City of Kelowna

A Kelowna resident donated a boardgame set in the city to the Capital News. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Kelowna-themed board game lands in Capital News office

Local resident Perry Gurniak found the board game at a thrift store

A Kelowna resident donated a boardgame set in the city to the Capital News. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
WestJet planes at YLW. (Capital News file photo)

Status quo for WestJet at Kelowna International Airport despite airline’s cutbacks

Airport roles will be contracted out but WestJet didn’t say how many Kelowna employees will be let go

WestJet planes at YLW. (Capital News file photo)
A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)

Public hearing for controversial Kelowna Costco relocation goes digital

Notice on the city’s website states people will need to participate in the hearing electronically

A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)
Hand of man giving car keys to designated driver

Designated driver service pivots during COVID-19

Gals Designated Drivers started delivering groceries to homes when the pandemic started

Hand of man giving car keys to designated driver
The former BC Tree Fruits office building at 1473 Water Street has been sold. (Contributed)

BC Tree Fruits downtown Kelowna office sold for $7.5M

Historic building sold for 44 per cent more than the $5.2-million asking price

The former BC Tree Fruits office building at 1473 Water Street has been sold. (Contributed)
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

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

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Kelowna based tattoo artist returns to Rutland stomping grounds

Pitch Black Tattoo opened up on July 1, 2020

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
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