West Kelowna News Feb 25 to Mar 3, 2018

Looking for tax opinions

Mar 3, 2018 / 5:00 am

While West Kelowna council has made it clear they're not in favour of a new provincial speculation tax, the city is looking for opinions from the public. In...

Rockslide on Hwy 97

Mar 2, 2018 / 4:40 pm

UPDATE: 4:40 p.m. RCMP are conducting traffic control on Highway 97 south of Antler's Beach in Peachland following a rockslide Friday afternoon. Motorists...

Millie the Moose injured

Mar 2, 2018 / 5:00 am

Conservation officers are telling the public to leave Millie the Moose alone. Millie the Moose has recently become a celebrity in West Kelowna, so much so she...

School changes a go

Mar 2, 2018 / 5:00 am

Despite opposition from many in attendance Wednesday, School District 23's Board of Education is going ahead with grade reconfiguration for schools on the...

Mayor threatened online

Mar 1, 2018 / 1:55 pm

Peachland's mayor is fighting back against perceived threats made against her on social media. Cindy Fortin says she was alerted to the threats, made by a...

Blindsided by tax

Mar 1, 2018 / 5:00 am

West Kelowna council is fuming over the potential effect a new speculation tax could have on development in the city. The tax, introduced as part of the NDP...

Millie Moose moseying

Feb 28, 2018 / 9:00 pm

Millie the Moose was spotted moseying around West Kelowna on Wednesday. She was seen numerous times in West Kelowna around Springer Road and also Brown Road....

10 storeys in West Kelowna

Feb 28, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Let the debate begin. Is West Kelowna ready for its first 10-storey highrise? And, is Lakeview Heights the right place? West Kelowna council voted 5-1 Tuesday...

Millie around

Feb 28, 2018 / 8:03 am

West Kelowna's celebrity moose, Millie, was spotted again this morning this time in the Springer Road area. Elizabeth Noble tells Castanet, "I just...

Stewart takes his seat

Feb 27, 2018 / 2:10 pm

Newly-elected MLA Ben Stewart has taken his seat in the legislature. Stewart, who won the Kelowna West byelection two weeks ago, was officially sworn in in the...

What are you lookin' at?

Feb 27, 2018 / 6:45 am

Guess who's back for more! Millie the moose was spotted earlier Monday grabbing a meal at Buckerfield’s Country Store but apparently, she was still...

Fire near mobile home park

Feb 26, 2018 / 5:13 pm

Crews responded to a fire near Trail Park Mobile Villas in West Kelowna on Monday. Reports of the fire came in at 4:40 p.m. for the location at 1699 Ross Road....

Moose helps herself to hay

Feb 26, 2018 / 5:00 pm

A moose that has been spotted around West Kelowna was caught stealing a bite to eat on Monday. Buckerfield’s Country Store employees were shocked when...

Geese shot and decapitated

Feb 25, 2018 / 6:15 pm

UPDATE: 6:15 p.m. Following a report of a man shooting geese in the Gellatly Road area, police say they're aware of an individual in West Kelowna who has...