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Widow’s petition demands mandatory training for truckers

Truck driver Stephen Babij was killed in a head on semi truck collision near Revelstoke in 2017

‘No’ respondents are the majority in national park reserve survey

The latest poll also shows that of those surveyed, 75 per cent would like to see a referenedum

Vernon murder suspect denied bail

One of two accused of murder will remain behind bars

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Condo complex fire in West Kelowna
BC Conservation Officers give bear warning
Avalanche at SilverStar doesn't halt spring break festival
Silver Star Mountain Resort Avalanche doesn't halt festivities

UPDATE: Vernon serial arsonist sentencing delayed

The sentencing hearing for William Munton contiunes at 2 p.m. Friday in Vernon Supreme Court

Semi in ditch slows Highway 97 traffic north of Vernon

The accident occurred near Irish Creek Road Thursday, Jan. 17

Hay shortage takes its toll on Shuswap animal rescues

Bad season for western Canadian hay leads to increasing demand and prices

Dementia journey the long good-bye

More than 70,000 people in B.C. have been diagnosed with dementia

Armstrong man last seen in Vernon still missing

With family in Prince George and Victoria, North Okanagan RCMP are appealing to public B.C. wide

Rationale for Shuswap gas prices varies

No explanation given for why fuel prices are higher in Salmon Arm than surrounding communities

Local First Nations back arrested land defenders

Rallies erupt nationwide after RCMP dismantle anti-pipeline checkpoint

Highway 1 to be closed for avalanche control west of Revelstoke today

The Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke will be closed today for…

UPDATE: Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke after multi-vehicle crash

Update: 6:13 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 The Trans-Canada Highway has reopened after…

Trial for alleged stabbings at Okanagan Correctional Centre delayed

A delay has stalled trials for a South Okanagan man facing assault charges

Splatsin members rally in support of anti-pipeline camp

Rallies are planned across Canada, U.S. Tuesday

Sagmoen Vernon trials loom

Pre-trial conferences have been fixed for both of Curtis Sagmoen’s Vernon matters

Regional real estate market decline continues

December sales for Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board area reflect 29% decrease

  • Jan 4, 2019

Video: Truckers stuck in Revelstoke due to highway closure

Truckers wait in roadside pull-outs for conditions to improve. Highway 1 is closed near Golden

Trans Canada highway closed at Rogers Pass

Accidents and weather conditions have closed BC Highway 1

Year in Review: March 2018 from the pages of the Salmon Arm Observer

Looking back at what made headlines in 2018 from the pages of…

  • Jan 1, 2019