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Latest Articles from Colin Dacre

47 townhomes proposed

Nov 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Town of Osoyoos Osoyoos town council got their first look  Monday at a 47-unit townhouse development proposed for the north entrance to the community. The plan at 9110 and 9120 Main Street — land previously zoned for

Hearing set for pot shop

Nov 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Oliver Daily News Osoyoos town council will hear the public’s opinion on a proposed cannabis retail storefront being proposed downtown during a public hearing next month. Council gave first two readings to a rezoning application

BC man finishes epic trek

Nov 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: CTV Vancouver A B.C. man has completed a decade-long 21,000-kilometre journey on Canada’s Great Trail. After reaching Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T. last week, Dana Meise became the first person to reach all three coasts on what was previously

MLA opposes logging plan

Nov 17, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Carmi Recreation Trails Penticton MLA Dan Ashton has come out opposed to logging planned for a recreational area just outside the city frequented by mountain bikers and cross-country skiers. “I’ve known the area a long

Argo loses hwys contract

Nov 15, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed A Spanish multinational company is taking over the snow-clearing and maintenance contracts for highways and provincial roads in the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen. Acciona Infrastructure Maintenance Inc. was awarded

Cannabis store to open?

Nov 15, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: pixabay The District of Summerland has finalized its policies around retail cannabis and will hear from a proposed storefront next month, paving the way to the possibility that Summerland will be home to the Okanagan’s first cannabis

Was the public consulted?

Nov 14, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Carmi Recreation Trails Questions are being raised about the extent of B.C. Timber Sales consultation with the public on logging planned for a recreational site just outside Penticton. More than 1,400 people have signed

What's next for Shatford?

Nov 13, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff The Okanagan School of the Arts is kicking off the discussion on the future of the Shatford Centre as the cultural heart of the community. The OSA has been talking about the next chapter for the historic building —

New daycare breaks ground

Nov 10, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Colin Dacre The future site of the YMCA Queen's Park child care centre Construction has started on a new daycare in Penticton next to Queen’s Park Elementary. YMCA Okanagan is building a 4,400-square-foot facility that

Tracking big cats from sky

Nov 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

Researchers took to the sky Wednesday in search of data. Data that’s contained in radio collars that were fixed to several bobcats and lynxes in the South Okanagan and Similkameen this winter. The research, led by a PhD student from Trent
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