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Home sales increase in Houston and Burns Lake

Sale prices also increase in the communities

Kicking Horse Update Wednesday, January 22

Kicking Horse reports 1 cm of snow in the last 24 hours.

  • Jan 22, 2020

SD52 schools using bottled water, waiting on results from copper levels in drinking water

New guidelines cut down the allowable limit for lead and copper in drinking water

  • Jan 22, 2020

Immigration program not taking away Vernon jobs

The pilot is helping employers overcome a skilled labour shortage that can't be filled solely by residents

Cumberland council shows support for decriminalization of drugs

Council responded to a recent request from Comox Valley couple who lost son

  • Jan 22, 2020

Province looking at steps to dissolve Jumbo resort municipality

Disincorporating municipality will likely require a legislative change, according to the province

Plan in works to keep Salmon Arm’s homeless people warm in extreme weather

Advocate aims higher, wants a 24/7 friendship centre operating in city

Lantzville taps into new water connection policy

Newly adopted policy gives staff increased authority over issuing new water connections

UPDATE: One dead after early morning fire in commercial trailer downtown Chilliwack

Chilliwack RCMP Serious Crime Unit on the scene on Victoria Avenue investigating

Kindness catches on in Aldergrove amid cold weather

From shoveling to jump starts, many residents acted to ensure the safety of others

  • Jan 22, 2020

Surrey MLA says she’s still in the dark about RCMP investigation

More than three months have passed since Jinny Sims resigned as minister of citizens' service on Oct. 4

  • Jan 22, 2020

Cycling Without Age bikes will soon roll into Rossland and Trail

Local chapter called Cycling Unlimited raised $43,000 for the cause

Hudson’s Bay spotlights old Vernon store

Old downtown department store remembered fondly

  • Jan 22, 2020

Vehicles couldn’t stop, resulting in Jan. 7 accident

Four vehicles involved, three people were injured

Handmade shelters help house Salmon Arm’s large feral feline population

Shuswap Paws Rescue Society fixed and adopted out about 500 cats in 2019

  • Jan 22, 2020

West Kelowna man charged with attempted murder of 79-year-old mother back in court

Kevin Lee Barrett was charged in April 2019 after allegedly beating his mother, leaving her stranded

  • Jan 22, 2020

Carlton Cards to close its doors in Vernon

All 254 retail stores across North America will close in the next four to six weeks

  • Jan 22, 2020

Rainfall warning issued for east Vancouver Island

Warning issued for area from Nanoose Bay to Campbell River

  • Jan 22, 2020

Manitoba RCMP spent less than $800K on massive manhunt for Schmegelsky, McLeod

Manitoba RCMP helped with 17-day search through the province's northern terrain

  • Jan 22, 2020

Victoria police arrest 12 anti-pipeline protesters supporting Wet’suwet’en

'We are unarmed, they have guns,' protesters chanted on Wednesday morning

  • Jan 22, 2020