Michael Rodriguez

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Kelowna fire crews quickly knock down blaze inside home

The fire was reported around 9:30 p.m. inside a suite attached large home

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Leighton Allen Labute faces charges of animal abuse and allegedly has a string of social media accounts depicting disturbing content.

Accused Kelowna hamster killer has trial date set for 2021

Leighton Labute’s three day trial is scheduled for Aug. 16, 2021

Leighton Allen Labute faces charges of animal abuse and allegedly has a string of social media accounts depicting disturbing content.
(File)

Kelowna Chamber announces Business Excellence Awards winners

In a year plagued by economic turmoil, the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce honoured local businesses’ resilience

(File)
A rendering of the proposed development at the intersection of Leon Avenue and Water Street. (Contributed)

Massive Leon Ave development coming back to Kelowna council

The towers would stand at 24, 28 and 42 storeys, the largest of which would be the tallest building in the city

A rendering of the proposed development at the intersection of Leon Avenue and Water Street. (Contributed)
The Stuart Park ice rink in January 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna’s Stuart Park outdoor ice rink opening delayed

Recent provincial health orders have again shifted the city’s strategy regarding the popular rink

The Stuart Park ice rink in January 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Hazardous materials response unit at Ivy Hall investigating a suspicious substance. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

UPDATE: Hazmat deems envelope filled with ‘suspicious substance’ near UBCO non-hazardous

Crews are securing and isolating the area in which the envelope was opened in the lobby of an apartment building

Hazardous materials response unit at Ivy Hall investigating a suspicious substance. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Central Okanagan Public Schools administration office in Kelowna. (File photo)

COVID-19 confirmed in 5 more Central Okanagan schools

All people who tested positive for the virus are self isolating at home

Central Okanagan Public Schools administration office in Kelowna. (File photo)
“Flower” was installed outside Interior Health’s downtown Kelowna Community Health & Services Centre on Wednesday, Nov. 25.(Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

New public art installation unveiled in downtown Kelowna

The piece, called Flower, sits in front of Interior Health’s Community Health & Services Centre on Doyle Avenue

“Flower” was installed outside Interior Health’s downtown Kelowna Community Health & Services Centre on Wednesday, Nov. 25.(Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Ebus. (Contributed)

Ebus opening new location in downtown Kelowna

The company will continue to serve its YLW and West Kelowna stops

Ebus. (Contributed)
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

UPDATE: Garage on Lakeshore Road burns to the ground, blaze deemed suspicious

Fire crews responded to the scene just after 4:30 p.m.

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna council allocates $8M provincial COVID-19 grant

$5.4 million will be applied to the city’s preliminary 2021 budget

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Masks are now officially mandatory in all City of Campbell River facilities. (Black Press File Photo)

Interior Health reports 49 new COVID-19 cases overnight

302 cases remain active; two in hospital

Masks are now officially mandatory in all City of Campbell River facilities. (Black Press File Photo)
McDonald’s at 155 Hollywood Road N in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Rutland McDonald’s reopens after closure due to COVID-19 exposure

The restaurant shut down on Monday for a thorough cleaning and sanitization after a staff member tested positive for the virus

McDonald’s at 155 Hollywood Road N in Kelowna. (Contributed)
(City of Kelowna)

Kelowna council quashes welcome sign proposal

Council struck down the proposed sign along Highway 97 after deeming it leaned more artistic than welcoming

(City of Kelowna)
A member of the Okanagan Mission Secondary School community has tested positive for COVID-19. (Google Maps)

Another COVID-19 case confirmed at Okanagan Mission Secondary school

Interior Health has confirmed a member of the school community tested positive for the virus

A member of the Okanagan Mission Secondary School community has tested positive for COVID-19. (Google Maps)
A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)

Contentious Kelowna Costco relocation moved to public hearing

Costco looking to move less than a kilometre away to build a larger store with more parking, gas bar

A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)
A woman being arrested at a Kelowna Value Village after refusing to wear a mask on Nov. 22.(@Jules50278750/Twitter)

VIDEO: Woman arrested at Kelowna Value Village after refusing to wear mask, leave

RCMP claims the woman was uncooperative with officers, striking them a number of times and screaming

A woman being arrested at a Kelowna Value Village after refusing to wear a mask on Nov. 22.(@Jules50278750/Twitter)
Bean Scene North at 1399 Ellis Street in Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Anti-maskers yell at Kelowna café-owner who was holding her baby

Three maskless men entered Bean Scene North on Saturday afternoon looking for an argument, owner says

Bean Scene North at 1399 Ellis Street in Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Jason Townsend, wearing his Kelowna prospect patches. (Jason Townsend Facebook photo)

Trial dates set for two alleged Kelowna Hells Angels associates

Jason Townsend and Colin Michael Bayley will each stand trial on separate matters in May 2021

Jason Townsend, wearing his Kelowna prospect patches. (Jason Townsend Facebook photo)
Gary Brown Sr. (Contributed - West Kelowna Warriors)

West Kelowna Warriors honour late super-fan

The Warriors renamed its Fan of the Year award after devoted fan Gary Brown Sr. died last week

Gary Brown Sr. (Contributed - West Kelowna Warriors)