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  1. A suspect was arrested over the weekend following an armed robbery Friday at a business in the 200-block of Victoria Street, police say. Kamloops Mounties were called to the downtown business, which has not been named, just before 5:30 p.m. RCMP Const. Crystal Evelyn said the report indicated...
  2. UPDATE: 12:50 p.m. The superintendent of School District 22 confirms five schools were hit overnight by anti-mask graffiti. All are elementary schools. Those schools are Ellison Elementary in Vernon, Kidston and Coldstream schools in Coldstream, Lavington Elementary, and J.W. Inglis in Lum...
  3. Penticton's general manager of finance and administration is stepping down from his role with the city government to pursue another opportunity. Jim Bauer started as CFO in 2016, transitioning to the general manager role more recently. He helped steer the city's asset and amenity managem...
  4. The B.C. government today announced increased stringencies in carbon taxes, low carbon fuel standards and other key climate change policies in its CleanBC plan – measures that will increase the cost of gasoline and natural gas for home heating in B.C. Premier John Horgan and BC Environment...
  5. It’s baaaack! After a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the HorrorFest film festival is making its return to Kelowna, starting tonight. The Okanagan Society of Independent Filmmakers has resurrected the celebration of the horror genre, with a twist this year. The festival is avai...
  6. The world's wealthiest countries didn't meet a decade-old goal to provide the developing world with US$100 billion in climate aid by 2020 and won't actually get there for another two years, a new analysis showed Monday. The news is expected to cast a pall over next week's United N...
  7. Gov. Gen. Mary May Simon received the symbolic first poppy Monday as the Royal Canadian Legion launched this year’s annual national fundraising campaign for veterans ahead of Remembrance Day. May Simon accepted the poppy from Legion dominion president Bruce Julian during a ceremony at Ridea...
  8. Fires burning between Enderby and Salmon Arm are controlled burns, the Ranchero-Deep Creek Fire Department advises. Several burn piles were visible from Highway 97B Sunday evening. "There will be a significant amount of smoke and fire in our area because of the many burn piles that are be...
  9. The following individuals were wanted by Kamloops RCMP as of the time of publication. Alfred Chouinard Kaitlin Johnson Dakota McNabb...
  10. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is developing policy to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees and elected officials. The CSRD board has directed staff to bring the mandatory vaccination policy forward for review at its November 18 meeting. “Health officials and scientist...