Community Calendar

Anna Zeitner presents the Okanagan-Shuswap Community Calendar.

Get ready for the weekend with the Black Press Social Squad.

Anna Zeitner lets you know what’s going on in the Okanagan-Shuswap from June 9 to 11.

Starting Friday, check out the Okanagan Fat Cat Festival in Kelowna at Waterfront Park which runs untill Saturday at 4 p.m.

On Saturday in Kelowna, TedX presents Today at Quails Gate Winery, with guest speaker Fort McMurray fire chief Darby Allen.

Lumby Days is happening all weekend long in the North Okanagan, with events such as chainsaw racing, battle axe hatchet throwing.

The second annual Rocking the Beach classic rock tribute takes place in Salmon Arm at Barefoot Beach Resort.

Music lovers can also take in the 22st Annual Summerland Bluegrass Festival all weekend long at the Summerland Rodeo Grounds.

On Sunday in Kelowna head down to the Apple Bowl for the 2017 Fresh Air Women’s Run and Strong Kids Run from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.

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Update: Backhoe used in search of Silver Creek property

RCMP into second day of search of Silver Creek residence/agricultural property

A wrap for Friday

Catch up on a selection of local stories from the past week

Fire in hills above Highway 1

A fire is burning in the hills near Craigellachie

Thunderstorm rolls into town

Both the Okanagan and Shuswap region are anticipating a thunderstorm with strong winds, Thursday.

North Okanagan-Shuswap without power

Some residents in the North Okanagan and Shuswap have been without power since Wednesday

Update: Backhoe used in search of Silver Creek property

RCMP into second day of search of Silver Creek residence/agricultural property

Surf group winning the war on plastic bags

The Tofino Co-op will no longer provide plastic bags, following in the footsteps of the Ucluelet location that already made the change earlier this year.

All three victims identified in Fernie arena ammonia leak

Wayne Hornquist and Lloyd Smith were from Fernie and Jason Podloski from Turner Valley, Alta

B.C. woman plagued by bedbugs on airplane not surprising, says expert

Heather Szilagyi was on a British Airways flight when she noticed bedbugs crawling out of the seat

4 B.C. prisons install body scanners to combat drug smuggling

The scanners are aimed to combat the smuggling of contraband including weapons and drugs

Outspoken Mountie assigned to admin duties for refusing to shave goatee

The 15-year veteran of the force said he believes the RCMP is targeting him

Recycling pays off for Penticton man

Recycle-It to Win-It contest winner is from Penticton

Victim in fatal ammonia leak remembered for his passion and smile

Friends and colleagues remember Lloyd Smith as someone who was always willing to help people

VIDEO: Working with Paul McCartney ‘an out of this world musical experience’

B.C. pipe band member shares memories of recording 1977 U.K. hit ‘Mull of Kintyre’

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