Black Press Media Staff

Wisconsin man gets life in Jayme Closs case

Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping

Wildfire, flood risk reduction gets $31M boost from province

Premier John Horgan made the announcement in Kelowna on Friday

UPDATE: Water main break floods Lake Country roads

Glenmore Road and Highway 97 are affected by the water main break

Okanagan pastry chef wins top honours at Vancouver’s Chocolate Challenge

Jalayne Jones creation, ‘Beer & Pretzels’, won

Kamloops RCMP bait program expands to include packages and bikes

Police are scatter items throughout the city in an attempt to lure thieves

Kelowna event raises thousands for Central Okanagan Food Bank

A Taste of Downtown raised $9,000 for the food bank

Ottawa spending $24.5M to research health benefits, risks of pot use

$390,000 will fund two cannabis public awareness

UPDATE: Truck dumped on embankment near Big White

The truck was allegedly reported stolen from Kelowna

On-duty Vancouver cop facing dangerous driving charges after cyclist hit

The woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries

Young B.C. angler wins top award for catching fish two-thirds his own height

Nine-year-old Noah Dalla Lana was honoured at this year’s BC Wildlife Federation Gala

Five youth-led “positive change” projects in South Okanagan receive $9,500

Central Okanagan Foundation for Youth and United Way’s GenNext give money to projects

Some South Okanagan students are $1,000 richer

Million Dollar Bursary Program offers bursaries each year to Interior Savings’ young members

Sip wine this May Long weekend in West Kelowna

Mission Hill is hosting the Farm to Table Market and Lunch

Volunteer, First Nations fire departments get $5M for training, gear

Money was part of the province’s Community Emergency Preparedness Fund

Peachland residents warned their vehicle lug nuts may be missing

Police are investigating report of mischief to vehicles in Peachland

Thunderstorms forecast for Okanagan-Shuswap

A 70 per cent chance of rain is forecast for Tuesday

Utah zoo’s polar bear chills out with ice cubes

The three-year-old polar bear enjoys a nice ice bath

Feeling peckish? McDonald’s launches fish and chips meal across Canada

Menu item was tested in Atlantic Canada for three weeks

Skaha and Naramata Bench wines to be sold in B.C. liquor stores

There are now four sub-geographical indicators or sub-appellations in B.C.

Bail hearing set for West Kelowna man charged with attempted murder

Kevin Lee Barrett, 60, of West Kelowna is in custody