Kelowna News Staff

Kevin Johnston, pictured here when he was a B.C. deputy sheriff. He has since resigned from the sheriff’s service. —Image: file photo.

Former Kamloops deputy sheriff caught in vigilante sting gets one-year conditional sentence

Kevin Johnston pleads guilty to one count of breach of trust, three sexual charges dropped

Kevin Johnston, pictured here when he was a B.C. deputy sheriff. He has since resigned from the sheriff’s service. —Image: file photo.
Professor Phil Ainslie, who teaches in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences, recently published a study demonstrating how oxygen therapy is beneficial to people with COPD. photo: contributed

UBC Okanagan research determines oxygen may help dementia patients

Oxygen therapy proves beneficial for some people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Professor Phil Ainslie, who teaches in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences, recently published a study demonstrating how oxygen therapy is beneficial to people with COPD. photo: contributed
Brent Holmgren photo

Coquihalla grinds to a halt as snowfall warning, vehicle incident ties up highway

The incident has affected northbound traffic

Brent Holmgren photo
Carli Berry/Capital News

Team Canada gold medal winners for first time in world curling championship

Team Canada earned gold in Kelowna at the 2018 Winn Rentals World Mixed Curling Championship

Carli Berry/Capital News
Contributed

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

Contributed
Man dies after vehicle crashes into house in B.C.

Man dies after vehicle crashes into house in B.C.

The man was ejected from the vehicle after hitting a house in Kelowna

Man dies after vehicle crashes into house in B.C.
photo: Joelsview

More than $800,000 given to B.C. artists at BreakOut West

The announcement was made in Kelowna Saturday

photo: Joelsview
Okanagan Innovation Centre in downtown Kelowna. —Image: Contributed

University opens 2 new innovation hubs in B.C.

New hub located in the city’s Innovation Centre

Okanagan Innovation Centre in downtown Kelowna. —Image: Contributed
Susan Murch is a chemistry professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus. - UBCO

Little variety in THC levels with different cannabis strains, says new study

Kelowna - The research shows most strains, regardless of their name, had the same amount of THC.

Susan Murch is a chemistry professor at UBC’s Okanagan campus. - UBCO
Kelowna RCMP file photo. Image credit: Carmen Weld

Two killed in separate Okanagan crashes

The crash happened in the early hours of Sunday morning

Kelowna RCMP file photo. Image credit: Carmen Weld
(Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

B.C. pharmacists hope to be part of local fight to curb opioid crisis

Pharmacists want to stem the number of overdose deaths

(Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Bystanders watch from the Okanagan Falls IGA parking lot as planes and helicopters attack a new wildfire near the small town. Submitted photo

Crews hold wildfire near Okanagan Falls

A Fire west of the town closed the highway last night

Bystanders watch from the Okanagan Falls IGA parking lot as planes and helicopters attack a new wildfire near the small town. Submitted photo
Miranda Hart is an associate professor of biology in the Irving K Barber School of Arts and Sciences. - Contributed

Women underrepresented in research journals, says UBC prof

Kelowna - Associate professor Miranda Hart said she is tired of seeing men on every page

Miranda Hart is an associate professor of biology in the Irving K Barber School of Arts and Sciences. - Contributed
Threat prompts evacuation of B.C. retirement home

Threat prompts evacuation of B.C. retirement home

The investigation into the alleged threat in Kelowna remains active and ongoing at this time.

Threat prompts evacuation of B.C. retirement home
UPDATE: Kelowna’s crying judge refuses to pull herself from case

UPDATE: Kelowna’s crying judge refuses to pull herself from case

Judge Monica McParland won’t pull herself off of case.

UPDATE: Kelowna’s crying judge refuses to pull herself from case
Are you Canada’s next Masterchef?

Are you Canada’s next Masterchef?

Home cooks looking to follow their cuisine dreams can apply now.

Are you Canada’s next Masterchef?
Holli-Anne Passmore a PhD candidate in psychology at UBC’s Okanagan campus Photo:contributed

UBC study focuses on reducing the fear of being too happy

The study proves people are able to control their own happiness

Holli-Anne Passmore a PhD candidate in psychology at UBC’s Okanagan campus Photo:contributed
Eat like a pirate on Aug. 15

Eat like a pirate on Aug. 15

White Spot’s annual Pirate Pak Day charity fundraiser returns for a ninth straight year

Eat like a pirate on Aug. 15
Update: Highway 5 closed in northbound lane near Merritt

Update: Highway 5 closed in northbound lane near Merritt

The vehicle incident took place Aug. 2

Update: Highway 5 closed in northbound lane near Merritt
Surrey man charged in West Kelowna murder of woman

Surrey man charged in West Kelowna murder of woman

Tejwant Danjou’s case to Aug. 2 and a bail hearing will be set in the near future.

Surrey man charged in West Kelowna murder of woman