Your evening Top 5 for Dec. 22, 2016

A trip across the Capital News top stories as well as those across the region, the province, and maybe even the world

  • Dec. 22, 2016 5:00 p.m.


2. We kicked off our top 10 news stories with the biggest spot news event of the year, the plane crash that killed four, including a high profile politician in the woods near Beaver Lake, close to Winfield.

Watch in the coming days as we count down the stories that we felt had the biggest impact.

3. A 95-year-old Okanagan resident says she’s buying her age in metres along the Okanagan Rail Trail. It’s $165 per metre so that’s a wack of cash, kids.

4. VIDEO: Check out a charitable light display at a Rutland home.

5. In the good news category, kids in East Kelowna raised a lot of money for charity. Check this feel-good story out here.

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Small grass fire sparks in West Kelowna

Fire crews quickly douse blaze in ditch on Friday afternoon

Kelowna teen allegedly robbed while walking at night

Community asked for tips to help reunite teen with ring

Nasty note on windshield sparks online outrage

Vernon’s Bailey McDonald is using a painful experience to start conversation about invisible illness

Remembering road crash victims in Kelowna

World Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims takes place Sunday in Kelowna

Flag person struck by car

RCMP investigating incident involving female traffic control person and senior driver

Rockets calm Hurricanes for 7th straight win at home

Dillon Dube scored twice Friday to lead Rockets to WHL victory over Lethbridge

‘I will now live in consistent fear’: Allan Schoenborn granted escorted leaves

The Merritt man was deemed not criminally responsible in the killing of his three children in 2008

Guns and drugs seized in Kamloops RCMP blitz

Kamloops Mounties and the gang unit seize drugs and make arrests in two-day blitz

Hammy the deer dodges conservation officers in Prince Rupert

The famous Prince Rupert hammock deer maintains his purple threads

‘No shirt, no service, no Canada’

Shirtless Tacoma man arrested after Canadian border officials say they found meth in rental vehicle

Interior Health expands meningococcal precautions in South Okanagan

Oliver, Osoyoos and Okanagan Falls included in the expanded precautionary immunization measure

Homeless count returns amid Penticton’s housing crisis

Volunteers are hitting the streets this week to find solid data on Penticton’s homeless population

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