Kathy Michaels

BC Wildfire to call in help from other provinces, countries

BC Wildfire to call in help from other provinces, countries

B.C.’s wildifre situation has become so intense that it’s now time for outside help.

BC Wildfire to call in help from other provinces, countries
B.C. store owner spurred into action after seeing infant over-heat

B.C. store owner spurred into action after seeing infant over-heat

Infants run the risk of over-heating as parents try to get outdoors

B.C. store owner spurred into action after seeing infant over-heat
New lawyer for Kelowna man charged in killing of wife, children

New lawyer for Kelowna man charged in killing of wife, children

The case will return in four weeks

New lawyer for Kelowna man charged in killing of wife, children
Pennask Summit

Snow hits parts of B.C. in July

Snow falls on Interior mountain passes and ski hills at the start of July

Pennask Summit
B.C. couple with extreme religious views denied custody of child

B.C. couple with extreme religious views denied custody of child

A couple who used a God-channelling, stuffed-lion as legal counsel lost a custody appeal

B.C. couple with extreme religious views denied custody of child
Pregnant B.C. teacher named victim of fatal crash

Pregnant B.C. teacher named victim of fatal crash

Students of Anne McClymont Elementary in Kelowna grapple with loss after death of well-loved teacher

Pregnant B.C. teacher named victim of fatal crash
Thunderstorms headed to the West Kootenay

Thunderstorms headed to the West Kootenay

Environment Canada re-issued their special weather statement this morning,

Thunderstorms headed to the West Kootenay
A Kelowna man learned the hard way that whether it’s being used or not, mobile phones are off limits while driving. (IMAGE CREDIT: STOCK IMAGE)

‘It’s not on’ distracted driver defence fails to sway B.C. judge

Man ticketed for using an electronic device while driving, despite it not being in use.

A Kelowna man learned the hard way that whether it’s being used or not, mobile phones are off limits while driving. (IMAGE CREDIT: STOCK IMAGE)
DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.

Breaking: Men sentenced in 2011 gangland slaying of Jonathan Bacon

Jason McBride, Jujhar Khun-Khun and Michael Jones were sentenced in Kelowna court Wednesday

DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.
DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.

Breaking: Guilty pleas in gangland slaying of Jonathan Bacon

Jason McBride, Jujhar Khun-Khun and Michael Jones appeared in Kelowna court Tuesday

DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.
The wreckage of a Cessna Citation which crashed on October 13, 2016, is seen in the woods near Lake Country, B.C., in this October 15, 2016, Transportation Safety Board handout image. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff, killing the pilot and all three passengers aboard, including the former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB,

Pilot likely affected by ‘spatial disorientation’ in plane crash that killed former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice

The TSB will announce its findings and the Capital News will follow.

The wreckage of a Cessna Citation which crashed on October 13, 2016, is seen in the woods near Lake Country, B.C., in this October 15, 2016, Transportation Safety Board handout image. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff, killing the pilot and all three passengers aboard, including the former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB,
The wreckage of a Cessna Citation which crashed on October 13, 2016, is seen in the woods near Lake Country, B.C., in this October 15, 2016, Transportation Safety Board handout image. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff, killing the pilot and all three passengers aboard, including the former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB,

Cause of plane crash that killed former Alberta premier Jim Prentice to be released

The findings of investigation into the plane crash that killed four set to be released.

The wreckage of a Cessna Citation which crashed on October 13, 2016, is seen in the woods near Lake Country, B.C., in this October 15, 2016, Transportation Safety Board handout image. The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff, killing the pilot and all three passengers aboard, including the former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-TSB,
Trial for gangland slaying of Jonathan Bacon takes a turn

Trial for gangland slaying of Jonathan Bacon takes a turn

Charges for three men charged in the 2011 murder of B.C. gangster Jonathan Bacon have changed

Trial for gangland slaying of Jonathan Bacon takes a turn
The last ride in history of the original Powder Chair, which served Big White for 39 years. -Image: Big White

Family Day move ‘disastrous,’ says B.C. ski hill

Family Day is on the move and it’s not something everyone is excited about

The last ride in history of the original Powder Chair, which served Big White for 39 years. -Image: Big White
An Arizona family in Sidney, B.C., says they might have to sell their beloved vacation home if the speculation tax rolls out as promised. (Black Press files)

B.C. groups form coalition with ‘Scrap the Speculation Tax’ campaign

Concerned British Columbians launch campaign to Scrap the Speculation Tax

An Arizona family in Sidney, B.C., says they might have to sell their beloved vacation home if the speculation tax rolls out as promised. (Black Press files)
Firefighters battled the blaze on Truswell Road last summer which consumed one building and burned two others. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News

Skills that could save their lives: B.C. firefights train in Kelowna

Master instructors from around North America had firefighters performing various scenarios Tuesday

Firefighters battled the blaze on Truswell Road last summer which consumed one building and burned two others. - Credit: Carli Berry/Capital News
Elderly B.C. man wins $425k battle with insurance corporation

Elderly B.C. man wins $425k battle with insurance corporation

George Apostolidis, who is described in court documents as an illiterate widower, was in need of funds.

Elderly B.C. man wins $425k battle with insurance corporation
B.C. boy continues fight for his life

B.C. boy continues fight for his life

Evan Shishakly is making some headway in the fight against a life-threatening infection.

B.C. boy continues fight for his life
Murder charges upgraded for B.C. man accused of killing wife and daughters

Murder charges upgraded for B.C. man accused of killing wife and daughters

Crown approved new information on Jacob Forman’s file

Murder charges upgraded for B.C. man accused of killing wife and daughters
File photo of Taylor Van Diest. Image: Facebook

B.C. man pleads guilty to 2011 murder of teen

Matthew Foerster will be back in court in April to be sentenced for his crime

File photo of Taylor Van Diest. Image: Facebook