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Penticton to identify for lake-to-lake cycling route

A plan to outline a route will go before council on June 18

  • Jun 16, 2019

Wildfire burning near Taylor Flats in the Alberni Valley

Fire is located close to Highway 4 near Sproat Lake

Saturday night fire on Stemwinder Drive in Kimberley

On the evening of Saturday, June 15, a fire broke out at a residence on Stemwinder Drive. More information to follow when available.

Parksville resort fire caused by flammable gas used to extract oil from cannabis

Investigators detail reasons for explosion and blaze that destroyed building

  • Jun 16, 2019

City of White Rock responds to Lady Alexandra court petition

City says it did not breach 'obligation of procedural fairness'

PHOTOS: Thousands raised for cancer at second annual Gala for Hope

Victoria Fire Department's fundraiser a success ahead of Ride to Conquer Cancer

  • Jun 16, 2019

Port Alberni man dies in ATV accident

A Port Alberni man has died following an all-terrain vehicle accident near Hector Road, west of Port Alberni.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Thunderstorm leaves small fire near Adams Lake in its wake

Wildfire crews are also fighting a small fire near Kamloops

The annual event takes place Sunday, June 23 at Creekside Park in Coldstream

Pre-registrations, sponsorships and donations for the CMHA annual Ride Don't Hide event have raised more than $34,000 to date towards the $60,000 goal to raise awareness and funds for local mental health.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Vet services for Victoria’s pets of the homeless cancelled for first time in a decade

Vets for Pets faces a volunteer shortage that's forced the group to cancel its recent service

  • Jun 16, 2019

Police seek two suspects and car after stabbing in Kelowna

The stabbing took place on Friday evening on Wilson Avenue. It sent one man to hospital.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Thunderstorm leaves small fire in the Shuswap in its wake

Wildfire crews are also fighting a small fire near Kamloops

  • Jun 16, 2019

Dashwood residents get a look at plans for proposed $4M firehall

Another open house set for July 20

  • Jun 16, 2019

Parents of Mission murder victim want personal belongings returned

Lisa Dudley's parents, Rosemarie and Mark Surakka, were at the Mission RCMP detachment Sunday

Peninsula Streams Society to restore 120 metres of Colquitz Watershed

With goal of contributing to the recovery of cutthroat and coho salmon

  • Jun 16, 2019

LDSS’ Nisa Hofer wins soccer award

Sixteen teams, including the one from Lakes District Secondary School (LDSS) participated in the Single A Girls Soccer Provincials on May 30-June 1, hosted by Nakusp Secondary School in Nakusp of the West Kootenay region. LDSS came 11th. Grade 12 player Nisa Hofer from LDSS was among the Commissioners 11, an award that recognizes the top players from each team. (Submitted photo)

  • Jun 16, 2019

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools passes $164.3M budget

School district decides against reducing number of community school coordinators

North Okanagan mayor’s win benefits school lunch programs

Christine Fraser of Spallumcheen won $1,500 in SILGA draw, which goes to not-for-profit programs

  • Jun 16, 2019

Abbotsford considering raising education fee on new developments

Fee, which funds property acquisition for new schools, hasn't budged since 2007

  • Jun 16, 2019

Well Gray Search and Rescue cut ribbon at new facility

Group honours long time members

  • Jun 16, 2019