West Kelowna News Dec 3 to 9, 2017

Libertarian enters byelection

Dec 9, 2017 / 5:00 am

West Kelowna residents will have a fourth option when they take to the polls at the byelection for former premier Christy Clark's vacated seat in February....

Shelter desperate for help

Dec 8, 2017 / 11:25 am

The West Kelowna Shelter Society is in desperate need of help. The society runs a cold-weather shelter at Emmanuel Church in West Kelowna. Spokesperson Rosemary...

West Kelowna turns 10

Dec 7, 2017 / 5:00 am

Incorporate or join Kelowna? That's the question that faced residents living on the west side of Okanagan Lake a decade ago. After a nasty campaign, but the...

West Kelowna food drive

Dec 6, 2017 / 10:43 am

There's still time to contribute to the West Kelowna Firefighters 20th Annual Food Drive. With many charities across B.C. saying donations this year are...

Minor injuries in crash

Dec 5, 2017 / 5:40 pm

Emergency crews were called to Highway 97 near Westlake Road following an accident. Witnesses tell Castanet three pick-up trucks were involved in rear ender...

Blasting near Boucherie

Dec 5, 2017 / 5:30 pm

Those living on the south side of Mount Boucherie can expect to hear blasting in their neighbourhood over the next year. Blasting will begin on Dec. 7 at a...

Water advisory lifted

Dec 5, 2017 / 4:10 pm

The City of West Kelowna has lifted the water quality advisory issued for users of the Lakeview Water System. The advisory was lifted in consultation with...

Suspicious morning fire

Dec 5, 2017 / 4:05 pm

West Kelowna fire investigators have deemed an early morning fire in a downtown Westbank strip mall as suspicious. Fire crews were called to a structure fire on...

Three Glenrosa break-ins

Dec 5, 2017 / 3:45 pm

Police are investigating a break and enter at a home in the Glenrosa area that may be linked to two other recent residential break-ins. The incident occurred...

Midday fender bender

Dec 5, 2017 / 2:55 pm

Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash in West Kelowna at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. BC Ambulance responded and helped one of the victims after the...

Car gone in seconds

Dec 4, 2017 / 9:00 pm

It didn't take long for a vehicle to go up in flames. What one witness described as an electrical fire quickly engulfed the vehicle in the parking lot of...

Byelection in Feb: Horgan

Dec 3, 2017 / 6:30 pm

The vacant seat in the legislature left by former premier and Kelowna West MLA Christy Clark's resignation will be filled before the government begins...

5 cars crash, no injuries

Dec 3, 2017 / 2:24 pm

UPDATE: 2 p.m. A witness on the scene said the accident involved five cars. "There were four that smashed into each other and a fifth vehicle went over...

Addressing homelessness

Dec 3, 2017 / 5:00 am

The City of West Kelowna says it's working with organizations to try and come up with ways to deal with the homeless and those marginalized in the...