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Top Stories for May 26, 2023

Invasive plant popping back up in Okanagan garden centres can cause boils, blisters and temporary blindness

Invasive plant popping back up in Okanagan garden centres can cause boils, blisters and temporary blindness

Okanagan-Similkameen 4:00 am - 61,008 views

The Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society (OASISS) is asking residents to pay attention to what plants they pick up from the garden centre after a...

City of Kelowna sues local plumbing company over work on RCMP building

City of Kelowna sues local plumbing company over work on RCMP building

Kelowna 4:00 am - 32,119 views

The City of Kelowna is suing a local plumbing company and contractor following a June 2021 flood at the Kelowna RCMP building. In a notice of civil claim filed...

Kelowna bylaw officer allegedly assaulted at Rail Trail site

Kelowna bylaw officer allegedly assaulted at Rail Trail site

Kelowna 4:18 pm - 29,921 views

A Kelowna bylaw officer was allegedly assaulted Wednesday while working at the designated homeless camping site along the Rail Trail. RCMP say the incident...

Kelowna woman fined after caught trying to sell at-risk turtle

Kelowna woman fined after caught trying to sell at-risk turtle

Kelowna 3:45 pm - 27,952 views

A Kelowna woman whose nickname is “Turtle” was fined Friday morning after she was caught in a B.C. Conservation Officer Service sting operation...

Prolific offender arrested hours after bail release on separate charges

Prolific offender arrested hours after bail release on separate charges

Kelowna 2:04 pm - 27,784 views

Police are once again highlighting a prolific offender in Kelowna who was arrested Wednesday evening for allegedly breaking into a downtown business, just hours...

Home Hardware holds fundraiser for former employee diagnosed with inoperable breast cancer

Home Hardware holds fundraiser for former employee diagnosed with inoperable breast cancer

Lake Country 4:00 am - 19,424 views

Sherri Evans had such an impact on her colleagues at the Home Hardware in Lake Country for the few years that she worked there, that they are making her the...

Woman shot Sunday in Brocklehurst taken off life support, dies

Woman shot Sunday in Brocklehurst taken off life support, dies

Kamloops 1:08 pm - 18,992 views

A woman who was shot Sunday at a home in Brocklehurst has died, police say. According to Mounties, the woman, who was in her 30s, was taken off life support on...

Loblaw winding down third-party marketplace, focusing on pharmacy and grocery online

Loblaw winding down third-party marketplace, focusing on pharmacy and grocery online

Business 5:42 pm - 18,828 views

Loblaw Companies Ltd. says it's shutting down its third-party marketplace. Spokeswoman Catherine Thomas has confirmed in a statement that the company will...

Townhouses and apartments proposed for development at the base of Dilworth Mtn.

Townhouses and apartments proposed for development at the base of Dilworth Mtn.

Kelowna 3:48 pm - 18,403 views

A new housing development is being proposed for Denali Drive at the base of Dilworth Mountain. MQN Architects are seeking a development permit for the 79-unit...

Vernon breathalyzer case eerily familiar for Coquitlam man unable to blow because of asthma

Vernon breathalyzer case eerily familiar for Coquitlam man unable to blow because of asthma

Vernon/Coquitlam 4:00 am - 18,056 views

A North Okanagan woman's story about losing her licence and having her car impounded over her inability to blow forcefully enough into a breathalyzer was...

UBC faculty of medicine mourns loss of colleague who died climbing Mount Everest

UBC faculty of medicine mourns loss of colleague who died climbing Mount Everest

BC 5:04 pm - 17,814 views

A Vancouver man has died while trying to pursue his lifelong dream of climbing Mount Everest. The University of British Columbia's faculty of medicine says...

Indiana doctor reprimanded for talking publicly about Ohio 10-year-old's abortion

Indiana doctor reprimanded for talking publicly about Ohio 10-year-old's abortion

United States 6:00 am - 17,526 views

An Indiana board decided Thursday night to reprimand an Indianapolis doctor after finding that she violated patient privacy laws by talking publicly about...

