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Properties in Osoyoos and Willow Beach under evacuation

A total of 23 properties are under an evacuation order

Regional district adds Naramata to state of emergency

Karla Kozakevich declared a state of local emergency Thursday for Area ‘E’, including Naramata

  • May 10th, 2018

Busy week for Penticton Search and Rescue

Floods, searching for missing hikers and motorcyclist

Bridge collapse in Okanagan Falls

Residents worry the collapsed bridge could create another dam, sending more water onto 14th Avenue

‘Out of control’: Flood evacuates 54 Okanagan Falls properties

After Shuttleworth Creek breached Wednesday afternoon, a stream of water poured across 14th Avenue

Your May 10 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Body recovered in Okanagan Lake

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP alerted to body by boater Tuesday evening

Flood mitigation has Twin Lakes residents optimistic

Major work has gone on in Twin Lakes over the last week

Vernon shooting, Penticton carjacking and fatal shooting in Nanaimo linked: police

Public assistance sought in locating car associated with three B.C. incidents that left one man dead.

B.C. Tree Fruits gets $220,000 WorkSafe fine

A WorkSafeBC inspector noted a series of issues at the B.C. Tree Fruits Oliver packing plant in 2016

Penticton council to call for clarity on hotel room tax changes

Changes would allow local governments to use the tax for affordable housing initiatives

UPDATE: Flood threat evacuates Vernon hospice

North Okanagan Hospice Society patients transferred to Vernon Jubilee Hospital

City names OCP task force members

Penticton’s OCP task force is still missing four members

City releases settlement proposal with Penticton street person

The City of Penticton has released a settlement offer

Your May 9 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

South Okanagan owl and raptor centre welcomes Bad Company

The numbers were down but the bucks were still coming in at SORCO open house

Okanagan Rail Trail close to financial goal

Large donation plus federal funds leaves initiatives $150,000 short of $7.8 million goal

Up to 40 people handed eviction notices in Penticton community

Residents of the Delta MHP were set to fight the evictions, but now feel they are without recourse

Rising lake water could delay Penticton’s Kiwanis Pier repairs

City hopes to have the pier repaired in time for peak tourism season, with $278,000 from city

Rising lake water could delay Penticton’s Kiwanis Pier repairs

City hopes to have the pier repaired in time for peak tourism season, with $278,000 from city