Jacqueline Gelineau

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

Conservative Leader Poilievre elaborates on controversial Kelowna tent city tweet

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre spoke with Capital News about homelessness in Kelowna

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
People who experience homelessness in Kelowna often sleep in doorways of businesses on the city’s main downtown street, Bernard Avenue. (David Venn - Kelowna Capital News)

Kelowna’s tent city garners national attention after Poilievre tweet

Pierre Poilievre tweeted a video of a designated homeless encampment in Kelowna

People who experience homelessness in Kelowna often sleep in doorways of businesses on the city’s main downtown street, Bernard Avenue. (David Venn - Kelowna Capital News)
Western painted turtles get their name from their western distribution and their finely detailed red, yellow and green markings. (John G. Woods photo)

Man caught snatching endangered turtles from Kelowna pond

Conservation Officers caught the man and want to remind the public that wildlife must stay wild

Western painted turtles get their name from their western distribution and their finely detailed red, yellow and green markings. (John G. Woods photo)
An RCMP cruiser parked outside the Bennett’s home in October 2021. (Kelowna Capital News)

Kelowna woman pleads guilty to killing husband, sentenced to 14 years

Billie-Jo Bennett entered a guilty plea to manslaughter

An RCMP cruiser parked outside the Bennett’s home in October 2021. (Kelowna Capital News)
(Photo - Conservation Officer Service - Facebook)

B.C. woman fined for possession and sale of endangered turtle

An undercover operation intercepted the sale of the Western Painted Turtle named Michelangelo

(Photo - Conservation Officer Service - Facebook)
Jim Lawrence, 84, starts most mornings with a walk/ run, often meeting up with a group of friends well before most of the world is awake. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘Clinically dead’: Kelowna senior comes back to lead the pack by example

Jim Lawrence, 84, has not let a cardiac arrest stop him from walk/running races

Jim Lawrence, 84, starts most mornings with a walk/ run, often meeting up with a group of friends well before most of the world is awake. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Celebrating a big putt at a 2022 RBC PGA Scramble Regional Final. (Megan Robinson/PGA of Canada)

Amateur PGA events coming to Kelowna courses

The Kelowna golf events are held on May 29, June 27, and July 23

Celebrating a big putt at a 2022 RBC PGA Scramble Regional Final. (Megan Robinson/PGA of Canada)
(Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Ukrainian newcomers at risk of human trafficking in the Okanagan, warns RCMP

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is warning displaced people about human trafficking

(Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Noelle now loves hikes and getting dirty. (BC SPCA/ Submitted)

Pregnant dog chained up in freezing Kelowna basement now enjoys morning snuggles

Noelle gave birth to 7 puppies after being rescued and now enjoys hikes and peanut butter Kongs

Noelle now loves hikes and getting dirty. (BC SPCA/ Submitted)
UBCO masters student Leah D'Aloisio. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

UBC Okanagan researching ‘major differences’ between Indian and Euro-Canadian guts

The gut microbiology research is looking at why Indians develop irritable bowel disease in Canada

UBCO masters student Leah D'Aloisio. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
(File Photo)

Kelowna man sues North Okanagan-Shuswap school board after told to ‘play through’ brain injury

Simon Wiebe suffers from a traumatic brain injury from a 2017 football game in Salmon Arm

(File Photo)
Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)

Kelowna man sues hospital, doctor for ‘deformed’ penis after surgery

The presence of nurses in the OR caused him to feel ‘embarrassed and ashamed’ before the penis surgery

Kelowna General Hospital (File photo)
(Alex Senger/Submitted)

Kelowna paraclimber training and fundraising to become world’s best

Shamus Boulianne is training in Kelowna to represent Canada on the world stage

(Alex Senger/Submitted)
(Okanagan College nursing students/Submitted)

Okanagan College nursing students speak out against program transfer to UBCO

The provincial government decided to consolidate the UBCO and OC nursing programs

(Okanagan College nursing students/Submitted)
Jordyn Miller carrying a baby for an Okanagan family (Jordyn Miller/ Submitted)

B.C. surrogate mom helps to create unique families across Canada

Jordyn Miller is a mother of two and surrogate of four children

Jordyn Miller carrying a baby for an Okanagan family (Jordyn Miller/ Submitted)
B.C. sex workers are preparing for their busy season, which can be dangerous. (Unsplash)

Sex trade workers, outreach organizations prepare for busy Kelowna tourist season

HOPE outreach urges people to pay for the services they solicit as though it’s a legal industry

B.C. sex workers are preparing for their busy season, which can be dangerous. (Unsplash)
The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for a Kelowna man convicted of second-degree murder for bludgeoning another man with a hammer. Media wait outside court in Vancouver, on June 2, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘Second lease on life’: Kelowna man convicted of 2003 murder seeks early parole

David Poirier was convicted of first degree murder of Douglas Terry Kuntz

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for a Kelowna man convicted of second-degree murder for bludgeoning another man with a hammer. Media wait outside court in Vancouver, on June 2, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
An international student was taken to hospital after being assaulted at a Kelowna bus stop on March. 17. (World Sikh Organization of Canada)

‘Investigate attack on international student as a hate crime’: Kelowna Sikh community

An international student was taken to hospital after being assaulted at a Kelowna bus stop

An international student was taken to hospital after being assaulted at a Kelowna bus stop on March. 17. (World Sikh Organization of Canada)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘I’m worried about the other kids’: Girl testifies against piano teacher in Kelowna sex assault case

Neil Nein-Nein Wong is charged with the sexual assault of a child

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Horses in the Brittany Triangle. (Photo/Wayne McCrory)

B.C.’s ‘cowboy cop’ investigating horse herd killed near Kamloops in ‘cruel act’

The herd may have roamed the area for hundreds of years after travelling to Canada from Russia

Horses in the Brittany Triangle. (Photo/Wayne McCrory)