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Kelowna News

And, the survey says

May 23, 2019 / 7:30 pm

A select number of Lake Country households will be asked to give their opinions on services provided by the municipality. Residents, picked at random, will be...

Saw 'life leave his eyes'

May 23, 2019 / 6:25 pm

A key Crown witness in a second-degree murder trial took the stand in Kelowna court Thursday and described the night Chris Ausman was killed. The high-profile...

Water came like a 'river'

May 23, 2019 / 5:38 pm

Over a dozen Lake Country residents have been flooded with muddy water Thursday afternoon after a water main broke, sending a rush of water towards their...

Boil water expanded

May 23, 2019 / 4:00 pm

UPDATE: 4 p.m. The boil water notice resulting from a water main break on Glenmore Road in Lake Country has been expanded to include more than 100 properties...

Business fire electrical

May 23, 2019 / 1:52 pm

UPDATE 1:51 p.m. Kelowna Fire Department Platoon Captain, John F. Kelly tells Castanet both Kelowna and Lake Country Fire Departments responded to fire alarms...

Flooding causes damage

May 23, 2019 / 12:30 pm

UPDATE: 12:30 p.m. Damage has been reported to vehicles and property from flooding caused by a water main break in Lake Country Thursday morning. The break...

Shelter frustrates chamber

May 23, 2019 / 11:55 am

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce sounds fed up with BC Housing’s decision to keep the Cornerstone shelter open for an indefinite amount of time. The...

Developer comes under fire

May 23, 2019 / 5:00 am

The developer of a newly constructed apartment complex near downtown Kelowna came under fire from tenants and council Tuesday night. Residents of Cambridge...

Fuhr doc to hit Kelowna

May 23, 2019 / 5:00 am

The story of former Edmonton Oilers' goaltender Grant Fuhr hits the big screen in Kelowna later this spring. The documentary, "Making Coco: The Grant...

Chamber applauds council

May 22, 2019 / 7:00 pm

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce has applauded a decision by city council not to expand short-term rentals to secondary suites, basement suites and carriage...

Largest garage sale in town

May 22, 2019 / 5:37 pm

If you love a good bargain and the thrill of the garage sale hunt you’ll want to check out the Trunk Sale this Saturday at Okanagan College. Organized by...

Cop makes teen relive rape

May 22, 2019 / 2:42 pm

Indigenous leaders are demanding action be taken after a 2012 video shows a Kelowna RCMP officer interrogating a vulnerable teenage girl who had allegedly been...

Grabbing piece of LNG pie

May 22, 2019 / 2:35 pm

A Kelowna company has been chosen to work on the first phase of the $40 billion LNG Canada project in Kitimat. SK Form & Finish, a privately owned concrete...

Vegan week in Kelowna

May 22, 2019 / 1:42 pm

You don't have to be a vegan to appreciate Kelowna's first vegan awareness week. On Wednesday morning Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran stood outside City Hall...

Addict convicted in sting

May 22, 2019 / 12:35 pm

It's pretty hard to get off on a trafficking charge after bringing fentanyl to an undercover RCMP officer, a recent Kelowna court decision has shown....

Lapointe soars into hall

May 22, 2019 / 10:20 am

The founder of KF Aerospace has been inducted into the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame. In a ceremony at Montreal's Pierre Elliot Trudeau International...

Daring dog rescue

May 22, 2019 / 8:09 am

The Big White Fire Department had their hands full over the long weekend after a hiker spotted a dog stranded on the melting ice on Lake Paul next to the Powder...

Golfing for MS

May 22, 2019 / 5:00 am

Shadow Ridge Golf Club is supporting Multiple Sclerosis Monday by offering golf by donation. Starting at 1 p.m. on May 27, the Monaghan Golf Group is organizing...

Council's short-term divide

May 21, 2019 / 10:45 pm

Kelowna will maintain the status quo, at least for the time being, when it comes to who can, and can't use their home for Airbnb-type short-term rentals....

Cummings returns to KCT

May 21, 2019 / 6:55 pm

Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings returns to Kelowna this fall with his "Up Close and Alone" 2019 tour. Cummings, who sold out the same show two...

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