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158653news1Evening world update: U.S. restrictions extended 30 days; NY deaths near 1,000
158648news6COVID-19 in Canada update: Meat plant worker tests postive; 1 million file for EI
158646news7Canadian among dead after plane catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 on board
158644news8Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
158641news9Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves
158639news10Home becomes school and workplace as students switch to online learning
158637news11B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
158635news12Vehicle goes up in smoke in Okanagan garage
158633news13COSAR rescues two lost hikers from Okanagan Mountain Park
158631news1414-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
158629news15Okanagan Spirits donating free sanitizer to those most at risk during COVID-19 pandemic
158627news16‘Do something now:’ Inmate’s wife calls for release of non-violent offenders
158617news17Okanagan women spending quarantine making masks
158625news18B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
158612news19World COVID-19 update: U.S. expects 100,000 deaths; Oregon declares disaster
158610news20No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
158602news21Canada could face legal trouble over refugee deportations amid COVID-19 crisis: advocates
158600news22Second million-dollar lotto ticket sold in Okanagan
158589news23No hesitation; two bystanders assist in Penticton house fire rescue
158587news24RCMP, firefighters rally in support for health care workers in Kelowna
158578news25Two people sent to hospital after Penticton Fire Department extinguish house fire
158597news27Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
158580news28Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers
158565news29COVID-19 world update: Enforceable quarantine in NYC?; France orders 1 billion masks
158563news30B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada, and there’s a few reasons why
158559news31Okanagan woman baking for those in need amid COVID-19
158556news32Okanagan distillery hands out thousands of sanitizer bottles, needs help in COVID-19 fight
158554news33B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
158552news34B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
158546news35Latest Canadian updates: About 7% of COVID-19 cases require hospitalization
158542news36Stay away from landfills, Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen urges
158538news37‘Tremendous’ response from blood donors has supply keeping pace with demand
158536news38Federal doctor says COVID-19 battle will last ‘months, many months’ as cases soar
158534news39Canadians with COVID-19 symptoms to be denied boarding domestic flights, trains
158526news40Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany
158518news41Interior Health officials outline pandemic response in virtual town hall
158512news42World update, 9:30 p.m. March 27: Positive news in Korea as U.S. hits 100,000 cases
158510news43At-home learning for SD67 students to begin April 6
158505news44Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
158500news4567 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
158498news46Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19
158494news47‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
158492news48Second Vernon-area high school exposed to COVID-19
158490news49Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
158488news50COVID-19: BC Transit to limit passengers on Penticton buses
158486news51Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
158482news52Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen cancels April 2 meeting
158478news53Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns
158476news54Significant snowfall forecast for Interior mountain passes
158524news55Community newspapers bring people together in time of isolation
158467news56Canada COVID-19 update: Wage subsidies, rate cuts, possible charge for coughing
158461news57Fundraising initiative created to help during COVID-19
158459news58BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
158457news59B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19
158455news60COVID-19: Penticton bylaw officers enforcing closure of public spaces
158453news61New outdoor assessment centre for in-person medical care coming to Penticton
158463news62WATCH: Okanagan couple gets engaged in quarantine
158451news63From Zumba to ZOOM-ba: Vernon fitness studio moves classes online amid COVID-19
158446news64Penticton kinesiologist offers free workouts, healthy recipes during pandemic
158444news65Interior Health Authority to hold virtual town hall with local MLAs
158449news66COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
158440news67Propane tank explodes, witnesses report visible flames on Penticton’s Douglas Avenue
158437news68Vernon ‘larger than life’ businessman dies in sleep
158436news69Summerland to open call centre
158432news70Penticton COVID-19 testing centre ‘not a walk-in service’
158431news71Playground closures well received in Summerland
158429news72Service Canada offices to shutter for in-person services over COVID-19 concerns
158427news73B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
158423news74COVID-19: City of Penticton’s online ‘toolkit’ aims to assist those seeking support
