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Top Stories for January 23, 2023

Teens kick in front door of Kelowna home for fun

Teens kick in front door of Kelowna home for fun

Kelowna 7:00 pm - 41,024 views

A Southeast Kelowna resident says he is frustrated and confused after two teens decided to kick in his newly renovated door. The man partially caught the teens...

Police seek identity of woman allegedly involved in brawl at Kelowna Steve-O show

Police seek identity of woman allegedly involved in brawl at Kelowna Steve-O show

Kelowna 4:31 pm - 40,629 views

Police in Kelowna are seeking the public’s help identifying a woman allegedly involved in a brawl at a Steve-O performance last year. The incident took...

Wolves spotted near hiking trails in Black Mountain Park

Wolves spotted near hiking trails in Black Mountain Park

Kelowna 4:00 am - 40,060 views

Wolves have been spotted in Black Mountain Park, just east of Kelowna. Mike Walchuck was out for a hike Saturday afternoon when he spotted what initially looked...

Snowy start, colder temperatures by the end of the week

Snowy start, colder temperatures by the end of the week

Okanagan Valley 4:00 am - 28,644 views

Unsettled conditions that brought snow and sun on the weekend in the Okanagan will continue through most of the week. It starts with snow overnight and into...

Penticton resident warns community after cougar kills cat

Penticton resident warns community after cougar kills cat

Penticton 4:00 am - 25,849 views

A Penticton resident's Birthday started out horribly on Sunday. Roxanne Brower says she woke up at 2 a.m. to let her cat out to the bathroom and heard what...

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Ghislaine Maxwell convinced Jeffrey Epstein was murdered in prison

Ghislaine Maxwell convinced Jeffrey Epstein was murdered in prison

Entertainment 4:18 pm - 25,252 views

Ghislaine Maxwell is convinced Jeffrey Epstein was murdered in prison. The disgraced socialite, serving 20 years for sex trafficking and grooming underage girls...

Truck up in flames, fire spreads to garage in West Kelowna

Truck up in flames, fire spreads to garage in West Kelowna

West Kelowna 10:41 am - 23,262 views

UPDATE 10:40 a.m. West Kelowna Fire Rescue says an investigation has determined the blaze originated in a vehicle parked on the driveway near the garage....

Should Canada send tanks to Ukraine to fight the Russian invasion?

Should Canada send tanks to Ukraine to fight the Russian invasion?

Poll 7:30 pm - 23,062 views

Canada's allies are pledging to send tanks to Ukraine, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave no indication Monday morning about whether Ottawa will follow...

Two separate avalanches send four patients to hospital

Two separate avalanches send four patients to hospital

BC Interior 7:24 pm - 22,869 views

Four people have been taken to hospital, two in critical condition as a result of avalanches in the Cherryville and Revelstoke areas. Tiffany Akins with BC...

No $2,500 refund for dead cat, B.C. tribunal rules

No $2,500 refund for dead cat, B.C. tribunal rules

BC 4:39 pm - 20,222 views

A cat breeder does not have to refund a B.C. woman the $2,500 she paid for a British shorthair cat, the Civil Resolution Tribunal ruled Jan. 23. The small...

Okanagan College offers creditor monitoring to students and staff after cyber attack

Okanagan College offers creditor monitoring to students and staff after cyber attack

Okanagan 2:00 pm - 19,271 views

Okanagan College is dealing with continued fallout from a cyber attack earlier this month. On Monday, January 9, the college responded to an unauthorized entry...

Telus combines mobility and home service to create new business unit

Telus combines mobility and home service to create new business unit

Business 4:41 pm - 19,203 views

Telus Communications Inc. says it has merged its mobility and home service divisions to create a combined business unit called Telus Consumer Solutions. Telus...

Armstrong senior gets no rest as trains idle all night just 100 feet from her home

Armstrong senior gets no rest as trains idle all night just 100 feet from her home

Armstrong 11:08 am - 18,758 views

An Armstrong resident says she's getting fed up with lack of sleep and noise from idling trains in front of her house. LeAnne Emery has lived on Okanagan...

