Kelowna

The Okanagan Rail Trail, which is 50km in length, starts at the north end of Kalamalka Lake and ends at the center of Okanagan Lake, downtown Kelowna. (Contributed)

Funding secured to connect Rutland to the Okanagan Rail Trail

Province, feds kicking in a combined $2.4 million for the project

The Okanagan Rail Trail, which is 50km in length, starts at the north end of Kalamalka Lake and ends at the center of Okanagan Lake, downtown Kelowna. (Contributed)
A photo of the construction site after the fallen crane’s removal on July 19, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Kelowna Capital News)

Remainder of collapsed Kelowna crane dismantled, evacuation orders still in place

Further assessment needs to take place, update expected Tuesday morning

A photo of the construction site after the fallen crane’s removal on July 19, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Kelowna Capital News)
A group of students from Uruguay pose for a souvenir picture on the Olympic Rings set outside the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Saturday, March 21, 2020. The Olympic flame from Greece arrived in Japan Friday, even as the opening of the the Tokyo Games in four months is in doubt with more voices suggesting the games should to be postponed or canceled because of the worldwide virus pandemic. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Okanagan athletes, coach headed to Tokyo Olympics

Six athletes and one coach will represent the Okanagan at this year’s Olympics

A group of students from Uruguay pose for a souvenir picture on the Olympic Rings set outside the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Saturday, March 21, 2020. The Olympic flame from Greece arrived in Japan Friday, even as the opening of the the Tokyo Games in four months is in doubt with more voices suggesting the games should to be postponed or canceled because of the worldwide virus pandemic. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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2 arrested after allegedly trying to flee Kelowna RCMP in stolen vehicle

During an attempt to evade police, the suspect vehicle struck several police and civilian vehicles

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Cailen is pictured here with his girlfriend Jaydean. He was planning to propose to her before he was killed in a crane collapse in Kelowna. (GoFundMe)

Canadian country star pays tribute to cousin killed in Kelowna crane collapse

Aaron Pritchett described Cailen Vilness as a ‘prince of a man’

Cailen is pictured here with his girlfriend Jaydean. He was planning to propose to her before he was killed in a crane collapse in Kelowna. (GoFundMe)
Security footage shows a teenager pouring flour all over the hood of a parked vehicle in Glenmore on July 14. (Jim Wilson/Facebook)

VIDEO: Teens pour flour on car, fountain in Kelowna neighbourhood

Security footage shows teens messing around at nearly 4 a.m. on July 14

Security footage shows a teenager pouring flour all over the hood of a parked vehicle in Glenmore on July 14. (Jim Wilson/Facebook)
30 days free storage available at the Kelowna or West Kelowna U-Haul(Black Press File Photo)

U-Haul Kelowna offers free storage to those displaced by wildfires

Over 300 communities are on evacuation alert as of July 15

30 days free storage available at the Kelowna or West Kelowna U-Haul(Black Press File Photo)
A worker looks on as a police officer investigates a collapsed crane resting on the building it damaged in Kelowna, B9.C., Monday, July 12, 2021.The body of the fifth man killed in the collapse of the crane has been recovered. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alistair Waters)

WorkSafeBC conducting investigation into Kelowna crane collapse

The investigation will look into what caused the crane to collapse

A worker looks on as a police officer investigates a collapsed crane resting on the building it damaged in Kelowna, B9.C., Monday, July 12, 2021.The body of the fifth man killed in the collapse of the crane has been recovered. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alistair Waters)
The collapsed crane at a downtown Kelowna construction site is slightly shorter on Wednesday, July 14, after crews completed the first stage of its disassembly. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Evacuation order remains in effect for downtown Kelowna as crane disassembly continues

Outside experts are being brought in to aid in the disassembly and removal of the collapsed crane

The collapsed crane at a downtown Kelowna construction site is slightly shorter on Wednesday, July 14, after crews completed the first stage of its disassembly. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
The vigil will include an open mic period for those wishing to speak (via North Okanagan Labour Council/ Facebook)