Kelowna real estate company defamed former agents, must pay $55,000

Kelowna real estate company defamed former agents, must pay $55,000

Kelowna 2:18 pm - 16,908 views

A Kelowna real estate company has been ordered to pay two of its former agents $27,500 each for defaming them and abusing the courts. Donna Merle Craig and Geri...

Coroner's inquest to be held into 2017 Kelowna police custody death

Coroner's inquest to be held into 2017 Kelowna police custody death

Kelowna 12:06 pm - 15,345 views

The BC Coroners Service will hold a public inquest into the death of a Kelowna man in 2017 who died while in police custody. Edward James Waddell, 40, was...

Airsoft coming to Bull Mountain Adventure Park in West Kelowna

Airsoft coming to Bull Mountain Adventure Park in West Kelowna

West Kelowna 4:00 am - 14,652 views

West Kelowna's Bull Mountain Adventure Park is getting ready for the grand opening of its new airsoft field. The three-course range will have two outdoor...

Second incident of big illegal dump in Burnaby this month

Second incident of big illegal dump in Burnaby this month

Burnaby 6:47 pm - 14,642 views

It took a man just 105 seconds to dump more than 20 garbage bags from the back of a trailer onto the road at 1635 MacDonald Ave. in Burnaby on May 23. Workers...

Bear helps itself to 60 cupcakes from Connecticut bakery, scares employees

Bear helps itself to 60 cupcakes from Connecticut bakery, scares employees

Connecticut 6:51 pm - 14,064 views

A hungry black bear barged into the garage of a Connecticut bakery, scared several employees and helped itself to 60 cupcakes before ambling away. Workers at...

Fuel prices take 10 cent or more jump at many Interior stations

Fuel prices take 10 cent or more jump at many Interior stations

Thompson-Okanagan 3:23 pm - 14,033 views

One could be forgiven for thinking the usual long-weekend spike in gas prices was temporary – but, no. Prices, as usual went up for the Victoria Day long...

'Someone put her there': Mother wants answers in daughter's death

'Someone put her there': Mother wants answers in daughter's death

Vancouver Island 7:44 am - 13,951 views

RCMP are investigating after a 15-year-old girl died last week in Duncan under what police are calling “suspicious circumstances.” North...

Province pledging financial aid for seniors living with mental health and addiction challenges

Province pledging financial aid for seniors living with mental health and addiction challenges

Kelowna/Penticton 5:00 pm - 13,883 views

The provincial government is providing more than $800,000 in grant funding to the Seniors Services Society of BC. The money is earmarked for the society's...

District of Summerland ready for extra traffic diverting through town as Highway 97 slide fix continues

District of Summerland ready for extra traffic diverting through town as Highway 97 slide fix continues

Summerland 4:00 am - 13,318 views

Some travellers heading through Summerland have been opting to take the detour route through Bottleneck Drive and Giant's Head to avoid the lineup on...

May long weekend impaired driving blitz catches 7 Kelowna drivers

May long weekend impaired driving blitz catches 7 Kelowna drivers

Kelowna 11:04 am - 13,161 views

An impaired driving blitz over the May Long weekend in Kelowna took seven drivers off the road. Kelowna RCMP stopped more than 100 vehicles resulting in five...

WestJet pilots deal grants 24% pay raise over four years

WestJet pilots deal grants 24% pay raise over four years

Canada 12:57 pm - 13,156 views

WestJet pilots are poised to get a 24 per cent pay bump over four years under an agreement-in-principle between the company and the union. A copy of the...

McLeod Lake Indian Band, Mitsubishi Power working on $5B hydrogen project

McLeod Lake Indian Band, Mitsubishi Power working on $5B hydrogen project

BC 7:28 am - 12,997 views

The McLeod Lake Indian Band is exploring the development of Canada’s largest hydrogen project. The proposed project would be located at the Kerry Lake...

Elon Musk's brain implant company Neuralink says it has US approval to begin trials in people

Elon Musk's brain implant company Neuralink says it has US approval to begin trials in people

Business 12:56 pm - 11,661 views

Elon Musk’s brain implant company Neuralink says it's gotten permission from U.S. regulators to begin testing its device in people. The company made...