Local establishments see rise in demand for non-alcoholic options

Local establishments see rise in demand for non-alcoholic options

Kelowna 4:00 am - 18,724 views

Three weeks into Dry January and both bars and restaurants around the Okanagan are busy making non-alcoholic drinks for their customers. Riley Strother, the...

Boudreau firing evokes Vancouver Canucks' dubious departures

Boudreau firing evokes Vancouver Canucks' dubious departures

NHL 5:06 pm - 15,495 views

That Hal Laycoe became the first ex-coach of the Vancouver Canucks on May 2, 1972 wasn’t a big surprise. Under Laycoe for their first two NHL seasons, the...

BMW was doing up to 200 km/h before collision, say West Shore RCMP

BMW was doing up to 200 km/h before collision, say West Shore RCMP

Vancouver Island 3:48 pm - 15,282 views

One of the drivers involved in a two-vehicle collision Sunday night on the Trans-Canada Highway near Leigh Road, near Langford, B.C., was travelling up to 200...

Man who killed teenaged hitchhiker, dumped body in Savona ditch has parole reinstated

Man who killed teenaged hitchhiker, dumped body in Savona ditch has parole reinstated

Kamloops 4:00 am - 15,030 views

A man who killed a teenaged hitchhiker more than 20 years ago and dumped his body in a ditch near Savona is back out on parole after violating his conditions...

US alert as Cancun taxi drivers block road, harass Uber cars

US alert as Cancun taxi drivers block road, harass Uber cars

Cancun 2:06 pm - 14,472 views

The U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory for Mexico’s resort-studded Caribbean coast Monday after medallion taxi drivers started harassing and...

Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race returns to UBCO and Big White for the first time since 2015

Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race returns to UBCO and Big White for the first time since 2015

Kelowna 11:12 am - 14,116 views

Big White will be the venue for an unusual challenge this weekend. Engineering students from universities across Canada will be competing in the Great Northern...

Shutdowns extended at Tolko's Armstrong and Soda Creek lumber mills

Shutdowns extended at Tolko's Armstrong and Soda Creek lumber mills

Armstrong 2:37 pm - 13,372 views

Tolko has again extended downtime at its Soda Creek and Armstrong lumber divisions. On Dec. 28, the Vernon-headquartered forestry company announced Christmas...

Deal reached to head off possible job action by support staff in Central Okanagan schools

Deal reached to head off possible job action by support staff in Central Okanagan schools

Kelowna 12:07 pm - 13,019 views

A tentative collective agreement should head off a strike by support staff in Central Okanagan Schools. A joint statement issued Monday by CUPE Local 3523 and...

Province provides transitional funding to Kelowna child service provider

Province provides transitional funding to Kelowna child service provider

Kelowna 3:28 pm - 11,915 views

A Kelowna-based child service provider has been granted three months of transitional funding by the provincial government, but closure remains inevitable. ...

Motorized scooters require a drivers license: Grand Forks RCMP

Motorized scooters require a drivers license: Grand Forks RCMP

Grand Forks 2:14 pm - 11,760 views

A Grand Forks man is facing multiple charges after his motorized scooter was seized and impounded last week. RCMP say the incident occurred on Jan. 18 just...

West Kelowna fire crews respond to garage fire

West Kelowna fire crews respond to garage fire

West Kelowna 2:29 pm - 11,026 views

A West Kelowna garage went up in flames late Monday morning. Just before noon, the West Kelowna Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Emerald Road....

Is tipping getting out of control? Many consumers say yes

Is tipping getting out of control? Many consumers say yes

Business 9:15 am - 10,891 views

Across the continent, there’s a silent frustration brewing about an age-old practice that many say is getting out of hand: tipping. Some fed-up consumers...

Leader of Alberta spiritual community charged with four counts of sexual assault

Leader of Alberta spiritual community charged with four counts of sexual assault

Alberta 12:36 pm - 10,682 views

A self-styled spiritual leader has been charged with four counts of sexual assault stemming from separate occasions between 2017 and 2020. Police say Johannes...

