City of Kelowna

A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)

Contentious Kelowna Costco relocation moved to public hearing

Costco looking to move less than a kilometre away to build a larger store with more parking, gas bar

 

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna city staff recommend allocation for nearly $8M provincial COVID-19 grant

Staff suggest the funds be used for lost revenues, support for the Kelowna International Airport

 

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Kelowna based tattoo artist returns to Rutland stomping grounds

Pitch Black Tattoo opened up on July 1, 2020

 

A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)

Controversial Kelowna Costco relocation inches closer to reality

Council will consider an OCP amendment and rezoning application regarding the project on Monday

A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)
A view of Mission Creek in a digitally recreated Kelowna for the video game Minecraft.(City of Kelowna photo)

City of Kelowna recreates itself in Minecraft

Minecraft is a video game that allows players to explore a 3D world and create a built environment by extracting raw materials

A view of Mission Creek in a digitally recreated Kelowna for the video game Minecraft.(City of Kelowna photo)
KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence concept render. (Contributed)

Kelowna council approves plane-shaped aviation museum

The 60,000-square-foot facility will feature two hangars for heritage aircraft displays

KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence concept render. (Contributed)
Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Rapid transit could be on the horizon for the Central Okanagan

By 2040, the report suggests only certain areas of Kelowna would be dense enough to support rapid transit

Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Bernard Avenue in Downtown Kelowna on July 27, 2020. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)

Kelowna council to consider yearly Bernard Avenue closure

The pilot project saw Bernard close to vehicles between July and September this year

Bernard Avenue in Downtown Kelowna on July 27, 2020. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)
Staff cleaning city hall on Nov. 11 after the second vandalism incident within three weeks. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

$1,500 reward offered for information on Kelowna city hall vandalism

City hall has been defaced with messaging critical of COVID-19 response twice in the past month

Staff cleaning city hall on Nov. 11 after the second vandalism incident within three weeks. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

‘Lack of intelligence’: Kelowna mayor condemns anti-pandemic vandalism on city hall

Second time in past month Kelowna’s city hall vandalized with messaging critical of COVID-19 response

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
The suspect is described as six feet tall with a slim build. (Kelowna RCMP)

Kelowna RCMP investigating second city hall tagging incident

The Kelowna city hall was hit with graffiti for the second time

The suspect is described as six feet tall with a slim build. (Kelowna RCMP)
City staff were once again cleaning the city hall after another vandalism incident. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Kelowna city hall hit with more graffiti

This time, the messages urged residents to remember the fallen

City staff were once again cleaning the city hall after another vandalism incident. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Julie Michaud speaks to a group of women back in February of this year. (Contributed)

Retail shop looks for support from Kelowna mall after receiving fine

An employee of makeup retailer Portia-Ella called in sick forcing the shop to open late

Julie Michaud speaks to a group of women back in February of this year. (Contributed)
Edward Malone was told his catering service can't operate out of a Rutland commercial kitchen due to zoning restrictions. (True Flavours Inc. - Facebook)

Zoning issues block Kelowna business owner’s dream

Edward Malone has worked hard to work his way up, but a recent setback has been discouraging

Edward Malone was told his catering service can't operate out of a Rutland commercial kitchen due to zoning restrictions. (True Flavours Inc. - Facebook)
Kelowna International Airport. ���Image: Capital News file

Small plane crashes at Kelowna Airport

The lone occupant of the aircraft suffered minor injuries

Kelowna International Airport. ���Image: Capital News file
(DiStefano Jaud Architecture)

Proposed development on Kelowna farmland raises red flags

Developer proposes gas station, car wash, liquor store, commercial buildings, in agricultural area

(DiStefano Jaud Architecture)
The Stuart Park ice rink in January 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Popular Kelowna outdoor ice rink will open amid COVID-19 pandemic

City council approved COVID-related changes to the Stuart Park ice rink’s operations

The Stuart Park ice rink in January 2020. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Unleashed Brewing Co. is set to be constructed in a new industrial development located at 889 Vaughan Avenue. (Contributed)

Dog-themed brewery coming to Kelowna

Unleashed Brewing Co. will also provide support to local animal shelters and homes for rescue dogs

Unleashed Brewing Co. is set to be constructed in a new industrial development located at 889 Vaughan Avenue. (Contributed)
Two rental-only apartment buildings at 726 Clement Avenue, located across the street from the Kelowna RCMP detachment. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Province opens ‘middle income’ housing in Kelowna

Prices on the units are $1,300 for a one-bedroom and $1,550 for a two-bedroom, nearing area-average prices

Two rental-only apartment buildings at 726 Clement Avenue, located across the street from the Kelowna RCMP detachment. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
The site of the former McDonald’s at 1746 Water Street. (Google Maps)

Demolition scheduled for former downtown Kelowna McDonald’s

The site was the subject of a lengthy lawsuit between the City of Kelowna and McDonald’s that was recently resolved

The site of the former McDonald’s at 1746 Water Street. (Google Maps)