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Supreme Court of Canada ruling a “missed opportunity” for B.C. wineries

B.C. Wine Institute and its members disappointed about ruling on interprovincial trade

Students wear hearts to honour classmate

Tyson Gosselin, a Grade 10 student, had grown up in Summerland

Wildfire Service to burn wood debris piles

Burning to start Monday just east of Naramata

Your April 18 Morning Brief

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

Unions file strike notice against CP Rail

Negotiations to continue up till late Friday deadline.

Then and now: Oliver flooding swells over the course of a week

Even with the B.C. Wildfire Service on hand to sandbag, the increased flow is causing damage

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Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Ladysmith students prepare wool
Incompleat Folksinger at Ladysmith Gallery
Minister blames 'uncertainty' for stalling pipeline expansion

Your April 17 Morning Brief

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

Over 115,000 sandbags delivered to Okanagan-Similkameen

On top of that, more than 800 tonnes of non-bagged sand has been delivered to RDOS communities

10 more months for Okanagan shoplifting, drunk driving rampage

Sheena’s crimes ran from Jan. 2017 to July 2017, from Osoyoos up to Vernon

BC SPCA seeks cruelty charge after seizing 45 filthy dogs

Dogs found in Victoria-area home; matted with urine and feces

Your April 16 Morning Brief

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

UPDATE: Multiple animals killed in house fire

Flames engulfed Rutland home, killing four dogs, one cat and duck Sunday afternoon

  • Apr 15th, 2018

Blossoms showing later than in past years

Dates have varied widely over the last decade

Tai chi and qigong session planned

Exercises will be held in Summerland’s Memorial Park on April 28

Summerland ukulele group begins

Strum-along will be held at the Summerland Drop-In Centre

  • Apr 14th, 2018

Private school preparing to open in fall

Unisus International School will welcome first students in September

School introduces bursary program

Unisus International School offers funding for students in its first year

  • Apr 14th, 2018

No mystery to orange rocks on Kelowna beach

As suspected, Mother Nature is the reason for the orange tinge to a local beach

Your April 13 Morning Brief

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