City of West Kelowna

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

 

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

 

RCMP

West Kelowna RCMP investigating fatal pedestrian crash

Man killed on Scotstown Road by vehicle

 

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)
Conceptual rendering of Julia’s Junction. (juliasjunction.ca)

All-inclusive playground an inspiration for West Kelowna council

The city has contributed $200,000 to the project

Conceptual rendering of Julia’s Junction. (juliasjunction.ca)
West Kelowna Fire Service has responded to nearly 1,500 medical calls so far in 2022. (Black Press file photo)

West Kelowna Fire Service answering the call more often due to B.C. ambulance woes

‘There is absolutely no question we are doing more medical calls than we ever have’

West Kelowna Fire Service has responded to nearly 1,500 medical calls so far in 2022. (Black Press file photo)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)

A chance to get smashed with The Hulk’s Lou Ferrigno at West Kelowna winery

Enjoy a tasting of one of the world’s most prestigious cognacs -…

Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
The Penticton Vees extended their win streak to 19 games on Friday, Nov. 18, defeating the West Kelowna Warriors 11-2. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
The Penticton Vees extended their win streak to 19 games on Friday, Nov. 18, defeating the West Kelowna Warriors 11-2. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
Okanagan Sun Dominic Britton walking up to accept his offensive player of the game plaque (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Okanagan Sun taking on a storm in battle for third national title

Sun to take on Regina in Canadian Junior Football League championship

Okanagan Sun Dominic Britton walking up to accept his offensive player of the game plaque (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Royal Canadian Legion Westbank 288 treasurer Liz Dickson and president Anne Fox.
(Jacqueline Gelineau - West K News)

Okanagan Indigenous veterans were stripped of their status after war efforts

Westbank First Nations held a ceremony for Indigenous veterans day

Royal Canadian Legion Westbank 288 treasurer Liz Dickson and president Anne Fox.
(Jacqueline Gelineau - West K News)
(Flickr image)

Drivers wanted as Uber looks to start engines in Kelowna

Company applied for licence in August

(Flickr image)
RCMP patrol car. (File photo)

Female motorcyclist dies in West Kelowna crash

The crash, involving a truck and motorcycle closed Westside Road Saturday

RCMP patrol car. (File photo)
Gord Milsom is West Kelowna’s new mayor. Milson gave an acceptance speech Saturday night after votes were tallied. - Sydney Morton/Capital News

BREAKING: Milsom staying on as West Kelowna mayor

The unofficial results from the city say he received 4,410 votes

Gord Milsom is West Kelowna’s new mayor. Milson gave an acceptance speech Saturday night after votes were tallied. - Sydney Morton/Capital News
(BC Wildfire)

Wildfire off Highway 33 near Kelowna triples in size

After being called Arlington Lake, it is now called the West Kettle River wildfire

(BC Wildfire)
Smoke can be seen across the lake from the Capital News office at 2495 Enterprise Way in Kelowna. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)

Wildfire north of West Kelowna out of control

Reports of smoke were called in around 7 a.m.

Smoke can be seen across the lake from the Capital News office at 2495 Enterprise Way in Kelowna. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)
(West Kelowna RCMP)

‘Bizarre’ parking job tips off West Kelowna RCMP to another impaired driver

Over the last 5 days, West Kelowna police take 11 impaired drivers off the road

(West Kelowna RCMP)
(Photo - RCMP)

UPDATE: B.C. convicted killer wanted province-wide arrested

If you know his whereabouts or see him, do not approach and call 9-1-1

(Photo - RCMP)
Former Tolko Industries chief forester Mark Tamas (centre) is presented with a Forest Products Association of Canada Lifetime Achievement Award from FPAC’s Kate Lindsay (left) and Derek Nighbor. (Contributed)

Okanagan foresters log awards

Vernon’s Mark Tamas of Tolko Industries and West Kelowna’s Ntityix Resources LP honoured

Former Tolko Industries chief forester Mark Tamas (centre) is presented with a Forest Products Association of Canada Lifetime Achievement Award from FPAC’s Kate Lindsay (left) and Derek Nighbor. (Contributed)
(Photo - Kelowna Beer Week/Facebook)

Oktoberfest, takeover nights and more highlight Kelowna Beer Week

Kelowna Beer Week is happening over 11 days from Sept. 23 to Oct. 8

(Photo - Kelowna Beer Week/Facebook)
A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Estimated 29,000 lethal fentanyl doses taken off Okanagan streets

CFSEU-BC completed the initiative in partnership with RCMP detachments throughout the Okanagan

  • Sep 21, 2022
A month-long initiative by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit in the Okanagan led to the seizure of illicit drugs, weapons, firearms, and cash while working to disrupt and lessen opportunities for gang violence (Brittany Webster - Capital News)