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153042news1World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
153035news2Outbreak of COVID-19 at Okanagan agricultural business, 14 cases confirmed
153031news3South Okanagan first responders salute hospital workers
153024news4John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
153026news5Last-minute hiring means Salmon Arm’s emergency shelter can remain open
153022news6B.C.’s first community COVID-19 death was dentist ‘dedicated’ to health: lawyer
153015news7UPDATE: 6.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
153028news8Salmon Arm’s paving, pothole patching programs to begin in May
153012news9North Okanagan-Shuswap MP donating raise to support food banks, women’s shelters
153037news10Salmon Arm opens respiratory clinic in response to COVID-19
153008news11Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
153006news12‘April Fools’ social media prank leads to criminal investigation in Osoyoos
153004news13Stay inside vehicles on Interior ferry crossings to prevent spread of COVID-19: B.C. government
153001news14COVID-19: Non-profit 3D printing face shields for local hospital
152999news15COVID-19 case confirmed at restaurant in Cache Creek: Interior Health
153010news16WATCH: Vernon nurse shares fears for frontline workers
152997news17Town of Princeton launches Coronavirus hotline to assist residents in need
152995news18BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
152993news19B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
152991news20Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
152989news21Two arrested after man lies about COVID-19 illness to stay in Victoria Airbnb for free
152985news22Column: Funding shortfall, high demand leaves Sorrento food bank in need of support
152978news23Outbreak of COVID-19 at West Kelowna agricultural business; 14 cases confirmed
152974news24Summerland Earth Week events affected by COVID-19
152971news25Grocery pickups and other supports available for Shuswap seniors living at home
152967news26COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
152963news27Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
152961news28COVID-19: Vernon restaurant group forecasts 90% revenue loss for eateries
152959news29Valleydrive 2020 moves online due to COVID-19
152957news30Kelowna cafe offers free drinks to hospital workers, first responders
152955news31Summerland beverage producers feel effects of COVID-19
152953news32Kelowna Rotarian celebrates birthday with ‘drive-by’ parade party
152949news33B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
152946news34Some people still ignoring public health orders
152944news35Okanagan couple writing tribute song to health care workers
152951news36Armstrong safe from space invasion
152942news37VIDEO: RCMP investigating double hot tub theft in Kelowna
152936news38Shuswap landfills an alternative to open burning
152934news39COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
152939news40More school tools unveiled for Okanagan students
152927news41‘Critical’ shortage of personal protective equipment: Kelowna physician
152925news42Kelowna man facing charges after allegedly assaulting bus driver
152923news43WATCH: Okanagan Indian Band Elder offers prayer amid COVID-19
152921news44Okanagan Telus customers’ service interrupted
152919news4510% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
151067news46Trudeau promises $82B in economic supports in COVID-19 fight
152912news47Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
152904news48World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
152901news49‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
152899news50Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
152897news51Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
152895news52Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
152893news53Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale
152884news54Shuswap parents told learning during school shutdown won’t replicate classroom
152879news55BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
152886news56‘Dramatic change’: YLW traffic drops to less than 1,000 passengers a day
152869news57Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
152864news58‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
152858news59World COVID-19 updates: U.S. cases surge past 125,000; Disease slows slightly in Italy
152855news60Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
152839news61Summerland care facility orders reusable masks
152829news62New Kelowna business committed to growing B.C. beverage industry
152830news63Salmon Arm businesses close, adjust in response to COVID-19 crisis
152827news64Stop skiing on Mount Mackenzie: Revelstoke Mountain Resort
152825news65Apartments evacuated during police stand-off
152821news66Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
152819news67Avalanche blocked Highway 1 near Revelstoke yesterday
152817news68B.C. records first at-home death from COVID-19, but 70+ hospital patients have recovered
152815news69Kamloops RCMP investigate alleged abduction attempt
152807news70Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
152803news71SORCO rescues ‘Hope’ the owl, their first of 2020
152800news72Clearwater RCMP look for missing Alberta man
152787news73Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
152792news74Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ Canadians stepping up to challenge of COVID-19
152785news75WATCH: Police, fire rally for Vernon hospital workers in COVID-19 fight
152783news76North Okanagan woman helps others apply for EI amid COVID-19
152797news77North Okanagan woman sews masks amid pandemic
152781news78COVID-19: No fines to be issued by Vernon bylaw
152779news79Kelowna production company keeps filming through COVID-19 pandemic
152777news80One dead, three others injured following stabbing in Kamloops
152775news81WestJet extends international flight suspensions into May amid COVID-19 pandemic
152771news82Snowfall warning in effect for Coquihalla Highway
152767news83Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
152765news84BC Hydro quick to restore power after outage affects 12,000 customers in the Shuswap
152773news85’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
152763news86Western Star in Kelowna to hold auctions in absentee bidding style amid COVID-19 concerns
152757news8770-year-old Kelowna man arrested after report of shots fired inside a home
152753news8824,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
152751news89IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
152749news90Liberals delay release of 75% wage subsidy details, costs: Morneau
152738news91Crucial details of Ottawa’s proposed wage subsidy program expected today
152744news92Battling addiction in self-isolation: online AA meetings can help
152728news93World COVID-19 morning update: Olympics delayed one year; 12,000 health care workers infected
152724news94Summerland skeletons carry COVID-19 messages
152717news95Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan
152715news96First responders continue to rally in support of health care workers in Kelowna
152699news97Evening world update: U.S. restrictions extended 30 days; NY deaths near 1,000
152735news98‘There isn’t consistency:’ COVID-19 response varies for children in care
152722news99Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
152712news100‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
152700news101‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
152692news102COVID-19 in Canada update: Meat plant worker tests positive; 1 million file for EI
152690news103Canadian among dead after plane catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 on board
152688news104Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
152685news105Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves
152683news106Home becomes school and workplace as students switch to online learning
152681news107B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
152679news108Vehicle goes up in smoke in Okanagan garage
152677news109COSAR rescues two lost hikers from Okanagan Mountain Park
152675news11014-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
152673news111Okanagan Spirits donating free sanitizer to those most at risk during COVID-19 pandemic
152671news112‘Do something now:’ Inmate’s wife calls for release of non-violent offenders
152661news113Okanagan women spending quarantine making masks
152669news114B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
152656news115World COVID-19 update: U.S. expects 100,000 deaths; Oregon declares disaster
152654news116Second million-dollar lotto ticket sold in Vernon
152652news117No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
152644news118Canada could face legal trouble over refugee deportations amid COVID-19 crisis: advocates
152631news119No hesitation; two bystanders assist in South Okanagan house fire rescue
152629news120RCMP, firefighters rally in support for health care workers in Kelowna
152734news121IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
152639news122Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
152627news123Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers
152614news124COVID-19 world update: Enforceable quarantine in NYC?; France orders 1 billion masks
152612news125B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
152608news126Okanagan woman baking for those in need amid COVID-19
152605news127Okanagan distillery hands out thousands of sanitizer bottles, needs help in COVID-19 fight
152603news128B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
152601news129B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
152595news130Latest Canadian updates: About 7% of COVID-19 cases require hospitalization
152588news131‘Tremendous’ response from blood donors has supply keeping pace with demand
152586news132Federal doctor says COVID-19 battle will last ‘months, many months’ as cases soar
152584news133Canadians with COVID-19 symptoms to be denied boarding domestic flights, trains
152578news134Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany
152567news135Interior Health officials outline pandemic response in virtual town hall
152561news136World update, 9:30 p.m. March 27: Positive news in Korea as U.S. hits 100,000 cases
152556news137Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
152592news138Salmon Arm mayor supports parking solution for hungry truckers
152545news13967 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
152543news140Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19
152539news141‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
152537news142Second Vernon-area high school exposed to COVID-19
152535news143Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
152531news144Salmon Arm asked to identify facilities for isolation in COVID-19 response
152529news145Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
152525news146Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen cancels April 2 meeting
152521news147Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns
152573news148Community newspapers bring people together in time of isolation
152512news149Canada COVID-19 update: Wage subsidies, rate cuts, possible charge for coughing
152506news150Fundraising initiative created to help during COVID-19
152504news151BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
152502news152B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19
152500news153COVID-19: Penticton bylaw officers enforcing closure of public spaces
152508news154WATCH: Okanagan couple gets engaged in quarantine
152498news155From Zumba to ZOOM-ba: Vernon fitness studio moves classes online amid COVID-19
152493news156Penticton kinesiologist offers free workouts, healthy recipes during pandemic
152489news157Interior Health Authority to hold virtual town hall with local MLAs
152496news158COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
152486news159Vernon ‘larger than life’ businessman dies in sleep
152482news160Summerland to open call centre
152479news161Playground closures well received in Summerland
152575news162Column: Keeping distance, working together and readying for rebound
152477news163Service Canada offices to shutter for in-person services over COVID-19 concerns
152475news164B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
152471news165Sicamous offering grants of up to $2,000 to help non-profits through COVID-19
152469news166Humor is some important medicine
152467news167Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
152461news168Summerland Food Bank still operating during COVID-19
152459news169COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
152454news170BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
152448news171Over 50 Penticton cab drivers walk off the job amid COVID-19 concern
152446news172RCMP seize drugs for second time in two months from Kelowna home
152444news173Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
152437news174Okanagan MLA confident in Interior Health during COVID-19 pandemic
152429news175Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
152427news176US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
152413news177World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
152409news17810 p.m. world COVID-19 update: Asian markets gain; US set to pass $2.2 trillion package
152407news179Conservatives suspend party’s leadership race in face of COVID-19 crisis
152405news180With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
152402news181Chase public facilities closed due to COVID-19
152392news182World COVID-19 5:30 p.m. update, March 26: Washingon governor says ‘we gotta pound it’
152399news183COVID-19 cases, deaths climb despite restrictions; experts warn of ‘cures’
152386news184B.C. man returns to isolation in China nearly two months after fleeing COVID-19 scare
152384news185Unconfirmed COVID-19 case at Mica Heliskiing near Revelstoke
152390news186B.C. egg, chicken farms facing down challenge of COVID-19
152382news187COVID-19 case confimed at Save-On in Kamloops
152396news188Should non-violent offenders be released from prison to avoid COVID-19 spread?
