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BC Government proclaims “Cowboy Heritage Week” March 8 to15

"The history of the cowboy and his way of life needs to be told": MLA Donna Barnett

Olivia, Liam top lists of new baby names in B.C.

Also popular were Emma, Sophia, Emily and Ava for girls, and Mason, Ethan, Lucas and Benjamin for boys (With interactive charts)

#UsedHelps: Connecting Business with Canadian Charities

It's a first for Canadian buy and sell websites, where sellers can donate the proceeds of their sales directly to national, local charities.

TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada

From the FLQ and the War Measures Act to Al-Qaeda-inspired plotters, Canada has seen terrorism before. Interactive timeline.

Amateur photographer contest winners announced

Steve Dutt has been named the Next Generation Amateur Photographer of the Year

Teachers strike mediation hopes rise as Ready talks to BCTF, province

Negotiators for both sides in bitter strike expected to meet as early as today

Vote for the People’s Choice ‘Best Photo’

Voting for the Next Generation People's Choice photo contest is open until Sept. 7 at midnight

Your Best Shot finalists chosen

More than 2,100 entries received for the second annual contest

B.C.’s Elders Gathering in Penticton unique in Canada

More than 3,500 people attended the 38th annual Elders Gathering in Penticton July 7 to 9.

Provincial exams will go ahead despite teachers’ job action

LRB ruling said possible picket lines by teachers can't interfere with exams for Grades 10,11 and 12 students.

Arson fire under investigation in Lake Country

On April 4 at about 12:42 a.m., officials responded to a report of a structure fire in the 11000 block of Lang Court.

Lake Country MLA returns as agriculture minister

Norm Letnick was in the portfolio from September 2012 to June 2013

Slide risk closes major route in Lake Country

Traffic has now been restored in both directions on Highway 97

 Study gauges Pulse of southern B.C. communities

Fill out the online survey and become eligible for one of three $1,000 cash prizes.

Lake Country pilot killed in float plane crash

Provincial coroner releases names of three victims in flying accident at Potts Lagoon on West Cracroft Island.

Couple riding ATV near Oyama Lake found dead

A man and a woman, both 30, had gone for a ride on a quad to the Oyama Lake Road lookout Thursday

New money announced to help wetlands areas in the Okanagan

Jack Seaton Park in Lake Country could benefit from several different funding announcements

Lake Country Art Gallery to host wildfire exhibit

On the 10th anniversary of the Okanagan Mountain Park Fire, the art gallery set to kick off harrowing exhibit.

Oyama Hall to host open air performances Saturday night

Several performers to play for free at the Oyama Community Hall

Wood Lake drowning victim identified

Forty-two-year-old man found in a depth of 16 feet of water