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A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

City of Kelowna eyes new transit facility near UBC Okanagan

The land, just south of UBCO, is in the agricultural land reserve

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
The proposed winery’s 19.5-metre observation tower is 10 metres taller than the city typically allows for alcohol production facilities. (Azhadi Vineyards/Contributed)

Iranian-styled winery proposed in Kelowna

Azhadi Vineyards is seeking a height variance for a 19.5-metre observation tower

The proposed winery’s 19.5-metre observation tower is 10 metres taller than the city typically allows for alcohol production facilities. (Azhadi Vineyards/Contributed)
Photo of alleged suspect. (RCMP)

Man disguised as utility worker allegedly tries to break into Kelowna home, maces resident

‘This was a very frightening incident for the occupants of the home’

Photo of alleged suspect. (RCMP)
(Black Press Media file)

Wildfire-caused water quality advisory lifted for some Westside Road properties

Upper Fintry advisory rescinded, do not consume notice still in place for Killiney Beach

(Black Press Media file)
Bear activity is picking up in West Kelowna. (Black Press Media file)

‘Exceptionally high level of bear activity’ in West Kelowna: WildSafeBC

Highest concern in Glenrosa, Westbank, Smith Creek, Shannon Lake and Rose Valley

Bear activity is picking up in West Kelowna. (Black Press Media file)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)

RCMP looking for suspect in West Kelowna sexual assault

Woman reported man pulled her into some bushes and sexually assaulted her on Aug. 29

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media file)
Police were on scene at 1938 Pandosy Street through much of the morning on Thursday, Sept. 2. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Two men injured in home invasion attack at Kelowna apartment

The suspects fled the scene before cops arrived

Police were on scene at 1938 Pandosy Street through much of the morning on Thursday, Sept. 2. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
RCMP vest. (Phil McLaclan/Capital News)

Early morning knife assault in downtown Kelowna sends man to hospital

RCMP have not yet made any arrests in the incident

RCMP vest. (Phil McLaclan/Capital News)
(Paula Tran/Capital News)

Multiple-vehicle crash causes delays on Highway 97 in Kelowna

Traffic is moving slowly in both directions on the highway

(Paula Tran/Capital News)
A tray of eggs. (Pixabay photo)

Man arrested after allegedly egging anti-vaccine card protesters in Kamloops

The man was arrested for assault with a weapon; charges being considered

A tray of eggs. (Pixabay photo)
A Kelowna General Hospital patient watches the protest unfold outside, as roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the hospital on Sept. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Vax card protesters take over streets near Kelowna General Hospital

Around 1,000 people have gathered in opposition of B.C.’s recently announced vaccine card program

A Kelowna General Hospital patient watches the protest unfold outside, as roughly 1,000 people gathered and protested COVID-19 health measures outside of the hospital on Sept. 1. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
(Twila Amato/Black Press Media)

Morning crash takes down light post in Rutland

FortisBC crews are on scene but power appears to be on in the area

(Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
A statue pictured as smoke blocks the sun in downtown Kelowna on July 27, 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Smoky skies forecasted for the Okanagan Valley

Temperatures forecasted in low- to mid-20s throughout the week

A statue pictured as smoke blocks the sun in downtown Kelowna on July 27, 2021. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Skaha Hills, Riva Ridge, Holiday Hills RV Resort, as well as PIB Lower Village on evacuation alert.

Over 200 properties put on evacuation alert due to Skaha Creek wildfire near Penticton

Skaha Hills, Riva Ridge, Holiday Hills RV Resort, as well as PIB Lower Village on alert

Skaha Hills, Riva Ridge, Holiday Hills RV Resort, as well as PIB Lower Village on evacuation alert.
A helicopter surveys the Mount Law wildfire, just above Preston Road and Glonrosa Road in West Kelowna on Aug. 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

UPDATE: Evacuation order rescinded for Mount Law wildfire

Evacuation alert still remains in place for the area

A helicopter surveys the Mount Law wildfire, just above Preston Road and Glonrosa Road in West Kelowna on Aug. 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
A B.C. Cannabis Store. (File photo)

Kelowna’s first province-run pot shop to open this week

The new BC Cannabis Store will be the province’s 30th

A B.C. Cannabis Store. (File photo)
Controlled burn above the Irish Creek area, taken at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. (Okanagan Indian Band - Facebook)

UPDATE: White Rock Lake wildfire nears containment after successful planned burn

BC Wildfire Service estimates the fire could be contained within seven to 10 days

Controlled burn above the Irish Creek area, taken at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. (Okanagan Indian Band - Facebook)
Tim Krupa (left) and Tracy Gray (right). (Capital News file)

Liberal, Conservative candidates for Kelowna-Lake Country clash over vaccines

Tim Krupa and Tracy Gray throw accusations after Krupa demanded Gray reveal her vaccination status

Tim Krupa (left) and Tracy Gray (right). (Capital News file)
A photo of a drug lab found in a home ordered evacuated due to the Mount Law wildfire. (Contributed/West Kelowna RCMP)

Police uncover drug lab in West Kelowna home under evacuation order due to Mount Law wildfire

Mounties found a drug lab while helping evacuate homes near the Mount Law wildfire on Aug. 21

A photo of a drug lab found in a home ordered evacuated due to the Mount Law wildfire. (Contributed/West Kelowna RCMP)
A property located at the intersection of Preston Road and Glenrosa Road, while smoke from the Mount Law wildfire billows in the background on Aug. 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Crews battle spot fires as Mount Law blaze continues to burn out of control

The wildfire is still burning at 930 hectares in size

A property located at the intersection of Preston Road and Glenrosa Road, while smoke from the Mount Law wildfire billows in the background on Aug. 18. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)