152380news189RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
152378news190SilverStar employee tests positive for COVID-19
152376news191Okanagan writers support local charities with Virtual Reading Series
152431news192Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
152374news193Building inspector urges renovators to get permits
152372news19466 new B.C. cases of COVID-19, up to 725 positive tests so far
152370news195Shuswap search and rescue groups taking steps to address COVID-19 concerns
152368news196COVID-19: South Okanagan physician community seeking PPE donations
152366news197‘Strongly’ and diplomatically, Canada tries to block U.S. soldiers at border
152360news198Some big city shoppers heading to small B.C. towns to stock up on COVID-19 supplies
152356news199Man charged in fatal shooting now living near Princeton, under court order
152352news200B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
152348news201Interior Health issues alert following confirmed COVID-19 case on WestJet flight
152350news202COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
152327news203Not the time for vacation: Shuswap trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
152354news204Kelowna philanthropist hosts contest for healthcare tuition at Okanagan College
152346news205Kelowna takes action to protect businesses from crime during COVID-19 pandemic
152338news206BC Liquor Stores closing on Sundays, seeing skyrocketing sales amid COVID-19
152340news207World COVID-19 12 p.m. update: WHO chief urges aggressive action
152333news208Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
152320news209WATCH: Vernon firefighters douse antique store roof fire
152315news210Armstrong IPE still on… for now
152311news211Unconfirmed report of COVID-19 at Kelowna General Hospital
152309news212Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
152307news213Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
152305news214Taking time off work due to COVID-19 now falls under medical leave
152303news215COVID-19 extends Vernon temporary shelter 3 months
152297news216B.C. bans ‘shameful black market’ of food, medical supplies; limits buying quantities
152295news217Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
152289news218Ottawa seeking lower credit card interest rates amid COVID-19 crisis
152281news219PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
152276news220COVID-19 cases march higher despite restrictions and threats of punishment
152274news221CMHC expanding insured mortgage purchase program to $150B, up from $50B
152272news222Death looks different in a pandemic: B.C. bereavement workers, religious leaders taking new measures
152262news223COVID-19 morning Canadian update: Cases nationwide climb to 3,500
152268news224World COVID-19 5:30 a.m. update: 500,000 infections globally
152259news225‘We’re ready’ for COVID-19, says South Okanagan health care director
152236news226COVID-19 major world updates, 9:30 p.m.: U.S. Senate approves $2-trillion relief package
152225news227RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
152223news228Summerland Landfill introduces regulations introduced to slow spread of COVID-19
152250news229Shuswap residents respond to health workers’ need for personal protective equipment
152216news230Shuswap fire departments take COVID-19 precautions
152241news231Photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
152229news232VIDEO: Young B.C. couple tie the knot in wake of COVID-19
152214news233Smoke rising from the Okanagan Rail Trail in Kelowna
152212news234Summerland charity cancels in-person support
152210news235Big White chef brings fresh produce to Central Okanagan Food Bank
152202news236Weddings, big gatherings have to stop, B.C.’s COVID-19 doctor says
152193news237World COVID-19 3:30 p.m. update: WHO chief commends Trump
152200news238Conservation Officer Service looking for people who killed ram in Kelowna
152208news239Online shopping waitlist grows at Okanagan Superstores amid COVID-19 pandemic
152206news240KGH Foundation White Heart Project to support and recognize Okanagan caregivers
152187news241Salmon Arm retailers press plastic bags back into service
152182news24255 healthcare workers have tested positive for COVID-19 in B.C.
152177news243WATCH: Bagpiper’s tunes played from Vernon balcony amid self-isolation
152172news244High demand for plexiglass as Salmon Arm businesses seek to protect public, staff
152170news245B.C. promises up to $500 monthly in rent support amid COVID-19
152168news246Delayed alert of Vernon high school COVID-19 exposure explained: Interior Health
152164news247Bail granted to man charged in killing at Cache Creek home
152162news248COVID-19: Most bottle depots in South Okanagan closed
152159news249Kelowna bottle depot remains open despite COVID-19 concerns
152156news250VIDEO: Donations stolen from Summerland charity shop
152154news251COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, local authorities warn
152148news252United Way launches COVID-19 response plan to support the most vulnerable
152146news253Okanagan Rail Trail bathrooms removed from trail head amid COVID-19
152140news254World COVID-19 11 a.m. update: Infections in Italy level off
152135news255North Okanagan cyclist allegedly struck by Jeep and assaulted
152133news256Pandemic-related supports coming for media and journalism, Trudeau says
152125news257Salmon Arm youth council asks for city bus reroute through Canoe
152119news258UN chief urges $2 billion for vulnerable nations with virus
152123news259Why you don’t know which B.C. city has COVID-19 cases: Interior Health explains
152117news260Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen asks residents not to use landfills
152114news261Resident wants to see Salmon Arm’s Alexander Street closed to vehicles
152112news262Canada now mandating all returning travellers to quarantine: Freeland
152175news263B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
152109news264Kelowna RCMP on scene of possible murder
152107news265Vernon police up early to disarm man with knife
152105news266Trudeau unveils new $2,000 per month benefit to streamline COVID-19 aid
152099news267Canadians who have lost their jobs anxiously awaiting federal help
152093news268Patients bumped by COVID face anxiety, as health system searches for alternatives
152091news269Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
152087news270BC Ferries passengers asked to avoid all non-essential travel amid pandemic
152085news271Overdose prevention, safe injection sites take extra precautions to mitigate COVID-19
152076news272World COVID-19 update, 5 a.m., March 25: Prince Charles tests positive, $2 trillion in U.S. aid
152071news273World COVID-19 update, 9:30 p.m., March 24: Asian market surge; ‘cacophony of coughing’
152069news274Vernon high school staff, students may have been exposed to COVID-19
152063news275Penticton RCMP seize $6,000 in illegal cigarettes
152053news276Princeton closes parks and mayor launches ‘virtual walk’ Facebook group
152050news277World COVID-19 updates, 5 p.m., March 24: NY plans for 40,000 in intensive care
152042news278UPDATE: B.C. Housing, City of West Kelowna respond to temporary winter shelter closure
152081news279Urgent Adams River restoration work to support salmon run
152040news280Okanagan College culinary program donates unused ingredients to food bank
152038news281Kamloops police investigate stabbing
152036news282B.C. COVID-19 tests up to 3,500 a day, care home staffing to change
152034news283Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
152032news28428% of B.C.’s COVID-19 cases have recovered: provincial health officer
152029news285COVID-19: Inmate, employee at Kamloops prison concerned about conditions
152020news286Okanagan Skaha School District closes playgrounds
152016news287Okanagan man living in Philippines provides tips from abroad during COVID-19
152012news288Summerland continues to close its doors
152004news289COVID-19 Canadian update: Massive job cuts at Westjet, Parliament session suspended
152024news290Apparel company donating profits from COVID-19 shirts to Vernon mission
151997news291Air clears in North Okanagan, dust advisory lifted
151995news292Driver’s licence renewals, 90-day payment deferral now available online, ICBC says
151993news293B.C. closes camping, day services at provincial parks for COVID-19
151986news294$1,000 payment for COVID-19 affected workers won’t come till May: B.C. finance ministry
151984news295Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen closes playgrounds, outdoor courts
151982news296A message on COVID-19 from South Okanagan doctors
151978news297BC SPCA seeks help for 36 neglected mini-horses, 17 other farm animals
151976news298Trump’s impatience with coronavirus measures continues to escalate
151974news299Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
151969news300Avalanche Canada to stop avalanche forecasting early
151966news301Tories will support aid to Canadians, not Liberal ‘power grab’: Scheer
151963news302City of Salmon Arm, CSRD and school playgrounds closed
151961news303Summerland closes playgrounds
151959news304No immediate plans to use cell phone tracking in COVID-19 fight: Trudeau
151957news305Parks Canada to close access to trails
151955news306COVID-19: Kelowna nixes on-street paid parking downtown
151952news307National coronavirus update, March 24: Parliament suspends emergency session
151949news308Town’s only grocery store sets limits on purchasing to keep essentials on the shelves
151944news309Gas dips below $1 at downtown Salmon Arm stations
151942news310Princeton mayor turns to technology to connect with residents over Coronavirus crisis
151939news311Trudeau: More ‘stringent measures’ will come if Canadians ignore COVID-19 guidelines
151938news312Princeton organizing network to assist seniors and shut ins during crisis
