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Photos: Joe Rich fire creates ‘cauliflower cloud’

A total of 96 firefighters, 5 helicopters and 8 pieces of heavy equipment are tackling the blaze today

Canada Cake baker loses arm in dough mixer

Famous for her Canada Cake, West Kelowna baker Anja Dumas lost her arm in a workplace accident

UPDATE: Coquihalla reopens following truck fire

The Coquihalla is closed southbound after a truck carrying plywood ignited

Photos: Fighting a wildfire from above

Ethan Delichte from Prime Light Media captured stunning photos of aircraft fighting the Joe Rich fire

Smoke blankets Central Okanagan, air quality plummets

Smoke from the Joe Rich fire is leaving the taste of ash in the air around Kelowna

UPDATE: A good day for Joe Rich firefighters

Flames began shooting up trees around her, ‘I’ve never been this scared in my life’, said Cynthia Row

U.S. Powerball jackpot hits $700M

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery game climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history

Strangers rally for Vernon teen’s birthday surprise

A Vernon teen’s 16th birthday dream came true after a parent’s plea on Facebook for guests

UPDATE: Highway 97C wildfire held at 0.2 hectares

A wildfire ignited near the Trepanier exit along Highway 97C Friday afternoon

UPDATE: Fire sparks in Powers Creek Canyon for second day

Another fire sparked in West Kelowna’s Powers Creek Canyon area Thursday afternoon

Baby dolphin dies after tourists manhandle calf in Spain

“All you want is to photograph and poke, even if the animal suffers from stress.”

UPDATE: Brush fire sparked in West Kelowna

A brush fire has been reported in the Powers Creek Canyon area

EDITORIAL: Racism is not OK

In light of violence south of border, we must all speak out against hate, intolerance and racism

Blaze sparks in Naramata

Fire crews were able to quickly contain a brush fire in Naramata

Injured ATVer was allowed in backcountry

An ATV user injured near Peachland Monday afternoon was allowed in backcountry despite ban

Death Star replaces smoke above Penticton parade

A Penticton resident had a little fun with Photoshop after the weekend parade

ATVer air-lifted from Peachland cliffs

A male ATV rider is in hospital after rolling his ATV near Peachland

Lake Country fire human caused but accidental

RCMP now say the fire in Lake Country over the weekend is believed to be human caused and accidental

Williams Lakers finally allowed home after wildfire

Residents return nearly two weeks after blaze prompted evacuation order

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies in evening crash

“Sadly he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased in hospital.”