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Your May 14 Morning Brief

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

Okanagan quilters answer call for Humboldt

North Okanagan quilters make 43 quilt tops to be sent to Saskatchewan

In photos: Back to flooding in the Shuswap

Much of the Salmon Valley and other Shuswap areas are underwater this week.

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Salmon Arm West Trans-Canada Highway upgrades stalled
Collision prompts call for slower speed limit for commercial vehicle traffic on Hwy1 in Salmon Arm
Canoe Water Main Break
Eagle River Secondary Graduation

B.C. officials watching for impact of ‘extreme’ heat on floods

Temperatures are expected to rise close to 30 C in Southern Interior, threatening hasty snowmelt

Water floods Armstrong businesses

Parking lot of Smith Drive complex is a pool

Shuswap RCMP officers named to Alexa’s Team

Three officers honoured for helping remove impaired drivers from B.C.’s roads

Your May 11 Morning Brief

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

Splatsin, Enderby denounce park vandalism

Prejudicial comments painted onto Enderby Skate Park track will not be tolerated

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

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Vernon community radio push gains energy

Group in Vernon hoping to put ‘The Valley’ on the air in the North Okanagan

B.C. 2017 disaster report: Extreme weather here to stay

Report cites need to prepare for “the new normal”

Flood waters causing destruction in Silver Creek

Some residents say they have never seen the water levels so high.

Vernon-North Okanagan officers named to Alexa’s Team

Ten Vernon-North Okanagan officers honoured for helping remove impaired drivers from B.C.’s roads

Bail hearing carried over for Armstrong arson suspect

Colette Leneveu, 60, will appear in Vernon Law Courts May 14

Your May 10 Morning Brief

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

Body recovered in Okanagan Lake

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP alerted to body by boater Tuesday evening

Vernon shooting, Penticton carjacking and fatal shooting in Nanaimo linked: police

Public assistance sought in locating car associated with three B.C. incidents that left one man dead.

B.C. Tree Fruits gets $220,000 WorkSafe fine

A WorkSafeBC inspector noted a series of issues at the B.C. Tree Fruits Oliver packing plant in 2016

UPDATE: Flood threat evacuates Vernon hospice

North Okanagan Hospice Society patients transferred to Vernon Jubilee Hospital

Marine search and rescue issues safety warnings

Waterway donation helps keep critical emergency service running on Shuswap Lake