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Man accused of yet another violent incident at Okanagan jail

Afshin Ighani accused of assaulting a peace officer in March, following alleged stabbings last year

Spellings inconsistent on Summerland street signs

Two spellings of Garnet both appear on municipal signage

Your May 3 Morning Brief

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

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Fire at golf course in Chemainus
JP Hoe concert in Ladysmith
Million Dollar Quartet at Chemainus Theatre
Family of 30-year cold case victims speak to the public

No way of forecasting Okanagan floods: engineer

RDOS released an informational video with expert analysis and drone shots of regional floods Wednesday

Vernon’s new top cop has plenty of B.C. experience

Insp. Shawna Baher brings with her 26 years of RCMP experience to Vernon-North Okanagan detachment

Vernon’s new top cop has plenty of B.C. experience

Insp. Shawna Baher brings with her 26 years of RCMP experience to Vernon-North Okanagan detachment

Your May 2 Morning Brief

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

Okanagan hockey fraud trial to spend 1 of 3 weeks in Kelowna

One week of Loren Reagan’s trial, starting on Nov. 5, will be in Kelowna, with two weeks in Penticton

Crown seeking 4 years in Penticton child porn case

Jesse Prince to be sentenced May 7 after guilty verdict for child pornography charges in December

Creek levels rise in Armstrong

State of local emergency continues

Your April 30 Morning Brief

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

High water levels anticipated

Melting snow and runoff will raise water level in Okanagan Lake

Actions suggested to strengthen ALR

Summerland’s Agricultural Advisory Committee presents written submission on future of land reserve

Lake Country man facing assault charges

A woman was seriously injured after an alleged aggravated assault on April 22

  • Apr 26th, 2018

Guilty plea in crash that claims two young women

March 2016 crash claims the lives of two 20-year-olds

Accident results from washout

Princeton-Summerland Road was closed near Faulder

  • Apr 27th, 2018

Mental health clinic opens in downtown Kelowna

Cedar Sage Health and Wellness Clinic is open Monday to Friday

Earth Day planting

Volunteers planted native vegetation and cleaned up at the Adams Bird Sanctuary on Sunday

Inmates, machines adding muscle to Oliver flood fight

Inmates are packing 250 sandbags a day, but RDOS says newly acquired machine will push 6,000 an hour

Summerland crews prepare for flood repair work

Docks and pathway along lakeshore were damaged during flooding last spring