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Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic

Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic

Executive director Laura Lansink said they expect applications will keep increasing

Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis

B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis

Purposely helps volunteers find people to help

B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
Tourists learn about icewines and table wines produced in the Okanagan on Jan. 24, 2020. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute

The institute said you don’t have to travel to support B.C. wine

Tourists learn about icewines and table wines produced in the Okanagan on Jan. 24, 2020. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Archiving approximately a million materials could take up to two years, according to UBCO archivist Paige Hohmann. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Behind the scenes of turning newspapers into digital archives

Kelowna Capital News donated materials dating from 1980 to 2000

Archiving approximately a million materials could take up to two years, according to UBCO archivist Paige Hohmann. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Plane with missing Merritt man ran off runway: Transportation Safety Board

Plane with missing Merritt man ran off runway: Transportation Safety Board

The man was seriously injured in the incident

Plane with missing Merritt man ran off runway: Transportation Safety Board
Report of missing man leads RCMP to Merritt plane crash

Report of missing man leads RCMP to Merritt plane crash

The man’s current condition is unknown

Report of missing man leads RCMP to Merritt plane crash
VIDEO: Cold snap brings ideal conditions for Okanagan icewine

VIDEO: Cold snap brings ideal conditions for Okanagan icewine

Take an inside look at how icewine is made

VIDEO: Cold snap brings ideal conditions for Okanagan icewine
VIDEO: Kelowna animal rescue team headed to fire-ravaged Australia to help wildlife

VIDEO: Kelowna animal rescue team headed to fire-ravaged Australia to help wildlife

Brad Pattison is bringing a team of five from B.C., Alberta and Ontario

VIDEO: Kelowna animal rescue team headed to fire-ravaged Australia to help wildlife
B.C. trio hopes to revolutionize tree planting industry

B.C. trio hopes to revolutionize tree planting industry

Flash Forest aims to plant a billion trees by 2028

B.C. trio hopes to revolutionize tree planting industry
‘I’m so angry I can’t even cry right now’ Candlelight vigil held for Kelowna man who died at homeless camp

‘I’m so angry I can’t even cry right now’ Candlelight vigil held for Kelowna man who died at homeless camp

Shane Bourdin, a father of three, died at a temporary homeless camp earlier this week

‘I’m so angry I can’t even cry right now’ Candlelight vigil held for Kelowna man who died at homeless camp
Man starts petition to bring peaches back to Peachland

Man starts petition to bring peaches back to Peachland

The petition now has 165 signatures

Man starts petition to bring peaches back to Peachland
Shane Bourdin has been identified by family and friends as the man who died at the temporary overnight shelter on Monday night. (Facebook Photo)

Father of two identified as man who died at Kelowna homeless camp

Shane Bourdin was described as kindhearted and compassionate

Shane Bourdin has been identified by family and friends as the man who died at the temporary overnight shelter on Monday night. (Facebook Photo)
Gurnoor Chawla and Ashley Ciardullo are part of the Operation Take Two team. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

Okanagan students win big after innovative idea impresses CBC’s Dragons

Rutland Senior Secondary students in Kelowna turn trash into treasure with Operation Take Two

Gurnoor Chawla and Ashley Ciardullo are part of the Operation Take Two team. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)