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Kelowna News

40-hr bike ride in heat wave

Aug 5, 2020 / 6:00 pm

An Okanagan cyclist was pushing his endurance during the heatwave last week, riding 779 kilometres around the valley in just under 40 hours. Kelowna's...

'Little moose' left orphaned?

Aug 5, 2020 / 1:12 pm

UPDATE 1:12 p.m. The Conservation Officer Service has reached out to Castanet to let us know they have been to the scene where a calf moose has been seen...

Fake guns a real concern

Aug 5, 2020 / 11:23 am

Kelowna RCMP have a message for owners of imitation and replica firearms - treat them as if they are the real thing. RCMP say more and more, they are coming...

Protest outside Castanet

Aug 5, 2020 / 10:57 am

A group of COVID-19 conspiracy protesters set up outside Castanet’s Kelowna headquarters Wednesday morning. Carrying signs like “Jail Bonnie Henry,...

Velo Volt E-Bike launches

Aug 5, 2020 / 8:11 am

Two women who have been riding bikes together since the age of 13 had a vision to create a biking experience that everyone could enjoy, so the pair has just...

Pickup runs stop sign

Aug 5, 2020 / 4:00 am

A Kelowna driver captured the moment a truck drove straight through a stop sign on Tuesday morning, endangering other vehicles on the road. The incident...

Daycare seeks to expand

Aug 4, 2020 / 8:00 pm

A Kelowna daycare finds itself in the unusual position of having to go before city council in order to expand its capacity. Dynamic Afterschool Care on Birch...

Police attend parking lot

Aug 4, 2020 / 7:17 pm

UPDATE 7:20 p.m. Most of the police presence at the Kelowna Superstore parking lot has now been cleared. A white SUV was observed being towed away from the...

Bad year for BC drownings

Aug 4, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue team are breathing a sigh of relief after making it through another long weekend. Central Okanagan Search and Rescue...

149 cases linked to Kelowna

Aug 4, 2020 / 5:00 pm

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Interior Health region linked to Kelowna has grown to 149 on Tuesday, up from 137 on Friday. Some are new cases, but others...

Helping end food insecurity

Aug 4, 2020 / 1:20 pm

With schools having to shut their doors due to COVID-19, many children from low-income families are at greater risk of going hungry without access to breakfast...

IH expands COVID testing

Aug 4, 2020 / 1:08 pm

Interior Health is opening new, temporary COVID-19 testing site within its Doyle Avenue Community Health and Services Centre. Tests for the virus will be...

Collision under investigation

Aug 4, 2020 / 11:23 am

Kelowna RCMP are investigating a two-vehicle collision on KLO Rd. that left three people injured. The incident occurred on Friday, July 31 just before 5:30 p.m....

Still sunny, but a bit cooler

Aug 4, 2020 / 4:00 am

It will be sunny, and it will be hot, but temperatures are expected to be about four to five degrees cooler than the upper 30s the Southern Interior experienced...

Fighting the fight of her life

Aug 4, 2020 / 4:00 am

Rebecca Hamilton seemed to have it all. She married the love of her life, Josh, earlier this year, moved to the United States to be with her husband with the...

Forager shares expertise

Aug 4, 2020 / 4:00 am

He calls himself the Kelowna Forager. Local expert Scott Moran harvests wild items across the Okanagan and sells his findings to tops chefs in the Valley and at...

Busy weekend for COSAR

Aug 3, 2020 / 9:55 pm

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue crews were kept hopping throughout the BC Day long weekend. Crews were called out to assist three incidents during the...

Interior wines clean house

Aug 3, 2020 / 1:00 pm

Thompson Okanagan wines dominated the recent All Canadian Wine Championships, which were held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Awards were...

Weapons drawn in Kelowna

Aug 3, 2020 / 12:52 pm

UPDATE 12:52 p.m. The scene at the intersection of Springfield Rd. and Quigley Rd. in Kelowna is now clear of RCMP. Castanet has reached out for more details on...

Sea-Doo driver rescued

Aug 3, 2020 / 9:59 am

Castanet has learned that a Sea-Doo collided with another vessel Sunday night on Wood Lake. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday by the Turtle Bay...

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