Gary Barnes

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: Kelowna UBCO tower passes public hearing at 46-storeys

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
A serious crash has closed Highway 97 in Summerland. (Photo/Monique Tamminga)

Crash involving scooter sends 3 to hospital closes Highway 97 in Summerland

Truck and moped scooter were involved in the crash

A serious crash has closed Highway 97 in Summerland. (Photo/Monique Tamminga)
More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)

Planned work led to huge FortisBC outage in the Okanagan

More than 30,000 customers were affected

More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an electric battery announcement at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

PM Trudeau makes surprise visit to Okanagan

The Prime Minister’s last visit to the Okanagan was in 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an electric battery announcement at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
Night time photos of Nohomin Creek wildfire, about two-kilometeres north of Lytton, B.C. July 14, 2022. (Facebook/Edith Loring Kuhanga)
Night time photos of Nohomin Creek wildfire, about two-kilometeres north of Lytton, B.C. July 14, 2022. (Facebook/Edith Loring Kuhanga)
A wildfire started about two-kilometres northwest of Lytton, B.C. on July 14. (Facebook BC Wildfire and Flood Support Group)

Out-of-control Nohomin Creek wildfire near Lytton now 1,500 hectares

Fire is now moving away from the Village of Lytton and Lytton First Nation

A wildfire started about two-kilometres northwest of Lytton, B.C. on July 14. (Facebook BC Wildfire and Flood Support Group)
Kelowna International Airport. (File photo)

Kelowna Airport lands $500,000 in funding for terminal expansion

YLW has received $500,00 in funding through B.C.’s mass timber demonstration program

Kelowna International Airport. (File photo)
Professional bull riders will be "looking for eight" at Kelowna's Prospera Place on July 20. (File photo/Black Press Media)

Bull riders return to Kelowna

Professional Bull Riders Canada returns to the Okanagan July 20

Professional bull riders will be "looking for eight" at Kelowna's Prospera Place on July 20. (File photo/Black Press Media)
The Nouissers stand outside their Peachland, B.C. home which was the scene of an armed police response that may have been predicted by a swatting call on Apr. 16, 2022 (Photo/Gary Barnes)

‘What am I charged with?’ B.C. couple seeks RCMP apology after suspected swatting call

“They marched through my house with guns drawn going ‘clear’, top floor clear.’”

The Nouissers stand outside their Peachland, B.C. home which was the scene of an armed police response that may have been predicted by a swatting call on Apr. 16, 2022 (Photo/Gary Barnes)
The Nouissers stand outside their Peachland home which was the scene of an armed police response that may have been predicted by a swatting call on Apr. 16, 2022 (Photo/Gary Barnes)

‘What am I charged with?’ Peachland couple seeks RCMP apology after suspected swatting call

“They marched through my house with guns drawn going ‘clear’, top floor clear.’”

The Nouissers stand outside their Peachland home which was the scene of an armed police response that may have been predicted by a swatting call on Apr. 16, 2022 (Photo/Gary Barnes)
Chelsea Cardno went missing on June 14, 2022 while out walking her dog JJ (Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)

Mother of missing Kelowna woman confirms body found in flooded field is her daughter

‘It is with very heavy hearts that we have to announce that we have found our sweet Chelsea’

Chelsea Cardno went missing on June 14, 2022 while out walking her dog JJ (Photo - @chelscardno/Instagram)
RCMP says a body has been found in Mission Creek. (Photo/Jake Courtepatte)

Body found in flooded field near Mission Creek: Kelowna RCMP

A body was discovered in a flooded field in the 3600 block of Berard Road this afternoon

RCMP says a body has been found in Mission Creek. (Photo/Jake Courtepatte)
The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team prepare to launch from the Peachland Yacht Club. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

Search for Calgary man missing in Okanagan Lake now recovery operation

Oluwaseun Samson Adedeji has been missing since Jun. 18 after jumping into the water near Squally Point

The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team prepare to launch from the Peachland Yacht Club. (Photo/Gary Barnes)
RCMP Corp. Amadeo Vecchio (left) returns World War documents and medals to Michael Wintermute. The items belonged to his father and grandfather. (Photo Brittany Webster)

World War discharge certificate and medals come home to owner

Items were stolen from a home in fall 2021 but the theft was not reported to police

RCMP Corp. Amadeo Vecchio (left) returns World War documents and medals to Michael Wintermute. The items belonged to his father and grandfather. (Photo Brittany Webster)
Quality of life indicators saw a drop this year, compared to the 2020 survey. (Contributed)

Quality of life in Kelowna good, but perceived getting worse: survey

“I don’t really want to take this report card home and show it to my mother”

Quality of life indicators saw a drop this year, compared to the 2020 survey. (Contributed)
WFN government is now preparing for a general election and vote of its membership on Sept. 15. (File photo)

Westbank First Nation looks to future after resignation of Chief Derickson

‘Including open and inclusive dialogue with its membership, all members of council, and administration’

WFN government is now preparing for a general election and vote of its membership on Sept. 15. (File photo)
WFN Chief Christopher Derickson has resigned, citing corruption within WFN. (Photo contributed)

Westbank First Nation Chief abruptly resigns over alleged “corruption”

‘Fighting corruption and promoting accountability, integrity, and transparency was the right thing to do’

WFN Chief Christopher Derickson has resigned, citing corruption within WFN. (Photo contributed)
Bank of Canada analyst Farid Salji speaks to business owners about counterfeit bills at Kelowna RCMP headquarters. (Photo/Kelowna Cap News)

Education urged for B.C. businesses in battling bogus bills

‘We have materials designed for everybody, and everything is absolutely free’

Bank of Canada analyst Farid Salji speaks to business owners about counterfeit bills at Kelowna RCMP headquarters. (Photo/Kelowna Cap News)
Bridge over Kelowna’s Mission Creek at KLO and Spiers roads. (Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau)

Kelowna declared state of emergency over flooding along local creeks

“This is totally unexpected”

Bridge over Kelowna’s Mission Creek at KLO and Spiers roads. (Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau)
Bridge over Mission Creek at KLO and Spiers roads. (Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau)

Flooding in parts of Kelowna as Mission Creek rises

Parts of Mission Creek Greenway have been closed

Bridge over Mission Creek at KLO and Spiers roads. (Photo/Jacqueline Gelineau)