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Top Stories for November 23, 2022

Coquihalla Highway reopens but police investigation still 'active' and 'ongoing'

Coquihalla Highway reopens but police investigation still 'active' and 'ongoing'

Coquihalla Highway 7:02 pm - 93,780 views

UPDATE 7:00 p.m. The Coquihalla Highway has reopened in both directions. “The incident that caused police to require the highway closure has come to a...

Trans-Canada conditions improve between Sicamous and Revelstoke, but still slow going: RCMP

Trans-Canada conditions improve between Sicamous and Revelstoke, but still slow going: RCMP

Trans-Canada Hwy 12:30 pm - 40,903 views

UPDATE: 12:32 p.m. Traffic is moving slowly along Highway 1 between Sicamous and Revelstoke. A blast of winter turned the highway into a sheet of snow and ice...

Emotional end to Burnaby SkyTrain station standoff caught on camera

Emotional end to Burnaby SkyTrain station standoff caught on camera

Burnaby 4:12 pm - 20,335 views

A Burnaby photographer captured the emotional end to a six-hour police standoff at the Metrotown SkyTrain station earlier this month. The photo shows a man...

Emily Ratajkowski is 'dating and having fun with it'

Emily Ratajkowski is 'dating and having fun with it'

Entertainment 4:20 pm - 19,842 views

Emily Ratajkowski and Pete Davidson are having "a good time together". The 31-year-old model - who has Sylvester, 20 months, with film producer...

Attempted carjacker foiled by police dog in Penticton

Attempted carjacker foiled by police dog in Penticton

Penticton 3:33 pm - 16,470 views

An attempted carjacking at a Penticton car wash Tuesday prompted fast response from local RCMP, and a local man is now in custody. On Nov. 22 at 11:30 a.m.,...

New financial incentives launched for health-care staff in Grand Forks

New financial incentives launched for health-care staff in Grand Forks

Grand Forks 11:50 am - 16,223 views

Interior Health is now offering financial incentives in an effort to attract health-care staff in Grand Forks. “Grand Forks faces unique challenges to...

BC Tree Fruits board of directors survives attempt to force them out over closure of Lake Country packinghouse

BC Tree Fruits board of directors survives attempt to force them out over closure of Lake Country packinghouse

Peachland 4:00 am - 15,667 views

The latest attempt to reverse a decision to close the BC Tree Fruits packinghouse in Lake Country has failed. “When it comes to the vote to remove all of...

World Cup fever takes over Kelowna brewery Wednesday morning

World Cup fever takes over Kelowna brewery Wednesday morning

Kelowna 2:20 pm - 15,497 views

It was a packed house at Kelowna's Welton Arms Brewery Wednesday morning, as fans came out to cheer on Canada in their first men's World Cup game in 36...

Will you make a charitable donation this Christmas?

Will you make a charitable donation this Christmas?

Poll 7:30 pm - 14,038 views

The Salvation Army has launched its Christmas Kettle campaign, collecting donations for families in need around the holiday season, which happens to be their...

'Polar vortex': The Weather Network forecasts frigid shift, snowfall for Metro Vancouver

'Polar vortex': The Weather Network forecasts frigid shift, snowfall for Metro Vancouver

Vancouver 12:00 pm - 12,995 views

Metro Vancouverites may see snowfall on several days in the coming weeks as temperatures are expected to plunge heading into the start of next month. After...

Province of BC collected less speculation vacancy tax revenue in 2021

Province of BC collected less speculation vacancy tax revenue in 2021

Kelowna 4:00 am - 12,093 views

The BC government raised less money from the speculation and vacancy tax in 2021, than it did in 2020. More than $78 million was raised last year through the...

B.C. Premier Eby promises $230M in police funding for RCMP vacancies, new hires

B.C. Premier Eby promises $230M in police funding for RCMP vacancies, new hires

BC 5:19 pm - 11,915 views

British Columbia Premier David Eby says his government will spend $230 million over the next three years to hire 277 RCMP officers to serve across the province...

