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Squatters vandalize iconic Kelowna paddlewheeler

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The Fintry Queen was vandalized, allegedly by squatters who had camped out inside the iconic paddlewheeler over past weeks. (Contributed by: fintryqueen.ca)

It's hard enough to sell a paddlewheeler.

Kelowna's Fintry Queen has been on the market for two years. The city took control of the vessel after the owner stopped paying the bills. It's been floating, unused by city park since 2008.

Sale agent Andy Schwab was showing the boat to a prospective buyer yesterday when he made a very unwelcome discovery.

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