Kathy Michaels

An Arizona family in Sidney, B.C., says they might have to sell their beloved vacation home if the speculation tax rolls out as promised. (Black Press files)

B.C. groups form coalition with ‘Scrap the Speculation Tax’ campaign

Concerned British Columbians launch campaign to Scrap the Speculation Tax

An Arizona family in Sidney, B.C., says they might have to sell their beloved vacation home if the speculation tax rolls out as promised. (Black Press files)
Firefighters battled the blaze on Truswell Road last summer which consumed one building and burned two others. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News

Skills that could save their lives: B.C. firefights train in Kelowna

Master instructors from around North America had firefighters performing various scenarios Tuesday

Firefighters battled the blaze on Truswell Road last summer which consumed one building and burned two others. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News
Elderly B.C. man wins $425k battle with insurance corporation

Elderly B.C. man wins $425k battle with insurance corporation

George Apostolidis, who is described in court documents as an illiterate widower, was in need of funds.

Elderly B.C. man wins $425k battle with insurance corporation
B.C. boy continues fight for his life

B.C. boy continues fight for his life

Evan Shishakly is making some headway in the fight against a life-threatening infection.

B.C. boy continues fight for his life
Murder charges upgraded for B.C. man accused of killing wife and daughters

Murder charges upgraded for B.C. man accused of killing wife and daughters

Crown approved new information on Jacob Forman’s file

Murder charges upgraded for B.C. man accused of killing wife and daughters
File photo of Taylor Van Diest. Image: Facebook

B.C. man pleads guilty to 2011 murder of teen

Matthew Foerster will be back in court in April to be sentenced for his crime

File photo of Taylor Van Diest. Image: Facebook
File photo: Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS

Okanagan real estate agents brace for speculation tax impact

“There’s a real potential for a domino effect to hurt the market in Kelowna.”

File photo: Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS
Condition of the Coquihalla concerning for tourists

Condition of the Coquihalla concerning for tourists

“They don’t make a show called Highway thru Hell for nothing…”

Condition of the Coquihalla concerning for tourists
Heavy snowfall warning for Coquihalla

Heavy snowfall warning for Coquihalla

A lot of snow and cold weather is on its way, according to Environment Canada

Heavy snowfall warning for Coquihalla
B.C. Premier John Horgan.

Feature Friday: Wine war puts Okanagan vintners in a tough position

Notley’s actions derided, called ‘childish, foolish’

B.C. Premier John Horgan.
Woman’s ‘genderless’ ID won’t fly in B.C.

Woman’s ‘genderless’ ID won’t fly in B.C.

A New Zealand woman was not allowed to fly out of the Kelowna International Airport with her genderless ID

Woman’s ‘genderless’ ID won’t fly in B.C.
B.C. men accused in Alberta man’s murder appear in court

B.C. men accused in Alberta man’s murder appear in court

The three men charged with murder in connection with the death of a 20-year-old Alberta man were in court in Kelowna

B.C. men accused in Alberta man’s murder appear in court
MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth
MEANWHILE IN CANADA: Okanagan man skates through local streets

MEANWHILE IN CANADA: Okanagan man skates through local streets

When Mother Nature doles out freezing temperatures, what’s the most Canadian thing to do?

MEANWHILE IN CANADA: Okanagan man skates through local streets
Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder

Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder

A 61 year old man has been arrested for the 2013 killing of Theresa Neville

Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder
Snow warning for the Coquihalla

Snow warning for the Coquihalla

Driving through highway passes will require some extra caution today.

Snow warning for the Coquihalla
A snow plow pushes snow away from the roads during a cold winter’s day. (FILE PHOTO)

Heavy snowfall expected on Coquihalla

Snow forecast for mountain highways

A snow plow pushes snow away from the roads during a cold winter’s day. (FILE PHOTO)
Run, hide, fight — surviving an active shooter situation

Run, hide, fight — surviving an active shooter situation

A former Kelowna cop teaches how to survive an active shooter situation

Run, hide, fight — surviving an active shooter situation
Rainbow sticker campaign launched by B.C. business owner

Rainbow sticker campaign launched by B.C. business owner

Rainbow sticker challenge launched in Kelowna.

Rainbow sticker campaign launched by B.C. business owner
Charges stayed for Kelowna woman accused of threatening former premier

Charges stayed for Kelowna woman accused of threatening former premier

“Janeckova will be bound by the terms of the bond for the next 12 months…”

Charges stayed for Kelowna woman accused of threatening former premier