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Conceptual rendering of new building planned for the corner of Water and Leon. (Photo contributed)

Wedged out: Distinct office building destined for downtown Kelowna downsized

The Wedge received approval from city council in June 2020

 

Tom Dyas announced his candidacy for mayor of Kelowna in a campaign kick-off event in Rutland on Wednesday evening. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)

Dyas first to declare Kelowna mayoral run

‘While we’ve seen some positive changes, our leaders have failed to address many of the key priorities’

 

Abbott/Casorso Active Transportation Corridor needs extra funds to finish. (File photo)

Kelowna’s Abbott/Casorso Active Transporation Corridor to cost $800,000 more

Additional funds needed to cover construction inflation, final project scope, and tender pricing

 

Kelowna City Hall. (File photo)

Kelowna’s annual report highlights more staff added, and city growth

2040 Official Community Plan and the 2040 Transportation Master Plan were also completed last year

Kelowna City Hall. (File photo)
Peachland Coun. Patrick Van Minsel declares his intention to run for mayor. (Photo/Matt Abrey)

Peachland coun. Patrick Van Minsel running for mayor

‘I have demonstrated my commitment to the community and gained the experience necessary to run for mayor’

Peachland Coun. Patrick Van Minsel declares his intention to run for mayor. (Photo/Matt Abrey)
Kelowna council considering the rezoning of 11 properties in the Gateway to address illegal industrial activities. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Industrial rezoning in Kelowna’s Gateway considered by council

‘I wasn’t sure this day actually would come’

Kelowna council considering the rezoning of 11 properties in the Gateway to address illegal industrial activities. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
Tom Dyas. (File photo)
Tom Dyas. (File photo)
Lake Country routes fall under the Kelowna Regional Transit System, which is operated by FirstCanada, a subsidiary of FirstGroup based in Aberdeen, Scotland. (Photo/Contributed)

‘Yay them’: Lake Country councillors blast horns on transit service

‘I’m disgusted with the service we’re providing’

Lake Country routes fall under the Kelowna Regional Transit System, which is operated by FirstCanada, a subsidiary of FirstGroup based in Aberdeen, Scotland. (Photo/Contributed)
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25-year-old seeks Kelowna city council nomination

The municipal election is October 15

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Council got a look at the Regional District Central Okanagan’s draft housing strategy at its June 21 meeting. (File photo)

Lake Country council sees need for affordable housing advocacy

‘We’ve had a number of affordable housing projects that failed at the provincial and federal level’

Council got a look at the Regional District Central Okanagan’s draft housing strategy at its June 21 meeting. (File photo)
Adoption of the bylaw is expected late this summer, however, it will still need provincial approval. (File photo)

New zoning bylaw will help carry out great vision for Kelowna: Mayor

The new zoning bylaw has been streamlined by city staff

Adoption of the bylaw is expected late this summer, however, it will still need provincial approval. (File photo)
Conceptual rendition of apartment development proposed for Clements Crescent (Photo/Porchlight Developments)

Peachland public hearing pans proposal for apartment complex

‘Please consider the families already living there and keep our neighbourhood safe’

Conceptual rendition of apartment development proposed for Clements Crescent (Photo/Porchlight Developments)
James Kay was the city’s development engineering manager from 2016 to 2021. (Photo contributed)

Former city engineer first to declare Kelowna council bid

‘I’m running to ensure Kelowna continues on a path of responsible growth’

James Kay was the city’s development engineering manager from 2016 to 2021. (Photo contributed)
Gord Portman presents Penticton mayor John Vassilaki with a cheque for $8,030 at the conclusion of Tuesday’s city council meeting. (Submitted)

Dream comes true for local hero as Penticton’s Memorial Bench becomes reality

Gord Portman presented an $8,000 cheque to city council for lakefront bench construction

Gord Portman presents Penticton mayor John Vassilaki with a cheque for $8,030 at the conclusion of Tuesday’s city council meeting. (Submitted)
Council has heard an update on the city’s Community Climate Action Plan. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Kelowna aims to meet climate change goals

‘By 2018 the community achieved nearly a 17 per cent reduction in per capita emissions’

Council has heard an update on the city’s Community Climate Action Plan. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
Kelowna council voted in favour of Recycle BC taking over curbside collection, and urged a multi-container system be used over boxes. (File photo)

Kelowna council to Recycle BC: Keep the bins, include glass

‘If we take a step to go to a box system I don’t believe our citizens will appreciate that’

Kelowna council voted in favour of Recycle BC taking over curbside collection, and urged a multi-container system be used over boxes. (File photo)
Quality of life indicators saw a drop this year, compared to the 2020 survey. (Contributed)

Quality of life in Kelowna good, but perceived getting worse: survey

“I don’t really want to take this report card home and show it to my mother”

Quality of life indicators saw a drop this year, compared to the 2020 survey. (Contributed)
Kelowna council is getting an update on the Mission Creek Restoration Initiative. (Photo contributed)

Managing Mission Creek for the future

Ongoing restoration plan seeks to restore natural functions to the lower reaches of the creek

Kelowna council is getting an update on the Mission Creek Restoration Initiative. (Photo contributed)
West Kelowna City Hall. (File photo)

West Kelowna councillor OK with pay raise, not benefits

Coun. Doug Findlater also disagreed with “so-called employer city taxpayer-funded pension plans”

West Kelowna City Hall. (File photo)
The city will also conduct the Kelowna school trustee election on behalf of the board of education. (File photo)

Nomination packages soon to be available at Kelowna city hall

General voting day for B.C. municipal elections is Oct. 15

The city will also conduct the Kelowna school trustee election on behalf of the board of education. (File photo)
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