151936news313Construction company shuts down all job sites, says new B.C. guidelines are ‘too little, too late’
151934news314Golden’s doctors test community for COVID-19
151932news315Fine Canadians for ignoring COVID-19 orders or face consequences: doctor
151930news316Parliament to debate emergency spending and government powers in COVID-19 fight
151924news31785% of new infections, deaths coming from Europe and US, UN says
151900news318Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021
151897news319Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
151885news320March 24 world COVID-19 update: Olympics postponed, confusion in Britain
151883news321COVID-19: Penticton hotels facing cancellations, income loss
151875news322World COVID-19 news, 8 p.m. update: Italian Patient No. 1 recovers, Wuhan reports just one case
151872news323Okanagan pumps dip below $1
151869news324Salmon Arm asks residents to think of the workers emptying their compost bins
151895news325Digital learning likely for North Okanagan students
151867news326COVID-19: Visitation limits in place at all Interior Health sites
151861news327WATCH: Interior Health sets up drive-thru testing in Kelowna
151855news328Cities warned from declaring local states of emergency, Abbotsford mayor says
151853news329Worried about property tax? Salmon Arm provides information
151845news330Summerland mayor provides daily messages during COVID-19 pandemic
151842news331Secwepemc leaders: ‘Stay safe, stay healthy, stay connected’
151840news332A student loan freeze, $1,000 payments: Here’s what B.C.’s COVID-19 plan has for you
151838news333South Okanagan liquor store closes due to COVID-19
151830news334Central Okanagan Public Schools close playgrounds due to COVID-19 concerns
151828news335CSRD closes playgrounds to slow spread of COVID-19
151826news336Surrey man arrested after woman screams for help in Kelowna
151822news337Comprehensive COVID-19 world update as of Monday afternoon, March 23
151820news338RCMP investigating apparent shot fired into Penticton motel
151811news339Vernon air quality nearly twice as bad as Kelowna
151797news340Interior Health asks Kamloops bonspiel attendees to self isolate
151792news341Craft Beer Market in Kelowna to help out staff affected by COVID-19 layoffs
151790news342COVID-19: Help for agriculture industry as Farm Credit Canada receives $5B increase
151783news343Out-of-control blaze burning near Lytton: BC Wildfire
151781news344Okanagan couple among 842 stuck in cruise ship docked in Hawaii
151773news345Lake Country residents embrace the little things during COVID-19 pandemic
151771news346Okanagan teacher teams up with special student to brighten people’s day during dark times
151768news347Volunteers keep Kelowna’s vulnerable fed as day services close
151766news348Vernon police investigate shots fired
152313news349Canada COVID-19 11 a.m. update: $192 million for vaccine development
151760news350B.C. screening care home workers as two more test positive for COVID-19
151756news351B.C. reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths but 100 people have recovered, Henry says
151751news352Okanagan distillery’s hand sanitizer nearly ready for public
151749news353Former Kelowna mayor Jim Stuart dies
151747news354Service BC offices remain open with social distancing measures, first hours of business for vulnerable
151743news355COVID-19: Rogers to provide Food Bank Canada with one million meals
151714news356Sicamous residents urged to remain calm in the face of COVID-19 pandemic
151706news357Grass fire near Penticton airport spreads up ridge, stopped by rock face
151704news358BC Ferries confirms worker has COVID-19
151689news359Great Okanagan Beer Festival to be re-scheduled due to COVID-19 concerns
151687news360Update: Shuswap road rescue crews still active
151680news361Princeton-area school worker tests positive for Coronavirus
151678news362‘COVID-19 is definitely in the community and definitely spreading’: Local clinic warns Revelstoke
151677news363Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health
151669news364Okanagan city’s recreation services staff served with layoff notices
151665news365B.C. to allow restaurants to hire laid-off servers to deliver alcohol
151661news366Summerland quilter ready to produce reusable face masks
151642news367Victoria-area youth at house party tell police they are ‘immune’ to COVID-19
151621news368Doctors will have help with any ‘distressing decisions’ around which COVID-19 patients get ventilators
151617news369Interior Health cancels day programs, prioritizes admissions to protect seniors receiving care
151615news370First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Sun Peaks
151613news371Multiculturalism grants advance anti-racism across B.C.
151611news372COVID-19: Okanagan assisted living tenants to connect with families via iPads
151598news373Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen preparing for spring flooding
151601news374Not COVID-19: Here’s what else happened this week in B.C.
151596news375Coronavirus: Third Revelstoke heliskiing company declares COVID-19 case
151587news376Hotel Eldorado temporarily shutting doors to help slow COVID-19
151593news377Grocery stores hiring more staff, offer wage boost as B.C. adapts to COVID-19 buying habits
151583news378Okanagan daycare supporting essential service providers amid COVID-19
151581news379Too much information? Here is a compilation of Salmon Arm details so far
151574news380Vernon’s Sparkling Hill Resort closes amid COVID-19
151539news381No sanitization, no workers: Victoria tradespeople walk off job
151537news382‘Different than anything we’ve ever seen’: How B.C. paramedics are responding to COVID-19
151535news383COVID-19: South Okanagan doctor offering free virtual appointments to anyone in need
151518news384Family of B.C. woman who died of COVID-19 makes plea for people to stay home
151512news385North Okanagan teachers back to school after spring break
151508news386COVID-19: Penticton Indian Band declares state of emergency
151504news387Follow directives to slow spread of COVID-19, Summerland mayor urges
151532news388As businesses and non-essential services shut down, construction continues
151502news389Kelowna looking at electronic options for council meetings due to COVID-19
151514news390Salmon Arm food banks make plea for help as supplies depleted
151499news391BC SPCA Kelowna asking for help through adoption, donation
151497news392Revelstoke CMH lodge confirms recent guest tested positive for COVID-19
151495news393No public access at March 23 Summerland council meeting
151493news394Teachers, support workers to return to Central Okanagan schools after spring break
151479news395B.C. COVID-19 cases jump by another 77, another care home affected
151473news396B.C. city suspends business licence of studio claiming hot yoga kills COVID-19
151475news397Vernon mom with presumptive COVID-19 case shares inside look into self-quarantining
151471news398BC Hydro halts planned residential outages as COVID-19 keeps people at home
151466news399Province denies $20 million grant application for Princeton’s aquatic centre
151469news400COVID-19: Bus fares waived, back door entry for most as BC Transit ensures social distancing
151464news401‘It was a stupid mistake’: Lake Country couple regretful of panic purchase, donate $1,000
151460news402Vernon woman says she has COVID-19
151453news403Vernon pot stores see sales rise amid COVID-19
151448news404Line forms as Kelowna’s Superstore only lets in 500 at a time due to COVID-19
151526news405COVID-19: Vernon bride to be may be forced to postpone as fiancé stuck on cruise
151444news406Revelstoke distillery halts production to make free disinfectant
151439news407Dutch stockpile cannabis, French red wine during COVID-19 crisis
151462news408Columbia Shuswap Regional District office closes due to COVID-19 pandemic
151436news409Costco bans return of hoarded items, including toilet paper
151430news410COVID-19: BC Transit beefs up sanitization measures, still operating
151428news411COVID-19 precautions ‘not optional,’ B.C.’s Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
151417news412Coronavirus: Revelstoke tenant calls rent-due letter ‘abhorrent’
151409news413B.C. dentist petitions province to order shut-down of all dental offices
151394news414Air Canada laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants
151359news415Seed potatoes ‘flying off the shelves’ as Shuswap residents decide to grow own food
151387news416Pregnant in a pandemic: Expectant B.C. moms change birth plans due to COVID-19
151381news417Salmon Arm physio, fitness clinics close doors over COVID-19 concerns
151338news418Shuswap food bank gets innovative for self quarantining residents
151324news419Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Interior Health, bringing total to 12
151323news420B.C. Rotary exchange students told to ‘shelter in place’ through COVID-19
151320news421Summerland Action Festival future uncertain
151312news422Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen closes its buildings
151310news423North Okanagan long-term care facility dealing with flu outbreak
151308news424Mental health as important as physical in COVID-19 crisis: CMHA Vernon
151306news425Big White asks visitors to stick to designated recreation trails
151298news426Salmon Arm grocery stores designate shopping time for at risk customers
151296news427South Okanagan woman offering free pet food to those in need
151292news428Summerland Blossom Pageant future uncertain
151284news429Tour buses still coming to Salmon Arm hotel
151271news430“We will survive the best we can”: Okanagan wineries report sales decline due to COVID-19
151288news431Shuswap Emergency Program activates emergency operations centre to assist COVID-19 response
151260news432RCMP warns of COVID-19 scams spreading through B.C.
