Local News

B.C. solicitor general pays Okanagan jail a visit

Mike Farnworth said bolstering staffing at the jail, and other jails, is one of his priorities

Wilson guilty for all but the gun under his seat

He was, however, convicted Thursday evening for possession of a firearm found in his pocket

Police investigate six vehicle accident on Connector

Portion of the highway was closed as conditions caused multiple vehicle accident

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Orcas in Ladysmith Harbour
Gil Penalosa in Cowichan
Near head-on crash
10-year anniversary of Lindsay Buziak murder

Osoyoos to add 250% to town’s RCMP bill

After hitting the 5,000 mark in population, the town must now pay 70% of total policing bill

More aircraft maintenance spaces at Okanagan College created

Partnership between government, college and private sector funds new training spots

Summerland Refugee Sponsorship Group prepares for African family

Family from Eritrea will be third supported by community group

Wilson firearms trial jury’s hands

Defence questions where firearms came from, while Crown assures jury they came from Cody Wilson

Housing ideas for Summerland discussed

Need for additional housing seen as a complex issue for the community

Major hurdle cleared for Cannings’ infrastructure bill

Cannings’ bill to push wood infrastructure got oak-ay from commons, headed fir committee study

Trans-Canada Highway closed between Revelstoke and Golden

Will be closed Golden to Alberta border until at least midday Friday

‘We here in the Columbia-River Revelstoke are sick and tired of this,’ says MLA Doug Clovechok

Clovechok to address minister of transportation and infrastructure on local constituents’ concerns about highway safety and snow removal on Hwy. 1. and 23.

VIDEO: Avalanche triggered near Lanark Snowshed

Avalanche control continues on Trans-Canada Highway

Okanagan documentary wins prestigious award

A River Film puts the spotlight on water management and has now been honoured

Montgomery trafficking trial moves to Kelowna

Jennifer L. Montgomery was arrested after her house was raided for alleged drug trafficking

New electoral area for Okanagan Falls/Apex could come soon

Area D Director Tom Siddon believes new electoral area will happen before next election

Summerland council defeats Banks Crescent development proposal

Council members vote 5-2 against controversial seniors housing development

UPDATE: Summerland council votes against Banks Crescent development

The vote this evening is to approve third reading of the Banks Crescent seniors housing proposal

Summerlanders express views about development

More than 80 people spoke out at six-hour public hearing on Banks Crescent proposal

B.C. Agriculture Minister meets with Okanagan industry leaders

When “a local legend like orchardist Fred Steele is there, it is time to listen…”

Okanagan-area ridings mostly ignore local endorsements

Andrew Wilkinson was the top choice in four of seven Okanagan ridings for B.C. Liberal leadership