City of West Kelowna

West Kelowna, pictured in October 2020. (Phil McLachlan - West K News)

Majority of Westside growth expected to happen in Westbank First Nation

Over the next 20 years, the majority of growth on the Westside will happen on WFN land

 

(Phil McLachlan - West K News)

Short-term rentals could be allowed in West Kelowna by the summer

Residents largely happy with city’s proposed regulations, according to survey

 

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna, West Kelowna still looking to opt-out of speculation tax

Mayors say spec tax has missed the mark, revenue largely coming out of Canadians’ pockets

 

(City of West Kelowna)

Council voices approval of large West Kelowna housing development

The Goat’s Peak Housing Development takes large step forward toward approval

(City of West Kelowna)
The proposed program states that short-term rentals should only be permitted to operate out of single-detached homes. (Michael Rodriguez - Black Press Media)

West Kelowna’s proposed short-term rental program goes to public consultation

West Kelowna is looking to regulate short-term rentals in the city

The proposed program states that short-term rentals should only be permitted to operate out of single-detached homes. (Michael Rodriguez - Black Press Media)
West Kelowna and Kelowna all have light up activities occurring this weekend (file)

West Kelowna adapts 2020 holiday light up and skate events

The city will host a series of events so residents can enjoy while staying safe

West Kelowna and Kelowna all have light up activities occurring this weekend (file)
Residents should run their taps until cold before using their water. (Black Press file photo)

Boil water notice rescinded for Lakeview-Rose Valley system

Water quality is now good throughout the city, according to City of West Kelowna staff

Residents should run their taps until cold before using their water. (Black Press file photo)
West Kelowna City Hall on Cameron Road. (File photo)

Glenrosa Road reopens, upgrades complete

The $5.95 million project is finished

West Kelowna City Hall on Cameron Road. (File photo)
(Contributed - City of West Kelowna)

City of West Kelowna to consider endorsing Smith Creek project

Smith Creek neighbourhood plan proposes 900+ housing development on 154 hectares

(Contributed - City of West Kelowna)
A render of the proposed lighthouse at Goats Peak Winery. (Contributed)

Proposed 115-foot lighthouse at West Kelowna winery turning heads

If approved, this would serve as West Kelowna’s tallest building

A render of the proposed lighthouse at Goats Peak Winery. (Contributed)
West Kelowna council to consider bylaw to build and finance city hall building

West Kelowna council to consider bylaw to build and finance city hall building

The city is currently using the Mt. Boucherie Community Centre for city functions

West Kelowna council to consider bylaw to build and finance city hall building
Work on Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant progresses, boil water notices ensue

Work on Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant progresses, boil water notices ensue

Future work will require boil water notices, but those will be issued closer to the date

Work on Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant progresses, boil water notices ensue
Old Ferry Wharf Road. Google Maps.

UPDATE: Old Ferry Wharf Road reopens

The leak was first reported about 11:35 a.m., Friday

Old Ferry Wharf Road. Google Maps.
The Glenmore-McIver road improvement project is moving to its second stage. (Mabel Amber - Pixabay)

Glenrosa-McIver Road improvements move to Stage 2

Two detour changes are scheduled as work progresses

The Glenmore-McIver road improvement project is moving to its second stage. (Mabel Amber - Pixabay)
Peachland council is continuing to advocate for a bypass route as long-term solution to Highway 97 upgrade. (Contributed)

Peachland council divided over bypass delay response

Mayor Cindy Fortin and Coun. Keith Fielding clash over letter

Peachland council is continuing to advocate for a bypass route as long-term solution to Highway 97 upgrade. (Contributed)
Political dignitaries on hand for unveiling of new site acquired by the City of Kelowna to house the Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant. (File photo)

Rose Valley residents to receive information to finance water treatment plant

Residents will receive information on long-term borrowing

Political dignitaries on hand for unveiling of new site acquired by the City of Kelowna to house the Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant. (File photo)
Upgraded access for historic Peachland schoolhouse

Upgraded access for historic Peachland schoolhouse

The $350,000 project undertaken by Peachland Historic School Accessible Plaza Society

Upgraded access for historic Peachland schoolhouse
B.C.’s thriving mosquito population not a health hazard: Entomologist

B.C.’s thriving mosquito population not a health hazard: Entomologist

Minimal standing water can be prime breeding grounds for annoying insects

B.C.’s thriving mosquito population not a health hazard: Entomologist
The Rotary Trail parking lot will be temporarily closed starting on Monday, Aug. 17. (Mabel Amber - Pixabay)

Rotary Trail parking lot temporarily closed due to construction

Construction is set to start on Monday, Aug. 17

The Rotary Trail parking lot will be temporarily closed starting on Monday, Aug. 17. (Mabel Amber - Pixabay)
The City of West Kelowna’s road rehabilitation project is set to start on Aug. 17. (Mabel Amber - Pixabay)

Road rehabilitation program set to begin

The $1.3 million project is set to begin on Aug. 17

The City of West Kelowna’s road rehabilitation project is set to start on Aug. 17. (Mabel Amber - Pixabay)