Local News

UBCO sociology class calls on Kelowna Chiefs to change “derogatory” name

The sociology class sent an email to the media yesterday afternoon

Formerly homeless woman speaks on need for affordable housing in Kelowna

After spending three years on the streets, Rhea Montpetit is working as a paralegal in Vancouver

Kelowna teenager advocates to stop food waste

Online petition started by Justin Kulik influencing national food policy debate

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Seniors falling growing burden on health care costs
Police incident in Kelowna's Rutland
Solidarity with Postal Workers and the Right to Strike
Police take down suspect at Kelowna home

Lake Country applies for $100,000 to mitigate wildfire risk

The district has applied for grants to mitigate the risk of fire in its community

Former Okanagan woman receives Rhodes Scholarship

Linda Worden is one of 11 Canadians to receive the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Second power line for West Kelowna delayed to 2025

West Kelowna council to write to B.C. Hydro board urging construction sooner

Kelowna residents to carry torch for Canada Winter Games

The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay will be held tomorrow in Stuart Park

Public asked to give feedback for Lake Country health hub

A feasibility study is currently underway for a health centre in the district

Trustees push again to replace Rutland Middle School

Central Okanagan school board argues funding case in letter to Education Minister Rob Fleming

City ready to tear down Kelowna’s former RCMP building

The now gutted building on Doyle Avenue will be demolished before the end of December

Kelowna city workers prepare for Christmas Light Up

Workers put together a tree, prepared the skating rink and more Wednesday

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce likes what it heard in city public safety report

Chamber president says report by former RCMP superintendent reiterates its members concerns

Rental vacancy rates increase in Kelowna along with price

Vacancy rates have increased in the Central Okanagan, but so has the price

Temporary farm workers using Kelowna homeless shelter

Farm workers are using the Gospel Mission for food

Kelowna Corrections Officer honoured with medal

Kevin Roberts, with Kelowna Community Corrections, earns Corrections Exemplary Service Medal

Kelowna urged to lobby for return of RCMP auxiliaries

City had 64 auxiliaries who put in 11,000 hours of service per year before program suspended

Kelowna shelter still searching for place to house homeless

Inn from the Cold will close for the season Dec. 31, displacing residents

Central Okanagan Regional District fixing damage to Kalamoir Regional Park

Park on west side of Okanagan Lake damaged by nearby watermain break