Kathy Michaels

File photo: Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS

Okanagan real estate agents brace for speculation tax impact

“There’s a real potential for a domino effect to hurt the market in Kelowna.”

File photo: Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS
B.C. Premier John Horgan.

Feature Friday: Wine war puts Okanagan vintners in a tough position

Notley’s actions derided, called ‘childish, foolish’

B.C. Premier John Horgan.
Woman’s ‘genderless’ ID won’t fly in B.C.

Woman’s ‘genderless’ ID won’t fly in B.C.

A New Zealand woman was not allowed to fly out of the Kelowna International Airport with her genderless ID

Woman’s ‘genderless’ ID won’t fly in B.C.
B.C. men accused in Alberta man’s murder appear in court

B.C. men accused in Alberta man’s murder appear in court

The three men charged with murder in connection with the death of a 20-year-old Alberta man were in court in Kelowna

B.C. men accused in Alberta man’s murder appear in court
MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth
MEANWHILE IN CANADA: Okanagan man skates through local streets

MEANWHILE IN CANADA: Okanagan man skates through local streets

When Mother Nature doles out freezing temperatures, what’s the most Canadian thing to do?

MEANWHILE IN CANADA: Okanagan man skates through local streets
Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder

Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder

A 61 year old man has been arrested for the 2013 killing of Theresa Neville

Arrest made in Kelowna cold case murder
Run, hide, fight — surviving an active shooter situation

Run, hide, fight — surviving an active shooter situation

A former Kelowna cop teaches how to survive an active shooter situation

Run, hide, fight — surviving an active shooter situation
Rainbow sticker campaign launched by B.C. business owner

Rainbow sticker campaign launched by B.C. business owner

Rainbow sticker challenge launched in Kelowna.

Rainbow sticker campaign launched by B.C. business owner
Charges stayed for Kelowna woman accused of threatening former premier

Charges stayed for Kelowna woman accused of threatening former premier

“Janeckova will be bound by the terms of the bond for the next 12 months…”

Charges stayed for Kelowna woman accused of threatening former premier
Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive

Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive

“If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.”

Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive
Las Vegas shooting victim goes offline to escape Internet trolls

Las Vegas shooting victim goes offline to escape Internet trolls

An Okanagan man who survived the Vegas shooting is being harassed by conspiracy theorists …

Las Vegas shooting victim goes offline to escape Internet trolls
Kelowna woman witnesses Las Vegas mass shooting

Kelowna woman witnesses Las Vegas mass shooting

The Kelowna resident heard the loud crackling sound of gunfire and the screams of panicked men and women

Kelowna woman witnesses Las Vegas mass shooting
Justin Trudeau faced a packed house at UBC Okanagan on Wednesday. (Image Credit: Kathy Michaels)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces criticism and fanfare at UBCO event

Prime Minister packs the house at UBC Okanagan

Justin Trudeau faced a packed house at UBC Okanagan on Wednesday. (Image Credit: Kathy Michaels)
Former New Zealand politician plotted multiple killings, Kelowna jury hears

Former New Zealand politician plotted multiple killings, Kelowna jury hears

Peter Beckett hatched a plan with his cellmate to kill anyone in the way of his freedom and wealth

Former New Zealand politician plotted multiple killings, Kelowna jury hears
Ex-New Zealand man killed wife for money, Kelowna jury hears

Ex-New Zealand man killed wife for money, Kelowna jury hears

Peter Beckett is on trial for the 2010 murder near Revelstoke.

Ex-New Zealand man killed wife for money, Kelowna jury hears
Gang life laid out in Bacon shooting trial

Gang life laid out in Bacon shooting trial

Kelowna was a key location in a Surrey gang’s drug trafficking network before a war broke out…

Gang life laid out in Bacon shooting trial
UPDATE: Trial for accused Bacon killers continues

UPDATE: Trial for accused Bacon killers continues

Khun Khun, McBride and Jones are each charged with one count of murder, four counts of attempted murder and numerous gun charges

UPDATE: Trial for accused Bacon killers continues
The trial of the men accused in the shooting death of Jonathan Bacon is underway in Kelowna. - Image: Don Sipos

Bacon Shooting: 2011 killing motivated by revenge

The trial for Jujhar Khun-Khun, Jason McBride and Michael Jones finally got underway Monday.

The trial of the men accused in the shooting death of Jonathan Bacon is underway in Kelowna. - Image: Don Sipos
Picking wine grapes in the wee small hours. The temperature must not rise above -8 C.

Icewine flavours sealed with a shiver

Once the grapes are plucked, the extraction has to be quick so the juice is of the sweetest quality.

Picking wine grapes in the wee small hours. The temperature must not rise above -8 C.