Construction

A worker scales the clifface while another in a skid-steer removes fallen rock from a section under work on Highway 97 between Kaleden and Penticton. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Expect delays and road closures on Highway 97 south of Penticton

Multiple projects are underway around the community of Kaleden

 

An LNG Canada employee shows off a model of what the natural gas company’s massive terminal in Kitimat will look like once complete. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

Changes to Kitimat skyline on the horizon as LNG terminal comes online

Residents can expect the sight of natural gas being flared off into the atmosphere

 

Sewer system work will be done on Lakeshore Road near Uplands Drive. (Black Press file photo)

Sewer upgrades will slow traffic on Kelowna’s Lakeshore Road

City crews will be upgrading a sewer system lift station near Uplands Drive

Sewer system work will be done on Lakeshore Road near Uplands Drive. (Black Press file photo)
Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant under construction in June, 2022. (Photo/City of West Kelowna YouTube)
Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant under construction in June, 2022. (Photo/City of West Kelowna YouTube)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are asking residents planning home renovations to use due diligence when seeking a contractor, as two area residents have been scammed out of more than $16,000 after finding a contractor through a Facebook ad. (File photo)

RCMP warn of Okanagan contractor fraud

Two Vernon area residents scammed out of thousands after hiring company through social media ad

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are asking residents planning home renovations to use due diligence when seeking a contractor, as two area residents have been scammed out of more than $16,000 after finding a contractor through a Facebook ad. (File photo)
Kelowna International Airport. (File photo/Capital News)

Construction work at YLW will impact pick-ups and drop-offs

Curbside metered parking in front of the terminal building will be removed.

Kelowna International Airport. (File photo/Capital News)
Black Press file.

Overnight construction in Kelowna’s Glenmore area

Paving project beginning next week

Black Press file.
The historic Peanut Pool at Vernon’s Lakeview Park is being deconstructed, to be replaced by new pool in 2023. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Historic Vernon pool shelled by machinery

Peanut Pool being demolished this week; new facility at Lakeview Park to open in summer 2023

The historic Peanut Pool at Vernon’s Lakeview Park is being deconstructed, to be replaced by new pool in 2023. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Minister of Seniors Kamal Khera speaks at a funding announcement for $21 million from the federal government to increase the number of trades apprentices in the province. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Feds announce $21 million in funding to hire more than 2,100 apprentices in B.C.

B.C. Construction Association to administer project focused on increasing, diversifying workforce

Minister of Seniors Kamal Khera speaks at a funding announcement for $21 million from the federal government to increase the number of trades apprentices in the province. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Conceptual rendering of residential development planned for the former Todd’s RV site. (Photo/Porchlight Developments)

‘Exactly what Peachland deserves’: Development at Todd’s RV takes next step

Developer expects construction to start in spring 2023

Conceptual rendering of residential development planned for the former Todd’s RV site. (Photo/Porchlight Developments)
Ellis Street will be closed between Rosemead and Buckland avenues for rehabilitation work on Mill Creek Bridge. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Work on Kelowna’s Mill Creek Bridge means street closures

Work starts on Wednesday, Aug.10, and will take approximately two weeks

Ellis Street will be closed between Rosemead and Buckland avenues for rehabilitation work on Mill Creek Bridge. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
Conceptual rendering of housing development planned for the former Todd’s RV site. (Photo/Porchlight Developments)

Peachland council to ponder two housing developments

Porchlight Developments seeking approval for projects at Todd’s RV and next to Peachland Elementary

Conceptual rendering of housing development planned for the former Todd’s RV site. (Photo/Porchlight Developments)
Conceptual rendering of the new ‘Wedge’ planned for the corner of Water and Leon. (Photo contributed)

‘Wedge’ waiting for Kelowna council approval

City staff recommends building dubbed “The Wedge” be approved

Conceptual rendering of the new ‘Wedge’ planned for the corner of Water and Leon. (Photo contributed)
Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Permanent repairs coming for Othello stretch of Coquihalla Highway

Work is expected to begin in early August and be completed sometime in the fall

Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Avenue. (Zeidler Architecture)

Kelowna Legacy Group doubles down on doubling of downtown tower

Project planned for 350 Doyle has been troubled since day one claims KLG

Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Avenue. (Zeidler Architecture)
A staff report to council shows 4,494 permits were issued for the first six months of 2022, compared to 5,121 for the same period in 2021. (File photo/Black Press Media)

Kelowna building permits for 2022 behind record-setting pace of 2021

Building permit values exceeded $1 billion in 2021

A staff report to council shows 4,494 permits were issued for the first six months of 2022, compared to 5,121 for the same period in 2021. (File photo/Black Press Media)
Detours for traffic on Boucherie will be Old Boucherie Road and Pritchard Drive. (Photo/Google Maps)

Two-month closure for stretch of Boucherie Road in West Kelowna

Storm, sewer, and water infrastructure upgrades

Detours for traffic on Boucherie will be Old Boucherie Road and Pritchard Drive. (Photo/Google Maps)
Conceptual rendering of condo building proposed for Clement Avenue between Ethel and Richter streets.

Property consolidation needed for proposed condo building on Kelowna’s Clement Avenue

The development consists of four properties at 631, 647, 657, and 677 Clement Avenue

Conceptual rendering of condo building proposed for Clement Avenue between Ethel and Richter streets.
Improvements at Highway 97 and Leckie Road include a dual left turn lane from Highway 97 southbound onto Leckie.(Photo/Instant Google Street View)

Overnight lane closures for Highway 97 at Leckie Road in Kelowna

Construction will continue through to the end of August, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Improvements at Highway 97 and Leckie Road include a dual left turn lane from Highway 97 southbound onto Leckie.(Photo/Instant Google Street View)