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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

Children’s author asks City of Vernon to use ‘Ogopogo’ in new book

The City of Vernon has held famed lake monster's copyright for past 65 years

  • 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

High winds force morning ferry cancellations between Vancouver Island and mainland

Winds up to 70 km/h will ease around midday

  • 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

View Royal whittles property tax hike from 7.3 to 4.5%

Increase amounts to roughly $117 extra for a home assessed at the average value for View Royal

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

$1.35 million CERIP funds going to projects in Williams Lake

Mayor Walt Cobb thanked the province for its investment in the community

  • 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

‘Basmodi Wave’ Indian farmers protests set for several Lower Mainland locations

200 pairs of shoes being placed at all protests to represent deaths during ongoing protests in India

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