151258news433Salmon Arm’s shelters committed to providing help even during pandemic
151250news434Kelowna’s last video rental store, Leo’s Video, to close in face of COVID-19
151246news435Mounties search for Vernon bank robber
151244news436Penticton restaurant launches isolation-friendly meal kits
151252news437Kids of North Okanagan’s essential workers supported
151240news438Four RDOS staff self-isolating
151236news439BC SPCA restricts access to shelters over COVID-19 concerns
151232news440B.C. Teachers’ Federation says teachers will return to work after spring break
151216news441District of Sicamous closes municipal hall and public works yard
151200news442Shuswap food bank gets innovative for self quarantining residents
151186news443Stop flushing sanitary wipes: Town of Oliver
151182news444Shuswap seniors facilities keeping residents safe in face of COVID-19
151176news445Summerland closes municipal hall, public works building
151161news4466,800 seasonal workers allowed in country to fill empty B.C. agricultural jobs
151157news447Alleged gun sighting at Penticton Walmart prompts investigation
151150news448Summerland council meeting to proceed despite COVID-19
151143news449Kelowna liquor store reminding customers to keep the distance
151140news450City of Salmon Arm takes the big leap in response to COVID-19
151138news451‘Lots of unknowns’: Okanagan restaurant workers stressed as COVID-19 causes layoffs
151122news452PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River
151127news453Helping Paws Okanagan worries about being able to bring dogs home as borders close
151102news454Summerland thrift store now closed
151081news455Interior Health postpones most non-urgent surgeries
150715news456Update: Helicopter used to save stranded sledder east of Sicamous
152969business1No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
152932business2New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
152930business3COVID-19: Okanagan community delivers essentials and smiles
152877business4Virtual physio connects patients with Okanagan practitioners
152881business5Don’t take hair into your own hands, urge Okanagan stylists
152811business6Vernon, Kelowna denturists hit hard amid COVID-19
152761business7Okanagan business pumped to expand amid COVID-19
152759business8Grocery runs keep Salmon Arm delivery service busy
152755business9LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
152710business10Big Oil’s interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver: report
152541business11Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets
152517business12B.C. farmers markets restricted to food sales only due to COVID-19
152480business13Okanagan business delivers to truckers unable to get food
152420business14Salmon Arm bottle depot continues operation amid COVID-19 concerns
152325business15COVID-19 closes Vernon, Armstrong, Salmon Arm convenience store
152323business16West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
152219business17Sanitization spread to North Okanagan’s most vulnerable
152152business18UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
152166business19Vernon barn open for weddings amid pandemic
152131business20B.C. budget heads into unknown deficit range preparing for COVID-19
152097business21North American stock markets open higher after strong showing Tuesday, loonie up
152047business22Salmon Arm mall closes in response to COVID-19, stores adjust hours
152014business23Vernon restaurants serve up take-out deals for Great Canadian Takeout
151999business24WestJet lays off nearly 7,000 employees, cutting staff in half amid COVID-19 crisis
152018business25Okanagan restaurant serves up unique option amid pandemic
151863business26B.C. moves to prevent people being fired due to COVID-19 consequences
151865business27Donations not accepted by many Okanagan thrift shops/bins
151834business28No plans to shut off isolated B.C. communities from COVID-19, Adrian Dix says
151814business29B.C. legislature meets briefly with minimum MLAs to deal with COVID-19
151785business30B.C. announces $5 billion financial relief for COVID-19 pandemic
151671business31Forestry giant Interfor curtails operations in the face of COVID-19
151510business32B.C. Real Estate Association calls for stop to open houses during pandemic
151516business33Okanagan Spirits named world’s best, earns nod from Premier
151477business34Grande trouble: BBB warns of bogus COVID-19 Starbucks gift card scam
151458business35Myth of medical masks drives profiteering in B.C. COVID-19 battle
151412business36Pacific Coastal Airlines temporarily suspending operations due to COVID-19 outbreak
151344business37Shuswap grocery stores designate shopping time for at-risk customers
151349business38Final Farmers’ Market cancelled for season in North Okanagan
151197business39Chances, most pubs close due to COVID-19 concerns in the Shuswap
152980sports1Column: Staying active while social distancing in the Larch Hills
152742sports2Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021
152697sports3Salmon Arm Silverbacks meet Snakes in BCHL simulated conference final
152665sports4QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
152358sports5BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
152204sports6Okanagan Olympian finds silver lining in postponement of summer Olympics
152144sports72020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
152121sports8CFL players told to prepare for the worst regarding COVID-19 pandemic
151991sports9Vernon golfer tees up with UBCO
151851sports10All golf courses in the province should be closed to prevent virus spreading, British Columbia Golf says
151836sports11CHL cancels 2020 Memorial Cup in Kelowna due to COVID-19 concerns
152740life7That day I was a life model
152425life8Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette
152089life9Fresh and Green
152983opinion1LETTER: Thanks to those providing essential services
152917opinion2COLUMN: Summerland council taking stock of its finances in wake of COVID-19
152871opinion3COLUMN: Plenty of online reading options
152853opinion4COLUMN: The public has a right to know if COVID-19 is in their community
152823opinion5Dyer: Use your COVID-19 time to fight climate change
152590opinion6B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
152423opinion7Dancing through the pandemic: Dan’s top 10 songs to listen to in isolation
152318opinion8COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight
152301opinion9COLUMN: The world is changing — in some ways for the better
152184opinion10COLUMN: Taking precautions during COVID-19 pandemic
152138opinion11EDITORIAL: Stay home
152060opinion12COLUMN: Suggestions for those now working from home
151787opinion13Column: It’s not panic to heed rational, informed strategies on COVID-19
151777opinion14LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19
153037home1Salmon Arm opens respiratory clinic in response to COVID-19
153028home2Salmon Arm’s paving, pothole patching programs to begin in May
153026home3Last-minute hiring means Salmon Arm’s emergency shelter can remain open
153015home4UPDATE: 6.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
153012home5North Okanagan-Shuswap MP donating raise to support food banks, women’s shelters
153001home6COVID-19: Non-profit 3D printing face shields for local hospital
152985home7Column: Funding shortfall, high demand leaves Sorrento food bank in need of support
152971home8Grocery pickups and other supports available for Shuswap seniors living at home
152936home9Shuswap landfills an alternative to open burning
152890home10Neighbours surprise and move Shuswap health-care worker with their appreciations
152884home11Shuswap parents told learning during school shutdown won’t replicate classroom
152873home12Salmon Arm Legion starts GoFundMe campaign to help cover bills during closure
152830home13Salmon Arm businesses close, adjust in response to COVID-19 crisis
152765home14BC Hydro quick to restore power after outage affects 12,000 customers in the Shuswap
152759home15Grocery runs keep Salmon Arm delivery service busy
152751home16IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
152697home17Salmon Arm Silverbacks meet Snakes in BCHL simulated conference final
152673home18Okanagan Spirits donating free sanitizer to those most at risk during COVID-19 pandemic
152654home19Second million-dollar lotto ticket sold in Vernon
152624home20WATCH: Coldstream producer treats neighbours to live music from safe distance
152592home21Salmon Arm mayor supports parking solution for hungry truckers
152575home22Column: Keeping distance, working together and readying for rebound
152639home23Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
152567home24Interior Health officials outline pandemic response in virtual town hall
152550home25Shuswap food bank gives away three months of food in one week
152537home26Second Vernon-area high school exposed to COVID-19
152531home27Salmon Arm asked to identify facilities for isolation in COVID-19 response
152573home28Community newspapers bring people together in time of isolation
152489home29Interior Health Authority to hold virtual town hall with local MLAs
152475home30B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
152471home31Sicamous offering grants of up to $2,000 to help non-profits through COVID-19
152444home32Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
152420home33Salmon Arm bottle depot continues operation amid COVID-19 concerns
152402home34Chase public facilities closed due to COVID-19
152423home35Dancing through the pandemic: Dan’s top 10 songs to listen to in isolation
152370home36Shuswap search and rescue groups taking steps to address COVID-19 concerns
152348home37Interior Health issues alert following confirmed COVID-19 case on WestJet flight
152327home38Not the time for vacation: Shuswap trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
152354home39Kelowna philanthropist hosts contest for healthcare tuition at Okanagan College
