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Kelowna News

School gets $6,000 in books

Jan 27, 2021 / 9:00 pm

Kelowna’s Quigley Elementary school has won more than $6,000 in new books at a discounted price through the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation. Teacher and...

UBCO's valve breakthrough

Jan 27, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Researchers at the University of British Columbia Okanagan continue to chase advancements in heart valve reliability, with new research coming out of the campus...

Landing disaster averted

Jan 27, 2021 / 7:04 pm

A potential disaster was averted at Kelowna International Airport Wednesday evening. At 5:46 p.m., a flight with five passengers called in an issue with their...

Callahan boosts KGH

Jan 27, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Kelowna General Hospital has received a $10,000 gift from Callahan Property Group which will go towards the advancement of stroke care for patients and families...

Truck goes up in 'fireball'

Jan 27, 2021 / 6:10 pm

The Kelowna Fire Department made quick work of a truck fire near the Mcdonald’s at Harvey Avenue and Cooper Road Wednesday evening. Rebecca Henry says she...

Downtown safe injection site

Jan 27, 2021 / 4:30 pm

Interior Health is transforming a former community college into outreach space which will also include a fixed safe drug injection site. The space, at what once...

Attempted murder stayed

Jan 27, 2021 / 3:00 pm

Last Halloween, an alleged assault outside Kelowna's H2O Centre left several large pools of blood on the concrete, and more blood stains at a nearby home. A...

Heroes for heart disease

Jan 27, 2021 / 1:24 pm

A Kelowna woman living with congenital heart disease (CHD) is taking it upon herself to provide more support to the community for people living with...

Sports car wrecked in crash

Jan 27, 2021 / 1:13 pm

The intersection of KLO and Benvoulin is partially blocked due to a crash involving an expensive sports car. The crash involving an Audi R8 and Subaru Impreza...

Kelowna grows unaffordable

Jan 27, 2021 / 12:49 pm

The affordability of home ownership in Kelowna is rapidly growing out of the reach of many people, according to a new national report. The report by Point2Homes...

Second raid nets more drugs

Jan 27, 2021 / 12:17 pm

Kelowna RCMP have seized illicit drugs and arrested two people after executing a second search warrant in the same neighbourhood in less than a week. Less than...

Drone flown near YLW

Jan 27, 2021 / 10:44 am

A medevac aircraft approaching Kelowna International Airport earlier this month encountered a drone. During the night of January 15, a Carson Air Ltd. Beech...

Fire safety as city grows up

Jan 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

For about a half century, the largest piece of apparatus in Kelowna's firefighting arsenal has been inadequate to fight fires in the city's largest...

Students set to perform live

Jan 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

Okanagan Mission Secondary School is making it possible for you to watch a live performance by theatre students from your own home. Starting this weekend, Grade...

Lost bunny seeking owner

Jan 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Kelowna woman who has taken it upon herself to give back to the community is now searching for the rightful owner of a lost stuffed bunny. Rose Olson tells...

The Ponds ready to expand

Jan 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

Shovels could be in the ground later this spring in the next phase of The Ponds development in the Upper Mission. The beginning of the next phase of the...

Students face sacrifice

Jan 26, 2021 / 7:00 pm

With the COVID-19 pandemic taking a toll across the world and here in the Okanagan, the Okanagan College Student's Union is calling on the college to...

City reveals long term plan

Jan 26, 2021 / 6:12 pm

The City of Kelowna has released its first draft of its new Official Community Plan. The document is designed to guide the growth of the city through the next...

11 new Big White cases

Jan 26, 2021 / 4:37 pm

Interior Health has announced another 11 coronavirus cases linked to Big White, as growth of a community cluster at the resort slows. Of the 11 new cases, three...

Dog likely ill from cannabis

Jan 26, 2021 / 4:12 pm

It's the second time Stephanie Lisk's one-year-old golden retriever Chester ingested what she believes was cannabis while on a walk through Powerline...