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West Kelowna News

Westside Race Is On

Jul 5, 2007 / 11:00 am

BC""s newest municipality doesn""t have a name yet, but it does have its first candidate for council. Gord Milsom, 52, has publicly declared his candidacy for...

Cops Tracking Bronco

Jul 3, 2007 / 2:30 pm

Kelowna RCMP are on the lookout for an orange-coloured Bronco after it eluded police on three separate occasions over the past two days. RCMP Const. Julie...

Crash Sends Car Into Lake

Jul 3, 2007 / 1:00 pm

A head-on collision near Highway 97 and Renfrew Road in Peachland on the weekend sent one vehicle into the lake and all occupants to hospital. Kelowna RCMP say...

Leak Closes Gellatly Road

Jul 3, 2007 / 10:30 am

An ammonia leak forced the closure on a portion of Gellatly Road near the Westbank Yacht Club Monday afternoon. Westside Fire Chief Wayne Schnitzler says the...

Westside Summer Fun

Jul 1, 2007 / 5:00 am

Since 2004 the Westside Parks and Recreation staff have been taking their mobile summer fun action package on the road - and this year is no exception. Christy...

""Pawsitive"" Decision

Jun 30, 2007 / 10:00 am

The Supreme Court of BC has ruled in favour of a Westbank woman in a nasty fight over the name of her dog training business. Dana Eklund, the owner of Pawsitive...

Luke Sommer Splits

Jun 30, 2007 / 8:12 am

An accused bank robber staying in the Okanagan while he fought extradition, is apparently now on the run. Former US army ranger Luke Sommer was under house...

Westbank Pharmasave Fire

Jun 29, 2007 / 8:59 pm

Westbank firefighters were called out in force Friday night around dinner time, to reports of a problem at the Westbank Pharmasave on Elliot Road. The initial...

Westbank RCMP Will Lease

Jun 29, 2007 / 5:00 pm

Stockwell Day Minister of Public Safety and Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla has confirmed that approval has been granted for the RCMP to enter into...

Casa Loma Residents Wait

Jun 29, 2007 / 4:30 pm

Residents in the Westside area of Casa Loma are waiting and hoping the Provincial Municipal Affairs Department will provide a means for them to disengage from...

Float Plane Crash

Jun 28, 2007 / 10:30 am

Safety on the water is key as we head into a busy long weekend. Safety was probably top of mind Wednesday around 5 p.m. when a float plane came down hard on the...

Security Guard Drowned

Jun 27, 2007 / 1:30 pm

A security guard who died Sunday while patrolling a construction site on the Westside drowned. That""s the finding from a preliminary autopsy released by the...

RDCO OK""s Transit Hike

Jun 27, 2007 / 6:00 am

The Central Okanagan Regional District has approved a hike in transit fares beginning September 1. The decision at this weeks board meeting follows a similar...

Referendum Review

Jun 26, 2007 / 1:30 pm

A review of the June 16 Westside Governance referendum is underway. The review, being overseen by the chief electoral officer, is being conducted by Westsiders...

Westside Death Update

Jun 25, 2007 / 12:15 pm

RCMP do not suspect foul play in the death of a security guard at a construction site on the Westside. Police say the 24-year-old man, employed by the Corps of...

Body Found

Jun 25, 2007 / 7:26 am

The BC Coroner""s office and Worksafe BC are investigating the recovery of a body from a canal next to a condo construction site at Pritchard Drive and Barona...

Cash For Trail Riders

Jun 23, 2007 / 12:13 pm

A popular off-road trail system on the Westside is getting a big cash injection to ensure its future sustainability and to protect the area’s watershed....

Arena Nears Completion

Jun 22, 2007 / 5:00 am

The seats and the new sound system won""t be installed, but Royal LePage Place will be all but complete in time for its first event July 27. The fact the 15...

Car Chase Nabs Thieves

Jun 21, 2007 / 1:30 pm

An early morning police chase Thursday has resulted in the arrest of two teens believed to be responsible for previous car thefts in the Peachland area. The...

Westside Vote Official

Jun 20, 2007 / 3:45 pm

The Central Okanagan Regional District has certified the results of Saturday""s Westside Governance vote. Lyla Lindsay, Chief Election Officer for the Regional...

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