Kelowna

Agriculture Canada’s most recent drought monitor report said ample precipitation in September is not enough to offset precipitation deficits from earlier in the growing season for many regions across B.C. (Screen shot from Agriculture Canada website)

Okanagan Valley still experiencing drought despite rainy September

Ample precipitation in September is not enough to offset deficits early into the growing season

 

Classroom chairs. (Photo: Pixabay)

Number of school COVID-19 exposures remain unchanged for Central Okanagan schools

Twelve public and three private schools have noted exposure events in the past two weeks

 

A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

Big White voted second best ski resort in Canada

The resort east of Kelowna fell just short of the top spot in Condé Nast Traveler’s reader choice awards

 

An RCMP cruiser sits outside a home on Kelowna’s Bechard Road after a suspicious death on Monday, Oct. 18. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Woman arrested after cops find body in Kelowna home, death deemed suspicious

Body found in Lower Mission home; Woman arrested but no charges laid

An RCMP cruiser sits outside a home on Kelowna’s Bechard Road after a suspicious death on Monday, Oct. 18. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
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

A picture of a garage on fire at 2210 Horizon Drive in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Oglivie)
Wings Tap and Grill in the Rutland neighbourhood was spray-painted obscene drawings after three young men were denied entry just after 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14. (Photo: Brent Stewart)

Kelowna restaurant vandalized after 3 customers denied entry

Wings Tap and Grill manager said she is frustrated about the whole situation

Wings Tap and Grill in the Rutland neighbourhood was spray-painted obscene drawings after three young men were denied entry just after 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14. (Photo: Brent Stewart)
Kelowna's Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club annual show returned on Saturday (Oct. 9) after having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed)

Boxing club hosts first annual event for victim of Kelowna crane collapse

This is the club’s first show since the COVID-19 pandemic started in 2020

Kelowna's Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club annual show returned on Saturday (Oct. 9) after having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed)
A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

Big White voted second best ski resort in Canada

The resort east of Kelowna fell just short of the top spot in Condé Nast Traveler’s reader choice awards

A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)
Retail frontages at 453-459 Bernard Avenue sold for more than $2 million. (William Wright Commercial photo)

Downtown Kelowna storefronts, apartment building sell

The two retail spaces on Bernard Avenue sold for more than $2 million

Retail frontages at 453-459 Bernard Avenue sold for more than $2 million. (William Wright Commercial photo)
Ecole Kelowna Secondary School is a popular destination of choice for international students. (Contributed)

International student enrolment reduction for overcrowded Kelowna high school

Ecole Kelowna Secondary to see drop from 65 to 50 international students for 2022-23 school year

Ecole Kelowna Secondary School is a popular destination of choice for international students. (Contributed)
(FortisBC photo)

Power outage affects over 1,300 Kelowna properties

No estimated time for power to be restored

(FortisBC photo)
(Contributed/Zumper)

Kelowna’s rental rates 4th highest among Canadian cities

The price of a two-bedroom apartment in Kelowna is only $70 less than in Toronto

(Contributed/Zumper)
A concept rendering of the 13-storey building proposed at 350 Doyle Avenue. (City of Kelowna)

Council to look at 13-storey building planned for old Kelowna RCMP precinct

The city agreed to lease the land to a developer for 99 years in January 2021

A concept rendering of the 13-storey building proposed at 350 Doyle Avenue. (City of Kelowna)
Advocacy-Canada.LGBT launched a petition calling on city councillors to support a local and federal ban on conversion therapy. (Screen shot)

Kelowna LGBTQ2S+ advocacy group petitions for local conversion therapy ban

The petition calls on city councillors to support a local and federal ban on conversion therapy

Advocacy-Canada.LGBT launched a petition calling on city councillors to support a local and federal ban on conversion therapy. (Screen shot)
Kelowna RCMP police service dog Mysan. (Contributed)

No charges for violent arrest involving Kelowna police dog

The Independent Investigations Office will not be recommending charges in relation to the incident

Kelowna RCMP police service dog Mysan. (Contributed)
Kelowna Law Courts (Phil McLachlan/Capital New)

Kelowna lawyer fined $12,000 for threatening ex-spouse

William Thomas Clarke was convicted of uttering threats in January 2019

Kelowna Law Courts (Phil McLachlan/Capital New)
Kelowna drag queens Ella Lamoureux, right, and Jenna Telz prepare before a show at the Friends of Dorothy Lounge on Oct. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Creating Queens: Kelowna’s Indigenous drag queens use their platforms to inspire

Two local drag queens have helped pave the way for nearly 30 drag performers

Kelowna drag queens Ella Lamoureux, right, and Jenna Telz prepare before a show at the Friends of Dorothy Lounge on Oct. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Melissa Scaman. (Contributed)

KCR: Volunteers help clients feel valued and refreshed

Melissa Scaman relocated to the Okanagan from Edmonton to take on the…

  • Oct 14, 2021
Melissa Scaman. (Contributed)
The fully engaged structure fire, which was reported just before 6 a.m. on Monday (Oct. 11), happened at a residence in the 100 block of Timberline Road. (Black Press file photo)

One found dead after Thanksgiving morning house fire in Kelowna

An investigation into the cause of the house fire is still ongoing

The fully engaged structure fire, which was reported just before 6 a.m. on Monday (Oct. 11), happened at a residence in the 100 block of Timberline Road. (Black Press file photo)
(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Kelowna man arrested after alleged truck theft, assault in Lake Country

Robin Rochemont was charged with multiple offences following the investigation

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)