Kelowna

Kelowna Rockets rookie forward Andrew Cristall, right, was named as an alternate captain for Team Canada White at the 2021 Capital City Challenge. (Kelowna Rockets photo)

Kelowna Rockets rookie Andrew Cristall ‘honoured’ to represent Team Canada

Forward was named as an alternate captain for Canada White at the 2021 Capital City Challenge

 

Kelowna RCMP stand off at home on Gordon Drive. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

One man taken into custody after tear gas deployed during RCMP standoff in Kelowna

RCMP surrounded a home on Gordon Drive, Wednesday night

 

A table outlining the changes to the airport’s parking fees that will come into effect next January. (Screen shot from city staff report)

Kelowna International Airport to increase parking fees in January

The new parking fees will help fund capital and operational costs at the airport

A table outlining the changes to the airport’s parking fees that will come into effect next January. (Screen shot from city staff report)
Opening day changes to Friday. (Big White)

Big White delays opening day

Opening day will now be Friday Nov. 26

Opening day changes to Friday. (Big White)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

UBCO study examines e-scooter popularity in Kelowna

The study examined key predictors such as time, day of the week, season and weather

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
RCMP on scene of park where body was discovered. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

Body found in Kelowna park not suspicious

The discovery was made about 8 a.m. Monday

RCMP on scene of park where body was discovered. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)
Rescue teams from across the province arrived in Princeton on Nov. 15 to provide assistance (Photo courtesy of Penticton and District Search and Rescue’s Facebook Page)

‘Shocked by the level destruction’: Rescuers in Princeton recap the week it was

Emergency response is now over, time for recovery effort: SAR manager

Rescue teams from across the province arrived in Princeton on Nov. 15 to provide assistance (Photo courtesy of Penticton and District Search and Rescue’s Facebook Page)
(Black Press file photo)
(Black Press file photo)
(Black Press file photo)

Former Kelowna pastor charged with 16 sexual offences

15 of the offences occurred at or near Kelowna

(Black Press file photo)
The man is described as a Caucasian male in his early to mid-20's with light brown or reddish hair. He has a fair complexion, long nose with narrow eyes. He could have some facial hair. He is tall and slender (over 6 ft. tall) and was dirty with scarred hands. (Contributed: CrimeStoppers)

Man allegedly tries to steal basket of machetes from Kelowna store

The incident happened at an automotive retailer at Spall Road

The man is described as a Caucasian male in his early to mid-20's with light brown or reddish hair. He has a fair complexion, long nose with narrow eyes. He could have some facial hair. He is tall and slender (over 6 ft. tall) and was dirty with scarred hands. (Contributed: CrimeStoppers)
Emergency crews block off Ethel Street. (Photo/ Ann Haymond-Hill)

Explosion blows off manhole cover, followed by power outage in Kelowna

Smoke was seen coming from the manhole near Saucier Avenue

Emergency crews block off Ethel Street. (Photo/ Ann Haymond-Hill)
Kelowna-based KF Aerospace and Okanagan College will be hosting a virtual information session on Nov. 17. (Submitted)

KF Aerospace and Okanagan College team up to host information session

Prospective career seekers interested in aerospace can register for free

Kelowna-based KF Aerospace and Okanagan College will be hosting a virtual information session on Nov. 17. (Submitted)
Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna man sentenced to time served in fatal Canada Day assault

Nathan Truant was sentenced to 120 days of jail and 12 months of probation

Nathan Truant sits outside the Kelowna courthouse during a break on March 8, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Aisle at the Vernon Superstore. (Jenny Smith/ Vernon Morning Star)

Product shortage at Okanagan grocery stores, due to highway closures

Save On Foods was without produce Tuesday morning

Aisle at the Vernon Superstore. (Jenny Smith/ Vernon Morning Star)
Ponto Road in Rutland.

The aftermath: Storm blows off Kelowna sport club’s roof

Ponto Road in Rutland blocked off due to storm

Ponto Road in Rutland.
(Contributed)

Search continues for missing West Kelowna man

James Wood has been missing since Monday, Nov. 8

(Contributed)
Trees blow down on homes in Glenmore. (Karen Hill/Kelowna Capital News)

UPDATE: Intense storm blows through Kelowna, knocks out power

Trees have reportedly fallen on homes

Trees blow down on homes in Glenmore. (Karen Hill/Kelowna Capital News)
Ridders round the first corner in a previous Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan event which goes again Sunday.
Western News file photo

Cyclers rejoice: New gravel cycling race coming to the Okanagan in 2022

The Okanagan Graveller will take place on June 18-19

Ridders round the first corner in a previous Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan event which goes again Sunday.
Western News file photo
The B.C. government recently announced that it is providing more than $450,000 to Okanagan College's Kelowna campus to deliver two intakes of its hospitality professional program. (Photo: Pexels)
The B.C. government recently announced that it is providing more than $450,000 to Okanagan College's Kelowna campus to deliver two intakes of its hospitality professional program. (Photo: Pexels)