West Kelowna News Last 7 days

Evacuees can return

May 26, 2018 / 10:49 pm

UPDATE: 8:55 p.m. Mission Hill Winery has been evacuated due to a grassfire burning dangerously nearby, which has now been measured at five hectares. Close to...

Mission Hill fire in photos

May 26, 2018 / 9:48 pm

A wildfire in West Kelowna forced the evacuation of Mission Hill Winery and surrounding homes on Saturday night. As always, Castanet readers were quick to share...

Wine Trail on schedule

May 26, 2018 / 6:53 am

The City of West Kelowna says work on Phase 2 of the Boucherie Wine Trail is progressing well. About 1,100 metres of water main have been installed, along with...

West Kelowna cleaning up

May 25, 2018 / 11:04 am

The City of West Kelowna is giving itself a once-over. The city, along with about 130 volunteers, will be giving the community a spring cleaning, Saturday. They...

Dead fish floating in lake

May 25, 2018 / 5:00 am

More than 20 dead fish were spotted floating lifelessly, by a paddle boarder in Okanagan Lake. Debbie Palmer said she was travelling around Shelter Cove, about...

Call for help on hiking trail

May 23, 2018 / 6:49 pm

Police are investigating after a man was heard yelling for help in West Kelowna on Wednesday. A man and woman were hiking along Purple Trail in the Rose Valley...

High-angle rescue

May 23, 2018 / 1:04 pm

West Kelowna Fire Rescue is heading to what is believed to be a high-angle rescue. Crews are heading to an area around Peak Point Road, off Westlake Road, in...

Didn't want to be dinner

May 22, 2018 / 5:01 pm

Bears are prowling the Rose Valley area of West Kelowna. Julie Overby caught this bruin on camera Sunday night. Overby said she noticed the animal out of the...

Westside collision

May 22, 2018 / 10:03 am

Emergency crews responded to a collision near the intersection of Bartley Road and Byland Road in West Kelowna. Dave Ogilvie tells Castanet that a smaller...

Dead moose discovered

May 21, 2018 / 7:21 am

A group of people were out for a stroll along Gellatly Bay Saturday when they noticed a strong stench coming from the ravine. The residents inched closer to...

Cool rides, classic cars

May 21, 2018 / 5:00 am

Peachland doubled in population Sunday, for the annual World of Wheels show and shine. Thousands of people packed Beach Avenue to check out the Central...

World of Wheels in photos

May 20, 2018 / 7:45 pm

Paint was waxed to a high sheen and chrome glistened in the sunlight as hundreds of collector cars and trucks lined the Peachland waterfront, Sunday. Thousands...

Honest and heartbreaking

May 20, 2018 / 10:00 am

For a parent, there is not a more difficult and heartbreaking task imaginable than having to write your child's obituary. When Ann-Marie sat down to pen...