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Kelowna News

Kelowna Cabs lose phones

Oct 29, 2020 / 3:00 pm

Users of Kelowna Cabs will have to use a new phone number to order cab service, at least temporarily. Kelowna Cabs uses an internet-based phone system, which...

4-car crash blocks Harvey

Oct 29, 2020 / 2:30 pm

A multi-vehicle crash is slowing traffic on Highway 97 near the Parkinson Recreation Centre. The four-car crash has resulted in multiple people being taken to...

Staff impacted at outbreak

Oct 29, 2020 / 1:39 pm

The outbreak at a Lake Country residential treatment centre has been contained to only staff at this time. On Wednesday, the Ministry of Health announced the...

City camping spot shunned

Oct 29, 2020 / 1:37 pm

Last week the snow and cold weather came as a surprise to the Kelowna Gospel Mission and the homeless members of the community they serve. ‘When I woke up...

Second highest crime rate

Oct 29, 2020 / 12:29 pm

Kelowna saw the highest increase in crime rate across any region in all of Canada between 2018 and 2019. As a result, the region had Canada's second highest...

Candy chute avoids contact

Oct 29, 2020 / 11:43 am

A resident of Kelowna's Wilden neighbourhood is finding ways to celebrate Halloween the COVID-19 friendly way this year. Chas Moore, who moved to Wilden...

Car crashes after cop chase

Oct 29, 2020 / 9:06 am

UPDATE - Oct. 29 at 9:05 a.m. Police have yet to identify a suspect who fled the scene after colliding with a power pole after an apparent police chase in...

Missing man located

Oct 29, 2020 / 6:41 am

RCMP say a Kelowna man reported missing on Wednesday has been located. The 41-year-old man had last been seen Wednesday morning. It's unusual for police to...

'I am homeless in 4 months'

Oct 29, 2020 / 4:00 am

Residents of Kelowna's Hiawatha mobile home park are anxious about being able to find an affordable place to live after receiving an eviction notice for the...

Officer faces 2nd civil suit

Oct 29, 2020 / 4:00 am

A Kelowna RCMP officer is facing another civil lawsuit, after a second Kelowna resident alleged the officer's excessive force led to her breaking a bone. ...

Support for local wig bank

Oct 28, 2020 / 8:30 pm

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and despite COVID-19 cancelling many fundraising events, Paint for Pink has moved the event online. Paint for Pink...

Top cop assumes her post

Oct 28, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The new officer in charge of the Kelowna RCMP detachment has arrived. Supt. Kara Triance has officially taken over the detachment from Supt. Brent Mundle, who...

Outbreak at recovery centre

Oct 28, 2020 / 5:11 pm

A new COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at a Lake Country residential treatment facility Wednesday. The Ministry of Health announced the new outbreak at the...

Daycare impacted by virus

Oct 28, 2020 / 4:45 pm

Yet another Kelowna daycare has been impacted by COVID-19, illustrating the difficult task health authorities and contact tracers face while trying to contain...

Knox Mtn project approved

Oct 28, 2020 / 2:40 pm

For the most part, Kelowna city council applauded the developer of a proposed rental apartment project at the foot of Knox Mountain. The planned 238 unit...

Canada Post urges early shop

Oct 28, 2020 / 2:22 pm

This Christmas holiday season is shaping up to be like no other for Canada Post, who are facing for the first time a holiday shopping season in the midst of a...

Letnick: Task was daunting

Oct 28, 2020 / 11:45 am

The next leader of the BC Liberal party will have to figure out why the party is so popular throughout rural B.C. and the interior and not within Metro...

Daycare closed by virus

Oct 28, 2020 / 9:59 am

Another Kelowna daycare has voluntarily closed their doors after learning that one of the children who attends the daycare has a confirmed case of COVID-19....

Court approves settlement

Oct 28, 2020 / 4:00 am

A class-action settlement over a former Kelowna social worker who defrauded possibly hundreds of Indigenous youth in his care has been approved by the B.C....

Huge milestone for student

Oct 27, 2020 / 7:00 pm

A 52-year-old student at Okanagan College who is legally blind is celebrating after graduating as a health care assistant. Jacquie Thom was born with an eye...

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