City of West Kelowna

A picture of a garage on fire at 2210 Horizon Drive in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Oglivie)

Home owner suffers burns in non-suspicious West Kelowna garage fire

Smoke from the fire could be seen from downtown Kelowna

 

City of West Kelowna. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

City of West Kelowna considers making electronic meetings permanent

In a post-pandemic world, participating in a public hearing from home may be a possibility

 

A car crash has closed the westbound lanes between Highway 97 and Pennask Summit. (Screen shot)

UPDATE: Westbound lanes between Highway 97 and Pennask Summit to West Kelowna fully open

The incident was reported by DriveBC at approximately 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10

 

(From left to right): Assistant fire chief Chad Gartrell, visual arts teacher James Elwood, and arts students Hilary Page, Emily Frank, and Hailey Monro. (Central Okanagan School District/Contributed)

West Kelowna art students inspired by frontline workers

Mount Boucherie Secondary art students create pieces to thank frontline workers

(From left to right): Assistant fire chief Chad Gartrell, visual arts teacher James Elwood, and arts students Hilary Page, Emily Frank, and Hailey Monro. (Central Okanagan School District/Contributed)
(Black Press Media file)

West Kelowna approves cannabis production facility in city’s Business Park

With the city’s approval, all the facility needs is the federal license to start production

(Black Press Media file)
Nine public schools and two private schools in the Central Okanagan region have reported potential COVID-19 exposures. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

11 Central Okanagan schools report potential COVID-19 exposures

School exposures are posted when a school staff member or student tests positive COVID-19

Nine public schools and two private schools in the Central Okanagan region have reported potential COVID-19 exposures. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
(B.C. Centre for Disease Control)

Central Okanagan sees slight increase in COVID-19 cases

76 per cent of Central Okanagan residents are fully immunized against COVID-19

(B.C. Centre for Disease Control)
Ambulances and police cruisers at a motel on Ross Road in West Kelowna on Sept. 22. (Dave Ogilvie photo)

Mounties respond to incident at West Kelowna motel

Details of what prompted the police presence are unknown at this time

Ambulances and police cruisers at a motel on Ross Road in West Kelowna on Sept. 22. (Dave Ogilvie photo)
West Kelowna mayor Gord Milsom, Westbank First Nation councillor Jordan Coble, and Okanagan Regional Library CEO Don Nettleton. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: City of West Kelowna unveils new skatepark

Skate park opening marks completion of the first step of the city’s work towards a new city hall, library

West Kelowna mayor Gord Milsom, Westbank First Nation councillor Jordan Coble, and Okanagan Regional Library CEO Don Nettleton. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)

West Kelowna Walmart set to reopen after lengthy closure

The store was forced to close following a Sept. 1 fire that sent smoke throughout the building

(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)
Ten COSAR members, including a COSAR dog team, aided an RCMP dog team and helicopter in the search. (Contributed)

Missing motorist found down embankment in West Kelowna after crash

This was Central Okanagan Search and Rescue’s 81st call in 2021

Ten COSAR members, including a COSAR dog team, aided an RCMP dog team and helicopter in the search. (Contributed)
The community came together to support the class of 2021 and the grad committee was very thankful for donations. (Photos/Nicole Pope)

Youth group to host car wash in West Kelowna

The Westside Renew Church Ministries youth group hosts the event on Saturday

The community came together to support the class of 2021 and the grad committee was very thankful for donations. (Photos/Nicole Pope)
Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)

Central Okanagan fire ban lifted

Campfires are allowed across the region, except for Kelowna where they’re never permitted

Campfire. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
The fire happened at a grassy area near an open, undeveloped property near the lodge. The grass caught on fire and spread to Lakeview Lodge’s fence line. (Black Press file photo)

West Kelowna fire department investigating suspicious fire near Lakeview Lodge

No cause of the fire has been determined at this time

The fire happened at a grassy area near an open, undeveloped property near the lodge. The grass caught on fire and spread to Lakeview Lodge’s fence line. (Black Press file photo)
Eunice Gorman has passed away at 100 years old. (Gorman Bros Lumber Ltd.)

Last founder of West Kelowna sawmill passes away

Eunice Gorman of Gorman Bros Lumber celebrated her 100th birthday 24 days ago

Eunice Gorman has passed away at 100 years old. (Gorman Bros Lumber Ltd.)
A map on the BC Hydro website highlighting outages in the area. (Screenshot)

UPDATE: Power restored in parts of Peachland

The outage was caused by a fire and crews were on site to restore power in the area

A map on the BC Hydro website highlighting outages in the area. (Screenshot)
(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)

West Kelowna Walmart remains closed after fire

Blaze tore through the loading bays on Sept. 1

(Clayton Whitelaw/Black Press Media)
(Whiski-Jack’s Pub/Facebook)

West Kelowna pub closes after COVID-19 exposure

Whiski-Jack’s will be closed until further notice

(Whiski-Jack’s Pub/Facebook)
(Black Press Media file photo)

Damaged West Kelowna water main repaired

A water quality advisory that had been issued for nearby residences has been lifted

(Black Press Media file photo)
Kelowna’s Gospel Mission. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission opens new thrift store on the Westside

The new thrift store branch opens this Saturday, Sept. 11

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)