Jenelle Brewer has written her life story in her first book Releasing Jezebel: Embracing the Lioness Within

Jenelle Brewer has written her life story in her first book Releasing Jezebel: Embracing the Lioness Within

Vernon 4:00 am - 10,384 views

Jenelle Brewer is sharing her story of trauma and recovery. The Okanagan Indian Band sqilx’w woman and mother of two has released a book chronicling her...

Insurance agency operating in B.C. ordered to retrain Ontario agents

Insurance agency operating in B.C. ordered to retrain Ontario agents

BC 2:27 pm - 10,082 views

A life insurance agency operating five offices in B.C. has been sanctioned by Ontario’s financial regulator for potentially deceptive sales tactics....

Penticton judge not thrilled by lawyer submissions over spree of dangerous driving incidents

Penticton judge not thrilled by lawyer submissions over spree of dangerous driving incidents

Penticton 1:45 pm - 9,754 views

A Penticton judge was underwhelmed by lawyers' jail time recommendations for a man accused in a dangerous driving spree, asking Crown and defence to better...

Police investigate report that 10 to 15 youths attacked transit workers on TTC bus

Police investigate report that 10 to 15 youths attacked transit workers on TTC bus

Toronto 5:45 pm - 9,701 views

Police in Toronto say two transit workers have been injured following a report that close to a dozen youths attacked them on a bus Monday afternoon. A post on...

Port Hardy doctor offers to pay for assistant as he'll be only ER physician as of July

Port Hardy doctor offers to pay for assistant as he'll be only ER physician as of July

Port Hardy 7:32 am - 9,585 views

A Port Hardy physician says he is prepared to dip into his own pocket to pay the salary and benefits for a physician’s assistant because of the severe...

West Kelowna resident captures bobcat on video

West Kelowna resident captures bobcat on video

West Kelowna 8:00 pm - 9,231 views

A bobcat was spotted wandering an area of West Kelowna Monday afternoon. Jody Harris shared the video with Castanet and says the bobcat was spotted just before...

A quarter of Canadians think prices will eventually fall. Here's why that's unlikely

A quarter of Canadians think prices will eventually fall. Here's why that's unlikely

Business 6:24 am - 9,193 views

What goes up doesn't necessarily come down. That's contrary to the sentiment of a surprisingly large proportion of respondents to the Bank of...

Poilievre's energy plan: carrots not sticks

Poilievre's energy plan: carrots not sticks

BC 3:47 pm - 7,688 views

A Conservative government would use carrots (tax incentives) not sticks (a tax on emissions) to reduce Canada's greenhouse gases, devolve more resource...

Northern B.C. hit hardest by shortage of skilled trades

Northern B.C. hit hardest by shortage of skilled trades

Business 9:53 am - 7,656 views

While supply chain disruptions have eased for many contractors across B.C., finding skilled trades remains a challenge. The perennial shortage of workers is set...

Blonde leads Razzie nominations for worst movies of 2022

Blonde leads Razzie nominations for worst movies of 2022

Entertainment 10:05 am - 7,502 views

'Blonde' leads the nominations for the Golden Raspberry Awards. The Marilyn Monroe biopic, which stars Ana de Armas as the Hollywood icon, has been...

Holding a second vigil for Austyn Godfrey

Holding a second vigil for Austyn Godfrey

In A Pickle 11:00 am - 7,469 views

A gut-wrenching email from Austyn Godfrey’s mother Michelle spurred me to hold a second vigil on the first anniversary of Austyn’s death. Michelle...

Sinclar announces temporary curtailments at lumber operations

Sinclar announces temporary curtailments at lumber operations

Prince George 6:22 pm - 7,211 views

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. will be invoking temporary curtailments at three of its sawmills. Effective January 30, Lakeland Mills in Prince George....

