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Regional crime stats from RCMP perspective

Penticton RCMP Supt. Ted De Jager comments on the Crime Severity Index figures

Okanagan wildfire round-up: Emergency operation centre deactivated

A look at the major wildfires impacting the Okanagan, Similkameen and region.

Update: Crews bolstered to fight Glenfir wildfire near Naramata

Fuel continues to burn in crevices and small steep canyons at a wildfire northwest of Naramata

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Province kicks in $6 million for post-graduate studies support

Air quality statement issued for Okanagan

South, Central and North affected by statement

Update: Crews extinguishing hotspots at Glenfir fire near Naramata

The Glenfir Road wildfire, 10 kilometres northwest of Naramata, is estimated at 32 hectares

Grant boosts battle to keep invasive mussels out of Okanagan lakes

$17,500 to support the monitoring of five Okanagan lakes for zebra and quagga mussels

New Vernon RCMP top cop on the job

Supt. Shawna Baher arrives at Vernon-North Okanagan detachment from Surrey

Increased smoke from Naramata wildfire

A wildfire burning 10 kilometres northwest of Naramata on Glenfir Road has grown

RDOS: Evacuation order amended, residents north of Summerland can return home

Properties in the Summerland region still on evacuation alert

RDOS fire update: emergency social services moved

Centre moved to Penticton Memorial Arena for Saturday and Sunday

Support for striking BCGEU brothers and sisters

The BC labour movement staged a show of support Saturday for striking BCGEU members

Peachland is open for business

Fires keeping away visitors, tourists

Tub time looming for Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race

The annual Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race now taking registration for this year’s races

Show of union solidarity on casino picket lines

Labour movement to back striking BCGEU workers in protest on Saturday

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Smoky skies bulletin remains for Okanagan Valley

Still, a smoky skies bulletin was issued for the Okanagan

New health sciences building for Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus

The new $18.9 million, 2,800-square-metre building is expected to be complete by the fall of 2020

Okanagan residents urged to FireSmart their homes

Regional District of North Okanagan available to help neighbourhoods and groups achieve FireSmart practices

Okanagan boaters advised to watch for wildfire air tankers

Boaters on Okanagan and Skaha lakes are being advised to watch for air tankers