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Kelowna News

Cattle struck, left for dead

Oct 21, 2020 / 9:43 am

Kelowna RCMP are investigating after finding two dead cattle on Postill Lake Rd on October 18. RCMP say the cattle were not harvested and they believe the...

Show off your carving talent

Oct 21, 2020 / 4:00 am

If there’s one thing you need to do this fall, it’s take your shot at a freehand pumpkin carving contest. With encouragement from public health...

And the Emmy goes to...

Oct 21, 2020 / 4:00 am

And the Emmy goes to... an Okanagan man! A new startup company in Kelowna has made waves in the television world, capturing a Sports Emmy for their work with...

Limited restart to swim class

Oct 21, 2020 / 4:00 am

The City of Kelowna has opened registrations for fall swim lessons, following a summer of record high deaths in or around the water. The Interior Health region...

Roundtable on housing

Oct 20, 2020 / 8:00 pm

With housing affordability one of the key issues in the provincial election, the Central Okanagan division of the Canadian Home Builders Association is housing...

A taste of Mexico

Oct 20, 2020 / 7:00 pm

A little taste of Mexico has come to Lake Country at the newly opened La Cantinita. La Cantinita is an expansion of Salmon Arm's Cantina Vallarta, opening...

Retailer closes for good

Oct 20, 2020 / 5:44 pm

Another Canadian retailer has fallen victim to COVID-19. Swimco, which had a location in Kelowna’s Orchard Park Mall, shut down permanently earlier this...

Another restaurant closes

Oct 20, 2020 / 4:23 pm

Another Kelowna restaurant has been forced to close as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Vintner's Grill in the Capri Hotel closed this week as a result of...

The science of happiness

Oct 20, 2020 / 3:37 pm

Researchers are recruiting participants for a new University of British Columbia study focusing on wellbeing and happiness during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Amanda Poon: 1 on 1

Oct 20, 2020 / 1:45 pm

Amanda Poon is seeking your votes as she runs for the Green Party in the Kelowna-Mission riding in Saturday's provincial election. An Interior Health...

School reports positive test

Oct 20, 2020 / 1:34 pm

Kelowna has registered its first positive case of COVID-19 within the school system. In a brief email, Interior Health confirmed the single positive test at a...

Missing woman located

Oct 20, 2020 / 6:59 am

Kelowna RCMP say a 27-year-old woman reported missing Monday has been found. No other information was provided. The woman had last been seen Oct. 18 at 5 p.m.,...

Support for new concept

Oct 20, 2020 / 4:00 am

Kelowna city council has again thrown its support behind what planning staff term a "pilot project development," incorporating industrial and...

Rental slump never came

Oct 20, 2020 / 4:00 am

Like the residential real estate market, the pandemic crash "just never came" for the Central Okanagan rental sector. While unemployment in the...

Reward offered for lost ring

Oct 20, 2020 / 4:00 am

Julie Lamacraft has mixed emotions after spending time in Kelowna over the Thanksgiving weekend. Part of her was happy after her mother was released from...

Olympia fire not suspicious

Oct 20, 2020 / 4:00 am

As messages of love and support for the Olympia Taverna continue to pour in from the community, fire investigators tell Castanet they have concluded their...

Janmaat meet and greets

Oct 19, 2020 / 8:00 pm

Kelowna-Lake Country Green Party candidate John Janmaat will hold a series of virtual, and in-person gatherings in the days leading up to the Oct. 24 provincial...

Krystal Smith: 1 on 1

Oct 19, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Provincial government employee Krystal Smith is seeking a seat in the legislature for the BC NDP in the Kelowna-Mission riding. Despite living in Victoria,...

Plaintiff faces other charges

Oct 19, 2020 / 3:33 pm

In the wake of a lawsuit filed against the Kelowna RCMP by a man alleging he was nearly killed by a police dog during his arrest in August, the detachment is...

More history up in flames

Oct 19, 2020 / 12:07 pm

A home in Rutland that went up in flames Sunday night under suspicious circumstances was more than 100 years old and had a place on the Kelowna heritage...

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