152325home40COVID-19 closes Vernon, Armstrong, Salmon Arm convenience store
152250home41Shuswap residents respond to health workers’ need for personal protective equipment
152216home42Shuswap fire departments take COVID-19 precautions
152187home43Salmon Arm retailers press plastic bags back into service
152172home44High demand for plexiglass as Salmon Arm businesses seek to protect public, staff
152148home45United Way launches COVID-19 response plan to support the most vulnerable
152123home46Why you don’t know which B.C. city has COVID-19 cases: Interior Health explains
152125home47Salmon Arm youth council asks for city bus reroute through Canoe
152114home48Resident wants to see Salmon Arm’s Alexander Street closed to vehicles
152081home49Urgent Adams River restoration work to support salmon run
152055home50Shuswap residents use art to lift neighbours’ spirits amid COVID-19 crisis
152047home51Salmon Arm mall closes in response to COVID-19, stores adjust hours
152001home52Salmon Arm chair fitness class resurrected through wonders of technology
151974home53Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
151963home54City of Salmon Arm, CSRD and school playgrounds closed
151944home55Gas dips below $1 at downtown Salmon Arm stations
151687home56Update: Shuswap road rescue crews still active
151892home57Early visits from Shuswap Easter Bunny help fight COVID-19 blues
151869home58Salmon Arm asks residents to think of the workers emptying their compost bins
151895home59Digital learning likely for North Okanagan students
151842home60Secwepemc leaders: ‘Stay safe, stay healthy, stay connected’
151853home61Worried about property tax? Salmon Arm provides information
151828home62CSRD closes playgrounds to slow spread of COVID-19
151787home63Column: It’s not panic to heed rational, informed strategies on COVID-19
151714home64Sicamous residents urged to remain calm in the face of COVID-19 pandemic
151671home65Forestry giant Interfor curtails operations in the face of COVID-19
151617home66Interior Health cancels day programs, prioritizes admissions to protect seniors receiving care
151615home67First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Sun Peaks
151581home68Too much information? Here is a compilation of Salmon Arm details so far
151529home69BC Hydro’s Power Pioneers become well-bonded and generous bunch
151523home70Shuswap history in pictures: Crash on Trans-Canada Highway
151514home71Salmon Arm food banks make plea for help as supplies depleted
151462home72Columbia Shuswap Regional District office closes due to COVID-19 pandemic
151425home73Women Who Wine raise more than $48,000 for non-profit groups
151381home74Salmon Arm physio, fitness clinics close doors over COVID-19 concerns
151417home75Coronavirus: Revelstoke tenant calls rent-due letter ‘abhorrent’
151359home76Seed potatoes ‘flying off the shelves’ as Shuswap residents decide to grow own food
151324home77Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Interior Health, bringing total to 12
151298home78Salmon Arm grocery stores designate shopping time for at risk customers
151288home79Shuswap Emergency Program activates emergency operations centre to assist COVID-19 response
151284home80Tour buses still coming to Salmon Arm hotel
151258home81Salmon Arm’s shelters committed to providing help even during pandemic
151271home82“We will survive the best we can”: Okanagan wineries report sales decline due to COVID-19
151200home83Shuswap food bank gets innovative for self quarantining residents
151216home84District of Sicamous closes municipal hall and public works yard
151197home85Chances, most pubs close due to COVID-19 concerns in the Shuswap
151182home86Shuswap seniors facilities keeping residents safe in face of COVID-19
151140home87City of Salmon Arm takes the big leap in response to COVID-19
151081home88Interior Health postpones most non-urgent surgeries
150715home89Update: Helicopter used to save stranded sledder east of Sicamous
153042home21World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
153035home22Outbreak of COVID-19 at Okanagan agricultural business, 14 cases confirmed
153033home23Community drums up support for North Okanagan hospital workers
153031home24South Okanagan first responders salute hospital workers
153024home25John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
153022home26B.C.’s first community COVID-19 death was dentist ‘dedicated’ to health: lawyer
153008home27Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
153006home28‘April Fools’ social media prank leads to criminal investigation in Osoyoos
153004home29Stay inside vehicles on Interior ferry crossings to prevent spread of COVID-19: B.C. government
152999home210COVID-19 case confirmed at restaurant in Cache Creek: Interior Health
153010home211WATCH: Vernon nurse shares fears for frontline workers
152997home212Town of Princeton launches Coronavirus hotline to assist residents in need
152995home213BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
153017home214Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
152991home215Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
152989home216Two arrested after man lies about COVID-19 illness to stay in Victoria Airbnb for free
152749home217Liberals delay release of 75% wage subsidy details, costs: Morneau
152983home218LETTER: Thanks to those providing essential services
152980home219Column: Staying active while social distancing in the Larch Hills
152978home220Outbreak of COVID-19 at West Kelowna agricultural business; 14 cases confirmed
152974home221Summerland Earth Week events affected by COVID-19
152969home222No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
152919home22310% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
152967home224COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
152965home225Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
152963home226Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
152961home227COVID-19: Vernon restaurant group forecasts 90% revenue loss for eateries
152959home228Valleydrive 2020 moves online due to COVID-19
152957home229Kelowna cafe offers free drinks to hospital workers, first responders
152955home230Summerland beverage producers feel effects of COVID-19
152953home231Kelowna Rotarian celebrates birthday with ‘drive-by’ parade party
152949home232B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
152946home233Some people still ignoring public health orders
152944home234Okanagan couple writing tribute song to health care workers
152951home235Armstrong safe from space invasion
152942home236VIDEO: RCMP investigating double hot tub theft in Kelowna
152934home237COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
152932home238New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
152930home239COVID-19: Okanagan community delivers essentials and smiles
152939home240More school tools unveiled for Okanagan students
152927home241‘Critical’ shortage of personal protective equipment: Kelowna physician
152925home242Kelowna man facing charges after allegedly assaulting bus driver
152923home243WATCH: Okanagan Indian Band Elder offers prayer amid COVID-19
152921home244Okanagan Telus customers’ service interrupted
152917home245COLUMN: Summerland council taking stock of its finances in wake of COVID-19
152912home246Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
152904home247World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
152901home248‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
152899home249Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
152897home250Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
152895home251Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
152879home252BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
152886home253‘Dramatic change’: YLW traffic drops to less than 1,000 passengers a day
152877home254Virtual physio connects patients with Okanagan practitioners
152821home255Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
152869home256Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
152864home257‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
152881home258Don’t take hair into your own hands, urge Okanagan stylists
152855home259Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
152871home260COLUMN: Plenty of online reading options
152850home261Shuswap history in pictures: Root Bear
152787home262Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
152839home263Summerland care facility orders reusable masks
152829home264New Kelowna business committed to growing B.C. beverage industry
152827home265Stop skiing on Mount Mackenzie: Revelstoke Mountain Resort
152823home266Dyer: Use your COVID-19 time to fight climate change
152825home267Apartments evacuated during police stand-off
152819home268Avalanche blocked Highway 1 near Revelstoke yesterday
152815home269Kamloops RCMP investigate alleged abduction attempt
152809home270No need to press the walk button at some North Okanagan crosswalks
152807home271Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
152803home272SORCO rescues ‘Hope’ the owl, their first of 2020
152800home273Clearwater RCMP look for missing Alberta man
152785home274WATCH: Police, fire rally for Vernon hospital workers in COVID-19 fight
152783home275North Okanagan woman helps others apply for EI amid COVID-19
152797home276North Okanagan woman sews masks amid pandemic
152781home277COVID-19: No fines to be issued by Vernon bylaw
152811home278Vernon, Kelowna denturists hit hard amid COVID-19
152779home279Kelowna production company keeps filming through COVID-19 pandemic
152777home280One dead, three others injured following stabbing in Kamloops
152771home281Snowfall warning in effect for Coquihalla Highway
152767home282Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
152773home283’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
152763home284Western Star in Kelowna to hold auctions in absentee bidding style amid COVID-19 concerns
