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Colin Dacre

Colin Dacre


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Colin Dacre is a BCIT graduate who previously worked in radio in Prince George before joining Castanet News in Penticton in 2016.

He is now based in Kelowna, where he is Castanet's content director and is responsible for news across the entire platform.

On the weekend you can find Colin on the golf course or the ski slopes.
Latest Articles from Colin Dacre
Coquihalla Highway closed southbound amid winter storm

Coquihalla Highway closed southbound amid winter storm

Feb 28, 2024 / 10:44 pm

UDPATE 10:45 p.m. The Coquihalla Highway remains closed to southbound traffic between Merritt and Hope. DriveBC's next update is due at 1:30 a.m. UPDATE...

Power out to 2,200 Vernon, Coldstream residents

Power out to 2,200 Vernon, Coldstream residents

Feb 28, 2024 / 6:36 pm

About 2,200 residents of Vernon and Coldstream are without power. The lights went out at 6:04 p.m., according to BC Hydro. A crew is already on scene and hopes...

Trans Canada closed between Revelstoke, Golden until Thursday

Trans Canada closed between Revelstoke, Golden until Thursday

Feb 28, 2024 / 11:45 am

The Trans Canada Highway is closed between Revelstoke and Golden until midday Thursday. A planned closure for avalanche mitigation Wednesday night has been...

Developer donates $1M to Okanagan College trades program

Developer donates $1M to Okanagan College trades program

Feb 28, 2024 / 11:30 am

Kelowna-based developer Highstreet has donated $1 million to Okanagan College’s trades and apprenticeship programs. The gift will help provide financial...

UBCO researchers offering discussion on diet myths of diabetes

UBCO researchers offering discussion on diet myths of diabetes

Feb 28, 2024 / 4:00 am

With social media awash with spandex-clad influencers offering advice that may or may not actually be advertising, reliable information about the changing...

Firefighters rescue teen from cliffside outside Trail, B.C.

Firefighters rescue teen from cliffside outside Trail, B.C.

Feb 27, 2024 / 6:33 pm

A teen was rescued from a Kootenay cliffside last week. RCMP say they were called Feb. 23 at noon for a report of a 17 year old stuck on a cliffside near Trail,...

RCMP arrest suspect in Trail, B.C. motel explosion

RCMP arrest suspect in Trail, B.C. motel explosion

Feb 27, 2024 / 4:23 pm

Police in the Kootenays have made a second arrest in relation to an explosion at a motel. A blast on Feb. 10 at 10:30 p.m. in a room at the Glenwood Inn in...

30 cm expected: Winter storm watch issued for three B.C. Interior mountain passes

30 cm expected: Winter storm watch issued for three B.C. Interior mountain passes

Feb 26, 2024 / 6:16 pm

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm watch for three B.C. Interior mountain passes. The watch was issued Monday evening for the Coquihalla Highway...

Cost of new city hall in West Kelowna grows again

Cost of new city hall in West Kelowna grows again

Feb 26, 2024 / 2:53 pm

West Kelowna’s new city hall project is seeing more cost overruns. A report going to city council Tuesday says increased costs related to delays, power...

Warm weather records broken in Okanagan while mountain passes get buried

Warm weather records broken in Okanagan while mountain passes get buried

Feb 26, 2024 / 11:18 am

The balmy winter weather Sunday resulted in temperature records falling in the Okanagan. Environment Canada says the “vigorous frontal system” that...

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