British Cycling publishes new transgender policy with 'open' and 'female' categories

British Cycling publishes new transgender policy with 'open' and 'female' categories

Sports 6:41 am - 11,045 views

Riders who were born male will be prevented from racing in British Cycling's elite female events under a new transgender and non-binary participation policy...

After yearslong delay, DEA revokes license of wholesale drug distributor over opioid crisis failures

After yearslong delay, DEA revokes license of wholesale drug distributor over opioid crisis failures

Business 6:47 am - 10,766 views

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration stripped one of the nation's largest drug distributors of its license to sell highly addictive painkillers Friday...

Man, 53, sentenced for secretly recording woman in BCIT bathroom

Man, 53, sentenced for secretly recording woman in BCIT bathroom

BC 8:40 pm - 10,744 views

A 53-year-old man who was tackled and detained by about 10 people after he was caught secretly videoing a woman peeing in a BCIT women’s washroom nearly...

QMJHL-champion Remparts spoil Memorial Cup opener, beat Blazers 8-3

QMJHL-champion Remparts spoil Memorial Cup opener, beat Blazers 8-3

Memorial Cup 9:02 pm - 10,709 views

The Quebec Remparts spoiled the Memorial Cup opener for the host Kamloops Blazers on Friday by taking advantage of mistakes and odd man rushes, skating to a...

Air Canada ordered to pay B.C. pair $1,400 for flight delays

Air Canada ordered to pay B.C. pair $1,400 for flight delays

BC 7:23 am - 10,593 views

B.C.’s Civil Resolution Tribunal has ordered Air Canada to pay a B.C. couple $1,400 for flight delays the airline said were a result of the COVID-19...

Police searching for Kamloops man missing since last week

Police searching for Kamloops man missing since last week

Kamloops 3:40 pm - 10,415 views

Kamloops Mounties are hoping tips from the public will help them track down a man who's been missing for a week. Sundown Obomsawin, 41, was reported missing...

Feds warned about risks of delaying 24 Sussex decision almost a year before it closed

Feds warned about risks of delaying 24 Sussex decision almost a year before it closed

Ottawa 6:50 am - 10,340 views

Almost a year before the closure of 24 Sussex Drive due to disrepair and an infestation of rodents, the chairman of the National Capital Commission's board...

Cyclist convicted of assault for spitting on driver during North Kamloops road rage altercation

Cyclist convicted of assault for spitting on driver during North Kamloops road rage altercation

Kamloops 4:00 am - 10,307 views

A Kamloops cyclist who spit on a driver a year ago during a road-rage altercation on the North Shore has been found guilty of assault and possessing a weapon...

B.C. extends reach of property tax aimed at turning empty houses into rental homes

B.C. extends reach of property tax aimed at turning empty houses into rental homes

BC 3:26 pm - 10,298 views

British Columbia is expanding the tax it created to clamp down on real estate speculation and ensure homes in rental-strapped communities don't sit empty. A...

See the moments after a passenger opened a plane door during flight

See the moments after a passenger opened a plane door during flight

South Korea 12:19 pm - 9,896 views

A passenger opened an emergency exit door during a plane flight in South Korea on Friday, causing air to blast inside the cabin and slightly injure 12 people,...

Corrections Canada denies rectal search of Prince George murderer

Corrections Canada denies rectal search of Prince George murderer

BC 9:31 am - 9,239 views

The defendants named in a civil lawsuit have issued a distinctly different account of a strip search of a man serving a life sentence for the murder of a rival...

Cost of new clean fuel standard a second carbon tax

Cost of new clean fuel standard a second carbon tax

In Your Service 11:00 am - 8,782 views

One of the issues that recently came to light in Ottawa is the cost of the new clean fuel standard, which is basically, a second carbon tax. This is at a time...

