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Chamber showcases best businesses, citizens

Annual awards dinner being held Oct. 26

  • Sep 21, 2019

Kimberley’s population tops 8,000 in latest estimates from province

The City of Kimberley's population has reached the 8,000 person threshold, according to the latest population estimates released by the province of British Columbia.

Fewer than 250 caribou remain in Columbia Shuswap

Only one of four herds in region with stable population, still considered threatened

Maple Ridge man, 61, awarded high honours in Victoria

Jonathan Smyth was awarded the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers

  • Sep 20, 2019

‘It’s strictly business’ at Vernon Chamber’s Godfather-themed gala

The 35th annual Greater Vernon Chamber of Business Excellence Awards to be held in October

  • Sep 20, 2019

Bear shot by police in Stewart neighbourhood, residents say

Gunshots were heard in the dark, alarming and angering neighbours

  • Sep 20, 2019

Climate protesters temporarily shut down Bernard Avenue in Kelowna

Protesters are demanding politicans take action to stop climate change

  • Sep 20, 2019

Service is status quo at Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue

Lengthy review of the regional fire department is now complete

RDOS applies for license of occupation for Okanagan Falls trestle

License needed in order to work on the structure

School bus involved in crash on Matsqui Prairie

No known injuries in two-vehicle collision on Friday afternoon

  • Sep 20, 2019

North Delta crime beat, week of Sept. 8

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

  • Sep 20, 2019

Making the grade

Borrow Enterprises Ltd. donates equipment and manpower to help Clearwater Ski Hill

  • Sep 20, 2019

BC Moose Tracker app aids in management

There are smartphone apps that compile user data on restaurants, bars and shops - so why not an app that tracks information on moose?

  • Sep 20, 2019

‘I’d do it again,’ says Nelson man who swam naked, drunk into Toronto shark tank

David Weaver, of Nelson, was drunk when he went to Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto on Oct. 12 2018

  • Sep 20, 2019

Fernie Fire Department celebrates FireSmart education

"The greatest safety is a neighbourhood that is FireSmart," said Alan Westhaver.

  • Sep 20, 2019

Nanaimo high school students cut class to attend climate action rally

Extinction Rebellion Nanaimo rally raises awareness, demands action against climate change

No injuries at car crash in front of Butcher Boys

It's at least the second vehicle accident this September at the intersection

  • Sep 20, 2019

Scholarships set up in memory of Surrey grandpa killed in traffic crash

Pritam Singh Benning, 83, died after a car crashed into him at a Newton bus stop on Sept. 9, 2009

  • Sep 20, 2019

Section of 27th Street in Vernon closed

The street has been closed from 30th Avenue to Highway 6 due to weather disrupting repaving

  • Sep 20, 2019

Cloverdale Community Kitchen hosts ‘learning’ breakfast for students

Coast Capital Savings offered short presentations on financial topics

  • Sep 20, 2019