Seven years ago, Arlene Westervelt’s body was pulled from Okanagan Lake. Those who believe she was murdered are trying to seek justice by using a private prosecution.
A retired judge is reviewing Brian Gateley’s case, after the OPCC found a one-day suspension without pay “is not proportionate to the seriousness of the misconduct.”
The defence lawyer for a former Kelowna social worker is asking that Riley Saunders serve two years of house arrest, while the Crown is asking for six to eight years in prison.
Court heard victim impact statements from former youth in care and social workers as the sentencing starts for Robert Riley Saunders, a former social worker.
A social worker in Kelowna defrauded the B.C. government of hundreds of thousands of dollars, and leaked ministry documents outline how he was able to get away with it for years.
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a police officer in October 2020. Lawyers are still dealing with legal issues ahead of his trial.
A Mountie is under scrutiny for his alleged conduct towards a Kelowna family in court, which is prompting questions over his ability to testify in criminal cases.
Hundreds of Merritt residents were allowed to return to their properties on Saturday, but there is growing anger that some people have still not been allowed back.
A Kelowna woman claims she was inappropriately touched on her private parts during a massage with an Indigenous healer, according to allegations made in civil court documents.