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West Kelowna News

Big condo plans on WFN

Jul 22, 2019 / 1:26 pm

More information about a massive condominium development in West Kelowna has been revealed. Ariva Resorts will build a 200-home gated community on 12 1/2 acres...

Crash near Antlers Beach

Jul 21, 2019 / 3:17 pm

A crash slowed traffic near Antlers Beach, south of Peachland, Sunday afternoon. While details on the crash are sparse, DriveBC warns of “heavy...

Rider crashes off highway

Jul 21, 2019 / 6:29 am

A motorcyclist went off Highway 97 near Gorman's Mill in West Kelowna late Saturday. Emergency services gathered near the curve just before the sawmill,...

Viral infection cancels show

Jul 20, 2019 / 7:29 am

The Michael McDonald concert has been cancelled. Officials said McDonald has come down with a viral infection while on tour that has impacted his singing....

Injured fawn put down

Jul 19, 2019 / 6:45 pm

UPDATE: 6:45 p.m. Gilbert the fawn has been put down. On its Facebook page, Rose Valley Veterinary Hospital said at 5 p.m. Friday afternoon, Gilbert was...

Truck tips on Westside Road

Jul 18, 2019 / 11:00 am

A single-vehicle crash is affecting traffic along Westside Road. Pictures sent to Castanet show a commercial truck on its side near Bear Creek Provincial Park,...

Arrest in Sonic assault

Jul 17, 2019 / 3:10 pm

Police in West Kelowna now have a man in custody in connection with an assault at a car wash early Tuesday morning. Alberto Danny Rocuant, 33, of Kelowna was...

Fawn's life on the line

Jul 17, 2019 / 12:10 pm

A West Kelowna vet hopes to save a fawn's life after it was found with a broken leg on the side of the road in the North Okanagan. On Tuesday, a person...

'Significant damage' in fire

Jul 16, 2019 / 9:03 pm

UPDATE 9:03 p.m. Peachland Fire Rescue Services Chief Dennis Craig said no one was injured in the fire, but the home sustained significant damage. Crews were...

Assault at car wash

Jul 16, 2019 / 12:37 pm

Police in West Kelowna are looking for a suspect responsible for an assault at Sonic Car Wash early Tuesday. Cpl. Meghan Foster says the assault took place in...

Blackmun battle continues

Jul 16, 2019 / 12:02 pm

The troops are rallying on both sides of West Kelowna’s Blackmun Bay Village battle as a public hearing date for the major development draws near....

No parking at cemetery

Jul 15, 2019 / 5:24 pm

The parking lot at the Westbank Cemetery and access roads around the memorial gardens will be closed for a few days. The City of West Kelowna says closures...

Hwy 97 crash snarls traffic

Jul 15, 2019 / 9:52 am

Traffic is backing up on Highway 97 in Peachland after a collision at Clements Crescent. A Kia Soul SUV suffered heavy front-end damage in what appears to be a...

Hwy 97 motorhome vs car

Jul 14, 2019 / 10:50 pm

Crews are cleaning up what appears to be a head-on crash on Highway 97 in West Kelowna. Emergency crews were called to the crash near the Westside Road overpass...

Parade wows thousands

Jul 13, 2019 / 12:30 pm

Young and old alike, people in West Kelowna came out early to catch a glimpse of one of the longest parades in B.C. The annual Westside Daze Parade lacked in...

Poor water quality

Jul 13, 2019 / 12:09 pm

A water quality advisory has been issued for West Kelowna. The City of West Kelowna, in consultation with Interior Health, issued the advisory, until further...

More Unplanned planned

Jul 12, 2019 / 2:57 pm

A fourth private screening of the controversial pro-life movie 'Unplanned' is scheduled for the Central Okanagan. The Kelowna Right to Life Society has...

Cannabis retail by the fall?

Jul 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

West Kelowna has completed the process of approving rezoning for five cannabis retail stores in the city. Now, each of the applications will be forwarded to the...

Water restrictions coming

Jul 11, 2019 / 8:00 pm

The City of West Kelowna expects to ramp up water restrictions over the next few days. Lower than normal storage in the city's water reservoir is to blame....

Warriors walk for food bank

Jul 11, 2019 / 6:00 pm

The West Kelowna Warriors will be out in force Saturday during the annual Westside Daze parade, collecting food and donations for the Central Okanagan Food...