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  • The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society announced the results of the British Columbia Wine Awards™ Thursday night, marking the official launch of the 36th annual Fall Okanagan Wine Festival.
  • Kelowna RCMP is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing Kelowna resident.
    Mackenzie Fowler was last seen September 26, 2016.

    There is nothing to indicate foul play at this time and police believe she is in the Kelowna area. Since Mackenzie Fowler's disappearance, police have followed up on several leads and possible sightings, however Mackenzie Fowler remains missing. Police and family are very concerned for Mackenzie Fowler's health and well-being.
    Description of Mackenzie Fowler:
    " Caucasian female;
    " 13 years;
    " 5 ft 7 in (171 cm);
    " 161 lbs (73 kg);
    " Brown hair, dyed blonde;
    " Blue eyes;

    She was last seen wearing:
    " A tank top;
    " Grey tights;
    " Black shoes with grey strings;

    Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mackenzie Fowler is urged to contact their local police, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.
  • The murder trial for the man accused of killing his ex-fiancé in 2014 is underway.
  • Mayor Colin Basran says the housing issue is a lot more widespread than he thought.
  • The Prestige Inn, on Harvey Avenue and Abbott Street in Kelowna, has a new, brighter look.
  • Update (6:30 pm):
  • The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Kamloops Blazers 5-1 on Saturday night at Prospera Place in the team’s home opener for the 2016-17 WHL season.

    After dedicating the game to late game official Norbert Heinzelmann, the Rockets stormed out of the gates and scored two first period goals.

    Jordan Bortsmayer cleaned up a rebound in the middle of the frame, and two minutes later Jonathan Smart capitalized on a Rockets 5 on 3 powerplay as the Rockets took a 2-0 lead after the first period.

    Blazers started the game with netminder Dylan Ferguson, but after a tough first period they opted to swap goaltenders for the start of the second.

    Carter Phair relieved Ferguson to start the middle frame.

    The Rockets came out just as hard in the second period, putting three more past Phair to push the score to 5-0 by the end of the period.

    Riley Stadel matched last seasons goal total with two goals in the period, and Tanner Wishnowski also scored for the Rockets in the second period.

    The Blazers made a small push late in the third period but it wasn’t enough as the Rockets rebound from a rough start to the season, by punishing the Blazers in the rubber match.

    Kelowna rebounded after the disappointing season opener Friday in Kamloops to even its record at 1-1-0-0 on the season.

    Michael Herringer earned his first win of the season in net as the Rockets outshot Kamloops 33-26 in the game.
    The Rockets struck for two power play goals on five chances while holding Kamloops to 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

    The Rockets are back in action on Wednesday when they host the Prince George Cougars at Prospera Place in Kelowna.


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