158421news75Humor is some important medicine
158419news76Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
158413news77Summerland Food Bank still operating during COVID-19
158411news78COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
158409news79BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
158404news80RCMP seize drugs for second time in two months from Kelowna home
158402news81Okanagan MLA confident in Interior Health during COVID-19 pandemic
158396news82Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
158394news83Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
158392news84US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
158375news85World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
158371news8610 p.m. world COVID-19 update: Asian markets gain; US set to pass $2.2 trillion package
158369news87Conservatives suspend party’s leadership race in face of COVID-19 crisis
158385news88Over 50 Penticton cab drivers walk off the job amid COVID-19 concern
158367news89With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
158365news90BC Housing working to extend Compass Court Shelter operations to June
158355news91World COVID-19 5:30 p.m. update, March 26: Washingon governor says ‘we gotta pound it’
158362news92COVID-19 cases, deaths climb despite restrictions; experts warn of ‘cures’
158349news93B.C. man returns to isolation in China nearly two months after fleeing COVID-19 scare
158347news94Unconfirmed COVID-19 case at Mica Heliskiing near Revelstoke
158353news95B.C. egg, chicken farms facing down challenge of COVID-19
158345news96COVID-19 case confimed at Save-On in Kamloops
158359news97Should non-violent offenders be released from prison to avoid COVID-19 spread?
158343news98RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
158341news99SilverStar employee tests positive for COVID-19
158339news100Okanagan writers support local charities with Virtual Reading Series
158337news101Building inspector urges renovators to get permits
158335news10266 new B.C. cases of COVID-19, up to 725 positive tests so far
158333news103‘Strongly’ and diplomatically, Canada tries to block U.S. soldiers at border
158331news104COVID-19: South Okanagan physician community seeking PPE donations
158325news105Some big city shoppers heading to small B.C. towns to stock up on COVID-19 supplies
158321news106Man charged in fatal shooting now living near Princeton, under court order
158317news107B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
158313news108Interior Health issues alert following confirmed COVID-19 case on WestJet flight
158315news109COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
158319news110Kelowna philanthropist hosts contest for healthcare tuition at Okanagan College
158307news111Kelowna takes action to protect businesses from crime during COVID-19 pandemic
158296news112Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
158299news113BC Liquor Stores closing on Sundays, seeing skyrocketing sales amid COVID-19
158294news114Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
158301news115World COVID-19 12 p.m. update: WHO chief urges aggressive action
158282news116WATCH: Vernon firefighters douse antique store roof fire
158275news117COVID-19: City of Penticton considering two-month property tax deferral
158277news118Armstrong IPE still on… for now
158271news119Unconfirmed report of COVID-19 at Kelowna General Hospital
158269news120Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
158267news121Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
158265news122Taking time off work due to COVID-19 now falls under medical leave
158263news123COVID-19 extends Vernon temporary shelter 3 months
158259news124B.C. bans ‘shameful black market’ of food, medical supplies; limits buying quantities
158257news125Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
158253news126Shuswap residents respond to health workers’ need for personal protective equipment
158251news127Ottawa seeking lower credit card interest rates amid COVID-19 crisis
158243news128PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
158238news129COVID-19 cases march higher despite restrictions and threats of punishment
158236news130CMHC expanding insured mortgage purchase program to $150B, up from $50B
158234news131Death looks different in a pandemic: B.C. bereavement workers, religious leaders taking new measures
158224news132COVID-19 morning Canadian update: Cases nationwide climb to 3,500
158230news133World COVID-19 5:30 a.m. update: 500,000 infections globally
158221news134‘We’re ready’ for COVID-19, says South Okanagan health care director
158203news135COVID-19 major world updates, 9:30 p.m.: U.S. Senate approves $2-trillion relief package
158198news136Penticton restaurant owner’s generosity triggers waterfall of community support
158192news137RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
158190news138Summerland Landfill introduces regulations introduced to slow spread of COVID-19
158196news139VIDEO: Young B.C. couple tie the knot in wake of COVID-19
158207news140Photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
158184news141Smoke rising from the Okanagan Rail Trail in Kelowna
158180news142Summerland charity cancels in-person support
158178news143COVID-19: Who’s still open for business in Penticton?
