City of West Kelowna

A render of the proposed lighthouse at Goats Peak Winery. (Contributed)

Proposed 115-foot lighthouse at West Kelowna winery turning heads

If approved, this would serve as West Kelowna’s tallest building

 

The Super 8 Motel in West Kelowna has been secured by BC Housing as a site for homeless people to be housed, which not all area residents are happy about. (Contributed)                                The Super 8 Motel in West Kelowna has been secured by BC Housing as a site for homeless people to be housed, which not all area residents are happy about. (Contributed)

Supportive housing angers Super 8 Motel neighbours in West Kelowna

Residents of the area have started a petition to have the occupants of the hotel relocated elsewhere

 

Public washrooms are now open in West Kelowna. (City of West Kelowna)

West Kelowna leading the way in safe reopening

Staff said the city’s protocols are being used by other municipalities

 

Several western painted turtles have been crushed as they cross Westlake Road. (Photo courtesy of Paige Erickson-McGee)

City of West Kelowna to install trail cams to monitor turtle crossing at Westlake Road

2020 has seen an increase in turtle mortality in the area

Several western painted turtles have been crushed as they cross Westlake Road. (Photo courtesy of Paige Erickson-McGee)
West Kelowna fire crews rescued a girl who fell into Powers Creek on June 13. (West Kelowna Fire Rescue)

West Kelowna Fire rescue individual from Powers Creek

The incident occurred on June 13 during heavy rains in the area

West Kelowna fire crews rescued a girl who fell into Powers Creek on June 13. (West Kelowna Fire Rescue)
The beautifully crafted fairy doors can be found on several trees along the trails in the Rose Valley Regional Park. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Fairy doors pop up in Rose Valley Regional Park

The doors add magic to the trails

The beautifully crafted fairy doors can be found on several trees along the trails in the Rose Valley Regional Park. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
(Mission Hill Family Estate Winery/Facebook)

Okanagan winery cellarman fired after mistake costs company $162K of wine

The former employee filed a grievance with West Kelowna’s Mission Hill Winery but was unsuccesful

(Mission Hill Family Estate Winery/Facebook)
(Mission Hill Family Estate Winery/Facebook)

Mission Hill cellarman fired after mistakenly dumping $162K of wine down the drain

The former employee filed a grievance with the West Kelowna winery but was unsuccesful

(Mission Hill Family Estate Winery/Facebook)
West Kelowna wants to build a soccer dome similar to the one in Kelowna. Image: Kelowna United

Okanagan multi-sport dome completion on track

City council got an update on the $4.1 million West Kelowna project

West Kelowna wants to build a soccer dome similar to the one in Kelowna. Image: Kelowna United
A tow truck clears a car crash in West Kelowna Monday afternoon. (Photo-Dave Ogilvie )

Speeding problems in West Kelowna addressed by city council

The city is looking to increase levels of road safety with speeding deterrents

A tow truck clears a car crash in West Kelowna Monday afternoon. (Photo-Dave Ogilvie )
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Support floods in for elderly woman assaulted in West Kelowna

A man has been charged with attempted murder, and a GoFundMe has been started

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West Kelowna’s Mackenzie Schwinghamer just finished an impressive 2018/2019 season. Photo: Facebook

West Kelowna moguls star recharges with brief off-season

Mackenzie Schwinghamer is looking to build off her succesful 2018/2019 season

West Kelowna’s Mackenzie Schwinghamer just finished an impressive 2018/2019 season. Photo: Facebook
The lot of the proposed development plan for 60 apartment units and 109 townhouse units in West Kelowna’s Gellatly Road South. Photo: Google Maps

West Kelowna council approves development permit for 169 housing units

The new development is set for a large property off Gettatly Road South.

The lot of the proposed development plan for 60 apartment units and 109 townhouse units in West Kelowna’s Gellatly Road South. Photo: Google Maps
R.J. Smith (middle right) and members of Kel-West Society of Martial Arts. Photo: FaceBook

Longest running Korean martial arts school is still going strong

R.J. Smith (middle right) and members of Kel-West Society of Martial Arts.

R.J. Smith (middle right) and members of Kel-West Society of Martial Arts. Photo: FaceBook
Save-On Foods reducing food waste in Okanagan

Save-On Foods reducing food waste in Okanagan

Save-On is sending more fresh food to food banks to cut back on waste

Save-On Foods reducing food waste in Okanagan
Winter’s chill to grip the Okanagan this weekend

Winter’s chill to grip the Okanagan this weekend

The cold front starts with snow this weekend then an arctic front pushing through all of B.C.

Winter’s chill to grip the Okanagan this weekend