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Bracing for wind as Okanagan Lake level continues to rise

Provincial authorities warn high lake level likely to last until mid-summer.

Preparing for next flood wave

High lake levels a likely worry well into summer

Creating creative spaces in Kelowna

The annual Creative Spaces Summit is back and featuring feedback from local artists

Police find robbery suspect

A 43-year-old West Kelowna man faces potential charges

Water worries ease up

Creative reprieve for Oyama Creek water intake system

One in three Canadian high school students have rode with drinking drivers, study reveals

Nearly one in five rode with a driver who’d been smoking pot

The SS Sicamous is floating
  • 3 hours ago


Carp swim onto grass in Penticton
  • 1 hour ago


A bird's eye view of Salmon Arm
  • 14 mins ago


Walk for missing women
  • 44 mins ago


BCEHS reminds parents of window safety

Emergency officials release these tips to make windows safe through the summer

  • May 23rd, 2017

Scam warning issued

With tax returns come suspicious calls from “Canada Revenue Agency”

Wind worries as Okanagan lake continues to rise

Wind could create more flooding issues

Walking for missing women

Event to raise awareness, support in finding answers.

Social enterprises the focus of workshop at OC

SoFun workshop set for Thursday at Okanagan College

  • May 22nd, 2017

Flood watch a proactive approach

Rising waters not affecting long weekend in Penticton

Okanagan Lake expected to rise for three more weeks

Lake level nearing its expected 2017 peak and close to 1990 levels with no end to rise in site

Landslide forces North Westside evacuation

No one was injured; Geotechnical evaluations underway in Kelowna area landslide

Easter Seals Camp Winfield finds support

Supported by Chevron Canada, campers at Camp Winfield is a fully accessible camp

  • May 21st, 2017

Officials provide warnings for long weekend

Boating on Central Okanagan lakes is not recommended due to safety and wave action concern

By-election in Lake Country

Three candidates in Carr’s Landing; Oyama candidate wins by acclamation.

Safe Boating Week kicks off amid flood worries on Okanagan Lake

West Kelowna not opening boat launches for the long weekend and a warning about debris in the lake.

Launches may close on short notice

Boating not recommended due to high water and debris

  • May 19th, 2017

Celebrating spring

May Days starts today and will continue through the weekend