West Kelowna News Jan 28 to Feb 3, 2018

Chain reaction collision

Feb 2, 2018 / 3:48 pm

A chain reaction rear-end collision has slowed traffic on Highway 97 through West Kelowna. The crash happened about 3:20 p.m. in the northbound lanes, near Elk...

Will take Bitcoin for home

Feb 2, 2018 / 5:00 am

A West Kelowna man is taking a unique approach to selling his home. He's selling his home for Bitcoins. The top floor condo at 3545 Carrington Road...

Stumping with Stupka

Feb 1, 2018 / 11:44 am

B.C. Green Party candidate Robert Stupka joined Okanagan Oldies morning man Gord Vizzutti Thursday morning to talk about the upcoming Kelowna West byelection....

ICBC topic for candidates

Jan 31, 2018 / 10:00 pm

An all candidates forum heated up West Kelowna Wednesday night at the Westbank Lions Community Centre. Candidates jumped at the opportunity to debate ICBC, as...

Lost bear: found safe

Jan 31, 2018 / 6:00 pm

A lost bear has been reunited with its nine-year-old owner after spending a few hours in a snowbank. Kathleen Mackenzie and her grandchildren spotted the...

Cook back for more

Jan 31, 2018 / 1:56 pm

Shelley Cook is back for more. After losing to Christy Clark in last spring's provincial election, Cook was acclaimed as the NDP candidate for Kelowna West...

OCP decision delayed

Jan 31, 2018 / 5:00 am

Peachland residents will have to wait another two weeks before learning the fate of a controversial, five-storey Beach Avenue development. Council decided to...

Big shakeup at schools

Jan 31, 2018 / 5:00 am

A special meeting of School District 23's General Affairs Committee will be held Thursday evening at Mount Boucherie secondary. At issue, grade...

Libertarian wants freedom

Jan 30, 2018 / 12:01 pm

Kyle Geronazzo is dipping his toe into the turbulent waters of provincial politics for the first time. He's carrying the banner for the Libertarian Party in...

Power problem

Jan 30, 2018 / 6:25 am

Castanet reader, David Ogilvie snapped a picture of a collision in the 2900 Block of Angus Drive around 9:35 p.m. Monday night. Emergency crews responded....

Dismissal overturned

Jan 29, 2018 / 8:50 pm

The District of West Kelowna did not have the right to fire one of its assistant fire chiefs for impaired driving. That was the conclusion of Justice Heather...

Stewart wants back in

Jan 29, 2018 / 12:03 pm

Former MLA Ben Stewart is the first candidate in a multimedia series on those running in the Kelowna West byelection. Stewart visited the Castanet studios...