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These blues won't make you sad. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID restrictions, the Salmon Arm Folk Music Society is ready to open the gates at 5 p.m. today for the return of ROOTSandBLUES. The popular event will feature the sounds of Tom Cochrane, Jann Arden, Antibalas, Ruthie Foster [...]
Fri, Aug 19, 2022
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The beautiful birds are back in town. Vernon's Allan Brooks Nature Centre welcomes the return of The Raptors Aug. 25 to Sept. 1. This year, The Raptors showcase will include a Peregrine falcon, turkey vulture, red tail (or Harris) hawk, a spectacled owl and an American kestrel. “Having the... [...]
Fri, Aug 19, 2022
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Watch as this funny little pup lays in the frog dog position while eating lunch. Too funny!... [...]
Fri, Aug 19, 2022
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Allen Campbell runs guided fly-fishing trips in western Michigan. He also makes small batches of flies for clients. The fly is the bait you use for fly-fishing. Traditional flies are made to imitate the movement of insects that land on water and are eaten by fish. Allen specializes in deer-hair [...]
Fri, Aug 19, 2022
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There was a large police presence in Kelowna's downtown core Thursday night. While it's not clear exactly what occurred, at least eight RCMP cruisers and an ambulance were near the Queensway traffic circle and in the nearby parking lot before 10 p.m., with their lights flashing. Most of the ... [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
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Two planes collided in Northern California while trying to land at a local airport Thursday and at least two of the three occupants were killed, officials said Thursday. The collision occurred at Watsonville Municipal Airport shortly before 3 p.m., according to a tweet from the city of Watsonville. ... [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
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UPDATE 9 p.m. The highway has now reopened in both directions. ORIGINAL 4:15 p.m. Highway 97 is closed in both directions between Monte Lake and Falkland due to downed power lines. DriveBC indicates the closure is between Buff Frontage Rd. and Paxton Valley Rd. for 8.6 km, approximately 19 [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
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The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said her country will never accept South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol's “foolish” offer of economic benefits in exchange for denuclearization steps, accusing Seoul of recycling proposals Pyongyang already rejected. In a commentary publi... [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
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Creem, which billed itself as “America's only rock ‘n' roll magazine” during two decades of existence that ended in 1989, is being revived next month. The return is a remarkable story of persistence by J.J. Kramer, who was bequeathed the magazine at age 4 upon the death o... [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
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A sad sight on the Kelowna shoreline. A dead raptor, which appears to be an osprey, washed up on the shore near the downtown Marina Thursday morning. A local artist tells Castanet he was walking the shoreline when he made the discovery. “I was just walking along the waterfront looking [...]
Thu, Aug 18, 2022
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