Michael Rodriguez

A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)

Contentious Kelowna Costco relocation moved to public hearing

Costco looking to move less than a kilometre away to build a larger store with more parking, gas bar

A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)
A woman being arrested at a Kelowna Value Village after refusing to wear a mask on Nov. 22.(@Jules50278750/Twitter)

VIDEO: Woman arrested at Kelowna Value Village after refusing to wear mask, leave

RCMP claims the woman was uncooperative with officers, striking them a number of times and screaming

A woman being arrested at a Kelowna Value Village after refusing to wear a mask on Nov. 22.(@Jules50278750/Twitter)
Jennifer West, owner of Bean Scene North. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Anti-maskers yell at Kelowna café-owner who was holding her baby

Three maskless men entered Bean Scene North on Saturday afternoon looking for an argument, owner says

Jennifer West, owner of Bean Scene North. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Jason Townsend, wearing his Kelowna prospect patches. (Jason Townsend Facebook photo)

Trial dates set for two alleged Kelowna Hells Angels associates

Jason Townsend and Colin Michael Bayley will each stand trial on separate matters in May 2021

Jason Townsend, wearing his Kelowna prospect patches. (Jason Townsend Facebook photo)
Kelowna’s Post-Modern Connection performs for Riot on the Roof on the top of the Vernon Parkade Saturday, Aug. 22. The band is scheduled to play in the “Live @ The KCT” series in Kelowna on Dec. 4. (Vernon Public Art Gallery photo)

Kelowna concert series moves online due to new health orders

Rebellious Unicorns series ‘Live @ The KCT’ has moved to an online model until further notice

Kelowna’s Post-Modern Connection performs for Riot on the Roof on the top of the Vernon Parkade Saturday, Aug. 22. The band is scheduled to play in the “Live @ The KCT” series in Kelowna on Dec. 4. (Vernon Public Art Gallery photo)
Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna city staff recommend allocation for nearly $8M provincial COVID-19 grant

Staff suggest the funds be used for lost revenues, support for the Kelowna International Airport

Kelowna City Hall. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)

Controversial Kelowna Costco relocation inches closer to reality

Council will consider an OCP amendment and rezoning application regarding the project on Monday

A concept rendering of the proposed Costco at the corner of Baron, Leckie and Springfield roads. (WSP Global)
A view of Mission Creek in a digitally recreated Kelowna for the video game Minecraft.(City of Kelowna photo)

City of Kelowna recreates itself in Minecraft

Minecraft is a video game that allows players to explore a 3D world and create a built environment by extracting raw materials

A view of Mission Creek in a digitally recreated Kelowna for the video game Minecraft.(City of Kelowna photo)
KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence concept render. (Contributed)

Kelowna council approves plane-shaped aviation museum

The 60,000-square-foot facility will feature two hangars for heritage aircraft displays

KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence concept render. (Contributed)
Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Rapid transit could be on the horizon for the Central Okanagan

By 2040, the report suggests only certain areas of Kelowna would be dense enough to support rapid transit

Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Kelowna Law Courts. (File photo)

Lake Country man to spend 2.5 years in prison for assaulting a woman

The matter faced several complications in court due to allegations the lead investigator sent inappropriate texts to the victim

Kelowna Law Courts. (File photo)
The Kelowna Costco location on Highway 97. (Mackenzie Britton - Kelowna Capital News)

Police called to Kelowna Costco after patron refuses to wear mask

Person wouldn’t comply with mask mandate, wouldn’t leave store

The Kelowna Costco location on Highway 97. (Mackenzie Britton - Kelowna Capital News)
A B.C. Labour Relations Board decision has barred Kelowna Cabs from laying off its dispatchers to replace them with an app. (Facebook/Kelowna Cabs)

Dispatch staff to remain with Kelowna Cabs after union fight

The cab company unsuccesfully tried to lay off its dispatch staff to replace them with an app

A B.C. Labour Relations Board decision has barred Kelowna Cabs from laying off its dispatchers to replace them with an app. (Facebook/Kelowna Cabs)
École Kelowna Secondary School. (Contributed)

More COVID-19 exposures at Kelowna schools

KLO Middle and Kelowna Secondary schools have each recorded another case of the virus

École Kelowna Secondary School. (Contributed)
A snowfall warning for the Coquihalla forecasts 30–40 centimetres of snow throughout Sunday. (File photo)

Heavy snow expected on Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt

30–40 centimetres of snow expected through Sunday evening

A snowfall warning for the Coquihalla forecasts 30–40 centimetres of snow throughout Sunday. (File photo)
Bernard Avenue in Downtown Kelowna on July 27, 2020. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)

Kelowna council to consider yearly Bernard Avenue closure

The pilot project saw Bernard close to vehicles between July and September this year

Bernard Avenue in Downtown Kelowna on July 27, 2020. (Aaron Hemens - Black Press Media)
A nurse performs a test on a patient at a drive-in COVID-19 clinic in Montreal, on October 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

34 new cases of COVID-19 in Interior Health over past two days

Two new cases tied to outbreak at La Casa Resort in West Kelowna

A nurse performs a test on a patient at a drive-in COVID-19 clinic in Montreal, on October 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Staff cleaning city hall on Nov. 11 after the second vandalism incident within three weeks. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

$1,500 reward offered for information on Kelowna city hall vandalism

City hall has been defaced with messaging critical of COVID-19 response twice in the past month

Staff cleaning city hall on Nov. 11 after the second vandalism incident within three weeks. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

‘Lack of intelligence’: Kelowna mayor condemns anti-pandemic vandalism on city hall

Second time in past month Kelowna’s city hall vandalized with messaging critical of COVID-19 response

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran addresses media from the front steps of council chambers on March 23. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Real Canadian Superstore in Kelowna. (Google Maps)

Kelowna Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19

The last day the employee worked was Nov. 1

Real Canadian Superstore in Kelowna. (Google Maps)