Paul Clarke

Kelowna’s year in review – July 2019

A look back at the biggest stories of the year in July

West Kelowna concrete plant destroyed in fire

Firefighters are using a ladder truck to fight the fire from above

UPDATE: Little potash spilled after derailment in B.C. lake: government spokesman

No one was injured, there were no fires and no railcars carrying dangerous goods were involved

Living Things Festival returns to Kelowna in the new year

There will be more than 18 boundary-pushing shows between Jan. 15 and Feb. 2.

100,000 passengers expected at Kelowna International Airport over the holidays

The busiest travel days of the season are from Dec. 20 to 29.

New executive director named for Canadian Home Builders Association Central Okanagan

Daniel Winer was named to the position on Dec. 16

Kelowna International Airport to invest $67M to expand terminal

It’s the largest capital investment in the airport’s 72-year history

Airplane lands safely at Kelowna International Airport

The airplane reportedly had engine troubles

Traffic moving again on William R. Bennett Bridge

Traffic was reduced to one lane this morning after a tree fell on Harvey Avenue

Trans-Canada now open east of Golden

The highway was closed overnight

WATCH: Eyewitness captures moment truck slams into Tim Hortons in Kelowna

A pickup truck crashed into the front a Tim Hortons in Rutland causing a small fire on Monday night

Eastbound lanes of Harvey Avenue closed after car crash

A mini-van and a car collided at the intersection of Dilworth and Harvey Avenue.

UPDATE: Furnace blamed for house fire in east Kelowna

The house suffered some smoke damage

UPDATE: 10 people displaced by house fire in Rutland

The house is located 195 Valleyview Road in Rutland

UPDATE: Trans-Canada Highway closure extended until 4 p.m. east of Revelstoke

The highway was closed after a head-on collision between trucks early Dec. 6

City of Kelowna defends removing material from homeless camp

Director of community safety says it’s a difficult, but necessary task

WATCH: Kelowna bylaw officers throwing away items belonging to homeless

The video, which was uploaded to Facebook on Dec. 4, has drawn the ire of many local residents

Brad Paisley to return to Penticton

He will perform on March 6 at South Okanagan Events Centre

West Kelowna residents voice their opposition to new fire hall

A private meeting was held on Thursday night to discuss the future site of a new fire hall

Airplane with landing gear issues lands safely at Kelowna International Airport

Reports indicate the plane had 78 people on board