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  • FLOOD WATCH 2017: City continues to monitor water levels on creeks and lakes in Vernon

    VERNON - City of Vernon crews continue to monitor water levels on local creeks and lakes.
  • Penticton couple add to PRH support

    Nick and Trudy Krabbendam are already generous supporters of Penticton Regional Hospital, having made a $30,000 donation in 2015.
  • Ancient genetic markers in sockeye salmon can help manage healthier fish stocks

    A recent study from UBC’s Okanagan campus identifies new genetic markers in sockeye salmon that can help improve management of fish populations.
  • Canada's first car bike port bicycle parking comes to Kamloops

    Kamloops, BC – This week, the first two car bike ports in Canada were installed in Kamloops - one on the south shore of the city (300 block of Lansdowne Street) and one on the north shore (400 block of Tranquille Road).
  • Fantastic beasts and where you might find them at YLW

    Myron Campbell: Ghosts of Robert Lake
    May 8 to November 6, 2017

    May 24, 2017 – Kelowna, BC: A duck, a blackbird, an avocet, a coyote, and even a gryphon were spotted recently at YLW – what makes it even more interesting is that they were seen inside the airport terminal.

    True, these weren’t actual animals – they are the creation of Kelowna-based artist Myron Campbell
  • Kamloops RCMP members on Alexa’s Team honoured

    On May 10th, 2017 four Kamloops RCMP police officers and a Southeast District Traffic Services officer were named to the 2016 Alexa Team.
  • Youth projects get a boost from COFFY and GenNext Kelowna

    Central Okanagan Foundation for Youth (COFFY) and United Way’s GenNext partnered again this year to offer Youth Initiative Grants for up to $2,000. This year, the two groups contributed $7,725 to Central and South Okanagan for 5 youth led projects
  • See The Big Picture at the Kelowna Art Gallery

    The Big Picture
    April 29 to June 25, 201

    May 23, 2017 – Kelowna, BC: What is it about big things that fascinate us so much? For example, Duncan, BC boasts the world’s largest hockey stick and puck, Wawa, ON has bragging rights for its gigantic Canada Goose, and Sydney, NS has its Big Fiddle – drawing thousands each year who flock to see these massive monuments
  • Vancouver trio playing Vernon in support of Okanagan Rail Trail

    Vancouver’s Lion Bear Fox are coming again to Vernon at an outdoor concert in support of the Okanagan Rail Trail.
  • Westside Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant treated effluent bypass

    WEST KELOWNA - Rising water levels in Okanagan Lake are having an impact on the Westside Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant.

    The plant, which treats approximately 10,000,000 litres of wastewater every day from West Kelowna, Peachland and the Westbank First Nation reserves #9 and #10 has seen an increase in its flows during the recent period of flooding and heavy rainfall

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