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Retirees focus on buying recreational properties

RE/MAX report finds South Okanagan desired place to retire

South Okanagan-Similkameen residents warned to ensure flood alerts are legit

Only first responders — police, fire, search and rescue or local government staff will come to doors

Care home residents relocated due to flooding in Keremeos

Over 30 residents of Orchard Haven care home in Keremeos are being relocated

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Fire at golf course in Chemainus
JP Hoe concert in Ladysmith
Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Fire near Quinsam coal mine

Osoyoos open for business and tourists

Destination Osoyoos reminding visitors that most of the community is unaffected by flooding

May long affecting Okanagan-Similkameen flood preparations

Hotels fill up as RDOS seeks emergency lodging; residents with medical needs should self-evacuate now

Your May 14 Morning Brief

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

Okanagan quilters answer call for Humboldt

North Okanagan quilters make 43 quilt tops to be sent to Saskatchewan

Province to install 3rd culvert on Willowbrook Road

The work will close the road from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, and will ease flow of Park Rill Creek

Video shows alleged 2016 assault on police officer in Hedley

The Western News successfully advocated for the release of the video in court

Fortin asks for review of 2014 Summerland election campaign

Concerns raised over Leadnow involvement in Stop the Swap initiative

Evacuation order rescinded in Okanagan Falls

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen fully rescinded the order on Friday afternoon

B.C. officials watching for impact of ‘extreme’ heat on floods

Temperatures are expected to rise close to 30 C in Southern Interior, threatening hasty snowmelt

Flood photos, video out of Cawston

Areas of Newton Road and Daly Drive heavily effected by flooding

Your May 11 Morning Brief

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

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

  • May 11th, 2018

Vernon community radio push gains energy

Group in Vernon hoping to put ‘The Valley’ on the air in the North Okanagan

B.C. 2017 disaster report: Extreme weather here to stay

Report cites need to prepare for “the new normal”

Properties in Osoyoos and Willow Beach under evacuation

A total of 23 properties are under an evacuation order

Summerland creek levels rise

Aeneas Creek and Trout Creek both experience higher water levels