Police pull distressed person to safety on Overlanders Bridge

Police pull distressed person to safety on Overlanders Bridge

Kamloops 12:41 pm - 8,705 views

Police likely saved a life last weekend on the Overlanders Bridge, acting quickly to pull a distressed person to safety as they climbed over the railing....

Motorcyclist transferred to Vernon Jubilee as GoFundMe tops $10,000

Motorcyclist transferred to Vernon Jubilee as GoFundMe tops $10,000

Lumby 10:01 am - 8,571 views

A fundraiser for a young motorcyclist seriously injured a Lavington crash has surpassed $10,000 in less than a week. Jake Suttling has been transferred from...

UCP leader Smith says she is 'delighted' by endorsements from Harper, Poilievre

UCP leader Smith says she is 'delighted' by endorsements from Harper, Poilievre

Alberta 1:04 pm - 8,389 views

United Conservative leader Danielle Smith says she would aim to lower the level of political polarization in Alberta if her party wins what has been a tight and...

Kelowna Rockets deal for 19-year-old centre

Kelowna Rockets deal for 19-year-old centre

WHL 7:00 pm - 8,003 views

The Kelowna Rockets have added some depth up the middle in a deal with the Spokane Chiefs. The Rockets acquired 19-year-old Michael Cicek from the Chiefs in...

Multiple roads in Surrey re-open following fatal collision

Multiple roads in Surrey re-open following fatal collision

Surrey 7:08 pm - 7,830 views

Surrey RCMP said that the roads in the area of Highway 17 and Old Yale Road have been re-opened, following a fatal collision early Friday afternoon. According...

Diabetes Canada's donation truck will be stopping in Kelowna

Diabetes Canada's donation truck will be stopping in Kelowna

Kelowna 5:18 pm - 7,785 views

If you've been looking to declutter and offer a helping hand at the same time, get ready to drop off gently used clothing and small household items at the...

BC Transit to offer GradPASS program in June

BC Transit to offer GradPASS program in June

BC 8:00 pm - 7,249 views

BC Transit and local government are once again offering the GradPASS program for graduating high school students. Schools in more than 70 communities across...

GoFundMe campaign for Lumby man with disintegrating spine

GoFundMe campaign for Lumby man with disintegrating spine

Lumby 4:00 am - 7,093 views

Friends are again rallying around a Lumby man to help bring him home. Dane Ozero has been in hospital in Vancouver since March after two titanium rods in his...

Competition Bureau recommends changing THC limits for edibles, easing pot packaging

Competition Bureau recommends changing THC limits for edibles, easing pot packaging

Canada 12:21 pm - 6,894 views

Canada's competition watchdog is putting its weight behind some longtime cannabis industry asks including easing restrictions on cannabis packaging and...

Virgin Galactic completes final test flight before launching paying customers to space

Virgin Galactic completes final test flight before launching paying customers to space

Business 6:17 am - 6,295 views

Virgin Galactic completed what is expected to be its final test flight Thursday before taking paying customers on brief trips to space, marking what the space...

Return home after Parker Cove flooding smooth for some - others not so much

Return home after Parker Cove flooding smooth for some - others not so much

OKIB 11:06 am - 5,684 views

The return home has gone smoothly for some Parker Cove residents in the wake of flooding earlier this month – for others, not so much. Bev Hunter says it...

Local designer to make fashion show debut at Polson Night Market

Local designer to make fashion show debut at Polson Night Market

Vernon 4:00 am - 5,606 views

After the 16-year marriage to her business partner fell apart, Melissa Schmidt got out of the hair salon business and moved back home to Vernon. That’s...

Assault charges laid against B.C. RCMP officer

Assault charges laid against B.C. RCMP officer

Langley 5:34 pm - 5,599 views

Assault charges have been approved against a Langley RCMP officer as a result of the officer’s interactions with two suspects following their arrests on...

New Garden Bistro chef creates new spring menu featuring fresh food from nearby garden

New Garden Bistro chef creates new spring menu featuring fresh food from nearby garden

Sponsored Content 12:01 pm - 5,558 views

Peak Cellars is taking freshness to an entirely new level this year. The Carrs Landing winery is home to Garden Bistro, which features a vineyard-side patio...

