City of Kelowna

A person in Nelson holds a bag with 2.5 grams of methamphetamine. Possession of that amount of certain types of drugs, including meth, was decriminalized in B.C. as of Jan. 31. (Tyler Harper/Black Press)

‘People are still going to die’: Kelowna advocate speaks out on drug decriminalization

Decriminalization will free up the court systems to deal with ‘bigger fish’, said Angie Lohr

 

The apartment development is slated for the former Westwind Nursery site. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Kelowna council concerned over traffic, pedestrian safety with apartment development

Apartment project planned for Benvoulin Court

 

Former city councillor, and Okanagan MLA and MP, Al Horning honoured by Kelowna counci. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

‘Champion of Rutland’ honoured by Kelowna council

Road connecting YLW and Rutland to be named after Al Horning

 

New mother Noelle and her seven puppies. (BC SPCA/Submitted)

Chained up, starved and frozen, to puppies, snuggles and love in Kelowna

The BC SPCA rescued a pregnant dog who has since given birth to 7 puppies

New mother Noelle and her seven puppies. (BC SPCA/Submitted)
Talyn Bokyo recorded a 51-save shutout vs. the Prince Albert Raiders on Feb. 4. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)

Boyko has career night in Kelowna Rockets shutout

Fourth WHL goalie in a decade to record a 50+ save shutout

Talyn Bokyo recorded a 51-save shutout vs. the Prince Albert Raiders on Feb. 4. (@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)
A Vernon woman is suing a McDonalds in West Kelowna after falling on the property. (File photo)

West Kelowna McDonald’s sued in slip and fall lawsuit

A retired woman from Vernon is suing McDonald’s for a fall causing injuries

A Vernon woman is suing a McDonalds in West Kelowna after falling on the property. (File photo)
Over the past year, pride events in Kelowna have been subject to increasingly large protests (File)

Kelowna church combats ‘attacks on 2SLGBTQIA+ rights’ with action and love

The Central Okanagan United Church stands with the 2SLGBTQIA+ community

Over the past year, pride events in Kelowna have been subject to increasingly large protests (File)
(BGC Okanagan/Submitted)

BGC Okanagan gets boost from mystery donor ahead of Pink Shirt Day

BGC Okanagan breakfast fundraiser on Feb. 22

(BGC Okanagan/Submitted)
Goldfish under the ice at Munson pond in Kelowna. (Wendy Eiler/Photographer)

Invasive goldfish seen swimming under ice at Kelowna pond

Species often released after being pets

Goldfish under the ice at Munson pond in Kelowna. (Wendy Eiler/Photographer)
Lisa Burke, owner of Burke Hair Lounge, and her pup, posing for a photo on the re-opening of the Community Fridge at it’s new location (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Trendy new location for Kelowna Community Fridge

Burke Hair Lounge now hosts the food accessibility initiative

Lisa Burke, owner of Burke Hair Lounge, and her pup, posing for a photo on the re-opening of the Community Fridge at it’s new location (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
The apartment development is slated for the former Westwind Nursery site. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Former Kelowna nursery site to house apartments

Two, five-storey buildings planned for 2165 Benvoulin Court

The apartment development is slated for the former Westwind Nursery site. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
An anti-vaccination protest takes place in downtown Kelowna over the summer months. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Petition looks to change face of protests in Kelowna after ongoing ‘nuisance’

The City of Kelowna is seeking an injunction preventing David Lindsay and C.L.E.A.R. from protesting

An anti-vaccination protest takes place in downtown Kelowna over the summer months. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
(Black Press file photo)

UPDATE: Water back on for Kelowna’s Dilworth mountain residents

Repairs are expected to be completed in the next couple of hours

(Black Press file photo)
Okanagan Lake (Black Press file photo)

What’s coming up around the Central Okanagan

A list of events happening soon in the region

Okanagan Lake (Black Press file photo)
(Pastor Arthur Lucier/Instagram)

‘Being unhappy doesn’t mean the process is unfair’: Appeal for Kelowna Pastor charged with COVID violation

Arthur Lucier wants to challenge the ‘constitutionality’ of 2021 Public Health Orders and his freedoms

(Pastor Arthur Lucier/Instagram)
Reporter Jacqueline Gelineau interviewing Feedom Fighter and LGBTQIA+ ally Robin Boostrom. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

On anniversary of convoy, ‘Freedom Fighter’ supports Drag Story Time at Kelowna rally

Robin Boostrom said that freedom means both vaccine choice and gender autonomy

Reporter Jacqueline Gelineau interviewing Feedom Fighter and LGBTQIA+ ally Robin Boostrom. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
A memo has been sent to water management officials across the Okanagan Valley alerting them to the growing concern in the U.S. about chemical contamination caused by PFAS, or polyfluoroalkyl substances, and how detrimental they could be to the Okanagan watershed. (Tim Kulchyski file photo)

Chemical contamination warning alert for Okanagan watershed

Testing for ‘forever chemicals’ carried out by Black Mountain Irrigation District

A memo has been sent to water management officials across the Okanagan Valley alerting them to the growing concern in the U.S. about chemical contamination caused by PFAS, or polyfluoroalkyl substances, and how detrimental they could be to the Okanagan watershed. (Tim Kulchyski file photo)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Rainbow flags, motorcycle club and unicorns attend Kelowna Drag Story Time

Protestors of the Drag Story Time event were outnumbered by supporters

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Winery tours are a big part of the diversity of tourism options in the Thompson-Okanagan region. (Contributed)

Thompson Okanagan tourism marketing focused on authenticity

Vacation experience respects and celebrates local heritage, preservation of environment

Winery tours are a big part of the diversity of tourism options in the Thompson-Okanagan region. (Contributed)
Members of the Ecole Kelowna Secondary School senior boys volleyball team, winners of the provincial championships hosted recently by Central Okanagan Public Schools. (Contributed)

School briefs: Kelowna Secondary senior boys defend volleyball provincial title

School wins provincial championship on their home court

Members of the Ecole Kelowna Secondary School senior boys volleyball team, winners of the provincial championships hosted recently by Central Okanagan Public Schools. (Contributed)
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