Connor Trembley

Hwy 1 flooding causes massive delays on certain Arrow Lakes ferry routes

Motorists have been waiting around three hours to get on ferries

Nakusp RCMP seek suspect who damaged police vehicle

A RCMP vehicle was also damaged in the incident

Spirit bear possibly spotted in West Kootenay

A local resident spotted the white-coloured bear while on an evening trail run near Castlegar on May 27

Province seeks feedback on proposed all-season recreation resort near New Denver

Mountain lodge, chairlifts, hiking and biking trails all part of massive resort

Family’s vehicle and boat trailer severely vandalized near Burton

Family was boating when someone smashed out vehicles’ windows, disconnected its brake lines

Halcyon Hot Springs Resort staff receive threats while working during COVID-19 crisis

The threats come even as the resort has shut down most of its operations during the crisis

Building evacuated due to gas leak in Kelowna

Fire crews responded to a building on Richter Street about 8:15 a.m. Monday

Nakusp and Kelowna businesses partner up to make face masks during COVID-19 crisis

The businesses expect to deliver their first set of masks on April 7 or 8

Kelowna Fire Department extinguishes bush fire at base of Mount Baldy on Wednesday afternoon

The fire is being considered suspicious at this time

Stay inside vehicles on Interior ferry crossings to prevent spread of COVID-19: B.C. government

Glade, Kootenay and Arrow Lakes some of the ferry crossings in Interior

Second ride-hailing company given green light to operate in the Okanagan

Safe Ride Sharing Ltd joins Kabu Ride as two companies allowed to operate in region

Big White asks visitors to stick to designated recreation trails

Resort said designated area is below the village and Happy Valley car park

“We will survive the best we can”: Okanagan wineries report sales decline due to COVID-19

At least two Okanagan wineries have reported a decline in restaurant sales

WFN temporarily closes all facilities to public due to COVID-19 pandemic

Despite closures, WFN said non-essential staff will continue to be paid

City of West Kelowna restricts public access to city hall due to COVID-19

The city also restricted public access to other facilities on March 17

District of Lake Country closes municipal hall due to COVID-19

The district has closed nine facilities to help prevent spread of virus

6,800 seasonal workers allowed in country to fill empty B.C. agricultural jobs

Workers previously weren’t allowed into country due to travel restrictions from COVID-19

Regional District Central Okanagan shuts down facilities and programs over COVID-19

The district is asking people to practice social distancing if they decide to visit parks

Hundreds of Big White employees lose jobs due to COVID-19

Resort said some employees have already found other jobs in tourism sector

Interior Health postpones most non-urgent surgeries

Surgeries related to cancer or caesarean sections are still planned to go ahead