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  • Kelowna firefighters helping local Denny's raise money with every coffee this Saturday

    KELOWNA - If you’re headed out for your morning coffee this Saturday, you can top it up with a donation towards the community.
  • Family’s Naramata heritage reflected in PRH gift

    In Naramata, the June family’s orchard roots run deep.  
  • Aboriginal supportive recovery beds planned for newly opened wellness centre

    Interior Health (IH), in partnership with the Esk’etemc First Nation and the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), is pleased to announce plans for six new Aboriginal supportive recovery beds in the brand new Alkali Lake Wellness Centre, to enhance mental health and substance use (MHSU) services for Aboriginal residents of the Thompson Cariboo region.
  • 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:
  • Swinging with the Stars marks a decade of fundraising for the Central Okanagan Hospice Association

    Kelowna, BC ~ The Central Okanagan Hospice Association (COHA) is proud to announce the 10th Anniversary of Swinging with the Stars March 10, 2018.

    Ten years of fundraising is being marked with this year’s theme “Dancing Through the Decades” along with a showcase of past alumni and all the glitz and glamour the signature event has become known for.
  • RDCO Christmas-New Year’s Closures

    <p>All services and programs provided from offices in the Regional District of Central Okanagan on KLO Road in Kelowna will be closed from Monday, December 25th through Monday, January 1st. </p><p>During this time any emergencies involving Regional District water systems should be directed to 250-868-5299. Payments, business license renewals or new license purchases may be made online while the office is closed at <a href="http://www.regionaldistrict.com/payments">www.regionaldistrict.com/payments</a>.</p><p>We look forward to serving you again at 8:00 am Tuesday, January 2nd.</p><p>This year curbside waste collection is affected during the Christmas-New Year’s holiday period. There won’t be any collection on either Christmas Day, Monday the 25th or New Year’s Day, Monday the 1st of January. As a result, curbside pick-up moves ahead one day during the last week of December and first week of January. During these weeks only, residents who normally have collection on Monday should put their carts at the curb on Tuesday. Tuesday collection will be on Wednesday, Thursday collection on Friday and Friday pick-up will take place on Saturday December 30th and Saturday, January 6th. The weekday collection schedule returns to normal on Monday, January 8th. View <a href="http://regionaldistrict.com/recycle">regionaldistrict.com/recycle</a> for details.</p><p>The <a href="https://www.regionaldistrict.com/your-services/waste-reduction-office.aspx">Westside Residential Waste Disposal and Recycling Centre</a> on Asquith Road in West Kelowna will be closed on Christmas Day Monday, December 25th and New Year’s Day Monday, January 1st.</p><p>The <a href="https://www.regionaldistrict.com/your-services/waste-reduction-office/disposal-locations/traders-cove-transfer-station.aspx">Traders Cove Transfer Station</a> just off Westside Road is not affected this year by holiday closures. The <a href="https://www.regionaldistrict.com/your-services/waste-reduction-office/disposal-locations/north-westside-road-transfer-station.aspx">North Westside Road Transfer Station</a> on the Whiteman Creek Forest Service Road will be closed Christmas Day (Monday, December 25th) and New Year’s Day Monday, January 1st.</p><p>The<a href="https://www.regionaldistrict.com/your-services/parks-services/environmental-education-centre-for-the-okanagan-(eeco).aspx"> Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan</a> (EECO) in <a href="https://www.regionaldistrict.com/your-services/parks-services/parks-and-trails/23-mission-creek-regional-park.aspx">Mission Creek Regional Park</a> will be closed Saturday, December 23rd through Tuesday, December 26th and Saturday, December 30th through Monday, January 1st. ‘Story Time at the EECO’ will not be held on Tuesday, December 26th. It resumes at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 2nd.</p><hr style="width: 100%" /><p>FYI contains information submitted from the public and is displayed exactly as it was received. Information is clearly attributed in bylines and not created by iNFOnews.ca staff. For more information, please contact the referring organization. If you have questions about FYI, or would like to submit information to FYI, please send directly to <a href="mailto:fyi@infonews.ca"> fyi@infonews.ca.</a></p>
  • 2017 Swingin’ Christmas concert marks the end of an era of Atherton family participation in the annual tradition of Lake Country Big Band

    Lake Country, BC – Lake Country Big Band continues to perform for community events and fundraisers
  • Council Meeting November 28, 2017

    Water Rates Adopted
    Council adopted bylaws which will lead to Council’s desire for one water system, one water rate and one quality of water for all West Kelowna residents.
  • Penticton volunteers number tops 300 as city opens its hearts to Canada’s top women curlers

    The City of Penticton is opening its heart to Canada’s top women curlers and fans for the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, scheduled for Jan. 27-Feb. 4 at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.
  • Sheet metal career paths on display at open house

    The need for skilled Sheet Metal Workers locally and across B.C. has prompted Okanagan College to open the doors to one of its newest shops so potential students can test-drive the trade this fall.

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