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News from the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen.

RDOS conservation fund hanging in the balance

Formation of a sub-regional conservation fund is hanging in the balance as Penticton and Osoyoos directors were asked to reconsider

News from the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen.

Twin Lakes developer gets more time

The Twin Lakes Golf Course housing developer received a mulligan from RDOS directors

Booze banned in regional fire halls

Regional fire halls are about to officially go dry.

West Bench transit gets green light

A plan to provide transit to the West Bench area received a green light at Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen.

Twin Lakes housing development still in limbo

RDOS directors did not make a decision on a large housing development at Twin Lakes Golf Course.

News from the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen.

Neighbourhood outcry in Naramata

A contentious Temporary Use Permit was issued in Naramata for a short-term vacation rental.

News from the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen.
The BC government has announced it will re-open the residential addiction treatment centre known as The Crossing near Keremeos.

Province announces reopening of Keremeos addiction treatment centre

The Crossing will now offer 22 beds for youth between the ages of 17 and 24.

The BC government has announced it will re-open the residential addiction treatment centre known as The Crossing near Keremeos.

Ancestral remains of at least five people unearthed in Cawston

It’s believed the ancestral remains of at least five people were unearthed in a Cawston orchard late last month.

Remains found believed to be part of ancient burial ground

Human remains have been found on a Cawston-area apple orchard.

Dozens of rocks

Rockslides causing more issues on Highway 3

It sounded like an explosion as dozens of rocks, some as big as 15-feet tall, came crashing down during the morning of Jan. 22.

Dozens of rocks
An armed RCMP officer stands behind a police cruiser on Highway 97 during the extensive manhunt for Ronald Arthur Teneycke who was eventually located in an orchard near Keremeos the morning of July 23 and taken into custody. A section of road was closed as police converged on the scene. It is not known if there were any injuries in connection with the arrest.

Dramatic conclusion in RCMP hunt for Teneycke

Ronald Arthur Teneycke arrested after manhunt takes RCMP all over the South Okanagan.

An armed RCMP officer stands behind a police cruiser on Highway 97 during the extensive manhunt for Ronald Arthur Teneycke who was eventually located in an orchard near Keremeos the morning of July 23 and taken into custody. A section of road was closed as police converged on the scene. It is not known if there were any injuries in connection with the arrest.
Karl Heinz Gatzke is lead by sheriff  to the Princeton courthouse.

Judge hopes Coalmont feud stops

A guilty verdict has been handed down in what a provincial court judge has dubbed “the feud in Coalmont.”

Karl Heinz Gatzke is lead by sheriff  to the Princeton courthouse.

Lease cancelled for addiction facility

Province terminates lease agreement for The Crossing, a residential teen addictions recovery facility outside of Keremeos.

The Crossing rehabilitation centre near Keremeos has closed.

Local man credits now-closed Crossing facility for changing his life

If it wasn’t for a Keremeos area teen drug rehabilitation facility, a Penticton man figures he would be in jail or dead.

The Crossing rehabilitation centre near Keremeos has closed.
The Crossing rehabilitation centre near Keremeos has closed.

Okanagan-Similkameen youth treatment centre halts operations

Concerns about patient care and funding have caused a teen addiction rehabilitation centre near Keremeos to suddenly close its doors.

The Crossing rehabilitation centre near Keremeos has closed.
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