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2 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

Christians recreate Jesus' final walk to recognize work done to help poor in downtown Kelowna

Rev. Karen Medland, front, of First United Church, and Rev. Pat Giannelia, with Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, carry a wooden cross to the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Centre in Kelowna during the 20th Good Friday Way of the Cross walk.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Castanet.net

Hearing set for Bobbitt

The dangerous offender hearing for David Bobbitt is slated to start June 9 in Penticton and last for four weeks.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Penticton helicopter age touches down for retirement

Jan Rustad with Tim Simmons in the cockpit of one of the HNZ Topflight helicopters at the Penticton base.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna cat-napping victim returned home

Jeff Cameron, from the Buckerfields on Springfield Road, said their store cat Annie was returned home at around 11 a.m. Wednesday, after being stolen last Saturday, and it was as though she'd never been gone.

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Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna's Bernard Avenue revitalization could be finished sooner than planned

The $14.3 million facelift and underground utility replacement of Bernard Avenue, the city's main downtown street, is nearing completion.

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Canada.com

Okanagan man charged after police allege he was found with bomb-making materials

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Officers honoured for being part of Alexa's Team

An Abbotsford police officer has been named an "All Star" with Alexa's Team, consisting of RCMP and municipal officers committed to reducing the number of impaired-driving deaths in B.C. Const.

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Regina Leader Post

I never got close to him, testifies Hells Angels associate accused in beating death of Kelowna dad

Norman Cocks , 31. a full-patch Hells Angels member, is shown with dad Robert Cocks, 53, a member of the Throttle Lockers, an HA support club.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Residents relieved with McDougall Creek flood mitigation work

Barbara Hart has been finding it easier to sleep at night this spring now that she doesn't have to worry about nearby McDougall Creek being breached by high stream flow.

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Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

License Lapse Halts $6.3M Drywall Job

Drywall work on a $150 million condominium project in downtown San Diego has been halted after California officials discovered that the subcontractor was unlicensed in the state.

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CBC News

Brain drain challenges First Nation communities across Canada

John Gladstone left his home community of Skidegate for Vancouver nearly a decade ago, and he has no plans to return.

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The Daily Courier

Murder trial starts in November for man who may have been insane

Despite a mental illness, the Kelowna man charged with murdering his mother goes to trial in November.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Castanet.net

The story of Gloria & me

Assigned to cover the story of Gloria Taylor's fight to die with dignity, two local Kelowna filmmakers ventured out on their most personal, heart wrenching endeavour yet.

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Vancouver Sun

Complaints about temporary foreign worker program spread

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

B.C. oil refinery project touted in Kelowna

B.C. media mogul David Black says his $36 billion oil refinery proposal for Kitimat not only makes sense financially and environmentally, it'll also benefit the entire province in several ways.

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Prince George Citizen

Training authority aims to link apprentices, companies

The Industry Training Authority is adding a pair of boots on the ground in Prince George to boost human relations between apprentices, the companies that hire them and local training centres.

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The Daily Courier

Struggling farmers win council's support to subdivide

A financially struggling Kelowna farm family hopes to sell half their land to pay off debts and keep their agri-business in operation.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Castanet.net

Rescued from a trail

On Sunday afternoon the Central Okanagan Search and Rescue group were called to rescue a woman on the Mission Creek Greenway.

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The Daily Courier

Drummers perform at Asian heritage gala

The Korean Drum Players will perform at the Asian Heritage Month opening gala performance at the Rotary Centre for the Arts on May 1. The gala includes the opening proclamation and local leaders' welcome remarks.

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The Daily Courier

New leader to build on Okanagan strength

The new leader of the BC Conservatives believes the party's popularity in the Okanagan will serve as a springboard for its rise to respectability province-wide.

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