Alistair Waters

B.C. Liberal leadership front-runner slams planned election referendum

Dianne Watts says changing to proportional representation will hurt rural B.C.

Controversial supportive housing proposal approved in Kelowna

Freedom House, slated for Rutland area, gets council approval after long, emotional public hearing.

Kelowna owes $1.1 million in back pay to RCMP officers

City is on the hook after the federal government approved two pay hikes

Fed workers fed up

Federal employees affected by faulty Phoenix payroll system protest outside Kelowna MP’s office.

Project Literacy Kelowna wins Canadian premiers’ award

The Kelowna-based group named this year’s winner of the Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

Trudeau standing firm on proposed tax changes

Tweaking may occur but changes are coming vows the prime minister.

Kelowna chamber president refutes PM’s taxation claims

Tom Dyas says Justin Trudeau is wrong to say high-income earners pay less tax than $50K folks

Building awards finalists announced

This year 37 finalists will vie for Thompson Okanagan Kootenay Commercial Building Awards.

Prime minister welcomes Canada’s newest citizens in Kelowna

Justin Trudeau thanks the 60 new citizens for choosing Canada

Four-legged, furry stress busters

Just 20 minutes with a dog significantly reduces stress, says new UBC Okanagan research.

Premier hails ‘extraordinary’ effort by fire crews

John Horgan flew over Philpott Road fire after touring fire-ravaged areas in Central B.C.

Okanagan added to B.C. smokey sky advisory

People with breathing problems advised to stay indoors.

Revamped downtown Kelowna hotel plan revealed

The hotel building, slated for the foot of Queensway, would be taller and include residences.

Pro-Western think tank urges support for Trans Pacific Partnership

Canada West Foundation wants B.C. Liberal MPs to speak up at Kelowna caucus meeting

New trades seats for Okanagan College

New NDP government announces $196,000 to add 46 more student spaces.

Invasive mussels found on 15 boats entering B.C.

Five of the boats were headed to the Okanagan but were stopped and quarantined, says the province.

Ninth annual Okanagan Feast of Fields a hit

Outdoor event showcases foods and food preparation from throughout the valley.

Pump down the volume

Kelowna city hall tells Rock The Lake organizers to lower the volume at this weekend’s music event.

Return to single-tier ALR says minister

New NDP Agriculture Minister Lana Popham says she supports abolishing the current two-tier system.

Despite hot, dry weather, water still being released from Okanagan Lake

Government official says lake is still 20 centimetres above the target level.