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Crown drops one Vernon assault charge against Curtis Sagmoen

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen will still stand trial on one count of assault causing bodily harm in December.

  • Mar 21, 2019

Ex-cop now preaches importance of rehabilitation at Abbotsford prison

John Glena once advocated throwing away keys for offenders; now he works to improve their lives

CRD’s 2019 financial plan includes 23 per cent increase for capital projects

Housing, health care and wastewater projects included in 2019 plan

  • Mar 21, 2019

Number of homeless deaths more than doubled in B.C. as opioid crisis set in

New data shows trend between more overdose deaths and the number of people dying in the street

  • Mar 21, 2019

Update: Highway 3 west of Keremeos open to alternating traffic

Details scarce about collision that has closed Highway 3 west of Keremeos

Nanaimo’s 1 Port Drive could get a trial run as a temporary bus loop

Prideaux Street bus exchange expected to be relocated for six months this year

New Mills Memorial project said to be on track

But Skeena MLA Ellis Ross not convinced

Ground breaks on new hotel project

The Best Western will add 72 new rooms for visitors

  • Mar 21, 2019

Cheetahs will not prosper in Creston: permit rejected for two big cats

Earl Pfeifer owns two cheetahs, one of which escaped in December 2015

  • Mar 21, 2019

Pot industry welcomes decreased edibles tax, but unhappy medical tax remains

Taxes can increase the cost of medical cannabis by as much as 25 per cent

  • Mar 21, 2019

Parksville’s mystery cowboy revealed

Kevin Gourlay's horse garners attention for being 'parked' outside a liquor store

  • Mar 21, 2019

Coolness under pressure

Wells Gray Search and Rescue practise safety skills

  • Mar 21, 2019

Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

The technique worked well enough that human testing should begin in the next few years

  • Mar 21, 2019

College of the Rockies to add 96 beds for student housing

$17.7 million project of six cottege-style buildings to be completed by 2020

Maple Ridge man to the rescue twice in 10 minutes

Karl Dey helped the VPD take down a violent sex offender

After mosque attacks, New Zealand bans ‘military-style’ guns

The gunman killed 50 in a Christchurch mosque

  • Mar 21, 2019

Trans woman hopes funding cut will send message to B.C. rape crisis group

Rape Relief does not turn transgender women away and often connects them to other services, group says

  • Mar 21, 2019

Okanagan College class looks to disrupt fatphobia with art

The class installed art installations around Okanagan College to break down stigma

  • Mar 21, 2019

Commercial recyclables still going to landfill

Province asked to broaden scope of permitted recyclable materials

Dust advisory issued for Williams Lake area

It is anticipated high concentrations of dust will persist for another 24 hours

  • Mar 21, 2019