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Poll: choking on smoke

Aug 13, 2018 / 6:44 pm

Smoke that has blanked the Okanagan since Sunday is expected to stick around until the middle of the week. Environment Canada meteorologist Cindy Yu says the...

Poll: changes at ICBC

Aug 9, 2018 / 6:28 pm

Inexperienced and high-risk drivers would pay more for their vehicle insurance in British Columbia under proposed changes to modernize the province’s...

Poll: time to leave the nest

Aug 8, 2018 / 7:36 pm

A new study finds that some 80 per cent of Canadian baby boomers plan to stay put in their homes in the next five years as a majority consider their local...

Poll: paying for pipeline

Aug 7, 2018 / 7:23 pm

Kinder Morgan Canada documents say expanding the Trans Mountain pipeline will cost the federal government another $1.9 billion beyond the company's original...

Poll: campfire fines

Aug 5, 2018 / 7:28 am

Despite extreme fire danger ratings and fire bans throughout much of B.C., conservation officers handed out four fines on Friday for unlawful campfires in the...

Poll: homeless carts

Aug 2, 2018 / 7:19 pm

It has been more than a week since Vernon city council voted in favour of imposing shopping cart bylaws. The bylaws will create a city-wide ban on shopping...

Poll: close backcountry?

Aug 1, 2018 / 7:34 pm

With at least 50 new fire starts in the Cariboo region Tuesday, largely from lightning strikes, memories of last season's devastating wildfire season in the...

Poll: festival policing

Jul 30, 2018 / 7:11 pm

Kelowna's largest summer festival has left some questioning whether Center of Gravity is worth it. "We were downtown Kelowna Saturday night and were...

Poll: should parents pay?

Jul 28, 2018 / 7:44 am

Fire investigators say two minors admitted they were playing with a lighter at the base of the mountain where a fire broke out Friday in Kelowna's Glenmore...

Poll: do you add tip?

Jul 26, 2018 / 5:59 pm

Consumers who pay with plastic for their coffee to go are increasingly finding themselves in a quandary as digital payment devices nudge them to add a tip of as...

Poll: campfire ban

Jul 24, 2018 / 7:09 pm

Effective noon Thursday, July 26, campfires will be prohibited throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre's jurisdiction and that includes the entire Okanagan....

Poll: wildfire fears

Jul 23, 2018 / 8:14 pm

Days of planning and very precise techniques were used to try and get the Mount Eneas wildfire under control near Peachland. BC Wildfire Service deputy officer...

Whose fire is it?

Jul 20, 2018 / 8:50 pm

The BC Wildfire Service is coming under some criticism for the way it has handled some lightning-caused wildfires in the Central Okanagan. Both the Mount Eneas...

Do you feel safe?

Jul 17, 2018 / 4:15 pm

It seems more and more, there are stories of incidents in the downtown core of communities in the Okanagan. In Kelowna, the detachment's top cop says he has...

Poll: military muscle

Jul 13, 2018 / 8:14 pm

Two CH-148 Cyclones soared over Halifax harbour on Friday, marking a critical step in the oft-delayed rollout of the Canadian military's fleet of new...

Poll: pardon for Latimer?

Jul 12, 2018 / 6:12 pm

A Saskatchewan farmer who was convicted of killing his severely disabled daughter nearly 25 years ago is applying for either a new trial or a pardon. Robert...

Poll: is your dog licensed?

Jul 11, 2018 / 7:24 pm

There are about 3,300 ‘missing’ dogs in the Central Okanagan, dogs who were licensed in 2017, but are not for 2018. Owners of these...

Poll: goodbye, Greyhound

Jul 10, 2018 / 10:26 am

Greyhound’s departure from Western Canada will be devastating to small communities and contribute to a greater sense of isolation for many, according to...

Poll: chasing adventure?

Jul 6, 2018 / 7:56 pm

The cousin of a man who fell 30 metres into a waterfall pool near Squamish says Charles Ryker Gamble died trying to help his friend. Rob Mangelsdorf says Gamble...

Poll: Feel safe in Vernon?

Jul 5, 2018 / 7:06 pm

Do you feel safe walking in the downtown Vernon area? There has been a lot of chatter from local Vernonites saying they don't feel safe or vice versa when...

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