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Kamloops man arrested for smashing windows and cars

The man barricaded himself in a motel room

South Okanagan powwow strikes a chord on the human level for federal minister

Canada’s Minister of Indigenous Services Seamus O’Regan was the special guest at powwow

B.C. manhunt suspects left cellphone video before they died: family

Family member says Kam McLeod, Bryer Schmegelsky recorded final wishes

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Seniors shaken by attempted break-in
A&R e-rideCanada electric vehicles
Okanagan Military Tattoo
Dachshund pool party

Vernon mayor lists two potential new sites for cultural centre

Victor Cumming said while old hotel site is preferred, old Civic Arena or Polson Park remain in play

Vernon garage fire quickly doused

Blaze breaks out inside Tronson Road garage with two vehicles in it; damage inside very minimal

Okanagan dog ‘Alice’ to get surgery thanks to BC SPCA crowdfunding

With the surgery, Alice’s prognosis is ‘excellent,’ stated the BC SPCA

Knife-wielding man tries to break into Vernon retirement home

Seniors and staff shaken by incident and upset with RCMP response

Federal Court approves settlement agreement for Indian day schools

Nearly 200,000 Indigenous children attended such schools, separate from residential schools

Suspicious item forces 47 to evacuate plane at Kelowna airport

Kelowna RCMP continue investigation of suspicious item on airplane

Kelowna man nearly drowns on Okanagan Lake

The victim is in serious yet stable condition but his condition has worsened since going to hospital

Vernon group protests Duteau logging

Small group gathers outside Tolko head office

Kelowna International Airport threat deemed non-credible

Normal operations have resumed following note of a suspicious item on board a WestJet plane

Bus driver assaulted in downtown Vernon

59-year-old in hospital with non-life threatening injuries

Two hiking families team up to extinguish fire in B.C. backcountry

Children and their parents worked for three hours to ensure safety of the popular hiking region

Man launches petition to bring charter schools to B.C.

The move could see up to 20 charter schools come to the province

Vernon’s alleged “Deadpool” robber revealed

RCMP catch up with suspect following gas station robbery earlier this month

RCMP searching for missing Kelowna hitchhiker

Cody Kolodychuk was last heard from on July 31 and was thought to be hitchhiking in the Vernon area

South Okanagan pays it forward to BC Wildfire Service firefighters

Community members thank Eagle Bluff firefighters through Tim Hortons donations

Elections Canada to assess ‘partisan’ climate change rhetoric case by case

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier has said climate change is not an emergency nor caused by human

NYPD fires officer for 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner

Daniel Pantaleo’s chokehold raised questions about race and use of force by police