City of Kelowna

Several RCMP cruisers stationed out front of Kelowna’s Global Fitness following a shooting on the morning of Monday, March 29. The shooting was later revealed to be gang-related. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

B.C.’s top gangs are operating in Kelowna: RCMP

‘We have all of the major gangs in Kelowna,’ said Supt. Kara Triance

 

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

‘Playing with fire’: Kelowna Mayor urges caution, vaccination after busy weekend downtown

Mayor Colin Basran said he felt there were a lot of people from out of town in the city over the weekend

 

File photo (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Overturned kayak in Kelowna creek prompts police response

Kelowna RCMP is looking to speak with anyone who may know the individual associated with the kayak

 

Kelowna seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)

Kelowna ranked 12th best city in Canada for young people to work

Cities were evaluated by job availability, cost of living, public health, equity & inclusion and more

Kelowna seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)
Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Planning staff want Kelowna council to weigh in earlier on ‘complex’ proposals

Currently, all proposals go through the same process, whether its a carriage home or a 40-storey tower

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
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Cow-based wildfire mitigation pilot contended by Southeast Kelowna group

‘Targeted grazing’ program would see 50 cows deployed to 60-hectare parcel above Field Road

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Kelowna seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

Accessibility concerns raised as Kelowna ponders banning vehicles from Knox Mountain

Knox Mountain Drive, which leads to two lookouts, has been closed since the COVID-19 pandemic began

Kelowna seen from the top of Knox Mountain. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

New temporary outdoor shelter in Kelowna opens

The new area on Richter Street and Weddell Place replaces the Baillie Avenue site

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
A screenshot of the pathway’s construction. (City of Kelowna)

Okanagan Rail Trail to be extended to downtown Kelowna waterfront

Construction of the pathway is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 10

A screenshot of the pathway’s construction. (City of Kelowna)
Two cyclists traverse a closed Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on June 29, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna recognized as bike-friendly city

City earns bronze in nationwide Bicycle Friendly Communities award program

Two cyclists traverse a closed Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on June 29, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
A rendering of the Costco Wholesale and accompanying 24-pump gas bar along Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Kelowna council dismayed by lack of EV chargers at Costco’s ‘24-pump mega station’

Kelowna city council approved development permits for Costco, gas bar on Monday

A rendering of the Costco Wholesale and accompanying 24-pump gas bar along Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads in Kelowna. (Contributed)
A busy Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on May 18, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna opens Bernard parking spaces for patio expansion

Full closure of Bernard still slated for this summer

A busy Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna on May 18, 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
A Costco Wholesale store in Kelowna located at the corner of Highway 97 and Highway 33 in Kelowna. The big box store will soon move to a new location on Leckie Road. (File)

Kelowna council expedites road improvements in anticipation of new Costco

Highway 97 and Leckie Road improvements to cost $1.14 million, costs split between the city, Costco and the province

A Costco Wholesale store in Kelowna located at the corner of Highway 97 and Highway 33 in Kelowna. The big box store will soon move to a new location on Leckie Road. (File)
Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

City of Kelowna sues alleged vandals

The city is suing two men, alleging they have damaged city property with graffiti over the years

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Lime e-scooters will soon be offered in Kelowna. (Photo: Kris Krug)

E-scooters now allowed on Kelowna roadways under provincial pilot program

‘Rather than a novelty, this change will enable e-scooters to be used for more utilitarian transportation purposes’

Lime e-scooters will soon be offered in Kelowna. (Photo: Kris Krug)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (Youtube / City of Kelowna)

Kelowna mayor claims spotty attendance at regional district is not due to volunteerism

Basran also denies claims he only volunteered at KGH to get an early vaccine

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (Youtube / City of Kelowna)
Hotel Eldorado in Kelowna. (Eldorado Resort/Facebook)

City of Kelowna sues local hotel over boardwalk access

Gate currently blocks access to a normally publicly accessible walkway along Okanagan Lake

Hotel Eldorado in Kelowna. (Eldorado Resort/Facebook)
The former BC Tree Fruits office building at 1473 Water Street sold for $7.5 million in December 2020. (Contributed)

Former BC Tree Fruits Kelowna packinghouse listed for $20M

Listing says the downtown Kelowna property could be part of a ‘master-planned waterfront community’

The former BC Tree Fruits office building at 1473 Water Street sold for $7.5 million in December 2020. (Contributed)
A concept rendering of the proposed "Culinary College for Humanity." (Contributed)

Kelowna council cautiously supports winery’s culinary college vision

‘The ALC should be aware we have concerns and it’s not a slam dunk’

A concept rendering of the proposed "Culinary College for Humanity." (Contributed)
A map of the South Perimiter Road. (City of Kelowna)

Construction begins for Kelowna’s long-awaited South Perimeter Road

The Upper Mission will soon be accessible via Southeast Kelowna

A map of the South Perimiter Road. (City of Kelowna)