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Back from the fire line

Ryan Gow, leader of the Revelstoke-based Columbia Unit Crew, talks about battling wildfire near Cache Creek

Jewelry store broken into

Vernon business victim of early morning B&E

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Tragedy averted on Okanagan Lake

RCMP helped two boys set adrift

One kilometre test section complete on Okanagan Rail Trail

The public is invited to come out and sample the rail trail Saturday in Lake Country

Kal Park closure denied

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

Crown counsel links accused in Bacon shooting trial to vehicle

Michael Jones was ticketed April 21, 2011 for not wearing his seatbelt.

Jammin' In Justice


Run for the Drum


O'Keefe Ranch celebrates their 150th birthday


Happy birthday Spallumcheen


Woman charged with threatening former premier in court next month

Pavla Janeckova is charged with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm

Community rewards Lake Country fire fighters

Restaurateurs step forward with help from their friends to cook up a dinner of thanks

Kelowna woman named BC Ambassador

Three BC young women named to the leadership program and will travel the province this year

Missing man sought

Police concerned for Vernon man’s health and well-being

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Conditional sentence for robbery role

Lumby man sentenced for role in robbery at convenience store

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Woman sentenced after fake robbery complaint

Woman told police she’d been robbed at work by man; police discovered no such robbery happened

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Federal NDP candidate in Armstrong

Niki Ashton meeting with public Wednesday

Taylor collects second NAIG gold

Armstrong’s Jacob Taylor dominates men’s 16U javelin field, winning gold by almost 18 metres

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

Lake Country fire chief: There wasn’t much more we could do

Fire chief applauds crews for minimizing loss of homes in Okanagan Centre blaze

Penticton dad battling flesh-eating disease

A Penticton man is in hospital with flesh-eating disease

Lake Country community meeting deals with retardant clean-up

Okanagan Centre residents told warm water with soap and a soft brush are best retardant cleanup tools.

West Bench fire fully out

Only one house saw any major damage done to its roof after a hot ember landed on it

Penticton bush fire became “massive” from large, dead trees

Fire significantly damaged one home’s roof, with another home seeing a minor fire

VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

An adult female Steller sea lion was facing a potentially painful and slow death on Cleland Island.