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

3/25/2017 6:00:00 AM

Kelowna hasn't seen a building boom like this in a decade. Figures released by city hall this week show the value of building permits in 2016 exceeded a half-billion dollars for the first time since 2007, right before the market collapse. Permit values last year totaled $537.5 million, signifi...

3/25/2017 6:00:00 AM

A new seniors health and wellness centre was opened Friday in Kelowna. The centre is located within the Cottonwoods Care Centre. Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick noted more than 22 per cent of residents in the Interior Health region are over 65 – "and that number is on the ris...

3/24/2017 9:00:00 PM

Castanet's Evening Update for Friday March 24, with reporter Wayne Moore....

3/24/2017 5:55:00 PM

Culture Vulture TV's Leanne Allen is back with this month's Okanagan Top 10 things to see and do....

3/24/2017 3:33:00 PM

“I went insane,” Grace Robotti told an RCMP corporal the day after her arrest and eight days after she repeatedly struck Roxanne Louie in the head with a small crowbar, killing her. “I was out of control, and I'm responsible for the end result at the end of the day.” Th...

3/24/2017 3:02:00 PM

Spring has teased us here in the Okanagan for the past several weeks, only to be followed by another dump of snow, but it appears warmer temperatures may be here to stay. Environment Canada is forecasting temperatures hovering around 10 C through Saturday and Sunday and no rain is forecasted. ...

3/24/2017 12:00:00 PM

The Capri-Landmark town centre has a significant infrastructure deficit. It's something an urban centre plan for the area hopes to remedy over the next 20 to 25 years. Planning staff will present the scope, timeline and engagement process it envisions to create the plan to city council Monday....

3/24/2017 11:19:00 AM

The Vancouver Police Department wants to know: Is it within you? The VPD is conducting a provincewide campaign, and recruiters swung through the Okanagan this week to drum up prospective cops. “We are travelling to Penticton, Vernon and Kelowna to answer questions and provide potenti...

3/24/2017 6:00:00 AM

Superheroes are taking over Kelowna this weekend. The Kelowna Fan Xpo, dubbed an “explosion of creativity,” begins Friday. Last year, more than 2,400 people participated in the fun and this year is on track to attract people from across Canada and the U.S. Opening night will hav...

3/24/2017 6:00:00 AM