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Mexican citizen pleads guilty to smuggling meth into Canada

Armando Esparza-Ochoa was caught trying to smuggle meth into Canada near Osoyoos in September 2018

Fireworks allegedly shot at Kelowna homeless encampment

Vulgarities were also allegedly thrown at those camping on Leon Avenue by club-goers

Government-run pot shop proposed for Rutland

School district is concerned the proposed location is too close to an elementary school

Downtown Kelowna street parking could be free on Saturdays in December

City staff is seeking council’s approval for complimentary parking during the holiday season

Kelowna International Airport wants to increase its fees for infrastructure projects

The $5 hike would help it complete $220 million worth of projects by the end of 2029

VIDEO: RCMP evict homeless people camping on Leon Avenue

People experiencing homelessness were given ‘10 minutes’ to vacate the camp on Leon Avenue

Extreme weather shelters coming to Kelowna

The province will open 1,355 temporary shelters and 820 extreme weather response spaces this winter

Students, teachers loving outdoor classroom space in Lake Country

Ecole Peter Greer Elementary students and teachers enjoying new space at Clearwater Park

Kelowna mayor proud of his first year in office after re-election despite community pushback

Basran said he was proud of council’s ‘long term vision’ for Kelowna, despite divisive feedback

Kelowna’s Sun-Rype Products purchased by Quebec company for $80M

Quebec’s Lassonde Industries acquired the local fruit snack manufacturer from the Jim Pattison Group

Two vehicle collision slows traffic on Highway 97

No injuries have been reported on the scene.

Council approves controversial new development fee

The amended DCC will see an extra $7,180 paid by developers on every new residential condo or home

Former Kelowna social worker sued again for allegedly stealing from foster children

Multiple suits have been filed against Robert Riley Saunders in the past year

Kelowna fire crews knock down fire at former school board

Kelowna fire crews were called to the scene just before 11 a.m. Tuesday

‘Bridge to nowhere’: Kelowna council dismisses second bridge over Okanagan Lake for incremental approach

City report stated a second bridge and freeway would cost ‘well in excess’ of $1 billion

Temperatures expected to plunge in Kelowna, hit near record lows

The temperature is expected to hit -8 C tonight and remain cold throughout the week

Thirteen-storey condo tower, community threatre proposed for old Kelowna RCMP site

The city is offering the property in an 80-year lease that is expected to net $6.5 million

Forty per cent of sexual assaults in Kelowna deemed ‘unfounded’ in 2018

Thirty-five out of 88 sexual assault reports were unfounded, according to Statistics Canada

Vernon man dead in Thursday morning rollover in Lake Country

The man was pronounced dead on the scene

Second bridge across Okanagan Lake ‘unlikely’ because of $1 billion price tag

Highway 33 extension plans are being scaled back due to cost