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Coalition talk at Okanagan College candidates forum

Vernon Students’ Association hosts forum to discuss important youth issues, minority government

Hello winter: Sad time for city gardeners as more than 300 hanging baskets come down

City crews busy preparing for change of season as flowers die off

About 100 Scotch Creek residences without water after system damaged

Regional district reports someone tore lid off reservoir of Saratoga water system.

Grey, damp, warm week ahead in Okanagan, Shuswap, Columbia

Environment Canada calling for clouds and showers, and warm temperatures, throughout the area

While songbird numbers are declining, Salmon Arm nest boxes see some success

A notable increase in swallows, among others, has been seen at foreshore

  • Oct 12, 2019

‘If we do nothing, the herd will certainly be extirpated’: Caribou maternity pen proposed in Nakusp

The Arrow Lakes Caribou Society is waiting for a response from the province

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Cindy Derkaz: Liberal Party candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap
Mary Ann Murphy: Liberal Party candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola
John Barr: People's Party of Canada candidate for Kelowna-Lake Country
Robert Mellalieu: Green Party candidate for Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola

North Okanagan clinics look overseas to find doctors

Doctor shortages felt countrywide, but rural areas hardest hit

Salmon Arm events over Thanksgiving weekend

Get in the fall spirit with a cemetery tour on Sunday

Habitat for Humanity plans to open ReStore, build seniors’ housing in Salmon Arm

Spokesperson for Kamloops location says details could be finalized by next month

Ten-year-old cleans up garbage left at White Lake campground

Shuswap father and son remove eight garbage cans worth from campsites, washroom areas

North Okanagan students to host candidate forum

Event is open to the public Tuesday, 6 p.m. Kalamalka campus of Okanagan College

Prestigious award renamed for late Okanagan wine pioneer Harry McWatters

McWatters died in July leaving an ‘industry in mourning’

Election 2019: Harwinder Sandhu –NDP candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap

Harwinder Sandhu is running for the NDP in the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding

  • Oct 9, 2019

North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates talk climate action, pipelines at Vernon forum

Labour shortages, climate crisis, interprovincial trade and more were discussed

Easing the pain: Group formed to help chronic pain sufferers in Salmon Arm

The first of Pain BC’s chronic pain meetings in Salmon Arm will be held Oct. 22

Downtown Salmon Arm’s paving extravaganza remains on schedule

Work to be completed by end of week, as long as no delays from weather

Okanagan vagrancy, crime continues to upset

Senior home victim of crime again, other residents share fears

Election 2019: Cindy Derkaz –Liberal Party candidate for North Okanagan-Shuswap

Cindy Derkaz is running for the Liberal Party in the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding

  • Oct 8, 2019

Beware: Requests to test water in people’s homes in Malakwa draw suspicion

Door-to-door visits do not match the timing or description of the last CSRD consultant visit to the area

Salmon Arm RCMP want help finding car that knocked woman off bike

Cyclist in South Shuswap struck by side mirror as vehicle passed her