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Construction of Kelowna’s two tallest buildings commences

One Water Street will feature residential towers of 36 and 29 storeys

Men on the run fail to hide from police

Kamloops men wanted by the RCMP were arrested in Vernon

  • Feb 13th, 2018

UPDATE: Missing man found

40-year-old male missing from Vernon Jubilee Hospital

  • Feb 12th, 2018
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Ringing in the year of the dog
Flower of Life Integrative Health Centre partners with MCRCI
Polar bear swim makes a splash

Missing patient found

UPDATE: 40-year-old found safe and sound

  • Feb 13th, 2018

Vernon woman missing for nearly two weeks

RCMP asking for public’s assistance in locating 21-year-old

  • Feb 13th, 2018

Your Feb. 13 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Family Day fun set

Lumby and Vernon put focus on families Monday

  • Feb 11th, 2018

Internal review of the province’s response to floods is complete

Vernon engineer assesses decisions in lead-up to 2017 floods

High avalanche risk prompts special warning

Special Public Avalanche Warning in effect until the end of the day Monday, Feb. 12

UPDATE: Avalanche shuts down Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke

Estimated time of opening is between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.: DriveBC

Airlifted to Calgary after Golden-area avalanche

Police say the person was seriously injured in the avalanche

Mustangs thank Watkin Motors

The Watkin Motors Mustangs are in the 47th annual Coca-Cola Classic

UPDATED: GoFundMe page started for teen’s family

An 18-year-old girl died in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 6 in Coldstream Monday

  • Feb 6th, 2018

More aircraft maintenance spaces at Okanagan College created

Partnership between government, college and private sector funds new training spots

Free bus route proposal delayed

Idea to increase ridership of Enderby and Lumby to Vernon transit routes

Trans-Canada Highway closed between Revelstoke and Golden

Will be closed Golden to Alberta border until at least midday Friday

New logo unveiled for RDNO

Board applauds regional district staff initiative

Prisoner’s Rights activist tells tales of injustice

His story is the subject of books and ballads, but Rick Sauvé says he’s just a “balding ex-hippy biker” who got mad enough to fight the system

  • Feb 8th, 2018

GVAC debates $100,000 land acquistion fund

Vernon city councillor Bob Spiers an opposing voice

‘We here in the Columbia-River Revelstoke are sick and tired of this,’ says MLA Doug Clovechok

Clovechok to address minister of transportation and infrastructure on local constituents’ concerns about highway safety and snow removal on Hwy. 1. and 23.