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Kelowna, BC, Canada

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Head-on crash closes Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke, B.C.

The highway is closed in both directions, though DriveBC is reporting an estimated reopening time of 2 p.m. → Read More

Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for Trans-Canada Highway near Revelstoke

The national weather service says 15 to 25 centimetres of snow are possible by Friday afternoon. → Read More

Rock slide closes Highway 93 near Fairmont Hot Springs

DriveBC is reporting that the closure is just south of Fairmont Hot Springs, and that traffic in both directions is being affected. → Read More

Pair that allegedly shot at police face attempted murder charges

Police allege that shots were fired from the suspect vehicle on Tuesday after it failed to stop for officers. → Read More

B.C. IIO report: No excessive force used in Salmon Arm roof incident

The BC Independent Investigations Office says it is not recommending charges after investigating an incident where police used water to knock a man off a roof in Salmon Arm. → Read More

Trans-Canada Highway near Revelstoke undergoing avalanche control work

The Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke is undergoing avalanche control work on Wednesday. Delays are expected to last until 4 p.m. → Read More

Environment Canada issues winter storm warning for Shuswap, Arrow Lakes, Columbia regions

In addition to the winter storm warning, a snowfall warning also issued for other southeastern regions. → Read More

UPDATE: Police say shots allegedly fired in Highway 97 closure

Located on a straight stretch of Highway 97, the small community of Westwold is located between Monte Lake and Falkland. → Read More

With cold temperatures arriving, Okanagan wineries eyeing ice wine harvest

Temperatures are expected to be cold enough this week for the region’s annual ice wine harvest. → Read More

Collision near Chase, B.C., closes Trans-Canada Highway in both directions

Assessments are in progress, say DriveBC and AIMRoads, and that there is no estimated time of reopening. → Read More

Kelowna to host Tim Hortons Brier in 2021

The 2021 tournament will take place at Prospera Place, home of the WHL’s Kelowna Rockets. → Read More

B.C. lumber crisis: MLA calling for ‘political innuendo to be put aside’

Kelowna-West MLA Ben Stewart says the province needs to "find solutions that are going to help forestry families and workers.” → Read More

Indefinite shutdown at Kelowna lumber mill to become permanent: Tolko Industries

Tolko said the decision came after a thorough examination of all contributing factors. including log costs, market conditions and cumulative policy burden. → Read More

RCMP in B.C.’s Southern Interior on lookout for police-dodging counterfeit money suspects

RCMP allege the suspects were involved in trying to pass on counterfeit money and two hit-and-runs, one involving a police vehicle. → Read More

UPDATE: Kelowna RCMP say home-made pipe bomb found in car

The field is located along Springfield Road, between Cooper Road and Spall Road. → Read More

Blisters, chlorine burns and not much sleep: B.C. woman completes month-long ultra-triathlon

“When I was told about the magnitude of the support (I was receiving), I just cried, I couldn’t believe it.” → Read More

Salmon Arm to unveil ‘largest treble clef in the world’ on Saturday

“This unique piece of art will act as a magnet, pulling people into our city,” said Salmon Arm Mayor Alan Harrison. → Read More

Search underway for missing man, woman in southeast B.C. backcountry

RCMP say Damon Brodeur and Catherine Gibbons were last heard from on Oct. 24, and are believed to be in the Columbia Valley area. → Read More

Grand Forks announces new campaign, buyout option, for flood victims

Mayor says city heard property owners “loud and clear” when told that home buyouts would be based on post-flood values, not pre-flood. → Read More

B.C. RCMP issue last-minute Halloween safety reminders, tips

Police are urging motorists to be extra cautious as local roads and streets will be busy on Oct. 31 with trick-or-treaters. → Read More