Alistair Waters

Michael Goehring, Mining Association of B.C CEO (left) with Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president Nikki Csek and William Gillette, dean of Okanagan College’s School of Business. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)

‘Latte-sipping urbanites’ need to realize value of mining in B.C., association head says

Industry generates a total of $3.9 billion in sales of goods and service across the province

Michael Goehring, Mining Association of B.C CEO (left) with Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president Nikki Csek and William Gillette, dean of Okanagan College’s School of Business. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)
In February, B.C.’s Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy announced B.C.’s first increase in pay in 10 years for people caring for developmentally disabled children and adults. (Hansard TV)

Community Living B.C. workers ratify new labour deal

Three-year deal covers 600 workers across B.C. who support adults with developmental disabilities.

In February, B.C.’s Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy announced B.C.’s first increase in pay in 10 years for people caring for developmentally disabled children and adults. (Hansard TV)
Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistair Waters - Kelowna Capital News)

Chretien says Trudeau has handled blackface issue properly

Former Liberal prime minister’s advice for Trudeau—move on

Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistair Waters - Kelowna Capital News)
Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistairs Waters)

Jean Chretien in Kelowna to support Liberal candidates

The former prime minister is in the Okanagan today to support local Liberal candidates

Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistairs Waters)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran was sworn into office in October by judge Lisa Wyatt after he was re-elected in October. Now he has received a death threat over the Internet. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)

Suspect arrested after Kelowna mayor receives death threat

RCMP say a 52-year-old man was arrested after an online post called for Kelowna’s mayor to be shot

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran was sworn into office in October by judge Lisa Wyatt after he was re-elected in October. Now he has received a death threat over the Internet. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)
UBCO has failed to have a human rights tribunal complaint against it thrown out. —Image: Capital News file

B.C. University fails to have sexual assault case thrown out

Former UBCO student claims report about sexual assault by another student was not handled properly

UBCO has failed to have a human rights tribunal complaint against it thrown out. —Image: Capital News file
Castanet reporter Nicholas Johansen faces a criminal charge of violating a court-ordered publication ban. —Image: Youtube

B.C. reporter charged with violating court-ordered publication ban

Castanet’s Nicholas Johansen accused of publishing banned information in court case

Castanet reporter Nicholas Johansen faces a criminal charge of violating a court-ordered publication ban. —Image: Youtube
Woman, 90, dies at B.C. care home following ‘altercation’

Woman, 90, dies at B.C. care home following ‘altercation’

Daughter of Kelowna seniors’ care home resident says she had been pushed

Woman, 90, dies at B.C. care home following ‘altercation’
The Interior Heart and Surgical Centre at Kelowna General hospital. —Image: contributed

Final phase of Kelowna hospital cardiac centre completed

Finishing new recovery rooms marks completion of $381 million project

The Interior Heart and Surgical Centre at Kelowna General hospital. —Image: contributed
Robert Riley Saunders. —Image: Facebook

3 more Indigenous youth sue B.C. social worker for exploitation

Robert Riley Saunders is accused of taking money from youths in his care

Robert Riley Saunders. —Image: Facebook
Offensive Facebook post by Okanagan Conservative riding sparks outrage

Offensive Facebook post by Okanagan Conservative riding sparks outrage

Post taken down after Conservative MP in neighbouring riding condemns it and demands removal

Offensive Facebook post by Okanagan Conservative riding sparks outrage
Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MP Stephen Fuhr in the House of Commons. —Image: Facebook

Kelowna to host B.C. federal Liberals

Liberal Party of Canada to hold its B.C. convention in Kelowna Nov. 16 and 17

Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MP Stephen Fuhr in the House of Commons. —Image: Facebook
Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson gets a flu shot from Chris Waller, owner of Lakeside Medicine Centre last week, to help raise awareness about the shot and flu season. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News

Interior Health urges public to get a flu shot

Health authority says it will help to stop the spread of influenza

Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson gets a flu shot from Chris Waller, owner of Lakeside Medicine Centre last week, to help raise awareness about the shot and flu season. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News
Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson gets a flu shot from Chris Waller, owner of Lakeside Medicine Centre last week, to help raise awareness about the shot and flu season. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News

Interior Health urges public to get a flu shot

Health authority says it will help to stop the spread of influenza

Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson gets a flu shot from Chris Waller, owner of Lakeside Medicine Centre last week, to help raise awareness about the shot and flu season. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News
Kelowna mayoral candidate Joshua Hoggan. —Image: Facebook

Mayoral candidate vows to spend 1 year homeless in B.C. city if elected

Joshua Hoggan says he will live in transient housing for a year if elected Oct. 20

Kelowna mayoral candidate Joshua Hoggan. —Image: Facebook
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, speaking to the media in Kelowna Monday flanked by Admiral Art McDonald of the Canadian Navy, commander of Joint Task Force Pacific (left) and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Defence minister thanks troops for B.C. flood relief work

Harjit Sajjan says not only was military response quick, support from locals has been ‘tremendous’

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, speaking to the media in Kelowna Monday flanked by Admiral Art McDonald of the Canadian Navy, commander of Joint Task Force Pacific (left) and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
The snowpack in the Okanagan is 208 per cent of normal, the highest since 1980.—Image: Thinkstock

Flooding fears grow across B.C.

Flood threat increases in many areas as upper level snowpacks reach record levels

The snowpack in the Okanagan is 208 per cent of normal, the highest since 1980.—Image: Thinkstock
B.C. city to fine those who give cash to panhandlers, buskers

B.C. city to fine those who give cash to panhandlers, buskers

Kelowna City says it plans to review the buskers program in light of public concerns

B.C. city to fine those who give cash to panhandlers, buskers
Well-known former B.C. radio personality and politician Barrie Clark dies

Well-known former B.C. radio personality and politician Barrie Clark dies

Clark remembered as a fair-minded ‘statesman,’ who always saw the big picture

Well-known former B.C. radio personality and politician Barrie Clark dies