Kelowna News Staff

Boil water advisory in Kelowna

Boil water advisory in Kelowna

An advisory went into effect Friday afternoon

Boil water advisory in Kelowna
Flood watchers urge caution as lake level rises

Flood watchers urge caution as lake level rises

“Okanagan Lake is currently 10 cm above full pool…”

Flood watchers urge caution as lake level rises
Water for Peachland residents

Water for Peachland residents

Free water is now available to Peachland residents at the City of West Kelowna’s bulk water station

Water for Peachland residents
Water advisory for West Kelowna Estates

Water advisory for West Kelowna Estates

The advisory affects approximately 1,000 connections

Water advisory for West Kelowna Estates
St. Johns Ambulance says to be prepared

St. Johns Ambulance says to be prepared

Having an emergency kit is only one step to being prepared

St. Johns Ambulance says to be prepared
Flood Watch: ‘So far, so good’

Flood Watch: ‘So far, so good’

Overnight showers haven’t contributed to any reports of additional flooding.

Flood Watch: ‘So far, so good’
Gary Benson and Kelly Traverner have been named Kelowna’s 2017 Man and Woman of the Year.—Image credit: Mark of Distinction

Kelowna hands out its 2017 civic awards

Gary Benson and Kelly Traverner named Man and Woman of the Year.

Gary Benson and Kelly Traverner have been named Kelowna’s 2017 Man and Woman of the Year.—Image credit: Mark of Distinction
Water available in West Kelowna

Water available in West Kelowna

The Westbank First Nation and City of West Kelowna is offering free water

Water available in West Kelowna
Photo Contributed

Art project showcases students

Art in Action: LOVE celebrates the creativity of students from the Central Okanagan

Photo Contributed

Central Okanagan remains on flood watch

Emergency crews are taking several proactive measures to address flood risks

Charges laid after stolen vehicle attempt

Charges laid after stolen vehicle attempt

On May 9, Kelowna RCMP received a report of a male seen unlawfully inside a vehicle

Charges laid after stolen vehicle attempt

Evacuation orders rescinded

A number of evacuation alerts and evacuation orders have been rescinded

Bear sighting near UBCO

Bear sighting near UBCO

Be bear aware

Bear sighting near UBCO
School board highlights

School board highlights

Highlights from the Central Okanagan School Board meeting from Wednesday night

School board highlights
Keep your pets from getting wet

Keep your pets from getting wet

Create an emergency plan for pets should an emergency flooding situation occur

Keep your pets from getting wet
Water levels at the Rotary Trails Park on Thursday May 11, 2017 around 5:30 p.m.

Parks closure update

Many regional parks in the Kelowna and Central Okanagan have been closed due to flooding

Water levels at the Rotary Trails Park on Thursday May 11, 2017 around 5:30 p.m.
UPDATE: Official places to get sand and sandbags as rain starts to fall
UPDATE: Official places to get sand and sandbags as rain starts to fall
Water levels rising at the mouth of Powers Creek in West Kelowna.

WFN declares state of emergency

With water levels rising, Westbank First Nation warns its people to be ready to react

Water levels rising at the mouth of Powers Creek in West Kelowna.
Cats and dogs can find shelter from the storm with Dr. Moshe Oz— Photo submitted CatSpan

Local veterinarian offers flood assistance

Dr. Moshe Oz is offering a helping hand

Cats and dogs can find shelter from the storm with Dr. Moshe Oz— Photo submitted CatSpan
Authors Dr. Ramneek Dosanjh and her eight year old daughter, Niyah.

Kelowna publisher supports Mother-Daughter book

Kelowna-based Big Heart Publishing Inc., book Dreamland creates positive bedtime ritual for children

Authors Dr. Ramneek Dosanjh and her eight year old daughter, Niyah.