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Timing of funding anouncements questioned

With the B.C. election just weeks away, the money tap has been opened.

Armed break and enter attempt

Penticton RCMP arrested two males after an attempted break and enter in Westbench

Vernon financial officer retires

Kevin Bertles has been with the City of Vernon for 15 years

School district receives funding for plumbing and buses

The Central Okanagan School District received funding from the province

Okanagan getting more provincial campsites

Government announces 55 more campsites in the Okanagan and hundreds more across B.C.

No injuries in early morning house fire

KFD was called to a Sutherland Avenue residence Thursday morning

Ski2Tree paddling highlights


Second annual Lake Country Indoor Children's Festival


Rutland Centennial Hall 50th Birthday


Big White Family Day


Giving Kelowna drivers a wider berth

The $60-million project to widen part of Highway 97 through Kelowna is now 40 per cent complete.

Tip led to arrest in Roxanne Louie’s death

Roxanne Louie’s last days discussed in court during murder trial

People’s Soda earns Dragons’ seal of approval

Penticton entrepreneur Jason Cox entered the Dragons’ Den armed only with his craft soda

Okanagan Spirits hauls in the medals

Vernon distillery receives top honours for Laird of Fintry single malt

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Proposed logging prompts call for moratorium

Protest being driven by memories of the landslides Swansea Point experienced in 1997 and 2012.

Kin racetrack case back in the gates

Dates have been set for court case between Okanagan Equestrian Society and City of Vernon

Roundabouts 101

Do you know how to use a roundabout?

Funding for affordable housing announced

The province has committed $2.4 million in capital funding towards the project

School projects move ahead

Projects planned for Lake Country and Rutland Middle moving toward final funding stage

Food banks receive boost

$10 million is being provided to Food Banks BC to help the organization’s 10 food banks

Hunting fees will now go to wildlife management

New agency to be set up to administer the money

UPDATE: Friends rally around man pulled from burning building

Fire crews pulled one man from a Kelowna building that caught fire Wednesday morning.

Marijuana dispensary closing

Was this Jukka Laurio’s final appearance before council?

Drinking water bylaw stopped in tracks

At a public hearing, a bylaw aimed at protecting the water intake in Kalamalka Lake was put on hold