Jake Courtepatte

More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)

Planned work led to huge FortisBC outage in the Okanagan

More than 30,000 customers were affected

More than 30,00 FortisBC customers were affected at the height of the short power outage. (Photo/FortisBC)
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Wildfire between Merritt and Spences Bridge ‘moving at moderate rate’

Wildfire currently marked as 0.6 hectares

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Lytton area wildfire breaches 2,000 hectares

Wildfire moving west from Fraser River

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(Jack McIntyre/Facebook)

Day one: Wildfire sparks near Lytton, possibly 3 structures lost

Evacuation orders are in place for nearby communities

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Search underway for person possibly swept away in Kelowna’s Mission Creek

Search and rescue team called in to 1300-block of Pasadena Road

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The White Rock Lake wildfire in North Okanagan is shown burning during the 2021 B.C. wildfire season. (Terry Lawson/Facebook)

B.C. wildfires may be linked to 10% higher chance of brain tumours

New study finds higher incidence of lung cancer and brain tumours due to wildfire exposures

The White Rock Lake wildfire in North Okanagan is shown burning during the 2021 B.C. wildfire season. (Terry Lawson/Facebook)
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Wildfire reaches 20 hectares near Merritt

Fire appears to be human-caused

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Cst. Mike Della-Paolera returns Ian Moore’s Wayne Gretzky rookie card. (Kelowna RCMP photo)

Missing Gretzky rookie card returned to owner 7 years later by Kelowna RCMP

Valuable card stolen in 2015 break-and-enter

Cst. Mike Della-Paolera returns Ian Moore’s Wayne Gretzky rookie card. (Kelowna RCMP photo)
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2 B.C. cities have longest clinic wait times in Canada: Report

Victoria tops the list while Kelowna is second

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Charges laid in man’s racist rant outside Kelowna COVID vaccine clinic

Bruce Orydzuk was attending a protest against vaccines last year

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Man charged with attempted murder after attack on Kelowna Mountie

Suspect committed under Mental Health Act

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Interior Savings waives wire fees to Ukraine

Also warns of scams posing as humanitarian organizations

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22 new adult substance-use beds, complex care housing coming to Okanagan

The province and Interior Health announced new treatment and recovery services for Kelowna

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Suspect vehicle in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Ogilvie)

Kelowna RCMP take down stolen vehicle suspect after high-profile chase involving guns

Suspect is said to have fired gun at Good Samaritan, deployed bear spray

Suspect vehicle in West Kelowna. (Photo: Dave Ogilvie)
John Horgan. (Canadian Press files)

Premier Horgan speaks on rising violence in B.C. after UBCO security guard murdered

Harmandeep Kaur was attacked while on the job on Feb. 26

John Horgan. (Canadian Press files)
UBCO homicide victim Harmandeep Kaur. (Facebook)

UBCO homicide victim a new resident to Canada

Harmandeep Kaur is being named as the victim from Saturday’s attack

UBCO homicide victim Harmandeep Kaur. (Facebook)
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Assault on UBCO security guard now a homicide

No students were said to be involved

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