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West Kelowna News Last 7 days

RCMP chopper in training

Feb 21, 2017 / 3:54 pm

A helicopter hovering above Okanagan Lake near Rattlesnake Island raised the concerns of some, but the RCMP say it's nothing to worry about. A Peachland...

Police hunt for stolen car

Feb 21, 2017 / 2:28 pm

Police are scouring Westside Road Tuesday afternoon after a car was stolen. Several RCMP cruisers were spotted on Westside Road and Bear Lake Main Road at about...

Dump truck crash, city sued

Feb 21, 2017 / 1:39 pm

A West Kelowna woman is suing the City of West Kelowna after a city-owned dump truck allegedly rear-ended her, causing her significant injury. Alexis Podas...

Boucherie traffic delays

Feb 21, 2017 / 12:04 pm

Motorists travelling along Boucherie Road in West Kelowna could encounter some traffic delays. Crews are working on a drainage improvement project in the area...

Smoke in the air

Feb 21, 2017 / 8:50 am

There's going to be smoke in the air around West Kelowna for the next few days. Tallus Ridge says it will be conducting open burning of several slash piles...

Crash on the Connector

Feb 19, 2017 / 7:13 pm

UPDATED: 7:13 p.m. A man claiming he witnessed the crash on Highway 97C says a Range Rover passed his vehicle in a foggy spot on the highway before losing...

Smoke at care home

Feb 18, 2017 / 2:30 pm

Emergency crews in West Kelowna responded Friday night to Brookhaven Care Centre after reports there was smoke in a room. The call came in at about 10:30 p.m....

Repairs begin on landslide

Feb 17, 2017 / 6:30 pm

Neighbours are happy to see that work has begun on repairs to a landslide that took out half a residential street in Peachland. But, some say the slide could...

Medical building approved

Feb 15, 2017 / 6:00 pm

West Kelowna council has given approval for a new downtown medical complex. The three-storey building is situated at the corner of Dobbin Road and Old Okanagan...

Multiple-vehicle collision

Feb 15, 2017 / 5:50 pm

No injuries were reported after a multiple-vehicle collision on Wednesday. Police arrived on scene at Highway 97 and Daimler Drive around 5:30 p.m. Roads are...

Warriors denied recognition

Feb 15, 2017 / 3:30 pm

City of West Kelowna vehicles will not be emblazoned with stickers recognizing the West Kelowna Warriors RBC Cup championship. The request, made by local...

Seeking help to evict rats

Feb 15, 2017 / 1:18 pm

West Kelowna council is fed up with the rat problem in the city. And, they are looking for help from the provincial government. Council passed a resolution...

Seeds of pot discussion

Feb 15, 2017 / 12:03 pm

West Kelowna council has given first reading to a zoning bylaw amendment that it hopes will begin a discussion around marijuana production in the community. The...

Bus driver 'cold-cocked'

Feb 15, 2017 / 9:44 am

UPDATE: 9:45 a.m. A driver who was attacked while behind the wheel of a BC Transit bus acted heroically, says the local union president. "I'm...

Coyotes killing dogs

Feb 15, 2017 / 5:00 am

A West Kelowna woman says coyotes have been attacking and killing dogs in her neighbourhood at an alarming rate during the past few weeks. Dawn, who lives in...

Majestic Canadian sight

Feb 15, 2017 / 5:00 am

Elizabeth Shepherd recently came across a majestic Canadian sight. And she captured it on camera. She was at the Telemark snowshoe trail, located up Glenrosa...

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