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Third measles case in Vancouver prompts letter to parents

Measles is highly contagious and spreads easily through the air

Fortis customer shocked by high carbon tax on gas bill

Utility says comparison looks off due flat rate on tax, low cost of gas

New federal advisory says Canadians should avoid all travel to Haiti

Global Affairs says it upgraded its advisory for Haiti due to ongoing civil unrest throughout the country

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Homeless poet sheds insight about street population
Vernon hockey tournament creates cross-border friendships
Earth Strike protested in Vernon
Man in custody after fatal suspected shooting in Vernon

January home sales were weakest since 2015, average national price falls: CREA

CREA says the national average price for all types of residential properties sold in January was $455,000

Canadian rinks look to defend world junior curling titles at home

Canada is looking to defend gold in both the women’s and men’s divisions

Tickets already sold out for fundraiser to be held on Okanagan Rail Trail

The run is set for May 11, at Kekuli Bay and will raise money for Inspire Kindness.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Fat, white snowflakes falling in Kelowna

Snow is falling this morning, and is expected to fall tonight

  • Feb 15, 2019

B.C. man known as ‘Papa Jimmy’ dies making daily trek to his wife

Maple Ridge 85-year-old made visits to New West for 12 years

Father of girl who died after Amber Alert issued arrested: Ontario police

he 41-year-old man was arrested west of Toronto by provincial police

Wilson-Raybould’s cabinet move due to departure from team: Trudeau

Jody Wilson-Raybould suddenly quit the cabinet this week, but Trudeau isn’t saying

Students sue to open Yale fraternities to women

Students also say women are being shut out of social, economic benefits offered by all-male fraternities

Trump officially declares national emergency to build border wall

President plans to siphon billions from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts

New model looks to increase Vernon Fire Rescue’s service

The pilot project is underway with a goal of improving effectiveness and reducing overtime.

Okanagan woman survives head-on crash, applauds Kelowna General Hospital staff

A Keremeos resident hit black ice while taking Highway 33 to avoid the Summerland rockslide

  • Feb 15, 2019

UBCO students create club to tackle campus food waste

Leftovers Club UBCO let’s students know when there’s leftover food on campus

Visibility warning for Coquihalla

DriveBC is issuing a visibility warning for Highway 5 and 97 C

  • Feb 14, 2019

Killer’s ‘Mr. Big’ confession in girl’s murder could have been fabricated, judge says

Garry Handlen’s statements inadmissible in 1975 killing of Kathryn-Mary Herbert of Abbotsford

Sixties Scoop survivors welcomed home by B.C. Indigenous community

Esk’etemc Chief Fred Robbins says they are expected 300 to 400 people

Postal workers say millennials perplexed by “snail mail”

A study shows Canadian millennials appreciate Canada Post, but do they know where the stamp goes?

Health agency hunts for Canadians who had surgery at Tijuana clinic

The health agency is looking for anyone who underwent weight-loss surgeries at the Grand View Hospital in Tijuana