Fire crews watch from Highway 1 as a water bomber dumps water on the wildfire that sprang up Sunday morning, Sept. 3, below Kault Hill, about eight kilometres west of Salmon Arm. - Image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer.

Most read stories: Sept. 4

Catch up on the most-read stories, including the latest on wildfires in the Okanagan and Shuswap

  • Sep. 4, 2017 10:16 a.m.

1. Update: Kault Hill fire contained

Highway 1 open to traffic in both directions, 10 firefighting personnel on site.

2. REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

3. Pikes win provincial medals

Penticton Pikes swimmers earn medals and best times at provincial championships in Kamloops4. Penticton Multisport Festival was spectacular

4. Wildfire sparks near Little White Mountain

A new wildfire has sparked south of Kelowna

5. Peachland fire burning at 1,500 hectares

Fire crews have set up an incident command at the Penticton airport for blaze, south of Kelowna

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Local research team is headed by Penticton rheumatologist

Silverbacks lose nail-biter to Trail

Home team dominates against Cowichan before loss to Smokies

Piano power recognized

Several Shuswap music students scale conservatory heights

Locals excited for national special olympics

Bocce and basketball athletes to represent the Shuswap in Nova Scotia

Band strikes a Christmas note

Community concert takes place Dec. 9 at the Nexus in Salmon Arm

Author faces and triumphs over abuse

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Summerland business provides cannabidiol products

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