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Playoff hockey in summer!

Aug 13, 2020 / 4:00 am

Sarita Patel The Vancouver Canucks opened their first playoff series since 2015 on Wednesday night when they took on the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues.   Despite the playoffs taking place in the summer, many fans

All-Canadian country song

Aug 13, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Ben Klick A local country artist has used his government COVID-19 relief grant to create new music during the pandemic.  BC Country Music Association and international award-winning recording artist, West Kelowna's Ben

Police seek missing youth

Aug 12, 2020 / 10:03 pm

Photo: Surrey RCMP Missing Person to locate - Skylar J. Summers Surrey RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing youth.  Skylar Summers has been missing since Aug. 12 at around 3:30 p.m. in the 10300 block

Showcasing local wineries

Aug 12, 2020 / 4:00 am

Sarita Patel Do the Okanagan is a website dedicated to all things fun and local around the Valley. They host an annual wine competition that takes place for six months out of the year where an array of judges pick their favourite wine

Rollover witnesses needed

Aug 12, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Dave Ogilvie SUV with boat trailer flips and rolls over into embankment, Aug. 5, 2020. The driver of an SUV towing a boat that flipped and rolled down an embankment last week is looking for witnesses to the crash on Highway 97

Clean up in Mission Creek

Aug 11, 2020 / 11:03 am

Photo: RDCO If you plan on visiting Mission Creek Regional Park Wednesday, you'll notice heavy trucks in the Sutherland Hills section of the park. The Regional District of Central Okanagan says they're removing sediments from

Fire takes home, not hope

Aug 11, 2020 / 4:00 am

Sarita Patel A family who recently lost their home due to a house fire wants to thank the community for the outpouring of support.  Michelle Hemingway was filled with emotion when she spoke about how her neighbours and

The 'new normal' at hotels

Aug 10, 2020 / 1:30 pm

Sarita Patel The tourism industry has been one of the hardest-hit sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic. But with the Okanagan summer now in full swing, many hotels are fully booked and juggling peak season and pandemic precautions.  Stephen

Free billboard ad for months

Aug 10, 2020 / 4:00 am

Sarita Patel It's a big opportunity for a local charity or business. Venture Commercial Reality and The Electronic Billboard have donated three months of free advertising to help pay it forward in these unprecedented times.   “We

VSAR assess trail at Kal Park

Aug 9, 2020 / 12:25 pm

Photo: Vernon Search and Rescue Did you catch a glimpse of this UTV this morning in Kalamalka Lake Park? Vernon Search and Rescue are in the area with members from B.C. Parks Sunday morning doing assessments of the area.  "We
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