City of Kelowna

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)
Brar said that it can also be difficult for women to find guidance and mentorship from people who have had a successful career in politics. (Amarit Brar/Submitted)

Politicians in Kelowna still looking to break down patriarchal barriers, misogyny

Only two women were elected in the October municipal election, out of eight council spots

Brar said that it can also be difficult for women to find guidance and mentorship from people who have had a successful career in politics. (Amarit Brar/Submitted)
Two more lifts opened at Big White on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25. (Big White Ski Resort/Submitted)

Don’t dodge this bullet: Big White opens more lifts

Bullet Express Quad, Black Forest chairs open for the season

Two more lifts opened at Big White on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25. (Big White Ski Resort/Submitted)
BC Transit bus. (Black Press file photo)

Transit riders in Kelowna’s Quail Ridge community concerned about safety

Online petition calls for expanded service

BC Transit bus. (Black Press file photo)
Get out and share the spirit of the holidays while ice skating at Stuart Park. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Downtown outdoor rink opening soon in Kelowna

Stuart Park ice to open on Dec. 1

Get out and share the spirit of the holidays while ice skating at Stuart Park. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Salted liquorice, horchata, pierogis and music: Multiculturalism celebrated at Kelowna school

The Okanagan Mission Secondary School Multicultural Expo was Nov. 23

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Mateen Hessami, Mitacs Award winner. (Submitted)

Kelowna researcher supporting Splatsin efforts to save endangered caribou

UBCO grad won award for outstanding innovation

Mateen Hessami, Mitacs Award winner. (Submitted)
The Outreach Overdose Prevention Services (OOPS) team assembling harm reduction kits alongside peers with lived experience. (Bridge Outreach Services/Submitted)

Harm reduction kits to be available for delivery to Central Okanagan homes

The Bridge Outreach team will discreetly deliver items like fentanyl test strips, syringes and sharps bins

The Outreach Overdose Prevention Services (OOPS) team assembling harm reduction kits alongside peers with lived experience. (Bridge Outreach Services/Submitted)
A Journey Home spokesman said there are about 130 people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna. (Black Press/File photo)

New program shows real-time availability of shelter beds in Kelowna

On Nov.22, at 2p.m. Kelowna had two shelter beds available for adults

A Journey Home spokesman said there are about 130 people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna. (Black Press/File photo)
Kelowna residents Matthew Saari and Glenn Lamb won $500,000 on the Oct. 7, 2022 Lotto Max draw. (BCLC)

Kelowna friends learn of $500, 000 lotto win while getting coffee and playing golf

The friends are excited to help their families and spending more time on hobbies

Kelowna residents Matthew Saari and Glenn Lamb won $500,000 on the Oct. 7, 2022 Lotto Max draw. (BCLC)
Conceptual rendering of development proposed for 520 Clement Ave. (Kasian Architecture)

Development proposed around Kelowna’s historic Train Station Pub

Calgary developer has plans for Train Station Pub property

Conceptual rendering of development proposed for 520 Clement Ave. (Kasian Architecture)
Harmeet Garg, an international student from India currently living in Kelowna was awarded the Webster Trophy after a national competition. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Okanagan College student wins title of Canada’s Top General Avation Pilot

Harmeet Garg has brought the trophy to Kelowna for the first time ever

Harmeet Garg, an international student from India currently living in Kelowna was awarded the Webster Trophy after a national competition. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
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)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Rockets forward Andrew Cristall in action against the Spokane Chiefs at Prospera Place on Nov. 18. (Steven Dunsmoor/Submitted)

Kelowna Rockets forward Cristall now projected as first round NHL pick

Upgraded to ‘A’ rating by NHL Central Scouting

Rockets forward Andrew Cristall in action against the Spokane Chiefs at Prospera Place on Nov. 18. (Steven Dunsmoor/Submitted)
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)
Lorence Williams was charged after an incident that resulted in a death in Rutland on May 30, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Preliminary trial begins for Kelowna man charged with Rutland murder

Lorence Williams was charged with second degree murder after a May 30, 2021 incident

Lorence Williams was charged after an incident that resulted in a death in Rutland on May 30, 2021. (Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
Kelowna on Nov. 21, 2022 (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Sprinkle of fresh snow over Kelowna, Lake Country

Temperatures will rise until Friday, Nov. 25, with a high of 5C

Kelowna on Nov. 21, 2022 (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
The two suspects stole a car in Kelowna on Thursday and have since been arrested. RCMP are no longer asking residents to be on the lookout for them. (File photo)

Large pile of money found on sidewalk turned into Kelowna police

RCMP looking for rightful owner of cash

The two suspects stole a car in Kelowna on Thursday and have since been arrested. RCMP are no longer asking residents to be on the lookout for them. (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)