By Daily Courier Staff
A tourism organization is spending $3 million promoting B.C. skiing in the U.S. despite the continuing closure of Kelowna's airport to international flights.
Continuation of 50% capacity limits at venues throughout the Interior Health region reflects relatively low vaccination rates and the continuing spread of COVID-19, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says.
Seven percent of healthcare workers in the B.C. Southern Interior are now on unpaid leave after refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Quicker approval of housing projects that conform to Kelowna's official community plan is foreseen with changes to provincial regulations.
The former chief commissioner of Canada’s National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will be the next speaker in UBC Okanagan’s distinguished speaker series.
The widespread ban on motorized vehicle access to the fire-affected Okanagan backcountry is unusual but necessary, the government says.
School districts should ask the public what they think of making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for teachers and other employees, the provincial government says.
While a B.C. government proposal to begin charging $25 for routine freedom of information requests generated howls of protest this week, that fee could be a “red herring” meant to distract from other planned changes to the landmark legislation, says Penticton MLA Dan Ashton.
Okanagan College and the Osoyoos Indian Band were recognized with FortisBC’s 2021 Efficiency in Action Awards for completing energy efficiency upgrades.
While there are some people who believe there is a haunting at the Westbank Museum, the only ghouls at the museum next week will be props from the City of West Kelowna.
Tens of thousands of acres in the fire-scarred Okanagan landscape are now off-limits to operators of motorized vehicles.
A $60,000 government-funded study will address issues of "misinformation" said to circulate among disgruntled residents of a largely-rural area in the Central Okanagan.
A high-profile property in the Lower Mission is currently under-used and should be rezoned to support a broader range of commercial activity, city planners have been told.
Kelowna has become the first community in the Okanagan to require its municipal employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be put on leave without pay.
Road-clearing operations in Kelowna will be reviewed in the wake of a Supreme Court of Canada judgement that held the City of Nelson could be liable for a woman injured in a snowbank in that community.
Sheryl Theesen had been thinking earlier this year about moving her husband Chuck from the Pine Acres long-term care home operated by Westbank First Nation.
Westbank First Nation is closing its Pine Acres Home for seniors because of staffing shortages, an unfortunate decision that Chief Christopher Derickson pins squarely on the vaccine mandate.
A horrible one-day weather change is illustrated by these two pictures taken 24 hours apart on the shore of Okanagan Lake. Tuesday''s sunny and calm conditions gave way to Wednesday's blustery mess.
Residents of the Glenmore area of Kelowna have retained bragging rights to the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate in the B.C. Interior, new data shows.
After taking last year off due to COVID-19, Big White Ski Club will host its 50th annual Ski & Board Swap on Saturday at New Life Church, 2041 Harvey Ave. (behind MEC), in Kelowna.
Until the 1950s, Okanagan Lake was the main highway for travellers, with 32 landings and wharves between Okanagan Landing in the north and Penticton in the south. For decades, the early boats and large sternwheelers comprised the main connection to the outside world for people living along t…