Okanagan

Okanagan firefighters fight fire with fire in Summerland-Peachland area

In an effort to tilt the table in their favour, Okanagan firefighters on Sunday merged two fires into one between Summerland and Peachland.<p>Using a …

Forests

Stolen car rams two police cruisers, stopped by spike belt: RCMP

Two police cruisers were rammed by a stolen vehicle in Peachland, and a spike belt needed to be deployed to stop the driver, according to RCMP.<p>RCMP …

Law Enforcement

Model: Dodge Ram 50, 1989 Location: Penticton, BC Photo: Tristan Kimmerle, 35mm film

Home is where you park it. A collection of livable vehicles curated by Foster Huntington.<p>2 years ago / 194 notes / reblogModel: Dodge Ram 50, …

Penticton

Camping on rooftop: Kelowna firefighters raising funds for youth

A campout on the rooftop of the Kelowna Yacht Club in the hot Okanagan sun for an entire weekend is an experience many would pass up. Nonetheless, …

Canadian News

Downtown Kelowna comes alive with biggest block party in the Okanagan

Almost 20,000 people are expected to flock to the streets of downtown Kelowna for the 29th annual Downtown Kelowna Block Party.<p>The event showcases …

Western Canada

Danger remains high as 123 fires burn across B.C.

The fire danger rating remains "high" for most of the southern half of B.C., as 123 known fires continue to burn across the province.<p>Forty-one of …

Canadian News

Okanagan wildfires have potential to become firestorms, says UBC expert - Trail Daily Times

A UBC wildfire expert says Okanagan wildfires have the potential to become massive firestorms because of the amount of dry fuels available.<p>David …

Wildfires

Oh deer: The surprising source of many of B.C.'s aggressive wildlife reports

When most people think about wildlife they wouldn't want to encounter on a walk, carnivores such as bears, cougars and wolves spring immediately to …

Wildlife

Ledingham McAllister project builds on terrific Kelowna location

The phrase that “to everything there is a season” seems particularly applicable to Kelowna’s real estate market these days. After a mini-boom between …

Real Estate

Cyclist dies from injuries following collision with vehicle in Fredericton

A 55-year-old cyclist has died following a collision with a vehicle in Fredericton Friday afternoon.<p>The Fredericton Police Force says the collision …

Canadian News

Tightrope walker ascends Paris hill on 35-metre high wire

French tightrope artist Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga impressed hundreds of Parisians on Saturday with a performance that featured a walk on a rope …

Cirque du Soleil

The 2019 McLaren 600LT

This past weekend at the Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb in England, McLaren unveiled a new high-performance model based on its already very …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Couple's dream-wedding plans go up in smoke with Okanagan wildfires

Friends, family and strangers on social media are coming to the aid of a Coquitlam couple whose wedding plans went up in smoke when the Okanagan …

British Columbia

In the news today, July 20

Seven stories in the news for Friday, July 20<p>———<p>article continues below<p>Trending Stories<p>PREMIERS TO WRAP UP TWO DAYS OF MEETINGS<p>Provincial and …

Canada

Anthony Gismondi: Harry McWatters is still an innovator after 50 years

Okanagan wine legend Harry McWatters has had more encores than a Broadway superstar, which is why his most recent corporate moniker — Encore …

British Columbia

Fire command centre relocating from Penticton to West Kelowna - Kelowna Capital News

The BC Wildlife incident command centre for the Central Okanagan firefighting efforts will be moved from Penticton to West Kelowna this …

Social Media

B.C. wildfire budget goes up in smoke as crews tackle Okanagan fires

With at least 122 wildfires now raging across B.C., the province’s annual wildfire fighting budget has already gone up in smoke.<p>More than $89 million …

Forests

Ashcroft fire evacuees now face Mount Eneas wildfire

Stacey and Trace de Boer just moved to the Okanagan from Ashcroft where they faced the Elephant Hill wildfire last summer.<p>They were suppose to …

Shelby

Hells Angels still expanding after 35 years in B.C.

<b></b>As the Hells Angels mark their 35th anniversary with a party in Nanaimo this weekend, police say the group continues to expand in B.C. despite a …

Crime

Summerland issues State of Local Emergency

The municipality of Summerland has issued a State of Local Emergency and has issued an evacuation order for two properties as a result of the Mount …

Penticton

Multiple fires burning in southern B.C. Interior

After a series of lightning strikes on Tuesday evening, wildfires and wildfire smoke is visible in many parts of the Okanagan Valley and other parts …

Forests

Owner of fruit stand recounts ‘flames popping up everywhere’ from B.C. wildfire

With a tired voice, the owner of Little Acre Fruit Stand recounted last night’s wildfire that burned across the highway from her home.<p>“We were up all …

Victoria, BC

Man shot dead outside his home in Oliver

A 58-year-old man has died after being shot outside home in Oliver.<p>Oliver/Osoyoos RCMP say the shooting happened just after 10 p.m. on Tuesday. The …

Scott Brown

Visualization and Emerging Media Librarian Job Opening in Kelowna, British Columbia - ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology

Cookies and Web Beacons<p>Please enable cookies through your browser settings.<p>YourMembership uses cookies for your convenience and security. Cookies are …

British Columbia

Lightning strikes cause 34 wildfires in Okanagan and Similkameen regions

Highway 97 is now open to single-lane alternating traffic near Peachland after wildfires shut down the main road last night linking the community …

Social Media

Capitals Re-Sign Madison Bowey

The rookie blueliner gets a new two-year dealPer the team, the Capitals have re-signed RFA Madison Bowey to a two-year, $2 million contract. The …

NHL

Amazing Okanagan wildfire pics

Photographer Nick Schafer of Fresh Finish Media snapped these spectacular photos of the Okanagan Wildfires July 18th.

Wildfires

UBC researchers explore use of nanotechnology to predict risk of opioid addiction

Nanotechnology could help detect whether a person is at a higher risk of becoming addicted to opioid painkillers, according to a research team that …

Nanotech

Good Creek fire in Okanagan Mountain Park is ‘out of control’

The Good Creek fire in Okanagan Mountain Park has grown to 400 hectares and is classified as “out of control.”<p>The good news? The fire could be worse, …

British Columbia

Wildfire jumps highway near Peachland

A wildfire burning between Peachland and Summerland jumped the highway Wednesday evening.<p>Flames were burning on both sides of the road.<p>A helicopter …

Canadian News