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  • Proposed legislation will strip presumption of innocence: Defence lawyer

    KAMLOOPS – New legislation proposed by the B.C. Liberals this week throws out the presumption of innocence and instead presumes people accused of impaired driving are guilty until they prove otherwise, says a Vancouver defence lawyer specializing in impaired driving.

    Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act strengthen the government’s controversial Immediate Roadside Prohibition, which avoids the scrutiny of court and criminal sanction
  • Bears are waking up and looking for food in the North Okanagan

    VERNON - The Conservation Service is reminding the public to minimize attractants as bears come out of hibernation and start looking for food.
  • Vernon native named to WHL all-star team

    VERNON - It’s the end of the regular season in the Western Hockey League and while Vernon does not have a team in the league a local player has still cracked the all-star team.
  • Interior Target stores will be closed before Easter

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - By April 2 a total of 62 Target stores will be shut down, including those in Vernon, Kelowna and Kamloops.
  • Rail corridor in doubt as Okanagan Indian Band takes land claim to court

    VERNON - The Okanagan Indian Band is filing a notice of claim in B.C. Supreme Court, asserting aboriginal title to a portion of the discontinued CN rail corridor between Lake Country and Vernon.

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