City of Kelowna

Retail frontages at 453-459 Bernard Avenue sold for more than $2 million. (William Wright Commercial photo)

Downtown Kelowna storefronts, apartment building sell

The two retail spaces on Bernard Avenue sold for more than $2 million

 

A concept rendering of the 13-storey building proposed at 350 Doyle Avenue. (City of Kelowna)

Council to look at 13-storey building planned for old Kelowna RCMP precinct

The city agreed to lease the land to a developer for 99 years in January 2021

 

Advocacy-Canada.LGBT launched a petition calling on city councillors to support a local and federal ban on conversion therapy. (Screen shot)

Kelowna LGBTQ2S+ advocacy group petitions for local conversion therapy ban

The petition calls on city councillors to support a local and federal ban on conversion therapy

 

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna parks wind down for the winter

Kasugai Gardens set to close at end of October, most park bathrooms close end of this week

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
James Bergen rides one of six adaptive tricycles during a demonstration of the City of Kelowna’s new adaptive bike program at the Parkinson Recreation Centre on Oct. 7. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

City of Kelowna launches new adaptive bike program

The program will see participants have access to six adaptive tricycles and two adult trailers

James Bergen rides one of six adaptive tricycles during a demonstration of the City of Kelowna’s new adaptive bike program at the Parkinson Recreation Centre on Oct. 7. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Members of the Okanagan Mission Senior Centre Society pictured at an event in 2019. (Caitlin Clow/Black Press Media file)

Community members gather support against demolition of Kelowna seniors’ activity centre

Talks about the centre’s demolition have been happening since 2019

Members of the Okanagan Mission Senior Centre Society pictured at an event in 2019. (Caitlin Clow/Black Press Media file)
A concept rendering of BC Housing’s future Bertram Street tower. (BC Housing photo)

BC Housing’s 20-storey Bertram tower gets Kelowna council’s approval

‘It delivers the dire need of more affordable rental housing, purpose-built, in an urban centre’

A concept rendering of BC Housing’s future Bertram Street tower. (BC Housing photo)
The proposed eight-storey building would be located on Rutland Road just north of Highway 33. (Contributed/Arlington Group)

Proposal calls for 8-storey rental apartment building in Rutland

The building would consist of ground-level commercial topped by 91 rental units

The proposed eight-storey building would be located on Rutland Road just north of Highway 33. (Contributed/Arlington Group)
Four Kelowna city councillors participate in a meeting by video conference on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Mayor’s approval required for Kelowna councillors looking to regularly work from home

Councillors will need the mayor’s permission to attend more than two consecutive meetings via video

Four Kelowna city councillors participate in a meeting by video conference on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Meet Me on Bernard aerial view. (City of Kelowna/Contributed)

Grant funding applications open for Kelowna non-profits

$150,000 is up for grabs for local arts, culture and heritage groups

Meet Me on Bernard aerial view. (City of Kelowna/Contributed)
The Central Okanagan Food Bank’s Hungry Hungry Half Marathon sets off from the Apple Bowl on Burtch Road at 7:30 a.m on Saturday, Oct. 2. (Pixabay photo)

Road closures for weekend marathon in Kelowna

The Central Okanagan Food Bank’s Hungry Hungry Half Marathon takes place this Saturday

The Central Okanagan Food Bank’s Hungry Hungry Half Marathon sets off from the Apple Bowl on Burtch Road at 7:30 a.m on Saturday, Oct. 2. (Pixabay photo)
The plan aims to reduce traffic congestion and emissions as well as make it easier for people to walk, bike and take transit. It also aims to double transit ridership, quadruple the number of trips made by bicycle and reduce the average distance driven per person by 20 per cent. (Mike Chouinard photo)

Increasing transit, bike trips key to Kelowna’s transportation plan

City council endorsed the 2040 Transportation Master Plan on Monday

The plan aims to reduce traffic congestion and emissions as well as make it easier for people to walk, bike and take transit. It also aims to double transit ridership, quadruple the number of trips made by bicycle and reduce the average distance driven per person by 20 per cent. (Mike Chouinard photo)
People gather around for the unveiling of Ursa, an abstract, ribbon-like sculpture of a bold outline of a grizzly bear, located outside of Kelowna’s One Water Street towers on Sept. 22. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Public art, top floor of Kelowna’s One Water Street tower revealed

Before showing off the top floor of the city’s tallest building, a sculpture outside of the towers was also unveiled

People gather around for the unveiling of Ursa, an abstract, ribbon-like sculpture of a bold outline of a grizzly bear, located outside of Kelowna’s One Water Street towers on Sept. 22. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Ellis Street will be closed between Cawston Avenue and Cannery Lane from Sept. 27 until the end of October. (Google Maps)

Busy downtown Kelowna street to close for a month

Part of Ellis Street will close for water utility starting next week

Ellis Street will be closed between Cawston Avenue and Cannery Lane from Sept. 27 until the end of October. (Google Maps)
Kelowna International Airport. (File)

Parking for UBC Okanagan students, staff now available at Kelowna airport

Surplus of airport parking spaces to help fill UBCO need

Kelowna International Airport. (File)
A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna looks to nix farmland for new BC Transit bus barn

‘You can’t eat buses. You can try, but they’re not very tasty,’ said one city councillor

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Dr. Bonnie Henry is pictured with Anmol Singh, who was attacked in a racist tirade earlier this week. Henry visited Trinity Baptist Church, a vaccination site last month. (Paladin Security/Twitter)

Kelowna RCMP still investigating man’s racist tirade at vaccine clinic

Supt. Kara Triance said the case could be considered a hate crime

Dr. Bonnie Henry is pictured with Anmol Singh, who was attacked in a racist tirade earlier this week. Henry visited Trinity Baptist Church, a vaccination site last month. (Paladin Security/Twitter)
A rendering of the proposed townhomes by Kerkhoff Construction. (City of Kelowna)

35 new townhomes proposed for Glenmore area in Kelowna

The project will include 31 three-bedroom units and four two-bedroom units

A rendering of the proposed townhomes by Kerkhoff Construction. (City of Kelowna)
A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

City of Kelowna eyes new transit facility near UBC Okanagan

The land, just south of UBCO, is in the agricultural land reserve

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
The proposed winery’s 19.5-metre observation tower is 10 metres taller than the city typically allows for alcohol production facilities. (Azhadi Vineyards/Contributed)

Iranian-styled winery proposed in Kelowna

Azhadi Vineyards is seeking a height variance for a 19.5-metre observation tower

The proposed winery’s 19.5-metre observation tower is 10 metres taller than the city typically allows for alcohol production facilities. (Azhadi Vineyards/Contributed)