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Kelowna News

Tree Fruits cider best of best

Jul 29, 2021 / 8:00 pm

It should come as no surprise, but some of Canada’s best fruit has produced some of Canada’s best cider. Kelowna-based BC Tree Fruits Cider Co. was...

Liberals select candidate

Jul 29, 2021 / 7:00 pm

It’s another sign a fall election is likely. The Liberal Party of Canada has acclaimed UBC Okanagan grad Tim Krupa as their candidate in the Kelowna-Lake...

Was confession voluntary?

Jul 29, 2021 / 5:27 pm

One of the men accused of killing Esa Carriere in downtown Kelowna during the 2018 Canada Day celebrations is back in custody, after he failed to show up at his...

Change wildfire approach?

Jul 29, 2021 / 5:01 pm

Western Canada must urgently address the threats posed by highly destructive wildfires or face deadly and costly consequences, says a group of forest and...

Concern over mask mandate

Jul 29, 2021 / 3:54 pm

Come to the Central Okanagan, but only if you’re fully vaccinated. That is the message from the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) and Tourism...

BC Interior heat warning

Jul 29, 2021 / 3:17 pm

Environment Canada has issued a formal heat warning for large parts of the Southern Interior. Daytime temperatures reaching 35 degrees Celsius combined with...

Downtown vaccine clinic

Jul 29, 2021 / 1:45 pm

Interior Health will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in downtown Kelowna for the next several days. In conjunction with the Downtown Kelowna Association, the...

Officers allegedly assaulted

Jul 29, 2021 / 1:40 pm

A 35-year-old Kelowna man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting another person and responding police officers. Kelowna RCMP responded to a home in the...

Fundraiser for crash victim

Jul 29, 2021 / 11:47 am

We are learning more about the person injured in a fatal single-vehicle collision in Kelowna over last weekend that left the driver dead and the passenger in...

From underdog to the NHL

Jul 29, 2021 / 10:20 am

Tell Jalen Luypen he can't do something, and he'll do everything in his power to prove you wrong. And he's good at it, he's had a lot of...

Power restored in Dilworth

Jul 29, 2021 / 8:10 am

UPDATE 8:09 a.m. FortisBC has now restored power to all customers experiencing a power outage in the Dilworth area of Kelowna. The cause of the outage has been...

Coping with smoke

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

Even climbing a flight of stairs or walking down the street can put a strain on your lungs when wildfire smoke pushes air quality into the very high-risk range...

MLA: Why restrictions?

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield wants to know what standards British Columbians are being held to in the fight against COVID-19. In a tweet following the...

Driver fired after fight, photo

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

A former Kelowna UPS driver has lost his bid to get his job back after he was terminated, twice, in the wake of a physical altercation with a female customer....

Olympia Taverna's new look

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

Olympia Greek Taverna has submitted its rebuilding plans to the City of Kelowna. The beloved Rutland eatery was destroyed by fire last October, and the remnants...

$54K for Kelowna's CMHA

Jul 28, 2021 / 9:00 pm

The 9th annual Run for Women raised more than $3.5 million in support of women’s mental health, including $53,846 for the Canadian Mental Health...

Skogie's celebrates by giving

Jul 28, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Skogie’s is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, so it has donated $50,000 to Okanagan College’s Our Students, Your Health campaign....

Chamber grumbles on masks

Jul 28, 2021 / 7:03 pm

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce is "raising the red flag" over how the provincial government handled the announcement of a localized indoor mask...

Inspired by an Olympian

Jul 28, 2021 / 7:00 pm

An Olympic gold medal in skateboarding captured by Japan's Momiji Nishiya, 13, has inspired a group of young girls in Kelowna. The Kelowna Airhouse is...

Seafood meal for firefighters

Jul 28, 2021 / 6:10 pm

A Kelowna seafood company is saying thank you by donating Mexican prawns specifically to the Mexican firefighters who are helping to battle wildfires in the...

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