PENTICTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a great deal of stress, distress and anxiety, including for seniors and caregivers who suddenly had to find new ways to get groceries and meet daily needs.
Given its desirability as something to climb on or touch, the famous Ogopogo statue in downtown Kelowna sits taped off like playground equipment as a COVID-19 safety measure.
Smaller class sizes mean high schools in Oliver, Osoyoos and Keremeos will be able to host semi-traditional graduation ceremonies, unlike the virtual editions planned for Penticton and Summerland.
The series on the best Okanagan trails continues with Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, the best public park in the North Okanagan for those who want to escape the urban centre of Vernon or who want a fine example of grassland at the north end of the valley.
Two months ago, Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe was playing professional basketball in Russia. Two months from now, she was supposed to be suiting up for Team Canada at the Tokyo Olympics. And right now, she should be at a pre-Olympic training camp in Edmonton.
OAKLAND, Calif. - A federal contract security officer was killed and another injured in a shooting outside the U.S. courthouse in Oakland, the FBI said Saturday.
OTTAWA - The United Nations has confirmed that the election for non-permanent seats on the Security Council — which pits Canada against Norway and Ireland — will take place in June under unprecedented new rules to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The NBA Board of Governors met again without a consensus opinion emerging on how many teams should be back on the floor for the planned late-July resumption of the pandemic-interrupted season, three people familiar with details of the call said Friday.
LOS ANGELES - Forbes magazine, which once declared Kylie Jenner a billionaire on its cover, says she no longer deserves the title, but Jenner is pushing back.
OTTAWA - Large cruise ships will continue to be prohibited from operating in Canadian waters until at least Oct. 31 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the country's transport minister announced Friday.