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Earlier this week, I made fruit crisp with plums. I have made Plum Torte for teatime (recipe link: https://happygourmand.wordpress.com/recipe-archives/plum-torte/ ). I have dehydrated approximately ten kilos of assorted plums from our trees. And I have hardly made a difference in what still hangs on... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Today's bug of the week is the very definition of creepy – and especially crawly, with its many legs. Tim DePlonty spotted a red centipede near his Lake Country home. “This guy was about four inches long... Bright red, and moved quite swiftly,” DePlonty said in an email. An int... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Castanet Kamloops is going to help you get to know the candidates running for mayor. On Saturday mornings, we will be posting a Q&A for mayoral candidates running in the Oct. 15 local general election. All candidates are asked the same questions, and their answers, submitted to Castanet by email... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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The City of Kamloops will be working in the near future to optimize stoplight timing on Hillside Drive. In a news release, the city said the work would take place this fall, as the last traffic signal optimization in the area took place in 2015. “Signal timing at five signalized [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Castanet News has distributed a questionnaire to each candidate running for local council in the South Okanagan. All candidates have been given the same questions, and answers have been edited for clarity and brevity when needed. Responses will be published daily in the weeks ahead. An interactive d... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Castanet News is interviewing each mayoral candidate running for local council in the South Okanagan-Similkameen. All candidates have been asked the same questions as their fellow riding candidates, and answers have been edited for clarity and brevity when needed. An interactive database of Okanagan... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Castanet News is interviewing each mayoral candidate running for local council in the South Okanagan-Similkameen. All candidates have been asked the same questions as their fellow riding candidates, and answers have been edited for clarity and brevity when needed. An interactive database of Okanaga... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Incumbent Vernon councillor Kari Gares says one of her greatest "fundamental concerns" is providing adequate and affordable housing. She says the current council has "worked exceptionally hard to deliver a roadmap to give future councils a template to follow and scorecard with which t... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Winter is coming. October is officially here, meaning highway drivers will need to put on their winter tires before travelling the mountain passes. “For winter driving it is important not only to have a winter tire, but also to make sure you have proper tread on those tires," explained Ja... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Upgrades to Kelowna's Mission Recreation Park over the next three years come with a price tag of more than $60 million. Nearly two-third of that, ($39.2M) is earmarked for an expansion to the Capital News Centre, including two more ice sheets and a multi-use facility, according to a master plan [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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A Kelowna woman out for a walk with her dog says she was attacked by an owl. "It was kind of shocking. It came at me twice," said Leslie Ferguson She was walking her small Yorkie, Nala, which is about eight pounds. Ferguson says she was cleaning up after her [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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WARNING: Some details in the following story are graphic and may be upsetting to readers. A homeless man who punched a Mountie in the face after he was caught masturbating while hiding in a bush near a home in downtown Lillooet has been ordered to spend the next 15 months [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Castanet Kamloops is going to help you get to know the candidates running for Kamloops school trustee seats over the next few weeks. Every morning starting today, we will be posting a Q&A from one of the candidates running for the board of education in the Oct. 15 local general [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Today's historic video is special for several reasons. Vernon-based historian and videographer Francois Arseneault has unearthed footage dating back to 1926 that captured a rare glimpse of an Indigenous community almost 100 years ago. “This is very early amateur footage as the first 16mm h... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Della Lyons was 19 years old and newly married when she and her husband first brought boarding school children into their home in the late 1970s. They had five teenage boys who would spend Monday to Friday with them while attending school. “Then it just snowballed from there, let's put [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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Ecstatic pup lovingly welcomes owner home.... [...]
Sat, Oct 01, 2022
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The Kelowna Rockets opened and closed the scoring...but in between it was all Prince George Cougars Friday night. The Cougars spotted the Rockets the game's opening goal, but roared back with six unanswered before the end of the second period in a convincing 6-3 victory over the visiting Rockets... [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2022
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Special teams proved to be the difference Friday as the West Kelowna Warriors kicked off their home schedule with a thrilling 7-4 win over the visiting Wenatchee Wild. The Warriors scored five times with the man advantage while holding the Wild off the scoresheet on their four opportunities, includi... [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2022
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An early prototype of Tesla Inc.'s proposed Optimus humanoid robot slowly and awkwardly walked onto a stage, turned, and waved to a cheering crowd at the company's artificial intelligence event Friday. But the basic tasks by the robot with exposed wires and electronics — as well as a l... [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2022
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