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West Kelowna News

Logging Truck Dumps Load

Jul 30, 2007 / 3:59 pm

Traffic came to a standstill along Westside Road Monday afternoon after a logging truck dumped its load about three kilometres from Highway 97. The incident...

Drought Hill Crash

Jul 29, 2007 / 6:12 am

A serious accident on Highway 97 north of Peachland Saturday afternoon has sent an Alberta man to hospital. According to police reports, a northbound pick-up...

Pontoons In Place

Jul 29, 2007 / 5:00 am

Better late than never. The first two pontoons which will make up the floating portion of the new William Bennett Floating Bridge is now in place. In total,...

Westside Election Info

Jul 28, 2007 / 5:00 am

Information is now available for anyone interested in running in the fall""s two Local Government by-elections on the Westside. Communications Coordinator,...

New Arena Relocates Games

Jul 27, 2007 / 3:56 pm

The Regional District of Central Okanagan sincerely regrets that the Western Canadian Ball Hockey Championship games scheduled for this weekend in Royal LePage...

RDCO Planning Changes

Jul 26, 2007 / 2:00 pm

Time is running out for people looking for approval of development applications within the boundaries of the new Westside Municipality. With incorporation of...

Arena Finally Opens

Jul 26, 2007 / 9:30 am

It""s at least 12 months behind schedule, but Royal LePage Place is finally open. The 1,500 arena on the Westside is one of a number of venues hosting games for...

Bridge Work Delays

Jul 26, 2007 / 9:00 am

Some major work on Kelowna""s new floating bridge has been delayed, with project manager John Buckle now saying Wednesday""s plan to place a second pontoon at...

Regional Board Highlights

Jul 24, 2007 / 3:30 pm

Arenas Concession Contract - The Regional Board has approved a contract for the operation of food and non-alcoholic beverage concessions at Royal LePage Place...

Baseball Bat Attacks

Jul 22, 2007 / 6:23 am

Two men were taken to hospital early Sunday morning after being attacked in a pair of unrelated attacks. Both were attacked by men with baseball bats. The first...

Benefit Game Gets Heatley

Jul 21, 2007 / 9:00 am

Ottawa Senator forward Dany Heatley is coming to the Westside to play hockey for a cause. The NHL superstar will be joining Nashville Predator defense man Shea...

Fire Hazard Drops

Jul 20, 2007 / 4:00 pm

This week""s downpour is exactly what forest fire crews had been hoping for. The Okanagan got a record breaking soaker this week, sending the fire hazard from...

Casa Loma Flooding

Jul 19, 2007 / 1:00 pm

Some Casa Loma residents on the Westside are pointing fingers after experiencing more flooding as a result of this week""s heavy downpours. A handful of homes...

Stormy Weather

Jul 18, 2007 / 11:00 am

A moist southerly flow moving across the Southern Interior is to blame for the storm battering the Okanagan Wednesday. Environment Canada has issued a severe...

Pontoons Into Place

Jul 18, 2007 / 9:00 am

The next few weeks will be teeming with activity at the site of the new William Bennett Floating Bridge. Project Director for the Ministry of Transportation,...

Ex-Employee Rage

Jul 16, 2007 / 10:30 am

Two years after the fact, it appears a former employee still has issues with his ex-boss. Kelowna RCMP say a man returned to his home on Stevens Road Friday...

Another Grass Fire

Jul 16, 2007 / 9:30 am

Westside fire crews quickly brought a grass fire under control late Sunday afternoon. The fire was spotted about 4 p.m. on a steep hillside above Gorman...

Westside Hit And Run?

Jul 14, 2007 / 11:19 am

Police are on the lookout for a newer yellow Pontiac Sunfire in connection with an alleged hit and run Saturday morning on the Westside. A bleeding man walked...

Unsolved Crime Westside

Jul 13, 2007 / 6:00 am

You could have the missing piece of the puzzle that will help the RCMP put someone behind bars. Here are some recent crimes that Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers...

Westside Grass Fire

Jul 11, 2007 / 6:00 pm

Westside Fire Crews responded to a grass fire near the Crystal Springs Mobile Home Park Wednesday afternoon. It""s the second grass fire on the Westside in five...