West Kelowna News Feb 18 to 24, 2018

Guns drawn in West K

Feb 23, 2018 / 2:40 pm

UPDATE: 2:40 p.m. Two men are in custody following a dramatic takedown in plain view of numerous motorists on Highway 97 near Boucherie Road late Friday...

Bus fears baseless

Feb 23, 2018 / 10:00 am

UPDATE: 10 a.m. Feb 23 Julia Fraser, School District 23 trustee for West Kelowna says there are no plans to bus students from Shannon Lake to Glenrosa Middle...

Bruises could be from sex

Feb 22, 2018 / 3:52 pm

Story contains graphic details that may not be suitable for all readers. A man accused of violently raping a woman two years ago testified Thursday the alleged...

Driver sent to hospital

Feb 22, 2018 / 2:55 pm

UPDATE: 2:55 p.m. A Castanet reader says the two cars at the scene of Thursday afternoon's crash in West Kelowna never actually collided. "The car that...

Stuff that helicopter!

Feb 20, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Valhalla Helicopters’ Stuff the Helicopter event is back. This year, Valhalla and other businesses are collecting donations for local animal rescue groups...

Multiple homes robbed

Feb 19, 2018 / 5:25 pm

UPDATE: 3:40 p.m. A suspect wanted Canada-wide was nabbed in West Kelowna, Monday. Police were called to a home on the 2800 block of Scharf Road for a break and...

Layoffs hit Gorman's mill

Feb 19, 2018 / 1:56 pm

A lagging supply has led West Kelowna’s Gorman Bros. Lumber to lay off at least 20 employees. Nick Arkle, Gorman’s co-CEO, says the mill has cut...

Flatdeck, car collide

Feb 19, 2018 / 9:49 am

Drivers are urged to beware slippery conditions this morning. A sedan collided with a commercial flatdeck truck in West Kelowna at the intersection of Ross Road...