Highway 8 has now re-opened to traffic.
Highway 8 is closed in both directions 3 km west of Merritt.
DriveBC estimates the time of opening 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Northbound traffic can detour from Merritt to
Photo: Wayne Moore - Castanet
Members of West Kelowna Council along with MP Dan Albas take the first walk along the newly completed Westlake Road
The $6.2M upgrade to Westlake Road was officially opened Wednesday.
Funding for the project
8:30 p.m. update:
Photo: Contributed - RCMP
The subject of a police manhunt in southern British Columbia after an exchange of gunfire in the tiny village of Slocan last week is dead and there is no longer any danger to the community,
Photo: Contributed - COSAR Twitter
The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR) team was called to help five campers who were trapped after a road was washed out.
The campers were at Browne Lake Provincial Park when a culvert in
Photo: Trevor Rockliffe
Dark water - residents are asked to conserve water.
The Westbank First Nation (WFN) has released a statement asking residents to conserve water until power can be restored.
"Long-term power outages such
Photo: Contributed - Robert Krake
Snow builds up on the window of Robert Krake's vehicle from driving on Highway 97C Tuesday afternoon.
It's here! Winter has arrived on Hwy. 97C.
DriveBC reports the highway has slippery
Robert Hobson has confirmed what many already knew - he will not be running for another term on City Council.
File photo: Robert Hobson
Hobson made the announcement official Monday morning.
"Today I am
Incumbent mayor Doug Findlater will run again. Findlater will make it official on Oct 2, at Volcanic Hills Estate Winery, 2845 Boucherie Rd., West Kelowna.
A press release from Findlater's
Photo: Contributed - Paul Cousins
Workers try and cap a gas leak in Vernon Thursday afternoon.
9 p.m. update: FortisBC reports all repairs were competed to the broken gas line at 8:59 p.m. Thursday.
The leak was capped at around
2 p.m. update:
Toronto police were hunting for a 17-year-old boy after a 19-year-old was killed in a stabbing at a high school in the city's northwest end on Tuesday.
Officers were called to North Albion Collegiate
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