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Kelowna News

Fatal Crash Victim Identified

Apr 19, 2004 / 1:55 pm

RCMP have released the name of a Penticton who was killed in a single vehicle accident last week. The man lost control of his SUV east of Princeton and was...

Near Drowning In Hotel Pool

Apr 19, 2004 / 12:26 pm

A young child had to be rushed to hospital over the weekend after being found lifeless in the pool of a Penticton Hotel. The child was swimming with several...

Punks Assault Vernon Cop

Apr 19, 2004 / 11:44 am

A Vernon police officer was assaulted last evening as he attempted to arrest two youths who had just confronted a man with a crowbar. Police were on routine...

Business Fraud Alert

Apr 19, 2004 / 9:36 am

RCMP say that at least one man has been calling various businesses in Kelowna and Westbank to negotiate the purchase of high priced recreational or farm...

Arlington Lake Body Found

Apr 19, 2004 / 9:33 am

RCMP found a man""s body Saturday afternoon in Arlington Lake, 25 km north of Beaverdell. The body was spotted by an RCMP helicopter. RCMP are now make efforts...

Juvenile Diabetes Nets $5,647

Apr 19, 2004 / 6:24 am

The finally tally is in. The first annual "Drive for Diabetes" presented by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Sun-Rype Products Ltd. and Save-On-Foods...

Ski To Sea Underway

Apr 18, 2004 / 10:20 am

The 24th annual Interior Savings Ski to Sea race got underway at Big White about 9:30 this morning. From the slopes of Big White to the shores of City Park in...

Two Bodies Found in Peachland

Apr 18, 2004 / 10:08 am

Kelowna RCMP""s rural detachment is investigating the discovery of two bodies in Peachland early Sunday morning. Police say they were called to a Victoria...

Youth Vandalism Saturday

Apr 17, 2004 / 2:29 pm

Penticton RCMP responded to several complaints involving a group of youths in the Westbench area of Penticton in the early morning hours last night. RCMP say...

Creek-side Cautions

Apr 17, 2004 / 9:09 am

The annual spring run-off is underway and local officials have some advice for hikers and their pets. Last weekend’s warm, sunny weather and this past...

Kelowna""s Future Survey

Apr 17, 2004 / 7:49 am

The City of Kelowna will be conducting a phone survey over the next few weeks to update it""s 1992 Strategic Plan. About 500 Kelowna residents will be asked to...

Police Telemarketers

Apr 17, 2004 / 7:25 am

Phone solicitation comes in a lot of forms. Kelowna RCMP have been getting a lot of calls from the public lately about an organization called the Canadian...

Jury Gets Crash Course On Pot

Apr 16, 2004 / 1:50 pm

A Kelowna jury got a crash course on the art of growing marijuana Friday. The jury is hearing the case of a Kelowna man charged with killing Thomas Henderson....

Close To New Bridge Deal

Apr 16, 2004 / 12:13 pm

Kelowna and the province are close to reaching a deal on traffic flow leading to the floating bridge. The province wants to city to come up with a plan that...

Boys And Girls Invade Kelowna

Apr 16, 2004 / 11:29 am

Boys and Girls Clubs from across Canada are coming to town. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada has chosen the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs and the city of...

Ten Months For Kiddie Porn

Apr 16, 2004 / 9:54 am

It""s off to jail for a Vernon man. Samuel James Saba, 29, has been sentenced to 10 months in prison on child porn charges. He took pictures of a teenaged girl...

Bertram & Cedar Parks Closed

Apr 16, 2004 / 8:37 am

The weather may be great for hikes and recreational outings, but two Regional Parks that sustained fire damage last summer are still closed and off limits....

Drive For Diabetes

Apr 16, 2004 / 6:00 am

‘Drive For Diabetes’ is on today at Kelowna’s three Save On Foods locations, Orchard Plaza, the Mission and Westbank. The public is invited to stop by one...

Connector Not Forgotten: Gray

Apr 15, 2004 / 5:00 pm

Kelowna Mayor Walter Gray brought up the issue of the need to build a north end connector during yesterday""s highways announcement. In case you missed it, the...

Crash Kills Penticton Man

Apr 15, 2004 / 3:55 pm

A single vehicle accident has claimed the life of a Penticton man. The 64-year-old man lost control of his Mercedes SUV on Highway 3 east of Princeton Wednesday...

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