Central Okanagan News

Castanet's weekly weather

Nov 3, 2014 / 5:00 am

The mix of rain during the day and freezing temperatures at night could make the roads slick for the morning commute. With that said, there should be some...

Castanet's week in review

Nov 2, 2014 / 5:00 am

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Movie stars coming to town

Nov 1, 2014 / 11:24 am

A feature film being shot in the Okanagan this fall is bringing several high profile actors to the North Okanagan. Jon Summerland, Okanagan Film Commissioner,...

Colouring contest winners

Oct 31, 2014 / 11:29 am

We received dozens of entries and thank everyone who took the time and care to send in such great colouring examples. The winners were chosen randomly out of...

Carved pumpkins

Oct 31, 2014 / 6:34 am


Big White hires 600

Oct 28, 2014 / 1:17 pm

It was a successful job hunt for 600 people looking for work at Big White Ski Resort this week. The mountain and the Big White Chamber of Commerce held a job...

Spooky colouring contest

Oct 27, 2014 / 2:08 pm

Contest closes at midnight on Wednesday Oct. 29, email your art to [email protected], remember to send us your name, age and contact information. Down load...

Pumpkin puts van in lake

Oct 27, 2014 / 12:15 pm

UPDATE 12:15 P.M. A 33-year-old West Kelowna man is lucky to have escaped unscathed after his van ended up in Okanagan Lake Saturday morning. RCMP confirm the...

Mountain goat gallery

Oct 27, 2014 / 7:18 am

Mountain goats take in the view and a light lunch near Summerland on Sunday. ...

Castanet's weekly weather

Oct 27, 2014 / 5:00 am

This week looks cool and rainy with some of our first lows of zero at night. Check the full forecast here: ...

Big contract helps local firm

Oct 26, 2014 / 8:31 am

A BC company has just received the largest ever single order in the global waterpark sector. WhiteWater West products, a company based in Richmond, signed a...

Local MPs under lockdown

Oct 22, 2014 / 1:00 pm

UPDATE 1 P.M. - Late this morning, Kelowna-Lake Country MP, Ron Cannan, sent out a tweet regarding this morning's incident on Parliament Hill. Okanagan...

School District remits $11.5M

Oct 22, 2014 / 5:40 am

The Central Okanagan School District (SD23) has repaid the Ministry of Education approximately $11.5M. The payment was for wages not paid as a result of the...

Castanet's weekly weather

Oct 20, 2014 / 5:00 am

Tuesday and Sunday look to be the sunnier days of the week which is otherwise overcast and rainy. Check the full forecast here: ...

EECO celebrates 20 years

Oct 19, 2014 / 11:47 am

The Central Okanagan has changed a lot since 1994, when the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan first opened its doors. The public is invited to...

Castanet's week in review

Oct 19, 2014 / 5:00 am

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Seeing is believing for United Way

Oct 17, 2014 / 3:10 pm

The Central Okanagan United Way held its annual bus tour this week. The Seeing is Believing tour brought members of the public to its various partner agencies...

New Monaco gets green light

Oct 16, 2014 / 2:55 pm

An Edmonton-based company has just received final approval to build a large community development in Peachland. The New Monaco Enterprise Corporation passed its...

Triple Ribbon Cutting

Oct 15, 2014 / 7:27 pm

Three major infrastructure projects have officially opened in Lake Country, with a total budget of $6 million. The largest of the projects is the $4.1 million...

Suspected drunk driver flips car

Oct 15, 2014 / 12:06 pm

A young Lake Country man had to be taken to hospital early this morning after flipping his car, but that’s the least of his problems. Kelowna RCMP say the...