Richard Rolke

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.

Okanagan Regional Library gives the nod to 2017 budget

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

North Westside governance study gains steam

Community Development Minister Peter Fassbender has provided information on the issue

Regional district defends handling of North Westside concerns

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

North Westside residents demand meeting with regional district

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

North Westside director slams provincial ministry

Wayne Carson upset with letter received from Peter Fassbender

NDP reaching out to Okanagan

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

North Westside process clarified

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

Fintry manor house receives funding

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

Verbal dispute breaks out over North Westside

RDCO chairperson and directors exchange words at board meeting

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

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

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

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

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

Movie sinks teeth into area

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

Armstrong fair gets off to a strong start

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

Predator Ridge fire mostly contained

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

Oyama Community hall upgrades coming with municipal grant

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

Lake Country moves to enact blasting bylaw

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