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Meet Roméo — one of the eight foals named from the Name the Foal contest in 2019. (CNW Group/Royal Canadian Mounted Police)

RCMP call on kids to name latest foal recruits

The baby horses names are to start with the letter ‘S’

Meet Roméo — one of the eight foals named from the Name the Foal contest in 2019. (CNW Group/Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
According to Facebook’s analytic department, total messaging is up more than 50 per cent over the last month in countries that have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus. (Contributed)

COVID-19: Social media use goes up as country stays indoors

Overall messaging is up more than 50 per cent over the last month

According to Facebook’s analytic department, total messaging is up more than 50 per cent over the last month in countries that have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus. (Contributed)
Drivers travelling on the Coquihalla Highway should continue to monitor Drive BC for changing driving conditions. (Contributed)

Snowfall warning in effect for Coquihalla Highway

Total accumulations of up to 25 cm can be expected by this evening

Drivers travelling on the Coquihalla Highway should continue to monitor Drive BC for changing driving conditions. (Contributed)
Farmer Bob at the Farmers Market in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)

BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns

The B.C. government is providing $55,000 to help cover fees associated with the online transition

Farmer Bob at the Farmers Market in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)
The Kelowna Rockets pose for a picture with the Memorial Cup after winning in 2004. (Contributed)

CHL cancels 2020 Memorial Cup in Kelowna due to COVID-19 concerns

It will be the first time in CHL history that the trophy will not be awarded

The Kelowna Rockets pose for a picture with the Memorial Cup after winning in 2004. (Contributed)
The changes take effect immediately and expire on July 15, 2020. The timeline is subject to change. (Contributed)

B.C. to allow restaurants to hire laid-off servers to deliver alcohol

Restaurants are allowed to use unemployed servers to deliver liquor products

The changes take effect immediately and expire on July 15, 2020. The timeline is subject to change. (Contributed)
British Columbia Emergency Health Services conducted professional emergency response training for patients exposed with the coronavirus at Kelowna General Hospital on Mar. 5, 2020. (Contributed)

PHOTOS: B.C. paramedics conduct coronavirus training

The emergency health service described the training as routine

British Columbia Emergency Health Services conducted professional emergency response training for patients exposed with the coronavirus at Kelowna General Hospital on Mar. 5, 2020. (Contributed)
Three 16-year-olds arrested after $30K, guns and drugs seized in Kelowna raid

Three 16-year-olds arrested after $30K, guns and drugs seized in Kelowna raid

Three 16-year-old boys were arrested in relation to the bust

Three 16-year-olds arrested after $30K, guns and drugs seized in Kelowna raid
White Claw Hard Seltzer is an alcoholic seltzer water beverage owned by Mark Anthony Brands, which also owns Mike’s Hard Lemonade. (Contributed)

White Claw Hard Seltzer to hit B.C. shelves this weekend

The highly sought after beverage will be available on Mar. 7

White Claw Hard Seltzer is an alcoholic seltzer water beverage owned by Mark Anthony Brands, which also owns Mike’s Hard Lemonade. (Contributed)
Snowfall warning in effect for the Coquihalla Highway

Snowfall warning in effect for the Coquihalla Highway

Heavy snowfall is expected from Hope to Merritt

Snowfall warning in effect for the Coquihalla Highway
Snowfall warning in effect for the Coquihalla Highway

Snowfall warning in effect for the Coquihalla Highway

Heavy snowfall is expected from Hope to Merritt

Snowfall warning in effect for the Coquihalla Highway
IHOP’s National Pancake Day is set for March 12. (Contributed)

IHOP to host seventh annual National Pancake Day

IHOP will be offering free short-stack pancakes in support of BC Children’s Hospital on Tuesday

IHOP’s National Pancake Day is set for March 12. (Contributed)
Snowfall warning in effect for the Coquihalla Highway

Snowfall warning in effect for the Coquihalla Highway

An unstable airmass is producing heavy flurries over parts of the southern highway passes

Snowfall warning in effect for the Coquihalla Highway
The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called in to help with the successful rescue of a 14-year-old Kelowna snowmobiler who was lost overnight in the Greystokes area of Kelowna. (Contributed)

Teen snowmobiler from Kelowna found after air force’s overnight search

The teen had been missing since just after 6 p.m. on Monday

The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called in to help with the successful rescue of a 14-year-old Kelowna snowmobiler who was lost overnight in the Greystokes area of Kelowna. (Contributed)
Teen snowmobiler found safe after overnight search in Okanagan

Teen snowmobiler found safe after overnight search in Okanagan

The teen had been missing since just after 6 p.m. on Monday

Teen snowmobiler found safe after overnight search in Okanagan
Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos

Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos

Over the last week weather conditions have caused three separate incidents

Abandoned boats left to freeze on Okanagan Lake cause chaos
Kelowna’s Malindi Elmore competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. (Contributed)

B.C. woman crowned the fastest female marathon runner in Canadian history

Malindi Elmore ran an incredible 2:24:50 at the Houston Marathon

Kelowna’s Malindi Elmore competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. (Contributed)
Kelowna hotel to award couples for baby-making with Nooner deal

Kelowna hotel to award couples for baby-making with Nooner deal

The deal includes a free stay every Valentine’s Day for the next 18 years

Kelowna hotel to award couples for baby-making with Nooner deal
Gord Binsted is Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Development and one of the lead researchers on a Canadian mission to the HI-SEAS Mars simulation habitat. (Contributed)

Okanagan scientist headed to ‘Mars’

UBCO’s Gord Binsted is one of six scientists heading to the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation Lab

Gord Binsted is Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Development and one of the lead researchers on a Canadian mission to the HI-SEAS Mars simulation habitat. (Contributed)
15,000-name petition against Kelowna supportive housing heads to B.C. legislature

15,000-name petition against Kelowna supportive housing heads to B.C. legislature

14,000 people have signed a petition to change the use of the housing facility under construction

15,000-name petition against Kelowna supportive housing heads to B.C. legislature