West Kelowna News Last 7 days

Double collision on Hwy 97

Jun 23, 2017 / 1:29 pm

UPDATE: 1:28 p.m. The highway has reopened southbound and the crash has been cleared, drivers at the scene report. Traffic had backed up to the Glenrosa...

West Kelowna squeezed

Jun 22, 2017 / 3:10 pm

West Kelowna doesn’t have enough land, and that’s hampering efforts to build new recreation facilities, city hall, and more. “Land is a big...

Boil advisory lifted

Jun 21, 2017 / 10:13 am

The Regional District of Central Okanagan has lifted a boil-water advisory for users of the Star Place water system. The community water system services eight...

Bicycle drive-by goes to trial

Jun 21, 2017 / 6:59 am

The man accused of a brazen drive-by bicycle shooting will face trial in Supreme Court. Tyrone McGee, 29, was arrested in the late hours of Aug. 2, 2016, after...

Cooking fire sparks blaze

Jun 21, 2017 / 6:03 am

A report of a late-night car fire in West Kelowna turned out to be a small wildfire. Fire crews responded to the fire just after 11 p.m., near the intersection...

Vehicle heads into the bush

Jun 20, 2017 / 7:15 pm

A vehicle heading down Glenrosa Road from the Crystal Mountain area went around a curve near the cattle guard, went off the road into the shoulder, over...

A licence to grow

Jun 20, 2017 / 10:18 am

Trent Kitsch is now licensed to cultivate medical marijuana out of his West Kelowna facility. Health Canada issued the licence Friday, a little more than a...

Sunken boat removed

Jun 19, 2017 / 10:36 am

UPDATE: 10:35 a.m. Very little fuel or oil leaked into Okanagan Lake from a sunken boat on Sunday. West Kelowna Fire Chief Jason Brolund says less than two...

Zip line with floaties?

Jun 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

ZipZone is taking flood protection one step further. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the Peachland zip lining company says it's testing floatation...

Collision on Hwy 97

Jun 16, 2017 / 9:01 pm

UPDATE: 9 p.m. A witness said two SUV's and one Pickup truck collided. One lane is currently closed each way Northbound and Southbound on Highway. The Left...