152761home285Okanagan business pumped to expand amid COVID-19
152757home28670-year-old Kelowna man arrested after report of shots fired inside a home
152755home287LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
152753home28824,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
152700home289‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
152612home290B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
152675home29114-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
152724home292Summerland skeletons carry COVID-19 messages
152715home293First responders continue to rally in support of health care workers in Kelowna
152722home294Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
152712home295‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
152688home296Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
152681home297B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
152679home298Vehicle goes up in smoke in Okanagan garage
152677home299COSAR rescues two lost hikers from Okanagan Mountain Park
152652home2100No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
152661home2101Okanagan women spending quarantine making masks
152665home2102QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
152669home2103B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
152631home2104No hesitation; two bystanders assist in South Okanagan house fire rescue
152646home2105Summerland churches go online during COVID-19 pandemic
152635home2106Fur Brigade Trail was transportation route in Okanagan Valley
152629home2107RCMP, firefighters rally in support for health care workers in Kelowna
152627home2108Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers
152622home2109Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic
152648home2110‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
152610home2111Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
152608home2112Okanagan woman baking for those in need amid COVID-19
152605home2113Okanagan distillery hands out thousands of sanitizer bottles, needs help in COVID-19 fight
152603home2114B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
152601home2115B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
152590home2116B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
152588home2117‘Tremendous’ response from blood donors has supply keeping pace with demand
152586home2118Federal doctor says COVID-19 battle will last ‘months, many months’ as cases soar
152578home2119Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany
152558home2120VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
152556home2121Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
152553home2122Shuswap History in Pictures: Horse power
152545home212367 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
152569home2124‘Corona Busters’: Vernon man drives vintage ambulance in appreciation of health-care workers
152539home2125‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
152535home2126Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
152529home2127Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
152525home2128Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen cancels April 2 meeting
152521home2129Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns
152519home2130BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers
152506home2131Fundraising initiative created to help during COVID-19
152500home2132COVID-19: Penticton bylaw officers enforcing closure of public spaces
152508home2133WATCH: Okanagan couple gets engaged in quarantine
152498home2134From Zumba to ZOOM-ba: Vernon fitness studio moves classes online amid COVID-19
152493home2135Penticton kinesiologist offers free workouts, healthy recipes during pandemic
152496home2136COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
152486home2137Vernon ‘larger than life’ businessman dies in sleep
152483home2138Column: Nordic skiing thrives in the Shuswap thanks to active clubs
152482home2139Summerland to open call centre
152479home2140Playground closures well received in Summerland
152451home2141Letter: Sustainable and equitable world needed to survive virus and its aftermath
152469home2142Humor is some important medicine
152467home2143Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
152465home2144WATCH: Okanagan girl makes Kids Morning Show amid COVID-19 isolation
152463home2145T-Rex sends a message to Kamloops residents during COVID-19
152461home2146Summerland Food Bank still operating during COVID-19
152459home2147COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
152456home2148Letter: Criticism of B.C. Premier John Horgan fails four-way test
152480home2149Okanagan business delivers to truckers unable to get food
152454home2150BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
152446home2151RCMP seize drugs for second time in two months from Kelowna home
152441home2152Letter: Many people to be celebrated during COVID-19 crisis, some not quite as much
152437home2153Okanagan MLA confident in Interior Health during COVID-19 pandemic
152429home2154Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
152427home2155US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
152413home2156World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
152407home2157Conservatives suspend party’s leadership race in face of COVID-19 crisis
152405home2158With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
152418home2159Okanagan museum prepares to isolate and create
152399home2160COVID-19 cases, deaths climb despite restrictions; experts warn of ‘cures’
152386home2161B.C. man returns to isolation in China nearly two months after fleeing COVID-19 scare
152384home2162Unconfirmed COVID-19 case at Mica Heliskiing near Revelstoke
152390home2163B.C. egg, chicken farms facing down challenge of COVID-19
152382home2164COVID-19 case confimed at Save-On in Kamloops
152380home2165RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
152378home2166SilverStar employee tests positive for COVID-19
152376home2167Okanagan writers support local charities with Virtual Reading Series
152297home2168B.C. bans ‘shameful black market’ of food, medical supplies; limits buying quantities
152350home2169COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
152338home2170BC Liquor Stores closing on Sundays, seeing skyrocketing sales amid COVID-19
152374home2171Building inspector urges renovators to get permits
152368home2172COVID-19: South Okanagan physician community seeking PPE donations
152360home2173Some big city shoppers heading to small B.C. towns to stock up on COVID-19 supplies
152358home2174BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
152356home2175Man charged in fatal shooting now living near Princeton, under court order
152352home2176B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
152346home2177Kelowna takes action to protect businesses from crime during COVID-19 pandemic
152333home2178Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
152330home2179Summerland woman observes waxwings in crabapple tree
152305home2180Taking time off work due to COVID-19 now falls under medical leave
152323home2181West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
152320home2182WATCH: Vernon firefighters douse antique store roof fire
152318home2183COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight
152315home2184Armstrong IPE still on… for now
152311home2185Unconfirmed report of COVID-19 at Kelowna General Hospital
152309home2186Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
152307home2187Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
152303home2188COVID-19 extends Vernon temporary shelter 3 months
152301home2189COLUMN: The world is changing — in some ways for the better
152295home2190Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
152289home2191Ottawa seeking lower credit card interest rates amid COVID-19 crisis
152278home2192Morning Start: The polio vaccine was unveiled 67 years ago today
152281home2193PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
152276home2194COVID-19 cases march higher despite restrictions and threats of punishment
152272home2195Death looks different in a pandemic: B.C. bereavement workers, religious leaders taking new measures
152262home2196COVID-19 morning Canadian update: Cases nationwide climb to 3,500
152259home2197‘We’re ready’ for COVID-19, says South Okanagan health care director
152248home2198Couple self-isolating at their Summerland farm
152225home2199RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
152223home2200Summerland Landfill introduces regulations introduced to slow spread of COVID-19
152241home2201Photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
152214home2202Smoke rising from the Okanagan Rail Trail in Kelowna
152254home2203Single? Don’t mingle: Okanagan dating scene doomed during pandemic
152212home2204Summerland charity cancels in-person support
152210home2205Big White chef brings fresh produce to Central Okanagan Food Bank
152208home2206Online shopping waitlist grows at Okanagan Superstores amid COVID-19 pandemic
152206home2207KGH Foundation White Heart Project to support and recognize Okanagan caregivers
152204home2208Okanagan Olympian finds silver lining in postponement of summer Olympics
152202home2209Weddings, big gatherings have to stop, B.C.’s COVID-19 doctor says
152200home2210Conservation Officer Service looking for people who killed ram in Kelowna
152184home2211COLUMN: Taking precautions during COVID-19 pandemic
152177home2212WATCH: Bagpiper’s tunes played from Vernon balcony amid self-isolation
152170home2213B.C. promises up to $500 monthly in rent support amid COVID-19
152168home2214Delayed alert of Vernon high school COVID-19 exposure explained: Interior Health
152105home2215Trudeau unveils new $2,000 per month benefit to streamline COVID-19 aid
152164home2216Bail granted to man charged in killing at Cache Creek home
