Kelowna

Shoplifter accused of brandishing knife at loss prevention officer in Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP is releasing surveillance images in the hopes a member of the public will recognize a man accused of pulling a knife on a loss …

Crime

Kelowna grandparents dodge e-money scam by bringing cash to bail out their ‘grandson’

Bring cash.<p>That’s one way to avoid the kind of scam that nearly ensnared an elderly Kelowna couple who received a call from their “grandson” asking …

Okanagan

Kelowna Mounties look for owner of WWII-era locket

RCMP received locket in mail with note signed by 'procrastinator'<p>Kelowna RCMP are hoping to track down the owner of an antique gold locket with a …

Canada

Brewers create anti-fascist ale - Surrey Now-Leader

The fight against fascism and racism is being brewed into a beer.<p>Owners of Kelowna’s Boundary Brewing and Red Collar Brewing in Kamloops will show up …

Racism

Weekend Slayer - Episode 2 - Vernon & Kelowna

The weekend is here, and we have 3 days to let loose and get rad! We headed to Vernon and Kelowna to shred with Noah Brousseau, Tom Van Steenbergen …

Mountains

WATCH: Owl snags rat from Kelowna driveway

A Kelowna resident’s security camera captured an owl snagging a rat out of his driveway Saturday night.<p>Bruce Orydzuk lives on Thompson Road off …

Canadian News

More than 1,000 invasive stink bugs found in B.C.'s Okanagan Valley

Province set up traps; most bugs found in residential areas of Kelowna<p>The B.C. Ministry of Agriculture is trying to stop the spread of brown …

British Columbia

Body found in Kelowna, B.C., home following house fire

Fire started Monday night at a home in city's Rutland neighbourhood<p>An investigation is underway after a body was found inside a Kelowna, B.C., home …

Vancouver

Insurance company sued in half million dollar Kelowna jewellery store robbery

A heist at a Kelowna jewellery store netted the crooks more than $500,000 in ill-gotten gains.<p>So says the owner and operator of Cooper Fine Jewellery …

Okanagan

Kelowna intersection closed for 4 days

The Old Vernon, Rutland and Acland Roads intersection in Kelowna will be closed for roundabout construction until Nov. 24.<p>Detours will be in</b> …

Okanagan

Kelowna Legion has record-breaking poppy campaign

This year was another record-breaking year for the Kelowna branch of the Royal Canadian Legion’s poppy campaign.<p>Poppy sales in the Okanagan city …

Canadian News

Kelowna RCMP seek armed robbery suspect

Kelowna RCMP are releasing a photo from a surveillance camera captured during an armed robbery at a Super 8 Motel Friday evening.<p>Police responded to …

Crime

Theatre Kelowna Society stages Big Bad Wolf

A classic fairy-tale has been adapted for the holiday season and is taking to the stage Nov. 22-26, put on by the Theatre Kelowna Society.<p>The Big Bad …

Okanagan

Two-alarm blaze damages Rutland home

Numerous calls of visible flames seen coming out of a home on Gaggin Road in Kelowna Monday evening at 9:40 p.m. prompted a two-alarm fire response …

Surveillance video captures car thefts, attempted home break-in in West Kelowna

A West Kelowna resident posted surveillance video on Facebook after both his vehicle and his neighbour’s vehicle were broken into.<p>The timestamp on …

Okanagan

Surveillance camera captures West Kelowna property crime suspect on the prowl

Residents of a West Kelowna neighborhood hope that surveillance video can help calm a wave of property crime that’s been plaguing their street for …

Okanagan

City of Kelowna takes legal action against medical marijuana dispensaries

They sell various medical marijuana products at Trichome Valley Rx in Kelowna.<p>“You see people come in here, and the benefits they’re deriving from …

Cannabis

Sudden death in West Kelowna

RCMP attended the scene of a sudden death in West Kelowna on Monday afternoon.<p>Emergency crews were called to the 3200 block of Shannon Lake Road …

Okanagan

Don’t call 911, they’re just controlled burns: Kelowna Fire Department

The Kelowna Fire Department has issued a public statement after fielding many calls on Saturday about a controlled burn in the mountains above …

Canadian News

Drones take off to search for missing North Okanagan women - Surrey Now-Leader

The search for missing women in the North Okanagan and Shuswap took to the skies on Saturday, Nov. 18.<p>The efforts of a group of volunteer searchers …

Okanagan

Owner claims gold bars stolen from West Kelowna storage

West Kelowna RCMP are investigating a break-and-enter, but this is no ordinary break-in.<p>Police say the theft happened last week at a storage facility …

Okanagan

B.C.’s Fair Wages Commission kicks off $15 minimum wage consultations

B.C.’s Fair Wages Commission begins three weeks of consultations Thursday, asking the public how they think a $15 minimum wage should be …

Minimum Wage

Hockey fraudster won’t skate free on time-to-trial rule - Surrey Now-Leader

An application to toss a guilty verdict on major fraud charges in the Okanagan, due to the lengthy time it took to get to trial, was denied by a …

Okanagan

How much should Kelowna farmers pay for their irrigation water?

The City of Kelowna is seeking resident input into irrigation water fees charged to agricultural users.<p>The possible changes come as more than 500 …

Farming

Kelowna to make urban plan for Landmark Towers neighbourhood

Kelowna is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada and one of the city’s quickly expanding business hubs is about to get some much needed …

Canadian News

Knife-wielding man arrested in Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP say a man with a knife was arrested after he chased a stranger down the street early Thursday morning.<p>Police responded to a 911 call …

Crime

Canada doesn’t invest enough in early childhood education, economist tells Kelowna audience

A new report reveals troubling findings when it comes to accessing early childhood education (ECE) in Canada,<p>“Canada is deeply under investing in …

Childhood

Victims of vehicle crashes to be honoured in Kelowna

Sunday is World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.<p>World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is set aside to remember people killed …

Canadian News

More jail time for Kelowna prolific offender

A Kelowna prolific offender is heading back to prison.<p>Donald Brodie, 30, was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in prison for hitting a newspaper …

Crime

Man walks away from rollover crash in Kelowna

Witnesses tell Global News a pick-up truck was swerving all over Sexsmith Road in Kelowna before losing control and rolling several times.<p>Cari …

Okanagan