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Kelowna News

McKinley Landing Debate Tonight

May 25, 2004 / 6:37 am

Today Kelowna City Council will hear from residents of McKinley Landing on Grant Gaucher""s Vintage Landing Wellness Centre proposal, described as the largest...

Glenmore Widening Begins

May 25, 2004 / 6:02 am

The upgrading of Glenmore road, between Glenmeadows and Dallas Roads, begins today. The $4.1 million dollar will result in improvements including:new pavement...

No Problems Last Night

May 24, 2004 / 6:47 am

Tons of people but no real problems. Those are the words of the Kelowna RCMP watch commander commenting on the situation downtown after the Memorial Cup. People...

Win A Tonic For Sindi

May 23, 2004 / 8:59 pm

Just a chance to be back home...to be at the game, and to enjoy a championship with her family and friends was enough for local M.L.A. Sindi Hawkins. A little...

Clean Sweep

May 23, 2004 / 7:32 am

The Kelowna Rockets are hoping for a clean sweep of the Memorial Cup at this afternoon""s final. And city employees are making sure downtown streets are ready...

Police Presence

May 23, 2004 / 6:57 am

It""s been a relatively quiet May long weekend so far but Kelowna RCMP aren""t taking any chances. You may have noticed increased numbers of police in our city....

Summer Kickoff

May 22, 2004 / 10:41 am

The Victoria Day long weekend is the unofficial start to summer with a myriad of activities taking place in Kelowna. Many of us may be too busy to notice a...

Campfire Caution Issued

May 22, 2004 / 10:03 am

Even though there""s a heavy rainfall warning in effect for the Central Okanagan, officials say they doubt that will ease the current dry conditions. And...

Against Doctor""s Orders

May 22, 2004 / 7:48 am

Cabinet minister and local MLA Sindi Hawkins has returned to Kelowna this weekend. She ignored advice from her doctors"" about not flying for a few more weeks...

Bertram Creek Park Now Open

May 21, 2004 / 4:30 pm

The Victoria Day long weekend will see a fire-damaged Regional Park open to the public. Bertram Creek Regional Park is open again for use. It has been closed...

Lord Stanley Arrives In Kelowna

May 21, 2004 / 2:00 pm

Despite comments to the contrary by the Memorial Cup Committee, the "Original" Stanley Cup is now on display at Memorial Arena in Kelowna. ‚ÄĚThis is it -- this...

Tech Taps Into Girl""s Computer

May 21, 2004 / 2:00 pm

A Vernon woman has a warning for other parents -- keep an eye on what your children are doing on the computer. Wendy Whelan is issuing the warning following a...

Kelowna Sex Trade Clamp Down

May 21, 2004 / 1:00 pm

Local authorities recently teamed up to clamp down on the sex trade in Kelowna. A total of 12 charges of Communications for the Purpose of Engaging in...

More Prison Time For Con Artist

May 21, 2004 / 11:48 am

He""s spent eight years in prison and he""s back for another stint. A former Kelowna man who bilked potential investors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars...

A Warning To Boaters

May 21, 2004 / 5:00 am

Launching a boat for a long weekend of fun on the water can be a little more challenging this year on Okanagan Lake. The water level is lower than it normally...

Lightning Strikes Twice

May 20, 2004 / 11:22 pm

A spring storm swept through Kelowna Thursday afternoon and evening, causing some havoc throughout town. Lightning hit the cities main power generator about...

No Wedding For Double Killer

May 20, 2004 / 4:30 pm

A double convicted murderer from the Okanagan may not be hearing wedding bells next month after all. It was reported earlier this week that Donald Falkner was...

Exam Cheaters Using Cell Phones

May 20, 2004 / 4:00 pm

Kelowna Secondary might be setting a precedent when it comes to using cell phones in schools. The school""s principal, Susannah Brown, is advising her teachers...

Con Man Found Guilty

May 20, 2004 / 1:41 pm

A Kelowna man on trial for alleged illegal business dealings has been found guilty. Narvin Edwardson has been found guilty on four counts under the BC...

Wanted: Kelowna Fugitive

May 20, 2004 / 12:30 pm

UPDATE The accused pleaded guilty to break and enter with intent to commit an offence and was sentenced to nine months in jail. Sexual assault allegations were...

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