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Paper towel in short supply as people stay home, clean more, industry leader says

While toilet paper consumption has returned to normal levels, paper towel sales continue to outpace pre-COVID levels

  • Sep 22, 2020

RCMP not responsible for death of helmetless motorcycle rider in Okanagan

Independent Investigations Office of BC announces findings into fatal crash near Grindrod Aug. 30

  • Sep 22, 2020

COVID-19 makes its mark on Shuswap schools, teachers and parents

Pandemic keeps more students than expected away from conventional schooling

  • Sep 22, 2020

Trial underway for Kamloops man charged with kidnapping

Michael Mathieson is charged with armed robbery, unlawful confinement and kidnapping

  • Sep 22, 2020

‘Unprecedented’ coalition demands end to B.C. salmon farms

First Nations, commercial fishermen among group calling for action on Cohen recommendations

  • Sep 22, 2020

Trail RCMP report theft, impaired charges

Checkpoints were set up in Trail and the Greater Area on Sept. 11 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Suspected human remains found in burned out vehicle on OKIB land

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP hand over investigation to Major Crimes

  • Sep 22, 2020

Theft-related charges in Salmon Arm deliver accused 140 days in jail

Man sentenced must also stay away from 10th Street SW and two local businesses

New City of Trail bylaw officer

Calvin Heighton joined the municipal team at the end of August

  • Sep 22, 2020

RCMP: Trio arrested, firearms seized after report of shots fired in rural Qualicum Beach

Police say search also found evidence of large-scale drug operation

  • Sep 22, 2020

Diane Janzen won’t be running for election under BC Liberal banner

'They reneged on their promise of open democracy,' Janzen said of BC Liberal Party decision

Up to 90 people forced to evacuate Sandman Inn in Castlegar on Monday night

A heating appliance in hotel started to burn dust and caused smoke alarm to go off

  • Sep 22, 2020

Four wanted individuals believed to be in Vernon

RCMP seek public's assistance in locating three men and one woman

AAP deadline set for Courtenay bridge construction

Courtenay council has approved a Nov. 16 deadline for responses for an alternate approval process (AAP) to obtain approval to borrow money to upgrade the 5th Street Bridge. The project is slated for construction in 2021. Council can adopt a borrowing bylaw unless 10 per cent (2,017) of voters are opposed. The deadline to receive responses is Nov. 16 at 4:30 p.m.

TRAFFIC: Section of 16 Avenue shutdown after dump truck, SUV collision

Collision occurred at 16 Avenue and 242nd Street

  • Sep 22, 2020

Who is or may be running in Stikine in the provincial election

Cullen nomination sparks controversy over NDP equity policy

  • Sep 22, 2020

Fire at supportive housing on Royal Crescent

Firefighters find chair on fire, building being evacuated

‘Perfect storm’ causes influx of black widows in the Okanagan

The region's only venomous spider has come out in full force this year

  • Sep 22, 2020

North Cariboo Seniors’ Council gathering housing information through surveys

The housing demand and housing supply surveys are available online until Oct. 5.

  • Sep 22, 2020

Nanaimo RCMP resumes fingerprinting, police information check services

Certain services now available by appointment at detachment

  • Sep 22, 2020