152162home2217COVID-19: Most bottle depots in South Okanagan closed
152159home2218Kelowna bottle depot remains open despite COVID-19 concerns
152219home2219Sanitization spread to North Okanagan’s most vulnerable
152154home2220COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, local authorities warn
152152home2221UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
152166home2222Vernon barn open for weddings amid pandemic
152231home2223COVID fails to curb creativity at Okanagan art gallery
152146home2224Okanagan Rail Trail bathrooms removed from trail head amid COVID-19
152144home22252020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
152135home2226North Okanagan cyclist allegedly struck by Jeep and assaulted
152131home2227B.C. budget heads into unknown deficit range preparing for COVID-19
152128home2228Shuswap history in pictures: Play outdoors
152138home2229EDITORIAL: Stay home
152117home2230Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen asks residents not to use landfills
152175home2231B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
152109home2232Kelowna RCMP on scene of possible murder
152107home2233Vernon police up early to disarm man with knife
152101home2234#PlankTheCurve: B.C. celebrities urge Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
152099home2235Canadians who have lost their jobs anxiously awaiting federal help
152095home2236Stars not aligned for astrologers during COVID-19, as horoscopes dish outdated advice
152091home2237Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
152087home2238BC Ferries passengers asked to avoid all non-essential travel amid pandemic
152085home2239Overdose prevention, safe injection sites take extra precautions to mitigate COVID-19
152076home2240World COVID-19 update, 5 a.m., March 25: Prince Charles tests positive, $2 trillion in U.S. aid
152069home2241Vernon high school staff, students may have been exposed to COVID-19
152078home2242PET OF THE WEEK: Destiny and her brothers want a home together
152063home2243Penticton RCMP seize $6,000 in illegal cigarettes
152060home2244COLUMN: Suggestions for those now working from home
152053home2245Princeton closes parks and mayor launches ‘virtual walk’ Facebook group
152040home2246Okanagan College culinary program donates unused ingredients to food bank
152038home2247Kamloops police investigate stabbing
152036home2248B.C. COVID-19 tests up to 3,500 a day, care home staffing to change
152034home2249Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
152029home2250COVID-19: Inmate, employee at Kamloops prison concerned about conditions
152020home2251Okanagan Skaha School District closes playgrounds
151986home2252$1,000 payment for COVID-19 affected workers won’t come till May: B.C. finance ministry
152016home2253Okanagan man living in Philippines provides tips from abroad during COVID-19
152014home2254Vernon restaurants serve up take-out deals for Great Canadian Takeout
152012home2255Summerland continues to close its doors
152010home2256Summerland music teacher offers online ukulele lessons
152007home2257Shuswap donkey refuge closed to the public due to COVID-19
152024home2258Apparel company donating profits from COVID-19 shirts to Vernon mission
151999home2259WestJet lays off nearly 7,000 employees, cutting staff in half amid COVID-19 crisis
151997home2260Air clears in North Okanagan, dust advisory lifted
151995home2261Driver’s licence renewals, 90-day payment deferral now available online, ICBC says
151993home2262B.C. closes camping, day services at provincial parks for COVID-19
152018home2263Okanagan restaurant serves up unique option amid pandemic
151991home2264Vernon golfer tees up with UBCO
151988home2265Column: Distancing, not isolating, and handling our fears
151984home2266Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen closes playgrounds, outdoor courts
151982home2267A message on COVID-19 from South Okanagan doctors
151980home2268North Okanagan resident models unique quarantine outfit
151939home2269Trudeau: More ‘stringent measures’ will come if Canadians ignore COVID-19 guidelines
151978home2270BC SPCA seeks help for 36 neglected mini-horses, 17 other farm animals
151969home2271Avalanche Canada to stop avalanche forecasting early
151966home2272Tories will support aid to Canadians, not Liberal ‘power grab’: Scheer
151961home2273Summerland closes playgrounds
151959home2274No immediate plans to use cell phone tracking in COVID-19 fight: Trudeau
151957home2275Parks Canada to close access to trails
151955home2276COVID-19: Kelowna nixes on-street paid parking downtown
151952home2277National coronavirus update, March 24: Parliament suspends emergency session
151949home2278Town’s only grocery store sets limits on purchasing to keep essentials on the shelves
151942home2279Princeton mayor turns to technology to connect with residents over Coronavirus crisis
151938home2280Princeton organizing network to assist seniors and shut ins during crisis
151936home2281Construction company shuts down all job sites, says new B.C. guidelines are ‘too little, too late’
151863home2282B.C. moves to prevent people being fired due to COVID-19 consequences
151934home2283Golden’s doctors test community for COVID-19
151932home2284Fine Canadians for ignoring COVID-19 orders or face consequences: doctor
151902home2285In photos: Okanagan residents celebrate #NationalPuppyDay
151900home2286Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021
151897home2287Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
151885home2288March 24 world COVID-19 update: Olympics postponed, confusion in Britain
151889home2289Positive notes left around Summerland community
151883home2290COVID-19: Penticton hotels facing cancellations, income loss
151872home2291Okanagan pumps dip below $1
151867home2292COVID-19: Visitation limits in place at all Interior Health sites
151855home2293Cities warned from declaring local states of emergency, Abbotsford mayor says
151785home2294B.C. announces $5 billion financial relief for COVID-19 pandemic
151845home2295Summerland mayor provides daily messages during COVID-19 pandemic
151838home2296South Okanagan liquor store closes due to COVID-19
151865home2297Donations not accepted by many Okanagan thrift shops/bins
151836home2298CHL cancels 2020 Memorial Cup in Kelowna due to COVID-19 concerns
151756home2299B.C. reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths but 100 people have recovered, Henry says
151830home2300Central Okanagan Public Schools close playgrounds due to COVID-19 concerns
151826home2301Surrey man arrested after woman screams for help in Kelowna
151820home2302RCMP investigating apparent shot fired into Penticton motel
151818home2303Okanagan woman pens own obituary
151816home2304Kelowna band Andrew Judah live streams concert for community
151814home2305B.C. legislature meets briefly with minimum MLAs to deal with COVID-19
151811home2306Vernon air quality nearly twice as bad as Kelowna
151797home2307Interior Health asks Kamloops bonspiel attendees to self isolate
151792home2308Craft Beer Market in Kelowna to help out staff affected by COVID-19 layoffs
151790home2309COVID-19: Help for agriculture industry as Farm Credit Canada receives $5B increase
151783home2310Out-of-control blaze burning near Lytton: BC Wildfire
151781home2311Okanagan couple among 842 stuck in cruise ship docked in Hawaii
151777home2312LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19
151773home2313Lake Country residents embrace the little things during COVID-19 pandemic
151771home2314Okanagan teacher teams up with special student to brighten people’s day during dark times
151768home2315Volunteers keep Kelowna’s vulnerable fed as day services close
151766home2316Vernon police investigate shots fired
151763home2317Column: Gardening good for the soul and a healthy distraction
151760home2318B.C. screening care home workers as two more test positive for COVID-19
151758home2319Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19
151754home2320COVID-19 closes North Okanagan playgrounds
151751home2321Okanagan distillery’s hand sanitizer nearly ready for public
151749home2322Former Kelowna mayor Jim Stuart dies
151747home2323Service BC offices remain open with social distancing measures, first hours of business for vulnerable
151743home2324COVID-19: Rogers to provide Food Bank Canada with one million meals
151642home2325Victoria-area youth at house party tell police they are ‘immune’ to COVID-19
151712home2326VIDEO: B.C. artist gets help from Canadians far and wide to make inspirational COVID-19 self-isolation video
151706home2327Grass fire near Penticton airport spreads up ridge, stopped by rock face
151704home2328BC Ferries confirms worker has COVID-19
151689home2329Great Okanagan Beer Festival to be re-scheduled due to COVID-19 concerns
151680home2330Princeton-area school worker tests positive for Coronavirus
151678home2331‘COVID-19 is definitely in the community and definitely spreading’: Local clinic warns Revelstoke
151677home2332Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health
151669home2333Okanagan city’s recreation services staff served with layoff notices
151665home2334B.C. to allow restaurants to hire laid-off servers to deliver alcohol
151661home2335Summerland quilter ready to produce reusable face masks
151657home2336Letter: Premier Horgan’s performance disappointing
151723home2337Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus
151593home2338Grocery stores hiring more staff, offer wage boost as B.C. adapts to COVID-19 buying habits
151623home2339Fur Brigade Trail on provincial heritage registry
151621home2340Doctors will have help with any ‘distressing decisions’ around which COVID-19 patients get ventilators
151619home2341‘Coronaoke’ hits high note among self-isolating crowd thanks to B.C. man
151611home2342COVID-19: Okanagan assisted living tenants to connect with families via iPads
151601home2343Not COVID-19: Here’s what else happened this week in B.C.
