Kathy Michaels

Kelowna has embarked on an ambitious five-year, $46.7 million plan to address homelessness in the city called the Journey Home Initiative. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News

Business groups call for collaboration in Kelowna’s efforts to deal with crime

Issues downtown are something business groups want to weigh in on.

Kelowna has embarked on an ambitious five-year, $46.7 million plan to address homelessness in the city called the Journey Home Initiative. —Image: Carli Berry/Capital News
Disaster averted in West Kelowna. (IMAGE CREDIT: JASON BROLUND, WEST K FIRE CHIEF)

Fire quickly doused in West Kelowna

Fire in West Kelowna put out quickly.

Disaster averted in West Kelowna. (IMAGE CREDIT: JASON BROLUND, WEST K FIRE CHIEF)
Sixteen-year-old Adison Davies died last Friday while attending the Center of Gravity music and sports festival in Kelowna. Image: GoFundMe

Teen’s drug OD death at Kelowna’s Centre of Gravity festival deemed accidental

Coroner's Report indicates that the teen took MDA that she thought was ecstasy, suffered cardiac arrest

Sixteen-year-old Adison Davies died last Friday while attending the Center of Gravity music and sports festival in Kelowna. Image: GoFundMe
Gasoline prices are setting new records in Metro Vancouver. (Black Press Media)

Gas prices spiking across Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton

You may still be able to get a bit of a break if you choose carefully

Gasoline prices are setting new records in Metro Vancouver. (Black Press Media)
Photo by Sydney Morton

NHL players back this summer to bat for JoeAnna’s House

The tournament will take place Friday, June 28 and Saturday June 29.

Photo by Sydney Morton
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Time to boil your water in Peachland

The District of Peachland instituted a water quality advisory, effective immediately.

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Kelowna Law Courts file photo

Alleged Kelowna pimp to be sentenced later this month

Rypiak will be sentenced in April.

Kelowna Law Courts file photo
Casualties of the OD crisis remembered in Kelowna

Casualties of the OD crisis remembered in Kelowna

"We're sorry, we didn't know what to do, or how to do it."

Casualties of the OD crisis remembered in Kelowna
Casualties of the OD crisis remembered in Kelowna

Casualties of the OD crisis remembered in Kelowna

"We're sorry, we didn't know what to do, or how to do it."

Casualties of the OD crisis remembered in Kelowna
Oliver Seymour was happy flying a kite in some unexpectedly sunny weather this weekend. (IMAGE CREDIT:KATHY MICHAELS)

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Hope you enjoyed the sun, grey is on its way back

Environment Canada is forecasting a rainy day

Oliver Seymour was happy flying a kite in some unexpectedly sunny weather this weekend. (IMAGE CREDIT:KATHY MICHAELS)
Kelowna Law Courts file photo

Lake Country man charged in the 2016 killing of his wife

Second degree murder charge laid in the 2016 death of Arlene Westervelt

Kelowna Law Courts file photo
Kelowna Law Courts file photo

West Kelowna rapist sentenced to five years behind bars

Warning: Trigger alert. Jeremy Czechowski will be sentenced today

Kelowna Law Courts file photo
The WR Bennett Bridge across Okanagan Lake connects Kelowna and West Kelowna. (Instagram

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Bask in a brief moment of sunshine

Environment Canada is forecasting a rainy day

The WR Bennett Bridge across Okanagan Lake connects Kelowna and West Kelowna. (Instagram
Seagulls take off in random formation at Skaha Lake. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Bask in a brief moment of sunshine

Environment Canada is forecasting a rainy day

Seagulls take off in random formation at Skaha Lake. (Mark Brett - Western News)
More rain in the forecast for the rest of the month. (Pixabay photo)

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Gloomy weather has rolled into the valley

Environment Canada is forecasting a rainy day

More rain in the forecast for the rest of the month. (Pixabay photo)
Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle. (Capital News file)

Kelowna to hire consultant to look at its police resources

A five-year police resourcing plan will be completed

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle. (Capital News file)
The Kelowna water park outdoor playground at City Park. (Contributed)

Say so long to Ogopogo: Kelowna water park staple set for destruction

Construction is underway to reopen the park for the upcoming summer

The Kelowna water park outdoor playground at City Park. (Contributed)
photo: contributed

Say so long to Ogopogo: Okanagan water park staple set for destruction

Construction is underway to reopen a Kelowna park for the upcoming summer

photo: contributed

Capri-Landmark: The more things change the more they stay the same

"When it was built, people were saying 'what are they thinking?'

Kelowna water rates set to rise

Another four per cent rate increase is expected the next year.