Kelowna man still missing after last being seen in Kamloops on Remembrance Day

Kelowna man still missing after last being seen in Kamloops on Remembrance Day

Kamloops 11:25 am - 11,876 views

Police continue to look for a Kelowna man last seen in Kamloops. Joseph Driscoll, 42, was last seen on Remembrance Day, Nov. 11. He was travelling in a black...

Avian flu leads to B.C. turkey shortage ahead of Christmas

Avian flu leads to B.C. turkey shortage ahead of Christmas

BC 8:13 pm - 11,870 views

Christmas dinner in British Columbia could look a little different this year as nearly two dozen farms across the province slaughter hundreds of thousands of...

Upcoming early childhood educator and educational assistant programs cost no tuition at Sprott Shaw College

Upcoming early childhood educator and educational assistant programs cost no tuition at Sprott Shaw College

Okanagan/Interior 4:00 am - 11,709 views

The need for early childhood educators and educational assistants is greater than ever in British Columbia, and upcoming government-funded programs through...

Latest phase of Kicking Horse Canyon project wraps up a week early

Latest phase of Kicking Horse Canyon project wraps up a week early

Golden 10:26 am - 11,705 views

The latest phase of the Kicking Horse Canyon Highway 1 project is wrapping up a week ahead of schedule. Beginning Friday at 6 a.m., motorists will once again be...

Lumby woman adjusting to life after losing both legs in separate incidents

Lumby woman adjusting to life after losing both legs in separate incidents

Lumby 4:00 am - 11,705 views

A Lumby woman is adjusting to life after losing both her legs in separate incidents. Friends have organized a GoFundMe campaign to get Katherine Wilson back...

Vernon senior shoved during attempted carjacking

Vernon senior shoved during attempted carjacking

Vernon 2:34 pm - 11,029 views

An Ontario man is in custody after an 81-year-old woman was assaulted during an attempted carjacking in Vernon, Wednesday. Shortly before 10 a.m., Vernon RCMP...

Money laundering ring tied to Vancouver real estate alleged by police group

Money laundering ring tied to Vancouver real estate alleged by police group

Vancouver 4:13 pm - 10,861 views

Police in Alberta and B.C. have arrested seven individuals who allegedly formed a multimillion-dollar, nationwide money laundering ring tied to real estate in...

Journey Home's new tool designed to improve shelter access

Journey Home's new tool designed to improve shelter access

Kelowna 4:00 am - 10,327 views

A new online tool designed to make it easier for those living on the streets to access shelter beds and social wellness resources in Kelowna, is now available....

Choose deer and drought-resistant hedging

Choose deer and drought-resistant hedging

Gardening with nature 11:00 am - 9,753 views

Deer, deer everywhere. Wow, does the deer population of the valley seem to have exploded recently. With the sudden early snow limiting grazing options for them...

Emotional end to Burnaby SkyTrain station standoff caught on camera

Emotional end to Burnaby SkyTrain station standoff caught on camera

Burnaby 7:36 pm - 9,535 views

A Burnaby photographer captured the emotional end to a six-hour police standoff at the Metrotown SkyTrain station earlier this month. The photo shows a man...

Burlington, Ont., establishing six-week indoor mask requirement for city employees

Burlington, Ont., establishing six-week indoor mask requirement for city employees

Burlington 2:05 pm - 9,509 views

The mayor of a city west of Toronto says municipal employees will have to wear masks for the next six weeks amid rising illnesses among staff and in the wider...

B.C. New Democrat housing legislation moves toward third reading after Tuesday votes

B.C. New Democrat housing legislation moves toward third reading after Tuesday votes

Victoria 4:22 pm - 9,508 views

The first two pieces of legislation proposed by Premier David Eby are expected to be passed Thursday, despite testy exchanges in the legislature about the...

RCMP investigating after antique gas pump stolen from Spallumcheen area

RCMP investigating after antique gas pump stolen from Spallumcheen area

Spallumcheen 1:56 pm - 9,307 views

Thieves have made off with an antique gas pump from a property in Spallumcheen. North Okanagan RCMP are investigating the theft, which occurred on a rural...

Crash brought hydro lines down across Highway 97A near Enderby

Crash brought hydro lines down across Highway 97A near Enderby

Enderby 11:00 am - 8,711 views

UPDATE: 11 a.m. BC Emergency Health Services says paramedics assessed the driver in a crash that closed Highway 97A near Enderby overnight, but the patient did...