Kelowna crane collapse victims to be remembered at vigil

Residents are invited near the crash site to pay their respects

The vigil will include an open mic period for those wishing to speak (via North Okanagan Labour Council/ Facebook)
A task force will be established for community members to participate in political action for LGBTQ2S+ rights in Kelowna. (Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing)

Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray taken to task for vote against conversion therapy ban

LGBTQ2S+ community town hall participants calling for Gray to be held accountable for the vote

A task force will be established for community members to participate in political action for LGBTQ2S+ rights in Kelowna. (Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing)
The collapsed crane at a downtown Kelowna construction site is slightly shorter on Wednesday, July 14, after crews completed the first stage of its disassembly. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Disassembly begins after deadly Kelowna crane collapse; evacuation order partially lifted

Some residents, businesses allowed to return more than two days after collapse

The collapsed crane at a downtown Kelowna construction site is slightly shorter on Wednesday, July 14, after crews completed the first stage of its disassembly. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)

PHOTOS: High-vis vests displayed to honour 5 killed in Kelowna crane collapse

Locals are posting photos to social media under the hashtag #hangahighvisoutside

Kelowna residents and businesses are taking part in the #hangahighvisoutside trend to honour victims of a deadly downtown crane collapse on Monday, July 12. (Liseanne Doiron/facebook)
David Dube won $500,000 in the January 19th, 2021 draw. (Contributed)

Kelowna man shocked after $500K lottery win

David Dube won the money through a Lotto Max Extra ticket

David Dube won $500,000 in the January 19th, 2021 draw. (Contributed)
Flower bouquets hang from a gate on St. Paul Street, with the remains of the crane still standing in the background near the site of the collapse. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Here’s what we know about the five men killed in Kelowna crane collapse

Five people died when the crane collapsed at around 11 a.m. on Monday

Flower bouquets hang from a gate on St. Paul Street, with the remains of the crane still standing in the background near the site of the collapse. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
The crane pictured here in operation on March 26, 2021, before it collapsed while being taken down on Monday. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News file photo)

Fifth body found in Kelowna crane collapse, investigations continue

Man buried beneath rubble when the crane fell on his office building

The crane pictured here in operation on March 26, 2021, before it collapsed while being taken down on Monday. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News file photo)
Emergency crews responding to a downtown Kelowna construction site after a crane fell on Monday, July 12. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Deadly Kelowna crane collapse sparks calls for mandatory training, certification for operators

The incident killed five people, one who was a worker on an adjacent site

Emergency crews responding to a downtown Kelowna construction site after a crane fell on Monday, July 12. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
A worker looks on as a police officer investigates a collapsed crane resting on the building it damaged in Kelowna, B.C., Monday, July 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alistair Waters

UPDATE: Specialized rescue recovers man’s body after crane collapse in Kelowna

The man’s body was recovered at around midnight on Wednesday

A worker looks on as a police officer investigates a collapsed crane resting on the building it damaged in Kelowna, B.C., Monday, July 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alistair Waters
A GoFundMe campaign was set up for the Stemmer family after brothers Eric (pictured with his family) and Patrick Stemmer were killed in a crane collapse in Kelowna. (GoFundMe image)

GoFundMe set up for Salmon Arm brothers killed in crane collapse

Stemmer Construction operated crane which collapsed in Kelowna

A GoFundMe campaign was set up for the Stemmer family after brothers Eric (pictured with his family) and Patrick Stemmer were killed in a crane collapse in Kelowna. (GoFundMe image)
Two women look at the wreckage on the morning of Tuesday, July 13, after a crane collapsed in downtown Kelowna the day previous. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

VIDEO: 4 dead after Kelowna crane collapse, police say

A fifth person is presumed dead, buried beneath the wreckage

Two women look at the wreckage on the morning of Tuesday, July 13, after a crane collapsed in downtown Kelowna the day previous. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)