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Photo of worthless ‘fake’ ring. Image: RCMP

Kamloops RCMP warn ‘don’t buy jewelry on the street’

Kamloops RCMP are warning jewelry buyers to be aware of a scam.

Photo of worthless ‘fake’ ring. Image: RCMP
The famous Donna and the Dynamos perform in the Kelowna Actors Studio production of Mamma Mia at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Image: Kelowna Actors Studio

Mamma Mia had Kelowna dancing in the aisles

More than 9,000 people attended the 12 sold-out shows of Mamma Mia in Kelowna.

The famous Donna and the Dynamos perform in the Kelowna Actors Studio production of Mamma Mia at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Image: Kelowna Actors Studio
Howling Moon Craft Cider serving up cocktails at the 2018 Okanagan Fest of Fields. Image: Carmen Weld/Black Press

Smoke and wind doesn’t stop 10th-annual Feast of Fields

Despite destructive winds, stormy weather and heavy smoke the 10th-annual Okanagan Feast…

Howling Moon Craft Cider serving up cocktails at the 2018 Okanagan Fest of Fields. Image: Carmen Weld/Black Press
An Osoyoos woman had a scare when a knife-wielding woman rang her doorbell and asked to see her baby. Contributed photo

Woman charged after allegedly threatening Osoyoos woman and newborn

Suspected home invader making first court appearance

An Osoyoos woman had a scare when a knife-wielding woman rang her doorbell and asked to see her baby. Contributed photo
Riders charge at the RCMP Musical Ride in Kelowna on Aug. 8, 2018. Photo: Carmen Weld/Black Press

RCMP Musical Ride delights Kelowna crowd

After a 13 year break, the RCMP Musical Ride took over Prospera Place on Thursday.

Riders charge at the RCMP Musical Ride in Kelowna on Aug. 8, 2018. Photo: Carmen Weld/Black Press
Update: Knife-wielding intruder allegedly threatens B.C. woman and newborn

Update: Knife-wielding intruder allegedly threatens B.C. woman and newborn

Osoyoos RCMP are currently looking for the woman they have identifies from security footage.

Update: Knife-wielding intruder allegedly threatens B.C. woman and newborn
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Temperature records broken Wednesday, even hotter conditions today in B.C.

While today is set to be the hottest day this week, yesterday’s scorching temperatures broke several records.

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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks at a press conference in Vancouver, B.C. on Monday, August 6, 2018 as MP Randy Boissonnault looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jimmy Jeong

Canada still seeking clarity from Saudi Arabia on diplomatic dispute

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia suspended diplomatic ties with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador.

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks at a press conference in Vancouver, B.C. on Monday, August 6, 2018 as MP Randy Boissonnault looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jimmy Jeong
No B.C. region left untouched with 462 wildfires burning

No B.C. region left untouched with 462 wildfires burning

More wildfires have started in 2018 than 2017, but those fires have burned far less hectares.

No B.C. region left untouched with 462 wildfires burning
Members of the Penticton Indian Band fire department and Penticton Fire Department put out a grassfire on Friday afternoon. Kristi Patton/Western News

Man arrested after grassfire lit on Penticton Indian Band land

A man who initially evaded police has been identified as Matthew Glada and was taken into custody.

Members of the Penticton Indian Band fire department and Penticton Fire Department put out a grassfire on Friday afternoon. Kristi Patton/Western News
Update: Crews mop-up Placer Mountain fire, still 90 per cent contained

Update: Crews mop-up Placer Mountain fire, still 90 per cent contained

Crews have made significant progress on this fire and will patrol and mop-up today.

Update: Crews mop-up Placer Mountain fire, still 90 per cent contained
Update: 27 structures lost in ‘volatile’ northern B.C. wildfire

Update: 27 structures lost in ‘volatile’ northern B.C. wildfire

“We are continuing to see very volatile and aggressive fire behaviour on this fire,” says BC Wildfire Service.

Update: 27 structures lost in ‘volatile’ northern B.C. wildfire
Happy B.C. Day weekend: Check out what’s happening

Happy B.C. Day weekend: Check out what’s happening

Follow Social Squad member Matthew Abrey to find out what’s happening this weekend

Happy B.C. Day weekend: Check out what’s happening
Rain a welcome sight, but thunderstorms to come

Rain a welcome sight, but thunderstorms to come

Environment Canada is optimistic about this weekend’s cooler weather.

Rain a welcome sight, but thunderstorms to come
Kamloops search and rescue and RCMP on scene at the Valleyview boat launch on Monday, July 30. Photograph By MICHAEL POTESTIO/KTW

Kamloops RCMP unable to find body of missing jet ski driver

Kamloops RCMP have closed a section of the South Thompson River several times this week in attempt to locate his body.

Kamloops search and rescue and RCMP on scene at the Valleyview boat launch on Monday, July 30. Photograph By MICHAEL POTESTIO/KTW
A picture of the Goode Creek wildfire south of Kelowna, B.C. on Aug. 1, 2018. Image contributed by Nicole Hemeon Photography.

Global infernos create firefighter shortage

Wildfire resources are being put to the test around the world as fires burn out of control.

A picture of the Goode Creek wildfire south of Kelowna, B.C. on Aug. 1, 2018. Image contributed by Nicole Hemeon Photography.
Nearly 100 firefighters battle Placer Mountain fire

Nearly 100 firefighters battle Placer Mountain fire

BC Wildfire Service continues to work to get blaze under control

Nearly 100 firefighters battle Placer Mountain fire
Breaking: Snowy Mountain wildfire jumps Similkameen River

Breaking: Snowy Mountain wildfire jumps Similkameen River

The Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos continues to rage out of control

Breaking: Snowy Mountain wildfire jumps Similkameen River
A photo taken around 5 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 2 of the Snowy Mountain Fire from a home on Newton Road in Cawston. (Patti Hillman photo)

Update: Five homes evacuated due to increased activity at Snowy Mountain wildfire

The Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos continues to rage out of control

A photo taken around 5 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 2 of the Snowy Mountain Fire from a home on Newton Road in Cawston. (Patti Hillman photo)
Update: RCMP successfully remove man from Kamloops Denny’s

Update: RCMP successfully remove man from Kamloops Denny’s

Kamloops Mounties close 500-block of Columbia Street; person barricaded in business.

Update: RCMP successfully remove man from Kamloops Denny’s