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Pack your umbrella because it's going to be a wet start to the week. Environment Canada is forecasting a strong chance of showers today through Wednesday, with temperatures hovering around 10 C. By Thursday, the rain is expected to go away – but the clouds will stick around. For ... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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Our government wants to hear what you have to say about our transportation needs in the Central Okanagan. That's why we've initiated a public engagement process as a part of the planning study – to get community thoughts on the Highway 97 corridor and the ways that it serves our... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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The discovery of a body on Silver Star Mountain last week has gang connections. The body of Dustin Rogers, 25, was found March 23 near the intersection of Wilson Jackson Road and Jordashe Road. He was reportedly shot. Photos on Facebook show Rogers with a large Independent Soldiers tattoo on h... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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A private member's bill that aims to tackle the major problem of unreliable elevators appears to have gained some traction on both sides of the aisle as the proposed Ontario legislation heads toward its first debate. Both Consumer Services Minister Tracy MacCharles and Opposition Leader Patri... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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A snowmobiler from northwestern British Columbia owes his life to the quick action of five rescuers after he was caught in an avalanche north of Terrace. Terrace Search and Rescue spokesman Dave Jephson says two groups of snowmobilers were in the Rosswood area on Sunday when the sledder passed th... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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United Airlines found itself in a tight spot over the weekend. Two teenage girls who were wearing leggings were not allowed to board a plane on Sunday due to not following “dress code policy for company benefit travel.” A traveller who witnessed the incident took to Twitter. The or... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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The Penticton Vees' season is on the line tonight in game seven of the interior division semi-final at the South Okanagan Events Centre. The Merritt Centennials forced a seventh game on Friday night with a 2-1 overtime win, pulling even in the series they once trailed 3 - 1. The Vees&rsq... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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Elton John celebrated his 70th birthday with a star studded party featuring Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, and Katy Perry. The Rocket Man hitmaker's milestone birthday was on Saturday and his friends and family put together a party at The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. The get together also helped ... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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There will be a provincial funding announcement at Kelowna International Airport Tuesday. Two local MLAs and Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran will be at event. The airport has been a bustling place and is on its way to a record-breaking year. The number of people travelling through the airport is... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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Crime Stoppers is asking the public's assistance in locating the following male who is wanted on a province-wide warrant as of March 27, 2017. Brian Harold Cecil Evans (DOB 1971-10-07) is wanted for one count of theft under $5000. Evans is described as a 45-year old Caucasian male, 5&r... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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Adele is "not sure" if she'll ever embark on another world tour, insisting it is not something she is "good at." The Hello singer wrapped the New Zealand leg of her tour on Saturday and during the show she gushed about the experiences she has had while out on the road, [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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Paramedics in the Vernon Monashee riding have surpassed their goal. They have been gathering signatures for a B.C.-wide petition calling on the provincial government to amend legislation to give paramedics the same collective bargaining rights as firefighters and police officers. Canvassers ha... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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Hockey Canada says it will make it mandatory that children getting their first introduction to the game play on reduced-size ice surfaces instead of full-sized rinks. The organization which governs amateur hockey has been recommending half-ice, or cross-ice, for its initiation programs for five a... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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Surveillance video from a Kelowna bank shows a strange item at the centre of a hazmat scare may have been accidentally left behind. The Dilworth Drive branch of the Bank of Montreal was closed off with police tape Sunday, as crews used thermal imaging and surveillance cameras in an attempt to [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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A First Nation on Vancouver Island has approved a proposed liquefied natural gas export facility on its traditional territories. Members of the Huu-ay-aht First Nation voted 70 per cent in favour of the development planned by Steelhead LNG at Sarita Bay, near Port Alberni. The First Nation say... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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An 85-year-old West Kelowna woman was killed in a head-on crash Saturday afternoon, on Highway 97 near Monte Lake, police confirm. Initial scene examination found the collision occurred on a curve when the elderly woman's Buick Century encroached onto the opposite lane and crashed into a GMC ... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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The partnership between Bunkyo Gakuin University (BGU) and TRU's psychology department continues to blossom. In mid-November 2016, Arts faculty members Sandra Vermeulen and Michael Woloszyn were invited to present their research to students and faculty members at BGU. This visit followed a lon... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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Carrie Fisher and her acting legend mother Debbie Reynolds were remembered with laughs, tears, pets and celebrities on Saturday at a public memorial in Los Angeles hosted by Todd Fisher. Three months after the tragic mother-daughter duo died within 24 hours of each other on December 27 and Decemb... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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A new federal report says northern cod stocks off eastern Newfoundland continue to grow 25 years after a sweeping moratorium, but warns they remain in the "critical zone." The Fisheries and Oceans Canada update concludes fishing should be kept to the lowest possible levels as a precauti... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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Thousands of people began evacuating low-lying areas of Australia's tropical northeast on Monday as a powerful cyclone bore down on the coast. Cyclone Debbie was expected to cross the Queensland state coast along a sparsely populated 100-kilometre stretch between the towns of Ayr and Bowen ea... [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
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