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  • Panel says Grassy Mountain coal mine in Alberta Rockies not in public interest

    A joint federal-provincial review has denied an application for an open-pit coal mine in Alberta's Rocky Mountains, saying its impacts on the environment and Indigenous rights aren't worth the economic benefits it would bring.
  • Federal agency: Nevada flower near mine should be protected

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — An extremely rare wildflower that grows only in Nevada’s high desert where an Australian mining company wants to dig for lithium should be protected under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.
  • Quebec's location and energy alternatives give it options if Line 5 closes: expert

    QUEBEC - While political and business leaders across the country scramble to avoid a shutdown of Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5 pipeline, Quebec could be spared the most serious consequences if the oil stops flowing.
  • US agency to look at bringing back bison on Montana refuge

    BILLINGS, Mont. - U.S. officials said they will consider in coming years whether to reintroduce wild bison to a million-acre (400,000-hectare) federal wildlife refuge in central Montana, a move that would be at odds with Republicans in the state who want to limit where bison can roam.
  • Native American lawmakers seek federal help on Montana bison

    BILLINGS, Mont. - Native American lawmakers in Montana on Tuesday called on the Biden administration to help craft a plan to reintroduce wild bison to the landscape in and around Glacier National Park and the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Biden plans temporary halt of oil activity in Arctic refuge

    JUNEAU, Alaska - President Joe Biden's administration announced plans Wednesday for a temporary moratorium on oil and gas leasing in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge after the Trump administration issued leases in a part of the refuge considered sacred by the Indigenous Gwich'in.
  • US approves oil, gas leasing plan for Alaska wildlife refuge

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Trump administration gave final approval Monday for a contentious oil and gas leasing plan on the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where critics worry about the industry's impact on polar bears, caribou and other wildlife.
  • Hibernia offshore oil production halted after apparent spill of drilling fluids

    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Production at the Hibernia offshore production platform 315 kilometres east of St. John’s, N.L., has been halted after an apparent spill of drilling and production fluids.
  • US agency to consider expanded drilling in Alaska reserve

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Trump administration will consider a new management plan and expanded oil drilling for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, an Indiana-size area that former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar characterized as an “iconic place on our Earth.”
  • N.S. utility destroys nest of migratory bird while clearing trees

    A Nova Scotia utility's destruction of a migratory bird nest while clearing trees is again raising questions about the precautions industry should take in the province's forests during nesting seasons.
This home on Lakeshore Road in Kelowna recently sold. It was listed for sale at almost $14 million.
UPDATE: This is the second most expensive home ever sold in the Okanagan
A home listed for sale for almost $14 million sold this spring in Kelowna. The listing agent’s office, Jane Hoffman Realty/Coldwell Banker, would not reveal what the property sold for but did confirm that it sold this spring and  
Warba potatoes are my favourite variety.
RECIPE: This Father's Day potato salad will become a tradition
Everyone seems to have at least one of the famous Whitewater Cooks  cookbooks in their collection. And for good reason, the recipes are amazing and they all work. This potato salad has become a family favourite, especially when we use

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