City of West Kelowna

The Nouissers stand outside their Peachland home which was the scene of an armed police response that may have been predicted by a swatting call on Apr. 16, 2022 (Photo/Gary Barnes)

‘What am I charged with?’ Peachland couple seeks RCMP apology after suspected swatting call

“They marched through my house with guns drawn going ‘clear’, top floor clear.’”

 

The Nouissers stand outside their Peachland home which was the scene of an armed police response that may have been predicted by a swatting call on Apr. 16, 2022 (Photo/Gary Barnes)

‘What am I charged with?’ Peachland couple seeks RCMP apology after suspected swatting call

“They marched through my house with guns drawn going ‘clear’, top floor clear.’”

 

Male Redwing Blackbirds have distinct patches of red on their wings (File Photo)

Celebrating fathers of all species around the Okanagan

Happy Father’s Day to all kinds of dads

 

WFN government is now preparing for a general election and vote of its membership on Sept. 15. (File photo)

Westbank First Nation looks to future after resignation of Chief Derickson

‘Including open and inclusive dialogue with its membership, all members of council, and administration’

WFN government is now preparing for a general election and vote of its membership on Sept. 15. (File photo)
Okanagan Lake is now over full pool (File photo)

Okanagan Lake full and expected to continue to rise over weekend

The Central Okanagan Regional Emergency Program has announced that the lake is above full pool

Okanagan Lake is now over full pool (File photo)
WFN Chief Christopher Derickson has resigned, citing corruption within WFN. (Photo contributed)

Westbank First Nation Chief abruptly resigns over alleged “corruption”

‘Fighting corruption and promoting accountability, integrity, and transparency was the right thing to do’

WFN Chief Christopher Derickson has resigned, citing corruption within WFN. (Photo contributed)
A potential child luring incident is being investigated by West Kelowna RCMP. (File)

Stranger allegedly grabs child in West Kelowna

Police are looking for witnesses

A potential child luring incident is being investigated by West Kelowna RCMP. (File)
Dee McWatters is the director of trans community involvement with the Kelowna Pride Society (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘No one goes through transition just to win’: Okanagan hockey player speaks out for trans sport

Dee McWatters, believes everyone has a place in sport, regardless of gender

Dee McWatters is the director of trans community involvement with the Kelowna Pride Society (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Students from Sənsisyustən were proud to show off their mural at the Beercroft Fuel station in Westbank (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Indigenous designed mural unveiled in Okanagan

The Beercroft Fuel station comissioned the piece to show gratitude for being able to operate on the Indigenous land

Students from Sənsisyustən were proud to show off their mural at the Beercroft Fuel station in Westbank (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Looking towards West Kelowna. (BC Highway Cams)

Equipment blaze sparks in former Mt. Law wildfire area above West Kelowna

A forestry company salvaging timber had a piece of equipment catch fire

Looking towards West Kelowna. (BC Highway Cams)
Bear plays with wine bottle outside West Kelowna home. (Image: Teisha Saunders)

Bear cub searches for snacks at West Kelowna home

The bear spent Monday afternoon in a Glenrosa backyard

Bear plays with wine bottle outside West Kelowna home. (Image: Teisha Saunders)
File photo. (Black Press Media)

Penticton man takes off in cab after allegedly robbing 2 Central Okanagan businesses

Robberies happened at Kelowna gas station and the West Kelowna Walmart

File photo. (Black Press Media)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: Canada’s lakes

Your morning start for Monday, June 6

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

West Kelowna RCMP detonate explosive device found on roadside

The item was found on Bartley Road on Thursday, May 26

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
(Photo - Contributed)

West Kelowna author discusses mental health the ‘fairway’ in new book

After battling through manic episodes in the nineties, Walin hasn’t been hospitalized since 1999

(Photo - Contributed)
A winner from the 2019 Rutland Car Show. (Contributed)

‘Revitalized’ Kelowna Car & Bike Show returns

Show has been cancelled the last two years due to pandemic

A winner from the 2019 Rutland Car Show. (Contributed)
Noah Rubuliak rides in last weekend's 'Fire in the Mountains' bike race in West Kelowna. (Joe Roberts/ Jump into frame photography)

Cool kind of ‘Fire in the Mountains’ at West Kelowna bike event

West Kelowna firefighters organized the charity event

Noah Rubuliak rides in last weekend's 'Fire in the Mountains' bike race in West Kelowna. (Joe Roberts/ Jump into frame photography)
PHOTO: Central Okanagan International Education

Violence threat at West Kelowna school leaves parents shaken

School district, RCMP respond to threat scribbled on bathroom wall

PHOTO: Central Okanagan International Education
Penticton’s Wildstone Construction Group is among four Okanagan companies named among Canada’s Best Managed by Deloitte. (wildstone.com photo)

Four Okanagan companies named among Canada’s Best Managed

Two from Vernon, one each from Penticton and West Kelowna named to Deloitte’s Best Managed companies list

Penticton’s Wildstone Construction Group is among four Okanagan companies named among Canada’s Best Managed by Deloitte. (wildstone.com photo)
(Photo - RCMP/Contributed)
(Photo - RCMP/Contributed)