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City of Kelowna to host public engagement sessions on future planning

The city is taking feedback on the direction of the OCP, the TMP and the 20-year Servicing Plan

Lake Country Fire Department called to electrical fire

Residents of the Lake Country Lofts were evacuated promptly

  • Sep 17, 2019

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce criticizes new development fee

New fee to build public parks could hurt millennial families trying to buy a new house or condo

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‘Alice’ the Doberman needs a home

The BC SPCA is looking for the perfect foster home candidate

‘Fantastic’ redevelopment of former industrial site pleases Kelowna city council

Councillors offer rare rave reviews of two planned office/commercial buildings

Kelowna city council green lights new park charge

City wants to introduce a new development cost charge to create new parks

Kelowna boy returns to school after recovering from possible Xanax OD

RCMP investigation found the drug to be a form of benzodiazepine, commonly known as Valium or Xanax

UPDATE: Missing West Kelowna resident found

Kasey-Anne Balaberda was reported missing on Sept. 15

Kelowna man sentenced to 35 years for the murder of wife and daughters

This marks the first time in B.C. that consecutive sentences will be handed down for somebody convicted of multiple murders

Renovations underway for Tim Hortons at Kelowna International Airport

The Tim’s will remain open through the renovations but with a reduced menu

Gruesome details of Kelowna mother and daughters’ murder heard in court

Forman didn’t want his daughters to ‘grow up in a world where daddy had killed mommy’

Kelowna classroom where child allegedly overdosed re-opens after cleaning

An 8-year-old was unresponsive and unable to walk after ingesting an unknown substance at school.

Unsecure wheelbarrow causes motorcycle crash in West Kelowna

One person injured in a motorcycle crash in West Kelowna.

Okanagan brothers recognized with medals of bravery for saving four from drowning in 2013

The two brothers saved four from drowning after they were swept into the rough waters of Wood Lake.

SD23 busing situation ‘not sorted out yet’: school board

Students walking long distances to school, across highways and in locations with no sidewalks

Kelowna shopping mall shrinking slightly

Renovations to Orchard Park Shopping Centre will see it lose about 14,000-square-feet of retail space

Milkcrate Records to close at the end of the month

The venue and record shop has presented close to 400 shows over its eight years in Kelowna

Upgrading future vision for Mission Creek Park

Public asked for input on future amenities for iconic Kelowna park

‘It hasn’t gone well’: Kelowna Mayor on speculation tax

‘How were we selected? Why were some selected while others weren’t?’ asked Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran

Government costs put thousands out of work in forestry: Kelowna Chamber of Commerce

The Kelowna Chamber is “extremely concerned” about rising costs within the forestry industry