158176news144Big White chef brings fresh produce to Central Okanagan Food Bank
158174news145Online shopping waitlist grows at Okanagan Superstores amid COVID-19 pandemic
158172news146KGH Foundation White Heart Project to support and recognize Okanagan caregivers
158168news147Weddings, big gatherings have to stop, B.C.’s COVID-19 doctor says
158166news148Conservation Officer Service looking for people who killed ram in Kelowna
158159news149World COVID-19 3:30 p.m. update: WHO chief commends Trump
158156news150Salmon Arm retailers press plastic bags back into service
158151news15155 healthcare workers have tested positive for COVID-19 in B.C.
158149news152COVID-19: MP Cannings calls on government to support energy sector workers
158146news153High demand for plexiglass as Shuswap businesses seek to protect public, staff
158142news154WATCH: Bagpiper’s tunes played from Vernon balcony amid self-isolation
158138news155B.C. promises up to $500 monthly in rent support amid COVID-19
158136news156Delayed alert of Vernon high school COVID-19 exposure explained: Interior Health
158132news157Bail granted to man charged in killing at Cache Creek home
158130news158COVID-19: Most bottle depots in South Okanagan closed
158127news159Kelowna bottle depot remains open despite COVID-19 concerns
158124news160VIDEO: Donations stolen from Summerland charity shop
158122news161COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, local authorities warn
158118news162United Way launches COVID-19 response plan to support the most vulnerable
158116news163Okanagan Rail Trail bathrooms removed from trail head amid COVID-19
158108news164World COVID-19 11 a.m. update: Infections in Italy level off
158103news165North Okanagan cyclist allegedly struck by Jeep and assaulted
158101news166Pandemic-related supports coming for media and journalism, Trudeau says
158093news167UN chief urges $2 billion for vulnerable nations with virus
158097news168Why you don’t know which B.C. city has COVID-19 cases: Interior Health explains
158091news169Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen asks residents not to use landfills
158088news170Canada now mandating all returning travellers to quarantine: Freeland
158086news171COVID-19: City of Penticton waives parking meter fees
158080news172Urgent Adams River restoration work to support salmon run
158140news173B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
158077news174Kelowna RCMP on scene of possible murder
158075news175Vernon police up early to disarm man with knife
158073news176Trudeau unveils new $2,000 per month benefit to streamline COVID-19 aid
158069news177Canadians who have lost their jobs anxiously awaiting federal help
158063news178Patients bumped by COVID face anxiety, as health system searches for alternatives
158061news179Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
158057news180BC Ferries passengers asked to avoid all non-essential travel amid pandemic
158055news181Overdose prevention, safe injection sites take extra precautions to mitigate COVID-19
158048news182World COVID-19 update, 5 a.m., March 25: Prince Charles tests positive, $2 trillion in U.S. aid
158043news183World COVID-19 update, 9:30 p.m., March 24: Asian market surge; ‘cacophony of coughing’
158041news184Vernon high school staff, students may have been exposed to COVID-19
158032news185Princeton closes parks and mayor launches ‘virtual walk’ Facebook group
158030news186Penticton RCMP seize $6,000 in illegal cigarettes
158027news187World COVID-19 updates, 5 p.m., March 24: NY plans for 40,000 in intensive care
158024news188UPDATE: B.C. Housing, City of West Kelowna respond to temporary winter shelter closure
158020news189COVID-19: Peach City Beach Cruise cancelled
158018news190Okanagan College culinary program donates unused ingredients to food bank
158016news191Kamloops police investigate stabbing
158014news192B.C. COVID-19 tests up to 3,500 a day, care home staffing to change
158012news193COVID-19: CapriCMW insurance switches to phone, email services
158010news194Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
