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Okanagan College orientation day filled with fun at Kalamalka campus

Grad tradition gets a failing grade

RCMP diverted party plans several times in Vernon and surrounding area

Trio helps kids test the waters

Inspirational leaders join forces to host youth camp to get kids in gear for back to school

Boaters blasted

Coldstream residents upset with boaters taking over swimming areas, mussel protection sought, bus costs adjusted, traffic calmed

Auto related crime up

RCMP report dip in crime, except for slight increase in auto theft and theft from cars

Lagoon preservation promoted

Preservation of Coldstream water feature urged by local biologist


Kids get a taste of watersports on Kalamalka Lake through summer camp

Mom saves the day

Quick action by mom saves BX home from fire early Sunday morning

Endangered owl protection sought

Foothills development threatening habitat of Western screech owl

Boat stolen from bible camp

Gardom Lake Bible Camp’s rescue boat was taken recently, along with two kayaks

McLachlan makes waves in Okanagan

Sarah McLachlan surfed Kalamalka Lake

Evacuees continue to find respite in Vernon

Local ESS centre has seen just under 1,000 evacuees - including most recently families from Clinton

Smoke in Southern Interior from U.S. wildfires

Fires burning in Washington affecting visibilty in southern areas of B.C.

Monte Lake blaze stays small

Fire crews remain on scene of another blaze near Monte Lake.

Campfire ban ignored

Three young males issued $1,150 tickets each

Quick-thinking trucker avoids tragedy

Trucker drives away unscathed from Highway 97A accident

Speed bumps stalled

Coldstream’s plans to install traffic calming measure hit a bump in the road

Construction steady, farms in focus, culture supported

District of Coldstream building statistics remain strong

Kal Park closure denied

Coldstream doesn’t entertain suggestion to close park amid dry conditions

Federal NDP candidate visits

Niki Ashton listens to Armstrong and area resident issues