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Couple facing charges after throwing mail out a vehicle window

West Kelowna - A Salmon Arm woman and Penticton male have been charged

Mudslide threatens two homes in Summerland

Slide on Friday morning washes out slope in Garnett Valley

Premier kicks off B.C. Wine Month in Oliver

B.C. Wine Month is intended to promote local wines ‘and the hardworking people who make them.’

  • Apr 3rd, 2018
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Truck burns on Trans-Canada Highway near Chase
Jersey Day at Parkview
Sicamous Easter Celebrations
Easter Spring Fling at the Mall at Piccadilly

Volunteer search for West Kelowna man suspended

An average of 41 searchers per day volunteered nearly 1,400 hours over five days.

Your April 3 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Big White honours gold medalist Kelsey Serwa

A day of events at Big White centred around Kelowna hero at resort near Kelowna

Update: Power returned to more than 2,000 Salmon Arm homes after hour-long outage

BC Hydro is investigating the cause of Friday afternoon’s power failure

Province removing section of road to help drain Willowbrook

Resident told Western News this week locals advocated in vain for widened culverts for 10 months

Recovery mission successful

Vernon Search and Rescue assistance requested by RCMP for recovery on the river

Your March 29 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Willowbrook resident says province ignored proactive measures

Jim Stanley says locals called for widened culverts for 10 months to improve water flow to no avail

Your March 28 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Armstrong lifts state of emergency

City struggled with early flooding; creek waters rescinding

‘Violated and humiliated’: inmate claims privacy breach at OCC

Latest lawsuit makes at least four against the Okanagan jail, just over a year after its opening

Your March 27 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Your March 26 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Daily rainfall records set in the Okanagan

Penticton and Summerland were hit the hardest in the Okanagan with rainfall

Rainstorm causes road flooding in South Okanagan

Flood assessments conducted in Okanagan Falls and Naramata

Your March 23 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Bank employees save Penticton woman $6k from CRA scam

Would-be victim said she was hit while vulnerable from a family issue and initially fell for the trap