Local News

Conservative leadership hopeful Kevin O’Leary speaks in Kelowna

O’Leary says many Canadian premiers are “weak” leaders.

Observer scores big at newspaper awards

Newspaper earns second place for general excellence in Canada

Shots fired as RCMP arrest wanted man

Shots fired as police save kidnap victim and arrest South Okanagan man wanted for attempted murder

RCMP hunt for alleged shooter

RCMP are on the hunt for a man wanted for attempted murder in the South Okanagan

O’Leary discusses immigration, economy during Conservative leadership campaign stop in Nanaimo

Canadian television personality meets with Conservative supporters in Nanaimo

Candidates tackle environment

Two of four candidates address topics from steep-slope logging to fracking.

Centenoka Park Mall goes to the dogs


High school wrestling provincials day one


BC Interior RV Show


Pro wrestlers grapple for kids charities


All wrapped up for the weekend

There’s news on the election front… check it out

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Program shakes up goose population

Egg addling aimed at controlling bird population

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Free Little Library in Celista

North Shuswap gets a LASS library

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Remembering Vimy

Remembering Vimy

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Tractor-trailer unit hits ditch

Police report that transport truck driver suffered minor injuries.

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Libertarian candidate joins the Shuswap election race

Kyle McCormack adds his name to the ballot just before the filing deadline

Most breathtaking places in North America

Penticton and Osoyoos were named to the Top 34 most breathtaking places in North America by Expedia.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Fundraisers to help child with cancer

Movie showing, raffle to raise money for Scranton family

Enderby school debate continues

A public meeting about Enderby schools will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at M.V. Beattie Elementary