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Osoyoos Indian Band chief proposes prison time for ‘racist’ vandals

“They want people to get upset, and angry, and saddened… That’s the reaction racists want, isn’t it?”

Grieving Okanagan mom raises overdose awareness

Son trusted his dealer, but didn’t know there was fentanyl in his cocaine

Christie Mountain wildfire crews burning single trees, scanning mountainside for hot spots

Smoke continues to be visible as Christie Mountain wildfire crews burn, fall single trees

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Christie Mountain wildfire suspected lightning caused: BC Wildfire

BC Wildfire Service announced their findings into the wildfire on Aug. 31

Christie Mountain wildfire still keeping crews on their toes

Part of the fire’s eastern flank has crossed retardant lines, says BC Wildfire Services

BC Transit installing protective driver doors in South Okanagan

BC Transit advised there will be no impact to service levels while installations are taking place

No northern movement: Palmer Fire remains 8-10 km from border

All level 2 Evacuations have been lifted and all of Loomis-Oroville Rd. is now open

VIDEO: Motorcyclists make Penticton boy’s birthday unforgettable

Carter Verge’s fifth birthday was one he’ll never forget

Evacuation alert for 319 properties in Heritage Hills rescinded

Residents are asked to refer to their fire re-entry kit for information on roads, water, more

Wildfire crews burning fuels to reduce Christie Mountain wildfire behaviour

Smoke will continue to be visible from the vicinity of the wildfire as a result of fuel management

Carey Bornn, face of the SOS Medical Foundation moving on

The foundation credits the success of their largest fundraising campaign to the efforts of Bornn

Penticton Vees acquire decorated Manitoba defenseman

Murray represented Team Canada West during the World Junior A Challenge in Dawson Creek, B.C.

Okanagan College unveils online continuing studies brochure, fall courses

School offering courses in business, health, education, technology, cannabis, wine and food and more

Christie Mountain wildfire sees ‘minimal’ growth despite heavy winds

55 pieces of equipment, 110 firefighters from across B.C. have been released from Penticton blaze

Area restriction implemented for Christie Mountain wildfire

Blaze near Penticton experienced ‘minimal fire activity’ over the past 24 hours

Majority of Okanagan fires human-caused

BC Wildfire Service urging extreme caution

United Way supports Okanagan charities

United Way Southern Interior BC invests more than $1 million with 90+ regional groups

Temperature records set across the Okanagan

Kelowna, Summerland and Penticton had their second record-breaking day in a row

New B.C. political party ‘further left than the NDP, greener than the Greens’

Skeena and Bulkley Valley EcoSocialist Party organizer Edward Quinlan explains the party’s philosophy