Florida man pleads not guilty after Canada-U.S. human smuggling tragedy in Manitoba

Florida man pleads not guilty after Canada-U.S. human smuggling tragedy in Manitoba

Canada/US 9:11 am - 5,515 views

A Florida man has pleaded not guilty to human smuggling charges after the frozen bodies of a family of four migrants were found near the Canada-U.S. border last...

Political divisiveness a threat to Alberta economy, business groups say

Political divisiveness a threat to Alberta economy, business groups say

Alberta 6:33 am - 5,362 views

As the Alberta election campaign heads into its final days, business groups are warning that increased divisiveness and political extremism poses a threat to...

Metro Vancouver flasher arrested again, jailed

Metro Vancouver flasher arrested again, jailed

Vancouver 9:24 am - 5,324 views

A man who pleaded guilty in February to four charges of indecent exposures across the Lower Mainland was back in jail May 22 after an alleged probation breach...

Hall of fame opens doors with trophies and memorabilia from across hockey world

Hall of fame opens doors with trophies and memorabilia from across hockey world

Kamloops 2:13 pm - 5,114 views

The Hockey Hall of Fame has opened a temporary exhibit at Kelson Hall on St. Paul Street, bringing some of the most cherished awards and artifacts from the...

Federal government posts $41.3 billion deficit for 2022-23 fiscal year

Federal government posts $41.3 billion deficit for 2022-23 fiscal year

Canada 8:46 am - 5,008 views

The federal government ended the 2022-23 fiscal year with a $41.3 billion deficit, slightly lower than it had forecast in its budget released in March. The...

More than 110 players are expected in town this weekend for the Okanagan Sun annual spring camp

More than 110 players are expected in town this weekend for the Okanagan Sun annual spring camp

BCFC 4:00 am - 5,007 views

Success, it's said, breeds success. That's certainly the case for the BC Football Conference's Okanagan Sun. Coming off the team's first...

Rally for justice in Duncan after Indigenous girl's death

Rally for justice in Duncan after Indigenous girl's death

Vancouver Island 5:35 pm - 4,853 views

Community members gathered outside the RCMP detachment in Duncan on Friday to demand better from police in cases involving Indigenous people after the death of...

B.C.'s ‘Paper Bag Rapist’ again denied parole at online hearing from Alberta prison

B.C.'s ‘Paper Bag Rapist’ again denied parole at online hearing from Alberta prison

BC/Alberta 12:16 pm - 4,848 views

A man who was once known as the "Paper Bag Rapist" has again been denied parole after a hearing from an Alberta prison. John Horace Oughton, 74, was...

B.C. Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin set to tour South Okanagan communities next week

B.C. Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin set to tour South Okanagan communities next week

South Okanagan 12:54 pm - 4,785 views

British Columbia's Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin will spend a few days in the South Okanagan next week, meeting with local business owners, touring...

Spring flood risks highlight lack of insurance for Canadian homeowners

Spring flood risks highlight lack of insurance for Canadian homeowners

Business 5:58 am - 4,772 views

As the spring season brings higher flood risk to Canadians, as seen in British Columbia recently, experts say many homeowners remain without adequate insurance...

Long, long ago, in a distant galaxy

Long, long ago, in a distant galaxy

Skywatching 4:00 am - 4,674 views

Twenty-one million years ago, a star in a distant galaxy exploded. The galaxy, known as Messier 101, is located in the constellation of Ursa Major, "The...

Blank cheques and trust violations land B.C. lawyers fines

Blank cheques and trust violations land B.C. lawyers fines

Surrey 9:20 am - 4,656 views

Two Surrey-based lawyers have recently agreed to penalty terms with the Law Society of BC for committing professional misconduct in separate matters. In the...

Fighter jets, soldiers help celebrate historic opening of Memorial Cup

Fighter jets, soldiers help celebrate historic opening of Memorial Cup

Kamloops 4:00 am - 4,492 views

Spirits and fighters jets soared Thursday as the Memorial Cup received a military escort into the Tk’emlups powwow grounds, kicking off the tournament...

