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Local news for Kelowna, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Kelowna Capital News

Expanded RapidBus service, new routes and more hours coming to Kelowna regional transit

The arrival of the express transit service linking Westbank with the UBC Okanagan campus via downtown Kelowna along Highway 97 is one of several changes to be unveiled by the regional transit system starting next week.

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4 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna council says sky's the limit for new downtown hotel

A plan to build a 24-storey lakefront hotel in downtown Kelowna has crossed its final hurdle following city council's decision to allow it to be higher than council's current 19-storey limit for new buildings downtown.

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7 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Drunk crash on Westside Rd.

A drunk driver on Westside Road may have gotten the scare of his life when his truck went off the road Monday night.

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8 hrs ago | Castanet.net

New dock for Shannon Lake

The dock will be made possible through a $15,000 donation from the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC, the provincial government and the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation.

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12 hrs ago | Buses world news

Bus Markets Worldwide * India - Australia

In 100 such buses, the system has stopped functioning. So, the government instead of maintaining a good fleet of red buses is planning to give up on acquiring new ones... Such frequent incidents of breakdown cause traffic jams during peak hours.

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16 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

Bus ridership down slightly in Cranbrook

Ridership was down for the 2013/14 year on Cranbrook's buses. BC Transit noted a three per cent decrease over last year's ridership in an annual report presented through the city's administration.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Housing project for homeless needs a little support

The Inn from the Cold-a local registered charity dedicated to addressing the issue of homelessness-took possession of 1829 Chandler St. on July 1. This house is intended to serve as the office and free store site for Inn from the Cold, but also provide eight men experiencing chronic homelessness in Kelowna an option for permanent housing.

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Castanet.net

Sex assault trial continues

An alleged sexual assault victim described Tuesday in a Penticton courtroom that he experienced unexpected things during a relationship with an older man.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Elvis tribute performance in West Kelowna expected to be a hit

Attendance at Music in the Park continues to grow, with more than 7,100 fans having already enjoyed the free concert series this year, with just one event left this Friday.

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Parksville Qualicum News

B.C. VIEWS: Ruts in road to farmland changes

The month-long Agricultural Land Commission consultation closed Aug. 22, and the B.C. government is compiling the feedback received from a province-wide tour and invitation to comment.

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Prince George Citizen

Teachers mobilize for picket push

The union representing British Columbia's striking teachers plans to spend the final week before the scheduled start of classes increasing pressure on the provincial government by resurrecting picket lines, airing radio ads and staging rallies.

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Castanet.net

OK Sun take ALS challenge

The BC Junior Football League's Okanagan Sun accepted a challenge put forth by residents of Westwood Retirement Resort in West Kelowna.

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GlobalNews

Kelowna area teachers return to picket lines

"We all want to be back at work. We want to be teaching our kids but we want to be treated fairly and have a negotiated deal, a fair one to teachers," says Mary Hope while holding a sign reading Locked Out.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Castanet.net

Suspects sought in violent robbery

On August 23 at 1:45 a.m., Kelowna RCMP received a report of a robbery near Rutland Middle School, located at 715 Rutland Road North.

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Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna's mayor urges all governments to consult First Nations early when planning major projects

Kelowna's mayor says when it comes to regional projects, such as a bid by several Okanagan municipalities to acquire the unused CN rail line right-of-way between Kelowna and Vernon, it's vitally important to make sure area First Nations are consulted and included from the start.

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GlobalNews

West Kelowna grass fire

The fire started just before 4 p.m. this afternoon when a Richmond man was towing a boat along Westside Road when a wheel fell off the trailer, rolling into the dry grass and starting a fire.

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Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna council approves more money for Family Y building renovations

The bill to renovate the changing rooms at the Kelowna Family Y has jumped by $300,000 because the parts of the city-owned recreation facility were found to be in worse shape than originally thought.

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Castanet.net

Suspects sought in violent robbery

On August 23 at 1:45 a.m., Kelowna RCMP received a report of a robbery near Rutland Middle School, located at 715 Rutland Road North.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Kelowna's mayor urges all governments to consult First Nations early when planning major projects

Kelowna's mayor says when it comes to regional projects, such as a bid by several Okanagan municipalities to acquire the unused CN rail line right-of-way between Kelowna and Vernon, it's vitally important to make sure area First Nations are consulted and included from the start.

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GlobalNews

Historic Kelowna fruit warehouse flooded by burst pipe

A large water pipe burst at the old fruit co-op warehouse on Clement Avenue sometime Monday morning, where B.C. Tree Fruit operations ceased less than a month ago.

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