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Kelowna News

Murder Trial Change Of Venue

May 10, 2004 / 11:05 am

A South Okanagan man who has been granted a re-trial for murder now wants a change of venue. Troy Gold, 19, admitted to murdering a Lower Mainland man on a...

Update From Sindi Hawkins

May 10, 2004 / 10:54 am

May 10, 2004 Dear Friends, It""s been almost two weeks since I was discharged from hospital after having my bone marrow transplant (BMT). Today I am stronger,...

Symphony Loan On Agenda

May 10, 2004 / 7:42 am

City Council will consider a loan of up to $75,000 for the Okanagan Symphony Society at today""s regular City Council meeting today at 1:30. While current...

Mind Grind Winners

May 9, 2004 / 9:40 am

Students from the North, Central and South Okanagan, Kootenay Boundary and Similkameen proved they know about local environmental issues by competing in the...

Road Responsibility Change

May 9, 2004 / 8:56 am

The City of Kelowna takes over responsibility for rural roads within the city limits as of 12:01 am Monday. The roadways, previously maintained by Argo Road...

Win Gas or Lottery?

May 8, 2004 / 12:50 pm

A lot of people dream of winning the lottery, any lottery. But with gas prices jumping nearly seven cents a litre in Kelowna this past week, winning gas for...

Beer Strike Continues

May 8, 2004 / 12:28 pm

A strike by workers at Brewers Distributor Ltd. in New Westminster is into a second week. Supplies of Molson and Labatt are dwindling at BC liquor stores and...

Media Helps Campaign

May 8, 2004 / 10:43 am

The Kelowna RCMP say more people were wearing their seatbelts during a recent two week campaign because of media publicity. The ICBC seatbelt campaign ran from...

More Drinking And Driving

May 8, 2004 / 10:18 am

Statistics from the ongoing drinking and driving road checks indicate a slight increase in charges from March of this year. The Kelowna RCMP say it appears...

Life And Arts Festival

May 8, 2004 / 9:24 am

The weather is co-operating for Kelowna""s first annual Life and Arts Festival. The free festival features a jam packed schedule of music, dance, art displays...

Faulty Air Conditioner?

May 8, 2004 / 6:35 am

About 100 residents of an Ellis Street apartment block were evacuated Friday afternoon because of a small fire. Officials say the fire in the top floor of the...

City Garden Open House

May 8, 2004 / 5:00 am

Strip off your gardening gloves and head to the City’s greenhouses today for another great Open House. Whether your thumb is green or brown, everyone is...

Lunch Truck Fire

May 7, 2004 / 5:00 pm

A lunch truck caught fire outside of Kelowna Flightcraft yesterday. Firefighters quickly had it under control. No injuries were reported....

Murder Trial Wrapping Up

May 7, 2004 / 4:30 pm

A jury could begin deliberating as early as Tuesday in the trial of a Kelowna man charged with murder. David Hamilton shot Thomas Henderson February 2, 1996...

Major Epidemic Coming

May 7, 2004 / 3:25 pm

Local health experts say it""s not a matter of "if" but rather "when". The Chief Medical Officer for the Interior Health Authority says there will be a major...

Local Club Manager Busted

May 7, 2004 / 3:07 pm

A Kelowna nightclub manager has been busted for drugs. Police arrested Donald Paul Roop, 34, and another man Thursday. When police searched Roop""s Glenmore...

Kelowna House Prices Soaring

May 7, 2004 / 1:18 pm

House prices in Kelowna continue to go through the roof. According to Canada Mortgage and Housing the average single-family house is worth $275,000. CMHC says...

Busy Night For Car Thieves

May 7, 2004 / 10:56 am

Local RCMP recovered a total of four stolen vehicles Thursday night. Two stolen pick-up trucks were found in the Postill Lake area. One of the vehicles was...

Jobless Rates Drops to 5.3%

May 7, 2004 / 6:41 am

The national unemployment rate fell in April by 0.2 percentage points to 7.3%, the lowest since September 2001. This follows slight jobless rate increases in...

Trews Join Concert List

May 6, 2004 / 5:06 pm

Local Producer Deborah J. Cameron says the Canadian band the Trews will be the opening act for Evanescence at the inaugural "Rock The Bluff" Music Festival on...

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