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'Little moose' left orphaned?

Aug 5, 2020 / 10:08 am

Photo: CTV News A Kelowna woman has reached out to Castanet to let us know she witnessed the aftermath of a moose collision on Highway 33 near the hairpin turn in Joe Rich Tuesday morning. "I was driving by and saw two people out of

Bad year for BC drownings

Aug 4, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Photo: COSAR The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue team are breathing a sigh of relief after making it through another long weekend. Central Okanagan Search and Rescue crews were kept hopping throughout the BC Day long weekend after being

Collision under investigation

Aug 4, 2020 / 11:23 am

Photo: Miriam Halpenny Kelowna RCMP are investigating a two-vehicle collision on KLO Rd. that left three people injured. The incident occurred on Friday, July 31 just before 5:30 p.m. when a BC Transit Bus and a U Haul Ford E350 collided

COSAR called off in search

Aug 4, 2020 / 10:58 am

Photo: Contributed RCMP divers searching for a presumed drowned man near Squally Point Central Okanagan Search and Rescue tell Castanet they have been asked to stand down in the search for the body a missing 33-year-old Alberta man, presumed

Vaccine seen as key

Aug 4, 2020 / 8:58 am

Photo: Contributed While scientists work on developing a vaccine that can immunize against the coronavirus, a new study indicates three-in-five Canadians worry about side-effects. While health experts have warned that a post-COVID-19 “return

Rose Valley fire 'being held'

Aug 3, 2020 / 8:00 pm

Rob Gibson UPDATE: 8 p.m. Firefighters from the BC Wildfire Service have been making quick work of the Rose Valley Dam fire. The Kamloops Fire Centre has listed the fire, which was spotted Sunday afternoon, as held. Fire information officer

Crash landing in parking lot

Aug 3, 2020 / 2:05 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE 2:05 p.m. The Nelson Police Department tells Castanet they received multiple reports of a plane crash in the 400 block of Lakeside Drive in Nelson B.C. just before 9:30 Monday morning.   Both Nelson Police

Weapons drawn in Kelowna

Aug 3, 2020 / 12:52 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE 12:52 p.m. The scene at the intersection of Springfield Rd. and Quigley Rd. in Kelowna is now clear of RCMP. Castanet has reached out for more details on the cause of the heavy police response which included

More COVID-19 flights

Aug 3, 2020 / 11:20 am

Photo: CTV News Two more flights have been added to the list of potential COVID-19 exposures. The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control tweeted out a notification that has added two more domestic flights involving Vancouver International

Sea-Doo driver rescued

Aug 3, 2020 / 9:59 am

Photo: Contributed Castanet has learned that a Sea-Doo collided with another vessel Sunday night on Wood Lake. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday by the Turtle Bay Marina, rescuers from Lake Country and Engine 71 initially



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