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Kelowna News

New bike route protected

Oct 14, 2019 / 5:30 pm

Wheels are turning on Kelowna's newest bike route. The new bike route is now open on Sutherland Avenue, marking a significant connection in Kelowna’s...

Mission feeds 900 at dinner

Oct 14, 2019 / 3:40 pm

Kelowna's Gospel Mission held a free Thanksgiving turkey dinner for 900 guests Monday from noon until 6 p.m. The staff and volunteers have been working hard...

Your vote: 1 on 1 with Albas

Oct 14, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Castanet has invited all the Central Okanagan federal candidates for sit-down video interviews as election day approaches on Oct. 21. Dan Albas is the incumbent...

RCMP honours its best

Oct 14, 2019 / 8:06 am

The B.C. RCMP's Southeast District honoured some of its finest on Thursday. The district's top brass presented long-service medals, special awards, and...

For little ones at Big White

Oct 14, 2019 / 7:40 am

Efforts are underway to open an Early Learning Centre to support the youngest residents of Big White. The resort has grown to include year-round families,...

Candidates talk foreign aid

Oct 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

As election candidate forums across the country focus in on local and national issues, UBCO's Engineers without Borders students are more interested in...

Protect the family business

Oct 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Having a family business can be stressful enough, but what happens when the owner wants to sell or retire from the family business? 90% of businesses in...

Jumper talked off bridge

Oct 13, 2019 / 9:10 pm

Kelowna RCMP were able to successfully talk a woman out of jumping from the William R. Bennett Bridge Sunday evening. A call came in about 8:30 p.m. indicating...

Upcoming artist at 18

Oct 13, 2019 / 7:18 pm

Zoe Welch is an 18-year-old Kelowna based singer-songwriter who is celebrating the release of her first EP, called As Promised. The EP includes four songs that...

Dracula play for Halloween

Oct 13, 2019 / 11:09 am

If you're looking for something new to do this Hallowe'en season, The Dracula - The Blood Truth is the new hit play in town. Shows go from Oct. 23 to 27...

Power out overnight

Oct 13, 2019 / 7:00 am

Power has been restored to a large swath of Kelowna that was in the dark overnight. Reports of the outage started coming in shortly after midnight. FortisBC...

Powerhouse site on the rise

Oct 13, 2019 / 6:30 am

Kelowna's North End is buzzing with construction activity. PC Urban launched its Powerhouse project this past week – a 56,000-square-foot commercial...

New kids' zone at YLW

Oct 13, 2019 / 6:25 am

Kelowna International Airport is continuing its efforts to attract even more visitors to its growing transportation hub. The Tim Hortons restaurant in the...

Searching for change makers

Oct 13, 2019 / 6:20 am

Interior Savings Local Give is giving back to community members by awarding $10,000 to people who've gone above and beyond. “Over the past three...

Your vote: 1 on 1 with Gray

Oct 12, 2019 / 12:10 pm

Castanet has invited all the Central Okanagan federal candidates for sit-down video interviews as election day approaches on Oct. 21. Tracy Gray is running for...

Looking for a scare?

Oct 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

The fourth annual Grenfell Road Haunted House is starting on Friday, Oct. 25, and will continue until Halloween. Since the creation of the full haunted house in...

Keeping up attack on vaping

Oct 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

The Central Okanagan School District is keeping up its pressure on government to get tougher when it comes to vaping and youth. Supt. Kevin Kaardal sent a...

Road rage with a twist

Oct 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

It's a case of road rage with a twist. The incident involves an elderly female driver in a VW Beetle and an older scooter rider – and the whole thing...

New 'Dawn' for local ballet

Oct 11, 2019 / 9:00 pm

Ballet Kelowna will launch its 17th season this November with Dawn, a high-energy mixed program featuring National Ballet of Canada principal dancer Greta...

Are we really recycling?

Oct 11, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Regional district director Wayne Carson wants to know if recyclable materials being collected across the Central Okanagan are actually going where they are...