City of Kelowna

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Kelowna companies the first in Canada to send cherries to Korea

Northern Cherries Inc. and Jealous Fruits Ltd. are packing up shipments this month

 

An RCMP cruiser sits outside a home on Kelowna’s Bechard Road after a suspicious death on Monday, Oct. 18. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Woman in Kelowna court on charges of murder of partner

Billie-Jo Bennett has been in custody since Dec. 2021

 

(Crime Stoppers/Submitted)

RCMP looking for trailer and skid-steer stolen in Kelowna

Reward of up to $2,000 offered for tips

(Crime Stoppers/Submitted)
(Black Press Media stock photo)

Man found dead at park in Kelowna

Police called out to Knowles Heritage Park

(Black Press Media stock photo)
Kelowna RCMP are asking for witnesses to come forward. (File photo)

Kelowna RCMP seek witness of Harley crash on Harvey Ave.

The collision occurred on Aug. 3 and both passengers of the motorcycle suffered severe injuries

Kelowna RCMP are asking for witnesses to come forward. (File photo)
(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

New brewery opens in Kelowna beer district

Railside Brewing opens its doors

(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Canadian passport (Pixabay)

MP Gray calls for expanded passport services in Kelowna

Passport office ‘lacks capacity’ to provide urgent pick-up

Canadian passport (Pixabay)
Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting. (File photo)

Still a ladder to climb on Kelowna fire staffing: Chief

‘We will continue to work on resourcing, training, and equipping our front-line responders’

Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting. (File photo)
Photos were taken with permission of a man concealing his identity with his belongings (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

The war on drugs in B.C. is a failed effort, says UBCO expert

Sana Shahram, PhD, said that the government should decriminalize drug use and provide safe supply.

Photos were taken with permission of a man concealing his identity with his belongings (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Clarance Greenspace at the intersection of Clarance Avenue and Kuipers Crescent. (Submitted)

Vandals poison Kelowna trees

Parks staff looking to identify culprits

Clarance Greenspace at the intersection of Clarance Avenue and Kuipers Crescent. (Submitted)
RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Concerned citizens take action with ‘out of control’ crime in Kelowna

Take Back Kelowna aim to increase crime reporting and say they are not a vigilante group

RCMP cruisers on scene at Global Fitness in Kelowna after a shooting on the morning of March 29, 2021. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
July 31 weapons and drug seizure (Kelowna RCMP)

Tricked by ‘bait car’ and blocked from escape, orchestrated by Kelowna RCMP

One man had climbed into the trunk of the vehicle attempting to hide from police.

July 31 weapons and drug seizure (Kelowna RCMP)
(Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Body discovered in Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, criminality suspected

Found near Shelter Bay Marina in West Kelowna

(Gary Barnes/Capital News)
Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)

Have fun, but stay safe on Okanagan Lake this weekend: Kelowna RCMP

More RCMP resources brought in for B.C. Day long weekend

Options for Kelowna non-boat owner residents and tourists to have fun on Okanagan Lake have expanded with the GetMyBoat service app. (Contributed)
The Morkin property in Southern Alberta. (Brent Calver/Nature Conservancy of Canada)

Fill your pack with snacks, scientists need to know how neat B.C. nature is

The BioBlitz, through the iNaturalist app, runs from July 28-Aug. 1

The Morkin property in Southern Alberta. (Brent Calver/Nature Conservancy of Canada)
Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Ave. (Zeidler Architecture graphic)

Kelowna council approves 25-storey downtown tower amid controversy

‘There’s no conspiracy going on just a fully committed developer’

Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Ave. (Zeidler Architecture graphic)
The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: Kelowna UBCO tower passes public hearing at 46-storeys

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
The Kelowna fire department is spread thin (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

City of Kelowna ‘playing with fire’, resources inadequate to manage blazes

Kelowna fire department spread thin with “unsafe staffing levels” and a lack of resources

The Kelowna fire department is spread thin (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Image from a video taken of the arrest on May 30 in downtown Kelowna.

Kelowna Mountie delivered ‘forceful’ blows, says expert in assault trial

Pietrzak’s hand was injured while punching a man who was being placed under arrest

Image from a video taken of the arrest on May 30 in downtown Kelowna.