REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Brentwood Bay: Intertribal powwow celebrates Tsartlip Nation

An Intertribal powwow drew hundreds to Tsartlip Nation to enjoy dancing, drumming and food in Brentwood Bay over BC Day weekend. See more >

Surrey: Advocate happy with new fountains for local homeless

A Surrey woman and homeless advocate says she’s thrilled a water fountain for the local homeless has been installed back in the community – amid hot weather that doesn’t look like it will be letting up. See more >

Qualicum: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Island highway

And thanks to a group of quick-thinking drivers, a broken out fire in the middle of a Vancouver Island highway didn’t get much bigger than just that. See more >

Williams Lake: Wildfires cause smoke to blanket the province

Meanwhile, residents in most of the Cariboo region have been allowed to return to their homes, but have not been able to escape the heavy smoke and low air quality thats also reaching B.C.’s coast. See more >

Kelowna: A night bucking with action

Professional Bull Riding hit Kelowna for the first time this past week, bringing jam-packed action full of big rides and rank wrecks. See more >

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Pew is a creative writing teacher at Selkirk, published poet and writer for local magazines

Kootenay Savings builds healthy and vibrant communities

Many organizations in the region, including Kimberley Community Foundation, receive funds

News recap: Kimberley

A quick recap of the top news stories this week in Kimberley.

Kimberley City Council recieves letters of support for Trails Manager

Kimberley Trails Societies asking for ongoing City support to hire Trails Manager

Dynamiters help unload groceries for Food Bank

The Kimberley Helping Hands Food Bank is putting together their Christmas Hampers

UPDATE: Grizzly bear trophy hunting over in B.C.

Now only Indigenous people can hunt bears for meat

Star Blue Jays announced for Vancouver ‘Winter Tour’ event in January

Toronto’s pro baseball team heads west for two-day event

Mental effects of wildfire still linger in Fort McMurray

‘Resilient, but tired:’ Mental effects of wildfire lingering in Fort McMurray

Climate change hits Winter Olympic preparation

AP Exclusive: Climate change hits Winter Olympic preparation

Calgary Flames thump Vancouver Canucks 6-1

Mark Giordano, Sam Bennett lead the way as Flames thump Canucks 6-1

Homicide detectives now probing billionaire couple’s death

Police release cause of death of Barry and Honey Sherman as “ligature neck compression”

‘Case not made’ for Liberal bill’s problematic cyberspy powers

The Liberal government’s ill-defined plan to give Canada’s cyberspy agency wide-ranging powers to go on the attack against threats could trample civil liberties

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