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Lake levels declining

Water levels have dropped in Okanagan and Kalamalka Lake

Pathologist testifies at trial

Armstrong woman died of asphyxiation

Kelowna woman facing charges of uttering death threats to Clark, Thomson

Special prosecutor has approved charges against Pavla Janeckova of Kelowna

Overdose rate climbing in the Okanagan

The Okanagan has had 50 overdose deaths in first four months of 2017 compared to 76 in all of 2016

Rotary rooting for pier

Coldstream flooded with support for Kal Beach dock

Sky dive noise not an issue

Noise complaints regarding Okanagan Sky Dive are not an issue, city council said as they met Monday

Run for the Drum


O'Keefe Ranch celebrates their 150th birthday


Happy birthday Spallumcheen


Creative Chaos


Good Samaritans will parade for Canada

Good Samaritans Heron Grove is celebrating Canada with a parade on Friday

  • Jun 27th, 2017

City council debates temporary shelter bylaws

Issues of homelessness in Vernon’s parks dominated the conversation as city council met Monday

Warbird touches down in Penticton

The B-25 Mitchell bomber, Maid in the Shade, is a flying museum

Mabel Lake water advisory rescinded

Turbidity levels return to normal following lengthy advisory

  • Jun 26th, 2017

Fire creeps into Coldstream home

A shrub fire caused damage to a home on Fitzmaurice Drive Sunday morning

Lambert wins byelection

Pro-development candidate Jeanette Lambert wins Carr’s Landing ward byelection in Lake Country.

Sandbag collection begins

Shuswap River subsides, but Okanagan and Kalamalka lakes remain above full pool

Weather puts Okanagan milfoil control program behind schedule

Okanagan Basin Water Board says its bracing for more milfoil in local lakes this summer.

UPDATED: Vernon RCMP locate missing teen

Ebony Holmgren was last seen a week ago on Tassie Drive in Coldstream

  • Jun 23rd, 2017

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in Lake Country

Canada’s 150 Celebration in Lake Country to be held at Swalwell Park as opposed to Beasley

Lake Country byelection tomorrow in Carr’s Landing

With a byelection set for Saturday in Lake Country’s ward of Carr’s Landing, here’s the issues

UBCO parking lot to ground weather station

Long-standing Kelowna Upper Air Station set to close so university can build parking lot

Community rallying around couple in need

Kelowna couple’s house burned down while they await lung transplant in Toronto