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  • Coastal ski resort closures bad news for local hills

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN – With warm weather shutting down ski hills in the Lower Mainland and Washington state, hills in the Thompson-Okanagan are busier than they’ve been in ten years. But it’s not all good news.
  • Long-awaited Kamloops to Edmonton flight lands this weekend

    KAMLOOPS - Last April WestJet announced it would start offering a direct flight between Kamloops and Edmonton and after 10 long months, this weekend will finally mark the inaugural flight.
  • Kamloops clinic offers help for chronic pain

    KAMLOOPS – If you’ve wanted to use marijuana as a pain remedy but had difficulty finding a doctor to prescribe it to you, a new service in Kamloops might be the answer to your needs.

    Scott Bailey with the Realeaf Wellness Centre says the downtown clinic will start taking patients next week. Not to be confused with a dispensary, the location - with counsellors and a doctor on-site - will help patients get a prescription for marijuana if their pain requires it.
  • Man who beat dog at drive-thru window avoids jail

    KAMLOOPS - A Kamloops man who admitted to beating and choking his dog while picking up an order at a drive-thru has avoided jail, but won't be allowed to own a pet for two years.
  • UPDATE: Who has been tagging Sun Peaks?

    SUN PEAKS - The Sun Peaks community is trying to figure out who is damaging their village after more than two dozen signs, posts and electrical boxes were tagged since the beginning of February.
  • Trial delayed for B.C. man accused of fatal 2010 speedboat-houseboat crash

    KAMLOOPS - Concerns about a lack evidence disclosure have prompted a B.C. Supreme Court judge to delay the trial of a man accused in a fatal B.C. boat crash.
  • Interior Health seeks outside laundry service providers

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Interior Health is moving forward with a plan to privatize laundry service in the region.
THOMPSON: More frequent and powerful hurricanes isn't good news
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There's a number of high priced wineries on the market in the Okanagan, including Seven Stones Winery west of Osoyoos.
Want to buy an Okanagan winery? Better hurry
Interest is picking up in at least one of the half-dozen wineries and vineyards currently for sale in the Okanagan. That’s coming despite the fact that there is a small pool of buyers who are interested in a winery. “This
A vendor trims marijuana with scissors during the annual 4-20 cannabis culture celebration at Sunset Beach in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Canada’s financial intelligence agency says a wide range of businesses – from food wholesalers to electronics repair services – have been used to disguise the proceeds of illicit cannabis operations.
Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency
OTTAWA - Canada’s financial intelligence agency says a wide range of businesses — from food wholesalers to electronics repair services — are being used to disguise the proceeds of illicit cannabis operations. In a new oper
Housing affordability is worst ever in Kelowna and the rest of Canada
Rising interest rates combined with historically high housing prices have made home ownership in Canada the worst it has ever been. A report from RBC looked at all the costs of home ownership, not just the price of the home and carrying cha

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