Born and raised in the Okanagan, Blaine Gaffney is a veteran reporter who has worked in the Global Okanagan newsroom since 1990. With a tough edge and a soft side, Blaine is equally proficient at researching and reporting hard or feature news stories.
He has won numerous journalism awards over the years including the prestigious Jack Webster award for Best Television Reporting of the Year. Prior to receiving his Broadcast Communications diploma from BCIT in 1986, Blaine spent more than two years travelling throughout the world.
His work experiences range from logging in northern Alberta to washing windows in Western Australia. Blaine’s recreational pursuits include fly-fishing, golf and hockey.
The male suspect has distinctive tattoos on his left hand. Continue reading →
RCMP are looking at video surveillance to hopefully identify the attacker. Continue reading →
The un-named benefactor has offered to match all donations to the rail trail between July 1-10 up to $50,000. Continue reading →
Natasha Clifton was arrested for breaching a court order to not be in Penticton. Continue reading →
Imrie Nagy was thrown about 16 metres and died of head injuries the following day in hospital. Continue reading →
The contamination comes mostly from a dairy cow farm which has been spraying liquid manure on land above the aquifer. Continue reading →
An Okanagan conservative member of parliament is organizing a Canada-wide petition drive for later this summer. Continue reading →
An Okanagan BC Hydro worker got a surprise jolt of excitement Friday while working up a power pole from an unexpected flash of electricity. Continue reading →
A stay of proceedings has been entered against 19-year-old Brandon Wellington in provincial court. Continue reading →
The suspects were identified through home security camera images taken during a burglary on June 13th. Continue reading →
Most people working at the Kelowna Fire Department made more than $100,000 last year. Continue reading →
A grieving West Kelowna family believes they were taken advantage of by a local towing company… Continue reading →
An outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness has sickened dozens of people in the north Okanagan. Continue reading →
The introduction of millions of sockeye salmon fry into Skaha lake over the past 12 years is being called a success by the Okanagan Nation Alliance which wants to expand its stocking program to Okanagan lake. Continue reading →
A completely innocent man attacked for no reason by a complete stranger armed with a knife and metal bar… Continue reading →