Your Feb. 13 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

An unattended candle sparked a fire that forced an infant and nine adults from their home early Tuesday morning.

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing patient from Vernon Jubilee Hospital.

Vernon Search and Rescue crews were called out to an ice rescue Monday. Some people skating on Kalamalka Lake just off Kal Beach fell through the ice.

The six-month countdown to Roots and Blues 2018 has begun and with that comes the announcement of four more acts that will be playing the festival at the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds.

For the first time, Professional Bull Riders Canada’s elite Monster Energy Tour will buck into Kelowna Saturday, July 7, at Prospera Place

The Weather forecast today for the Okanagan-Shuswap is calling for mainly cloudy conditions with periods of snow beginning late this afternoon. The high today is -2 C.

Tomorrow we’re looking at mainly cloudy conditions all day with a 40 per cent chance of flurries and a high of -1 C.

To report a typo, email:
newstips@pentictonwesternnews.com
.


@carmenweld
carmen.weld@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Air support grounded as fires fill the skies with smoke

Heavy smoke throughout the region thwarted efforts of BC Wildfire Saturday, as… Continue reading

IN PHOTOS: Hundreds undeterred by smoke for Kelowna’s Pride March

Activites will continue at Waterfront Park until 7 p.m. tonight

‘Beauty amongst such tragedy:’ B.C. photographer captures nature’s trifecta

David Luggi’s photo from a beach in Fraser Lake shows Shovel Lake wildfire, Big Dipper and an aurora

Key to the SOEC 2017 winner grateful for experience

Petersen discusses what it’s like to win a year of free concerts at the SOEC

‘Hard on water:’ Smoke not the only long-range effect of wildfires

The project began more than 10 years ago after southern Alberta’s 2003 Lost Creek fire

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights can be misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to march in Montreal’s Pride parade

Trudeau will end the day in his home riding of Papineau

Vancouver Whitecaps give up late goal in 2-2 draw with New York Red Bulls

Four of Vancouver’s next five games are at home

Roadside wildfire doused quickly

Peachland Fire Department contained fire before it could spread to trees

Trans Canada Highway opened again near Sicamous

Motor vehicle incident on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Malakwa closed road after 6 p.m.

West Kelowna wildfire evacuation alert rescinded

Alert rescinded Saturday for properties near four lakes within the Gottfriedsen Mountain wildfire

Most Read