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Balcony fire spreads to attic

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: Jennifer Zielinski - Castanet Fire crews put out a balcony fire on Mills Road Update -- 7:30 p.m. Kelowna fire crews say they saw black smoke billowing out of the townhouse upon arriving at the scene on Mills Road.  The

Police abuzz over bee theft

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: Thinkstock.com North Okanagan RCMP are buzzing over the theft of five beehives in the Coldstream area. RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk says on Friday July 18, police received a report that five beehives had been lifted from a property

Boot Hill fire

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: Bill Everitt A lone helicopter bucketed the Boot Hill blaze Thursday afternoon as all other resources were involved fighting several other, larger fires in the area. A second fire has broken out on the opposite side of the mountain,

Vernon's Mayor will not run

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: Contributed The Mayor of Vernon has decided not to run in the upcoming municipal election. In an announcement made Thursday morning, Mayor Rob Sawatzky says he made the tough decision after discussions with his family. “While

Heatwave is sweet for fruit

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: Carmen Weld Grape vines in Lake Country The BC Fruit Growers' Association says the recent high temperatures are 'cherry'. They say the heatwave will not impact the availability or quality of apples, cherries

Apex Mountain fire

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: Contributed - Steve Jackson Click here to view gallery Photo: Contributed - Steve Jackson Photo: Contributed - Steve Jackson Photo: Contributed - Steve Jackson Photo: Contributed - Steve Jackson   11 p.m. Update: The

Race track fire was arson

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: Carmen Weld The grandstand has now crumbled down after the inferno Fire investigators and the Vernon RCMP have determined that the raging inferno last week at the Kin Race Track fire was an act of arson. “After

Recovery mission continues

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: Google Maps Mica Dam and Lake Kinbasket The search for two men's bodies, now missing for over a week, continued Tuesday on Kinbasket Lake near Golden BC. The Revelstoke RCMP has been actively searching for the two missing

Who's running in Vernon

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: Contributed - City of Vernon BC's Mayors and Councillors still have a few months to decide whether they will throw their hat back in the ring for the fall municipal election. In Vernon, Mayor Rob Sawatzky has kept quiet as to

Body recovered

Jul 23, 2014 / 12:56 am

Photo: CTV Update July 14 The BC Coroners Service has now confirmed that a body pulled out of Shuswap Lake is that of 25-year-old Kevin Boutilier. He was with some friends on a houseboat last August when he and several others jumped
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