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Government gives grants to B.C. communities in lieu of property taxes

Grants-in-lieu of property taxes are distributed every November and reimburse local B.C. municipalities for the services they provide to the public

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Sicamous pulls out of CSRD economic committee

District launches its own economic development corporation on Jan. 1, 2018

B.C.’s minimum wage in the spotlight in Kelowna Tuesday

The Fair Wages Commission will hold a hearing to gather public input

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          Silver Creek residents upset by proposed cuts to library hours

          ORL says reduction would bring library service in line with other small communities.

          Dogs in the classroom

          Therapy dogs help young students learn in the Okanagan

          Forecast calls for a snowy Canadian winter

          Canadians told to brace for a ‘classic’ Canadian winter with lots of snow

          Silver Star opens Thursday

          Vernon’s ski hill has plenty of snow and plenty of fun packed for opening weekend

          • Nov 20th, 2017

          Dream Auction raises record funds

          33rd annual event raises more than $267,000 for Vernon Kalamalka Rotary projects

          • Nov 20th, 2017

          Nebraska approves TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

          Nebraska’s Public Service Commission approved TransCanada’s Keystone XL route in a close vote

          Controlled burns taking place across Okanagan

          That smoke you see on Okanagan hillsides is supposed to be there

          • Nov 20th, 2017

          Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70th anniversary

          The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary

          Charles Manson, leader of murderous ’60s cult, dead at 83

          Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

          ‘An officer and a gentleman’: Const. John Davidson is laid to rest

          Thousands attend memorial service for slain Abbotsford Police officer

          Snowfall warning between Merritt and Hope

          As much as 20 centimteres of the white stuff is expected along a stretch of the Coquhialla

          • Nov 19th, 2017

          PHOTOS: Procession and funeral for Const. John Davidson

          Thousands attended celebration of life for Abbotsford police officer

          B.C. Liberal leadership candidates debate different paths for party

          Third debate held Sunday, Nov. 19 at Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Conference Centre

          Four North Okanagan students receive scholarship

          Transferring from one post-secondary institution to another is no easy, or inexpensive, task

          LIVE: BC Liberals kick off leadership debate in Nanaimo

          Candidates’ forum is at noon at Vancouver Island Conference Centre

          WATCH: Thousands gathering in Abbotsford for Const. John Davidson funeral procession

          Celebration of life to follow at Abbotsford Centre at 1 p.m.

          • Nov 19th, 2017

          Drones used in search for clues about missing women

          A volunteer search party was supported by professional drone operators