Okanagan

Major delays are expected on the Coquihella following a vehicle crash on Satruday morning (Nov. 5) (Photo - Google Maps)

Crash on Coquihalla cleared but traffic caused by the crash still causing some delays

With the winter conditions, DriveBC is asking drivers to take caution when driving

Major delays are expected on the Coquihella following a vehicle crash on Satruday morning (Nov. 5) (Photo - Google Maps)
The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

This Week in the OK: Hailing a cab and hitting the slopes

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Shelter and outreach operators in the B.C. Interior, including several in the Okanagan, have authored an open letter to Interior Health, BC Housing and municipalities calling for changes to the way the “homeless crisis” is addressed. The letter was issued Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

‘We are tired of the futility’: Okanagan shelters call for changes to homelessness response

Open letter addressed to Interior Health, BC Housing, municipalities calls for ‘meaningful change’

Shelter and outreach operators in the B.C. Interior, including several in the Okanagan, have authored an open letter to Interior Health, BC Housing and municipalities calling for changes to the way the “homeless crisis” is addressed. The letter was issued Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Daisy Pare bar manager at Breakers Pub on Sept. 11, 2020 gets ready for new B.C. rules announced by provincial health authority Dr. Bonnie Henry on Sept. 8, regarding nightclubs, bars and restaurants. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Rising workers’ compensation costs concern to Okanagan businesses

Business groups push to halt payroll tax hike

Daisy Pare bar manager at Breakers Pub on Sept. 11, 2020 gets ready for new B.C. rules announced by provincial health authority Dr. Bonnie Henry on Sept. 8, regarding nightclubs, bars and restaurants. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The highways have experienced around 35 centimetres and are expecting 10-15 more throughout the night (Photo - Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)

Snow causing havoc for drivers, multiple Okanagan highway closures

Drivers on Highways 97C, 5, and 3 are all experiencing delays

The highways have experienced around 35 centimetres and are expecting 10-15 more throughout the night (Photo - Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)
The Okanagan Connector near Pennask Summit just before noon on Nov. 4, 2022. (DriveBC)

‘Worst we’ve seen in 50 years’: Okanagan Connector closes during snowstorm

35 cms have already fallen on highway, more to come

The Okanagan Connector near Pennask Summit just before noon on Nov. 4, 2022. (DriveBC)
Tom Brady to reach 100,000 career passing yards on Sunday (Photo - @NFL_DovKleiman/Twitter)

Morning Start: Tom Brady to reach another milestone

Your morning start for Friday, Nov. 4

Tom Brady to reach 100,000 career passing yards on Sunday (Photo - @NFL_DovKleiman/Twitter)
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Morning Start: Rainbows

Your morning start for Thursday, Nov. 3

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Cloverdale Library will host a free teen writing workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 19. (Gift Habeshaw / Unsplash)

Teenage creative writers sought for Okanagan awards

$200 prizes up for grabs in young writers’ contest

Cloverdale Library will host a free teen writing workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 19. (Gift Habeshaw / Unsplash)
Penticton’s Elvis Tribute Festival appeared at Okanagan Lake Park on Saturday morning, June 25. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
Penticton’s Elvis Tribute Festival appeared at Okanagan Lake Park on Saturday morning, June 25. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
Hawk moth caterpillar (Photo - @ttjesje/Twitter)

Morning Start: Hawk moth caterpillar

Your morning start for Wednesday, Nov. 2

Hawk moth caterpillar (Photo - @ttjesje/Twitter)
According to Statistics Canada, prices at the gas pump rose 32.8 per cent in September 2021 compared with September last year as inflation rose 4.4 per cent on a year-over-year basis in September, the fastest pace since February 2003. (Black Press Media File)

Uzelman: Inflation’s expected trajectory from 2001 to 2024

New column from Bruce Uzelman

  • Nov 1, 2022
According to Statistics Canada, prices at the gas pump rose 32.8 per cent in September 2021 compared with September last year as inflation rose 4.4 per cent on a year-over-year basis in September, the fastest pace since February 2003. (Black Press Media File)
Anthrax, along with fellow Thrash Metal monsters Testament, are taking the stage at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook May 18l.
Anthrax, along with fellow Thrash Metal monsters Testament, are taking the stage at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook May 18l.
(Black Press file photo)

Kamloops RCMP investigating body found in park

The body was discovered around 2:20 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29

(Black Press file photo)
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Morning Start: Happy Halloween!

Your morning start for Monday, Oct. 31

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Relive the Music tours the Okanagan this month, stopping in Vernon Nov. 7. (Contributed)

Relive the Music rocks back to its Okanagan roots

It took a bar burning down for the band to be formed

Relive the Music tours the Okanagan this month, stopping in Vernon Nov. 7. (Contributed)
(Photo by David Menidrey on Unsplash)

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in the South Okanagan: Halloween edition

Laser tag zombie walk, a ‘spooktacular’ bike ride, and Halloween in the park all coming up

(Photo by David Menidrey on Unsplash)
Environment Canada says atmospheric rivers on B.C.’s coast will have an impact on wind levels in the Interior. Kelowna YLW Airport is pictured. (Black Press File photo)

Atmospheric river from B.C.’s coast brings strong winds to the Interior

‘In the valley, it’s about the wind more than anything,’ Environment Canada meteorologists say

Environment Canada says atmospheric rivers on B.C.’s coast will have an impact on wind levels in the Interior. Kelowna YLW Airport is pictured. (Black Press File photo)
Annika Kirk, Ayden Clark, James Plaxton, Rebekah Dingwall, Elizabeth Hirschkorn, Jackson Price, Dr.Kyleen Myrah (faculty advisor), Devin Rubadaeu (faculty advisor), Jon Philip Talastas, Maya Samaddar, Mandi Kohout, Mackenna Lenarcic, Danielle Walker, celebrate the Enactus OC National Exhibition win. (Submitted photo)

Enactus Okanagan students off to Puerto Rico for global competition

The students’ Unusually Good Food Co. project earned them national accolades

Annika Kirk, Ayden Clark, James Plaxton, Rebekah Dingwall, Elizabeth Hirschkorn, Jackson Price, Dr.Kyleen Myrah (faculty advisor), Devin Rubadaeu (faculty advisor), Jon Philip Talastas, Maya Samaddar, Mandi Kohout, Mackenna Lenarcic, Danielle Walker, celebrate the Enactus OC National Exhibition win. (Submitted photo)
British Columbians are once again heading to the polls to cast their votes in municipal elections being held across the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
British Columbians are once again heading to the polls to cast their votes in municipal elections being held across the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck