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Former NeurVana resident speaks out

Feb 14, 2014 / 7:20 am

A former resident and life coach at the NeurVana Recover and Wellness Centre in Kelowna is speaking out against the facilities owners following the closure of the centre. It was shut down by the provincial government after allegations arose it was operating without a license, and now three...

Gray talks progress in annual address

Feb 14, 2014 / 5:00 am

Kelowna Mayor, Walter Gray emphasized the multi-year nature of how progress occurs within the city during his annual address to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, Thursday. In what could be his final State of the City address, Gray provided business and community leaders with a detailed...

Youth treatment centre shut down

Feb 13, 2014 / 1:17 pm

Three families are suing a private youth treatment centre in Kelowna claiming their children were mistreated and bullied before being abruptly removed from the home by the provincial government. The NeurVana Recovery and Wellness Centre advertises the use of advanced neuro-technology to...

24-storey hotel project reaches City Hall

Feb 13, 2014 / 12:45 pm

The much awaited waterfront development proposal for the old Willow Inn site has finally come to light. Westcorp Properties, owners of the former hotel site have submitted plans for a 24 storey, 206 room hotel and conference centre to City Hall. Along with the 206 hotel rooms the plans also...

Reporter interviewed after plea

Feb 13, 2014 / 11:21 am

Tieja MacLaughlin is a free woman. The freelance Kelowna reporter is heading back to Canada after agreeing to a plea agreement in a Kennewick, WA, courtroom Wednesday afternoon. The plea agreement did not include an admission of guilt. Under terms of the deal, MacLaughlin must undergo...

Bankruptcy offence nets Kelowna man

Feb 13, 2014 / 5:00 am

The RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime Section, Kelowna, in collaboration with the Western Region Special Investigation Unit of the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB), have charged a Kelowna man with offences under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA). Victor Camille...

A mom says thank you

Feb 12, 2014 / 6:20 pm

Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Family Day 2014 was the inaugural Family Day Princess and Superhero skate, in memory of Paige. Celebrity guests: Cinderella, Snow White, Belle,...
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Rutland prom proposal hits YouTube

Feb 12, 2014 / 5:00 am

Every girl is hopeful and every boy is stressed when it comes to a prom proposal. At Rutland Senior Secondary a student took it to the next level and orchestrated a memorable moment. Grade 12 student, Keith Errington, wanted to his ask his best friend, of over five years, to prom and he wanted...

Thief nabs one of a kind gold chain

Feb 11, 2014 / 1:35 pm

A brazen daytime robbery at a downtown Kelowna jewelry story last week netted a thief a one-of-a-kind gold chain. Photo: Contributed - Surveillance Picture This man was caught on surveillance entering the store prior to the robbery The robbery took place shortly after 2:30 last...

Alleged shooters want change of venue

Feb 11, 2014 / 1:32 pm

The three men accused of gunning down one of the notorious Bacon brothers in Kelowna three summers ago have applied to have their trial moved to another city. Jujhar Singh Khun-Khun appeared alongside Jason Thomas McBride and Michael Kerry Jones this morning via video at the Kelowna Courthouse....

World renowned fiddler hits Kelowna

Feb 11, 2014 / 10:30 am

KeyNote Productions and Power 104 are excited to announce Juno award-winning, renowned fiddle player Ashley MacIsaac who will be rolling into Kelowna for one night only on Sunday, April 13 at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Having garnered international success from a young age, MacIsaac is...

A holiday filled with kindness

Feb 10, 2014 / 9:45 pm

A Kelowna family decided to enjoy celebrating Family Day by performing random acts of kindness around town. The Pucci family spent the afternoon handing out gift bags of candies, cookies and treats to Stuart Park, the Cancer Lodge and UBC Okanagan. Jill Hotchkiss came up with the afternoon...

Celebrating families in Kelowna

Feb 10, 2014 / 9:29 pm

Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Kids of all ages took in Family Day at the Capital News Centre. The City of Kelowna invited everyone down for a fun-filled afternoon. Send your family day photos to [email protected]

Skate with princesses and heroes

Feb 10, 2014 / 9:26 pm

Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed The first annual Family Day Princess and Superhero skate, in memory of Paige was a huge success with hundreds hitting the ice. Superheroes and...

Kelowna losing Sun morning duo

Feb 10, 2014 / 1:42 pm

UPDATE 1:45 P.M. Bell Media radio is going through some major changes in Kelowna. It was just announced this morning (Monday) that 99.9 SunFM is losing their morning team (Kevin Lim and Sonia Sidhu) and Castanet has also learned their Music Director stepped down last week. Music Director...

Kelowna keeps Culinary Championships

Feb 9, 2014 / 10:23 am

Saturday night the Delta Grand Hotel in downtown Kelowna was dedicated to celebrating the best chefs in Canada. Over 640 people, in black-tie affair, attended the sold out event. Although food and wine were the focus of the event, what came of the competition was an exciting announcement for...

Road rage rear(end)s its ugly head

Feb 8, 2014 / 8:08 pm

Police attended an altercation following a minor collision between two drivers on Hwy 33 by Springfield Road in Kelowna on Saturday. A vehicle was attempting to make a left turn onto Springfield Road, and was bumped from behind by the second vehicle. Constable Brent Lane was on the scene, and...

Culinary Championship's pair local wine

Feb 8, 2014 / 3:30 pm

The first of three challenging competitions is now completed at the 2014 Canadian Culinary Championships being held this weekend in Kelowna. The Mystery Wine Competition was the first of three gruelling challenges for the Chefs, each of whom has won the Gold Medal Plates competition qualifying...

Red Cross $3M campaign a success

Feb 8, 2014 / 10:05 am

The Red Cross’s $3 million Building for Humanity campaign was a success, thanks to generous donations from individuals, corporations, governments, service organizations and foundations, announced campaign chair Anna Hunt-Binkley. "I'm overwhelmed by the incredible support from the...

Pandosy waterfront charrette planned

Feb 8, 2014 / 7:18 am

A two-day charrette (urban design workshop) Feb. 25 and 26 will be part of the process to craft a new plan for Pandosy Waterfront. “The engagement process is underway to develop design guidelines for the neighbourhood, much like we did for the Downtown Plan, along with a site design for...



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