Richard Rolke

Andrew Wilkinson

Trades expansion proceeds at Vernon college campus

Construction of a $6.21 million trade training centre for Okanagan College’s Vernon campus was announced Monday.

Andrew Wilkinson
Okanagan Regional Library has branches from Golden to Princeton and Osoyoos.

Okanagan Regional Library gives the nod to 2017 budget

The 2017 financial plan includes a 1.98 per cent hike to the budget.

Okanagan Regional Library has branches from Golden to Princeton and Osoyoos.
The Regional District of Central Okanagan has received further information from the provincial government on North Westside governance.

North Westside governance study gains steam

Community Development Minister Peter Fassbender has provided information on the issue

The Regional District of Central Okanagan has received further information from the provincial government on North Westside governance.
Gail Given

Regional district defends handling of North Westside concerns

The North Westside Communities Association has wanted to present to the board

Gail Given
A power pole at Killiney beach Park has created a conflict between the North Westside Communities Association and the Regional District of Central Okanagan.

North Westside residents demand meeting with regional district

Communities association upset with the location of a power pole on beach

A power pole at Killiney beach Park has created a conflict between the North Westside Communities Association and the Regional District of Central Okanagan.
Wayne Carson

North Westside director slams provincial ministry

Wayne Carson upset with letter received from Peter Fassbender

Wayne Carson
New Democrat leader John Horgan speaks to his caucus at the Village Green Hotel Wednesday.

NDP reaching out to Okanagan

B.C.'s NDP leader insists British Columbians are ready for a change

New Democrat leader John Horgan speaks to his caucus at the Village Green Hotel Wednesday.
Peter Fassbender

North Westside process clarified

RDCO will receive a letter Monday from Community Development Minister Peter Fassbender

Peter Fassbender
Provincial funding will lead to some interior upgrades to the Fintry manor house.

Fintry manor house receives funding

The provincial government will pump $1,.5 million into the 1911 manor house at Fintry

Provincial funding will lead to some interior upgrades to the Fintry manor house.
The possibility of a North Westside governance review is creating friction at the Regional District of Central Okanagan.

Verbal dispute breaks out over North Westside

RDCO chairperson and directors exchange words at board meeting

The possibility of a North Westside governance review is creating friction at the Regional District of Central Okanagan.
The Okanagan Rail Trail as viewed from Coldstream.

Coldstream residents worried about accessing docks over rail trail

Owners of four lot strata have asked for a permit that can only be access from the trail

The Okanagan Rail Trail as viewed from Coldstream.
Carol Chalifoux takes part in the Sisters in Spirit vigil on the Okanagan Indian Reserve Tuesday.

First Nations members hang red dresses in missing, murdered women vigil near Lake Country

Members of the Okanagan Indian Band honour the memory of missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls at Tuesday event

Carol Chalifoux takes part in the Sisters in Spirit vigil on the Okanagan Indian Reserve Tuesday.
The Fintry Queen is still looking to find a permanent home

OKIB frustrated with abandoned boats: Fintry Queen now moored off its land

Okanagan Indian Band says problems with boats being moored near its land in Vernon escalating with arrival of Fintry Queen

The Fintry Queen is still looking to find a permanent home
The intersection of Highway 97 and Glenmore Road is up for discussion by local politicians at UBCM.

Lake Country intersection improvements not high on government priority list

Coun. Owen Dickie says the province is aware of concerns but any improvements far off

The intersection of Highway 97 and Glenmore Road is up for discussion by local politicians at UBCM.
Lake Country to adopt earlier start to school speed zones

Lake Country to adopt earlier start to school speed zones

With more activity at local schools, speed limits in school zones will begin to be enforced at 7:30 a.m. instead of 8

Lake Country to adopt earlier start to school speed zones
Actors Cierra Ramirez and Zack Peladeau rehearse a scene for Drink Slay Love while in Oyama.

Movie sinks teeth into area

Drink Slay Love, a TV movie about a teenage vampire, is being filmed in the North Okanagan

Actors Cierra Ramirez and Zack Peladeau rehearse a scene for Drink Slay Love while in Oyama.
Mary Jong checks out the vegetable display her family sets up every year at the Interior Provincial Exhibition in Armstrong.

Armstrong fair gets off to a strong start

A record-breaking Wednesday attendance of 18,327 took place at the Interior Provincial Exhibition

Mary Jong checks out the vegetable display her family sets up every year at the Interior Provincial Exhibition in Armstrong.
Water bombers soar over Okanagan Lake as they tackle a fire near Predator Ridge Saturday.

Predator Ridge fire mostly contained

The evacuation alert continues for 45 residences in the Sunset Properties area

Water bombers soar over Okanagan Lake as they tackle a fire near Predator Ridge Saturday.
Oyama Community hall upgrades coming with municipal grant

Oyama Community hall upgrades coming with municipal grant

Council decides to provide $7,500 for renovations to kitchen and bathroom

Oyama Community hall upgrades coming with municipal grant
Lake Country is closer to having a blasting bylaw with three readings of the new bylaw this week by Lake Country council.

Lake Country moves to enact blasting bylaw

Three readings of new bylaw on blasting lays foundation for rules around blasting for development

Lake Country is closer to having a blasting bylaw with three readings of the new bylaw this week by Lake Country council.