Flooding 2017 News

Scotty Creek on evac alert

May 11, 2017 / 6:00 am

Residents of the Scotty Creek neighbourhood in Kelowna's Ellison area are now on evacuation alert. A total of 439 properties should be prepared to leave on...

Helper rescued by tow truck

May 11, 2017 / 5:00 am

As Kelowna prepares for a storm unlike any before, many people in the community are lending a helping hand to each other. A man was transporting sandbags on...

Bracing for the storm

May 10, 2017 / 7:59 pm

Over the next 24 hours, crews with the City of Kelowna will be out in force, protecting critical infrastructure in advance of Thursday's expected storm. The...

Be ready to leave quickly

May 10, 2017 / 6:48 pm

Kelowna residents are being urged to be ready to leave quickly or find shelter in place for up to 72 hours. Central Okanagan Emergency operations said the...

Preparing for floods

May 10, 2017 / 5:53 pm

UPDATE: 5:53 p.m. The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is pointing residents to a few government online pamphlets and videos on preparing for floods....

Several roads still closed

May 8, 2017 / 3:26 pm

Several roads remain closed around the Central Okanagan due to the flooding situation. Shannon Lake Road from east of Shannon View Drive to the intersection...

Bridge battered by flood

May 8, 2017 / 2:12 pm

Crews are assessing damage to Shannon Lake bridge after flood water knocked through it this weekend. “Shannon Lake bridge is not in good shape,”...

Bridge wiped out by debris

May 8, 2017 / 6:38 am

The bridge at Bear Creek in West Kelowna has been blocked by falling trees brought down by raging creek waters. Photographer Justin Hobbs sent in photos showing...

Gellatly still submerged

May 6, 2017 / 8:40 am

Floodwaters continue to rise in West Kelowna. Crews are sandbagging around the Cove resort on Gellatly Road, where the area looks more like a small lake. The...

Fintry evacuation alert

May 5, 2017 / 8:15 pm

UPDATE: 8:15 p.m. The Regional District of Central Okanagan has closed Killiney Beach due to the flooding in the area. The 90 properties in the Fintry Delta...

Arrest In Porn Robbery

Jun 24, 2006 / 8:13 am

Kelowna RCMP have a man in custody in connection with the June 19th robbery of the Source Adult Video store. Robert Joseph Ross, 37, was arrested and charged...