Lake Country

Tavin Hansom, 18, died after his motorcycle collided with a truck at Highway 97 and Old Vernon Road in Kelowna on June 23. (Tavin Hansom Memorial Ride/Facebook photo)

Memorial ride planned for young motorcyclist killed in Kelowna crash

Kickstands up at 12:15 p.m. Sunday to ride to Winfield Memorial Hall

  • Jul 5, 2022

 

Emergency crews were on scene Saturday, June 25, to assist a man with serious head injuries on the High Rim Trail in Lake Country. The man was returning to his campsite when his ATV flipped and he was thrown from the vehicle. (Central Okanagan Search and Rescue photo)

Man suffers serious head injuries in Okanagan ATV incident

Man thrown from vehicle returning to campsite on Lake Country’s High Rim Trail when ATV flipped

 

Dmitry Bodyu, a pastor from Melitopol, Ukraine, Jonasz Topilolo and Krzysztof Zareba, church leaders from Poland arrived in Kelowna to give thanks for B.C.'s generosity (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Polish and Ukrainian leaders land in Kelowna to give thanks for B.C. refugee relief

Dmitry Bodyu, Jonasz Topilolo and Krzysztof Zareba, will be travelling across B.C. to speak about the war

 

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Lake Country’s Iginla leads Canadians to championship game

U18 women play for gold Monday evening

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(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Canada’s lakes

Your morning start for Monday, June 6

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
Artists of all ages and mediums are invited to take part in the free Okanagan Rail Trail Plein Air event Sunday, June 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. between Km 0 in Coldstream and Lake Country along the Okanagan Rail Trail. (Contributed)

Okanagan Rail Trail to be captured by artists

Arts Council of North Okanagan, Opus Kelowna host free event from Km 0 to Lake Country Sunday, June 12

Artists of all ages and mediums are invited to take part in the free Okanagan Rail Trail Plein Air event Sunday, June 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. between Km 0 in Coldstream and Lake Country along the Okanagan Rail Trail. (Contributed)
Ross Wightman has been approved for compensation after falling ill due to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Ross Wightman/Facebook)

Lake Country man one of 1st in Canada to be approved for COVID vaccine injury compensation

The program will pay up to $284,000 for pain and suffering

  • Jun 2, 2022
Ross Wightman has been approved for compensation after falling ill due to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Ross Wightman/Facebook)
Lake Country neighbours rallied together to raise funds for Rylie and family while she fights cancer (Tammie Slater/Facebook)

‘Best street ever’: Lake Country neighbours rally behind child with cancer

Three-year-old Rylie is battling stage 4 agressive neuroblastoma

  • Jun 1, 2022
Lake Country neighbours rallied together to raise funds for Rylie and family while she fights cancer (Tammie Slater/Facebook)
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Hamilton-based band Elliott Brood to play Lake Country, Golden, Oliver

The band plays at Lake Country’s Creekside Theatre June 8

  • May 19, 2022
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Winfield Bakery not to reopen due to insurance after fire

Owners say bakery is “grossly uninsured”

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Duo rescued from Wood Lake after boat flips

Wind and waves caused the boat to lose balance

  • May 17, 2022
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Const. Rob Marshall of BC RCMP Highway Patrol records the speeds of motorists driving through a cone zone while TELUS worker Chad Barnett is on the worksite on Dog Creek Road Tuesday (Sept. 14). (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cone Zone campaign encourages Golden motorists to drive safe

Two roadside workers in B.C. died after being hit by a vehicle last year

  • May 16, 2022
Const. Rob Marshall of BC RCMP Highway Patrol records the speeds of motorists driving through a cone zone while TELUS worker Chad Barnett is on the worksite on Dog Creek Road Tuesday (Sept. 14). (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
B.C. Wildlife Federation offers a course called ‘Becoming an Outdoors Woman’ where women can learn archery, nature photography, proper handling of game meat, firearm safety and more (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Building confidence, gaining independence in the Okanagan while Becoming an Outdoors Woman

Women gathered at Lake Country’s Camp Winfield to learn outdoor skills in the BOW course

  • May 15, 2022
B.C. Wildlife Federation offers a course called ‘Becoming an Outdoors Woman’ where women can learn archery, nature photography, proper handling of game meat, firearm safety and more (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Habitat for Humanity Okanagan gave three families the keys to their new homes in Lake Country April 29, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Calendar)

Three more families in affordable living thanks to Habitat for Humanity Okanagan

Families were handed the keys to their new homes on Powley Court in Lake Country

  • May 2, 2022
Habitat for Humanity Okanagan gave three families the keys to their new homes in Lake Country April 29, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Calendar)
B.C. Coroners Service has reopened the investigation into the death of Lake Country woman Arlene Westervelt (File)

B.C. Coroner reopens case of Lake Country woman’s drowning

Arlene Westervelt died while canoeing with her husband on Okanagan Lake in June 2016

  • Apr 24, 2022
B.C. Coroners Service has reopened the investigation into the death of Lake Country woman Arlene Westervelt (File)
Jesse Wente, keynote speaker at the Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA) AGM and Conference in Salmon Arm April 26-29, poses for a photograph in Toronto in 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

Wildfires, climate change, lessons, successes featured at Salmon Arm conference

200 delegates and guests expected in the Shuswap for Southern Interior local government gathering

Jesse Wente, keynote speaker at the Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA) AGM and Conference in Salmon Arm April 26-29, poses for a photograph in Toronto in 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
Lake Country RCMP Detachment (Brittany Webster)

Lake Country RCMP seek witnesses after child bumped by SUV

The incident occured between 8:30 and 8:45 a.m. on April 19

  • Apr 21, 2022
Lake Country RCMP Detachment (Brittany Webster)
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Lake Country residents battle noise as farmers use choppers to keep cherry crops dry

Excess water causes the cherry to split and no longer good for harvest

  • Apr 11, 2022
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One of the grand prize homes is located in Lake Country at Lakestone – 9479 Ledgestone Road (Contributed)

Multimillion-dollar B.C. houses up for grabs in Hometown Heroes lottery

The largest grand prize package is a South Surrey home valued over $2.7 million

  • Apr 7, 2022
One of the grand prize homes is located in Lake Country at Lakestone – 9479 Ledgestone Road (Contributed)
The Winfield Bakery will be restored after a fire forced it to close March 10, 2022

A win for Winfield Bakery: building to be restored

“The Winfield Bakery will be restored and we will move back into our location.”

  • Apr 5, 2022
The Winfield Bakery will be restored after a fire forced it to close March 10, 2022