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Flooding has consumed the Okanagan since the beginning of May. The historically high water levels have affected businesses, homes and the ability to enjoy all the Okanagan has to offer. A number of beach fronts and regional parks have been closed since May 18. Castanet hit the streets…
06.19 / 22:15
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The BC Real Estate Association says housing sales in the province are expected to drop 10 per cent in 2017 compared with last…
06.19 / 22:15
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A spokesperson for the B.C. Prosecution Service confirmed in an email the case won't be pursued at this time, but the Crown does have one year to re-file…
06.19 / 22:11
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The Revelstoke Current’s annual Garage Sale listings are back in business for 2017!  These listings are free to all. To place a listing please send all relevant information, including contact information,  to drooney1@telus.net or call 250-814-9849. If you have a photo — only ONE photo permitted per listing — of a particular item or items, [R…
To all this year’s graduating class I want to first congratulate you on your achievement and wish you all the very best in the new journeys that you will now undertake. This milestone event marks in many ways your coming of age and means so much to you and the people who love you. You […
Welcome to The Revelstoke Current’s five-day-a-week feature, A Chuckle A Day.  This presents some of the best comic — and some not-so-comic, but always interesting — images and texts on the Internet. We hope you enjoy them… June 19 Monday morning kickstarter Beware the Thundering Horde This guy takes a few steps off the front […
The BC Real Estate Association says housing sales in the province are expected to drop 10 per cent in 2017 compared with last…
06.19 / 21:52
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A Whistler mountain biker who was paralyzed in a bike park accident should have known the risks he was facing when he signed the waiver, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has…
06.19 / 21:48
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Family of Chrissy Archibald have organized a food drive at Calgary's Nose Creek School in her…
06.19 / 21:27
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Christy Clark's government will be pledging the first social assistance rate hike in a decade…
06.19 / 21:17
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A road hockey fundraiser is being held next Sunday on the grounds of Clarence Fulton Secondary for Garrett Adams, a 17-year-old goalie, who's been diagnosed with lymphoma. “We would like to help Garrett and his family with a fundraiser to help alleviate any financial strain this will put…
06.19 / 21:09
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One Liberal MLA says the NDP-Green alliance has offered him the speaker's job three…
06.19 / 21:05
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A man who has pleaded guilty to multiple charges related to a guns-drawn police arrest that closed the William R. Bennett bridge will be sentenced this afternoon. Both the Crown and defence read their arguments Monday morning. Ryan Regan, 33 of Oliver, pleaded guilty to dangerous operation of…
06.19 / 20:49
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 has rattled an area of central Vancouver…
06.19 / 20:44
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One person needed to be pulled to safety after an early morning wash out along a rural British Columbia highway swept away at least one…
06.19 / 20:28
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One of the most stressful things that can happen to a person is when house and home are threatened. Unfortunately, a lot of people have just gone through that feeling during the flood season, which hopefully is now on the wane. The stress began up in the hills and valleys as creeks suddenly went on […] The post Flooding tested both residents and responders appeared first on Sun Peaks Independent News |…
06.19 / 20:27
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 has rattled an area of central Vancouver…
06.19 / 20:25
globalnews.ca
A 30 year old Duncan man suffered a cut to his hand after he was attacked at knifepoint. North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP say the unprovoked attack happened last Thursday just before midnight at Cairnsmore and Cavell Streets. Corporal Krista Hobday says the victim was able to fight off his attacker…. //www.mycowichanvalleynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/hobday-1.wav Police are looking for a First Nations man in his early 20’s… …
06.19 / 20:22
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Barkerville will be the set of a movie sometime in the next few weeks. James Douglas, Manager of Visitor Experiences and part-time movie producer, says the scenes in Barkerville will finish off The Doctor’s Case, a Sherlock Holmes story written by Steven King. “Once that’s completed, we already have an editing team that is working on the film itself, putting together a teaser trailer that we’ll be able to put on-line hopefully in the next week or so,…
06.19 / 20:22
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The man died Sunday night as RCMP responded to reports of a distraught man firing shots into the…
06.19 / 20:14
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