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Latest Articles from Colin Dacre

Poll: American election

Aug 12, 2020 / 6:30 pm

Photo: The Canadian Press Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role

Keep dogs from the mailman

Aug 12, 2020 / 6:00 pm

Photo: The Canadian Press With the “dog days” of summer here and many families home during the day, Canada Post is asking the public to control their canines when mail carriers come knocking. “As much as we love our canine

Poll: your worst year yet?

Aug 11, 2020 / 7:15 pm

Photo: CTV News Is 2020 the worst year ever? Half of Canadians seem to think so, according to a new opinion poll. The survey, conducted by polling firm Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies, reveals about 50 per cent of respondents

Virus alert at Cactus Club

Aug 11, 2020 / 3:33 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre file photo Interior Health has issued a coronavirus exposure alert for the Cactus Club on Kelowna’s Water Street. People who were at the bar of the downtown Cactus Club between 5 p.m and midnight on Aug. 8 are asked

School restart delayed

Aug 11, 2020 / 2:02 pm

Photo: BC Gov Flickr UPDATE 2:05 p.m. The start of the school year is being delayed to a still-to-be-determined date. Education Minister Rob Fleming said Tuesday teachers and staff need time to implement pandemic guidelines put out by

Fire season 3 weeks behind

Aug 11, 2020 / 11:50 am

Photo: Mike Biden A firefighter battles a brushfire in Penticton on Aug. 6 Thanks to a soggy spring, the wildfire season in B.C. is trending about three weeks behind normal, according to a new seasonal outlook from the B.C. Wildfire Service.  Up

Visible wildfire now 'held'

Aug 11, 2020 / 11:01 am

Photo: BC Wildfire Service The BC Wildfire Service has gotten a handle on a small wildfire burning east of Kimberley.  The two-hectare Stirton Road wildfire is now classified as “held,” meaning the blaze is not expected

Poll: dental care & hygiene

Aug 10, 2020 / 7:30 pm

Photo: pixabay Health care has long been regarded as a source of pride for many Canadians. The fact that most of us share the same language as residents of the United States has led to many social media threads where Canadians joyfully point

Lost dog found in cave

Aug 10, 2020 / 3:07 pm

Photo: CTV News A lost dog on Vancouver Island has been reunited with its owners, three months later, after being found in an ocean-side cave. CTV News reports Matty Johnson and Zach Regan were on an overnight surfing and fishing trip near

Salmon using tube system

Aug 10, 2020 / 1:00 pm

Photo: DFO Larger numbers of salmon are arriving at the Big Bar landslide site on the Fraser River, where a ‘salmon cannon’ and team of trucks are working to ensure the fish reach their spawning grounds.  The B.C. Government
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