City of Kelowna

Two e-scooters parked on the sidewalk along Water Street in downtown Kelowna on Monday, May 3. Scooters parked on walkways are causing accessibility issues for some people with disabilities. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna General Hospital clinicians observe increase in e-scooter injuries

A report is set to go to city council next week on how the e-scooter pilot has gone thus far

 

The former location of Flow Academy at 1511 Sutherland Avenue in Kelowna. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Infamous anti-vax Kelowna gym goes out of business

A “For Lease” sign has been posted on the former site of Flow Academy

 

A rendering of the Costco Wholesale and accompanying 24-pump gas bar along Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Costco rocks: Big box store looks to ‘crush’ at new Kelowna location

Big rocks are proving too big for construction crews, prompting an ask to the city to use a mobile crusher

 

A concept rendering of the approved development along Lakeshore Road. (Contributed)

Sizable waterfront development approved in Kelowna

The development will consist of 345 homes in two towers right beside Gyro Beach

A concept rendering of the approved development along Lakeshore Road. (Contributed)
Empty pairs of children’s shoes and stuffed animals sit on the steps outside of the Kelowna Courthouse on June 1 in honour of the 215 Indigenous children whose remains were recently discovered at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School at Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, B.C. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Kelowna council motions for action after Kamloops burial site discovery

Councillors say more than ‘just words and statements’ are needed

Empty pairs of children’s shoes and stuffed animals sit on the steps outside of the Kelowna Courthouse on June 1 in honour of the 215 Indigenous children whose remains were recently discovered at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School at Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, B.C. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna mayor declares $31K in previously undisclosed 2018 campaign contributions

Contributions came in 2016 and 2017, before the province enacted restrictions barring corporate donations

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
469 Park Avenue, Kelowna. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News)

Neighbours of abandoned Kelowna house worry for safety

The unkept Park Avenue home owned by a Victoria woman is often used by people experiencing homelessness

469 Park Avenue, Kelowna. (Amandalina Letterio/Capital News)
The area of Gordon Drive between Lexington Drive and Cook Road was closed Wednesday morning following a fatal single-vehicle collision. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News)

Central Okanagan school board offers condolences after students die in tragic crash

All three victims were all Grade 12 students at Kelowna Secondary School

  • May 27, 2021
The area of Gordon Drive between Lexington Drive and Cook Road was closed Wednesday morning following a fatal single-vehicle collision. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News)
A rendering of Stober Group’s 3340 Lakeshore Road project, a mixed-use design that features 345 homes located above a fully concealed parking structure. (Contributed)

City of Kelowna considering residential project on Willow Creek Campground

The 3340 Lakeshore Road project is a mixed-use design that features 345 homes located above a fully concealed parking structure

A rendering of Stober Group’s 3340 Lakeshore Road project, a mixed-use design that features 345 homes located above a fully concealed parking structure. (Contributed)
Excessive motorcycle exhaust noise remains an ongoing source of irritation for many Kelowna residents. (Pixabay photo)

Motorcycle noise continues to be an issue for some Kelowna residents

RCMP enforcement focus on road safety campaigns

Excessive motorcycle exhaust noise remains an ongoing source of irritation for many Kelowna residents. (Pixabay photo)
'Sold' signs are a common occurrence around the Central Okanagan right now as demand is exceeding available housing supply. (File photo)

Okanagan real estate boom fueled by housing supply shortage

Multiple sale offers, bidding competition will remain heated for now, says Kelowna developer

'Sold' signs are a common occurrence around the Central Okanagan right now as demand is exceeding available housing supply. (File photo)
Waste water treatment and reuse is a driving principle behind water conservation business idea challenges new innovators are grappling with today. (Contributed)

Kelowna presence among AquaHacking Challenge finalists

Four teams vieing for $50,000 seed money prize

Waste water treatment and reuse is a driving principle behind water conservation business idea challenges new innovators are grappling with today. (Contributed)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (Alistair Waters/Capital News file)

Kelowna implements safety measures ahead of May long weekend

Safety education ambassadors will be back in popular Kelowna areas beginning this weekend

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (Alistair Waters/Capital News file)
Lake House Marine & Surf Shop co-general manager brothers Carter (left) and Brennan Spear. (Contributed)

Straight from DeHart

Brothers take helm of new marine and surf shop

  • May 20, 2021
Lake House Marine & Surf Shop co-general manager brothers Carter (left) and Brennan Spear. (Contributed)
City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk and city councillor Mohini Singh fundraised for the playground. (Zach Roman/ Black Press Media)
City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk and city councillor Mohini Singh fundraised for the playground. (Zach Roman/ Black Press Media)

New playground allows for child development at Kelowna’s Starbright

City councillor Mohini Singh and City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk raised $80,000 for the playground

City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk and city councillor Mohini Singh fundraised for the playground. (Zach Roman/ Black Press Media)
City of Kelowna firefighter Jason Picklyk and city councillor Mohini Singh fundraised for the playground. (Zach Roman/ Black Press Media)
Bird Canada joins three other e-scooter sharing operators in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Fourth e-scooter company rolls into Kelowna

Bird Canada joins Lime, Zip and Roll in the city’s growing scooter-share market

Bird Canada joins three other e-scooter sharing operators in Kelowna. (Contributed)
Several RCMP cruisers stationed out front of Kelowna’s Global Fitness following a shooting on the morning of Monday, March 29. The shooting was later revealed to be gang-related. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

B.C.’s top gangs are operating in Kelowna: RCMP

‘We have all of the major gangs in Kelowna,’ said Supt. Kara Triance

Several RCMP cruisers stationed out front of Kelowna’s Global Fitness following a shooting on the morning of Monday, March 29. The shooting was later revealed to be gang-related. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

‘Playing with fire’: Kelowna Mayor urges caution, vaccination after busy weekend downtown

Mayor Colin Basran said he felt there were a lot of people from out of town in the city over the weekend

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
File photo (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Overturned kayak in Mission Creek prompts police response

Kelowna RCMP is looking to speak with anyone who may know the individual associated with the kayak

File photo (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Kelowna seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)

Kelowna ranked 12th best city in Canada for young people to work

Cities were evaluated by job availability, cost of living, public health, equity & inclusion and more

Kelowna seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)