Elon Musk defends his tweets about taking Tesla private

Elon Musk defends his tweets about taking Tesla private

Business 12:52 pm - 6,818 views

Elon Musk returned to federal court Monday in San Francisco, testifying that he believed he had locked up financial backing to take Tesla private during 2018...

North Okanagan RCMP officer cleared in 170 km/h pursuit before fleeing driver crashed

North Okanagan RCMP officer cleared in 170 km/h pursuit before fleeing driver crashed

Armstrong 1:30 pm - 6,739 views

A North Okanagan police officer who drove at speeds of up to 170 km/h in a failed traffic stop may have to explain his actions, but won't face any charges...

Fate of many Canadians held in Syrian camps still unclear despite court ruling

Fate of many Canadians held in Syrian camps still unclear despite court ruling

Syria 2:58 pm - 6,663 views

A court action has prompted the federal government to begin repatriating several Canadians detained in Syria, but the fate of many other citizens trapped there...

Feds say 'no willing partners' to bring fire codes onto First Nations — including AFN

Feds say 'no willing partners' to bring fire codes onto First Nations — including AFN

Canada 6:29 am - 6,610 views

The federal government does not have a willing partner to find a way to introduce fire codes on First Nation reserves, a newly released document shows. The...

Poland pushes for more tanks for Kyiv, will seek German OK

Poland pushes for more tanks for Kyiv, will seek German OK

Ukraine 6:44 am - 6,424 views

Poland said Monday it would ask Berlin for permission to send German-built Leopard tanks to Ukraine as the government in Warsaw pushes its Western allies to...

Subcontracting ArriveCan development 'seems highly illogical and inefficient:' PM

Subcontracting ArriveCan development 'seems highly illogical and inefficient:' PM

Ottawa 10:47 am - 6,283 views

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked Canada's top public servant to look into the government's procurement process over what he says seems a...

Kelowna city council has made several changes to its meeting policy

Kelowna city council has made several changes to its meeting policy

Kelowna 6:00 pm - 6,096 views

An earlier start time for Tuesday evening public hearings is one of several changes Kelowna city council has made to its council procedures bylaw. The...

US: Ex-FBI counterintelligence agent aided Russian oligarch

US: Ex-FBI counterintelligence agent aided Russian oligarch

United States 9:30 am - 5,884 views

A former high-ranking FBI counterintelligence official has been indicted on charges he helped a Russian oligarch, in violation of U.S. sanctions. Charles...

B.C. experiencing 'volatile, dangerous' avalanche conditions

B.C. experiencing 'volatile, dangerous' avalanche conditions

BC 6:00 pm - 5,855 views

Avalanche Canada is warning outdoor enthusiasts about snowpack conditions in B.C. following another avalanche-caused death in the province. On Saturday, two...

The Vancouver construction disaster that changed B.C.

The Vancouver construction disaster that changed B.C.

Vancouver 7:29 am - 5,749 views

Mike Davis’ last outing with his dad was a bike ride to the worksite where his father was helping to build a massive office building. They had bought the...

Vancouver police investigate fatal collision

Vancouver police investigate fatal collision

Vancouver 9:57 am - 5,746 views

A 65-year-old man has died following a single-car collision in East Vancouver Sunday night. Vancouver Police say the driver was heading west near Nootka Street...

Annual Be an Angel campaign raises $417K for Central Okanagan Food Bank

Annual Be an Angel campaign raises $417K for Central Okanagan Food Bank

Kelowna 4:14 pm - 5,646 views

The Central Okanagan Food Bank received generous donations through their annual Be an Angel Campaign. The Thomas Alan Budd Foundation was a major contributor to...

Four Oath Keepers convicted of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

Four Oath Keepers convicted of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

Washington DC 12:14 pm - 5,614 views

Four members of the Oath Keepers were convicted Monday of seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol attack in the second major trial of far-right...

Small Business BC Awards will give away $40,000 in prize money to province's best

Small Business BC Awards will give away $40,000 in prize money to province's best

Thompson-Okanagan 4:00 am - 5,397 views

Small business owners are invited to compete for $40,000 in prize money as Small Business BC celebrates the 20th anniversary of its annual awards. The Small...

