Local News

Fire season takes mental toll on Okanagan residents

CMHA suggests some mental health coping mechanisms

Lightning ignites 21 new fires across Kamloops Fire Centre

Fifteen of those fires sparked within Okanagan Valley

Increased fire activity and smoke visibility in Cariboo Fire Centre

High amounts of smoke could be seen over 100 Mile House as of 5 p.m. Wednesday

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Tips to protect yourself under smoky skies

Interior Health suggests ways to avoid breathing smoke-filled air

Eat like a pirate on Aug. 15

White Spot’s annual Pirate Pak Day charity fundraiser returns for a ninth straight year

New Okanagan College facility gets students job-ready

First class in session today at Trades Training Centre in Vernon

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Reflecting on the 1998 wildfire in Salmon Arm
The hazards scooter users must face in Salmon Arm
NASA Worldview earth data: Wildfire ash plume over B.C.
NASA Worldview earth data: Wildfire smoke over B.C.

Charges laid in Kelowna Dark Web drug bust

Cassie Bonthoux, 30, and James Nelson, 36, face 14 separate charges.

Four new board members for Okanagan College

David Porteous, Juliette Cunningham, Shelly Cook and Tina Lee appointed to board

Accident causes small fire, closes Trans-Canada near Salmon Arm

A vehicle accident and fire closed the Trans-Canada Highway for an hour Aug. 1

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Shuswap

Special air quality statement remains in effect

UBCO study shows smoking can affect breastfeeding habits

Exposure to household smoke shortens duration

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

Shuswap marine search and rescue station hopes to become training hub for Interior

Necessary training for commercial boat operators could be done at planned facility in Sicamous

North Okanagan-Shuswap agriculture remains diverse

MP Mel Arnold holds public hall meeting on area agriculture

Update: Evacuation alert issued around Mabel Lake

BC Wildfire Service expected to limit access today, including camping

Police call Salmon Arm rainbow crosswalk vandalism a hate crime

City of Salmon Arm crew repairs crossing for second time after burnouts and graffiti

Concession stand to be placed at the Sicamous Beach Park

Council also votes to change IT service provider and seek funding for marketing study

Fires devour two Shuswap structures

Regional district responds to a house fire in Tappen and a garage fire in Celista

UPDATE: Range Road fire under control

Two small fires break out between Vernon and Falkland