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BC pot: could be worse...

Aug 28, 2019 / 3:00 pm

Photo: Contributed If you think the painfully slow retail rollout in B.C. is bad, take a little trip over to Ontario. Like a game of Monopoly, it’s a roll of the dice in Canada’s most populous province to see where the cannabis

Cautionary cannabis tale

Aug 14, 2019 / 12:05 pm

Photo: growweedeasy.com If you’re growing your own weed, you need to read this. A Revelstoke couple who opened their home to guests for a charity fundraiser have warning for people trying to legally grow their own cannabis in B.C. Anna

Pickup truck on fire

Apr 13, 2017 / 7:43 am

Photo: Nikki Harris Firefighters doused a pickup truck fire this morning in the Ellison area. The pickup caught fire on Rittich Road near the Kelowna airport. It happened just after 7 a.m. Firefighters have since put out the blaze. It's

Knox Mountain ready to roll

Apr 12, 2017 / 10:27 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Get ready to enjoy Knox Mountain. The road up the popular hiking trail, Knox Mountain Drive, will open at 8 a.m. on Sunday to accommodate an Easter event. It will fully open for the season on Monday, says

Arrested, crimes connected?

Apr 12, 2017 / 8:43 am

Photo: RCMP handout Surveillance photo of an armed robbery at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Kamloops. Police are investigating whether two armed robberies in Kamloops are linked. Kamloops RCMP say they arrested a 21-year-old man suspected

Author's Witching hour

Apr 12, 2017 / 7:47 am

Photo: Contributed A Kelowna author is a finalist in CBC's short story prize. Alix Hawley made the list for her story, Witching, which was selected from 1,800 entries from across Canada. Other finalists are Kasia Juno of

Police dog bites granny

Apr 11, 2017 / 1:22 pm

Photo: CTV UPDATE: 1:20 p.m. Police are saying sorry to an 87-year-old woman who was mistakenly attacked by a police dog. Const. Jason Doucette told CTV News the dog was after a car thief when it ended up in the woman's backyard. "Unfortunately,

Flight turned back to YVR

Apr 11, 2017 / 10:44 am

Photo: Contributed An Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Toronto was forced to turn around over engine trouble. The Boeing 767-300 with 224 people on board was climbing after takeoff from Vancouver earlier this month when the crew

Last holdout up for sale

Apr 11, 2017 / 10:22 am

Photo: CTV The final gas station in downtown Vancouver is up for sale. There is no price listed for the 17,292-square-foot property at the corner of Burrard and Davie streets where the Esso station currently stands. However, a

Police hunt armed robber

Apr 11, 2017 / 8:30 am

Photo: RCMP handout Police in Kamloops are looking for an armed robber. Kamloops RCMP say a man pointed a black handgun at a Howard Johnson Inn clerk Monday at about 10:15 p.m. "The suspect went directly to the cash drawer
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