Trial date set for birth tourist lawsuit against Richmond doctors, hospital

Trial date set for birth tourist lawsuit against Richmond doctors, hospital

Richmond 12:42 pm - 5,375 views

A trial date has been set in the BC Supreme Court for the claim filed by a so-called “birth tourist,” who’s suing Richmond doctors, Richmond...

Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay national parks to see infrastructure upgrades

Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay national parks to see infrastructure upgrades

BC/Alberta 1:56 pm - 5,321 views

Parks Canada has announced money to improve safety and experiences for visitors to four mountain national parks in Alberta and British Columbia. It says $71...

BC Housing plans to redevelop Fortune Drive property after tearing down part of motel

BC Housing plans to redevelop Fortune Drive property after tearing down part of motel

Kamloops 4:00 am - 5,211 views

BC Housing officials are “exploring redevelopment opportunities” for a parcel of land on Fortune Drive after tearing down part of a former motel...

54-40, Doug & the Slugs coming to Penticton Peach Festival

54-40, Doug & the Slugs coming to Penticton Peach Festival

Penticton 10:17 am - 5,079 views

The Penticton Peach Festival has revealed two legendary Canadian rock bands will be the headliners on Saturday night of the beloved summer event. Doug &...

Kelowna Rocket forward Andrew Cristall will miss this week's Top Prospects game

Kelowna Rocket forward Andrew Cristall will miss this week's Top Prospects game

WHL 4:48 pm - 5,052 views

An injury will keep Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall out of this week's Top Prospects game in Langley. Cristall, listed as day-to-day on the injury...

Lake release of Vernon wastewater expected by end of February

Lake release of Vernon wastewater expected by end of February

Vernon 4:00 am - 4,883 views

Treated Vernon wastewater could be released into Okanagan Lake as soon as the end of February. A report to city council states the McKay Reservoir is reaching...

Sister of VPD officer Nicole Chan testified she felt aimless before suicide

Sister of VPD officer Nicole Chan testified she felt aimless before suicide

Vancouver 12:15 pm - 4,109 views

The sister of a Vancouver police officer who died by suicide told a coroner's inquest she believed Const. Nicole Chan was being blackmailed to have sex with...

GoFundMe campaign launched for Spallumcheen fire family

GoFundMe campaign launched for Spallumcheen fire family

Spallumcheen 12:32 pm - 4,085 views

A fundraising campaign has been launched for a Spallumcheen family who lost their home to fire last week. Friend Tina Campbell launched a GoFundMe campaign for...

Fun in the sun and snow for Lumby Outhouse Races

Fun in the sun and snow for Lumby Outhouse Races

Lumby 10:27 am - 4,082 views

When nature calls, sometimes you've gotta run to the bathroom – but in Lumby on Sunday, racers were running with their outhouses. The event marked the...

Trudeau mum on sending tanks to Ukraine as Poland pushes ahead

Trudeau mum on sending tanks to Ukraine as Poland pushes ahead

Ukraine 10:45 am - 4,046 views

Canada's allies are pledging to send tanks to Ukraine, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave no indication Monday morning about whether Ottawa will follow...

B.C. government uses SD73 as benchmark in launching K-12 Anti-Racism Action Plan

B.C. government uses SD73 as benchmark in launching K-12 Anti-Racism Action Plan

Kamloops 12:48 pm - 3,798 views

The Henry Grube Education Centre in Kamloops was the backdrop as Minister of Education and Child Care Rachna Singh announced a new K-12 Anti-Racism Action Plan...

Ottawa police preparing for possible weekend protests on 'Freedom Convoy' anniversary

Ottawa police preparing for possible weekend protests on 'Freedom Convoy' anniversary

Ottawa 2:02 pm - 3,780 views

Ottawa police Chief Eric Stubbs says resources, tow trucks and staffing plans are in place as the city prepares to mark the one-year anniversary of the start of...

