Kelowna News

10/28/2013

Okanagan group fighting to save rail corridor for recreational use

As the push continues to save and possibly restore the now closed railway line between Kelowna and Vernon, another group has also stepped up to the plate. Brad Clements, economics instructor at Okanagan College in both Vernon and Salmon Arm, ... Read More...
10/27/2013

Kelowna Council Highlights

Kelowna City Council will look at changing the way utility customers are billed at their regular meeting today.Billing customers on a bi-monthly basis, rather than the current monthly billing, starting in April 2014 could save the city approximately $133,000 ... Read More...
10/27/2013

Honey Producers Gather in Kelowna

Hundreds of BC honey producers gathered in Kelowna this weekend for their annual general meeting and conference.According to Dan Mawson, conference promoter, they heard from several speakers during the three day conference focusing on problems plaguing producers."There have ... Read More...
10/27/2013

RCMP Looking for Armed Robber

Lake Country RCMP are looking for a suspect after a gas station was robbed at gun point on Friday evening.Police say a man entered the Shell gas station at Highway 97 and Beaver Lake Road, pointed a gun at ... Read More...
10/26/2013

Time Running out for Free Dog Licenses

There's less than a week left to take advantage of the Regional District's free dog licensing program.According to Communications Officer Bruce Smith the one time amnesty program has been well received by the community."It's been going really well. ... Read More...
10/26/2013

Johnson Bentley Centre Celebrates 25 Years

The 25th anniversary of a West Kelowna landmark will be celebrated today.The party will take place at the Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre located at 3737 Old Okanagan Hwy from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. this afternoon.Free swimming ... Read More...
10/26/2013

RCMP Looking for Stolen Corvette

Penticton RCMP say a brazen theft occurred overnight on Thursday when someone stole a corvette by driving it through a dealership showroom window.Police say a silver 2011 Special Heritage Edition Grand Sport Corvette was stolen from a GMC dealership ... Read More...
10/25/2013

Loss of Kelowna railway could mean loss of jobs down the line

A Kelowna business is desperate to get the rail line back in the Okanagan as more than 600 jobs are on the line and transportation costs are skyrocketing. Ashland Canada manufacturers custom epoxies and resins used by a number of ... Read More...
10/25/2013

Premier Says Help is on the way for those Affected by Mill Closures

Premier Christy Clark says help is on the way for those workers impacted by the closure of two BC interior sawmills.The closures are expected to affect more than 400 people in Quesnel and Houston as well as many more ... Read More...
10/25/2013

Fatal Accident on Highway 3

Princeton RCMP confirm that one person has died as a result of an accident this morning on Highway 3.The accident occurred 26 km east of Princeton just before 6am when a semi truck lost control and crashed the trailer.... Read More...

Penticton News

One taken to hospital after apartment fire
Residents if five units of a Penticton apartment building were left out of their home after a fire Thursday. Penticton Fire Chief Wayne Williams says they responded to the blaze ... Read More...

Vernon News

No School in Lumby After Lavington Gas Leak
It's officially a long weekend for students and teachers in Lumby. Superintendent Joe Rogers from School District 22 has confirmed J.W. Ingles Elementary and Charles Bloom Secondary are closed today ... Read More...