Wade Paterson

Shannon Lake: Floating dock feedback wanted

If Shannon Lake residents are interested, they could have a new floating dock to enhance fishing in Shannon Lake Regional Park.

In this week's Close-up

Close-up: Catching World Cup fever

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup underway, reporter Wade Paterson checks in with local footy fans to see how they celebrate the tournament.

In this week's Close-up

Lions Club looks to fundraise for hall upgrades

The Westbank Lions Club is looking for the public's help to pay for much-needed community centre upgrades not covered by insurance.

The We Create Change Tour stopped at Mount Boucherie Senior Secondary in West Kelowna Friday.

We Create Change Tour stops in West Kelowna

The We Create Change Tour stopped at Mount Boucherie Senior Secondary Friday as part of its 10-week, 90-stop cross-Canada tour.

The We Create Change Tour stopped at Mount Boucherie Senior Secondary in West Kelowna Friday.
Cam Currie

Program prepares youth for employment

Three West Kelowna teenagers learned how to check vehicle brakes, tire air pressure and essential fluids Thursday morning.

Cam Currie
West Kelowna Mayor Doug Findlater says some of the benches installed on the recently improved Brown Road in Westbank Centre will be flipped around to face the street. The benches were originally placed to face the sidewalks to take attention off vehicle traffic.

Brown Road benches to be turned around

"Most people would rather look across, through traffic, at some of the landscaping, rather than look at a blank wall." - Doug Findlater

West Kelowna Mayor Doug Findlater says some of the benches installed on the recently improved Brown Road in Westbank Centre will be flipped around to face the street. The benches were originally placed to face the sidewalks to take attention off vehicle traffic.

Study to look at cost, benefits of Peachland bypass

The District of Peachland and MOTI are contributing funds to take a closer look at the possibility of a Highway 97 bypass around Peachland.

Variance approved despite deception

An attempt to "defraud the public process" didn't sway DWK council from approving a controversial variance request Tuesday.

ZipZone Adventure staff member Sietske Van Der Heyde climbs The Leap of Faith: The newest attraction at ZipZone in Peachland.

New Peachland attraction requires leap of faith

ZipZone Adventures' newest attraction has taken the fear of heights to a new level.

ZipZone Adventure staff member Sietske Van Der Heyde climbs The Leap of Faith: The newest attraction at ZipZone in Peachland.
Rita Milne

West Kelowna open house brings multiple issues under one roof

"The feedback from those who come is always excellent; they really like the format of so many different topics." - Mayor Doug Findlater

Rita Milne
RCMP are involved in an ongoing investigation regarding the forgery of a West Kelowna homeowner's signature by a local builder.

RCMP investigating forgery of homeowner’s signature

The builder who forged a West Kelowna homeowner's signature is at the centre of an RCMP investigation.

RCMP are involved in an ongoing investigation regarding the forgery of a West Kelowna homeowner's signature by a local builder.

Positive response for New Monaco development

There were very few complaints from those who attended a public hearing regarding Peachland's biggest development project to date.

West Kelowna council is reconsidering a building height variance it voted in favour of April 8 after a neighbouring property owner discovered his signature had been forged on a letter of support for the variance.

West Kelowna: Builder forges homeowner’s signature

General manager of Jazel Homes calls the situation 'a horrible nightmare'

West Kelowna council is reconsidering a building height variance it voted in favour of April 8 after a neighbouring property owner discovered his signature had been forged on a letter of support for the variance.
District of West Kelowna Coun. Gord Milsom will not seek re-election in this November's municipal election.

West Kelowna: Milsom won’t seek re-election

There will be at least one new face on District of West Kelowna council by the end of this year.

District of West Kelowna Coun. Gord Milsom will not seek re-election in this November's municipal election.
Students from École de l'Anse-au-sable are excited to be part of a canoe building project

First Nations history taught through canoe project

"It's getting the two cultures together and getting them to understand what our culture is and what it used to be."

Students from École de l'Anse-au-sable are excited to be part of a canoe building project
Cynthia Coates

Changes coming to curbside recycling program

There are new rules that will affect what residents can and can't put in their blue curbside recycling bins.

Cynthia Coates

Another West Kelowna big box store set to close

Staples Canada has confirmed West Kelowna's branch will be one of approximately 225 North American locations to close by the end of 2015.

Local men’s group replicates concept made popular in Australia

A local resident is trying to bring a men's group movement, which has grown substantially in Australia and New Zealand, to the Okanagan.

Students from Shannon Lake Elementary watch as a netted off portion of Shannon Lake is stocked with 900 rainbow trout Thursday morning.

Shannon Lake stocked with 900 rainbow trout

The annual stocking of the lake is part of the Regional District of the Central Okanagan's Go Fish program, which is in its eight year.

Students from Shannon Lake Elementary watch as a netted off portion of Shannon Lake is stocked with 900 rainbow trout Thursday morning.
Premier Christy Clark announces $1 million for additional paving on Westside Road in July 2013. Although Westside Road has received $10.3 million in improvements since 2008

2014 BCAA Worst Roads campaign voting opens

Two-time BCAA Worst Road defending champion Westside Road seems to be in the running for the infamous title yet again.

Premier Christy Clark announces $1 million for additional paving on Westside Road in July 2013. Although Westside Road has received $10.3 million in improvements since 2008