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The Penticton Vees scored late in regulation against the run of the play to steal a 2-1 victory from the West Kelowna Warriors Wednesday in the first BCHL pre-season game for both teams. Tied 1-1 with less than five minutes to play, the Vees won an offensive zone faceoff and [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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Mackenzie residents are gathering for an afternoon rally Thursday, hoping political leaders invited to speak can offer hope to the troubled community north of Prince George. "We would like our logs to stop leaving the community, we would like our sawmills to be able to run and you know, the [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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An elderly Chilliwack woman missing since mid-July has been found dead, according to a social media group dedicated to finding her. CTV News reports a woman's body was found Tuesday in an area where 86-year-old Ethal Baranyk went missing. Police have not confirmed the remains belong to Barany... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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A self-employed masseur in Vancouver has been charged with sexual assault. The Vancouver Police Department says they started to investigate the man after a woman came forward with allegations that she had been assaulted by a masseur who visited her at home, CTV News reports. Officers arrested 33-y... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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The 16th annual Back to School Bash returns to Kelowna's Parkinson Rec Centre this Saturday. Between 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. families can gather for activities and games that are all free of cost. In addition, volunteers will be providing free haircuts, and giving away backpacks, hot dogs, candy... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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A new poll suggests a scathing ethics report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair hasn't so far hurt the Liberals' chances of re-election this fall — and it hasn't helped the Conservatives. Indeed, the Leger poll suggests the two parties were lo... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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Several dozen tents have remained in a park in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside following an eviction-notice deadline ordering as many as 200 people out of an encampment that began six months ago. The City of Vancouver says it will assess whether court action may be taken to enforce the order issue... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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Before the campaign trail, South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings is getting ready to the KVR trail. For the fourth year, Cannings will “Ride the Riding” during a seven-day bicycle trip across the vast region. The tour will use a combination of rail trails and highway starting ... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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Less than a year after he was preparing to end his life, Tyler Waddell has completed a 2,500-kilometre bike ride that began in Kelowna, all to raise awareness about mental health struggles. And he's just getting started. Over the past 45 days, the 35 year old has peddled from Kelowna [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has filed a civil claim against the three owners of a Faulder motocross track that they built and have continued to use without authorization. The Supreme Court claim, dated Aug. 19, lists Ricky Shawn Leitner, Lori Maxine Leitner and Brock Leitner as th... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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Two Port Alberni teens caught vandalizing the community's heritage railcars are trying to make amends for the damage they caused. "Hopefully it's a lesson learned,” Bill Walker of the Western Vancouver Island Industrial Heritage Society told CTV News. "You're responsi... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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A young Alberta man is facing charges after his second police chase in as many days involving the Revelstoke RCMP. Police received a report Sunday afternoon about a black 2000 Honda Civic used to conceal stolen property from a road construction site about 35 km east of Revelstoke. Around [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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The days are getting shorter and the temperature is starting to drop and that can only mean one thing – it's time to play hockey. The Vernon Vipers wrapped up their training camp today and new head coach Jason McKee is happy with what he saw. “These guys have worked [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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It's not surprising that tourist families find Waterfront Park a relaxing place to spend some time. In this case, a mother bear and her cub are the visitors, so the City of Kamloops has formally closed off a section of the city park for the safety of residents, and the [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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Believe it not, the last long weekend farmers' market of the summer is rapidly approaching. The Labour Day/Ready for School version of the Vernon Farmers Market is set to go at Kal Tire Place on Monday, Sept. 2. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Among the traditional assortment of [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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A psychiatric report has recommended the man accused of setting fire to the Osoyoos RCMP detachment in July be found not criminally responsible for his actions due to a mental disorder. Joseph Mcarthur-Pereira appeared in Penticton court Wednesday via video conference from custody at a mental healt... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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Autism has become so overdiagnosed that within five to 10 years there could be almost no difference between groups of people who have been diagnosed with the condition and those who haven't, a Montreal researcher warns following the publication of a new study. A new meta-analysis published Wedne... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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UPDATE: 3:50 p.m. West Vancouver police are investigating after a driver crashed through the ticket booth at the BC Ferries terminal in Horseshoe Bay Tuesday afternoon and later died. Const. Kevin Goodmurphy of the West Vancouver Police says the man, a Sunshine Coast resident, "was rushed to ho... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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If you smell smoke in the air in downtown Kelowna this weekend, have no fear. It's not wildfires you smell, but smoke from some of North America's top grillers. The fourth annual Interior Savings Sunrise Rotary RibFest is back to make your mouth water and satisfy your craving for meat. [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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Liam Hemsworth is seeking a divorce from Miley Cyrus after seven months of marriage. The 29-year-old Australian actor filed for the dissolution of his marriage to the 26-year-old American pop star in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday. Hemsworth, whose attorney Laura Wasser has been involved in... [...]
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
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