Phil McLachlan

Big White Ski Resort pictured on Feb. 26. (Big White Ski Resort)

No new COVID-19 cases at Big White in past week: IH

No more cases have been detected since IH’s last Big White Mountai update, Feb. 19

Big White Ski Resort pictured on Feb. 26. (Big White Ski Resort)
(Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News/FILE)

First death tied to COVID-19 outbreak at KGH

The outbreak was first announced on Monday, Feb. 22

(Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News/FILE)
A puppy stolen from a West Kelowna residence has been reunited with its family. (Kelowna RCMP)

Stolen puppy reunited with West Kelowna family

A happy ending; puppy stolen from West Kelowna vehicle found in Kelowna, returned to family

A puppy stolen from a West Kelowna residence has been reunited with its family. (Kelowna RCMP)
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Kelowna’s top cop removing barriers for women in the force

Kara Triance’s journey to becoming a police chief was not without its challenges

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Team BC participating at the 2020 Brier in Ontario. (Michael Burns Photography)

Kelowna curler prepares for battle ahead of 10th Brier appearance

Rick Sawatsky, shooting lead for Team BC, said the 2021 Brier will be unlike any other

Team BC participating at the 2020 Brier in Ontario. (Michael Burns Photography)
Team BC participating at the 2020 Brier in Ontario. (Michael Burns Photography)

Kelowna curler prepares for battle ahead of 10th Brier appearance

Rick Sawatsky, shooting lead for Team BC, said the 2021 Brier will be unlike any other

Team BC participating at the 2020 Brier in Ontario. (Michael Burns Photography)
(Phil McLachlan - Black Press file)

Enderby man prohibited from driving after colliding into Kelowna bus stop

Vehicle was towed, 35-year-old man served 24-hour driving prohibition

(Phil McLachlan - Black Press file)
Highway 5 pictured at Zopkios Southbound, Feb. 25 morning. (DriveBC)

Winter storm warning issued for Coquihalla, Highway 3

Up to 30 cm of snow expected by Friday (Feb. 26) morning

Highway 5 pictured at Zopkios Southbound, Feb. 25 morning. (DriveBC)
A nurse performs a test on a patient at a drive-in COVID-19 clinic in Montreal, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

30 new COVID-19 cases, five more deaths in Interior Health

This brings the total number of cases to 7,271 since testing began

A nurse performs a test on a patient at a drive-in COVID-19 clinic in Montreal, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)
West Kelowna City Hall on Cameron Road. (File photo)

Rose Valley water treatment facility to cost less than planned

The contract of $45.1 million was awarded to developer Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd .

West Kelowna City Hall on Cameron Road. (File photo)
Project rendering of Hadgraft Wilson Place (CNW Group/Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)

68-unit affordable housing complex coming downtown Kelowna

The six-storey complex located on Fuller Ave is set to be completed by fall 2022

Project rendering of Hadgraft Wilson Place (CNW Group/Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Demolition of Bargain Shop downtown Kelowna clears way for big development

Bernard Block will encompass two residential towers, commercial tower, street-facing businesses

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
UBC Okanagan students are among the most food insecure in Canada, according to a new study by UBC. 
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

UBCO students among most food insecure in Canada

42.3 per cent either can’t properly feed themselves, or are worried they will soon run out of money

UBC Okanagan students are among the most food insecure in Canada, according to a new study by UBC. 
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
City of West Kelowna staff are recommending a flat rate increase of between eight and 11 per cent for West Kelowna water users to help meet financial needs. (File)

West Kelowna residents could face 8 to 11 per cent water rate increase

Staff say delaying the rate increase will cause loss of $500k, cause further increases down the road

City of West Kelowna staff are recommending a flat rate increase of between eight and 11 per cent for West Kelowna water users to help meet financial needs. (File)
A crash in the value of development applications in Kelowna last year has flipped, according to a new report to council by City of Kelowna director of planning and development services, Ryan Smith. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News/FILE)

Value of Kelowna developments now skyrocketing following 2020 crash

A crash in the value of development applications in Kelowna last year has flipped

A crash in the value of development applications in Kelowna last year has flipped, according to a new report to council by City of Kelowna director of planning and development services, Ryan Smith. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News/FILE)
(Joshuashearn/Wikimedia Commons)

Central Okanagan mayors mum on local handgun regulations introduced by feds

Although brief, Mayor Basran did express concern at ‘downloading’ responsibility to municipalities

(Joshuashearn/Wikimedia Commons)
(GoFundMe)

Community rallies behind Kelowna teen in need of service dog

Over $4,000 raised in a day for Jamison, who struggles from a variety of mental health challenges

(GoFundMe)
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2020, file photo, Heather Brown, right, is tested for COVID-19 at a new walk-up testing site at Seattle’s Chief Sealth High School. The COVID-19 pandemic was Washington state’s top story for 2020. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

One new COVID-19 case detected in Big White cluster: IH

Of the total 237 cases, 226 people have since recovered

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2020, file photo, Heather Brown, right, is tested for COVID-19 at a new walk-up testing site at Seattle’s Chief Sealth High School. The COVID-19 pandemic was Washington state’s top story for 2020. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
(Contributed/School District 23)

‘Courageous’ Central Okanagan students tackle topics of equity, anti-racism

Students participate in Harmony Day for 14th year in a row

(Contributed/School District 23)
West Kelowna Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire, last night. (Contributed/Dave Ogilvie)

West Kelowna fire crews tackle structure fire reportedly caused by candle

Fire started in basement, crews were able to prevent it from spreading upstairs

West Kelowna Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire, last night. (Contributed/Dave Ogilvie)