City of West Kelowna

Camper destroyed by flames. (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

UPDATE: Fire destroys camper, spreads to homes in West Kelowna

Emergency crews responding to Tuscany Drive area

 

(File photo)

Crisis call leads to Explosive Disposal Unit dispatched to West Kelowna home

West Kelowna RCMP identified potentially dangerous items while at a man in crisis’ residence

 

(File Photo)

West Kelowna nurse accessed medical records and sent ‘harassing text messages’, says college

The nurse is is facing discipline from the College of Nurses and Midwives

 

Smoke can be seen from Sparkling Hill Resort and Spa on the other side of Okanagan Lake. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Fire spotted near Parker Cove by Okanagan Lake

The fire started around 5:30 a.m.

Smoke can be seen from Sparkling Hill Resort and Spa on the other side of Okanagan Lake. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)
This blue Yamaha motorcycle has been taken off the streets by West Kelowna RCMP. (Submitted)

Dangerous driver has motorcycle seized in West Kelowna

Owner possibly facing multiple charges

This blue Yamaha motorcycle has been taken off the streets by West Kelowna RCMP. (Submitted)
Food Network star Bob Blumer. (Submitted)

Food Network star to help raise funds for West Kelowna playground

Bob Blumer is the host of World’s Weirdest Restaurants

Food Network star Bob Blumer. (Submitted)
A crash on Highway 97 south of Peachland is causing delays. (Google Maps)
A crash on Highway 97 south of Peachland is causing delays. (Google Maps)
The Goats Peak Regional Park sign. (File photo)

Cougar sighting forces West Kelowna park closure

Goats Peak Regional Park is closed until further notice

The Goats Peak Regional Park sign. (File photo)
(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

‘Everything we own is in that house’: West Kelowna fire burns for hours

The blaze on Ogden Road started just before 11:30 a.m.

(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
First Call Child and Youth Society report found 1 out of 8 children in B.C. and Canada were living in poverty in 2020. (Black Press file photo)

Child poverty rates drop below provincial average in Central Okanagan

High child poverty rates were clustered near downtown Kelowna in 2020

First Call Child and Youth Society report found 1 out of 8 children in B.C. and Canada were living in poverty in 2020. (Black Press file photo)
A charity basketball game took place at Cst. Neil Bruce School on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 16) between the grade eight boys and girls team combined and a team made up of members of the Westbank First Nation, West Kelowna Indigenous Policing Services, RCMP officers, and even former students. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Charity basketball game in West Kelowna a slam dunk

More than 1,000 perishable food items were donated

A charity basketball game took place at Cst. Neil Bruce School on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 16) between the grade eight boys and girls team combined and a team made up of members of the Westbank First Nation, West Kelowna Indigenous Policing Services, RCMP officers, and even former students. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)
Council had set aside $45,000 in the 2022 capital budget for dog park improvements. (Photo/Google)

Doggone good: New park for pooches approved for West Kelowna

Council approved the new park at Wildhorse Park at its Feb. 14 regular meeting

Council had set aside $45,000 in the 2022 capital budget for dog park improvements. (Photo/Google)
Billboard in Westbank First Nations. (Wilbur Turner/Submitted)

Controversial anti-‘woke’ education billboard in Westbank First Nations removed

The billboard stood for 10 days before being taken down

Billboard in Westbank First Nations. (Wilbur Turner/Submitted)
Billboard in Westbank First Nations. (Wilbur Turner/Submitted)

West Kelowna anti-‘woke’ education billboard stirs up controversy

The sign features an angry “woke activist” teacher wearing a mask, standing in front of a pride flag

Billboard in Westbank First Nations. (Wilbur Turner/Submitted)
Regional District Central Okanagan is offering a recycling education program aimed at those living in apartments, condos, and strata complexes. (Photo/Regional District)

Central Okanagan Regional District offers free recycling education for multi-family buildings

Regional district waste reduction ambassadors will also provide in-person workshops

Regional District Central Okanagan is offering a recycling education program aimed at those living in apartments, condos, and strata complexes. (Photo/Regional District)
John Aronson is well known to RCMP. (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)

Dangerous offender on the run from RCMP picked up in Peachland

35-year-old John Michael Aronson was found asleep in a vehicle

John Aronson is well known to RCMP. (Photo/Kelowna RCMP)
A Vernon woman is suing a McDonalds in West Kelowna after falling on the property. (File photo)

West Kelowna McDonald’s sued in slip and fall lawsuit

A retired woman from Vernon is suing McDonald’s for a fall causing injuries

A Vernon woman is suing a McDonalds in West Kelowna after falling on the property. (File photo)
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

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

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)