Jaimie Kehler

Jaimie Kehler is a web writer, producer and broadcaster based in Kelowna, B.C. She has also worked for CBC News in Toronto and Ottawa. To contact her with a story, email jaimie.kehler@cbc.ca.

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Revelstoke, B.C., scrambles to create staff housing amid low-vacancy crunch

The city of Revelstoke is working to create housing for businesses that can't find workers due to the city's low-vacancy rate.

90-year-old Kelowna woman attends more than 4,400 aquafit classes

Beatrice Ingram has been attending three aquafit classes a week for 37 years and has been asked to teach the classes.

Alleged voyeur peers up woman's skirt in Kelowna bookstore

Police in Kelowna are releasing surveillance photos after an unknown man allegedly looked up a woman's skirt in a Chapters bookstore.

Kelowna musician writes song protesting new busking bylaws

A Kelowna musician has written a protest song condemning new restrictions imposed on downtown buskers. City council recently approved changes to its busking and panhandling bylaws.

'The water keeps rising': South Okanagan community fights off floods

Regional district officials declare a local state of emergency following flooding in the area of Willowbrook, south of Okanagan Falls, B.C.
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12-metre tree root pulled from B.C. storm drain

When a storm drain backed up in Osoyoos, B.C., over the weekend, a 12-metre tree root was the last thing crews expected to find.

Police investigate after body found in vehicle in Kelowna's Myra Canyon area

RCMP are investigating what they call the sudden death of a 54-year-old man whose body was found in a vehicle in rural Kelowna.

Deadly fall claims construction worker on the job in Penticton, B.C.

RCMP say a 59-year-old man is dead after he fell from a structure on a residential construction site in Penticton, B.C.

Local flooding prompts state of emergency in Armstrong, B.C.

A North Okanagan community has issued a state of local emergency after a night of heavy rain and flooding.

Kelowna woman blames developer for 'swimming pool of water' in her house

A Kelowna, B.C., woman blames a developer who cut down 'hundreds of trees' for leaving her property at risk of spring runoff and flooding.

Kelowna dumps plan for 1,000 housing units near landfill

The City of Kelowna has voted against a large-scale housing development planned near the city's landfill saying future residents may have health and noise concerns.

'Thanks, but no thanks': Kelowna to fight speculation tax

Kelowna city council voted Tuesday to draft a letter to the B.C. government officially announcing its opposition to the proposed speculation tax.

South Okanagan village wants to ban camping at party spot

If the Village of Keremeos gets its way, partiers could soon face new bylaws and fines at an unofficial camping location near the Similkameen River.

Good Samaritan attacked with bear spray and robbed near Lumby, B.C.

RCMP say a 35-year-old man was bear sprayed and had his truck stolen when he pulled over to help someone on the side of the road on Highway 6.

Stolen truck creates hit-and-run carnage in Okanagan

RCMP are asking for witnesses to come forward after a stolen white Ford F-150 pickup truck was involved in a series of hit-and-run collisions in Kelowna, B.C.