Shuswap Lake not expected to flood, peak anticipated next week

Shuswap Lake not expected to flood, peak anticipated next week

Shuswap Lake 11:40 am - 4,469 views

Shuswap Lake levels are not expected to cause widespread flooding. "While the Shuswap remains on flood-watch status for potential minor flooding issues due...

Coldstream celebrates opening of new $6.9M Community Hall and childcare centre

Coldstream celebrates opening of new $6.9M Community Hall and childcare centre

Coldstream 2:22 pm - 4,462 views

Coldstream celebrated the opening of its new Community Hall on Friday. The $6.9-million project was built on budget, says Mayor Ruth Hoyte, and features a...

Special prosecutor named in investigation of B.C. school board candidate

Special prosecutor named in investigation of B.C. school board candidate

BC 5:02 pm - 4,409 views

The BC Prosecution Service says it has named a special prosecutor in a case involving a New Westminster school board candidate who was later appointed a...

Water quality notice lifted for most of Rose Valley - Lakeview water system

Water quality notice lifted for most of Rose Valley - Lakeview water system

West Kelowna 1:03 pm - 4,336 views

The City of West Kelowna has lifted a water quality advisory for most of the Rose Valley - Lakeview water system. Turbidity in Rose Valley Reservoir has...

Peachland council hosting community BBQ next month

Peachland council hosting community BBQ next month

Peachland 2:04 pm - 4,126 views

Peachland mayor and council are hosting an open house and BBQ next month. Scheduled for the Peachland Community Centre on June 8, 5 to 8 p.m., the...

Residential school memorial in downtown Vancouver closed after Indigenous ceremony

Residential school memorial in downtown Vancouver closed after Indigenous ceremony

Vancouver 12:20 pm - 3,909 views

The City of Vancouver says it has closed a residential school temporary memorial but will continue working with area First Nations to find a permanent space to...

Ottawa to spend $2.5 billion on small vessels as it replaces aging Coast Guard fleet

Ottawa to spend $2.5 billion on small vessels as it replaces aging Coast Guard fleet

Canada 6:08 am - 3,822 views

The federal government says it will invest $2.5 billion in new money to renew the Canadian Coast Guard's fleet of small vessels. The coast guard plans to...

BC Lions making most of time in Kamloops with golf, scenery and eats

BC Lions making most of time in Kamloops with golf, scenery and eats

Kamloops 4:00 am - 3,689 views

The BC Lions are back in the Tournament Capital for their annual training camp at the Hillside Stadium. Castanet Kamloops got to chat with the players about...

Lifted Canadian pandemic restrictions help pump tourist spending

Lifted Canadian pandemic restrictions help pump tourist spending

Canada 3:13 pm - 3,612 views

Spending by international travellers soared in the fourth quarter of 2022, after Canada lifted pandemic-era travel restrictions, according to Statistics Canada....

High-energy roller derby thrills return to Penticton for another season

High-energy roller derby thrills return to Penticton for another season

Penticton 10:43 am - 3,520 views

The South Okanagan Roller Derby (SORDA) is back for the season, holding its first home game this weekend. On Saturday, May 27 at the Penticton Curling Club,...

Central Vancouver Island to get cancer centre at Nanaimo hospital, says B.C. premier

Central Vancouver Island to get cancer centre at Nanaimo hospital, says B.C. premier

Nanaimo 12:16 pm - 3,446 views

The city of Nanaimo on central Vancouver Island is the latest British Columbia community to receive government approval for a cancer care centre, Premier David...

Osoyoos is inviting applications for below market housing

Osoyoos is inviting applications for below market housing

Osoyoos 4:00 am - 3,239 views

Osoyoos is inviting moderate-income working families to apply under the Near Market Housing (NMH) Program to purchase a house in Phase 2 of the Southeast...

Nurses, patients in Penticton band together to fundraise for kidney disease awareness and research

Nurses, patients in Penticton band together to fundraise for kidney disease awareness and research

Penticton 3:48 pm - 3,126 views

A team of Local dialysis nurses and their patients have teamed up to raise as much money as they can for the 2023 Penticton Kidney Walk. The annual walk, which...

