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  • Holiday Office Closures at City of West Kelowna

    Happy holidays from the City of West Kelowna.

    Our administrative offices will be closed Christmas Day through New Year’s Day, but emergency and essential services will be provided during this time. Those offices that will be closed are:
  • Knox Mountain Drive set to progressively open

    Now that springtime temperatures have arrived, the bottom half of Knox Mountain Drive will be open to traffic starting tomorrow. The gate to the first lookout will open at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning with the upper half of Knox Mountain Drive set to open in two weeks, weather permitting.
  • West Kelowna City Council meeting highlights

    Canada 150 Flags Presentation
    Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola MP Dan Albas presented flags to be flown at city facilities in recognition of Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation, which will be officially celebrated July 1, 2017. City staff has also requested to use the Canada 150 logo for decorative banners on Boucherie Road Wine Trail and Westbank Centre.
  • New RDOS business education program

    The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) has hired GreenStep Solutions to undertake a business education campaign focused on small and medium businesses and multi-family units.
  • Boost Your Soil, Save Water

    KELOWNA - Here’s your chance to cut your garbage in half --and do your yard a big favor this gardening season with a new backyard composter and rain barrel.

    “Backyard composting is easy, rewarding, and something the whole family can get involved in!” says Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart with the Regional District Waste Reduction Office.
  • Yard waste pick up is back on in Central Okanagan

    KELOWNA - Gardening may be far from your mind with all the snow still covering the ground, but nevertheless, yard waste collection is back on! The first pickup of the season is also a great opportunity for anyone who may have stockpiled leaves and garden pruning’s’ from last fall to get them into the yard waste bin and out to the curb for disposal.
  • A guide to the holiday closures in the City of West Kelowna

    The City of West Kelowna wishes everyone happy holidays and reminds the public of the upcoming office closures and the services that will continue to be provided throughout the winter break.

    City Hall will be closed from 3:00 p.m. Friday, December 23, through 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 3. Administrative offices for Operations on Elliott Road, Utilities on Bartley Road and West Kelowna Fire Rescue at 2708 Ollala Road will also be closed.
  • Public discussions about Apex Mountain trash plans

    The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is asking residents, property owners and businesses at Apex Mountain Resort to comment on options for the development of a waste transfer station. An online survey has been set up and two public open houses are scheduled for early December.
  • Get ready to roll Penticton, the garbage carts are at the gates

    PENTICTON - The City of Penticton is excited to announce that the first wave of new carts has arrived. Delivery will start ahead of schedule. Staff are working diligently to guarantee the new garbage, recycle, and yard waste carts will be ready to roll on Sept. 1 with an aim for delivery to be complete by mid-September.
  • Ministry urges public to use common sense with bears

    VICTORIA - This time of year, bears throughout the province are out searching for available food sources as they fuel up for the winter months.

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