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UPDATE: 8:25 p.m. RCMP remain on scene and the southbound lane is still blocked. ORIGINAL: 7:45 p.m. An accident along Highway 97 and Gordon Drive has blocked the intersection heading southbound. It's unknown how many cars were involved. B.C. Ambulance has transported one passenger...

9/21/2018 9:27:00 PM

A team representing Kelowna Toyota is challenging other businesses in the city to join them in in the fight against homelessness. Kelowna Toyota will compete in the annual Push to End Homelessness, a fundraiser for Inn from the Cold. "The issue of homelessness is a community problem, and ...

9/21/2018 9:00:00 PM

This week marks a full year since Foundry Kelowna opened its doors and in that time more than 1,500 youth have come looking for help. Foundry Kelowna is a center that works with youth aged 12 to 24 to get the help they need. “There are 25 partner agencies working together, as seamlessly ...

9/21/2018 8:00:00 PM

Castanet's Evening Update for Friday, Sept. 21, with reporter Wayne Moore....

9/21/2018 6:00:00 PM

Check out what's happening this weekend with Jenna Craigmyle, who'll be making the rounds in the Castanet-Total Restoration Total Fun Cruiser....

9/21/2018 5:00:00 PM

The owner of the former Ponderosa Motel on Harvey Avenue will have a little more than a month to clean up the property. The motel closed in 2011, and since that time, conditions on the property have become "hazardous and unsafe." There have been four structural fires and another minor f...

9/21/2018 3:45:00 PM

The Kelowna International Airport was teeming with volunteers Friday morning who were looking for debris on the airport's apron. Dozens of airport employees took to the the apron, where planes load and unload passengers, for the annual foreign object debris, or FOD, walk, beginning at 11 a.m. ...

9/21/2018 3:30:00 PM

UPDATE 2:15 p.m. The Regional District of Central Okanagan would like to remind people to give bears a wide berth at this time of year. Bruce Smith says, "to reduce your chance of coming upon a bruin, travel in a group if possible and make noise or carry something that makes noise. Durin...

9/21/2018 2:31:00 PM

It is almost time for the legalization of retail marijuana in Canada, and Pretium Group realizes there is plenty of opportunity on the business side of the industry. That's why the Vernon-based business firm will be hosting the Okanagan Cannabis Business Symposium on Tuesday at the Delta Grand Ok...

9/21/2018 1:56:00 PM

UPDATE 11:45 a.m The driver of the school bus involved in a collision on Chute Lake Road Friday morning tells Castanet there were no children on board the bus at the time of the accident. "There was no children, thank God," Christine Reimann said. "I was on my way to pick up a l...

9/21/2018 12:46:00 PM