Lake Country Calendar

‘I just felt I had to do something’: Vernon Black Lives Matter protest organizer

Young woman organizes peaceful protest to take place next week at Vernon courthouse

  • Jun 5, 2020

 

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  • Jun 5, 2020

 

First day back; attending elementary school amid COVID-19

"... Social connections are certainly important for kids," said Penticton principal Dave Ritchie.

  • Jun 5, 2020

 

Flooding prompts closure of parks along Shuswap and Mara lakes

Boaters asked to respect No Wake policy protecting properties along water

  • Jun 5, 2020

Kelowna Mountie on desk duty following ‘aggressive’ arrest

The officer involved in an arrest that took place on May 30 in Kelowna has been placed on administrative duties

  • Jun 5, 2020

Olympic athlete sends shout-out to Cawston Primary students

Canadian Olympic sprinter Khamica Bingham participated in one of the school's long-time traditions

  • Jun 5, 2020

Police watchdog investigating Lake Country incident

A man was taken to hospital after the June 3 incident

  • Jun 5, 2020

‘It’s about equality’ says South Okanagan man rallying for Black Lives Matter

"Canada is not exempt from racism and oppression," said Geoff Stathers, standing with his #BLM sign

  • Jun 4, 2020

‘We either make a difference or we don’t’: Revelstoke teen leads protest in support of BLM

Revelstoke joined cities across the world protesting against racism and police brutality

  • Jun 4, 2020

In photos: Modified, yet traditional graduation gives Penticton graduates a sense of normalcy

Students around Penticton take part in pre-recorded graduation ceremonies

  • Jun 4, 2020

Injured equestrian rescued in North Okanagan

The Vernon Search and Rescue Group Society assisted in the Wednesday evening rescue

  • Jun 4, 2020

Penticton Search and Rescue respond to six calls in less than a week

Two hikers rescued in early morning search near Greyback Lake latest in series of searches

  • Jun 4, 2020

Police seek help identifying person of interest in Salmon Arm arson investigation

A fire in a garage was extinguished but it is being treated as an arson.

  • Jun 4, 2020

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary rescinds all Grand Forks-area evacuation orders

Evacuation alerts for 1,136 Boundary properties remain in effect as officials monitor forecasts

  • Jun 4, 2020

Shuswap man hosting concert in his driveway

Lamenting the loss of Music in the Park events due to COVID-19, Shane McMahon is putting on a show

  • Jun 4, 2020

Undisclosed video evidence comes to light in West Kelowna murder trial

'They've disclosed hundreds of pieces of evidence. Why would this have gotten missed?' - defence lawyer

  • Jun 4, 2020

Vernon Walmart staffer finds $7K lost by Enderby business owner

Entrepreneur elated after Walmart worker, who lost his own business to COVID, returned lost deposit

WATCH: Burned out car be gone thanks to Vernon dealership, ski resort

Bannister GM Vernon and SilverStar Mountain Resort team up in road cleanup

  • Jun 4, 2020

Okanagan resort ready to sparkle post COVID-19

Sparkling Hill ready to reopen following more than two months of being closed

Osoyoos man arrested, charged with possession of child pornography

Shawn Barry Titus, 37, was arrested at a motel in Osoyoos on May 21

  • Jun 3, 2020