City of West Kelowna

The West Kelowna Fire Department is collecting food for the Central Okanagan Food Bank on Dec. 6, and 7, for their 25th Annual Holiday Food Drive.  (Black Press file photo)

West Kelowna Fire Department ringing doorbells for annual holiday food drive

Collection bins are also located at each of West Kelowna’s four fire halls

 

A man is likely lucky to be alive after sheltering in a dumpster and ending up in a garbage truck compactor. (Black Press file photo)

Man sheltering in West Kelowna dumpster nearly crushed in garbage truck

The driver heard banging noises coming from the truck’s compactor

 

A man is likely lucky to be alive after sheltering in a dumpster and ending up in a garbage truck compactor. (Black Press file photo)

Man sheltering in West Kelowna dumpster nearly crushed in garbage truck

The driver heard banging noises coming from the truck’s compactor

 

The Spland Road townhouse development was started in 2018. (Ntityix Development Corporation)

Westbank First Nation and Vancouver developer to rescue abandoned townhouse development

The project located at 700 Spland Road was left neglected in 2021 by the original developer

The Spland Road townhouse development was started in 2018. (Ntityix Development Corporation)
Fun for the whole family at West Kelowna’s annual Light Up event. (City of West Kelowna)

Have fun at holiday Light Up in West Kelowna

Santa Claus and fireworks are part of the festivities.

Fun for the whole family at West Kelowna’s annual Light Up event. (City of West Kelowna)
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West Kelowna RCMP investigating fatal pedestrian crash

Man killed on Scotstown Road by vehicle

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The West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary is hosting their third annual ‘Wine and Dine’ at participating restaurants and liquors from Dec. 1-7 in West Kelowna, Westbank, and Peachland to raise money for the Westside Salvation Army. (West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary/Facebook)

West Kelowna Rotary ‘Wine and Dine’ returns to support Salvation Army

13 restaurants, liquor stores in West Kelowna, Westbank, Peachland will have the donation machines

The West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary is hosting their third annual ‘Wine and Dine’ at participating restaurants and liquors from Dec. 1-7 in West Kelowna, Westbank, and Peachland to raise money for the Westside Salvation Army. (West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary/Facebook)
Dilworth Drive and Harvey Avenue in Kelowna. (Google Maps/Screenshot)

The most dangerous intersections in the Central Okanagan

Dilworth Drive and Harvey Avenue tops the list

Dilworth Drive and Harvey Avenue in Kelowna. (Google Maps/Screenshot)
Bears might be heading to hibernate, but other wildlife does not. (Black Press file photo)

Winter wildlife-human conflict a concern in Central Okanagan: WildSafeBC

A major factor in human-bear conflict is the availability of non-natural food

Bears might be heading to hibernate, but other wildlife does not. (Black Press file photo)
Map showing location of public pathway through Frind Winery. (City of West Kelowna)

Public pathway to wind through West Kelowna winery

Walkway will run from Pritchard Drive, and northeast through the winery to Green Bay Road.

Map showing location of public pathway through Frind Winery. (City of West Kelowna)
Conceptual rendering of Julia’s Junction. (juliasjunction.ca)

All-inclusive playground inspiration for West Kelowna council

The city has contributed $200,000 to the project

Conceptual rendering of Julia’s Junction. (juliasjunction.ca)
West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)

West Kelowna meeting changes aimed at encouraging more public engagement

Council shifting afternoon meeting from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)
West Kelowna Fire Service has responded to nearly 1,500 medical calls so far in 2022. (Black Press file photo)

West Kelowna Fire Service answering the call more often due to B.C. ambulance woes

‘There is absolutely no question we are doing more medical calls than we ever have’

West Kelowna Fire Service has responded to nearly 1,500 medical calls so far in 2022. (Black Press file photo)
West Kelowna native Ethan Beselt (number 4) has earned all-star recognition in his senior season with the SFU Red Leafs. 
(Photo/SFU Red Leafs)

West Kelowna SFU star receives all-conference honour

Beselt finished his career with 98 catches for 1,317 yards, and nine touchdowns in 32 games.

West Kelowna native Ethan Beselt (number 4) has earned all-star recognition in his senior season with the SFU Red Leafs. 
(Photo/SFU Red Leafs)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
West Kelowna defenceman Isaiah Norlin is one of two Warriors that can be voted into the 2023 BCHL All-Star Game in Penticton. (Tami Quan Photography)

Vote your West Kelowna Warriors into All-Star Game

Defenceman Norlin, forward Salandra on the ballot

West Kelowna defenceman Isaiah Norlin is one of two Warriors that can be voted into the 2023 BCHL All-Star Game in Penticton. (Tami Quan Photography)
The Penticton Vees extended their win streak to 19 games on Friday, Nov. 18, defeating the West Kelowna Warriors 11-2. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
The Penticton Vees extended their win streak to 19 games on Friday, Nov. 18, defeating the West Kelowna Warriors 11-2. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)

Official Community Plan to match West Kelowna growth

The OCP identifies where and how West Kelowna will grow over the next 20 years

West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)
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West Kelowna Warriors hoping to fill hampers for Christmas

Christmas Hamper Night in Nov. 19 at Royal LePage Place

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The West Kelowna Warriors fell 7-4 to the Wenatchee Wild at Town Toyota Center on Nov. 12. (Submitted)

Wild wins over West Kelowna Warriors in Wenatchee

Warriors next face undefeated Penticton Vees

The West Kelowna Warriors fell 7-4 to the Wenatchee Wild at Town Toyota Center on Nov. 12. (Submitted)