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  • Lakeshore Drive residents wake to cougar sighting

    PENTICTON - Residents in the area of 100 Lakeshore Drive may have witnessed an unusual sight this morning — a cougar lounging on park grass just east of the Peach Concession at approximately 7:30.
  • Nine salmonella victims in B.C. Interior contracted from live chicks

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - The Interior Health Authority is bearing the brunt of a B.C. salmonellosis outbreak connected to live poultry distributed from a hatchery in Alberta.
  • Laundry privatization decision expected this summer

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Hospital Employee Union members who filled the Interior Health Authority board meeting yesterday to show their concern about laundry service privatization got a polite but firm message from chairman Erwin Malzer.
  • Some Okanagan Falls residents will be dry on Thursday

    OKANAGAN FALLS - A few Okanagan Falls residents will find themselves without running water for a period of time Thursday.
  • Aboriginal health strategy hopes to improve care outcomes

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Tailoring healthcare for the 54,000 First Nations living within the Interior Health Authority will improve the quality of life and health outcomes and ultimately save money by reducing the need for services amongst a population that is overrepresented within the system.
  • B.C. firefighters heading to Alberta

    KAMLOOPS - Fire risk in B.C. has lowered over the last several days and as a result B.C. Wildfire is sending crews to Alberta, where the province is under a province-wide fire ban as several large wildfires burn out of control.
  • Naming opportunities come with large donations to hospital fund

    PENTICTON - The campaign for funds to equip Penticton Regional Hospital’s planned Patient Care Tower will now include an opportunity for major donors to leave a lasting legacy on the project.
  • Campapalooza campacacancelled

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN – A first-of-its kind event that gives parents a chance to get a taste of all the different summer camp options in one place has been cancelled.
  • More rain, thunderstorms in forecast for Okanagan

    OKANAGAN - Above normal temperatures are back, but they come with a chance of rain and thunderstorms over the next few days.

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