Tara Bowie

Coffee with a cop brews up community engagement

Several members of the RCMP did some community outreach by having coffee at Starbucks in Penticton

Update: Snowy Mountain fire now 10,911 hectares in size

BC Wildfire Crews and Keremeos Volunteer firefighters working hard to control fire

Breaking: Snowy Mountain wildfire jumps Similkameen River

The Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos continues to rage out of control

Keremeos firefighters working night patrols as Snowy Mountain fire rains ash, embers

Keremeos firefighters will work night shifts as long as needed, patrolling for spot fires

UPDATE: Placer Mountain fire in the Similkameen grows to 2,336 hectares

BC Wildfire Service continues to work to get the Placer Mountain fire under control

Update: Snowy Mountain fire evac alert expands to ranch land near Keremeos

As of Wednesday late afternoon Snowy Mountain fire has grown to 6,594 hectares in size.

UPDATE: Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos burns vigorously

The high elevation fire near Keremeos holds at 1,910 hectares

BC Wildfire successfully ignites fuels near Placer Mountain Fire in Similkameen

Crews continue to action Placer Mountan wildfire 37 kilometers south west of Keremeos

April Wine ready to rock Peach Festival

April Wine plays the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 9

Okanagan Falls newest recognized wine region

Eligible wineries can now list that their wines are made in Okanagan Falls.

Planned ignition takes place on Placer Mountain wildfire

Placer Mountain and Snow Mountain fires near Keremeos continue to grow

Placer Mountain fire near Keremeos grows to 800 hectares

BC Wildfire is increasing efforts to extinguish the high elevation Placer Mountain Fire

Placer Mountain fire continues to grow, Snowy Mountain fire hold size

Several small fires are out, but Snowy Moutnain and Placer Mountain fires continue to grow

Snowy Mountain fire grows to 1,360 hectares in size

A high elevation fire south of Keremeos in the Snowy Protected Area has more than tripled in size

UPDATED: Mount Eneas fire grows to 1,374 hectares

Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen issues evac alerts for properties in Area F.

Five small fires burn east of Oliver

At least one of the fires is suspected of being human caused

Update: Placer Mountain fire continues to grow

There are five fires in high elevation burning near Keremeos

Proposed South Okanagan medical marijuana facility stalled

The RDOS voted to postpone on making a decision about Kaleden area proposed cannabis facility

Two families homeless after two Penticton homes destroyed

A fire that started in the garage of one home quickly spread, destroying two homes

UPDATE: Size of Scully Mountain fire unknown

Two significant fires are burning in the Lower Similkameen, smoke can be seen as far away as Osoyoos