City of Kelowna

(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

New brewery opens in Kelowna beer district

Railside Brewing opens its doors

 

Canadian passport (Pixabay)

MP Gray calls for expanded passport services in Kelowna

Passport office ‘lacks capacity’ to provide urgent pick-up

 

Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting. (File photo)

Still a ladder to climb on Kelowna fire staffing: Chief

‘We will continue to work on resourcing, training, and equipping our front-line responders’

 

Photos were taken with permission of a man concealing his identity with his belongings (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

The war on drugs in B.C. is a failed effort, says UBCO expert

Sana Shahram, PhD, said that the government should decriminalize drug use and provide safe supply.

Photos were taken with permission of a man concealing his identity with his belongings (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Clarance Greenspace at the intersection of Clarance Avenue and Kuipers Crescent. (Submitted)

Vandals poison Kelowna trees

Parks staff looking to identify culprits

Clarance Greenspace at the intersection of Clarance Avenue and Kuipers Crescent. (Submitted)
RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Concerned citizens take action with ‘out of control’ crime in Kelowna

Take Back Kelowna aim to increase crime reporting and say they are not a vigilante group

RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
July 31 weapons and drug seizure (Kelowna RCMP)

Tricked by ‘bait car’ and blocked from escape, orchestrated by Kelowna RCMP

One man had climbed into the trunk of the vehicle attempting to hide from police.

July 31 weapons and drug seizure (Kelowna RCMP)
(Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Body discovered in Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, criminality suspected

Found near Shelter Bay Marina in West Kelowna

(Gary Barnes/Capital News)
Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)

Have fun, but stay safe on Okanagan Lake this weekend: Kelowna RCMP

More RCMP resources brought in for B.C. Day long weekend

Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)
The Morkin property in Southern Alberta. (Brent Calver/Nature Conservancy of Canada)

Fill your pack with snacks, scientists need to know how neat B.C. nature is

The BioBlitz, through the iNaturalist app, runs from July 28-Aug. 1

The Morkin property in Southern Alberta. (Brent Calver/Nature Conservancy of Canada)
Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Ave. (Zeidler Architecture graphic)

Kelowna council approves 25-storey downtown tower amid controversy

‘There’s no conspiracy going on just a fully committed developer’

Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Ave. (Zeidler Architecture graphic)
The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: Kelowna UBCO tower passes public hearing at 46-storeys

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
The Kelowna fire department is spread thin (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

City of Kelowna ‘playing with fire’, resources inadequate to manage blazes

Kelowna fire department spread thin with “unsafe staffing levels” and a lack of resources

The Kelowna fire department is spread thin (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Image from a video taken of the arrest on May 30 in downtown Kelowna.

Kelowna Mountie delivered ‘forceful’ blows, says expert in assault trial

Pietrzak’s hand was injured while punching a man who was being placed under arrest

Image from a video taken of the arrest on May 30 in downtown Kelowna.
More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)

Planned work led to huge FortisBC outage in the Okanagan

More than 30,000 customers were affected

More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)
(Black Press photo)

Lytton area wildfire breaches 2,000 hectares

Wildfire moving west from Fraser River

(Black Press photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau picks some cherries at the Lutz family farm on Hillborn Street in Summerland. In the background is orchardist Derek Lutz. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Beer, pizza, fruit: PM Trudeau does the Okanagan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stopped in the Okanagan for the day

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau picks some cherries at the Lutz family farm on Hillborn Street in Summerland. In the background is orchardist Derek Lutz. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Jason John Todd Stoodley worked as a Kelowna firefighter

Kelowna firefighter charged with making/publishing child pornography

Jason John Todd Stoodley was charged in an incident that occured in Coldstream

Jason John Todd Stoodley worked as a Kelowna firefighter
Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

New operating rooms at Kelowna General Hospital

KGH, Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops getting new rooms

Kelowna General Hospital. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Dr. Nordine, a Kelowna-based physician is no longer able to work at a local detox centre because of his failure to comply with the provincial vaccination mandate (Joshua Nordine/Facebook)

Campaign aims to get unvaxxed health care workers back in B.C. hospitals

‘Hire Back our Heroes’ campaigners says an entire career should not be tainted by one decision

Dr. Nordine, a Kelowna-based physician is no longer able to work at a local detox centre because of his failure to comply with the provincial vaccination mandate (Joshua Nordine/Facebook)