151598home2344Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen preparing for spring flooding
151596home2345Coronavirus: Third Revelstoke heliskiing company declares COVID-19 case
151587home2346Hotel Eldorado temporarily shutting doors to help slow COVID-19
151518home2347Family of B.C. woman who died of COVID-19 makes plea for people to stay home
151583home2348Okanagan daycare supporting essential service providers amid COVID-19
151574home2349Vernon’s Sparkling Hill Resort closes amid COVID-19
151570home2350Country star Kenny Rogers dies of natural causes at 81
151539home2351No sanitization, no workers: Victoria tradespeople walk off job
151537home2352‘Different than anything we’ve ever seen’: How B.C. paramedics are responding to COVID-19
151535home2353COVID-19: South Okanagan doctor offering free virtual appointments to anyone in need
151510home2354B.C. Real Estate Association calls for stop to open houses during pandemic
151516home2355Okanagan Spirits named world’s best, earns nod from Premier
151512home2356North Okanagan teachers back to school after spring break
151508home2357COVID-19: Penticton Indian Band declares state of emergency
151504home2358Follow directives to slow spread of COVID-19, Summerland mayor urges
151502home2359Kelowna looking at electronic options for council meetings due to COVID-19
151436home2360Costco bans return of hoarded items, including toilet paper
151497home2361Revelstoke CMH lodge confirms recent guest tested positive for COVID-19
151495home2362No public access at March 23 Summerland council meeting
151493home2363Teachers, support workers to return to Central Okanagan schools after spring break
151479home2364B.C. COVID-19 cases jump by another 77, another care home affected
151477home2365Grande trouble: BBB warns of bogus COVID-19 Starbucks gift card scam
151473home2366B.C. city suspends business licence of studio claiming hot yoga kills COVID-19
151475home2367Vernon mom with presumptive COVID-19 case shares inside look into self-quarantining
151466home2368Province denies $20 million grant application for Princeton’s aquatic centre
151469home2369COVID-19: Bus fares waived, back door entry for most as BC Transit ensures social distancing
151464home2370‘It was a stupid mistake’: Lake Country couple regretful of panic purchase, donate $1,000
151460home2371Vernon woman says she has COVID-19
151458home2372Myth of medical masks drives profiteering in B.C. COVID-19 battle
151453home2373Vernon pot stores see sales rise amid COVID-19
151448home2374Line forms as Kelowna’s Superstore only lets in 500 at a time due to COVID-19
151444home2375Revelstoke distillery halts production to make free disinfectant
151526home2376COVID-19: Vernon bride to be may be forced to postpone as fiancé stuck on cruise
151439home2377Dutch stockpile cannabis, French red wine during COVID-19 crisis
151430home2378COVID-19: BC Transit beefs up sanitization measures, still operating
151428home2379COVID-19 precautions ‘not optional,’ B.C.’s Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
151409home2380B.C. dentist petitions province to order shut-down of all dental offices
151412home2381Pacific Coastal Airlines temporarily suspending operations due to COVID-19 outbreak
151394home2382Air Canada laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants
151362home2383City of Vernon still open for business
151323home2384B.C. Rotary exchange students told to ‘shelter in place’ through COVID-19
151349home2385Final Farmers’ Market cancelled for season in North Okanagan
151320home2386Summerland Action Festival future uncertain
151312home2387Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen closes its buildings
151310home2388North Okanagan long-term care facility dealing with flu outbreak
151308home2389Mental health as important as physical in COVID-19 crisis: CMHA Vernon
151306home2390Big White asks visitors to stick to designated recreation trails
151296home2391South Okanagan woman offering free pet food to those in need
151292home2392Summerland Blossom Pageant future uncertain
151260home2393RCMP warns of COVID-19 scams spreading through B.C.
151250home2394Kelowna’s last video rental store, Leo’s Video, to close in face of COVID-19
151246home2395Mounties search for Vernon bank robber
151244home2396Penticton restaurant launches isolation-friendly meal kits
151252home2397Kids of North Okanagan’s essential workers supported
151240home2398Four RDOS staff self-isolating
151232home2399B.C. Teachers’ Federation says teachers will return to work after spring break
151186home2400Stop flushing sanitary wipes: Town of Oliver
151176home2401Summerland closes municipal hall, public works building
151161home24026,800 seasonal workers allowed in country to fill empty B.C. agricultural jobs
151157home2403Alleged gun sighting at Penticton Walmart prompts investigation
151150home2404Summerland council meeting to proceed despite COVID-19
151138home2405‘Lots of unknowns’: Okanagan restaurant workers stressed as COVID-19 causes layoffs
151127home2406Helping Paws Okanagan worries about being able to bring dogs home as borders close
151122home2407PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River
151102home2408Summerland thrift store now closed
151089home2409Summerland Arts and Cultural Centre closes its doors
151079home2410Summerland Chamber building closes to the public
151071home2411Summerland Ornamental Gardens now closed
152717entertainment1Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan
152527entertainment2Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis
152473entertainment3Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use
152418entertainment4Okanagan museum prepares to isolate and create
152231entertainment5COVID fails to curb creativity at Okanagan art gallery
151816entertainment6Kelowna band Andrew Judah live streams concert for community
151758entertainment7Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19
151723entertainment8Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus
151570entertainment9Country star Kenny Rogers dies of natural causes at 81
151384entertainment10Isolation sensation: Okanagan father turns children’s voices into Journey cover
152965trending-now1Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
152888trending-now2‘The Office’ star John Krasinski offers Some Good News in trying times
152665trending-now3QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
152622trending-now4Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic
152610trending-now5Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
152558trending-now6VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
152463trending-now7T-Rex sends a message to Kamloops residents during COVID-19
152435trending-now8Morning Start: Bob Dylan’s ode to JFK
152278trending-now9Morning Start: The polio vaccine was unveiled 67 years ago today
152254trending-now10Single? Don’t mingle: Okanagan dating scene doomed during pandemic
152101trending-now11#PlankTheCurve: B.C. celebrities urge Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
152095trending-now12Stars not aligned for astrologers during COVID-19, as horoscopes dish outdated advice
151712trending-now13VIDEO: B.C. artist gets help from Canadians far and wide to make inspirational COVID-19 self-isolation video
151619trending-now14‘Coronaoke’ hits high note among self-isolating crowd thanks to B.C. man
151422trending-now1550 things to do at home during the coronavirus pandemic
153033community1Community drums up support for North Okanagan hospital workers
153040community2WATCH: Peachland boy gets a birthday parade
153017community3Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
152974community4Summerland Earth Week events affected by COVID-19
152890community5Neighbours surprise and move Shuswap health-care worker with their appreciations
152873community6Salmon Arm Legion starts GoFundMe campaign to help cover bills during closure
152850community7Shuswap history in pictures: Root Bear
152839community8Summerland care facility orders reusable masks
152809community9No need to press the walk button at some North Okanagan crosswalks
152665community10QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
152646community11Summerland churches go online during COVID-19 pandemic
152635community12Fur Brigade Trail was transportation route in Okanagan Valley
152624community13WATCH: Coldstream producer treats neighbours to live music from safe distance
152648community14‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
152553community15Shuswap History in Pictures: Horse power
152550community16Shuswap food bank gives away three months of food in one week
152569community17‘Corona Busters’: Vernon man drives vintage ambulance in appreciation of health-care workers
152506community18Fundraising initiative created to help during COVID-19
152483community19Column: Nordic skiing thrives in the Shuswap thanks to active clubs
152479community20Playground closures well received in Summerland
152465community21WATCH: Okanagan girl makes Kids Morning Show amid COVID-19 isolation
152461community22Summerland Food Bank still operating during COVID-19
152330community23Summerland woman observes waxwings in crabapple tree
152248community24Couple self-isolating at their Summerland farm
152256community25WATCH: Churches turn to technology as COVID-19 rages
152128community26Shuswap history in pictures: Play outdoors
152078community27PET OF THE WEEK: Destiny and her brothers want a home together
152055community28Shuswap residents use art to lift neighbours’ spirits amid COVID-19 crisis
152010community29Summerland music teacher offers online ukulele lessons
152007community30Shuswap donkey refuge closed to the public due to COVID-19
152001community31Salmon Arm chair fitness class resurrected through wonders of technology
151980community32North Okanagan resident models unique quarantine outfit
151902community33In photos: Okanagan residents celebrate #NationalPuppyDay
151889community34Positive notes left around Summerland community
151892community35Early visits from Shuswap Easter Bunny help fight COVID-19 blues
151818community36Okanagan woman pens own obituary
151763community37Column: Gardening good for the soul and a healthy distraction
151754community38COVID-19 closes North Okanagan playgrounds
151661community39Summerland quilter ready to produce reusable face masks
151623community40Fur Brigade Trail on provincial heritage registry
151523community41Shuswap history in pictures: Crash on Trans-Canada Highway
151529community42BC Hydro’s Power Pioneers become well-bonded and generous bunch
151425community43Women Who Wine raise more than $48,000 for non-profit groups
151362community44City of Vernon still open for business
151089community45Summerland Arts and Cultural Centre closes its doors
151079community46Summerland Chamber building closes to the public
151071community47Summerland Ornamental Gardens now closed
152983letters1LETTER: Thanks to those providing essential services
152456letters2Letter: Criticism of B.C. Premier John Horgan fails four-way test
152441letters3Letter: Many people to be celebrated during COVID-19 crisis, some not quite as much
151777letters4LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19
151657letters5Letter: Premier Horgan’s performance disappointing
152451letters6Letter: Sustainable and equitable world needed to survive virus and its aftermath
153040video1WATCH: Peachland boy gets a birthday parade
152993video2B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
152888video3‘The Office’ star John Krasinski offers Some Good News in trying times
152817video4B.C. records first at-home death from COVID-19, but 70+ hospital patients have recovered
152281photo-galleries1PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
151122photo-galleries2PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River
123884sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island