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Highway 97 re-opened between Coldstream and Lake Country

Dump truck and ambulance in the ditch off Birnie Road near Highway 97

Spring weather not ready to settle in just yet

Bouts of late winter weather are expected for most of the country through March.

Passenger thrown from truck

Police say a passenger had hung herself out of a Dodge Ram but was thrown from the vehicle and rushed to hospital with serious injuries

North Westside firefighter recognized

Nicolaas Cantryn, 18, is the 2016 recipient of the North Westside Fire Rescue Society scholarship.

Library branches experience steady growth

There was a 19 per cent increase in program attendance at Okanagan Regional Library

Public session targets invasive invaders

The Invasive Species Council of B.C. will hold a public session Thursday at Vernon's Okanagan College

Murder suspect faces additional charge

Man arrested in connection with Vancouver homicide and arrested in Vernon also charged with North Okanagan sexual assault.

Keep vehicles clear of snow

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP remind motorists after pulling over a vehicle on Highway 97 with hardly any snow cleared from windshield

Lake Country finances recognized

The 2015 annual financial report gets the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting

Wet conditions on roads, some routes closed

Water pooling on some highways while others closed because of mud slides and avalanche risk

Voter registration notices in the mail

Voter registration notices are being sent across B.C. starting Tuesday by Elections B.C.

UPDATE: Coquihalla fully reopens

A number of major routes are closed because of avalanche concerns, snow, freezing rain and multiple accidents.

Snow creates challenging driving conditions

Compact snow with slippery sections reported on most major routes

Lake Country theatre drawing crowds

Residents providing positive feedback about events at Creekside Theatre

Disease killing bats

Public asked to keep an eye out for bats infected by white nose syndrome

NDP reacts to workplace fatalities

There have been two workplace deaths — one in Lumby log yard and the other in Kelowna.

Alberta man wanted

RCMP: Joshua Saskiw has a warrant for trafficking in a controlled substance

OneWorld returns for fourth year

The fourth annual OneWorld festival is moving indoors, taking place on Feb. 25 at the Lakeside Resort from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

RCMP release name of Willowbrook murder victim

The 27-year-old Kelowna man whose body was found near Willowbrook on Jan. 17 has been identified

Witnesses sought in fatal accident

Incident occurred Monday night at Highway 97 near Crystal Waters Road