mural on the wall of Kelowna’s Gospel Misson on Sept. 7. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

We Are Medicine: The Syilx-designed mural on Kelowna’s Gospel Mission

‘kʷu mr̓imstn - we are medicine’ pays tribute to Syilx artist Sheldon Pierre Louis’s culture and heritage

Syilx artist Sheldon Pierre Louis works on his “We Are Medicine” mural on the wall of Kelowna’s Gospel Misson on Sept. 7. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Morning Start: A Canadian has been named as the tallest teenager in the world

Your morning start for Friday, Sept. 17, 2021

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Kelowna sisters desperate to return to Australia to see dying mom amid travel ban

Chloe and Emily’s mother was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour

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Highway 97C near Elkhart Lake on Sept. 15, looking west. (DriveBC)

Snow blankets Okanagan Connector near Elkhart Lake

Snow began to descend onto Highway 97C Wednesday evening

Highway 97C near Elkhart Lake on Sept. 15, looking west. (DriveBC)
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Morning Start: The world’s longest legs stretch almost a metre and a half

Your morning start for Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021

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A family living in the Glenrosa area goes for a stroll down Preston Road on Aug. 18 as smoke from the Mount Law wildfire billows in the background. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Area restriction order for Mount Law wildfire near West Kelowna rescinded

BC Wildfire Service implemented the order on Aug. 21

A family living in the Glenrosa area goes for a stroll down Preston Road on Aug. 18 as smoke from the Mount Law wildfire billows in the background. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
A number of windows at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries on Spall Road were recently smashed by unknown assailants. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

‘It’s getting really bad out here’: Kelowna businesses concerned over recent thefts, vandalism

Businesses near the Landmark District are worried that the crime situation will only get worse

A number of windows at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries on Spall Road were recently smashed by unknown assailants. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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Morning Start: The oldest pig in captivity is 23 years old

Your morning start for Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021

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