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Latest Articles from Colton Davies

Runoff woes still a concern

Oct 13, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Colton Davies Flooding on a Gammon Road property in Naramata in late April. One of the top-of-mind issues in Naramata this election season is water runoff woes many hillside residents have experienced over the past two years. Many

Firehall gives to third world

Oct 12, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff The Naramata Fire Department has donated 15 sets of used turnout gear to an organization that will provide it to firefighters in third-world countries. Fire chief Tony Trovao said the department has given the gear to

New rentals near approval

Oct 11, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Photo: EllisDon A draft rendering of a four-storey rental apartment proposed in downtown Oliver. Funding for a four-storey rental apartment in the heart of Oliver could be approved as soon as next month. EllisDon is proposing to

Giant's trail work underway

Oct 11, 2018 / 5:00 am

Colton Davies A recreation project years in the making has begun on Giant's Head Mountain in Summerland. The project to redevelop much of the trail system started on Thursday and the work taking place will likely be done by June of

Missing man was murdered

Oct 10, 2018 / 3:13 pm

Photo: Troy Gold RCMP say Kamloops man Troy Gold was murdered, days after he was reported missing. "Through investigation, the RCMP determined that Gold's disappearance was suspicious and further investigation revealed that

Granny's Fruit Stand for sale

Oct 9, 2018 / 5:33 pm

Photo: Facebook: Granny's Summerland The locally-loved Granny's Fruit Stand in Summerland is up for sale. The well-known produce market and bakery on Highway 97 also includes a cherry orchard and family home that has a

Senior complex work begins

Oct 6, 2018 / 5:00 am

Colton Davies A sod-turning event took place in OK Falls on Friday to recognize a seniors housing development now under construction, which is the first of its kind in the community. The new housing complex, a three-storey apartment on 8th Avenue,

Hwy 3A finally getting fixed

Oct 6, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Twitter: @TranBC_OKS Repair work has finally begun on a section of Highway 3A next to Yellow Lake, near Keremeos, which was damaged by a mudslide six months ago. The Ministry of Transportation confirmed that repairs have started.

Little Big Town hitting SOEC

Oct 5, 2018 / 9:38 am

Photo: Twitter: @littlebigtown Grammy-award winning country band Little Big Town will be playing in Penticton as part of a tour through Canada early next year. The band announced Friday its 10-city tour which will include a stop at the South

Fire mitigation funds offered

Oct 5, 2018 / 5:00 am

Colton Davies The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen will be hoping to get a piece of $63 million for fire mitigation being made available from the province. The provincially-funded Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. is providing funding
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