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Internet, floods a big focus

Oct 19, 2018 / 1:29 pm

Photo: Ryan Nicholls Flooding on May 10 from the Similkameen River across the Crowsnest Highway, between Hedley and Keremeos. This story is part of a series highlighting each director race within the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen.

Underpaid doctors leaving

Oct 19, 2018 / 12:07 pm

Photo: Contributed Politicians in the Oliver area have again raised concerns of unfair wages for physicians at the South Okanagan General Hospital, saying many are leaving for higher wages in Penticton. Rural Oliver director Terry Schafer

Still void to fill from bus cut

Oct 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

Colton Davies While a new long-haul bus service will fill the gap between Kelowna, Kamloops and Vancouver when Greyhound leaves, many small communities in the southern Interior are still looking for their own solutions. The Alberta-based Ebus

Monday meals may get boot

Oct 18, 2018 / 5:56 pm

Photo: Chantelle Deacon Part of Penticton's homeless population receiving a free Thanksgiving meal in October of 2017. Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen directors may soon be approaching Interior Health to find an alternative

Replacement for Greyhound

Oct 18, 2018 / 9:45 am

Photo: Facebook: Ebus An Alberta-based bus company has announced plans to begin servicing major B.C. routes the day after Greyhound departs. Ebus was approved this week by the Passenger Transportation Board to operate routes between

Managing water a top issue

Oct 17, 2018 / 2:18 pm

Photo: Colton Davies A five-foot-high wall of sandbags holding back Lower Twin Lake from flooding in June. The road below the sandbags had also been raised by four feet. This story is part of a series highlighting each director race within

Lederhosen at the Lakeside

Oct 16, 2018 / 10:52 am

Photo: Colton Davies Penticton Oktobfest goers at the eighth annual event on Oct. 21, 2017. Lederhosen, dancing and German beer will take over the Penticton Lakeside Resort's new convention centre on Saturday for the annual Oktoberfest. The

Runoff woes still a concern

Oct 13, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Colton Davies Flooding on a Gammon Road property in Naramata in late April. One of the top-of-mind issues in Naramata this election season is water runoff woes many hillside residents have experienced over the past two years. Many

Firehall gives to third world

Oct 12, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff The Naramata Fire Department has donated 15 sets of used turnout gear to an organization that will provide it to firefighters in third-world countries. Fire chief Tony Trovao said the department has given the gear to

New rentals near approval

Oct 11, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Photo: EllisDon A draft rendering of a four-storey rental apartment proposed in downtown Oliver. Funding for a four-storey rental apartment in the heart of Oliver could be approved as soon as next month. EllisDon is proposing to



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