Latest Articles from Alanna Kelly

Caught in closed park

Jul 24, 2017 / 2:22 pm

Alanna Kelly UPDATE: 2:30 p.m. The City of West Kelowna has not issues any fines for people illegally accessing closed parks, but won't hesitate if people are caught. "We are doing routine patrols and we have extra support to patrol

WestJet adds YLW flights

Jul 24, 2017 / 12:44 pm

Photo: Alanna Kelly WestJet is offering 23 more weekly flights from Kelowna this winter. The airline made the announcement Monday, saying more flights will be offered between Kelowna and Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto, starting in November. "WestJet

Art to take over street

Jul 24, 2017 / 10:52 am

Photo: Festivals Kelowna An artist paints to music during Arts on the Avenue. A section of Kelowna's Bernard Avenue will be turned into an outdoor art gallery for one day only.  Arts on the Avenue takes place Thursday, 4 to 10

Girl, 17, found safe

Jul 24, 2017 / 10:46 am

Photo: RCMP Aislynn Hanson. A 17-year-old girl who was missing for more than five months has been located. Aislynn Hanson went missing on Feb. 20 from a medical facility in Kamloops and was last seen in the area on Feb. 24.  RCMP

Bringing skills to Kelowna

Jul 24, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Government of Canada A Kelowna cadet learns news skills to bring back to his home base. Over 100 cadets recently completed a training course at Albert Head. The two week general training course provides cadets who recently joined

Evacuee must-knows

Jul 21, 2017 / 5:47 am

Photo: BC Wildfire Service Emergency Management B.C. is providing evacuees with steps on how to make the transition back home easier and more safe. Local authorities may have planned specific safe routes along the way, and it is important

Cigarette butt started fire

Jul 20, 2017 / 4:45 pm

Photo: Kamloops Fire Rescue Firefighters believe a discarded cigarette started a grass fire. Kamloops firefighters acted quickly to extinguish a grass fire they believe was started from a discarded cigarette Wednesday. The fire was extremely

Rain slows fires, for now

Jul 20, 2017 / 4:15 pm

Photo: Twitter - @CityWL Williams Lake Mayor enjoys the rain after months without it. Rain is a welcome sight for many Thursday, giving a momentary relief to the current wildfire situation across the province. The area

Catches fire in seconds

Jul 20, 2017 / 12:49 pm

Photo: Flickr/PRO Leonard J Matthews A discarded cigarette butt can cause serious damage – in seconds. Firefighters in Vancouver conducted a demonstration showing just how fast a flicked butt can spark an aggressive fire. Vancouver

Bear pays brief visit

Jul 20, 2017 / 12:06 pm

A black bear walked right through a townhouse complex in Kelowna, Thursday. The bear trundled through the Glen Valley development near Boynton Place just off Clifton Road. It only hung around for a few moments, about 10 a.m. “It was