Alistair Waters

Revelers at the 2019 Innkeeper’s Gala at the Eldorado Hotel in Kelowna Nov. 16. (Neil Slattery Photography)

Kelowna innkeeper’s fundraiser hits $1 million mark

This year’s Innkeeper’s Gala raises $84,080, pushing 30-year total to more than $1 million

Revelers at the 2019 Innkeeper’s Gala at the Eldorado Hotel in Kelowna Nov. 16. (Neil Slattery Photography)
Susan Brown, appointed president and CEO of Interior Health in October 2018, is the top public sector wage earner in the Central Okanagan, receiving a total of $349,751 in the past year. (file)

Health and education leaders top list of public sector wage earners in Central Okanagan

The heads of Interior Health and UBC Okanagan each received more than $300,000 last year

Susan Brown, appointed president and CEO of Interior Health in October 2018, is the top public sector wage earner in the Central Okanagan, receiving a total of $349,751 in the past year. (file)
Waters: Homeless protest magnifies the problem in Kelowna

Waters: Homeless protest magnifies the problem in Kelowna

Work is being done to address homelessness but results re not coming fast enough for many

Waters: Homeless protest magnifies the problem in Kelowna
Sharon Sander and Tamsen Cruikshank admire the decorated Christmas trees at the annual Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Festival of Trees opening night in 2018. (file photo)

West Kelowna winery’s Festival of Trees returns

The fundraiser for the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation will return for a third year Nov. 22.

Sharon Sander and Tamsen Cruikshank admire the decorated Christmas trees at the annual Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Festival of Trees opening night in 2018. (file photo)
Ebus passengers are welcomed to Kelowna at the bus lines Kelonwa International Airport stop on Friday, Nov. 1. The service, linking Kelowna with Kamloops, Salmon Arm and Vancouver, started Oct. 31, 2018. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)

Ebus service celebrates one year in operation

Long-haul bus service between southern Interior and Lower Mainland growing says company official

Ebus passengers are welcomed to Kelowna at the bus lines Kelonwa International Airport stop on Friday, Nov. 1. The service, linking Kelowna with Kamloops, Salmon Arm and Vancouver, started Oct. 31, 2018. (Alistair Waters - Black Press Media)
More than 430 people showed up Wednesday night to public hearing on the Blackmun Bay project proposed for the Casa Loma area of West Kelowna. Most were opposed to the huge project that would see four nine-storey building and a marina build. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)

West Kelowna residents speak out against large proposed development

Hundreds show up at a public hearing on the Blackmun Bay project and urge council to reject it

More than 430 people showed up Wednesday night to public hearing on the Blackmun Bay project proposed for the Casa Loma area of West Kelowna. Most were opposed to the huge project that would see four nine-storey building and a marina build. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)
Well-known Kelowna developer, Al Stober, dies

Well-known Kelowna developer, Al Stober, dies

Al Stober, whose Landmark Centre development spawned new town centre in the city, passes away at 88.

Well-known Kelowna developer, Al Stober, dies
Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Kelowna-Lake Country candidate Stephen Fuhr’s office in Kelowna last Friday. (Alistair Waters - Capital News)

Chretien says Trudeau has handled blackface issue properly

Former Liberal prime minister’s advice for Trudeau—move on

Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Kelowna-Lake Country candidate Stephen Fuhr’s office in Kelowna last Friday. (Alistair Waters - Capital News)
The names of each year’s Kelowna Civic and Community Award winners are displayed in Stuart Park downtown. (contributed)

Kelowna looking for civic awards committee members

Seven positions are up fro grabs on the Civic and Community Awards steering committee

The names of each year’s Kelowna Civic and Community Award winners are displayed in Stuart Park downtown. (contributed)
Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistairs Waters)

Jean Chretien in Kelowna Friday to support Liberal candidates

Former prime minister is in the Okanagan today to support local Liberal candidates

Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien was seen shaking hands with Liberal supporters at Stephen Fuhr’s candidate office in Kelowna on Friday. (Alistairs Waters)
An artist rendition of the planned new buildings for the for B.C. Tree Fruits packing house site on Clement Avenue. (contributed)

‘Fantastic’ redevelopment of former industrial site pleases Kelowna city council

Councillors offer rare rave reviews of two planned office/commercial buildings

An artist rendition of the planned new buildings for the for B.C. Tree Fruits packing house site on Clement Avenue. (contributed)
Waters: Kelowna-Lake County Tory taking the high road…for now

Waters: Kelowna-Lake County Tory taking the high road…for now

Tracy Gray leaves criticism of her Liberal opponent to party leader Andrew Scheer

Waters: Kelowna-Lake County Tory taking the high road…for now
Kelowna city council has approved moving ahead with a new development cost charge to help pay for the development of future parks. (Capital News file)

Kelowna city council green lights new park charge

City wants to introduce a new development cost charge to create new parks

Kelowna city council has approved moving ahead with a new development cost charge to help pay for the development of future parks. (Capital News file)
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and his wife Jill (right) chat with two-year-old Max Pahlke and his mom and dad Angela and Clint during an election campaign stop in Beasley Park in Lake Country Monday morning. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)

Conservative leader stops in Lake Country

Andrew Scheer says he would bring back two child-focused tax credits cut by the Liberals

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer and his wife Jill (right) chat with two-year-old Max Pahlke and his mom and dad Angela and Clint during an election campaign stop in Beasley Park in Lake Country Monday morning. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)
An artist’s rendition of what the reconfigured former Sears department store in Orchard Park Shopping Centre’s north wing will look like. (contributed)

Kelowna shopping mall shrinking slightly

Renovations to Orchard Park Shopping Centre will see it lose about 14,000-square-feet of retail space

An artist’s rendition of what the reconfigured former Sears department store in Orchard Park Shopping Centre’s north wing will look like. (contributed)
Waters: Looking back to get ahead as election campaign kicks off

Waters: Looking back to get ahead as election campaign kicks off

Federal leaders focus on the past as they look to the future

Waters: Looking back to get ahead as election campaign kicks off
Kelowna residents living south of Mission Creek are currently not allowed to water laws and gardens and face Stage 4 watering restrictions. (contributed)

Taps turned off for all but basic water use in south Kelowna

Stage 4 water restrictions allow for only drinking, cooking and sanitary purposes

Kelowna residents living south of Mission Creek are currently not allowed to water laws and gardens and face Stage 4 watering restrictions. (contributed)
Kyleen Myrah, co-chair of Kelowna’s Journey Home Society. (contributed)

Journey Home co-chair reacts to executive director’s planned departure

Kyleen Myrah says a different skill set will be needed by Gaelene Askland’s replacement

Kyleen Myrah, co-chair of Kelowna’s Journey Home Society. (contributed)
Gaelene Askland has quit as Journey Home Society executive director after six months on the job. (Capital News file)

Kelowna’s Journey Home executive director quits

Gaylene Askland was on the job for just six months, leading the city’s strategy to fight homelessness

Gaelene Askland has quit as Journey Home Society executive director after six months on the job. (Capital News file)
Maxine DeHart (left) received the United Way Southern Interior BC Community Distinction Award from Marianne Dahl, marketing and events manger of United Way Southern Interior BC. Monday night. (Alistair Waters-Black Press Media)

United Way recognizes Maxine DeHart

Architect of hugely successful drive-thru fundraising breakfast given Community Distinction Award

Maxine DeHart (left) received the United Way Southern Interior BC Community Distinction Award from Marianne Dahl, marketing and events manger of United Way Southern Interior BC. Monday night. (Alistair Waters-Black Press Media)