West Kelowna News Last 7 days

Shot fired a false alarm

Aug 16, 2017 / 12:02 pm

A report of a possible shot fired in West Kelowna late Tuesday turned out to be nothing. Police were dispatched to the 3300 block of Old Okanagan Highway about...

Spike in theft from vehicles

Aug 16, 2017 / 5:00 am

West Kelowna RCMP are reporting a 47% increase in theft from motor vehicles from January 1 - July 31 this year, compared to the same time period in 2016. A...

Missing youth found dead

Aug 14, 2017 / 8:20 pm

The body of a West Kelowna teen, missing nearly a month, has been identified as the individual found deceased alongside MacDougal Creek Saturday. Jake...

ATVer goes over cliff

Aug 14, 2017 / 4:08 pm

B.C. Air Rescue, Vernon Search and Rescue winch team and Penticton Search and Rescue combined efforts to get an injured ATVer out of the backcountry near...

Sailboat in distress towed

Aug 14, 2017 / 12:09 pm

West Kelowna RCMP responded to a 25-foot sailboat in distress on Okanagan Lake, Sunday evening, just north of Rattlesnake Island. Police say a large wave caused...

Rear-ender slows traffic

Aug 12, 2017 / 1:34 pm

A rear-ender on the William R. Bennett Bridge has slowed traffic heading into Kelowna Saturday afternoon. The minor collision occurred at about 1 p.m., closing...

High prices delay projects

Aug 11, 2017 / 7:00 pm

The City of West Kelowna has been forced to delay some projects after prices, and bids were higher than budgeted for. The city will delay tendering construction...

Trucks not wanted here

Aug 10, 2017 / 8:00 pm

The City of West Kelowna is making changes to a bylaw regulating where commercial trucks are allowed to drive. Acting on complaints from people in the Canyon...

Swim clubs join forces

Aug 10, 2017 / 3:20 pm

After a 23-year run in West Kelowna, the Liquid Lighting Swim Club is joining the Kelowna Aqua Jets. The club announced the move in a press release Thursday....

Opposition to 5 storeys

Aug 10, 2017 / 10:43 am

A new downtown Peachland development, set for fourth and final reading by council next month, is not wanted by some in the community. The Peachland Residents...

Small fire doused quickly

Aug 10, 2017 / 9:02 am

Fire crews in West Kelowna were quick to put out a small grass fire late Wednesday. The fire broke out shortly before 11 p.m. behind the bus stop on Highway 97...

Two-vehicle collision

Aug 9, 2017 / 6:43 pm

Traffic was backed up after a collision in West Kelowna Wednesday evening. Paramedics and police arrived on scene at Highway 97 and Hebert Road just after 6...