Vehicle maintenance is up this winter due to cost of living, availability

Vehicle maintenance is up this winter due to cost of living, availability

BC 10:06 am - 8,554 views

A new survey from BCAA says the high cost of living and car unavailability has B.C. drivers investing in their vehicles in order to keep them longer. According...

B.C. RCMP charge suspect accused of hitting residential school marchers with pickup

B.C. RCMP charge suspect accused of hitting residential school marchers with pickup

Mission 9:09 pm - 8,483 views

RCMP in British Columbia say a suspect has been charged after several people taking part in a residential school march were struck last spring by a pickup...

Unexplained wealth orders will make life harder for B.C. criminals: compliance expert

Unexplained wealth orders will make life harder for B.C. criminals: compliance expert

BC 7:16 am - 8,038 views

Plans by the British Columbia government to confiscate suspected proceeds of crime with "unexplained wealth orders" are drawing praise from an expert...

Woman shot dead in Prince Rupert murder-suicide worked for Children's Ministry

Woman shot dead in Prince Rupert murder-suicide worked for Children's Ministry

Prince Rupert 6:51 am - 8,002 views

British Columbia officials including Premier David Eby have paid tribute to an employee of the Ministry of Children and Family Development who was shot dead in...

Federal Liberal cabinet minister from Alberta concerned with proposed sovereignty act

Federal Liberal cabinet minister from Alberta concerned with proposed sovereignty act

Alberta 9:52 am - 7,687 views

A federal Liberal cabinet minister from Alberta says he's concerned that Premier Danielle Smith is moving forward with her proposed sovereignty act. Tourism...

Fundraising efforts for inclusive playground closing in on goal

Fundraising efforts for inclusive playground closing in on goal

West Kelowna 1:50 pm - 7,395 views

Julia's Junction is getting closer to becoming reality by the day as fundraising efforts to build the inclusive playground in West Kelowna move past...

Mental health of woman accused in Vancouver stabbing an issue, says lawyer

Mental health of woman accused in Vancouver stabbing an issue, says lawyer

Vancouver 3:29 pm - 7,198 views

The mental health of a woman accused in a fatal Yaletown neighbourhood stabbing could be an issue as her case continues in Vancouver Provincial Court, a judge...

Power outages in Ukraine, Moldova after more Russian strikes

Power outages in Ukraine, Moldova after more Russian strikes

Ukraine 7:22 am - 6,949 views

A punishing new barrage of Russian strikes on Ukrainian infrastructure on Wednesday caused power outages across large parts of the country as well as...

B.C. human rights tribunal awards $150,000 in child welfare discrimination case

B.C. human rights tribunal awards $150,000 in child welfare discrimination case

Vancouver 1:33 pm - 6,808 views

An Afro-Indigenous woman has been awarded $150,000 in compensation by the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal after her children were wrongfully seized by a...

Shaw CEO tells Competition Tribunal that company needs merger with Rogers

Shaw CEO tells Competition Tribunal that company needs merger with Rogers

Ottawa 1:31 pm - 6,699 views

Shaw Communications Inc. says it doesn't have the scale and size to give customers the services and products they want, which is why it made the decision to...

Jewish groups 'horrified' by video showing Montreal driver hitting baby in carriage

Jewish groups 'horrified' by video showing Montreal driver hitting baby in carriage

Montreal 12:41 pm - 6,691 views

Jewish groups in Quebec say they are deeply disturbed and horrified after a driver was video-recorded hitting a baby in a stroller that was being pushed along a...

BC government seeking public input on employment standards for gig workers in the ride-hailing and food-delivery sectors

BC government seeking public input on employment standards for gig workers in the ride-hailing and food-delivery sectors

BC 5:00 pm - 6,574 views

The BC government is seeking public input on possible new employment standards for workers in the gig economy, specifically those who work for app-based...

Man arrested on third warrant in a month after trying to hide in a dumpster

Man arrested on third warrant in a month after trying to hide in a dumpster

Kamloops 3:20 pm - 6,535 views

A man who was wanted on a warrant has been arrested by Kamloops RCMP, after trying to hide in a dumpster. Around 8:28 a.m. Wednesday morning, frontline RCMP...

