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Kelowna News

Parks winding down for fall

Oct 8, 2019 / 9:00 pm

With fall in full-swing, all public park washrooms and water fountains will be closed starting next Tuesday. Closures also include water services at off-leash...

Maxine gets 'roasted'

Oct 8, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Longtime United Way fundraiser Kelowna city councillor Maxine DeHart may have wrapped up her annual United Way drive-thru last year, but she's not done yet....

Exhibit honours veterans

Oct 8, 2019 / 7:08 pm

Kelowna's Okanagan Military Museum will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this Remembrance Day. It is commemorating the milestone with a new exhibit...

A day for all at City Hall

Oct 8, 2019 / 2:45 pm

Kelowna's annual Inclusion Chain celebration took place at City Hall Tuesday, focusing on supporting people with diverse abilities. The event was hosted by...

Public lakefront expands

Oct 8, 2019 / 12:25 pm

The City of Kelowna has purchased a lakefront property north of Rotary Beach for $2.7 million. The 0.4-acre property, which is located at 3676 Lakeshore Rd.,...

Band escapes horrific crash

Oct 8, 2019 / 11:28 am

Eight Okanagan musicians, members of the Uptown Hornz, are lucky to be alive after a horrific crash on the QE 2 Highway outside Innisfail, Alta. Their rental...

Sub-zero temps hours away

Oct 8, 2019 / 11:22 am

Sub-zero temperatures are expected in the Okanagan tonight and Wednesday, with frost potentially into Thursday morning as a result of the cold front that...

City reduces parking needs

Oct 8, 2019 / 5:00 am

Developers in Kelowna will be required to provide fewer, not more parking spaces per unit in the near future. City council Monday approved a series of parking...

Mission Creek stairs closure

Oct 8, 2019 / 5:00 am

A short section of the 16.5-kilometre Mission Creek Greenway trail will be closed weekdays starting today for stair replacement. Five sets of old stairs along a...

First female JCI president

Oct 8, 2019 / 5:00 am

JCI Kelowna has elected its first female president. Danielle Hofer is the first female chapter president in the organization's 84 years. JCI Kelowna is a...

Beaten unconscious on Leon

Oct 8, 2019 / 5:00 am

A West Kelowna man says he was assaulted outside a Kelowna nightclub early Sunday morning. About 1:45 a.m., Pavel Vengertsev was outside Sapphire Nightclub,...

Power back for some

Oct 7, 2019 / 8:45 pm

A power outage that hit a portion of Kelowna west of Gordon Drive has been partially repaired. Power went off for 737 customers shortly after 6 p.m. Monday. By...

Signs vandalized with hate

Oct 7, 2019 / 8:00 pm

John Barr is the latest Central Okanagan candidate to be hit with hate speech. At least one of his signs along Glenmore Road was knocked down, with fascist...

Real estate sales are up

Oct 7, 2019 / 8:00 pm

The number of September real estate sales in the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board region was up 11 per cent from last year at this time. OMREB released its...

Vigil in honour of lives lost

Oct 7, 2019 / 7:30 pm

The MADD Central Okanagan chapter held a candlelight vigil at Kelowna's Parkinson Recreation Centre on Sunday to honour the memory of lives lost and...

A dozen protest extinction

Oct 7, 2019 / 6:30 pm

UPDATE: 6:30 p.m. Twenty-year-old Holly McLeod has a lot to live for. She just hopes the planet she was born onto is the same one she can enjoy throughout her...

Defence minister 1-on-1

Oct 7, 2019 / 3:37 pm

Minister of National Defence and Liberal candidate Harjit Sajjan visited Kelowna Monday on his campaign trail. Sajjan spoke with Castanet's Rob Gibson on...

$5K in free college tuition

Oct 7, 2019 / 3:00 pm

It may only be a month or so into the new school year, but for Grade 12 students it's not too early to start exploring post-secondary options. Okanagan...

LIVE: Kelowna council

Oct 7, 2019 / 1:30 pm

3. Development Application Reports & Related Bylaws 3.1 KLO Road 2568, A19-0011 - Sukhjit Singh Sidhu and Bhupinder Kaur Sidhu 3.2 and 3.3 Mayfair Rd 935,...

Babbel leaving the opera

Oct 7, 2019 / 12:20 pm

Alexandra Babbel, founding artistic director of Opera Kelowna, will be leaving at the end of the year to work with the Canadian Music Festivals...

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