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West Kelowna News Last 7 days

A bird, a plane, it's..

Apr 29, 2017 / 5:00 am

Just what were those bright, dancing lights spotted in the skies over Kelowna Thursday evening? A spokesman for Nav Canada at Kelowna International Airport says...

Beautifying West Kelowna

Apr 28, 2017 / 5:17 pm

More than 100 volunteers from around the community will be out in force Saturday giving West Kelowna a spring clean. Volunteers will join West Kelowna staff in...

Roof cut to remove driver

Apr 28, 2017 / 12:47 pm

Fire crews used the Jaws of Life to extract a driver following a two-vehicle crash on Main Street in West Kelowna late Friday morning. The crash sent one of the...

Probation for wildfire looter

Apr 28, 2017 / 9:06 am

The man who broke into an evacuated home during the Smith Creek wildfire in the summer of 2014 can avoid a criminal record if he abides by his probation terms...

Lines, trees down

Apr 28, 2017 / 8:43 am

Emergency crews are on the scene after a line fell, knocking down trees in the Glenrosa area this morning. The lines fell on Mcrobbie Road, near McIver. There...

Crash closes Connector

Apr 28, 2017 / 5:54 am

UPDATE: 5:50 a.m. A lane closure remains in effect at the scene of last night's crash on the Connector. DriveBC last updated the situation about 3 a.m. As...

Too wet for fish even

Apr 27, 2017 / 5:00 am

The popular 'Go Fish' fish stocking program at Shannon Lake has been postponed due to “unprecedented” high water levels. While the stocking...

Power line down

Apr 26, 2017 / 7:58 pm

A power line was knocked down on Wednesday. Firefighters arrived on scene just at about 6 p.m. to Douglas Road, between Boucherie Road and Thacker Road. It was...

Family without a home

Apr 26, 2017 / 10:30 am

A family of eight in West Kelowna will soon be without a home. Debbie Hook and her family received a note from their landlord a few months ago to vacate the...

North Westside flood watch

Apr 26, 2017 / 10:07 am

There has been some localized flooding reported in areas of the rural North Westside. Flooding has been contained to the Valley of the Sun subdivision. As...

Duties hit Gorman hard

Apr 26, 2017 / 5:00 am

New softwood lumber duties announced by the United States late Monday will hit West Kelowna's Gorman Bros. hard. Provincial Forests Minister Steve Thomson...

Guilty in US drug smuggling

Apr 25, 2017 / 6:00 pm

A Surrey man pleaded guilty to drug smuggling charges in the United States Tuesday, nine months after a key witness in the trial was shot eight times in West...

Abandoned no more

Apr 24, 2017 / 4:17 pm

A prominent building that has for years been decaying on the outskirts of Peachland is finally getting a facelift. The building's new tenant,...

Smoke over Rose Valley

Apr 24, 2017 / 12:10 pm

Residents of Rose Valley may be seeing smoke in the hills. A concerned resident said she called 911 to report fire burning in Rose Valley Regional Park, across...

Fire guts Peachland home

Apr 23, 2017 / 8:00 pm

A portion of a Peachland home was gutted in a structure fire on Vernon Ave. Sunday afternoon. It’s not clear at this point how the fire started, but...