Kelowna's most wanted

Kelowna's most wanted

Crime Stoppers 10:00 am - 6,430 views

Crime Stoppers is asking the public’s assistance in locating the following male who is wanted on a province-wide warrant in effect as of Nov. 22, 2022....

Penticton Salvation Army hit by yet another suspicious fire

Penticton Salvation Army hit by yet another suspicious fire

Penticton 11:08 am - 6,425 views

Penticton's Salvation Army was hit by another fire behind its thrift store on Sunday night, this time damaging their sea can contents. Assistant fire chief...

Belgium spoils Canada's World Cup return with 1-0 win

Belgium spoils Canada's World Cup return with 1-0 win

Sports 2:10 pm - 6,331 views

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Kevin De Bruyne threw his hands up in disgust as another pass went astray. Eden Hazard was easily knocked off the ball. Michy...

B.C. man convicted of killing his four- and six-year-old daughters denied appeal

B.C. man convicted of killing his four- and six-year-old daughters denied appeal

Vancouver 4:08 pm - 6,316 views

The British Columbia man who killed his two young daughters on Christmas Day in 2017 has been denied an appeal by the province's highest court. Andrew Berry...

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery helping less fortunate this holiday season

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery helping less fortunate this holiday season

Vernon-Kelowna 12:45 pm - 6,203 views

An Okanagan distillery is getting into the 'spirit' of Christmas. Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery in Vernon and Kelowna will kick off its annual...

Canadian teen killed as twin blasts shake Jerusalem, wounding 18

Canadian teen killed as twin blasts shake Jerusalem, wounding 18

Jerusalem 7:05 am - 6,032 views

Two blasts went off near bus stops in Jerusalem at the height of morning rush hour on Wednesday, killing a Canadian teenager and injuring at least 18, in what...

Pickleball Depot ready to serve the booming sport at its Kelowna and Vernon locations

Pickleball Depot ready to serve the booming sport at its Kelowna and Vernon locations

Sponsored Content 12:01 am - 5,772 views

About a decade ago, Bryan Banerd would tell anyone who would listen that pickleball was going to be the “next big thing.” One of the many people who...

Robbery, chase, shooting, crash mayhem in Coquitlam

Robbery, chase, shooting, crash mayhem in Coquitlam

Coquitlam 9:45 am - 5,288 views

A search is underway for two people linked to a violent series of events that brought the Tuesday evening rush hour to a standstill along a section of Highway 1...

Space diversity: Europe's space agency gets 1st parastronaut

Space diversity: Europe's space agency gets 1st parastronaut

Paris 1:37 pm - 5,189 views

The European Space Agency made history Wednesday by selecting an amputee who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident to be among its newest batch of astronauts...

Squamish is the least religious community in B.C.

Squamish is the least religious community in B.C.

Squamish 10:03 am - 5,160 views

Squamish is the least religious community in B.C., according to the latest release of census data from Statistics Canada. The data dump containing this...

HIV-positive heart donor's family, recipient meet

HIV-positive heart donor's family, recipient meet

New York 12:36 pm - 5,043 views

Brittany Newton’s family grieved last spring when her life was cut short, at age 30, by a brain aneurysm. But they got to feel close to her again this...

Fatal stabbing at Surrey high school, 18 year old dead

Fatal stabbing at Surrey high school, 18 year old dead

Surrey 9:23 am - 4,956 views

An 18-year-old man was fatally stabbed in a Surrey school parking lot, Tuesday. Shortly after noon, RCMP responded to the scene at Tamanawis Secondary School...

Kelowna businesses team up to help Indigenous families this Christmas

Kelowna businesses team up to help Indigenous families this Christmas

Kelowna 11:15 am - 4,906 views

A Kelowna medical aesthetics company and a fitness provider are teaming up for a worthy cause this Christmas. Kelowna Medical Aesthetics and SpinCo have joined...

Ontario asks family clinics to work nights, weekends to help overwhelmed hospitals

Ontario asks family clinics to work nights, weekends to help overwhelmed hospitals

Toronto 12:40 pm - 4,692 views

Ontario has asked thousands of family health-care workers to work evenings and weekends to help ease the burden on overwhelmed children's hospitals, a...

