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Extreme weather shelters coming to Kelowna

The province will open 1,355 temporary shelters and 820 extreme weather response spaces this winter

Students, teachers loving outdoor classroom space in Lake Country

Ecole Peter Greer Elementary students and teachers enjoying new space at Clearwater Park

Kelowna mayor proud of his first year in office after re-election despite community pushback

Basran said he was proud of council’s ‘long term vision’ for Kelowna, despite divisive feedback

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19th Tiny Tim Charity Toy Breakfast

Kelowna’s Sun-Rype Products purchased by Quebec company for $80M

Quebec’s Lassonde Industries acquired the local fruit snack manufacturer from the Jim Pattison Group

Council approves controversial new development fee

The amended DCC will see an extra $7,180 paid by developers on every new residential condo or home

Former Kelowna social worker sued again for allegedly stealing from foster children

Multiple suits have been filed against Robert Riley Saunders in the past year

Burger gluttony: Revelstoke Review tackles the burger challenge

Holidays and the propane leak almost squashed the attempt. Regardless, the tasters soldiers on

Car crash at Predator Ridge near Vernon

Two vehicles involved in 8 a.m. collision

‘Bridge to nowhere’: Kelowna council dismisses second bridge over Okanagan Lake for incremental approach

City report stated a second bridge and freeway would cost ‘well in excess’ of $1 billion

Temperatures expected to plunge in Kelowna, hit near record lows

The temperature is expected to hit -8 C tonight and remain cold throughout the week

Man arrested after BC Ferries worker assaulted on board vessel in Tsawwassen

The company has ‘a zero tolerance policy for abuse of its employees,” says BC Ferries vice president

Thirteen-storey condo tower, community threatre proposed for old Kelowna RCMP site

The city is offering the property in an 80-year lease that is expected to net $6.5 million

Forty per cent of sexual assaults in Kelowna deemed ‘unfounded’ in 2018

Thirty-five out of 88 sexual assault reports were unfounded, according to Statistics Canada

Vernon cold case murder pre-trial continues in Kelowna

Paramjit Singh Bogarh is accused of killing his wife in Vernon on New Year’s Eve 1986

Former Kelowna MP ‘not ruling out’ running for B.C. Liberal leadership

Stephen Fuhr isn’t thinking about it now but is not ruling out a move to provincial politics

Kelowna Realtor suspended by Century 21 after calling Albertans ‘cry babies’

‘Our brokerage has suspended Mr. Houghton and he is no longer a registered Realtor with our firm.’

Kelowna Flightcraft nearly plunges Flair Airlines in contract dispute

A court mandate saved the budget airline from going out of business in “approximately 10 days”