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Sagmoen ban ruling delayed

Sep 16, 2019 / 2:22 pm

Photo: CTV News UPDATE: 2:22 p.m. Justice Alison Beames told court that her decision on a publication ban surrounding a voir dire hearing for Curtis Sagmoen will come at a later date. This announcement came at a publication

Pot shop approvals likely

Sep 15, 2019 / 3:11 pm

Photo: Google Maps Vernon council is expected to approve two cannabis applications previously caught in the overlap of moratoriums that initially froze out the applicants. Kim Flick, the director of community infrastructure and development,

Brooks Lane condo bid back

Sep 15, 2019 / 2:42 pm

Photo: Contributed Vernon's economic development planner recommends council approve rezoning for a 17-unit condo on Brooks Lane after the developer agreed to a restrictive covenant on the property. Keltie Chamberlain said in her

Wet Terry Fox Run inspires

Sep 15, 2019 / 1:00 pm

John K. White It's been 39 years since Terry Fox had to cut his cross-Canada Marathon of Hope short in Ontario after discovering cancer had spread to his lungs. Those unforgettable images of Fox step-hopping in his worn T-shirt and runners'

At least wildfires are down

Sep 15, 2019 / 9:43 am

Photo: John K. White Optimists will likely see the glass is half full today, either because of their positive outlook or because they left their glass outside and it filled with raindrops. That grey, rainy morning should produce up to 10

Sagmoen decision due

Sep 12, 2019 / 4:38 pm

Photo: CTV News UPDATE: 4:38 p.m. The voir dire hearing in the trial of Curtis Sagmoen involving an incident from 2017 was wrapped up Thursday afternoon after final arguments from Crown and the defence. Details of the voir dire testimony

Sagmoen pub ban fought

Sep 11, 2019 / 5:47 pm

Photo: CTV News UPDATE: 5:47 p.m. The voir dire hearing wrapped late today and is expected to resume Thursday morning at 10. Again, details from the hearing cannot be publicized because of a temporary ban enacted Monday at the request

NDP candidate told to quit

Sep 11, 2019 / 9:41 am

Photo: File The federal NDP candidate for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo was asked by the party to step down after inflammatory Tweets were discovered on his account. Region NDP president Bill Sundhu released a statement Wednesday from Dock

Sagmoen hearing continues

Sep 10, 2019 / 4:38 pm

Photo: CTV News UPDATE: 4:38 p.m. The Supreme Court voir dire hearing in the Curtis Sagmoen case has adjourned for the day and will resume Wednesday at 10 a.m. Voir dire statements continued Tuesday afternoon and those details are still

Ag water shutoff nears

Sep 10, 2019 / 9:23 am

Photo: File For those on the agricultural water service in the region, it is a sure sign that summer is coming to an end. The Regional District of North Okanagan sent out a notice Tuesday reminding agricultural water customers


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