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Kelowna News

W5 to air late nurse's story

Jan 22, 2021 / 9:40 pm

On Saturday, CTV’s W5 will air an in-depth documentary on the alleged murder of Arlene Westervelt, a 56-year-old Lake Country nurse whose body was pulled...

COVID in Rutland school

Jan 22, 2021 / 9:12 pm

Interior Health confirmed another COVID-19 case at Rutland Senior Secondary school today. The person is self-isolating at home with support form the local...

Blood donations are crucial

Jan 22, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Canadian Blood Services (CBS) has partnered with Canada Life for the Canada Life Week to Save Lives, encouraging Canadians to donate blood in their communities,...

11 new Big White cases

Jan 22, 2021 / 4:32 pm

Interior Health has announced 11 new COVID-19 cases linked to Big White. Of the 11 new cases, seven reside and/or work at Big White. Of the 214 total known...

Accused murderer in court

Jan 22, 2021 / 1:18 pm

Lawyers in the Michael Bonin murder case were back in a Kelowna courtroom Friday morning for an evidentiary ruling ahead of a scheduled trial later this year....

Parks getting improvements

Jan 22, 2021 / 11:10 am

Several parks in the BC Interior will be getting improvements thanks to $5M in funding from the provincial government. "We have heard the call for greater...

Mission Creek park expands

Jan 22, 2021 / 4:00 am

Mission Creek Regional Park is about to get a snazzy new expansion on its east end. "We're seeing this park is busy all year round," says Wayne...

MAC centre coming along

Jan 22, 2021 / 4:00 am

Work is progressing through the winter on Lake Country's new multi-generational activity centre. "Structural steel installation for the MAC building...

Firefighters deliver baby

Jan 22, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Lake Country Fire Department helped bring life into the world on Thursday morning. Crews were called to assist with a woman who went into labour around 8...

Elementary school COVID

Jan 21, 2021 / 7:44 pm

A case of COVID-19 has been found at Rutland Elementary School. Interior Health confirmed the COVID infection at the school Thursday (Jan. 21). “They are...

New ride hail approval

Jan 21, 2021 / 7:00 pm

A new ride hailing service has been approved for several markets around B.C., including Kelowna. In a recent decision, the Passenger Transportation Board...

New shelter downtown

Jan 21, 2021 / 5:08 pm

The province is opening two support centres in the coming weeks for people suffering from homelessness in Kelowna. A temporary shelter managed by Turning Points...

Debate mankind's survival

Jan 21, 2021 / 3:29 pm

The third-annual UBC Okanagan Life Raft Debate has moved online and switched up the theme. This year the audience will help decide who will win the last seat to...

First to 'race' across globe

Jan 21, 2021 / 3:23 pm

How long would it take you and a group to race around the circumference of the world, from top to bottom. It’s called the Circumpolar Race Around the...

Drugs, weapons seized

Jan 21, 2021 / 2:28 pm

Kelowna RCMP arrested a man found with drugs, weapons and almost $20,000 in cash at a home on Wednesday. The Community Safety Unit (CSU) executed a search...

Cancellations cost $7.3M

Jan 21, 2021 / 2:07 pm

Officials at Big White Ski Resort say they have cancelled on-hill accommodation bookings and lift tickets worth millions of dollars since initial travel...

Sextortion during pandemic

Jan 21, 2021 / 2:03 pm

RCMP are warning the general public to be on the lookout for so-called 'sextortion' scams making the rounds. Police say even in a global pandemic,...

Saunders, MCFD sued again

Jan 21, 2021 / 1:34 pm

Robert Riley Saunders could be facing yet another class action lawsuit after another civil suit was filed against him earlier this week. A former Ministry of...

Thieves caught on camera

Jan 21, 2021 / 1:32 pm

Well, that’s not playing nice. Two Kelowna men were caught on camera breaking and entering the EnergyPlex recreation centre early Thursday morning. Owner...

Homeless 'perform' for help

Jan 21, 2021 / 11:12 am

Researchers studying people living on the streets of Kelowna say homeless people feel the need to “perform” to access support services. “It is...

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