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Kelowna News

Hopscotch nearly sold out

Sep 21, 2019 / 11:30 am

There's one week until Hopscotch returns to Kelowna, and tickets are going fast. The annual whisky, beer and spirits festival takes over the Kelowna Curling...

An early jump on ski season

Sep 21, 2019 / 10:46 am

While summer doesn't officially come to a close until Monday, it was feeling a lot like winter inside the Kelowna Curling Club Saturday at the annual...

Boo! Halloween time is here

Sep 21, 2019 / 8:00 am

Halloween shopping season has arrived. It’s big business these days, which is why Halloween Alley in Kelowna is operating out of the former Home...

Coyotes show no fear

Sep 21, 2019 / 5:00 am

Warnings are being sounded in Kelowna's North Glenmore area after coyotes have become more aggressive in the neighbourhood. One woman had a coyote try to...

Caring for our elders

Sep 20, 2019 / 8:00 pm

The Kelowna & District Safety Council is branching out by offering courses to help care for seniors at home. As our population continues to age, providing...

Rents rise, fall in Kelowna

Sep 20, 2019 / 4:50 pm

If there is only one of you, the news is not exactly positive on the Kelowna rental front. If there are two of you, then the news is just dandy. Padmapper came...

Three-car Rutland crash

Sep 20, 2019 / 4:08 pm

Emergency crews were dispatched to Rutland Friday afternoon for a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Leathead and Franklyn roads. There's no...

Rallying for climate action

Sep 20, 2019 / 3:00 pm

A few hundred people in Kelowna joined hundreds of thousands around the world rallying for action on climate change, Friday. The Global Climate Strike was held...

Escape to The Cove!

Sep 20, 2019 / 2:54 pm

Escape with SOFT 103.9 this fall. Kelowna resident Rory is the latest winner of a Soft Escape to Halcyon Hot Springs. Castanet's radio partner is giving...

Ready, set ... volunteer!

Sep 20, 2019 / 2:41 pm

The 22nd annual Okanagan Volunteer Fair is set to roll on Saturday. Hosted by Kelowna Community Resources, the event will feature 65 non-profit organizations...

Searching for shotgun owner

Sep 20, 2019 / 2:09 pm

UPDATE 2:08 p.m. Kelowna RCMP are asking anyone with knowledge of the sawed-off shotgun found in the alley of the 1400 block of Lawrence Avenue Thursday...

Shots reported downtown

Sep 20, 2019 / 1:30 pm

Police investigated a report of gunshots near Rowcliffe Avenue near downtown Kelowna Thursday night, but officers turned up nothing. Just after 10:30 p.m.,...

Events all over town

Sep 20, 2019 / 1:00 pm

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

Officer cleared in crash

Sep 20, 2019 / 11:05 am

A Kelowna RCMP officer was not responsible for driving into and seriously injuring a cyclist last spring, the Independent Investigations Office has found. A...

Motionball returns to town

Sep 20, 2019 / 10:00 am

After raising a record-breaking $125,000 for Special Olympics last year, Motionball is back in Kelowna this weekend. The annual local Marathon of Sport...

Climate protests go global

Sep 20, 2019 / 9:50 am

Kelowna students and youth are taking part in global climate action rallies today. A group of students will descend on Kelowna City Hall, starting at noon....

Hospital on wheels

Sep 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

B.C.'s state of the art Mobile Medical Unit made a pit stop in Kelowna for the day to support Interior Health's High Aquity Response Teams clinical...

Bail denied in crime spree

Sep 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

A man facing 10 charges stemming from a crime spree across Kelowna last June will remain in custody until his trial, after he was denied bail Thursday. Stephen...

Fire sends three to hospital

Sep 19, 2019 / 9:32 pm

A fire damaged a Rutland townhouse Thursday evening and sent three people to hospital. Just before 6:30 p.m., the Kelowna Fire Department responded to the 200...

Candidates talk issues

Sep 19, 2019 / 9:25 pm

UPDATE: 9:25 p.m. Most of the federal candidates in the Kelowna-Lake Country and Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola ridings attended the Kelowna Senior...