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If you see a large amount of smoke in the hills above Coldstream, there's no need to worry. Controlled slash burns are happening on the King Edward ridge, causing significant amounts of smoke. Residents in the area were on high alert Wednesday morning, spotting the smoke and raising concerns on [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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Two accused South Okanagan immigration fraudsters had their first appearance in Penticton court via their lawyers on Wednesday morning and will be back on Jan. 6, 2021 for particulars. Surinder Paul Singla, founder of Singla Brothers Holdings Ltd. in Penticton and Randhir (Randy) Toor are facing ch... [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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The cost to homeowners within the former SEKID and SOMID water utility will be going up in 2021 to fund the nearly $100 million water integration project. City council has approved an increase in the monthly project fee from $32 to $40. That could change again by the end of [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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Do-it-yourselfers might want to replicate Ray McCurrach's candy slide for this Halloween's festivities. The Port Coquitlam man created a treat tube out of two eight-foot-long pieces of PVC pipe and then painted the candy dispenser orange to provide a social-distanced way of handing out c... [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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WorkSafeBC and Saanich police are investigating after a workplace fatality. The death occurred during tree-pruning work in Oak Bay, Tuesday. A Tomahawk Tree Service vehicle was at the scene. "It appears to be an arborist company and one of their employees has been tragically killed," said ... [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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UPDATE: 10:20 a.m. The local BC Liberal candidates promise, if elected, they'll fast track the Parkcrest rebuild through the insurance claim process. "We should be standing in front of an active construction zone," Stone says. "Certainly, if a government was focused on ensuring t... [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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Three more Site C workers have tested positive for COVID-19, BC Hydro said Tuesday. Two others are isolating, and none of the cases originated at the site, BC Hydro says. "The first worker has not been to site since being exposed and testing positive. The second worker returned to work [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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A former Prince George high-school teacher and sports coach has pleaded guilty to a gross-indecency act in the 1980s. Court documents show Kim Randall Koehn was charged on April 17. BC Prosecution Service spokesperson Dan McLaughlin says the incident allegedly happened at or near Prince George on S... [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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Crime Stoppers is asking the public's assistance in locating the following male who is wanted on a province-wide warrant in effect as of October 21, 2020. Michael Andrew Ryan (DOB 1983-08-21) is wanted for three counts of trafficking a controlled substance, one count of fraud, two counts of a... [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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There is a significant police presence at a motel in Kamloops. Multiple RCMP cruisers are parked outside the Panorama Inn and Suites on Columbia Street. Police were not immediately able to comment but said a news release would be coming shortly. More to come...... [...]
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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