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Latest Articles from Colin Dacre

Two truckers hurt in crash

May 19, 2022 / 10:29 am

Photo: Google Maps A head-on crash involving two semi trucks on the Trans Canada Highway in the Shuswap Wednesday resulted in injuries to both drivers. Emergency crews were called to the crash at 6:15 p.m. on Highway 1 just west of Bernie

Local golf industry booming

May 18, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Colin Dacre The eighth green at Shannon Lake Golf Course. Golf courses in the Okanagan are increasingly under pressure from development, despite the sport being more popular than ever. In the years prior to the pandemic, the game

Banksy, Warhol in Kelowna

May 17, 2022 / 3:23 pm

Photo: Contributed Banksy, Grannies, 2006, silkscreen on paper, 18.5 x 26.5 in. Courtesy of Paul and Tracy Mitchell collection. An exhibition featuring the largest names in pop art will be featured at the Kelowna Art Gallery beginning this

Highways to get more snow

May 17, 2022 / 2:30 pm

Photo: DriveBC Zopkios Northbound - S Hwy 5, northbound at Zopkios Rest Area, near the Coquihalla Summit looking south. (elevation: 1208 metres) More snow is expected on certain B.C. Interior mountain passes this week. In a special weather

Doctor's trial dates set

May 16, 2022 / 3:10 pm

Photo: Interior Health Dr. Albert de Villiers The former chief medical health officer in the B.C. Interior will go on trial early next year for alleged sex crimes in Alberta. Trial dates were set Monday for Dr. Albert de Villiers, who

RMT banned for 5 years

May 16, 2022 / 1:50 pm

Photo: pixabay A North Okanagan registered massage therapist has surrendered his license to practice after admitting to professional misconduct involving seven patients. Dennis Desrochers of Enderby, B.C. has agreed to cancel his registration

Crash slows Highway 33

May 16, 2022 / 1:21 pm

Photo: DriveBC UPDATE 1:20 p.m. The highway has been reopened to single-lane-alternating traffic, says DriveBC. It is estimated that the highway will be fully reopened by 4 p.m. ORIGINAL 12 p.m. Highway 33 is closed north of Beaverdell

Search for missing youth

May 16, 2022 / 9:52 am

Photo: Contributed The Vernon RCMP is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing youth. The youth, was last seen on the night of May 11, 2022 and is believed to be in Vernon. He is described as Five-foot-eight 120 pounds Brown

Student sparks change

May 15, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed A Grade 6 student in the South Okanagan has successfully lobbied the provincial government to install new feral crossing signs on roadways in Oliver. “I chose to take on this project after hearing of accidents involving

Apartment plan hits council

May 15, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: City of Kelowna Kelowna city council will get its first look next week at a 187-unit rental development just south of Orchard Park Mall. City planners are recommending council support the rezoning proposal for two apartment buildings
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