Hamer-Jackson puts forward motion to organize public town hall meeting

Hamer-Jackson puts forward motion to organize public town hall meeting

Kamloops 4:00 am - 2,657 views

Kamloops Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson wants to see the city organize a town hall meeting where council and staff can listen to residents’ concerns and respond...

Traffic detour for storm facility upgrades

Traffic detour for storm facility upgrades

Vernon 6:00 pm - 2,634 views

Vernon drivers should prepare themselves for a detour on their morning commute next week. Starting Tuesday as early as 7:30 a.m., 27th Avenue will be closed...

Unlock the potential of your giving

Unlock the potential of your giving

Sponsored Content 12:01 am - 2,631 views

Unlock the potential of your giving A future where your health care needs are fully met is a vision shared by many throughout the region. And it’s even...

Smith, Notley hope to sway a few more voters with Alberta election days away

Smith, Notley hope to sway a few more voters with Alberta election days away

Alberta 5:54 am - 2,550 views

Alberta's main election rivals are staying busy in the final days of the campaign. NDP Leader Rachel Notley has a number of stops scheduled this afternoon...

GoByBike Week returning to Penticton with events, prizes and more

GoByBike Week returning to Penticton with events, prizes and more

Penticton 12:04 pm - 2,309 views

GoByBike Week is back in Penticton next week, aiming to encourage locals to incorporate cycling into their commutes and daily life. The 14th annual event is...

Enthusiasts ready for weekend's Vernon Bike Fest

Enthusiasts ready for weekend's Vernon Bike Fest

Vernon 5:00 pm - 2,249 views

Calling all cyclists, Bike Fest is back this weekend. The three-day biking event is put on by the North Okanagan Cycling Society and hopes to bring outdoor...

Vernon's Sadok Ukrainian Dance Ensemble celebrates 20th anniversary with weekend show

Vernon's Sadok Ukrainian Dance Ensemble celebrates 20th anniversary with weekend show

Vernon 10:30 am - 2,169 views

Vernon's Sadok Ukrainian Dance Ensemble will celebrate its 20th anniversary this weekend. A special performance is set for Sunday afternoon at the Vernon...

Osoyoos Fire Rescue responded to possible boiler or electrical fire

Osoyoos Fire Rescue responded to possible boiler or electrical fire

Osoyoos 4:40 pm - 2,023 views

Osoyoos Fire Rescue was on scene with three fire engines and a command car at a residence located on Willow Crescent Friday afternoon. The emergency involved a...

First ‘Mamas for Mamas’ swap market will have food, door prizes, supplies for parents

First ‘Mamas for Mamas’ swap market will have food, door prizes, supplies for parents

Kamloops 1:00 pm - 1,707 views

A swap market Saturday will allow parents to exchange, donate or pick up maternity and children's items. At the Mamas for Mamas swap and karma market,...

Bike valet to operate in Riverside Park during Memorial Cup

Bike valet to operate in Riverside Park during Memorial Cup

Kamloops 9:59 am - 1,704 views

Hockey fans hoping to cruise past traffic on their bicycles on their way to Memorial Cup events will have the option to secure their bikes with the Kamloops...

Freudian Slips improv troupe hosts tipsy comedy show Strip & Sip at Effie

Freudian Slips improv troupe hosts tipsy comedy show Strip & Sip at Effie

Kamloops 6:00 pm - 1,528 views

A Kamloops improv group is planning to perform a drunk comedy show on the North Shore. On July 20, The Freudian Slips Improv group is coming back to the Effie...

Oliver council gives thumbs up to cost-saving repaving of cracked portion of Tucelnuit Drive

Oliver council gives thumbs up to cost-saving repaving of cracked portion of Tucelnuit Drive

Oliver 4:38 pm - 1,157 views

Oliver town council has voted to take a local contractor up on their offer to get a discount for much-needed repaving on Tucelnuit Drive. At their meeting on...

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