Local News

Friendly South Okanagan felines looking for forever homes

Open house and adoption fair this week to help find homes for Critteraid cats and kittens.

Update: Plan to see more smoke from South Okanagan Richter Creek wildfire

Richter Creek wildfire, 12 kilometres west of Osoyoos, is an estimated 400 hectares

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Mainly sunny today, chance of showers tonight

According to Environment Canada, today is the last day of sun expected for this week

video
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences

Update: Small wildfire west of Penticton now under control

BC Wildfire said the Shatford Creek wildfire is an estimated 100 square metres

Husband remains in induced coma after alleged Okanagan beach assault

Bradley Eliason remaims in induced coma following assault on Okangan Lake Beach earlier this month

Kaleden Volunteer Fire Department’s annual yard sale raises record amount this year

The money raised supports community events and organizations, and buys equipment for the department.

Update: Richter Creek wildfire now an estimated 400 hectares

Richter Creek wildfire, west of Osoyoos, was discovered on Monday

Puppy returned to Burnaby couple after being found in Osoyoos

A dog stolen from Burnaby was found thanks to an alert business operator and Osoyoos RCMP

Support is pouring in for Kampe’s final fundraising initiative

Prior to his death last week David Kampe had been working on the initiative

Okanagan woman honoured for her dedication to conservation and the environment

White works in habitat conservation and protection, manages the South Okanagan Conservation Fund

Mix of sun and clouds to start the work week in Okanagan-Shuswap

Sun is expected for much of the Okanagan-Shuswap-Similkameen region

Parks Canada to share results from proposed national park public consultation

Feedback was collected from December 2018 to March 2019, aim is for an agreement by summer 2019

Rodgers’ concert benefits three Okanagan agencies to the tune of $5,000

Steve Rodgers, son of legendary musician Paul Rodgers, raises thousands for critter care agencies

Heightened chance of summer drought in South Okanagan

Peak winter thawing will arrive within the next week or two

Video:

With summer on its way, the dangers it brings are close behind.…

  • May 6, 2019

Sunshine expected for much of the Okanagan this week

Environment Canada is predicting clear skies and warm temperatures this week.

NHL great will be special guest at Okanagan Colours4Kids event

Scott Niedermayer will be special guest at the sixth annual Wildstone Colours4Kids event in June.

Warm week ahead in Okanagan

Nothing but sun in forecast, except for possible showers late Monday, and highs will reach 28 C

South Okanagan to have first search dog next year

Kaya, a nine-month-old German Shepard, is in training to work with Oliver Search and Rescue

  • May 5, 2019

Cowboy riding two South Okanagan wild horses on trek from Alaska to Calgary

Filipe Masetti Leite is taking off from Alaska to Calgary on May 17