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Castanet's Evening Update for Wednesday, May17, with reporter Wayne Moore....

5/23/2018 6:00:00 PM

A malfunctioning valve has prompted a boil-water notice for customers of the Black Mountain Irrigation District. The valve regulates the flow of treated water into the distribution system from Mission Creek. But, its failure is preventing the valve from opening sufficiently to meet increased seas...

5/23/2018 5:04:00 PM

Kelowna's mayor is expected to announce he will be seeking a second term in council's big chair. Colin Basran has called a news conference for Thursday morning on the rooftop of the city's Innovation Centre. In a news release Wednesday, Basran will be making what is called a "personal ann...

5/23/2018 4:47:00 PM

UPDATE: 3:25 p.m. Kelowna Fire Department is asking the public to stay away from swift-moving waters as raging creeks are high due to spring runoff. A couple ran into trouble when their inflatable rafts ran into debris on Mission Creek just after noon, Wednesday. "The stranded persons...

5/23/2018 4:25:00 PM

Don't leave your dog in the car in hot weather. A concerned caller to Castanet says she saw a person pull up in front of the Kelowna Heritage Museum on Queensway about 2 p.m. Wednesday, put two hours on the meter and leave their pooch in the car, panting with the window down just a crack. The...

5/23/2018 3:31:00 PM

It's always a good day when you get to indulge in a giant doughnut. Kelowna's 350 Bakehouse and Cafe dropped off a box of giant doughnuts, Wednesday, spelling out Castanet. "We have been getting a lot of requests for words made out of doughnuts. I thought it would be a good idea to go ar...

5/23/2018 2:00:00 PM

Twenty-nine years can seem like a lifetime when you're waiting for one phone call that never comes. That's been life for Denise Horvath Allen, whose son Charles went missing in Kelowna nearly three decades ago while on a year-long trek across Canada. Horvath, who was born in Canada but raised ...

5/23/2018 12:55:00 PM

Kelowna Mayor, Colin Basran, has called a press conference for Thursday, May 24 to talk about his political future. Basran has been Mayor since winning the 2014 election over former mayor Sharon Shepherd. Basran, a former journalist, has been a council member since 2011....

5/23/2018 7:54:00 AM

Okanagan Clinical Trials is trying to help raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and the genetic risks involved, by hosting an information session on the genetics of Alzheimer's disease Wednesday night. The free community event takes place at the Okanagan College Theatre in Kelowna, May 23rd ...

5/23/2018 7:27:00 AM

Have you lost a family member to substance abuse? Two forums focused on healing are being offered in Kelowna on Wednesday and Thursday for family members who have lost a loved one to substance use. The B.C. Centre on Substance Use is hosting Let's Heal: Community conversations for families imp...

5/23/2018 6:00:00 AM