158008news19528% of B.C.’s COVID-19 cases have recovered: provincial health officer
158005news196COVID-19: Inmate, employee at Kamloops prison concerned about conditions
158000news197Okanagan Skaha School District closes playgrounds
157996news198Okanagan man living in Philippines provides tips from abroad during COVID-19
157992news199Summerland continues to close its doors
157982news200COVID-19 Canadian update: Massive job cuts at Westjet, Parliament session suspended
158002news201Apparel company donating profits from COVID-19 shirts to Vernon mission
157978news202Air clears in North Okanagan, dust advisory lifted
157976news203Driver’s licence renewals, 90-day payment deferral now available online, ICBC says
157974news204B.C. closes camping, day services at provincial parks for COVID-19
157967news205$1,000 payment for COVID-19 affected workers won’t come till May: B.C. finance ministry
157965news206Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen closes playgrounds, outdoor courts
157959news207BC SPCA seeks help for 36 neglected mini-horses, 17 other farm animals
157961news208A message on COVID-19 from South Okanagan doctors
157957news209Trump’s impatience with coronavirus measures continues to escalate
157955news210Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
157953news211COVID-19: City of Penticton closes all parks, outdoor sporting areas
157951news212Avalanche Canada to stop avalanche forecasting early
157949news213Tories will support aid to Canadians, not Liberal ‘power grab’: Scheer
157947news214Summerland closes playgrounds
157945news215No immediate plans to use cell phone tracking in COVID-19 fight: Trudeau
157943news216Parks Canada to close access to trails
157941news217COVID-19: Kelowna nixes on-street paid parking downtown
157938news218National coronavirus update, March 24: Parliament suspends emergency session
157935news219Town’s only grocery store sets limits on purchasing to keep essentials on the shelves
157931news220Princeton mayor turns to technology to connect with residents over Coronavirus crisis
157928news221Trudeau: More ‘stringent measures’ will come if Canadians ignore COVID-19 guidelines
157927news222Princeton organizing network to assist seniors and shut ins during crisis
157925news223Construction company shuts down all job sites, says new B.C. guidelines are ‘too little, too late’
157923news224Golden’s doctors test community for COVID-19
157921news225Fine Canadians for ignoring COVID-19 orders or face consequences: doctor
157919news226Parliament to debate emergency spending and government powers in COVID-19 fight
157891news22785% of new infections, deaths coming from Europe and US, UN says
157889news228Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021
157886news229Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
157877news230March 24 world COVID-19 update: Olympics postponed, confusion in Britain
157875news231COVID-19: Penticton hotels facing cancellations, income loss
157871news232Canadian coronavirus evening update: Premiers’ call focuses on Emergencies Act
157867news233World COVID-19 news, 8 p.m. update: Italian Patient No. 1 recovers, Wuhan reports just one case
157864news234Okanagan pumps dip below $1
157884news235Digital learning likely for Okanagan students
157862news236COVID-19: Visitation limits in place at all Interior Health sites
157856news237WATCH: Interior Health sets up drive-thru testing in Kelowna
157850news238Cities warned from declaring local states of emergency, Abbotsford mayor says
157844news239Secwepemc leaders: ‘Stay safe, stay healthy, stay connected’
157842news240Summerland mayor provides daily messages during COVID-19 pandemic
157840news241A student loan freeze, $1,000 payments: Here’s what B.C.’s COVID-19 plan has for you
157838news242COVID-19: City of Penticton postpones utility suspensions
157830news243Central Okanagan Public Schools close playgrounds due to COVID-19 concerns
157828news244Penticton’s Government St. Liquor Store closes due to COVID-19
157826news245Surrey man arrested after woman screams for help in Kelowna
157822news246Comprehensive COVID-19 world update as of Monday afternoon, March 23
