West Kelowna News Feb 4 to 10, 2018

Lights back on overnight

Feb 10, 2018 / 7:00 am

UPDATE 7 a.m. Power was restored to the remaining homes in West Kelowna overnight, after it was knocked out Friday afternoon when a car hit a power pole on...

Stewart 'stuck in the middle'

Feb 10, 2018 / 5:00 am

Ben Stewart finds himself smack dab in the middle of a heated battle for the hearts and minds of voters in the Kelowna West byelection coming up on...

Be a superhero for Paige

Feb 9, 2018 / 5:58 pm

Looking for something fun to do this coming Family Day? The Paige Foundation is hosting its fifth annual Princess and Superhero Family Day Skate in support of...

Notley acting 'petty'

Feb 9, 2018 / 3:00 pm

UPDATE: 3 p.m. The leader of the BC Green Party, Andrew Weaver, says the premier of Alberta is being petty by banning the import of B.C. wines. Following BC...

Voter turnout remains low

Feb 9, 2018 / 11:30 am

Voters in the Kelowna West byelection continue to show up in less than enthusiastic numbers compared with previous elections. During the third day of advance...

More vote at advance poll

Feb 8, 2018 / 10:53 am

More than 1,000 people ventured to the polls on day two of advanced voting for the Feb. 14 Kelowna West byelection. A total of 1,070 votes were cast Wednesday,...

Salon fire a minor issue

Feb 7, 2018 / 3:23 pm

UPDATE: 3:15 p.m. Fire crews arrived on scene to find staff extinguishing a small fire in the back of the salon. "It was an exhaust fan. It looks like...

Advance polls slow, steady

Feb 7, 2018 / 12:42 pm

The turnout was light but steady as advance polls opened Tuesday in the Kelowna West byelection. Figures released by Elections BC Wednesday show 842 people cast...

Don't rush to flush

Feb 7, 2018 / 12:12 pm

Residents of West Kelowna, Peachland and the Westbank First Nation are being urged to think before they flush. Regional district spokesman Bruce Smith says it...

Boucherie Rd. out to tender

Feb 7, 2018 / 9:59 am

The City of West Kelowna has gone to tender on Phase 2 of the Boucherie Road Wine Trail. The $8.7-million project includes upgrades from Stuart to Ogden roads....

Fed up with parties

Feb 6, 2018 / 10:23 am

UPDATE: 10:20 a.m. A West Kelowna resident living below a cul-de-sac that has become a party spot for teens says he has witnessed individuals drinking and...

Stuck sledder rescued

Feb 5, 2018 / 11:09 pm

Search and rescue crews worked through the night Sunday and into the early hours Monday to locate a snowmobiler in the hills above Fintry. Vernon Search and...

Advance polls set to open

Feb 5, 2018 / 11:38 am

Advance voting is set to begin in the Kelowna West byelection. Voters will go to the polls on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to replace former MLA and premier...

Another run for Thompson

Feb 5, 2018 / 11:17 am

BC Conservative candidate Mark Thompson joined Okanagan Oldies 103.9 morning man Gord Vizzutti this morning to talk about the upcoming Kelowna West byelection....

Barbecue fire doused

Feb 4, 2018 / 8:29 pm

A homeowner doused a barbecue fire before firefighters could arrive in West Kelowna Sunday night. The fire sparked on the deck of the home on the 1500 block of...