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West Kelowna News

Students, Mounties honour Truth and Reconciliation Day with canoe journey

Students, Mounties honour Truth and Reconciliation Day with canoe journey

Sep 29, 2022 / 4:23 pm

A group of students from Constable Neil Bruce Middle School and officers from the West Kelowna RCMP detachment took part in a special Truth and Reconciliation...

‘Action is better than words’: Syilx elder calls for better protection of water and land

‘Action is better than words’: Syilx elder calls for better protection of water and land

Peachland Sep 29, 2022 / 9:45 am

Following a water ceremony at the shore of Okanagan Lake, a Syilx elder and knowledge keeper calls for more action to be taken when it comes to addressing...

Civic election: Garrett Millsap running for West Kelowna council

Civic election: Garrett Millsap running for West Kelowna council

Sep 29, 2022 / 9:00 am

Castanet News has distributed a questionnaire to city council candidates in both Kelowna and West Kelowna to help voters get to know those putting their names...

Sunnyside/Pritchard System returns to water quality advisory

Sunnyside/Pritchard System returns to water quality advisory

Sep 28, 2022 / 5:43 pm

The City of West Kelowna has downgraded a boil water notice for the Sunnyside/Pritchard water service area to a water quality advisory. Water quality advisories...

Peachland's iconic Gasthaus restaurant now ready to reopen

Peachland's iconic Gasthaus restaurant now ready to reopen

Peachland Sep 28, 2022 / 3:45 pm

UDPATE 3:45 p.m. Just like that. Peachland’s Gasthaus on the Lake is fully booked for the week. Manager Andrew Neville says they have seen overwhelming...

Reimagined Peachland development includes 9-hole golf course

Reimagined Peachland development includes 9-hole golf course

Peachland Sep 28, 2022 / 11:39 am

More than a decade after a massive redevelopment of the area around the Ponderosa Golf Course in Peachland fell through, plans for a scaled-back version are...

Civic election: Bryden Winsby running for West Kelowna city council

Civic election: Bryden Winsby running for West Kelowna city council

Sep 28, 2022 / 9:00 am

Castanet News has distributed a questionnaire to city council candidates in both Kelowna and West Kelowna to help voters get to know those putting their names...

Head-on collision narrowly avoided on Hwy 97 in West Kelowna

Head-on collision narrowly avoided on Hwy 97 in West Kelowna

Sep 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

A West Kelowna woman tells Castanet she almost had a head-on collision last week. Jolie Charette says she was leaving work at the West Kelowna Superstore late...

Bear crawled through window of West Kelowna home last week

Bear crawled through window of West Kelowna home last week

Sep 26, 2022 / 4:00 am

Thursday night, the black bear entered the kitchen of a home on Golf Course Drive to get at the garbage in the house. Conservation Officer Ken Owens says they...

Civic election: Carol Zanon running for West Kelowna council

Civic election: Carol Zanon running for West Kelowna council

Sep 26, 2022 / 4:00 am

Castanet News has distributed a questionnaire to city council candidates in both Kelowna and West Kelowna to help voters get to know those putting their names...

West Kelowna woman undertakes a mission to clean Westside Rd.

West Kelowna woman undertakes a mission to clean Westside Rd.

Sep 25, 2022 / 4:00 am

A semi-retired West Kelowna woman is on a one-person mission to try and clean up Westside Road. "I've always felt sort of a responsibility to keep...

Civic election: Anthony Bastiaanssen running for West Kelowna council

Civic election: Anthony Bastiaanssen running for West Kelowna council

Sep 23, 2022 / 9:00 am

Castanet News has distributed a questionnaire to city council candidates in both Kelowna and West Kelowna to help voters get to know those putting their names...

Ski patroller injured in 2014 Crystal Mountain chairlift incident is now eligible for WorkSafe compensation

Ski patroller injured in 2014 Crystal Mountain chairlift incident is now eligible for WorkSafe compensation

Sep 23, 2022 / 4:00 am

More than eight years after a terrifying chairlift crash at the now-defunct Crystal Mountain Resort in West Kelowna, the Workers' Compensation Appeal...

Referee shortage has high school football teams scrambling

Referee shortage has high school football teams scrambling

BC Interior Sep 23, 2022 / 4:00 am

Football is back, but the referees are not. The BC Football Officials Association is short staffed and scrambling to keep both high school and community...

West Kelowna approves townhouse development for Shannon Lake

West Kelowna approves townhouse development for Shannon Lake

Sep 21, 2022 / 5:00 pm

West Kelowna city council has voted to approve a 72-unit townhouse development on the shores of Shannon Lake. The project at 2749 Shannon Lake Road is directly...

Two more chances for the public to learn more before referendum on funding a new Peachland Protective Services Building

Two more chances for the public to learn more before referendum on funding a new Peachland Protective Services Building

Peachland Sep 21, 2022 / 10:00 am

The public gets two more chances to learn about the proposed new Peachland Protective Services Building ahead of a referendum to approve funding for the...

RCMP catch motorcyclist who fled, speeding through residential neighbourhood

RCMP catch motorcyclist who fled, speeding through residential neighbourhood

Sep 21, 2022 / 9:55 am

RCMP issued tickets and fines to the driver of a motorcycle who fled from police in West Kelowna on Tuesday. An RCMP officer on patrol in the Shannon Lake Rd....

Civic election: Tom Groat running for West Kelowna city council

Civic election: Tom Groat running for West Kelowna city council

Sep 20, 2022 / 4:00 am

Castanet News has distributed a questionnaire to city council candidates in both Kelowna and West Kelowna to help voters get to know those putting their names...

More townhouses planned for shores of Shannon Lake

More townhouses planned for shores of Shannon Lake

Sep 19, 2022 / 3:11 pm

More townhouses are being proposed for the shores of West Kelowna’s Shannon Lake. City council will consider a development permit application Monday for...

Civic election: Stephen Johnston running for West Kelowna city council

Civic election: Stephen Johnston running for West Kelowna city council

Sep 19, 2022 / 9:00 am

Castanet News has distributed a questionnaire to city council candidates in both Kelowna and West Kelowna to help voters get to know those putting their names...

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