Kelowna

High school football: Owls, Bears lose season openers

It was a rough start to the season for Okanagan high school football teams on Friday.<p>In 3A varsity action, the host Kelowna Owls (0-1-0) lost 41-0 at …

High School Football

Kelowna mayoral candidate has election sign torched

A mayoral candidate in Kelowna had one of his election signs torched on Saturday.<p>Bobby Kennedy is the owner of BKRY Boardshop, a business that bills …

Okanagan

Rockets fall 3-1 in home opener to Blazers

The Kelowna Rockets raised their 20th banner to the rafters on Saturday night. They then couldn’t raise their level to that of Kamloops.<p>Dylan …

Western Hockey League

Junior hockey: Rockets lose opener; Chiefs keep perfect start going

A round-up of scores involving Okanagan and area teams from Friday night:<p><b>WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE</b><p><b>Kamloops 4, Kelowna 1</b><p>It was a losing start to 2018-19 …

British Columbia

Heritage Cannabis to acquire Purefarma Solutions Inc.

Heritage Cannabis Holdings (OTCPK:HERTF +2.6%) has entered into a binding letter of intent, effective Sept. 19, 2018, whereby the company intends to …

CBD

French cuisine at Kelowna’s Bouchons Bistro

<i>– Story by Lauren Kramer</i><p><i>Like Boulevard Magazine on Facebook and follow them on Instagram</i><p>When Stephane Facon first laid eyes on Kelowna in 2014, it …

Okanagan

Grand opening finally set for Okanagan Rail Trail

The idea was magnificent: Repurpose old train tracks for public use.<p>Next Thursday, the Okanagan Rail Trail, four years in the making, will come to …

Canadian News

Pedestrian hit by car while waiting to cross Kelowna intersection

A 22-year-old man who was waiting to cross Harvey Avenue was struck by a car that jumped the curb on Friday night, according to a witness.<p>The witness …

General Hospital

Live B.C. election results 2018: Find your riding and candidates

Voters in British Columbia head to the polls Oct. 20 to vote in the municipal election.<p>Global News has complete coverage of the 2018 B.C. municipal …

Hot Springs

Special Olympians team up with local athletes for Kelowna fundraiser

Special Olympians joined local athletes for a day of fun and games at Kelowna’s City Park.<p>The goal was to raise more than $100,000 for Special …

Canadian News

WHL: Rockets open season this weekend with set against Blazers

The long-term plan for the Kelowna Rockets looks good. Jason Smith, however, is focused on tonight and tomorrow.<p>The WHL’s 2018-19 season starts this …

Western Hockey League

UPDATE: City didn’t know about power poles in middle of sidewalks ‘until it was too late’

<b>UPDATE:</b><p>When it comes to phase two of the West Kelowna wine trail, part of Boucherie Road was torn up last spring and replaced with a narrower section …

West Kelowna

Kelowna mayor says challenger blowing smoke over possible Costco move

The first salvo in the election fight for mayor of Kelowna has been fired and the topic is Costco.<p>Word is that the retail giant wants to expand in …

West Kelowna

St. Thomas More trio ready for one last run at high school football title together

The number of passes quarterback Dario Ciccone has thrown to Michael Simone and Vasco Repole over the years is bordering on the ridiculous.<p>If only …

Notre Dame

Kelowna mobile supervised consumption unit used by over 26,000 people

A year after Interior Health launched its mobile supervised consumption service in Kelowna, the numbers are in, showing over 26,000 people utilized …

British Columbia

Forget 2001 dalmatians, try 16 labs: B.C. dog births big litter

You’ve heard about 2001 dalmatians, how about 16 labs?<p>A black lab from Errington, B.C. is taking a well deserved break after giving birth to 16 …

West Kelowna

Umbrella-warranted rain wraps up summer in the Okanagan

A bit of light rain started the day on Thursday in the Okanagan after temperatures dipped to 5 degrees early on before rising up into the mid-teens …

Okanagan

Vancouver-based artist launching out of this world exhibit in Kelowna

Beyond the Far Side is a new contemporary exhibit at Arte Funktional in Kelowna.<p>It’s a whirlwind of bronze, clay and wood sculptures and murals …

Fine Art

Kelowna airport employees comb tarmac for hazards during Canadian Airports Safety Week

Dozens of employees combed Kelowna airport’s tarmac Friday morning looking for any debris that could potentially cause millions of dollars of damage …

Employment

Okanagan tech industry booming, contributes over $1.6 billion to regional economy - Kelowna Capital News

The Okanagan’s technology sector is booming.<p>A report commissioned by Accelerate Okanagan in conjunction with the Central Okanagan Economic …

Tech Industry

Fire causes big spectacle near Kelowna

Dozens ventured out of their homes at the site of big flames and a large plume of smoke in a neighbourhood near Kelowna on Wednesday night.<p>While some …

Okanagan

Part of Glenrosa neighbourhood to be temporarily without water on Friday

Some residents in West Kelowna’s Glenrosa neighbourhood will be without water for a few hours on Friday.<p>According to the City of West Kelowna, work …

West Kelowna

Kelowna listed as 8th most expensive place to rent in Canada

Want to rent a place in Kelowna? Be prepared to pay.<p>With a population of more than 125,000, Kelowna is ranked as being the 42nd largest city in the …

Canadian News

A fall ritual: Bear awareness warnings

Officially, autumn starts on Sunday, September 23. Realistically, it’s already arrived.<p>Regardless, with summer’s hot days now a memory and cooler …

Environment

Group aims to help more Okanagan families struggling with poverty

Many families in the Central Okanagan are homeless and working hard to hide it, according to a child advocate worker.<p>“There’s a lot of shame and a …

Canadian News

Kelowna cannabis bylaw passes; dispensaries could be located downtown

It’s expected that there’ll be no shortage of interest in operating legal cannabis dispensaries once recreational use becomes legal in Canada.<p>Here in …

Cannabis Industry

‘Dance for Diverse-abilities:’ Non-profit dance school searching for community support

The Okanagan’s only non-profit dance school needs community support to upgrade its studio<p>Raelene and her sister, Joelle, have been taking special …

Canadian News

Abandoned kitten safe and sound thanks to B.C. homeless man - Kelowna Capital News

A kitten abandoned next to a dumpster near a Chilliwack pet store this week has a new home thanks to the homeless man who found it.<p>The man goes by …

Kittens

Brooklyn tower in downtown Kelowna 70 per cent sold

It seems that everywhere you look in downtown Kelowna, highrise buildings are going up and there’s no sign of that momentum slowing down.<p>Case in …

Real Estate

Reports of smoke, fire near Findlay Road in Kelowna

The Kelowna Fire Department has received multiple reports of smoke from the bird sanctuary along Findlay Road in Rutland.<p>Scanner reports say there …

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