City of Kelowna

A memorial for the five victims of the July 2021 fatal crane collapse stands in front of the Bernard Block construction site in downtown Kelowna in October of 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Widow files civil suit claiming 2021 Kelowna crane collapse result of ‘negligence’

The investigation into the collapse that killed 5 is ongoing

A memorial for the five victims of the July 2021 fatal crane collapse stands in front of the Bernard Block construction site in downtown Kelowna in October of 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
A fan presents her self-drawn Carey Price painting to the goaltender at Homebase 2022 in Kelowna. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)

NHL star Carey Price coming home to B.C. full-time

Canadiens goalie and family have moved out of their Montreal home

A fan presents her self-drawn Carey Price painting to the goaltender at Homebase 2022 in Kelowna. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)
Vernon’s Dr. Margo Greenwood will be named an Officer of the Order of Canada on Wednesday, June 21, in Ottawa. (File photo)

Vernon, B.C. woman named to Order of Canada

Dr. Margo Greenwood to be honoured for decades of innovative research in early childhood education

Vernon’s Dr. Margo Greenwood will be named an Officer of the Order of Canada on Wednesday, June 21, in Ottawa. (File photo)
Edward James Waddell was found dead in a Kelowna cell on April 1, 2017. (Submitted)

Kelowna Court hears that man died by overdose while in custody

Edward James Waddell was found dead in Kelowna jail on April 1, 2017

Edward James Waddell was found dead in a Kelowna cell on April 1, 2017. (Submitted)
Loyal Wooldridge. (Contributed)

People of privilege called on to support queer community after ‘hate crime’ in Kelowna

City Councillor Ron Cannon said all people should be respected after a surge homophobia

Loyal Wooldridge. (Contributed)
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan/ Black Press file photo)

Campfire ban lifted for Kamloops Fire Centre

BC Wildfire made the annoucement June 15

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan/ Black Press file photo)
Photos of Mona Wang after a January 2020 wellness check and a still from surveillance footage of Const. Lacy Browning pushing her head into the ground with a boot. (Submitted)

Kelowna Mountie to be sentenced for assault stemming from UBCO wellness check

Lacy Browning was charged with assault after a 2020 arrest on UBC Okanagan campus

Photos of Mona Wang after a January 2020 wellness check and a still from surveillance footage of Const. Lacy Browning pushing her head into the ground with a boot. (Submitted)
(Black Press File photo)

‘It takes a village’: Premier, RCMP, mayor, school speak out on possible hate crime in Kelowna

From Kelowna City Council to the B.C. Premier, people came together to speak out

(Black Press File photo)
Edward James Waddell was found dead in a Kelowna cell on April 1, 2017. (Submitted)

Inquest begins into case of man who died in Kelowna police custody

Edward James Waddell was found dead on April 1, after being arrested for a car crash the day before

Edward James Waddell was found dead in a Kelowna cell on April 1, 2017. (Submitted)
A police bike has been damaged. (Brittany Webster Photo)
A police bike has been damaged. (Brittany Webster Photo)
BC Wildfire air skimmers over Okanagan Lake on June 5. (Steve Tidder)
BC Wildfire air skimmers over Okanagan Lake on June 5. (Steve Tidder)
Carola Zabawa took this fire while travelling on Highway 97C, June 5, of the Pigeon Creek wildfire.

UPDATE: Out-of-control blaze off Highway 97C near Peachland grows to 33 hectares

The cause of the Pigeon Creek wildfire near Peachland is still under investigation

Carola Zabawa took this fire while travelling on Highway 97C, June 5, of the Pigeon Creek wildfire.
(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)
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)
A memorial for the five victims of the July 2021 fatal crane collapse stands in front of the Bernard Block construction site in downtown Kelowna in October of 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
A memorial for the five victims of the July 2021 fatal crane collapse stands in front of the Bernard Block construction site in downtown Kelowna in October of 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
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)
A memorial for the five victims of the July 2021 fatal crane collapse stands in front of the Bernard Block construction site in downtown Kelowna in October of 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

WorkSafeBC fatal Kelowna crane collapse findings to not be released amid criminal probe

WorkSafeBC has completed their research in joint effort with RCMP

A memorial for the five victims of the July 2021 fatal crane collapse stands in front of the Bernard Block construction site in downtown Kelowna in October of 2021. (Aaron Hemens/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)