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Kelowna News

Springfield crash cleared

Mar 19, 2019 / 5:25 pm

UPDATE: 5:25 p.m. Traffic is moving again along Springfield Road. The westbound lane was blocked at Cooper Road following a two vehicle collision. The wreck has...

Evening Update March 19

Mar 19, 2019 / 5:00 pm

Castanet's Evening Update for Tuesday, March 19, with reporter Wayne Moore.

Crash slows highway traffic

Mar 19, 2019 / 9:45 am

A crash on Highway 97 has caused traffic issues near Duck Lake Tuesday morning. Just before 9:30 a.m., at least two vehicles were involved in a rear-ender in...

Swoop to Vegas from YLW

Mar 19, 2019 / 9:32 am

New discount airline Swoop will soon be flying direct to Las Vegas from Kelowna. Swoop, which is WestJet’s ultra-low-cost carrier, will start offering...

Development better but...

Mar 19, 2019 / 5:00 am

A massive development on Academy Way south of UBC Okanagan will go ahead. Council gave lukewarm approval to the 11 Phase, 154-unit row housing development...

Rent empty parking stalls

Mar 19, 2019 / 5:00 am

Residents in downtown Kelowna could be able to rent out their unused parking stalls. The idea is one of several being discussed as part of an overall downtown...

Vandals film and post crime

Mar 19, 2019 / 5:00 am

Castanet has received video of pranksters, filming themselves while pulling a fire extinguisher off the wall in a Kelowna apartment building. Both individuals...

Award winning apples

Mar 18, 2019 / 8:00 pm

A Kelowna couple have some award winning apples. Pearl Beckett and Gary Schierer have been taking care of their orchard farm along Spiers Road for over 15...

Cash for playgrounds

Mar 18, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Several Thompson-Okanagan schools are among 50 that will receive new playgrounds as part of $5 million in funding from the provincial government. The...

Award-winning finances

Mar 18, 2019 / 6:30 pm

It was another award-winning budget year for the City of Kelowna's finance department. Two prestigious honours were bestowed on the department by the...

Ella crane will close Ellis

Mar 18, 2019 / 5:35 pm

The Ella highrise project will force a block of Ellis Street in downtown Kelowna to be closed for two days this week. The crane that is currently aiding in the...

Golfing in the snow!

Mar 18, 2019 / 2:11 pm

With temperatures expected to hit the teens for the rest of the week, at least one Kelowna golf facility is busting out the drivers. World Beat Family Driving...

Bank robberies linked: cops

Mar 18, 2019 / 2:00 pm

RCMP say a number of recent armed bank robberies across Kelowna are linked. After uncovering links between the robberies, police have charged William Gordon...

LIVE: Kelowna council

Mar 18, 2019 / 1:30 pm

3.Development Application Reports & Related Bylaws 3.1 and 3.2 Hall Rd, Fairhall Rd and Packers Rd, LUCT18-0011 - Various Owners 3.3 and 3.4 McCarthy Rd...

Record temps on the way

Mar 18, 2019 / 11:37 am

Technically, spring doesn't arrive until Wednesday, but Mother Nature doesn't seem to care. Okanagan residents were treated to mid-spring temperatures...

Ski legend honoured

Mar 18, 2019 / 10:14 am

UPDATE 10:12 a.m. Big White Ski Resort Ltd. saluted Okanagan ski legend Jimmie Spencer with a special bridge dedication ceremony on Sunday. The skier bridge...

Okanagan Grizzly Games

Mar 18, 2019 / 9:35 am

Get ready for a fitness competition unlike any other happening right here in Kelowna. The Okanagan Grizzly Games is a one day competition that will put your...

Snow Outlaws rip it up!

Mar 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

A gorgeous Okanagan weekend was the perfect backdrop for what has become an annual rite of spring. Unlike groundhog day this event is a lot louder! The Snow...

Flood repair closes park

Mar 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

Watch out for flood repair work in Cedar Creek Park next week. Part of the popular Kelowna park will be closed starting Monday to repair damage from 2017...

Some 'big' parking ideas

Mar 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

The City of Kelowna is looking at implementing a number of major changes to the city's downtown parking structure. These changes were originally endorsed by...

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