City Council

Kelowna councillor Charlie Hodge. (City of Kelowna/screenshot)

Kelowna city councillor apologizes for ‘inappropriate comment’ made at public hearing

Charlie Hodge made the comment during a public hearing Nov. 15.

 

Conceptual rendering of apartment building proposed for Highway 33 and Barber Road. (City of Kelowna)

Apartment planned for Highway 33 in Kelowna geared to students and young couples

Alberta-based MTA Architecture is proposing a six-storey, 161-unit building

 

.The facility is still dealing with lingering effects of the pandemic that have affected its finances. (Black Press file photo)

Fees at Kelowna’s H2O rec centre going up in the new year

A five per cent increase for memberships in January with drop-in fees going up in July

 

The has city partnered with Central Okanagan Public Schools and Surrey-based Safer Schools Together on a youth gang reduction initiative. (Black Press file photo)

City of Kelowna seeks to steer youth away from ‘gang life’

Recent Public Safety Canada funding will help develop a gang reduction strategy

The has city partnered with Central Okanagan Public Schools and Surrey-based Safer Schools Together on a youth gang reduction initiative. (Black Press file photo)
Peachland council is looking at limiting building heights along its popular Beach Avenue to three-storeys. (District of Peachland)

Peachland council wants all of Beach Avenue considered for building height limits

Peachland council is now looking at limiting building heights along the entire…

Peachland council is looking at limiting building heights along its popular Beach Avenue to three-storeys. (District of Peachland)
Conceptual rendering of housing development planned along Highway 97 in Peachland. (District of Peachland)

Developer asked to reconsider housing project on Highway 97 in Peachland

Traffic concerns and ‘best use of property’ concerns for council.

Conceptual rendering of housing development planned along Highway 97 in Peachland. (District of Peachland)
The property at Bernard Avenue and Noble Court has been the site of a church and a daycare. (Google Maps)

Rental-only building planned for Kelowna’s Bernard Avenue

A 150-unit building, with townhomes to be built at the corner of Bernard and Noble Court

The property at Bernard Avenue and Noble Court has been the site of a church and a daycare. (Google Maps)
City of Kelowna crews work to clear snow. (City of Kelowna)

City of Kelowna plowing through snow removal budget

Average annual overage for the past 10 years has been $200,000

City of Kelowna crews work to clear snow. (City of Kelowna)
Kelowna RCMP Supt. Kara Triance. (Capital News/File photo)

Nearly two dozen new RCMP officers to call Kelowna home

City council heard crime stats from 2022 Q2 and Q3 at its Nov. 28 meeting

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Kara Triance. (Capital News/File photo)
Glenmore Landfill sign. (Black Press file photo)

New year, new fees at Kelowna’s Glenmore landfill

Tipping fees will go from $102 per tonne to $104 per tonne as of January 1

Glenmore Landfill sign. (Black Press file photo)
Conceptual rendering showing Kelowna Community Campus facility, walking and cycling trails. (City of Kelowna)

Most Kelowna residents support tax increase to fund new rec centre: City survey

Public engagement done by the city shows 79 per cent of residents in favour

Conceptual rendering showing Kelowna Community Campus facility, walking and cycling trails. (City of Kelowna)
Map showing location of public pathway through Frind Winery. (City of West Kelowna)

Public pathway to wind through West Kelowna winery

Walkway will run from Pritchard Drive, and northeast through the winery to Green Bay Road.

Map showing location of public pathway through Frind Winery. (City of West Kelowna)
Conceptual rendering of Julia’s Junction. (juliasjunction.ca)

All-inclusive playground inspiration for West Kelowna council

The city has contributed $200,000 to the project

Conceptual rendering of Julia’s Junction. (juliasjunction.ca)
Vernon artist Michelle Loughery, who had a hand creating 27 out of 28 of Vernon’s historic downtown murals, is pleased the city will spend up to $100,000 to upgrade the works. (File photo)

Vernon mural artist thrilled with beautification commitment

City agrees to spend $100,000 on downtown mural upkeeps to the delight of Michelle Loughery

Vernon artist Michelle Loughery, who had a hand creating 27 out of 28 of Vernon’s historic downtown murals, is pleased the city will spend up to $100,000 to upgrade the works. (File photo)
West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)

West Kelowna meeting changes aimed at encouraging more public engagement

Council shifting afternoon meeting from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)
Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)

Kelowna council has residents’ time in mind with changes to public hearings

Council to let public have their say sooner during meetings

Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)
Kelowna council welcomed members of the Okanagan Sun to city hall Nov. 21. (Maxine DeHart/Facebook)

Okanagan Sun score touchdown with Kelowna council

Mayor Tom Dyas praised the team for bringing the Canadian Bowl trophy home to Kelowna

Kelowna council welcomed members of the Okanagan Sun to city hall Nov. 21. (Maxine DeHart/Facebook)
Conceptual rendering of 25-storey tower to be built at 350 Doyle Avenue. (Zeidler Architecture)
Conceptual rendering of 25-storey tower to be built at 350 Doyle Avenue. (Zeidler Architecture)
Conceptual rendering of 25-storey tower to be built at 350 Doyle Avenue. (Zeidler Architecture)
Conceptual rendering of 25-storey tower to be built at 350 Doyle Avenue. (Zeidler Architecture)
West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)

Official Community Plan to match West Kelowna growth

The OCP identifies where and how West Kelowna will grow over the next 20 years

West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)
Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)

Terminal expansion costs at Kelowna Airport soar due to COVID and inflation

Budget has increased by nearly $23 million

Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)