Staff Writer

Moose on the loose!

Revelstoke are used to seeing bears wander around town — but a moose sighting is definitely not a common occurrence.

International youth theatre workshop coming to Revelstoke

Revelstoke to host David Glass & his experimental youth theatre workshop about youth response to Norwegian terrorist Anders Breivik

Conservative leadership candidate visits

Erin O’Toole will be at the local Conservative annual general meeting and a reception Saturday

Hotel tax for city and region to go ahead

The province has informed Salmon Arm that its application for a two per cent hotel tax is approved, to come into effect June 1.

Library branches experience steady growth

There was a 19 per cent increase in program attendance at Okanagan Regional Library

Roller derby action heats up Armstrong

The Okanagan Shuswap Roller Derby Association will host the second annual Derby Love tournament Saturday

Community groups access funds

The provincial government has announced B.C. Rural Dividend grants

Wet conditions on roads, some routes closed

Water pooling on some highways while others closed because of mud slides and avalanche risk

Voter registration notices in the mail

Voter registration notices are being sent across B.C. starting Tuesday by Elections B.C.

Conservative leadership candidate stops

Lisa Raitt will be at Vernon's Schubert Centre Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

UPDATE: Coquihalla fully reopens

A number of major routes are closed because of avalanche concerns, snow, freezing rain and multiple accidents.

Grants bolster community groups

Eleven organizations have received $237,700 so far this year in gaming grants.

Columbia Basin Trust extends funding to Avalanche Canada

Columbia Basin Trust commits $450,000 in funding to Avalanche Canada over next three years.

Snow creates challenging driving conditions

Compact snow with slippery sections reported on most major routes

Disease killing bats

Public asked to keep an eye out for bats infected by white nose syndrome

Erratic driver caught on camera appears in court

Penticton man facing flight from a peace officer, driving while prohibited and disobeying directions of a flagger.

Spallumcheen attraction has new owners

The Log Barn 1912: Vancouver-based group of investors takes over the property located off Highway 97A

Snowmobilers located by search crews

Snowmobilers were lost in the Hunter's Range area near Enderby and Sicamous

Avalanche Canada issues Special Public Avalanche Warning

Avalanche warning covers North Rockies and parts of Cariboo and North Columbia Mountains

Dial up the finance minister for budget input

Michael de Jong takes calls from Okanagan, Shuswap, Similkameen and Boundary regions