City of Kelowna

Jan. 16, hearing in Kelowna involving Grand Forks RCMP officer

Grand Forks mountie faces hearing in Kelowna for allegations of violating RCMP Code of Conduct

Constable Corey Flodell is facing five allegations of breaching the Code of Conduct

 

Integrated Crisis Response Teams are expected to be implemented in 2023. (Black Press file photo)

Interior Health, Kelowna RCMP teaming up more nurses with officers

More nurses and service hours have been expanded

 

Submissions are being accepted until midnight Dec. 23. (City of Kelowna)

Vote: Kelowna’s new lean, mean, snow-blowing machine needs a name

It can fill 500 trucks an hour, and launch snow clear over a house

 

The City of Kelowna warming bus pilot program will be similar to one operated by Turning Points Collaborative Society in Vernon. (Black Press file photo)

City of Kelowna on board with ‘warming bus’ pilot program

The bus will be parked at the designated outdoor sheltering site starting the evening of Dec. 1

The City of Kelowna warming bus pilot program will be similar to one operated by Turning Points Collaborative Society in Vernon. (Black Press file photo)
The fundraiser Justice for Harmandeep Kaur is online at gofundme.com. (GoFundMe)

Preliminary trial date set for man accused of killing UBC Okanagan security guard

Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn is charged with the death of Harmandeep Kaur

The fundraiser Justice for Harmandeep Kaur is online at gofundme.com. (GoFundMe)
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Get totally tubular at Big White this weekend

Tube park to open this Friday

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The Okanagan Connector. (Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)
The Okanagan Connector. (Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)
In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, Iranians protests the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police in Tehran, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada is adding Iran’s national police force and an Iranian international university to its sanctions list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Middle East Images)

Death of child at hands of Islamic republic hits close to home for Kelowna’s Iranians

UBCO is hosting an event in support of the revolution in Iran on Dec. 5

In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, Iranians protests the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police in Tehran, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada is adding Iran’s national police force and an Iranian international university to its sanctions list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Middle East Images)
There is a high risk of overdose or fatal overdose. (Interior Health)

Look out for white, light pink powder: Drug alert in Kelowna and Vernon

DOWN contains high levels of fentanyl and depressant drugs

There is a high risk of overdose or fatal overdose. (Interior Health)
The has city partnered with Central Okanagan Public Schools and Surrey-based Safer Schools Together on a youth gang reduction initiative. (Black Press file photo)

City of Kelowna seeks to steer youth away from ‘gang life’

Recent Public Safety Canada funding will help develop a gang reduction strategy

The has city partnered with Central Okanagan Public Schools and Surrey-based Safer Schools Together on a youth gang reduction initiative. (Black Press file photo)
$662,433 has been set aside for a Kelowna program aimed at Indigenous harm reduction. (File photo)

Federal funding supports Indigenous harm reduction program in Kelowna

The city has received $662,433 through Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program

$662,433 has been set aside for a Kelowna program aimed at Indigenous harm reduction. (File photo)
Kelowna RCMP Supt. Kara Triance. (Capital News/File photo)

Nearly two dozen new RCMP officers to call Kelowna home

City council heard crime stats from 2022 Q2 and Q3 at its Nov. 28 meeting

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Kara Triance. (Capital News/File photo)
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West Kelowna RCMP investigating fatal pedestrian crash

Man killed on Scotstown Road by vehicle

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Drugs and cash were seized at a Nov. 26, 2022 traffic stop in Kelowna. (RCMP/Submitted)
Drugs and cash were seized at a Nov. 26, 2022 traffic stop in Kelowna. (RCMP/Submitted)
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)
Brar said that it can also be difficult for women to find guidance and mentorship from people who have had a successful career in politics. (Amarit Brar/Submitted)

Politicians in Kelowna still looking to break down patriarchal barriers, misogyny

Only two women were elected in the October municipal election, out of eight council spots

Brar said that it can also be difficult for women to find guidance and mentorship from people who have had a successful career in politics. (Amarit Brar/Submitted)
BC Transit bus. (Black Press file photo)

Transit riders in Kelowna community concerned about safety

Online petition calls for expanded service

BC Transit bus. (Black Press file photo)
Mateen Hessami, Mitacs Award winner. (Submitted)

Kelowna researcher supporting Splatsin efforts to save endangered caribou

UBCO grad won award for outstanding innovation

Mateen Hessami, Mitacs Award winner. (Submitted)
(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Salted liquorice, horchata, pierogis and music: Multiculturalism celebrated at Kelowna school

The Okanagan Mission Secondary School Multicultural Expo was Nov. 23

(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
A Journey Home spokesman said there are about 130 people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna. (Black Press/File photo)

New program shows real-time availability of shelter beds in Kelowna

On Nov.22, at 2p.m. Kelowna had two shelter beds available for adults

A Journey Home spokesman said there are about 130 people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna. (Black Press/File photo)