Kelowna News Staff

Evacuation alert for Dark Lake Valley area

There are 21 properties are affected

Okanagan’s smoke filled skies toxic to pets

Pet owners should take extra precautions with pets until smoke dissipates

Air support grounded as fires fill the skies with smoke

Update Aug. 19 1:25 p.m. A majority of air support is still…

Crews continue extinguish Snowy Mountain Wildfire

The 13,359 hectare wildfire is classified as held

Smoky skies means stay inside, according to Interior Health

The air quality in the Okanagan is considered a high risk

Flights from Kelowna International Airport affected by wildfire smoke

Passengers are being asked to check their flight’s status before arriving

Work continues on Monashee Complex wildfires

Crews will be assisted by helicopters if flying conditions improve

Crews continue mop up at Gottfriedsen Mountain wildfire

Firefighters are working alongside the military to extinguish the wildfire near West Kelowna

UPDATE Gottfriedsen Mountain wildfire now classified as under control

Firefighters are working alongside the military to extinguish the wildfire near West Kelowna

Vehicle accident closes highway near Enderby

Highway 97A is expected to reopen at 10 a.m.

UPDATED: Evacuation alert expanded due to wildfire near Princeton

The RDOS has issued alerts for properties in the electoral areas

UPDATE: Kelowna’s crying judge refuses to pull herself from case

Judge Monica McParland has refused to pull herself off the case.

Update: Cat saved, two West Kelowna homes gutted by BBQ fire

Family cat saved by firefighters

UPDATE: Crews still working to contain the wildfire north of Okanagan Connector

Update: Aug. 15 9:23 p.m. The Gottfriedsen Mountain wildfire, which was sparked…

Are you Canada’s next Masterchef?

Home cooks looking to follow their cuisine dreams can apply now.

Syrian refugee to share his story during Kelowna’s pride parade

Anas Qartoumeh, a gay Syrian refugee, will be this year’s Grand Marshal for the Pride March.

Crews are working to contain the wildfire north of Okanagan Connector

Update Monday, Aug. 13 2:04 p.m. The Gottfriedsen Mountain wildfire has grown…

Crews are working to contain the wildfire north of Okanagan Connector

Update: 12 p.m. The fire did receive some precipitation overnight Aug. 11.…

UBC study focuses on reducing the fear of being too happy

The study proves people are able to control their own happiness

Heavy smoke settles into the valley as wildfires continue to burn

Operations on the wildfires in the Kamloops Fire Centre are impacted by low visibility