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The provincial government is holding another round of open houses with the focus of improving traffic flows though the central Okanagan…
03.29 / 01:23
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A new report is shedding light on how technological trends will affect work in the future, especially for…
03.29 / 01:22
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Half of the most commonly stolen vehicles in B.C. are pickup trucks, the RCMP…
03.29 / 01:12
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Despite a hairline fracture on his skull, and some bruised ribs, a 13-year-old boy who was hit by a truck on Monday near Central Elementary School is expected to make a full recovery. Merritt RCMP are not expected to seek charges against the driver of the pickup truck that hit the boy while he was […] The post Cyclist expected to make full recovery appeared first on Merritt…
03.29 / 01:09
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One man has been arrested and another rushed to hospital after a daylight stabbing in the Ontario St/West Broadway area of…
03.29 / 01:05
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While the Coroners Service did revise some of the details of the case, its overall conclusion that Letkeman's death was a suicide remained…
03.29 / 00:59
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Rescue crews were called to the same area of Cinnamon Ridge in Kamloops twice over the weekend, as hikers eager to get outside and explore go off-trail and get into sticky…
03.29 / 00:58
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Half of the most commonly stolen vehicles in B.C. are pickup trucks, the RCMP…
03.29 / 00:49
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The South Okanagan General Hospital's former chief of staff says he feels he had “no real options” but to resign in protest of a potential six-bed loss at the hospital. Dr. Peter Entwistle recently stepped down from his position as chief of staff at SOGH, citing six beds he says are…
03.29 / 00:40
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As Vernon's military history keeps surfacing, people are being warned to keep an eye out for UXOs – unexploded explosive ordnance. On Tuesday, someone spotted the tail fins of a mortar round near Cousins Bay, prompting local authorities to call in the military. Land around Vernon,…
03.29 / 00:40
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BURNABY (NEWS 1130) — An RCMP officer who fatally shot a man in Burnaby has been cleared of wrongdoing by the province’s police watchdog. The Independent Investigations Office has released a report saying there is no evidence the Mountie committed an offence when a 35-year-old man was shot in March 2015. The report says the…
03.29 / 00:40
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The police watchdog's report says the officer who fired his gun would have seen blood inside the home and believed there may have been some…
03.29 / 00:34
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A 59-year-old Trail woman has been charged after police allegedly found fentanyl and cocaine in her home, according to RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke. “In the early morning hours of March 25, members of the Trail RCMP Crime Reduction Team executed a search warrant on a residence on Topping Street,” Oelke said in a press release. “Police located substances believed to be cocaine and fentanyl along with evidence of trafficking at the Topping Street home.” Oelke said in a…
03.29 / 00:30
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Coldstream residents face a 2.75 per cent increase in property taxes this year. The district council approved its 2017 budget during a meeting Monday night, with a strong focus on infrastructure upgrades and operational expenses. Figures show the district expects to collect $9.95 million in…
03.29 / 00:15
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The jury in Grace Robotti's murder trial heard graphic descriptions Tuesday of the blows that killed Roxanne Louie. Grace Robotti, the 67-year-old great-grandmother of Louie's son, has admitted to killing Louie by striking her with a crowbar during a fight on Jan. 4, 2015. She has pleaded not…
03.29 / 00:15
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The Snowbirds have officially landed a spot at Peach Fest, with an announcement made Tuesday morning, two months after Castanet first reported it. "It's just an incredible way to kick off the 70th anniversary of Peach Fest," said the festival's president Don Kendall. Kendall says…
03.29 / 00:15
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The Western Hockey League team has been sold to Winnipeg entrepreneur Greg Fettes and hockey executive Matt Cockell, the team announced…
03.29 / 00:09
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Auditor general Carol Bellringer says her initial audit in 2013 showed the system could be breached but some improvements have been…
03.28 / 23:59
bc.ctvnews.ca
Improvements will include 18 additional treatment spaces and a separate pediatric waiting area for…
03.28 / 23:57
langleytimes.com
Public Safety Minister Mike Morris weighs in on the news that Ottawa is set to consider a bill on marijuana legalization next…
03.28 / 23:57
cloverdalereporter.com