City of Kelowna

Tickets for the Paws It Forward raffle can be purchased up to midnight on Saturday, Aug. 31. (Lum3n/Pexels)

Kelowna dog shelter launches raffle to fund vet bills

All funds will go towards dog care at Paws It Forward

Tickets for the Paws It Forward raffle can be purchased up to midnight on Saturday, Aug. 31. (Lum3n/Pexels)
Marilyn Clarke Bergen standing in front of Lake Okanagan. (Contributed/Grandmothers for Grandmothers Campaign)

Woman attempts swim across Okanagan Lake for fundraiser

The swim will raise funds for the Grandmothers for Grandmothers Campaign

Marilyn Clarke Bergen standing in front of Lake Okanagan. (Contributed/Grandmothers for Grandmothers Campaign)
A finger points to an unlabeled location on a map. (NegativeSpace/Pexels)

The Great Kelowna Scavenger Hunt returns for second year

Scavengers are set to roam downtown Kelowna in search of prizes

A finger points to an unlabeled location on a map. (NegativeSpace/Pexels)
An artist’s rendering of the proposed apartment complex. (Contributed)

Massive apartment complex proposed for Kelowna’s Dilworth Centre

If approved, the 466-unit complex would abut Superstore and be across the street from the new Costco

An artist’s rendering of the proposed apartment complex. (Contributed)
The view from Landmark 7. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)

Kelowna’s tallest ‘Landmark’ nears completion

Landmark 7 is to be completed in May 2022

The view from Landmark 7. (Jen Zielinski/Black Press Media)
Kelowna man arrested twice by Kelowna RCMP (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Alleged Kelowna car thief arrested twice in a week

Bryce Williamson was arrested on June 8 and 15, each for possession of a stolen vehicle

Kelowna man arrested twice by Kelowna RCMP (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
The YLW prepares for an influx of guests as restrictions lift. (Contributed)

Kelowna International Airport ready for increased travel

As restrictions begin to lift, YLW reminds eager travellers of the safety measures in place

The YLW prepares for an influx of guests as restrictions lift. (Contributed)
The Village of Nakusp is looking to reduce its local water consumption (Black Press file photo)

Kelowna asks residents to conserve water during heat wave

If high temperatures continue Kelowna may have to move to stage 1 water restriction protocol

The Village of Nakusp is looking to reduce its local water consumption (Black Press file photo)
Cannabis. (Unsplash photo)

Kelowna council looks to remedy downtown pot shop ‘deficit’

Council sends two cannabis stores to public hearing, despite staff’s recommendation

Cannabis. (Unsplash photo)
An e-scooter parked in downtown Kelowna on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Black Press file)

Kelowna council slashes e-scooter fleet size

New restrictions will see 85 per cent fewer scooters in Kelowna by Canada Day

An e-scooter parked in downtown Kelowna on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Black Press file)
Lorence Williams is charged with second-degree murder. (Contributed)

B.C. Police watchdog investigating Kelowna murder

The IIO said Kelowna RCMP performed two wellness checks before the incident

Lorence Williams is charged with second-degree murder. (Contributed)
Meet me on Bernard aerial view (City of Kelowna website/Contributed).

Kelowna’s Meet me on Bernard event kicks off on Canada Day

Four blocks on Bernard Avenue will be closed until September 6

Meet me on Bernard aerial view (City of Kelowna website/Contributed).
Team behind Cooper's Medical Supplies (from left) Sophie, Paul Meise, Ken Grieve and Carol Meise.  (Contributed)

Straight from DeHart

Medical supplies business reaches 30-year landmark

  • Jun 24, 2021
Team behind Cooper's Medical Supplies (from left) Sophie, Paul Meise, Ken Grieve and Carol Meise.  (Contributed)
Teenagers make their way to Truswell Road after a party is broken up by police at the end of Mission Creek (Lorraine Besner/Contributed).

Kelowna residents concerned about ongoing alleged underage beach parties

Public urination, property damage, drinking and drug usage have become weekly concerns

Teenagers make their way to Truswell Road after a party is broken up by police at the end of Mission Creek (Lorraine Besner/Contributed).
Kelowna Cabs’ dispatchers will be coming back to work now that their union and the taxi company have come to an agreement. (Facebook/Kelowna Cabs)

Kelowna Cabs dispatchers set to go back to work

The taxi company and the dispatchers’ union have reached an agreement

Kelowna Cabs’ dispatchers will be coming back to work now that their union and the taxi company have come to an agreement. (Facebook/Kelowna Cabs)
Festivals Kelowna president Richard Groves and executive director Renata Mills wrap themselves in the flag during the announcement of preparations for the 2018 Canada Day festival. (Alistair Waters/Capital News)

Festivals Kelowna cancels Canada Day celebrations for second year in a row

The group cited logistic issues in their announcement

Festivals Kelowna president Richard Groves and executive director Renata Mills wrap themselves in the flag during the announcement of preparations for the 2018 Canada Day festival. (Alistair Waters/Capital News)
Lady Dia, pictured with her son Glory, is a Kelowna artist. She recently received $10,000 in funding for her podcast MoM:ents. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Lady Dia selected as City of Kelowna’s artist in residence

Dia will release a project designed to discuss and shape the future of a more inclusive Kelowna

Lady Dia, pictured with her son Glory, is a Kelowna artist. She recently received $10,000 in funding for her podcast MoM:ents. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
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)

Helmet selfies and sober pledges: Changes coming after rough e-scooter rollout in Kelowna

A number of changes are coming to Kelowna’s e-scooter program, more could be on the way

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)
(Phil McLachlan/ Kelowna Capital News. File photo)

Calls to RCMP increase across Central Okanagan over the weekend

The Kelowna RCMP saw 627 files from June 11 to June 14

(Phil McLachlan/ Kelowna Capital News. File photo)
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

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)
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