City of Kelowna

During the 14 Not Forgotten Memorial, UBCO unveiled the firebowl. The statue is a collaborative piece, titled For Future Matriarchs that was created by Syilx artist Krista-Belle Stewart and Secwépemc artist Tania Willard.(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘We light this fire to remember them’: Kelowna memorial for Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

It has been over 30 years since the murder of 14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal

During the 14 Not Forgotten Memorial, UBCO unveiled the firebowl. The statue is a collaborative piece, titled For Future Matriarchs that was created by Syilx artist Krista-Belle Stewart and Secwépemc artist Tania Willard.(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Rotary Club of Okanagan-Mission gave Kelowna Stands with Ukraine a cheque for $6,800 to buy generators for Ukraine. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Okanagan-Mission Rotary donation to buy 12 generators for Ukrainians without power

Kelowna Stands with Ukraine is using the funds to continue helping people impacted by war

Rotary Club of Okanagan-Mission gave Kelowna Stands with Ukraine a cheque for $6,800 to buy generators for Ukraine. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
For the 21st year in a row, the city has received recognition from the Government Finance Officers Association. (Black Press file photo)

City of Kelowna staff awarded for being best at budgeting

‘It speaks to the level of talent we have at the City of Kelowna’

For the 21st year in a row, the city has received recognition from the Government Finance Officers Association. (Black Press file photo)
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November real estate sales similar to pre-pandemic in Okanagan

Sale numbers far below that of November 2021

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The slowdown in planning and development applications experienced in 2022 is expected to stretch into next year. (Black Press file photo)

2022 building permits down, but values up in Kelowna

Planning permit values for third quarter of 2022 are off the record-setting pace set in 2021

The slowdown in planning and development applications experienced in 2022 is expected to stretch into next year. (Black Press file photo)
Residents of The Madison are considering a lawsuit against a proposed entertainment venue next door to their building. (Google Street View)

Legal fund donations to fight downtown Kelowna entertainment venue top $10K

The Revelry is planned for 1383 Ellis Street, next door to The Madison condos

Residents of The Madison are considering a lawsuit against a proposed entertainment venue next door to their building. (Google Street View)
City council approved a replacement for Parkinson Recreation Centre, to be built next to the Apple Bowl in March. (City of Kelowna)

Design dollars dumped from preliminary budget for Kelowna’s Parkinson Rec Centre replacement

It will be brought forward later next year as council approves related project milestones

City council approved a replacement for Parkinson Recreation Centre, to be built next to the Apple Bowl in March. (City of Kelowna)
Map showing area for proposed supportive housing and affordable rental apartment in Rutland. (City of Kelowna)

Supportive housing and affordable rentals planned for Kelowna’s Rutland neighbourhood

Two developments are proposed for Kneller Road near Highway 33.

Map showing area for proposed supportive housing and affordable rental apartment in Rutland. (City of Kelowna)
Council and staff start 2023 budget deliberations Dec. 8. (City of Kelowna)

Kelowna property taxes up slightly in 2023 budget

Economic factors including inflation, labour shortages, and supply chain disruption are a challenge

Council and staff start 2023 budget deliberations Dec. 8. (City of Kelowna)
(Linda’s Quilt Shoppe/Facebook)

High-end sewing machines stolen from Kelowna business

Rental van used in late-night break-and-enter

(Linda’s Quilt Shoppe/Facebook)
(Fireside music festival/Contributed)

Fireside Music Festival turns up the heat with its return to Kelowna

The festival takes place from Feb. 3-5 at BNA and RedBird Brewing

(Fireside music festival/Contributed)
Colton Dach is on his way to Team Canada camp. (Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets captain gets the call to Team Canada hockey camp

Colton Dach heading to Edmonton alongside 12 other WHLers

Colton Dach is on his way to Team Canada camp. (Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)
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Kelowna Mayor Tom Dyas speaks at swearing in ceremony for the new city council. (Barry Gerding/Black Press Media)

Kelowna council supports mayor in making city hall more transparent

Developers, resident groups, and others seeking to influence government decisions need to register

Kelowna Mayor Tom Dyas speaks at swearing in ceremony for the new city council. (Barry Gerding/Black Press Media)
(Alex Senger/Submitted)

Downtown Kelowna Christmas tree light up makes the whole place shimmer

The downtown market, live band, Santa and skating were hits at the annual tree light up

(Alex Senger/Submitted)
Jan. 16, hearing in Kelowna involving Grand Forks RCMP officer

Grand Forks mountie faces hearing in Kelowna for allegations of violating RCMP Code of Conduct

Constable Corey Flodell is facing five allegations of breaching the Code of Conduct

Jan. 16, hearing in Kelowna involving Grand Forks RCMP officer
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There were 108,500 people working in the Central Okanagan in Oct. compared to 106,600 in Nov. (Black Press file photo)

Central Okanagan jobless rate highest amongst major B.C. metropolitan areas

Unemployment rate was 4.3 per cent in October and 4.9 per cent in November

There were 108,500 people working in the Central Okanagan in Oct. compared to 106,600 in Nov. (Black Press file photo)
Former mayor Colin Basran, former councillor Ryan Donn, and current councillor Luke Stack are named in the judgement by Supreme Court Justice Lisa Warren. (Black Press file photo)

Civil court date coming for former Kelowna mayor and councillor, current councillor

Supreme court judge allows cross-examination over their part in a council decision in 2021

Former mayor Colin Basran, former councillor Ryan Donn, and current councillor Luke Stack are named in the judgement by Supreme Court Justice Lisa Warren. (Black Press file photo)
Rockets forward Andrew Cristall in action against the Spokane Chiefs at Prospera Place on Nov. 18. (Steven Dunsmoor/Submitted)

Kelowna Rockets’ Cristall earns some All-CHL honours

Forward named to CHL Team of the Month

Rockets forward Andrew Cristall in action against the Spokane Chiefs at Prospera Place on Nov. 18. (Steven Dunsmoor/Submitted)
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