City of West Kelowna

Ben Baker died of an accidental overdose on Jan. 23, 2023. The family is fundraising for two memorial benches to make a monetary donation in Ben’s name to The Last Door in New Westminster. (Ben Baker’s Legacy/GoFundMe)

Benches in West Kelowna, Lower Mainland help keep man’s legacy alive

All additional donations will be donated to the treatment facility Ben stayed at

  • Feb 2, 2023

 

RCMP are looking for help in locating Brett Moore. (RCMP)
RCMP are looking for help in locating Brett Moore. (RCMP)

RCMP ask public for help locating West Kelowna man missing since October

Brett Moore was last seen on Oct. 23, 2022

 

ICBC statistics show there have been more than 180 crashes between the Highway 97/97C interchange to Hardy Road at Antlers Beach from 2017 to 2022. (Photo/District of Peachland)

‘We have concerns about the safety of our highway’: Peachland CAO after fatal crash

District of Peachland has been trying to have speed limits reduced on Highway 97 for several years

 

(Dave Ogilvie/Submitted)
(Dave Ogilvie/Submitted)
A truck fire spread to a detached garage in West Kelowna on Jan. 23. (West Kelowna Fire Rescue/Submitted)

Overnight truck fire spreads to garage in West Kelowna

Four fire trucks responded to the incident on Gellatly Road

A truck fire spread to a detached garage in West Kelowna on Jan. 23. (West Kelowna Fire Rescue/Submitted)
Having Milani Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning’s team of factory-trained technicians install a heat pump system can benefit both homeowners and the environment.

Thinking of converting to a heat pump system? Okanagan HVAC experts share why you should

Switching from a conventional gas furnace or electric baseboard heating to a…

  • Jan 23, 2023
Having Milani Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning’s team of factory-trained technicians install a heat pump system can benefit both homeowners and the environment.
(West Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)

Erratic driving leads to West Kelowna drug bust

Thousands of dollars worth of drugs seized

(West Kelowna RCMP/Submitted)
West Kelowna’s Grizzli Winery is hosting ice wine tours from January to March 2023. (Brittany Webster/West K News)

Winter tours on at West Kelowna winery

Grizzli Winery is hosting tours on its ice wine production

  • Jan 12, 2023
West Kelowna’s Grizzli Winery is hosting ice wine tours from January to March 2023. (Brittany Webster/West K News)
Okanagan College is trying to determine whether any personal information has been compromised. (Black Press file photo)

Okanagan College caught in cyberattack

IT Services team interrupted a cybersecurity incident Jan. 9

Okanagan College is trying to determine whether any personal information has been compromised. (Black Press file photo)
The survey, conducted by Henluk Consulting Ltd., gathered information from people who are homeless, living on the streets, living in emergency shelters, and those at risk of homelessness.  (Black Press file photo)

People accessing help in West Kelowna just want food and warmth: Survey

Approximately 77 per cent of respondents said they accessed services for shelter, food, and clothing

The survey, conducted by Henluk Consulting Ltd., gathered information from people who are homeless, living on the streets, living in emergency shelters, and those at risk of homelessness.  (Black Press file photo)
22 of the top 100 golfers for 2022 are from Okanagan courses. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

22 of top 100 British Columbia golfers for 2022 from the Okanagan

Kelowna has seven golfers from six different courses on the list

22 of the top 100 golfers for 2022 are from Okanagan courses. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
This home on Pixton Road in Lake Country is the most expensive home in the Thompson-Okanagan, 156th in the province according to BC Assessment. (Pricey Pads/Facebook)

Housing prices on the rise around Thompson-Okanagan

Kelowna has a 14 per cent increase in the last year

This home on Pixton Road in Lake Country is the most expensive home in the Thompson-Okanagan, 156th in the province according to BC Assessment. (Pricey Pads/Facebook)
(Crimestoppers)

Man hit with restraining order by ministry offices in West Kelowna

Dylan Choquette is the defendant in civil claim

(Crimestoppers)
West Kelowna Fire Rescue Station 32 (Contributed: Facebook).

Gas leak forces early morning building evacuation in West Kelowna

Residents of the building were forced from their homes about 2:30 a.m.

West Kelowna Fire Rescue Station 32 (Contributed: Facebook).
Charges have been approved following a gun and drug bust near West Kelowna’s Constable Neil Bruce Middle School from Sept. 2021. (West Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)
Charges have been approved following a gun and drug bust near West Kelowna’s Constable Neil Bruce Middle School from Sept. 2021. (West Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)
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Loaded shotgun, stolen truck spurs arrest at ‘problem’ home in West Kelowna

The truck was stolen in a 12 vehicle theft in Fort MacMurray

(File photo)
The West Kelowna Warriors pose for a photo after beating the Vernon Vipers on Teddy Bear Toss night at Royal LePage Place. (West Kelowna Warriors/Tami Quan Photography)

Teddies tossed in West Kelowna Warriors win

Drop Vernon Vipers on Teddy Bear Toss night

The West Kelowna Warriors pose for a photo after beating the Vernon Vipers on Teddy Bear Toss night at Royal LePage Place. (West Kelowna Warriors/Tami Quan Photography)
A man is likely lucky to be alive after sheltering in a dumpster and ending up in a garbage truck compactor. (Black Press file photo)

Man sheltering in West Kelowna dumpster nearly crushed in garbage truck

The driver heard banging noises coming from the truck’s compactor

A man is likely lucky to be alive after sheltering in a dumpster and ending up in a garbage truck compactor. (Black Press file photo)
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West Kelowna RCMP investigating fatal pedestrian crash

Man killed on Scotstown Road by vehicle

RCMP
Dilworth Drive and Harvey Avenue in Kelowna. (Google Maps/Screenshot)

The most dangerous intersections in the Central Okanagan

Dilworth Drive and Harvey Avenue tops the list

Dilworth Drive and Harvey Avenue in Kelowna. (Google Maps/Screenshot)
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