Fans inspired despite Canadian loss in first World Cup appearance since 1986

Fans inspired despite Canadian loss in first World Cup appearance since 1986

Sports 7:00 am - 4,677 views

For Canadian soccer fans, the excitement of seeing their country play in the men's World Cup for the first time in 36 years gave way to disappointment Wednesday...

Vancouver city council approves funding for more police, mental-health nurses

Vancouver city council approves funding for more police, mental-health nurses

Vancouver 6:55 am - 4,652 views

Vancouver City Council approved up to $16 million for 100 new police and 100 mental-health nurses Tuesday, part of the campaign platform of newly elected Mayor...

Feds file judicial review of $40B Indigenous child-welfare settlement

Feds file judicial review of $40B Indigenous child-welfare settlement

Ottawa 2:27 pm - 4,593 views

UPDATE 2:26 p.m. The federal government is asking a judge to review some aspects of the $40-billion settlement agreement over discrimination in the Indigenous...

Lametti began preparing for use of Emergencies Act several days into convoy's arrival

Lametti began preparing for use of Emergencies Act several days into convoy's arrival

Ottawa 9:37 am - 4,574 views

A public inquiry into the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act during the "Freedom Convoy" protests has learned that Justice Minister...

Trudeau elaborates on what Chinese 'interference' he discussed with Xi Jinping at G20

Trudeau elaborates on what Chinese 'interference' he discussed with Xi Jinping at G20

Ottawa 12:32 pm - 4,501 views

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered his most detailed explanation yet about what kind of "interference" he brought up with Chinese President Xi...

One in three Ukrainians with visas has reached Canada as applications approach 700K

One in three Ukrainians with visas has reached Canada as applications approach 700K

Canada 6:36 am - 4,468 views

Government statistics show fewer than one-third of Ukrainians approved for temporary Canadian visas have arrived in the country, even as hundreds of thousands...

Westside Daze announces Battle of the Bands will return for a second year

Westside Daze announces Battle of the Bands will return for a second year

Canada Day 7:00 pm - 4,438 views

Following the success of last year's inaugural competition, the Westside Celebration Society will host a second Battle of the Bands in 2023. The competition...

Labour groups allege workers at Canadian Tire supplier factories paid poverty wages

Labour groups allege workers at Canadian Tire supplier factories paid poverty wages

Business 6:33 am - 4,245 views

Canadian Tire Corp. has failed to ensure garment workers in its South Asian supplier factories are paid a living wage, labour groups allege in a complaint filed...

B.C. auditor highlights costs of 2021 disasters, pandemic relief payments

B.C. auditor highlights costs of 2021 disasters, pandemic relief payments

BC 6:46 am - 4,228 views

An annual report from British Columbia's auditor general says the province is owed millions by people who were ineligible for COVID-19 relief grants and...

West Coast LNG project warns curious sea lions could slow construction

West Coast LNG project warns curious sea lions could slow construction

Squamish 10:13 am - 4,221 views

Construction on the Woodfibre liquefied natural gas project in Squamish is set to take off in 2023, but the “curious and gregarious” nature of sea...

Oil and gas drilling sector expects activity to pick up in 2023

Oil and gas drilling sector expects activity to pick up in 2023

Calgary 12:38 pm - 4,187 views

The organization representing Canada's oil and gas drilling sector says it expects more activity in 2023, even as it continues to push the federal...

Stolen vehicle report leads to multiple firearms seizure in Kamloops

Stolen vehicle report leads to multiple firearms seizure in Kamloops

Kamloops 11:21 am - 4,013 views

A stolen vehicle report led to the seizure of multiple firearms in Kamloops – including one that was loaded. Just before midnight Nov. 16, officers...

Kelowna's Tree of Hope lit Friday, live streamed on Castanet

Kelowna's Tree of Hope lit Friday, live streamed on Castanet

Kelowna 4:00 am - 3,949 views

The 25th annual Tree of Hope light up is just days away. The giant LED Christmas tree, erected each year to stand as a beacon of hope and goodwill for the...

