KDKM

News Blog

Welcome to the KDKM news blog.

Here you will find stories on KDKM’s own projects as well as activities of interest in the neighbourhood at large.

Feel free to send any story ideas or issues you feel would be of concern to KDKM members this way.

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KDKM Growth Survey Results 2020

KDKM created this survey to help our members identify and prioritize current issues, concerns, and future hopes for the North End area. The results represent the feedback of 40 current North End residents.

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Memory Lane

Old Photos of Kelowna’s North End

A collection of photos of Kelowna’s North End. If you have any photos or memories of the Kelowna Downtown Knox Mountain neighbourhood, please send them our way.

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City Planning

Richter Street Interim Sidewalk Pilot Project

The section of Richter Street from Vaughn to Recreation is very busy with businesses, brew pubs and nearby recreation facilities. There is a need for a sidewalk on the West side of the street. With future re-development potential in the area, a permanent concrete sidewalk would not be a good investment.

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City Planning

Okanagan Rail Trail Connection to Waterfront Park

The Okanagan Rail Trail forms an important all ages and abilities walking and bicycling connection between Downtown, UBCO and points in-between. As of 2018, the trail has been a paved surface from the Airport to west of Ellis St. This project will extend trail from its current endpoint, west of Ellis, to Sunset Dr, which then connects to the Waterfront Park pathway.

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City Planning

Royal View Dr. Geotechnical Engineering

In 2020, Council reviewed a 3 year plan to rehabilitate the landslide issue above Knox Mountain Metals and below residential developments on Royal View Avenue.

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Industry Watch

Future of Tolko Site Unclear

Castanet: “Tolko tight lipped on future of Kelowna mill site as demolition continues. Sources have told Castanet the company and City of Kelowna are in discussions concerning the nearly 40 acre parcel of waterfront property in the city’s north end. The exact nature of those discussions are not known.”

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