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Kelowna News

Fuhr, Liberals 'recharged'

Nov 19, 2018 / 2:03 pm

Stephen Fuhr says he came out of this past weekend's big Liberal convention in Kelowna "recharged." Back in Ottawa on Monday, the Kelowna-Lake...

Racist graffiti on temple

Nov 19, 2018 / 1:50 pm

Racist graffiti has been sprayed on a Sikh temple in Kelowna. The president of the Gurdwara Guru Amardas Darbar Sikh Society said Monday he is saddened that...

LIVE: Kelowna council

Nov 19, 2018 / 1:30 pm

3. Development Application Reports & Related Bylaws 3.1 and 3.2 Radant Rd 575, Z18-0063 - Lihua Feng 3.3 and 3.4 Highland Dr. N. 1720, Z18-0065 - Lidia B....

Rain, sun, snow ahead

Nov 19, 2018 / 11:41 am

It's a mixed bag of weather this week in the Okanagan. "We do have a shift in the weather pattern coming for the Okanagan," says Environment...

Privacy office wasn't alerted

Nov 19, 2018 / 10:54 am

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner says the Canada Revenue Agency did not alert it about a privacy breach in Kelowna and that it should change its...

Highway upgrades complete

Nov 19, 2018 / 8:31 am

One of Kelowna's largest infrastructure projects is now complete. The Highway 97 six-laning project has finally wrapped up by widening the highway and...

Extinction crisis in focus

Nov 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

Rapidly accelerating extinction of species is placing the planet in peril, a global-change expert will assert at a UBC Okanagan event. Corey Bradshaw will speak...

Large health care donation

Nov 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

The team at RBC Dominion Securities in Kelowna has come together for JoeAnna's House. The company has committed support of $100,000 over a five year period....

$10K for new music video

Nov 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

A local band has a cool $10,000 to make their next music video and highlight other local musicians in the process. Ancient Engines' last music video...

Hwy 33 reopens after crash

Nov 18, 2018 / 7:40 pm

UPDATE 7:40 p.m. DriveBC reports the crash has now been cleared and traffic is flowing. ORIGINAL 6:30 p.m. A single vehicle rollover has closed Highway 33 in...

A unique experience at YLW

Nov 18, 2018 / 3:53 pm

Okanagan families with kids who have autism had the chance to experience the entire pre-boarding and boarding process on Sunday. Canucks Autism Network and...

Aftermath of carport blaze

Nov 18, 2018 / 11:14 am

Not much is left after a blaze engulfed multiple cars at a Kelowna apartment building early Wednesday morning. After Kelowna RCMP reviewed security footage the...

Flames consume shed

Nov 18, 2018 / 9:42 am

Fire consumed a shed in Kelowna on Saturday afternoon, according to Castanet readers. Concerned residents quickly called fire crews after noticing smoke...

Missing woman found dead

Nov 18, 2018 / 7:49 am

A missing Kelowna woman has been found dead, RCMP confirm. Cassandra Miller's body was found Friday night, police say, while officers were conducting follow...

Your say on transportation

Nov 18, 2018 / 7:08 am

Central Okanagan and Vernon residents are urged to complete surveys asking about their travel habits. Thousands of households were randomly selected by mail to...

UBCO tech women shine

Nov 18, 2018 / 7:06 am

Women make up 20 per cent of the high-tech workforce in B.C., far less than the national average. But three young women at UBC Okanagan are changing that...

Playing piano with a goat

Nov 17, 2018 / 7:29 pm

A unique sight cruised into downtown Kelowna Saturday night — a blue pickup truck with a piano in the back, a goat standing atop the piano, and a young...

Strike action imminent

Nov 17, 2018 / 11:57 am

Rotating strikes could begin Wednesday in the lumber industry after contract talks broke down. A letter posted on the United Steel Workers (USW) Local 1-423...

Liberals converge in Valley

Nov 17, 2018 / 7:33 am

MPs from across B.C. and beyond are gathered in Kelowna this weekend for the Liberal Party of Canada’s B.C. Convention. “I’m excited that...

Holiday fun this weekend

Nov 17, 2018 / 5:00 am

Check out what's happening this weekend with Jenna Craigmyle, who'll be making the rounds in the Castanet-Total Restoration Total Fun Cruiser.