Penticton woman pleads guilty to possession of drugs with intent of trafficking

Penticton woman pleads guilty to possession of drugs with intent of trafficking

Penticton 4:00 am - 3,945 views

A Penticton woman has pleaded guilty to possession of controlled substances with the intent of trafficking. Naomi R. Toole, born in 1972, appeared in Penticton...

City of Kamloops budget talks begin, 2023 provisional budget includes 5.6% tax increase

City of Kamloops budget talks begin, 2023 provisional budget includes 5.6% tax increase

Kamloops 4:00 am - 3,644 views

The newly elected Kamloops council got its first look at the 2023 provisional budget on Tuesday, including a proposed property tax increase of 5.6 per cent....

Hotel Eldorado raising funds for Food for Thought with Tree of Dreams

Hotel Eldorado raising funds for Food for Thought with Tree of Dreams

Kelowna 9:00 pm - 3,568 views

For the second year in a row, The Hotel Eldorado is hosting the Tree of Dreams fundraiser this December in the fight against child hunger. The initiative will...

Young Canadians look to splurge on gifts this holiday season, cut other costs

Young Canadians look to splurge on gifts this holiday season, cut other costs

Business 6:35 am - 3,448 views

Young Canadians feeling the pinch of inflation want to splurge on holiday gifts for loved ones — so they're cutting back on other festive costs...

Canadian workers say they face barriers amid growing union push at Starbucks

Canadian workers say they face barriers amid growing union push at Starbucks

Business 9:25 am - 3,390 views

Unionization among Canadian Starbucks employees is starting to gain traction, organizers say, but much like their U.S. counterparts, workers face barriers and...

Remember to breathe when staring at computer screens

Remember to breathe when staring at computer screens

New Thought 4:00 am - 3,377 views

Do me a favour right now; take a breath, a deep breath. Remembering to take a breath is needed more today than in days gone by. A day in front of a computer or...

A look back at soccer star Alphonso Davies' time at a Burnaby high school

A look back at soccer star Alphonso Davies' time at a Burnaby high school

Burnaby 11:33 am - 3,290 views

Alphonso Davies may be an international soccer star playing on the world’s biggest stage, but there was a time when he walked the halls of a Burnaby high...

Man who barricaded himself in motel room ordered to spend one year on probation

Man who barricaded himself in motel room ordered to spend one year on probation

Kamloops 4:00 am - 2,845 views

A Kamloops man who last spring barricaded himself inside a motel room on Columbia Street West moments after being released from jail has been ordered to spend...

Organizers excited for return of Vernon Winter Carnival without pandemic restrictions

Organizers excited for return of Vernon Winter Carnival without pandemic restrictions

Vernon 4:00 am - 2,811 views

Excitement is building for Vernon's 63rd annual Vernon Winter Carnival. Carnival brochures have just hit the street, with 10,000 being distributed across...

Fed at last meeting saw few signs that inflation was easing

Fed at last meeting saw few signs that inflation was easing

Washington 11:09 am - 2,788 views

Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting saw “very few signs that inflation pressures were abating” before raising their benchmark interest...

Jared Davidson scored twice as Seattle upended the Rockets 4-2

Jared Davidson scored twice as Seattle upended the Rockets 4-2

WHL 10:30 pm - 2,729 views

The Kelowna Rockets modest two-game winning streak came to an end Wednesday night in Seattle. Kyle Crnkovic snapped a 2-2 tie midway through the second the Reid...

BC staycationers warming up to holiday getaway with month of daily prizes and chance to win downtown Vancouver holiday

BC staycationers warming up to holiday getaway with month of daily prizes and chance to win downtown Vancouver holiday

Sponsored Content 12:01 pm - 2,696 views

Imagine walking across a breathtaking bridge suspended 230 feet above a river gorge and adorned with a million glittering lights … walking through a...

Vernon Olympic freestyle skier battling back from injury

Vernon Olympic freestyle skier battling back from injury

Vernon 4:00 am - 2,550 views

An injured Vernon athlete is getting stronger every day. “I definitely have more defined quad muscles,” Elena Gaskell says. It’s been almost...

