Black Press Media Staff

Flash floods at Monte Lake June 28. (Jamie Swakum/ Facebook)

Community of Monte Lake hit by flash floods

Monte Lake was devastated by flames a year ago and is now contending with flood waters

Flash floods at Monte Lake June 28. (Jamie Swakum/ Facebook)
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)

Vancouver man arrested after throwing glass bottle at a baby in a stroller

Police are asking the family to come forward so they can advance the investigation

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck photo)
Vancouver firefighters responded to a fire at Value Village at 1820 East Hastings around 10 p.m. on Wednesday June 29. (Shane MacKichan photo)

VIDEO: Fire rips through East Vancouver Value Village

Around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, 50 firefighters responded to the blaze on East Hastings

Vancouver firefighters responded to a fire at Value Village at 1820 East Hastings around 10 p.m. on Wednesday June 29. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Crash on Highway 97. (Image: Trevor Steinhauer)

Collision on Highway 97 near Kelowna at same location as fatal motorbike crash

The crash was located near Old Vernon Road

Crash on Highway 97. (Image: Trevor Steinhauer)
Camper crash off Highway 97. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)

Camper van loses control, crosses 3 lanes of traffic, smashes into fence in Kelowna

The camper van smashed through the fence at Fraser RV off Highway 97

Camper crash off Highway 97. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)
Semi crashes in North Okanagan. (Facebook)

Tractor trailer crashes into Monte Lake off Highway 97

The incident happened sometime Monday afternoon

Semi crashes in North Okanagan. (Facebook)
Okanagan College is located at 1000 K. L. O. Road in Kelowna B.C. (Contributed)

3 new student housing projects to be built at Okanagan College campuses

Kelowna, Vernon and Salmon Arm to have new student housing spaces

Okanagan College is located at 1000 K. L. O. Road in Kelowna B.C. (Contributed)
Fire at recycling plant. (Brittany Webster/ Black Press Media)

Fire at Kelowna recycling plant

The minor fire sparked about 1:30 on Monday

Fire at recycling plant. (Brittany Webster/ Black Press Media)
A precautionary boil water notice has been issued Sunday, June 26, for customers of Mabel Lake Water. (Black Press: file photo)

Mabel Lake Water under precautionary boil notice

High turbidity levels prompt boil water notice Sunday, June 26

A precautionary boil water notice has been issued Sunday, June 26, for customers of Mabel Lake Water. (Black Press: file photo)
Environment Canada issued a heat warning on June 26 for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the North Coast. (File photo by Black Press News Services)

Rising temperatures trigger heat warning for several parts of B.C.

Daytime highs to hit low-to-mid 30s in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, North Coast

Environment Canada issued a heat warning on June 26 for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the North Coast. (File photo by Black Press News Services)
Emergency crews were on scene Saturday, June 25, to assist a man with serious head injuries on the High Rim Trail in Lake Country. The man was returning to his campsite when his ATV flipped and he was thrown from the vehicle. (Central Okanagan Search and Rescue photo)

Man suffers serious head injuries in Lake Country ATV incident

Man thrown from vehicle returning to campsite on High Rim Trail when ATV flipped

Emergency crews were on scene Saturday, June 25, to assist a man with serious head injuries on the High Rim Trail in Lake Country. The man was returning to his campsite when his ATV flipped and he was thrown from the vehicle. (Central Okanagan Search and Rescue photo)
AC units are becoming increasingly common in B.C. homes. (Photo by STEVE MAXWELL)

More British Columbians turning to AC units to escape summer heat

BC Hydro statistics show nearly 40 per cent of British Columbians have AC at home

AC units are becoming increasingly common in B.C. homes. (Photo by STEVE MAXWELL)
Crash on Highway 97 near Kelowna International Airport. (Jenny Smith/ Black Press Media)

UPDATE: Fatal crash involving motorbike closes Highway 97 near Kelowna airport

Traffic is backed up in both directions at Old Vernon Road

Crash on Highway 97 near Kelowna International Airport. (Jenny Smith/ Black Press Media)
The Rocky Mountaineer passenger train passes behind a home that remains standing in an area fenced off after last year's devastating wildfire, in Lytton, B.C., on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. The fire-ravaged community of Lytton, B.C., will get $77 million from the federal government to help it rebuild a fire-resistant and energy-efficient community. Two people were killed and much of the centre of the village was destroyed when wildfire ripped through the community almost a year ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. announces $21M for Lytton as one-year anniversary since tragic fire nears

Since Lytton was largely destroyed in June 2021, the province has provided $9.3 million

The Rocky Mountaineer passenger train passes behind a home that remains standing in an area fenced off after last year's devastating wildfire, in Lytton, B.C., on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. The fire-ravaged community of Lytton, B.C., will get $77 million from the federal government to help it rebuild a fire-resistant and energy-efficient community. Two people were killed and much of the centre of the village was destroyed when wildfire ripped through the community almost a year ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. man arrested, charged with manslaughter in Whistler stabbing

22-year-old Dedaar Jhooty is facing charges for the fatal stabbing of Henry Garcia Molina

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
(Jillian Zielinski)

UPDATE: Now extinguished, wildfire sparks near Merritt

The blaze is an estimated .01 hectares in size

(Jillian Zielinski)
Applications for B.C.’s $10-a-day child care program opened June 20. (Black Press Media file photo)

Applications open for $10-a-day child care as B.C. doubles number of spaces available

Spaces to expand from 6,500 to 12,500 by December, province says

Applications for B.C.’s $10-a-day child care program opened June 20. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. British Columbia’s police complaint commissioner has set off an investigation into the conduct of 19 officers from eight separate police departments.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver high school sent into lockdown over ‘prop’ axe for class project

Vancouver Police applauded the ‘quick thinking’ of students and staff who thought the threat was real

Police cars are seen parked outside Vancouver Police Department headquarters in Vancouver, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. British Columbia’s police complaint commissioner has set off an investigation into the conduct of 19 officers from eight separate police departments.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Mission Creek at KLO Road on June 15.

Flood Watch: Kelowna’s state of emergency day 3

Here is what we know today

Mission Creek at KLO Road on June 15.
Mission Creek on Tuesday morning (June 13, 2022). (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Kelowna Capital News)

FLOOD WATCH: Mission Creek levels drop

Mission Creek, Scotty Creek and Mill Creek focus for officials and flood mitigation efforts

Mission Creek on Tuesday morning (June 13, 2022). (Jacqueline Gelineau/ Kelowna Capital News)
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