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Centre of Gravity is back in town for it's 10th birthday this weekend. Almost 300 people are involved with the set up of the festival which went underway Wednesday and will last until Friday with finishing touches. “It's surprising how many different groups are involved with ... [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
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A series of drug-related shootings in the Vernon area last year bumped up violent crime statistics for the city. Recently released Statistics Canada data shows violent and non-violent crime increased in Vernon in 2016. The annual crime severity index measures the volume and severity of individ... [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
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A South Okanagan guide outfitter is facing several poaching charges as a result of a “lengthy investigation” by the Conservation Officer Service of B.C. James Wiens, the owner/operator of Vaseux Creek Outfitters, specializes guiding hunters to big game including wolves, black bear, co... [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
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Penticton Peach Festival is quickly approaching and now is the time to put together a video for a chance to win cash prizes. The third annual 2017 Reel Peach Fest film festival is Wednesday Aug. 9 to 13 each night at the Penticton Peach Festival. One to three minutes films, made [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
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Ultra triathlete Shanda Hill of Vernon is taking on her toughest challenge yet. Hill is heading for Buchs, Switzerland for the Deca Ultratriathlon Continuous – a race that is the equivalent of 10 normal triathlons. Covering a total distance of 2,260 kilometres, the athletes have 345 hour... [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
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News reporting while there is a helicopter behind is not the brightest of ideas.... [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
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Earth is billions of years old already. If we consider it possible that humanity or our descendants will survive for another billion years, then what could we reasonably expect to happen during that time frame? Watch to find out!... [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
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A section of Highway 97 is closed after a collision involving a pick-up truck and motorcycle. Paramedics and firefighters arrived on scene at Elk Road and Highway 97 at about 9:15 p.m. It is not clear what caused the collision to occur but at least one person was transported to hospital. No... [...]
Wed, Jul 26, 2017
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Grab a blanket, a spot on the beach and enjoy British Columbia's largest live event. The Honda Celebration of Light returns to Vancouver Saturday, continuing Aug. 2 and 5 at English Bay. The three-night festival of fireworks kicks off at 10 p.m. each night from barges in the bay. Teams t... [...]
Wed, Jul 26, 2017
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A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson's estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from "Billie Jean," ''Thriller" and more of the superstar's biggest hits. The award from a Los Angeles Superior Court jury fell short of the $30 m... [...]
Wed, Jul 26, 2017
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