Salvation Army sets $850,000 goal in Kelowna

Salvation Army sets $850,000 goal in Kelowna

Kelowna 4:00 am - 2,544 views

The Salvation Army has launched their Christmas Kettle campaign, collecting donations for families in need around the holiday season, which happens to be their...

Emergency crews called to collision on College Way in Coldstream

Emergency crews called to collision on College Way in Coldstream

Coldstream 11:47 am - 2,494 views

Traffic is being impacted by a collision on College Way in Coldstream. RCMP, firefighters and ambulance crews are on scene, near the Vernon campus of Okanagan...

Downtown Kamloops businesses to open for two late shopping nights

Downtown Kamloops businesses to open for two late shopping nights

Kamloops 6:00 pm - 2,492 views

The owners of downtown Kamloops shops Far and Wide and the Botanical Scene have planned a series of late shopping nights in hopes of bolstering support for...

Kamloops RCMP release surveillance images of robbery suspect

Kamloops RCMP release surveillance images of robbery suspect

Kamloops 11:37 am - 2,424 views

Kamloops RCMP are seeking the public's help to identify a robbery suspect. About 10 p.m. Nov. 10, officers responded to a store on Seymour Street after a...

Haunting of Falkland a hit, raises $10,000 for charities

Haunting of Falkland a hit, raises $10,000 for charities

Falkland 6:00 pm - 2,216 views

The Haunting of Falkland brought in record profits this Halloween. More than 3,600 people were brave enough to walk through the event grounds in the Halloween...

Eby announces dedicated B.C. housing ministry, as Opposition seeks audit of providers

Eby announces dedicated B.C. housing ministry, as Opposition seeks audit of providers

BC 6:42 am - 2,048 views

The housing crisis in British Columbia will receive the attention of a dedicated place at the government's cabinet table, new Premier David Eby announced,...

Giving Tuesday will generate even more funds for Vernon Jubilee Hospital CT scanner campaign

Giving Tuesday will generate even more funds for Vernon Jubilee Hospital CT scanner campaign

Vernon 12:21 pm - 1,814 views

Donations to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation's annual Light-a-Bulb campaign are getting a boost from the Galbraith Family Foundation. All donations...

BC Interior Community Foundation to distribute $400k to local non profits

BC Interior Community Foundation to distribute $400k to local non profits

Kamloops 12:00 pm - 1,682 views

The BC Interior Community Foundation has been chosen to help distribute hundreds of thousands of dollars in new grant funding from the federal government to...

Town of Osoyoos hosting hunt for hidden Christmas elf with chance to win prizes

Town of Osoyoos hosting hunt for hidden Christmas elf with chance to win prizes

Osoyoos 12:41 pm - 1,642 views

A sneaky Christmas elf is back in Osoyoos this holiday season, but where is she hiding? The popular family-friendly "Elf in the Park" hunt will take...

Brendan Shaw Real Estate offering $2,000 in prizes for Christmas giveaway

Brendan Shaw Real Estate offering $2,000 in prizes for Christmas giveaway

Contest alert! 11:00 am - 1,441 views

Brendan Shaw Real Estate is offering Castanet Kamloops readers the chance to win a Christmas giveaway packed with prizes contributed from a number of local...

Carla Fox hired as TNRD's new chief financial officer

Carla Fox hired as TNRD's new chief financial officer

Kamloops 11:05 am - 1,397 views

Carla Fox has been named as the Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s new chief financial officer. The TNRD has been recruiting to fill the position since...

Dress as Santa, go for a run: Popular Santa Rec Run back in Penticton this weekend

Dress as Santa, go for a run: Popular Santa Rec Run back in Penticton this weekend

Penticton 1:53 pm - 1,306 views

The jolliest fun run in the South Okanagan is back this weekend. The annual Santa Rec Run, presented by Hoodoo Adventures, will take place Saturday, Nov. 26,...

Kamloops Blazers scored four unanswered goals in a convincing win in Tri-City

Kamloops Blazers scored four unanswered goals in a convincing win in Tri-City

WHL 10:00 pm - 1,124 views

The Kamloops Blazers made the most of a brief trip south of the border. Daylan Kuefler broke open a tight game in the final minute of the second period, leading...