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A dramatic single-vehicle rollover has reportedly left a person injured. Sunday evening, just before 6 p.m., a person driving a silver Nissan Murano flipped their SUV on Chute Lake Road, in the Kettle Valley area of the Upper Mission. An off-duty police officer was first on the scene. The c...

6/25/2017 7:30:00 PM

The grounds east of the runway at Kelowna International Airport were buzzing with excitement this weekend, as people of all ages came out to view dozens of planes from across Canada. The annual Canadian Owners and Pilots Association convention and trade show was held in Kelowna this year, the fir...

6/25/2017 1:00:00 PM

Boaters should watch out for hazards in Okanagan Lake. Photos sent into Castanet Sunday showed the dangers left in the lake from flooding and storms, including logs and docks. The Central Okanagan Regional District is asking boaters to be cautious about wood debris floating under the surface o...

6/25/2017 11:29:00 AM

Jeanette Lambert is Lake Country's newest councillor. Lambert won Saturday's by-election in the Carrs Landing ward with 130 votes. A total of 230 ballots were cast, including 147 at advance polls. There were 927 electors eligible to vote. Todd McKenzie was acclaimed in the Oyama ward as he ...

6/25/2017 8:18:00 AM

New ambassadors will beef up safety at hospital emergency departments in Kelowna, Vernon and Kamloops. The new client service ambassador program will start next week at Kelowna General, Royal Inland, and Vernon Jubilee hospitals, Interior Health's three busiest ERs. “The safety of our em...

6/25/2017 6:00:00 AM

The Canada Summer Jobs program will fund employment for 197 students in Kelowna-Lake Country this year. MP Stephen Fuhr says students can access a list of local employers partnering with the federal government by going to: Canada.ca/Canada-summer-jobs. The program provides funding to help empl...

6/25/2017 6:00:00 AM

Castanet is receiving reports of a dog being left in a hot car at 267 Lawrence Avenue in Kelowna. A caller says firefighters are en route with the appropriate tools to rescue the dog. The BC SPCA continues to remind owners to leave their pets at home instead of leaving them in vehicles on hot ...

6/24/2017 9:53:00 PM

The first official day of summer was Tuesday, and the hot weather has come out in full force. The hot weather alert issued by Environment Canada for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Friday was extended to all of southern British Columbia Saturday afternoon, including the Okanagan Valley. ...

6/24/2017 5:00:00 PM

Castanet's week in review with Nich Johansen....

6/24/2017 3:00:00 PM

Kelowna Rockets forward Kole Lind will be heading to Vancouver. Lind was selected by the Canucks during round two of the NHL Entry draft in Chicago and was selected 33rd overall in the second round of the draft. "Being drafted by Vancouver is awesome. Staying in Canada is awesome and goin...

6/24/2017 1:21:00 PM