Penticton-area park closed by giant boulders falling has reopened

Penticton-area park closed by giant boulders falling has reopened

Penticton 4:16 pm - 3,755 views

A geotechnical assessment has been completed after a rock fall closed Garnett Family Park in the Heritage Hills neighbourhood between Penticton and Okanagan...

Spotify latest tech name to cut jobs, axes 6% of workforce

Spotify latest tech name to cut jobs, axes 6% of workforce

Business 7:38 am - 3,635 views

Music streaming service Spotify said Monday it's cutting 6% of its global workforce, becoming yet another tech company resorting to layoffs as the...

Woman allegedly bear sprays Vancouver store worker, two VPD officers

Woman allegedly bear sprays Vancouver store worker, two VPD officers

Vancouver 10:49 am - 3,573 views

A store worker was allegedly attacked with bear spray by a woman allegedly shoplifting in Downtown Vancouver who also attacked two police officers, according to...

After sex assault acquittal, military clears Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin of misconduct

After sex assault acquittal, military clears Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin of misconduct

Canada 10:45 am - 3,550 views

The Canadian military has concluded on the balance of probabilities that Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin "did not engage in sexual misconduct" after the senior...

Up to 100 litres of fuel leaked into English Bay by container ship

Up to 100 litres of fuel leaked into English Bay by container ship

Vancouver 10:48 am - 3,413 views

Canadian Coast Guard and specialized marine response crews are monitoring a fuel leak that happened this weekend off the coast of Vancouver. The leak was...

Fundraiser dinner Robbie Burns Night returns to Kamloops this weekend

Fundraiser dinner Robbie Burns Night returns to Kamloops this weekend

Kamloops 8:00 am - 3,355 views

The Kamloops Highland Games Society is hosting a traditional Scottish dinner event to celebrate famous poet Robbie Burns. According to organizer Heather...

S&P/TSX composite posts triple-digit advance, U.S. stock markets also higher

S&P/TSX composite posts triple-digit advance, U.S. stock markets also higher

Business 9:12 am - 3,300 views

Strength in the technology, industrial and energy sectors helped Canada's main stock index post a triple-digit gain, while U.S. stock markets also pushed...

B.C. Green Party names Dr. Sanjiv Gandhi as second deputy leader

B.C. Green Party names Dr. Sanjiv Gandhi as second deputy leader

BC 1:53 pm - 3,224 views

The British Columbia Green Party has named a second deputy leader in a move leader Sonia Furstenau says is key to preparing for the next provincial election....

Police seek why 72-year-old gunman shot up LA dance hall

Police seek why 72-year-old gunman shot up LA dance hall

Los Angeles 12:35 pm - 3,127 views

The search for the motive behind the shooting massacre at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance hall led police to a mobile home community as they probed the past...

Victim stabbed several times in “unprovoked” attack in downtown New West

Victim stabbed several times in “unprovoked” attack in downtown New West

New Westminster 12:42 pm - 3,074 views

A person was taken to hospital with serious injuries after an “unprovoked” stabbing and robbery in downtown New Westminster on Saturday afternoon....

Alberta government says no evidence of emails to prosecutors on border blockade cases

Alberta government says no evidence of emails to prosecutors on border blockade cases

Alberta 9:36 am - 3,011 views

The Alberta government says it could not find any emails to substantiate allegations one of Premier Danielle Smith’s staffers wrote to Crown prosecutors...

Call for more precautions in aftermath of Saanich bank shootout

Call for more precautions in aftermath of Saanich bank shootout

Saanich 9:46 am - 2,963 views

The two bank robbers who died in a shootout with police in Saanich in June were not trying for suicide-by-cop but rather planned a major confrontation to...

City of Vernon paid out almost $1 million in overtime in 2022

City of Vernon paid out almost $1 million in overtime in 2022

Vernon 9:26 am - 2,862 views

The City of Vernon paid out almost $1 million in overtime last year. But the good news is, that was less than it paid out in 2021. City council will receive a...

