City of Kelowna

(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

New brewery opens in Kelowna beer district

Railside Brewing opens its doors

 

The Okanagan Mountain Park fire in 2003 burned 25,600 hectares, forced evacuations in Kelowna and Naramata impacting more than 33,000 people, and destroyed 238 homes. (File photo)

Evacuation plan is key to Kelowna’s wildfire readiness

Years of suppressed fire and fuel buildup has led to a higher risk of severe fires when they occur

 

Conceptual rendering of the new ‘Wedge’ planned for the corner of Water and Leon. (Photo contributed)

‘Wedge’ waiting for Kelowna council approval

City staff recommends building dubbed “The Wedge” be approved

 

B.C. municipal elections are scheduled to take place Oct. 15. (File photo)

Call out to work Kelowna elections

About 300 workers are needed for various positions

B.C. municipal elections are scheduled to take place Oct. 15. (File photo)
Canadian passport (Pixabay)

MP Gray calls for expanded passport services in Kelowna

Passport office ‘lacks capacity’ to provide urgent pick-up

Canadian passport (Pixabay)
Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting. (File photo)

Still a ladder to climb on Kelowna fire staffing: Chief

‘We will continue to work on resourcing, training, and equipping our front-line responders’

Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting. (File photo)
Photos were taken with permission of a man concealing his identity with his belongings (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

The war on drugs in B.C. is a failed effort, says UBCO expert

Sana Shahram, PhD, said that the government should decriminalize drug use and provide safe supply.

Photos were taken with permission of a man concealing his identity with his belongings (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
A man and woman, both 33 and from Kelowna, were arrested on Postill Lake Forest Service Road in possession of two stolen vehicles Friday, May 14, 2021. (File photo)

Catfished: Kelowna RCMP warn of online scams

Man sends ‘significant’ amount of money to online acquaintance

A man and woman, both 33 and from Kelowna, were arrested on Postill Lake Forest Service Road in possession of two stolen vehicles Friday, May 14, 2021. (File photo)
Crowds pack King Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in downtown Kelowna. The 1-day festival returns Aug. 31. (Denim on the Diamond Facebook)
Crowds pack King Stadium at the 2018 Denim on the Diamond show in downtown Kelowna. The 1-day festival returns Aug. 31. (Denim on the Diamond Facebook)
(Motherlove Ferments/Facebook)

Crack a cold one anytime of the day at Kelowna’s first kombucha bar

MotherLove Ferments is located at 109-889 Vaughan Avenue in Kelowna

(Motherlove Ferments/Facebook)
Clarance Greenspace at the intersection of Clarance Avenue and Kuipers Crescent. (Submitted)

Vandals poison Kelowna trees

Parks staff looking to identify culprits

Clarance Greenspace at the intersection of Clarance Avenue and Kuipers Crescent. (Submitted)
RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Concerned citizens take action with ‘out of control’ crime in Kelowna

Take Back Kelowna aim to increase crime reporting and say they are not a vigilante group

RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
 (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Motorcycle/car crash sends multiple people to hospital in Kelowna

Mutli-vehicle collision at Harvey and Spall

(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
 (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Former City of Kelowna engineer Peter Truch has declared his intention to run for council. (Photo/contributed)

Former City of Kelowna engineer claims municipality ‘hiding the truth’, intends to run for council

He plans on involving the B.C. Ombudsperson as part of his campaign

Former City of Kelowna engineer Peter Truch has declared his intention to run for council. (Photo/contributed)
July 31 weapons and drug seizure (Kelowna RCMP)

Tricked by ‘bait car’ and blocked from escape, orchestrated by Kelowna RCMP

One man had climbed into the trunk of the vehicle attempting to hide from police.

July 31 weapons and drug seizure (Kelowna RCMP)
Incident at Harvey Ave. and Burtch Rd.

Rush hour crash with trailer on Harvey Ave.

The t-bone crash did not result in serious injuries

Incident at Harvey Ave. and Burtch Rd.
Ed Hill returns to Kelowna to perform at the Kelowna Fringe in September. (Provided by Ed Hill)

Ed Hill returns to Kelowna Fringe with his new special

Critically acclaimed Taiwanese-Canadian comedian performing at Kelowna Fringe in September

Ed Hill returns to Kelowna to perform at the Kelowna Fringe in September. (Provided by Ed Hill)
Tower Ranch Golf and Country Club cracks SCOREGolf’s top 100 list (Zach Delaney)

Tower Ranch Golf and Country Club ranked first in Kelowna golf courses

Tower Ranch Golf and Country Club ranked first in Kelowna golf courses in SCOREGolf’s Top 100

Tower Ranch Golf and Country Club cracks SCOREGolf’s top 100 list (Zach Delaney)
(Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Body discovered in Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, criminality suspected

Found near Shelter Bay Marina in West Kelowna

(Gary Barnes/Capital News)
Campfire bans are not being lifted in Enderby, Armstrong, Spallumcheen, BX and Silver Star, despite Vernon lifting the ban Sept. 10. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Extreme wildfire risk sparks Okanagan campfire bans

Dry lightning, area wildfires, extreme heat a concern

Campfire bans are not being lifted in Enderby, Armstrong, Spallumcheen, BX and Silver Star, despite Vernon lifting the ban Sept. 10. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)