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Kelowna News

Crash slowing Benvoulin

Sep 25, 2020 / 12:38 pm

A two-vehicle crash at Benvoulin Road and K.L.O. is slowing traffic. The crash was first reported to emergency crews 11:50 a.m. Motorists tell Castanet traffic...

City tangled in mail lawsuit

Sep 25, 2020 / 12:09 pm

The Attorney General of Canada is suing multiple parties, including the City of Kelowna and B.C. Ministry of Transportation for the injuries a Canada Post mail...

'Tis the scammer season

Sep 25, 2020 / 10:54 am

As we move towards Thanksgiving and the holiday season, RCMP are warning the public about gift card scams. "You may think of a gift card as a perfect and...

Pride through the pandemic

Sep 25, 2020 / 4:00 am

As with most events in 2020, Pride Week in Kelowna looks a little different this year. But that doesn't mean it's not being celebrated. Thursday night,...

Infill potential for 70 homes

Sep 25, 2020 / 4:00 am

The City of Kelowna hopes to make it easier for several property owners east of Kelowna General Hospital to add onto their properties. The planning department...

YLW spared from cuts

Sep 25, 2020 / 4:00 am

Nav Canada, the privately-run not-for-profit corporation that owns and operates Canada's civil air navigation system has announced nationwide layoffs....

New trees for Stuart Park

Sep 24, 2020 / 7:00 pm

It seems more than a dozen ornamental plum trees are having a tough time at Stuart Park. Beginning today, the city will begin the process of removing 16 of...

Defence argues against jail

Sep 24, 2020 / 5:39 pm

A Kelowna man will have to wait to learn if he will go to prison for possession of child porn. A three-day sentencing hearing for Terry Krock, 54, concluded...

Police swarm Bernard Ave.

Sep 24, 2020 / 5:13 pm

The Kelowna RCMP swarmed Kelowna's Bernard Avenue Thursday afternoon to make an arrest. Officers were seen with weapons drawn at roughly 4:45 p.m. near the...

Iconic building on the block

Sep 24, 2020 / 3:19 pm

An extensive internal review of corporate assets has prompted the BC Tree Fruits Co-operative to determine it no longer needs its long-serving downtown...

Wig-wearing thief sought

Sep 24, 2020 / 1:42 pm

The Kelowna RCMP is appealing to the public for help identifying an alleged purse thief. Police received a report on Sept. 17 of an elderly woman’s purse...

Power being restored

Sep 24, 2020 / 12:50 pm

UPDATE 12:50 p.m. FortisBC reports power has now been restored to Joe Rich, following Wednesday night's wind storm. A small outage within the City of...

Wind gusts hit 80 km/h

Sep 24, 2020 / 12:46 pm

The storm left almost as quickly as it arrived. Environment Canada says wind gusts during Wednesday night's storm were in the 50 to 80 km/h range between...

Urban hens ruffle feathers

Sep 24, 2020 / 12:16 pm

A Kelowna man and his wife are lamenting the loss of their four laying chickens. Kalyn Killins says they were forced to pack up their chickens Tuesday night...

Impacts of salvage logging

Sep 24, 2020 / 11:27 am

New research from the University of British Columbia Okanagan shows that logging on land damaged by wildfires has a negative impact on animals. Karen Hodges, a...

Police seize drugs, weapons

Sep 24, 2020 / 10:07 am

The Kelowna RCMP seized a stash of guns and drugs from a residence in downtown Kelowna on Wednesday. The Community Safety Unit (CSU) and the RCMP Police Dog...

Private hearing for Brittain

Sep 24, 2020 / 4:00 am

The man accused of committing the deadliest mass murder in Penticton's history will face trial in Kelowna in less than two weeks, but the public was barred...

Wine fest off, awards a go

Sep 24, 2020 / 4:00 am

As is the case with all large events scheduled to take place in B.C., the annual Okanagan Fall Wine Festival will not be happening this year. The festival,...

Homeowners consolidate

Sep 24, 2020 / 4:00 am

Some property owners in the Capri-Landmark area of Kelowna are hoping to cash in as that area gets ready to undergo a major transformation. Many of the...

Kokanee drawing crowds

Sep 24, 2020 / 4:00 am

Thousands of kokanee salmon have been making the annual trip up Mission Creek to spawn in recent weeks, attracting Central Okanagan residents to witness the...

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