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Dr. Silvina Mema is a medical health officer with Interior Health. (Maria Cihlar - Photo)

Dr. Silvina Mema: Canada is the land of opportunity

She is a medical health officer with Interior Health

Dr. Silvina Mema is a medical health officer with Interior Health. (Maria Cihlar - Photo)
New condo building construction project at corner of Enterprise Way and Spall Avenue in Kelowna sees construction workers having to work outdoors in winter snow conditions. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)

WorkSafeBC encourages safety for outdoors workers

Winter cold and snow conditions create hazards for number of industries and occupations.

New condo building construction project at corner of Enterprise Way and Spall Avenue in Kelowna sees construction workers having to work outdoors in winter snow conditions. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)
Dayleen van Ryswyk and her husband Eduard have saved eight dogs from the dog meat industry in South Korea. (Submitted)

Kelowna’s year in review – February 2019

A look back at the biggest stories of the year for the month of February

Dayleen van Ryswyk and her husband Eduard have saved eight dogs from the dog meat industry in South Korea. (Submitted)
Dr. Connie Eaves. (Contributed)

Cancer cure breakthrough needs more research

Dr. Connie Eaves, a leading biotech research scientist in Canada, was keynote speaker at cancer care forum held Friday in Kelowna

Dr. Connie Eaves. (Contributed)
Robby and Jessica Follewell with their children. Eden (left) was adopted by the Follewells from an orphanage in India. (Contributed)

Kelowna Diwali Dinner celebrates India child overcoming life adversity

India orphan adopted by U.S. family had life-saving surgeries covered in part by East Meets West Children's Foundation

Robby and Jessica Follewell with their children. Eden (left) was adopted by the Follewells from an orphanage in India. (Contributed)
Site of the proposed residential/commercial redevelopment for property at the corner of Dilworth Drive and Baron Road. (Contributed)

Major Kelowna residential project unveiled

Busy Baron-Dilworth intersection adjacent to new residential/commercial project

Site of the proposed residential/commercial redevelopment for property at the corner of Dilworth Drive and Baron Road. (Contributed)
Led Zepagain bring their Led Zeppelin tribute show to Kelowna on Sept. 24 at the Rotary Centre For The Arts theatre. (Contributed)

Kelowna theatre stages Led Zeppelin tribute concert

Led Zepagain to perform at Mary Irwin Theatre in Rotary Centre For The Arts on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Led Zepagain bring their Led Zeppelin tribute show to Kelowna on Sept. 24 at the Rotary Centre For The Arts theatre. (Contributed)
Wilma Simpkins (left) and Jay McKay enjoyed a walk around Mission Creek Regional Park earlier this year. (File Photo)

Upgrading future vision for Mission Creek Park

Public asked for input on future amenities for iconic Kelowna park

Wilma Simpkins (left) and Jay McKay enjoyed a walk around Mission Creek Regional Park earlier this year. (File Photo)
Peachland Mayor Cindy Fortin extends a consolation prize of a peach to Armstrong Mayor Chris Pieper after the Central Okanagan community upended Armstrong’s bid for a third consecutive Make Water Work Community Champion contest. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)

Peachland beats out Armstrong for water conservation contest

Peachland declared 2019 Make Water Work Community Champions in fun contest with important undertone

Peachland Mayor Cindy Fortin extends a consolation prize of a peach to Armstrong Mayor Chris Pieper after the Central Okanagan community upended Armstrong’s bid for a third consecutive Make Water Work Community Champion contest. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)
Craig Faris says new smartphone apps are creating life changing opportunities for those suffering from visual impairment to lead normal lives. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)

CNIB enhancing lives of visually impaired

New technology helps eliminate loss of sight obstacles

Craig Faris says new smartphone apps are creating life changing opportunities for those suffering from visual impairment to lead normal lives. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)
Carr's Landing Art Tour is taking place this weekend

Carr’s Landing Art Tour is taking place this weekend

The event showcases Carr's Landing artists

Carr's Landing Art Tour is taking place this weekend
Okanagan school district monitoring McCurdy supportive housing plan debate

Okanagan school district monitoring McCurdy supportive housing plan debate

Top priority for board of education is to maintain safety integrity of local schools

Okanagan school district monitoring McCurdy supportive housing plan debate
School district monitoring McCurdy supportive housing plan debate

School district monitoring McCurdy supportive housing plan debate

Top priority for board of education is to maintain safety integrity of local schools

School district monitoring McCurdy supportive housing plan debate
People’s Party of Canada leader Maxine Bernier prior to fundraising dinner held Friday night in Kelowna. (Barry Gerding/Black Press)

PPC leader wants to appeal to voters’ intelligence

Maxine Bernier says his right-wing populist political movement differs from that of U.S. President Donald Trump and other similar European leaders

People’s Party of Canada leader Maxine Bernier prior to fundraising dinner held Friday night in Kelowna. (Barry Gerding/Black Press)
People’s Party of Canada leader Maxine Bernier prior to fundraising dinner held Friday night in Kelowna. (Barry Gerding/Black Press)

PPC leader wants to appeal to voters’ intelligence

Maxine Bernier says his right-wing populist political movement differs from that of U.S. President Donald Trump and other similar European leaders

People’s Party of Canada leader Maxine Bernier prior to fundraising dinner held Friday night in Kelowna. (Barry Gerding/Black Press)
Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle will present a report to council Monday that will show crime continues to increase across the city. (Capital News file)

Kelowna RCMP crime stats on the rise

Bicycle theft reflects biggest crime category increase

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle will present a report to council Monday that will show crime continues to increase across the city. (Capital News file)
UBC Okanagan campus in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Vision revealed for UBCO growth over next 20 years

Report submitted to Kelowna city council outlines UBCO campus development objectives

UBC Okanagan campus in Kelowna. (Contributed)
The level of Okanagan Lake is likely to reflect drought rather than flood conditions this spring unless a significant rainfall occurs between now and June. (File Photo)

Blame it on the rain: Will there be an Okanagan drought this summer?

Government environment officials cite rainfall from now until June as telling factor in drought forecasting

The level of Okanagan Lake is likely to reflect drought rather than flood conditions this spring unless a significant rainfall occurs between now and June. (File Photo)
Rutland Elementary Grade 5 student William Campbell hands over donation for the Central Okanagan Family Hub located in Pearson Elementary, congratulated on the efforts of he and his Student Voice Club members by Katelin Mitchell, director of services with Kelowna Community Resources which manages the family resource centre. (Contributed)

Kelowna students support family resource centre

Rutland Elementary Student Voice Club raises $1,300 in coin drive for Okanagan Family Hub

Rutland Elementary Grade 5 student William Campbell hands over donation for the Central Okanagan Family Hub located in Pearson Elementary, congratulated on the efforts of he and his Student Voice Club members by Katelin Mitchell, director of services with Kelowna Community Resources which manages the family resource centre. (Contributed)
Signs of drought across the Okanagan Valley are a reminder of how important it is to manage and preserve our water supply. (Contributed)

Okanagan water suppliers face drought reality

May and June rain will foreshadow degree of drought this summer across valley

Signs of drought across the Okanagan Valley are a reminder of how important it is to manage and preserve our water supply. (Contributed)