West Kelowna News Last 7 days

New cops to patrol city

Jan 21, 2017 / 5:00 am

West Kelowna city council has approved the hiring of two new RCMP members. The additional officers were endorsed this week as council began a detailed review of...

Blaze guts building

Jan 20, 2017 / 4:30 pm

UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. West Kelowna Fire Chief Jason Brolund says residents of three homes in the Okanagan Metis Housing Complex on Ingram Road will be displaced for...

Tax fail by mail

Jan 20, 2017 / 5:00 am

Almost everyone has received someone else's mail, but a West Kelowna man has received the same person's mail for 16 years. And it isn’t just any...

Trooper to rock Westside

Jan 20, 2017 / 5:00 am

They'll be here for a good time, not a long time. Canadian rock legends Trooper will be raising a little hell at Royal LePage Place in West Kelowna on June...

Beavers hold park hostage

Jan 19, 2017 / 3:50 pm

Beavers have taken over Rotary Trails Park. The park, known to be home to many beavers, has been closed after the critters' dam building caused Powers Creek...

Findlater: this is sad news

Jan 19, 2017 / 1:48 pm

West Kelowna's mayor expressed concern and distress upon hearing news the West Kelowna Warriors would be leaving town following the season. Citing mounting...

Wildfire break-in update

Jan 18, 2017 / 5:00 am

A possible sentencing hearing has been set for a man who broke into an evacuated home during the Smith Creek wildfire in July 2015. Justice Peter Rogers...

New high school in West K

Jan 17, 2017 / 5:00 am

Glenrosa middle school could become a second high school in West Kelowna. A proposal to that effect is part of a Westside Area Study the board of School...

Sledder rescued by winch

Jan 15, 2017 / 4:12 pm

UPDATE: 4:12 p.m. Vernon, Kamloops and Clearwater search and rescue teams were able to find an injured snowmobiler and transport him to hospital on Sunday...

New Westside boat launch

Jan 15, 2017 / 5:00 am

The regional district is proposing a newlaunch on the west side of Okanagan Lake. The district is applying to various provincial agencies to establish a boat...