Kelowna News Staff

Okanagan Breastfeeding donated milk from a milk drive on Oct. 9 to Kelowna’s new milk depot. From left to right: Tina Parkes, Alana Young, Cheryl Martelli, Rita and Ria Maczek (mom and baby), Lindley Granger, Nicki Albrecht.

New milk donation depots open in Kelowna and Kamloops

Interior Health opened the depots to help at-risk babies

Okanagan Breastfeeding donated milk from a milk drive on Oct. 9 to Kelowna’s new milk depot. From left to right: Tina Parkes, Alana Young, Cheryl Martelli, Rita and Ria Maczek (mom and baby), Lindley Granger, Nicki Albrecht.
(Okanagan Humane Society)

Okanagan society nurses cat found starving, badly injured ‘back to his new handsome self’

Geronimo was brought in to the society in May, but is now healthy and happy

(Okanagan Humane Society)
Kelowna father pleads guilty to triple murder of daughters, wife

Kelowna father pleads guilty to triple murder of daughters, wife

Jacob Forman pleaded guilty before a judge in a provincial courtroom in Kelowna Thursday

Kelowna father pleads guilty to triple murder of daughters, wife
A baby deer named Gilbert is in need of a home at a licensed sanctuary, says Dr. Oz of Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital. (Facebook)

UPDATE: West Kelowna fawn euthanized, not claimed by sanctuary

Gilbert the deer has been euthanized after a suitable home was not found in time

A baby deer named Gilbert is in need of a home at a licensed sanctuary, says Dr. Oz of Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital. (Facebook)
If a bystander sees a dog in distress in a vehicle, the bystander is lawfully allowed to try and rescue the dog. Don’t forget to call officials. (Contributed)

BC SPCA launches #NoHotPets campaign this summer

Many dog owners don’t know how deadly hot cars can be, SPCA stated

If a bystander sees a dog in distress in a vehicle, the bystander is lawfully allowed to try and rescue the dog. Don’t forget to call officials. (Contributed)
A red Ferrari was busted on Canada Day for going more than 200 km/h on Highway 97 C in West Kelowna. (BC RCMP)                                A red Ferrari was busted on Canada Day for going more than 200 km/h on Highway 97 C in West Kelowna. (BC RCMP)

Red Ferrari goes into ‘warp speed’ on Okanagan highway

Canada Day speeder lands $483 ticket, impounded vehicle

A red Ferrari was busted on Canada Day for going more than 200 km/h on Highway 97 C in West Kelowna. (BC RCMP)                                A red Ferrari was busted on Canada Day for going more than 200 km/h on Highway 97 C in West Kelowna. (BC RCMP)
Two in hospital after float plane crashes in Okanagan Lake

Two in hospital after float plane crashes in Okanagan Lake

RCMP say wheels left down caused landing plane to overturn on lake

Two in hospital after float plane crashes in Okanagan Lake
Exercise can be made more enjoyable with the right soundtrack, UBC Okanagan researcher says. (Files)

Fast music can lead to a better workout: UBC Okanagan researcher

Upbeat tunes can make HIIT exercise more enjoyable, easier for less-active individuals

Exercise can be made more enjoyable with the right soundtrack, UBC Okanagan researcher says. (Files)
File photo.

B.C. bus driver loses case to get job back after texting while driving full bus

An arbitator ruled that Tim Wesman’s phone usage was a “a reckless disregard for public safety”

File photo.
Kelowna RCMP building on Richter Street (Photo by Steven Lin)

BC RCMP launch ‘fulsome review’ into 2012 interrogation of sex assault victim

Kelowna RCMP under fire after video footage of an “abhorrent” interrogation

Kelowna RCMP building on Richter Street (Photo by Steven Lin)
Big White Firefighters rescued the dog stuck in the ice Monday afternoon. Photo: Big White Ski Resort

B.C. firefighters rescue frozen dog from ice

The fire crew found a dog stuck in the at Lake Paul on May 20

Big White Firefighters rescued the dog stuck in the ice Monday afternoon. Photo: Big White Ski Resort
Full-scale search underway for missing kayaker on Okanagan Lake

Full-scale search underway for missing kayaker on Okanagan Lake

Kelowna Paddle Centre member Zygmunt Janiewicz, 71, failed to return from his ‘daily kayak’ on the lake

Full-scale search underway for missing kayaker on Okanagan Lake
Kelowna’s Dane Rupert won Season 7 of the Big Brother Canada series. Photo: Twitter

Big brother, big winner: B.C. player wins reality TV show

Kelowna’s Dane Rupert won Big Brother Canada season 7 Thursday night

Kelowna’s Dane Rupert won Season 7 of the Big Brother Canada series. Photo: Twitter
screenshot from Madison Attwood’s video
screenshot from Madison Attwood’s video
UPDATE: Family confirms man killed in shooting at Salmon Arm church

UPDATE: Family confirms man killed in shooting at Salmon Arm church

Gordon Parmenter was the victim of what his family believes was a targeted attack

UPDATE: Family confirms man killed in shooting at Salmon Arm church
Province concerned over allegations of B.C. social worker with fake degree

Province concerned over allegations of B.C. social worker with fake degree

The ministry has issued a statement regarding Robert Riley Saunder’s employment

Province concerned over allegations of B.C. social worker with fake degree
Police Cat Services: The RCMP’s purrfect way to fight crime

Police Cat Services: The RCMP’s purrfect way to fight crime

A police cat can work for almost 15 minutes a day before getting bored.

Police Cat Services: The RCMP’s purrfect way to fight crime
Golden retriever stolen from backyard in B.C. returned home

Golden retriever stolen from backyard in B.C. returned home

Atlas was returned home with the help of RCMP

Golden retriever stolen from backyard in B.C. returned home
Atlas, a one and a half year old golden retriever was lured from his back yard March 8 photo: Facebook

RCMP release security footage of stolen golden retriever from yard in B.C.

Kelowna RCMP are asking the public to help identify the woman in the video running with Atlas

Atlas, a one and a half year old golden retriever was lured from his back yard March 8 photo: Facebook
Dane Rupert, 27 will be the first houseguest from Kelowna photo: Big Brother Canada

3 people from B.C. cast on Big Brother Canada

Dane Rupert, former captain of the Kelowna Chiefs will be on T.V. screens March 6

Dane Rupert, 27 will be the first houseguest from Kelowna photo: Big Brother Canada