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Montreal Canadiens right wing Cole Caufield (22) celebrates his goal against the Vegas Golden Knights with teammates Nick Suzuki (14) and Paul Byron (41) during second period NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey semifinal action Thursday, June 24, 2021 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Montreal Canadiens beat Vegas 3-2 in OT to reach first Stanley Cup final since 1993

Habs now await winner of Tampa Bay-New York Islanders series

A 1956 photograph of the parish church in Marieval, Sask., is shown in this handout image provided by Société historique de Saint-Boniface. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Société historique de Saint-Boniface *MANDATORY CREDIT*

‘They made us believe we didn’t have souls:’ Marieval residential school survivor

‘The only crime we ever committed as children was being born Indigenous’

Kootenay-Columbia MP Rob Morrison. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay-Columbia MP votes against banning LGBTQ2S+ conversion therapy

Rob Morrison said he wanted to ensure ‘voluntary conversations’ wouldn’t be outlawed

Douglas fir in Saanich, B.C., classified as old growth for a coastal tree at 250 years old or more. (B.C. government)

B.C. appoints expert panel on further old-growth forest preservation

More deferral areas coming this summer, forests minister says

Douglas fir in Saanich, B.C., classified as old growth for a coastal tree at 250 years old or more. (B.C. government)
People go for a swim in Okanagan Lake in Kelowna on June 22. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Kelowna shatters a number of same-day high records this past week

Kelowna is on track to continue to set new same-day records in the next coming days

People go for a swim in Okanagan Lake in Kelowna on June 22. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
B.C. Ferries says online booking for foot passengers is now available for certain routes, including from Departure Bay ferry terminal in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

B.C. Ferries now offering online booking for foot passengers

Online booking for Tsawwassen–Swartz Bay, Tsawwassen–Duke Point and Horseshoe Bay–Departure Bay

B.C. Ferries says online booking for foot passengers is now available for certain routes, including from Departure Bay ferry terminal in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

B.C. reports 75 new COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths

Roughly 1 in 4 adults in the province is now fully vaccinated

B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
Supporters of Surrey Creep Catchers at a rally outside Surrey provincial court. (Tom Zytaruk photo)

Lifetime teaching ban for former B.C. teacher caught in Creep Catchers sting

Simon William Isbister had tried to meet up with a 12-year-old girl he met on Craigslist in 2017

Supporters of Surrey Creep Catchers at a rally outside Surrey provincial court. (Tom Zytaruk photo)
Nanaimo Law Courts. (PQB News file photo)

9 months for B.C. man who terrorized women with sexually explicit phone calls

Lyle Wayne Denny used victim’s personal information obtained through his former job at car dealership

Nanaimo Law Courts. (PQB News file photo)
Cermaq Canada is taking DFO to court over the decision to deny licence extension applications (Cermaq Canada)

Cermaq takes legal action against DFO to challenge licence denials

Company ‘disappointed and perplexed’ about decision

Cermaq Canada is taking DFO to court over the decision to deny licence extension applications (Cermaq Canada)
(left to right) Award recipients, among the first to be recognized in the Southeast District, from the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP Cst. Shawn Miranda (3 events), Cst. Krista Boudreau (1 event) and Sgt. Dale Jackson (2 events) standing alongside their OIC Supt. Shawna Baher; (RCMP/Contributed)

Okanagan officers recognized for saving lives using Naloxone

RCMP officers from all across the BC southern Interior recognized for life saving

(left to right) Award recipients, among the first to be recognized in the Southeast District, from the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP Cst. Shawn Miranda (3 events), Cst. Krista Boudreau (1 event) and Sgt. Dale Jackson (2 events) standing alongside their OIC Supt. Shawna Baher; (RCMP/Contributed)
Tiki Shores in Penticton. (Google Maps)

Former manager of Penticton condo strata ordered to pay back $75k in mishandled funds

