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Three Central Okanagan youth-led projects receive United Way, Central Okanagan Foundation funding

The two organizations contributed $6,000 in grants to the three projects

Kelowna man sues Mountie, province after viral arrest

Tyler Russell alleged he is now suffering from PTSD and ongoing nightmares among others

Chapman Parkade rehabilitation project nearly finished

The fifth level of the parkade will be closed until June 24 as the project is completed

A day at Duggan's Farm
Kelowna woman tops international nail art competition
R.V. ablaze put out by Kelowna fire department
Highway 33 washout near Joe Rich

Firearms, illicit drugs, cash seized from West Kelowna homes

Police seized suspected fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine, three firearms, stun gun, thousands of dollars in cash

Moose takes a dip in Okanagan Lake near Peachland

A Peachland resident spotted a moose going for a quick swim near the shore on Tuesday morning

New washrooms, changeroom opening at Boyce-Gyro Park

The new facilities are scheduled to open on Thursday, June 18

Botched science demonstration results in $60K damage, Lake Country teacher’s transfer

George Elliot teacher transferred after volcano gone wrong, petition started for his return

Okanagan Mission Secondary student wins $100,000 UBC scholarship

‘Winning this award has definitely changed my life,’ said James Ropotar

Allegedly impaired driver removed from Kelowna roads

The man provided two breath samples to RCMP, both of which were more than three times the legal limit

Kelowna farmers could see water rates increase

The city is recommending an increase from the current $96 per acre a year for agricultural irrigation water to $120

Kelowna council confused, frustrated by report on future of e-scooters in the city

E-scooter sharing programs are currently out of operation due to the pandemic and city staff say they may not return for some time

Kelowna council green-lights Reid’s Corner shopping centre

The development will move forward to a public hearing in the coming weeks

Snow delays summer opening of Big White Ski Resort

“Mother nature is not finished with winter at Big White Ski Resort yet,” said resort vice president

Pump installed in downtown Kelowna due to high Okanagan Lake levels

Pump installed at the Water Street boat launch due to very high lake levels

Leave beach debris alone: City of Kelowna

Natural erosion protection provides a protective layer to the sands and gravels of the beachfront

West Kelowna reopens city hall to the public

The city encourages people to conduct business online as much as possible

UPDATE: Coldstream man reunited with stolen custom boat

Coldstream man, two Vernon businesses stung by major thefts Sunday, June 14

Full driver doors coming to Kelowna buses

A glass barrier will soon separate transit riders from transit drivers

Kelowna RCMP investigating display toilet pooper

It is not known whether the man wiped or washed his hands following the incident