John K. White
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Latest Articles from John K. White

Hwy near Tappen reopens

Jul 22, 2019 / 7:30 pm

Photo: Drive BC UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. The Trans Canada Highway between Tappen and Salmon Arm is completely open to eastbound and westbound traffic. The highway was closed earlier this afternoon for a crash near Tappen. About 5:30, a second

RCMP testing paint lid?

Jul 22, 2019 / 4:42 pm

Photo: Dawn Tucker UPDATE: 4:42 p.m. The suspect wanted in connection with the vandalism of the rainbow crosswalk at Kal Lake beach in Coldstream may have left behind fingerprints on a paint can lid. Vernon North Okanagan RCMP confirm

Practise proper fire safety

Jul 22, 2019 / 2:18 pm

While it has been a rainy July so far in the Okanagan, rising temperatures mean that responsible fire use is important as we head into the heat season. BC Wildfire Service reminds campers and hikers to take the proper measures when heading into the

Utility work to close lane

Jul 22, 2019 / 1:57 pm

Photo: Contributed Expect single-lane traffic on Alexis Park Drive next week as the city installs underground utilities to a building under construction. The lane closure will run Monday, July 29 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and

Bridge closing for work

Jul 22, 2019 / 12:16 pm

Photo: Contributed The province is scheduling maintenance closures of the bridge at Sugar Lake Road near Cherryville this week. The closure is set for Tuesday morning at 8, and the bridge will reopen on Thursday at 12 noon, Drive BC

Carved cowboy seat finished

Jul 22, 2019 / 11:24 am

Contributed It took several hours longer than he thought, thanks to mystery metal embedded deep in the stump, and damage from burrowing beetles. But, chainsaw artist Kelly Davies managed to soldier on and complete this spectacular cowboy chair

Child care consultant hired

Jul 22, 2019 / 10:59 am

Photo: Kara Wilhelms The City of Enderby is kickstarting their work into child care improvements in the community. After securing a $25,000 grant from the province to undertake a community child care planning process, the city has secured a

Can't stump chainsaw artist

Jul 22, 2019 / 5:00 am

John K. White It's a throne worthy of a dragon battle or two. Chainsaw artist Kelly Davies was on hand at O'Keefe Ranch on Sunday, July 21 as part of the Family Day event.  His eight-hour project was to convert a huge spruce

Hit and run near park

Jul 21, 2019 / 4:20 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE: 4:20 p.m. Police are investigating a hit and run near Skaha Lake Park in the early hours of Sunday morning. At about 4:20 a.m., a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near the park. Police says the person suffered

Fire start near Salmon Arm

Jul 21, 2019 / 1:15 pm



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