Tiki Shores’ strata was awarded the $75,000 that their former manager mishandled

Tiki Shores in Penticton. (Google Maps)
Sara Baird uses leftover scraps from the food recovery program to feed her chickens. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Feed the farm: Revelstoke food recovery program goes beyond people

Since 2016, almost 300,000 kilograms of food fed people and farm animals instead of becoming trash

Sara Baird uses leftover scraps from the food recovery program to feed her chickens. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
As of midnight Thursday June 24 Princeton residents can only water lawns and garden by hand. Photo MCG

Strict water restrictions for Princeton activated to preserve resources for firefighting

Record temperatures push infrastructure to its limits, says mayor

As of midnight Thursday June 24 Princeton residents can only water lawns and garden by hand. Photo MCG
This piece of property on Okanagan Lake in Vernon’s Okanagan Landing has been put on the market for the first time ever in its 100-plus year history, with a listing price of nearly $7.5 million. (David Pusey photo)

Rare waterfront Vernon home hits market for first time

Home, cottage, shop, acreage can be yours for the asking price of nearly $7.5 million

This piece of property on Okanagan Lake in Vernon’s Okanagan Landing has been put on the market for the first time ever in its 100-plus year history, with a listing price of nearly $7.5 million. (David Pusey photo)
Charlie Thompson speaks during a June 7 gathering at the former site of the Alberni Indian Residential School. Like many former students of the school, Thompson wants recognition of the children buried in the site, and answers as to why they never came home. (Eric Plummer/Ha-Shilth-Sa photo)

Work begins on researching unmarked burials at Alberni residential school site

Funding needed, but tips, ideas and a desire to do something strong

Charlie Thompson speaks during a June 7 gathering at the former site of the Alberni Indian Residential School. Like many former students of the school, Thompson wants recognition of the children buried in the site, and answers as to why they never came home. (Eric Plummer/Ha-Shilth-Sa photo)
Baby Snoot is a chihuahua cross who was born with a cleft palate. He is seen here at the Chilliwack SPCA on Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘Snoot’ the survivor: Cleft palate puppy brought to SPCA just hours old

Funds raised from Lock-In For Love will help vulnerable animals in B.C. like the little chihuahua-cross

Baby Snoot is a chihuahua cross who was born with a cleft palate. He is seen here at the Chilliwack SPCA on Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A home burned on Sage Avenue in Armstrong Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (Richard Breaks - Facebook)

Fundraiser starts for Armstrong family who lost house in fire

A GoFundMe campaign with a $10K goal was launched a few days ago

A home burned on Sage Avenue in Armstrong Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (Richard Breaks - Facebook)
Emerson Williams, a member of New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, left, hands out a bottle of hand sanitizer and reusable face masks to a resident, Monday, March 1, 2021, at a Jackson, Miss., water distribution site on the church's parking lot. Non-potable water as well as bottled water was provided for area residents and was being distributed at seven sites in Mississippi's capital city — more than 10 days after winter storms wreaked havoc on the city's water system because the system is still struggling to maintain consistent water pressure, authorities said. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Bottled water wanted in Vernon ahead of heat wave

Vernon outreach programs seek donations for those experiencing homelessness, living rough

Emerson Williams, a member of New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, left, hands out a bottle of hand sanitizer and reusable face masks to a resident, Monday, March 1, 2021, at a Jackson, Miss., water distribution site on the church's parking lot. Non-potable water as well as bottled water was provided for area residents and was being distributed at seven sites in Mississippi's capital city — more than 10 days after winter storms wreaked havoc on the city's water system because the system is still struggling to maintain consistent water pressure, authorities said. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Footage taken from across the gas station in Little Fort shows the traffic stopped on Highway 5. (Photo courtesy of Pam Jim)

UPDATE: Person trapped, air ambulance responding after semi slams into car on Highway 5

Two people were air-lifted to hospital in Kamloops.

Footage taken from across the gas station in Little Fort shows the traffic stopped on Highway 5. (Photo courtesy of Pam Jim)