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Lake Country wins Open for Business Awards

District acknowledged for taking the pulse of the business community

Royal couple to visit Okanagan university

Prince William and Kate will make a stop at UBC Okanagan Sept. 27.

Stilwell takes 400m gold with record performance at Rio Paralympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – Michelle Stilwell, Paralympian and Parksville-Qualicum MLA sets Paralympic record in women's 400-metre T52.

Okanagan College professor walks the valley for student

So far, Tim Walters has raised almost $12,000 for Enderby's Gary Baker

Prince William and Kate to visit Okanagan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate, will be in B.C. in September,

GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday

Soccer foes faced off and triathletes endured to claim gold at the BC Summer Games in Abbotsford

We want your best photos

Your BC 'Best Shot' photo contest is now underway. Check out our top 3 photo tips. Entry deadline July 4th 2016

CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

RCMP: Thieves targetting homes under construction in Lake Country

Lake Country police urge residents and home-builders to be vigilant when it comes to crime

Officials say there is no crime spree in Oyama despite signs around community

Lake Country RCMP plus Coun. Dickie say Oyama is a safe place despite warning signs of increased break-ins

VIDEO: Escape from Fort McMurray firestorm, how you can help

Harrowing video emerging of the escape from Fort Mac wildfires, how you can contribute to help those left homeless

More than 30 Black Press newspapers named finalists in B.C. awards

Black Press journalists named in writing, photography and online categories.

Marketing bootcamp for business owners

Former journalist heads up presentation to small business owners and non-profit organizations on how to stand out from the competition.

New name for Canada’s largest Canadian-owned online classifieds company

Used.ca is headquartered in Victoria, BC and is a part of Black Press Community Media.

TIMELINE: Key moments of the federal election campaign

From the economy and debates to niqabs and protest songs, we recap the election issues and antics with this interactive timeline

Valley First donates $10,000 to food bank

Credit union's funding commitment to help continue Lake Country Food Bank programs.

BC Amateur Photographer contest a huge success

Seventy finalists competed at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow for a shot at the title of Amateur Photographer of the year

WILDFIRE WATCH: 282,000 hectares now burned is four times 10-year average

Fire updates from around B.C., with photos, interactive charts and updates from Twitter and Facebook

WILDFIRE WATCH: Be ‘very, very cautious’ in B.C. backcountry over Long Weekend

The BC Wildfire Service says there have been 1,342 wildfires since April 1, 2015, burning 276,000 hectares

Time to enter B.C.’s amateur photographer contest

The 3rd annual 'Your Best Shot' contest is open to amateur photographers. Sponsored by London Drugs, Abbotsford Airshow & Black Press