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West Kelowna News

Be part of live broadcast

Jan 20, 2019 / 11:09 am

A live NHL broadcast will be taking place in West Kelowna tonight and you’re invited. Rogers Hometown Hockey starts at 11 a.m. on Sunday and is a day full...

Dog dies in house fire

Jan 19, 2019 / 1:15 pm

UPDATE: 1:15 p.m. The Peachland home that was heavily damaged in a fire Friday night was for sale. The four-bedroom, three-bathroom home on Robinson Place had...

Serious crash on Connector

Jan 19, 2019 / 11:05 am

A serious crash has closed a single lane of the Okanagan Connector Saturday morning. The crash occurred just before 9 a.m., about three kilometres west of the...

1 on 1 with Ron MacLean

Jan 19, 2019 / 5:00 am

Rogers Hometown Hockey will fire up fans' hockey passions this weekend in West Kelowna. The two-day festival is based around events at the Mount Boucherie...

A hockey celebration

Jan 18, 2019 / 5:20 pm

Canada's national pastime will be on full display this weekend when Rogers Hometown Hockey hits West Kelowna. The two-day festival at the Mount Boucherie...

Milestone for Syilx

Jan 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

It's a historic year for Syilx Language House in keeping the Okanagan native tongue alive. Learners are in the final year of a four-year program and are...

Car consumed by flames

Jan 17, 2019 / 8:30 pm

A car driving up Boucherie Road in West Kelowna caught fire Thursday. At about 3:20 p.m., flames began pouring from the hood of the black Nissan Altima, as snow...

22 new positions approved

Jan 17, 2019 / 12:52 pm

The City of West Kelowna has approved the addition of 22 new positions as part of its 2019 draft budget. The new positions include eight firefighters, which...

Costco moving to Westside

Jan 16, 2019 / 11:53 am

All signs point to Costco relocating its Kelowna store to the Westside. Castanet has learned the retail giant has leased a number of properties on Westside...

Jailed for shooting tenant

Jan 14, 2019 / 2:29 pm

A West Kelowna man who shot his tenant in 2016 will serve another 39 months in jail. Charles Maskell, 61, was arrested Dec. 2, 2016, after shots were fired at...

Beloved trail damaged

Jan 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

A popular trail in West Kelowna has been damaged after a vehicle is believed to have driven through Glen Canyon Regional Park. One resident, who asked to remain...

RHTH parking crunch

Jan 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Parking will be at a premium around the Mount Boucherie complex when Rogers Hometown Hockey comes to West Kelowna next weekend. The caravan will roll into West...

Snowmobile stolen from lot

Jan 11, 2019 / 2:31 pm

A snowmobile was stolen from a West Kelowna auto dealer Thursday night, and the theft was caught on video. A man in a white Ford F-250 drove up to the gate at...

Truck rammed credit union

Jan 11, 2019 / 11:55 am

UPDATE: 11:55 a.m. RCMP say they are searching for two suspects who used a stolen Ford F350 to ram the VantageOne Credit Union in Peachland while attempting to...

Life-saving doc - and dog

Jan 10, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Dr. Oz of West Kelowna's Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital performed a rare surgery Wednesday, saving an animal's life. Oz spent four hours performing a...

More consultations needed

Jan 10, 2019 / 10:11 am

The developer of a massive, and controversial development in the Casa Loma area of West Kelowna has been told to hold more consultations. The development, with...

Fire department wants you

Jan 10, 2019 / 5:00 am

Wanna be a firefighter? North Westside Fire Rescue is holding an open house Jan. 22 to recruit new members and provide an opportunity for residents to see what...

SUV plunges into dark lake

Jan 9, 2019 / 11:37 pm

A vehicle plunged into Okanagan Lake in Peachland Wednesday night. The white SUV rolled into the lake off Highway 97 south of the Dragon Lotus Restaurant about...

Westside eyes a HUB

Jan 9, 2019 / 12:28 pm

Communities on the west side of Okanagan Lake have said thanks, but no thanks, to an offer from the City of Kelowna to develop a regional HUB to assist...

Peachland might lose clinic

Jan 8, 2019 / 6:40 pm

The clinic manager of Peachland’s only medical clinic fears for some of its patients if a new owner can’t be found soon. Beach Avenue Medical Clinic...