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Kelowna city council has adopted an implementation plan for B.C.’s new residential construction Energy Step Code. (Capital News files)

Kelowna taking “steps” to address climate change

City adopts implementation plan for provincial Energy Step Code for residential construction

Kelowna city council has adopted an implementation plan for B.C.’s new residential construction Energy Step Code. (Capital News files)
The city wants to add land to the airport that is currently in the Central Okanagan Regional District. (Capital News file)

Kelowna wants to grow slightly in size

City wants to add land adjacent to the airport into its boundary

The city wants to add land to the airport that is currently in the Central Okanagan Regional District. (Capital News file)
Interior view of the mobile drug overdose services clinic offered in an RV by Interior Health in Kelowna. (contributed-IHA)

Mobile safe injection unit in Kelowna breaks down

Problems with mobile supervised drug consumption RV prompts IH to set up temporary site

Interior view of the mobile drug overdose services clinic offered in an RV by Interior Health in Kelowna. (contributed-IHA)
Update: Kelowna council forwards expansion of rules for short-term accommodation to public hearing

Update: Kelowna council forwards expansion of rules for short-term accommodation to public hearing

City staff recommend rules to allow short-term rentals in secondary suites and carriage houses

Update: Kelowna council forwards expansion of rules for short-term accommodation to public hearing
A house fire in the Trader’s Cover area on the west side of Okanagan Lake Wednesday evening has left a family of five homeless and with nothing. Now a GoFundMe campaign has started to help them.

GoFundMe campaign to help family who lost home in fire

Family of five lost everything in Wednesday night blaze, including their pet dog

A house fire in the Trader’s Cover area on the west side of Okanagan Lake Wednesday evening has left a family of five homeless and with nothing. Now a GoFundMe campaign has started to help them.
Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle told Kelowna city council treatment is needed for dug addicts if crime is to decrease into city. (Capital News file)

Kelowna’s top cop predicts crime could get worse before it gets better in the city

Insp. Brent Mundle says without more treatment for drug addicts, crime will increase

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle told Kelowna city council treatment is needed for dug addicts if crime is to decrease into city. (Capital News file)
An artist’s rendition of what the reconfigured former Sears store in Orchard Park Shopping Centre in Kelowna will look like. (contributed)

Kelowna’s Orchard Park Shopping Centre to reconfigure former Sears space

Part of the now vacant store will be demolished to create more parking and two more stores

An artist’s rendition of what the reconfigured former Sears store in Orchard Park Shopping Centre in Kelowna will look like. (contributed)
Kelowna city council approved its 2019 budget Monday, which includes a 4.1 per cent municipal tax increase for property owners. (Capital News file)

Kelowna city council hikes infrastructure levy in 2019 budget

Controversial levy now accounts for 2.27 per cent of the planned 4.1 per cent tax hike

Kelowna city council approved its 2019 budget Monday, which includes a 4.1 per cent municipal tax increase for property owners. (Capital News file)
The City of Kelowna’s new rules for short-term accommodation rentals will kick in April 23. (Airbnb)

Kelowna finally ready to allow short-term rentals

New rules allowing short-term accommodation services such as Airbnb will kick in April 23

The City of Kelowna’s new rules for short-term accommodation rentals will kick in April 23. (Airbnb)
Kelowna city council will review a survey about perceptions of crime at its meeting on Monday. (Capital News file)

Survey says: Crime concern growing in Kelowna

City sanctioned survey shows sense of safey drops at night

Kelowna city council will review a survey about perceptions of crime at its meeting on Monday. (Capital News file)
Tracy Gray (left) and Renee Wasylyk are vying for the Conservative nomination in Kelowna-Lake Country. (Capital News file)

Kelowna-Lake Country Conservatives ready to vote

A federal Tory candidate will be selected for the riding Saturday

Tracy Gray (left) and Renee Wasylyk are vying for the Conservative nomination in Kelowna-Lake Country. (Capital News file)
Former Kelowna top cop, retired RCMP Supt. Bill McKinnon presented his report on how to make city street safe to council in November. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)

Kelowna finally responds to downtown crime report

Four months after former top cop submits recommendations, city hall responds

Former Kelowna top cop, retired RCMP Supt. Bill McKinnon presented his report on how to make city street safe to council in November. (Alistair Waters-Capital News)
Tracy Gray (left) and Renee Wasylyk are vying for the Conservative nomination in Kelowna-Lake Country. (Capital News file)

Kelowna-Lake Country Conservatives ready to vote

A federal Tory candidate will be selected for the riding Saturday

Tracy Gray (left) and Renee Wasylyk are vying for the Conservative nomination in Kelowna-Lake Country. (Capital News file)
Feds forgive WFN self-government negotiation debt

Feds forgive WFN self-government negotiation debt

Westbank First Nation spent 10 years negotiating self-government with Ottawa

Feds forgive WFN self-government negotiation debt
Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle. (Capital News file)

Kelowna urged to look at its police resources

City staff recommend a new five-year police resourcing plan be completed

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle. (Capital News file)
An artist’s impression of what Sutherland Avenue would look like in the Capri-Landmark plan. (City of Kelowna)

Kelowna council to consider endorsing controversial development plan

Businesses oppose Capri-Landmark Urban Centre Plan’s call to extend Sutherland Avenue

An artist’s impression of what Sutherland Avenue would look like in the Capri-Landmark plan. (City of Kelowna)
Tracy Gray and Renee Wasylyk are vying for the Conservative Party riding nomination in Kelowna-Lake Country. (Capital News File)

Kelowna-Lake Country Conservative candidate forum remains one-woman show

Constituency nomination candidate Renee Wasylyk says she’ll attend even if her opponent Tracy Gray does not

Tracy Gray and Renee Wasylyk are vying for the Conservative Party riding nomination in Kelowna-Lake Country. (Capital News File)
Recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada last fall but Kelowna city council is just now getting round to considering rezoning properties to allow retail sales. (Capital News file)

Kelowna council gives green light to cannabis shop rezonings

Seven rezoning applications for cannabis retail stores on council’s agenda Monday

Recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada last fall but Kelowna city council is just now getting round to considering rezoning properties to allow retail sales. (Capital News file)
Tracy Gray and Renee Wasylyk are vying for the Conservative nomination in Kelowna-Lake Country. (Capital News file)

Update: Gray questions legality of Tory nomination forum

Candidate cites ‘multiple’ legal opinions saying event contravenes Elections Act

Tracy Gray and Renee Wasylyk are vying for the Conservative nomination in Kelowna-Lake Country. (Capital News file)
Recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada last fall but Kelowna city council is just now getting round to considering rezoning properties to allow retail sales. (Capital News file)

Kelowna council ready to consider pot shop rezonings

Seven rezoning applications for cannabis retail stores on council’s agenda Monday

Recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada last fall but Kelowna city council is just now getting round to considering rezoning properties to allow retail sales. (Capital News file)