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The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says a B.C. Supreme Court judge has convicted a man in the shooting death of Pritpal Singh in Surrey, B.C. Robert Tomljenovic was charged with second-degree murder and robbery with a firearm after Singh's death in April 2020. The homicide team says in a... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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A group of Kamloops-area mayors are calling out Interior Health for a perceived lack of respect and communication after a number of rural healthcare closures were announced this week. Thompson-Nicola Regional District directors voted to send a letter to Interior Health voicing a significant collecti... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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Kelowna RCMP took nearly twice as many impaired drivers off the road in December of last year as it did the previous year. Information released by the detachment Friday indicates 60 impaired drivers were taken off the road during the annual CounterAttack campaign, Dec. 1 to 29. The 2020 operation [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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Canada is doing all it can to stop people from risking their lives by crossing the border illegally, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. Trudeau was responding to the deaths of a family that tried to walk across the Manitoba-United States border in frigid conditions. "It is so tragic to [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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After years of asking for help from the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen to take over ownership of their water infrastructure, Twin Lakes residents were denied in their ask on Thursday. The Lower Nipit Improvement District (LNID), which manages the water levels in the upper and lower lakes... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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Vernon's biggest party of the year is just two weeks away. And tickets are going fast for the 62nd annual Vernon Winter Carnival. Carnival takes place Feb. 4-13, and the Vernon Winter Carnival Society has been working tirelessly to adapt and pivot with changing restrictions on events and gatheri... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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UPDATE: 11:40 a.m. B.C. is transitioning its approach to managing the COVID-19 pandemic, as the recent Omicron wave provides new challenges. During Friday's press conference, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said B.C. is finally seeing a decrease in new daily cases, along with a slight... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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Customers on the Duteau Creek water supply can drink up. Greater Vernon Water has rescinded precautionary water quality advisory that was issued Jan. 17. Flows at the Duteau Creek Water Treatment Plant and all levels of treatment have returned to normal. Bacterial testing results and disinfection (c... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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The neighbourhood just to the east of Capri Centre continues to be an area in transition. The single family neighbourhood situated between the shopping centre and Burtch Road to the east, and Harvey Avenue and Springfield Road to the south, is slowly moving toward higher density apartments. Property... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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With Parliament not scheduled to sit again until Jan. 31, I've been able to dedicate more of my time to work here in the riding connecting with you, and I have heard over and over again your concerns about housing costs. The Association of Interior Realtors recently reported the benchmark [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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Fire crews are warning residents to stay inside as they battle a large fire at an auto wrecking yard in Chase. Resident Robyn Hoffman, who lives above Highway 1, says the smoke is so thick it is obscuring what is going on below. However, she shared a message sent out [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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A development driver will pilot the number 31 Camaro as the newest team member of Avion Motorsports Inc, in the street stock class at the Penticton Speedway. Ellie Dunseith, 22, is from Penticton and has been racing in the street stock division since she was 16 in a car built [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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A development driver will pilot the number 31 Camaro as the newest team member of Avion Motorsports Inc, in the street stock class at the Penticton Speedway. Ellie Dunseith, 22, is from Penticton and has been racing in the street stock division since she was 16 in a car [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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“Saturday Night Live” comics Colin Jost and Pete Davidson have purchased a decommissioned Staten Island Ferry boat for $280,100 with plans to turn it into New York's hottest club. Jost and Davidson teamed up with comedy club owner Paul Italia on Wednesday's winning bid for the Jo... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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A tentative trial date has been set for several British Columbians facing civil charges from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission for an alleged fraud scheme involving over $1 billion in stock transactions. U.S. District Judge William G. Young of the District of Massachusetts is aimi... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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The village office in Ashcroft is closed until the middle of next week due to a positive COVID-19 exposure. The exposure means Monday's planned village council meeting has been cancelled. The office was closed effective Friday, according to the village. The Ashcroft village office is scheduled... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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As conservationists and researchers celebrate the announcement of new protections for five more glass sponge reefs in Howe Sound, several societies are also calling for more enforcement in the fragile habitat areas. Below the surface of Howe Sound lies an ancient and globally unique ecosystem previ... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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Guidance on the home management of COVID-19 symptoms and decisions about who should self-isolate and for how long could dominate today's pandemic update with British Columbia's health minister and top doctor. The news conference with Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer D... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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Gun and gang-related deaths in B.C. have slowed down due to co-ordinated police action, say senior provincial RCMP officers. According to RCMP Chief Supt. Ghalib Bhayani and Supt. Duncan Pound, many of the RCMP's 13 detachments and their five integrated teams and local police departments have be... [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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A 32-year-old man reported missing to Nanaimo RCMP on Tuesday has been found dead. The body of Ben Ricard was discovered by people walking on a beach just north of the city on Thursday, Nanaimo RCMP reported Friday. Foul play is not suspected. On Thursday, police asked the public for [...]
Fri, Jan 21, 2022
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