BC Hydro says safety guides tree removal policy

Crown corporation says it will work with property owners wherever possible

  • Apr 20, 2021

Man and dog rescued from Osoyoos river channel

The man had driven his Jeep into the river off of the dike

  • Apr 20, 2021

Kootenay-Columbia MP pans federal budget

Conservative Rob Morrison says budget doesn't have a plan for long-term spending priorities

Back downtown businesses with legacy fund: Vernon city councillor

Coun. Dalvir Nahal ready to propose the closure of Main Street to bolster economic recover amid pandemic

  • Apr 20, 2021

No replacement for Nanaimo Avenue Bridge this year

Council voted to add consideration for a replacement to a future budget

  • Apr 20, 2021

Wildfire sparks off Coquihalla in Merritt

The wildfire is located near the Dollarama off of Highway 5

  • Apr 20, 2021

‘Can’t afford to lose another summer’: B.C. tourism group supports COVID travel rules

Details of new measures expected to be released Friday

  • Apr 20, 2021

Road Rage: Opposition mounts anew to Surrey’s plan for 84 Ave. at south end of Bear Creek Park

Same place, same project, same fight as Surrey prepares once again to connect 84th Avenue between King George and 140th Street in Newton

  • Apr 20, 2021

Interior Health warns of fentanyl contaminated crack-cocaine in Penticton

There have been recent reports of overdose associated with the use of this substance

  • Apr 20, 2021

Demonstrators rally outside Kootenay West MLA’s office

The event was held at Minister of Forests Katrine Conroy's office

  • Apr 20, 2021

Experts, advocates say federal budget is hit-and-miss on housing

Monday's federal budget promises $2.4 billion over five years, beginning with nearly $1.8 billion this fiscal year, for affordable housing

  • Apr 20, 2021

Mass fossil site may prove tyrannosaurs lived in packs

A team of researchers determined that the dinosaurs died and were buried in the same place

  • Apr 20, 2021

Keremeos campground cancels out-of-town bookings

Grist Mill said it is more important to abide by rules than gain revenue

  • Apr 20, 2021

COVID-19 outbreak now over at seniors’ facility in Nanaimo

Island Health commends Longlake Chateau for containing the spread of the virus

  • Apr 20, 2021

Campbell River’s sewer system is at capacity for southernmost residents

City says no more homes can be hooked into the sewer system at the south end at this point

West Kelowna allows expanded patios, retail spaces

West Kelowna allows businesses to expand outdoor service areas due to pandemic restrictions

  • Apr 20, 2021

North Cowichan postpones decision on cell tower placement

But cell tower policy may be developed soon

Salmon Arm RCMP make plea for prohibited drivers to stay off road

Fines, hefty towing costs and potential criminal charges await those who drive illegally

Alleged drug-impaired driver cruises down Kelowna sidewalk

Kelowna RCMP take an impaired driver off of city streets after a tip from a concerned citizen

  • Apr 20, 2021