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West Kelowna News Last 7 days

Rescue in ravine

Aug 18, 2017 / 4:15 pm

UPDATE: 4:15 p.m. West Kelowna Fire Rescue was able to successfully perform a high-angle rescue of a man who fell down into a ravine off Highway 97. The man was...

Fire chief concerned

Aug 18, 2017 / 2:51 pm

A small, 10 by 10 metre fire was extinguished Wednesday evening. Then, late Thursday afternoon, a second fire, about 300 metres away, ignited. Brolund says the...

Mystery of 'Free Westbank'

Aug 18, 2017 / 5:00 am

Is it a hangover from the vote nine years ago that selected West Kelowna over Westbank? Or is it someone with a lot of time on their hands and a sense of...

Wildfire human caused

Aug 17, 2017 / 10:20 pm

UPDATE: 10:20 p.m. Fire investigators believe the blaze in Glen Canyon was human caused, but they will continue their probe Friday. West Kelowna fire crews,...

Fire cause still unknown

Aug 17, 2017 / 10:19 am

Fire investigators continue to look into the cause of a small fire in Powers Creek Canyon Wednesday evening. The fire broke out about 7 p.m. in steep terrain....

Fire in Powers Creek

Aug 16, 2017 / 8:41 pm

UPDATE: 8:40 p.m. The 20 by 20-foot brush fire in Powers Creek is in the mop up stages but it is most likely human caused says, assistant fire chief Darren Lee...

Shot fired a false alarm

Aug 16, 2017 / 12:02 pm

A report of a possible shot fired in West Kelowna late Tuesday turned out to be nothing. Police were dispatched to the 3300 block of Old Okanagan Highway about...

Spike in theft from vehicles

Aug 16, 2017 / 5:00 am

West Kelowna RCMP are reporting a 47% increase in theft from motor vehicles from January 1 - July 31 this year, compared to the same time period in 2016. A...

Missing youth found dead

Aug 14, 2017 / 8:20 pm

The body of a West Kelowna teen, missing nearly a month, has been identified as the individual found deceased alongside MacDougal Creek Saturday. Jake...

ATVer goes over cliff

Aug 14, 2017 / 4:08 pm

B.C. Air Rescue, Vernon Search and Rescue winch team and Penticton Search and Rescue combined efforts to get an injured ATVer out of the backcountry near...

Sailboat in distress towed

Aug 14, 2017 / 12:09 pm

West Kelowna RCMP responded to a 25-foot sailboat in distress on Okanagan Lake, Sunday evening, just north of Rattlesnake Island. Police say a large wave caused...