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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Arrests made outside Shaw Centre

A man and a woman were taken into custody.

Silverbacks fall 3-0 at home to visiting Grizzlies

A fast-paced show of skill on both sides

Veteran reporter to stay at Global Okanagan

Blaine Gaffney was given a layoff notice after a miscommunication

Update: Heavy snow disrupts flights at Kelowna International

Kelowna - Expect snow in the Okanagan, Southern Interior and the Kootenays

New BCFGA president well prepared for new task

Oliver orchardist Pinder Dhaliwal has been BCFGA vice-president for five years

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Check out what is happening this weekend in the Okanagan-Shuswap.

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Canucks came out hot, beat Bruins 6-1

Loui Eriksson scores twice, catapulting Vancouver to a lopsided victory over Boston

Vancouver artist’s cartoon of Florida school shooting resonates

Cartoon shows football coach, one of the victims, meeting others killed in school shootings

Trudeau family arrives in India for state visit

Seven-day visit includes meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Military seeks DNA experts to help ID missing war dead

Federal program recovers, identifies and arranges burials for Canada’s nearly 28,000 missing war dead

Ski Patrol and SAR search for missing skier

Man’s truck found in Revelstoke Mountain Resort’s parking lot covered in ‘several days’ snow’

B.C. man brings dog to court as ‘best witness’

Man is defending himself on charges of uttering threats, possessing weapon for dangerous purposes

B.C. files new legal action against TransMountain pipeline

Province tries to uphold City of Burnaby bylaws, provoking Alberta

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