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A lifetime of work, 315 paintings in storage, a business closed, the future inky. Most people would give up at this point. Linda Lovista is made of sterner stuff. This is not an ending, but a hovering place waiting for transformation. Linda loves winter, which comes naturally — she was [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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What is known now as Benvoulin Heritage Park could officially carry that heritage designation. Kelowna city council Monday took the first step in grant heritage designation for the 1.26 acre site on the east side of Benvoulin Road between Byrns and Cooper roads. The Central Okanagan Heritage Society... [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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The City of Kelowna has made some changes to its Health Services Transition zone to help kick start development directly to the north and south of Kelowna General Hospital. A text amendment was approved by council Monday which would add multi-family housing as a primary use within the HD3 zone. [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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Thinking of exporting? Local help is available. Amber Piché, the new Export Navigator advisor for the Thompson-Okanagan, can offer free support for local entrepreneurs looking to make the leap to an international audience. "Successfully exporting overseas was once a possibility only for ... [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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A preliminary inquiry began Monday in Kamloops provincial court for a man charged with murder in connection with the death of a Kamloops woman who went missing two decades ago. Nineteen years after the disappearance of Angel Lyn Fehr, Trent Alan Larsen was arrested by police on Sept. 15, 2019, [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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Castanet Kamloops asked travellers at Kamloops Airport and locals in the downtown area about their thoughts on Air Canada's recent decision to suspend passenger flights indefinitely to the city. Some mentioned the negative impact this decision may have on the airport and airline jobs, while othe... [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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A Rutland man is sharing images of surveillance security footage that shows a man going door-to-door checking vehicles, presumably searching for a crime of opportunity. Gordon McKenzie tells Castanet he has spent almost $1,000 on cameras and a security system that allows him to keep tabs on his prop... [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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An Okanagan search and rescue group is reminding the public there is no shame in calling for help, especially because embarrassment can sometimes lead to rescue attempts being too late. Brenda Arychuk, information officer with Oliver/Osoyoos Search and Rescue as well as being a volunteer rescuer her... [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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A new survey finds more than half of British Columbians are worried about how the pandemic will affect their savings and retirement plans. The TD Bank survey found British Columbians are significantly more likely to be worried compared to those in other regions, and 40% said they could use some [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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More details are coming into focus about a virtual tourism conference hosted by Tourism Vernon. Organizers say the free Feb. 18 Zoom conference will include research, insights and valuable information about what lies ahead for the industry on a provincial, regional and local level. Speakers will inc... [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
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