City of Kelowna

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (Youtube / City of Kelowna)

Kelowna mayor claims spotty attendance at regional district is not due to volunteerism

Basran also denies claims he only volunteered at KGH to get an early vaccine

 

Hotel Eldorado in Kelowna. (Eldorado Resort/Facebook)

City of Kelowna sues Hotel Eldorado over boardwalk access

Gate currently blocks access to a normally publicly accessible walkway along Okanagan Lake

 

The former BC Tree Fruits office building at 1473 Water Street sold for $7.5 million in December 2020. (Contributed)

Former BC Tree Fruits Kelowna packinghouse listed for $20M

Listing says the downtown Kelowna property could be part of a ‘master-planned waterfront community’

 

A concept rendering of the proposed "Culinary College for Humanity." (Contributed)

Kelowna council cautiously supports winery’s culinary college vision

‘The ALC should be aware we have concerns and it’s not a slam dunk’

A concept rendering of the proposed "Culinary College for Humanity." (Contributed)
Rutland commercial core murals on the side of business building. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)

Higher density appeals to Rutland business core

Building height of three to 12 storeys envisioned for Roxby, Asher roads.

Rutland commercial core murals on the side of business building. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)
A map of the South Perimiter Road. (City of Kelowna)

Construction begins for Kelowna’s long-awaited South Perimeter Road

The Upper Mission will soon be accessible via Southeast Kelowna

A map of the South Perimiter Road. (City of Kelowna)
A section of Mission Creek Greenway will be temporarily closed for two weeks.

Section of Mission Creek Greenway temporarily closed

Trails are undergoing restoration and repairs from flooding

A section of Mission Creek Greenway will be temporarily closed for two weeks.
Bernard Avenue in Downtown Kelowna on July 27, 2020. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)

Kelowna again hoping to close Bernard Avenue to vehicles this summer

City is planning for live music, street games to animate pedestrian-only street

Bernard Avenue in Downtown Kelowna on July 27, 2020. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)
A render of the proposed expansion at Kelowna Christian School. (City of Kelowna)

City council backs major Kelowna Christian School expansion

The proposal will now go to the Agricultural Land Commission

A render of the proposed expansion at Kelowna Christian School. (City of Kelowna)
Summerhill Pyramid Winery. (Contributed)

Fear of ‘hotel in a vineyard’ prompts Kelowna council to defer culinary school decision

City council needs assurance the educational facility proposed at Summerhill Winery will be used as stated

Summerhill Pyramid Winery. (Contributed)
An individual experiencing homelessness stands on Leon Avenue in downtown Kelowna after receiving supplies from the Gospel Mission outreach team. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

New City of Kelowna shelter strategy in the works

The community shelter plan will be based on four core principles: choice, healing, community and safety

An individual experiencing homelessness stands on Leon Avenue in downtown Kelowna after receiving supplies from the Gospel Mission outreach team. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Female deputy fire chief embraces the challenges

“Fighting a fire can be taught to anyone,” says Kelowna deputy fire chief, Sandra Follack

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna council advocates for increased provincial social assistance payments

Coun. Loyal Wooldridge tabled the motion, says many people on those payments live below the poverty line

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Supt. Kara Triance took over as the officer in charge of the Kelowna RCMP detachment in October 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Enforcing COVID-19 health orders a learning curve for Kelowna RCMP, says top cop

Supt. Kara Triance says the detachment has faced several new challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Supt. Kara Triance took over as the officer in charge of the Kelowna RCMP detachment in October 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
A concept rendering of a newly-proposed 41-storey tower on Doyle Avenue in downtown Kelowna alongside several other approved projects in the area. (Contributed)

Another sky-high residential tower proposed in downtown Kelowna

Plans for a 41-storey residential building were submitted to the city last week

A concept rendering of a newly-proposed 41-storey tower on Doyle Avenue in downtown Kelowna alongside several other approved projects in the area. (Contributed)
Rori Denness throws a javelin during BC Summer Games in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)

Kelowna ready to back bid for 2026 BC Summer Games

If the bid is accepted, it would mark the fourth time Kelowna has been chosen to host the event

Rori Denness throws a javelin during BC Summer Games in 2016. (Black Press Media file photo)
RCMP on scene of KGH, Wednesday night. (Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News)

RCMP swarm streets near Kelowna General Hospital

It’s unclear why police have blocked off several streets in the Pandosy area

RCMP on scene of KGH, Wednesday night. (Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News)
The City of Kelowna is looking to change its micro-mobility program to allow a single operator to provide e-bike-share services to the city, in hopes it will pique interest among service providers. (Contributed)

Kelowna looks to offer exclusivity for e-bike-share operator, not e-scooters

Kelowna’s e-scooter sharing market will remain competitive, while the city seeks a lone e-bike-share operator

The City of Kelowna is looking to change its micro-mobility program to allow a single operator to provide e-bike-share services to the city, in hopes it will pique interest among service providers. (Contributed)
A concept rendering of the proposed Promontory 2 project, located on Hewetson Court near Kuiper’s Peak Mountain Park in Upper Mission. (Contributed)

Kelowna condo development proposal reaches for mountain tops

A developer has proposed a 78-unit condo development atop one of the Kelowna’s highest mountain parks

A concept rendering of the proposed Promontory 2 project, located on Hewetson Court near Kuiper’s Peak Mountain Park in Upper Mission. (Contributed)
A rendering of the proposed “Aqua” resort in Kelowna’s Lower Mission area. (Contributed)

Towering waterfront resort planned in Kelowna

Mission Group’s ‘Aqua’ resort has been in the works for more than a decade

A rendering of the proposed “Aqua” resort in Kelowna’s Lower Mission area. (Contributed)