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COVID-19 exposures confirmed at Central Okanagan schools

Schools in Lake Country, Kelowna, West Kelowna confirm exposures of the virus

  • Mar 5, 2021

Tribunal to hear transgender inmate’s human rights complaint against Surrey Pretrial

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal member Amber Prince on March 3 dismissed the pretrial's application to have Makayla Sandve's complaint dismissed

  • Mar 5, 2021

Grieving Maple Ridge mother calls for decriminalization of drugs for Black Balloon Day

Five people died in Maple Ridge this January of suspected illicit drug toxicity overdose

Long-time Kelowna educator, community figure dies

SD23 Trustee Rolli Cacchioni died of a stroke March 23, after 54 years with the school district

  • Mar 5, 2021

Work has begun on the Ladysmith Downtown Public Washroom

The project is expected to be finished in the spring

  • Mar 5, 2021

Salmon Arm Fire Department quickly extinguishes fire above Foreshore Trail

Blaze started when man's campfire catches fuel containers on fire

Victoria gardeners scramble to create local seed exchanges

Fairfield resident's seed exchange an instant hit

East Kootenay operating services contract awarded to Trail Transit

The public transit buses in Cranbrook — and the East Kootenay region — will be operating under a new company, BC Transit announced this week.

  • Mar 5, 2021

Parksville council to support Telus with application to federal fund

Telecommunications company looks at improving connectivity

  • Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry predicts a ‘post-pandemic world’ for B.C. this summer

'Extending this second dose provides very high real-world protection to more people, sooner'

  • Mar 5, 2021

St. Andrews Cathedral pipe organ needs players to make it sing

Prince Rupert volunteers who want to practice their playing skills are welcome

  • Mar 5, 2021

UPDATE: Missing Kelowna woman found

Police announced Carrie Bauer has been found safe

  • Mar 5, 2021

‘Police have killed more TFN members than COVID has,’ First Nation demands transparency in Tofino RCMP shooting investigation

Julian Jones, a 28 year-old Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation man was shot and killed by police on Feb. 27.

Mission RCMP request public’s assistance in search for missing man

William Joshua Bowles last seen March 4 at Haven in the Hollow shelter

  • Mar 5, 2021

Dangerous traffic light change, standard procedure

Pedestrians are reminded to wait for walk signal before proceeding on unexpected light change

Mysterious smoke cloud seen in Seavac Centre

Fire crews did a thorough sweep of the centre.

  • Mar 5, 2021

What you need to know about Johnson & Johnson’s approved single-dose vaccine

The vaccine had a 72% efficacy in preventing COVID infections after 28 days in the company's U.S. trials

  • Mar 5, 2021

Environment organization calls Surrey’s ‘tree city’ designation ’empty accolade’

Committee chair Allison Patton says international recognition is encouraging and sets a trend

Kootenay community steps up for Skinny Genes fundraiser

Fundraiser auction for rare genetic disease raises more than $10,000 for Skinny Genes Foundation

Hazelton school COVID-19 closure extended one week

With spring break on horizon, Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary will be closed to end of March

  • Mar 5, 2021