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Members of Ram Environmental and Inland Divers Underwater Service Ltd. remove a truck from Swan Lake Tuesday afternoon.

VIDEO: Vehicle recovered from icy Swan Lake

Today in Vernon, divers dove under the frozen lake surface to attach cables to the truck

Members of Ram Environmental and Inland Divers Underwater Service Ltd. remove a truck from Swan Lake Tuesday afternoon.
Corey Paiement is leaving the position of chief administrative officer in Spallumcheen.

Spallumcheen looking for new chief administrator

Corey Paiement tenders resignation to take a job, starting next month, with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District

Corey Paiement is leaving the position of chief administrative officer in Spallumcheen.
The aftermath of a fire at Vernon's Kin Race Track.

Former Salmon Arm teacher faces more arson charges in Vernon

William Murray Phelps Munton is now facing 19 charges in connection with a series of fires between May 20 and Nov. 20, 2014.

The aftermath of a fire at Vernon's Kin Race Track.
Conservative Mel Arnold shows his delight as he is announced winner in his North Okanagan-Shuswap riding Monday evening at his Vernon campaign office.

Conservative candidate Mel Arnold wins riding while Liberals sweep nation

Liberal candidate Cindy Derkaz pleased with second place finish in riding, and success of party.

Conservative Mel Arnold shows his delight as he is announced winner in his North Okanagan-Shuswap riding Monday evening at his Vernon campaign office.
Sunnybrae resident Gary Johnston shares his thoughts with North Okanagan-Shuswap NDP candidate Jacqui Gingras during the opening of her Salmon Arm campaign office.

NDP candidate politically inspired by life of Jack Layton

You can take the girl off the farm, but you can’t take the farm out of the girl.

Sunnybrae resident Gary Johnston shares his thoughts with North Okanagan-Shuswap NDP candidate Jacqui Gingras during the opening of her Salmon Arm campaign office.

Candidate selective on forum appearances

Mel Arnold confirmed to appear at two chamber-hosted forums.

Splatsin Chief Wayne Christian believes a truth and reconciliation process would be better than a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women and men.

Splatsin remember missing and murdered

Chief Wayne Christian believes truth and reconciliation process needed over inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women and men.

Splatsin Chief Wayne Christian believes a truth and reconciliation process would be better than a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women and men.

RCMP initiative targets distracted drivers

A month-long RCMP initiative cracking down on distracted drivers is underway.

Heart transplant recipient Tony Beeftink presents Vernon Jubilee Hospital intensive care unit staff member Chris Coates with a tin of popcorn as part of B.C. Transplant’s 22nd annual Operation Popcorn.

Transplant recipients honour hospital staff

Operations are something Brian Parsons and Tony Beeftink have in common.

Heart transplant recipient Tony Beeftink presents Vernon Jubilee Hospital intensive care unit staff member Chris Coates with a tin of popcorn as part of B.C. Transplant’s 22nd annual Operation Popcorn.

New stamps celebrate Armstrong centennial

Kelowna stamp collector and designer Pete Lepold has arranged to print two stamps to honour the anniversary.

Police finding high compliance among boaters

An education campaign aimed at improving boating safety in the North Okanagan-Shuswap is paying off.

RCMP boat patrols to focus on education and safety

Boat operators must produce their boating licence and picture ID and the paper work for the vessel they are operating.

RCMP announce arrest in Van Diest death

Marie Van Diest believes her family can finally direct its anger at a face.

Enderby firefighters lower the casket of Dan Botkin from a fire truck prior to his funeral at the Enderby Arena Thursday. Botkin died in an explosion Dec. 29.

Enderby says goodbye to firefighter

Residents and emergency personnel pay final respects to Dan Botkin

Enderby firefighters lower the casket of Dan Botkin from a fire truck prior to his funeral at the Enderby Arena Thursday. Botkin died in an explosion Dec. 29.
Enderby fire chief Kevin Alstad (right) speaks to the media about the tragic loss of one of their firefighters

Enderby mourns loss of firefighter

Tributes are pouring in for Enderby volunteer firefighter Dan Botkin, 25, killed Thursday morning on duty.

Enderby fire chief Kevin Alstad (right) speaks to the media about the tragic loss of one of their firefighters
RCMP Sketch of suspect

Public responding to police illustration

Suspect: DNA found in Van Diest murder matches 2005 sexual assault.

RCMP Sketch of suspect
RCMP say DNA found in connection with the murder of Armstrong teen Taylor Van Diest matches DNA from a 2005 Kelowna sexual assault

DNA in Armstrong murder matches Kelowna 2005 sexual assault

DNA found in connection with the murder of a Armstrong teen Taylor Van Diest on Halloween is a match to a Kelowna sexual assault in 2005.

RCMP say DNA found in connection with the murder of Armstrong teen Taylor Van Diest matches DNA from a 2005 Kelowna sexual assault
Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster lights the Countdown to the B.C. Winter Games in Greater Vernon torch at a special ceremony Friday night at Vernon's Spirit Square in the city hall complex.

B.C. Games shining bright in Greater Vernon

Official ceremony launches countdown to sports extravaganza

Vernon-Monashee MLA Eric Foster lights the Countdown to the B.C. Winter Games in Greater Vernon torch at a special ceremony Friday night at Vernon's Spirit Square in the city hall complex.
Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP spokeperson Gord Molendyk talks to media about the homicide investigation of 18-year-old Taylor Van Diest of Armstrong (pictured). Her body was discovered Monday near railway tracks in the city

Police treat Armstrong death as homicide

Eighteen-year-old female located after not showing up at appointment

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP spokeperson Gord Molendyk talks to media about the homicide investigation of 18-year-old Taylor Van Diest of Armstrong (pictured). Her body was discovered Monday near railway tracks in the city
Firefighters attend a blaze at North Enderby Timber.

Eight laid off following Enderby mill fire

Officials were back on site Friday afternoon trying to pinpoint the cause of a massive fire that destroyed the planer mill at North Enderby Timber.

Firefighters attend a blaze at North Enderby Timber.