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UBCO tech breakthrough

Jul 12, 2018 / 5:00 am

New research out of UBC Okanagan could help keep us all dry in the not too distant future. Kevin Golovin is putting the finishing touches on research that could help boats travel through water and not get wet.   "This technology

Where does garbage go?

Jul 11, 2018 / 6:30 am

Photo: Contributed Reports that indicate some materials meant for Recycle BC are finding their way into B.C. landfills appear to be false. Lyndsey Chauhan, with Recycle BC, tells Castanet that as of Jan. 1, China is enforcing its

The day BC caught fire

Jul 7, 2018 / 5:00 am

Rob Gibson The summer of 2018 has just begun, and so far there have been 348 wildfires larger than 0.01 hectares in size. Of those, only one, at Comstock Lake in the Prince George Fire Centre region, is still considered a wildfire of note. It

Cage spreading the love!

Jul 6, 2018 / 7:22 am

Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed Photo: Contributed 1 2 3 4   Actor Nic Cage appears to be enjoying himself in the Okanagan this summer. He's been spotted all over Kelowna this

Go jump in the lake!

Jul 6, 2018 / 6:34 am

Photo: Contributed There's still time to join one of the longest running open water swim events in the country. The Interior Savings Across the Lake Swim Kelowna is Canada's largest and longest running open water swim event. The

Inferno devours home

Jul 5, 2018 / 1:44 pm

UPDATE 1:44 p.m. Castanet has received dramatic video of a house fire on Turner Road. Kat Reimann tells Castanet she lives in the area and saw the flames from Gordon Drive, "at that point it was a full blaze and you could see it from Gordon

78-car vandalism spree

Jul 5, 2018 / 9:07 am

VPDonline Vancouver Police have posted surveillance video that shows a person vandalizing vehicles on Vancouver’s West Side over the past several months. The latest incident occurred over the weekend in the Dunbar area when several cars

Killed playing 'chicken'

Jul 5, 2018 / 6:58 am

Photo: CTV UPDATE 6:58 a.m. Multiple eyewitness reports from the scene of a tragic fatality in Surrey indicate the male teenager who lost his life overnight may have been playing "chicken" with a train. A group of teens were

Aquatic suspect sought

Jul 4, 2018 / 7:05 am

Photo: Contributed RCMP in West Kelowna need your help to identify a young man, as they continue their investigation into an early morning break, enter and theft from the community’s public pool in mid-June.   The incident happened

Sun back for Canada Day

Jun 29, 2018 / 1:14 pm

Photo: Contributed Looks like this Canada Day long weekend will have a few bright spots, weatherwise at least. According to Environment Canada meteorologist Doug Lundquist, "currently we think Sunday is going to be the best day. It



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