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  1. John Horgan and the BC NDP will move ahead with the controversial Site C hydroelectric dam. In a news conference this morning, Horgan said his government felt it had to move forward with the massive project, because it has now gone past the point of no return. “Although Site C is not the...
  2. A Penticton brewery is hosting events Tuesday and Wednesday to raise money for the OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre. The OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre is a pediatric and youth therapy centre, focusing on assessment, education and individualized rehabilitation treatment of develop...
  3. There should be plenty of election signs up during Vernon's municipal election next year. In a 4-2 decision Monday, city council approved a motion put forward by Coun. Brian Quiring to allow signs on public property as well as on private land, if the owner has given permission. In the past...
  4. Castanet is receiving reports of an incident involving two vehicles in Penticton Monday evening. The crash occurred near Cherry Lane Mall on the corner of Warren Ave. and Atkinson St., just after 5 p.m. No one appeared to suffer from any injuries, according to a bystander. It is unknown if...
  5. The Okanagan Skaha School District is being sued by a woman seeking damages for a fall she took on a sidewalk lip this summer. Alma Potter already filed a notice of civil claim against the District of Summerland in September, but filed a new claim Monday in B.C. Supreme Court also naming the loca...
  6. The community has come together to raise over $3,000 just a day after a Kelowna therapy farm was robbed. Heather Henderson, founder of Arion Therapeatuic Farm was getting ready for their annual holiday fundraiser on Sunday, when she found the lock on their office door had been pried open. Abou...
  7. According to Environment Canada the Okanagan could be getting a white Christmas. The good news is the snow won't hit until Friday and there won't be much of it. "It's not going to be a major snowstorm. It may be two to four centimetres, but hopefully that will get us back on...
  8. The Liberals have jumped into an early, commanding lead in a safe seat in Newfoundland and Labrador, one of four ridings in which federal byelections are being held tonight. With just five of 261 polls reporting, Liberal contender Churence Rogers has captured 61 per cent of the vote in Bonavista-...
  9. The Kamloops RCMP is announcing charges in connection to a drug trafficking investigation targeting the Red Scorpions gang. Police say the charges are a result of multiple operations undertaken by RCMP between October 2016 and March 2017. On Dec. 1, 2016 a vehicle stopped in Merritt was found...
  10. A six-year-old boy has been commended for his quick response when his diabetic mother collapsed in their Edmonton home earlier this year. Ronan Male squirted a juice box into his mom's mouth after she woke with low blood sugar and fell out of bed on May 10. The two were alone because Ronan...