Check out Penticton's caffeine scene for a cozy boost this winter

Check out Penticton's caffeine scene for a cozy boost this winter

Penticton 8:30 am - 2,823 views

While Penticton has many fuel-free ways to explore the city and surrounding area, if you’re looking for a winter warm up and a java boost to fuel up for a...

Start the new year right when it comes to your finances

Start the new year right when it comes to your finances

It's Your Money 4:00 am - 2,659 views

The start of a new year is a perfect time to set financial goals and create a plan to achieve them. Whether you want to save for a down payment on a house, pay...

Man stabbed in Vancouver's Granville Street Entertainment District

Man stabbed in Vancouver's Granville Street Entertainment District

Vancouver 9:51 am - 2,581 views

A 42-year-old man was stabbed Sunday in Vancouver's Granville Street Entertainment District and suffered life-threatening injuries. About 9:40 p.m.,...

Smaller cities can benefit from immigration uptick and pandemic shift: Research

Smaller cities can benefit from immigration uptick and pandemic shift: Research

Canada 9:31 am - 2,532 views

The Conference Board of Canada says the country's smaller cities have an opportunity to make a bigger economic impact in the coming years thanks to...

Okanagan Science Centre hosting CSI event for Vernon Winter Carnival

Okanagan Science Centre hosting CSI event for Vernon Winter Carnival

Vernon 5:00 pm - 2,116 views

A 'crime' has happened at the Okanagan Science Centre – and you're recruited to help solve it. The CSI-themed Vernon Winter Carnival event...

Semi crash knocked out power to Cherryville, service now restored

Semi crash knocked out power to Cherryville, service now restored

Cherryville 12:06 pm - 1,749 views

UPDATE: 12:05 p.m. Power has now been restored to Cherryville following an early morning crash. ORIGINAL: 11:30 a.m. Almost the entire community of Cherryville...

Downtown Vernon Association plans for return of 2900 Plaza this summer

Downtown Vernon Association plans for return of 2900 Plaza this summer

Vernon 4:00 am - 1,685 views

The Downtown Vernon Association is looking to make a few tweaks to the 2900 block plaza this summer. The downtown block closure on 30th Avenue would shift...

Overcast skies, some precipitation this week in Kamloops

Overcast skies, some precipitation this week in Kamloops

Kamloops 4:00 am - 1,369 views

Kamloops will see dreary weather conditions this week, with small chances of flurries and mostly overcast skies. Environment Canada meteorologist Lisa Erven...

City to request up to $30,000 in grant funds to support emergency response volunteers

City to request up to $30,000 in grant funds to support emergency response volunteers

Kamloops 11:00 am - 1,368 views

Kamloops council has approved a grant application that, if awarded, will help support the city’s Emergency Support Services team as it prepares to respond...

BCHL All-Star Weekend smashing success in Penticton

BCHL All-Star Weekend smashing success in Penticton

Penticton 4:30 pm - 1,363 views

It was an incredible, long-awaited BCHL 60th Anniversary All-Star Weekend event in Penticton, B.C. The event, which had been put on hiatus during the pandemic,...

Survey open for Penticton residents wanting a say on transit

Survey open for Penticton residents wanting a say on transit

Penticton 7:00 pm - 1,325 views

BC Transit and the City of Penticton want input from the public on local transit service and what priorities should be for future planning. Public engagement is...

Public invited to RCMP town hall in Enderby

Public invited to RCMP town hall in Enderby

Enderby 6:00 pm - 1,217 views

North Okanagan RCMP are inviting the public to a town hall meeting on policing issues in Enderby. The meeting will be held Feb.1 at the Splatsin Community...

Tickets now available for performance of The Zoo Story at Pavilion Theatre

Tickets now available for performance of The Zoo Story at Pavilion Theatre

Kamloops 6:00 pm - 1,149 views

RadRock Productions will be showing its inaugural play at the Pavilion Theatre next month. Kamloops-based actors Derek Rein and Brandon Reid will be performing...