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Kelowna RCMP are seeking the public's help to identify an arson suspect. The firebug's image was captured on security video moments after he allegedly lit a fire Monday. About 11 a.m., police received several calls that a man was witnessed starting a fire at the corner of Springfield and Burtc...

9/26/2017 1:03:00 PM

One of the busiest intersections in Kelowna is causing headaches for commuters. The Reid's Corner intersection of Highway 97 and Sexsmith and Old Vernon roads sees the worst amount of congestion during the morning and evening rush hours. One worker in the area said construction is making it di...

9/26/2017 11:31:00 AM

A late-night kitchen fire was doused by Kelowna firefighters overnight. Fire crews responded to the fire just after 1 a.m., on the 1500 block of Dickson Avenue. The occupant of the home managed to get most of the fire out before firefighters arrived to complete the job. Damage was contained to...

9/26/2017 7:02:00 AM

Construction of BC Hydro's Site C Dam in northeastern B.C. should be halted. That was the opinion of a majority of the more than 60 people who attended a BC Utilities Commission inquiry Monday night at the Coast Capri Hotel. The public feedback session is the third of 11 scheduled around the p...

9/26/2017 6:00:00 AM

Need a job? Kelowna Community Resources' job fair is the place to be this Friday. The job fair will be held at 620 Leon Ave., from 1 to 4 p.m. “This is a great opportunity for local job seekers to meet with employers and showcase their talents. In today's job market, face-to-face meetin...

9/25/2017 10:00:00 PM

Castanet's Evening Update for Monday, Sept. 25, with reporter Wayne Moore....

9/25/2017 5:56:00 PM

The Halloween season is just around the corner, and ghouls and goblins young and old are starting to ponder what costumes to wear this year. Halloween Alley, in Kelowna's Capri Mall, opens for the season on Tuesday. Dealer Deb Lawless says creepy clowns are popular again, especially with the r...

9/25/2017 3:54:00 PM

A new Kelowna Ford Lincoln dealership will occupy a prominent spot in the business park that will soon take shape at the former home of Enterprise Steel in Kelowna. When Vancouver developer PC Urban announced earlier this year it had bought the eight-acre lot at the corner of Dilworth Drive and E...

9/25/2017 2:05:00 PM

Kelowna RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to two teenagers. Police responded to reports of an indecent act on Sept. 8, just after 7 p.m., on Rutland Road. Two teenagers provided detailed statements to investigators. “After striking up a conversation with the tw...

9/25/2017 1:46:00 PM

A distraught man rammed a police vehicle and took off, Sunday, in Kelowna. Kelowna and Lake Country RCMP responded to reports of a distraught man causing a disturbance outside his home on Beaver Lake Road. Neighbours reported hearing the man yelling, screaming and acting erratically. “Of...

9/25/2017 1:37:00 PM