157818news247RCMP investigating apparent shot fired into Penticton motel
157811news248Vernon air quality nearly twice as bad as Kelowna
157809news249COVID-19 in Canada afternoon updates: State of emergency in Toronto
157805news250WATCH: Kelowna mayor announces city playgrounds, outdoor sports facilities to close
157802news251Interior Health asks Kamloops bonspiel attendees to self isolate
157797news252Craft Beer Market in Kelowna to help out staff affected by COVID-19 layoffs
157795news253COVID-19: Help for agriculture industry as Farm Credit Canada receives $5B increase
157791news254Out-of-control blaze burning near Lytton: BC Wildfire
157789news255Okanagan couple among 842 stuck in cruise ship docked in Hawaii
157783news256Vancouver businesses not obeying COVID-19 rules to get hit with fines of up to $50K
157781news257Lake Country residents embrace the little things during COVID-19 pandemic
157779news258Okanagan teacher teams up with special student to brighten people’s day during dark times
157776news259Volunteers keep Kelowna’s vulnerable fed as day services close
157774news260Cherry Lane Mall food court goes take-out only
157772news261Vernon police investigate shots fired
158273news262Canada COVID-19 11 a.m. update: $192 million for vaccine development
157770news263B.C. screening care home workers as two more test positive for COVID-19
157764news264B.C. reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths but 100 people have recovered, Henry says
157759news265Okanagan distillery’s hand sanitizer nearly ready for public
157757news266Former Kelowna mayor Jim Stuart dies
157755news267Service BC offices remain open with social distancing measures, first hours of business for vulnerable
157753news268Trudeau announces new flights to Peru, Americas to repatriate stranded Canadians
157751news269COVID-19: Rogers to provide Food Bank Canada with one million meals
157749news270Canada to spend $192M to find vaccine for COVID-19, Trudeau says
157736news271Morning Start: Did you know the entire world’s population could fit inside Los Angeles?
157733news272Feds launch ad campaign urging social distancing, hygiene during COVID-19 crisis
157727news273COVID-19 update for Canada, March 23: Businesses could face $50,000 fines, only 12 B.C. MLAs to sit today
157725news274COVID-19 World Update, March 23: Foreigners barred in Hong Kong
157721news275BC Ferries confirms worker has COVID-19
157719news276COVID-19: Kelowna farm soon offering online delivery
157699news277Great Okanagan Beer Festival to be re-scheduled due to COVID-19 concerns
157697news278South Shuswap First Responders to stop taking calls amid COVID-19 concerns
157695news279Doctors of B.C. urged to stand behind official messaging, as some say response is lacking
157693news280UPDATE: Grass fire on Old Airport Rd. contained, crews mopping up
157691news281Nearly 1,000 B.C. tenants ‘personally at risk’ of eviction due to COVID-19: tenants union
157688news282Princeton-area school worker tests positive for Coronavirus
157684news283‘COVID-19 is definitely in the community and definitely spreading’: Local clinic warns Revelstoke
157683news284Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health
157677news285Okanagan city’s recreation services staff served with layoff notices
157675news286B.C. to allow restaurants to use laid-off servers to deliver alcohol
157671news287Drug charges result in fine and judge questions why offender was ‘almost falling asleep’ in court
157669news288B.C. to allow restaurants to hire laid-off servers to deliver alcohol
157665news289Summerland quilter ready to produce reusable face masks
157663news290B.C. scientist one of many fighting coronavirus pandemic on dozens of fronts
157659news291Novel coronavirus grows, as do questions: Will the Tokyo Olympics open?
157649news292World COVID-19 afternoon update: Trump lashes out at critics, grim milestone for France
157647news293Victoria-area youth at house party tell police they are ‘immune’ to COVID-19
157639news294Not time for state of emergency, Trudeau says, but Parliament asked to pass COVID-19 aid
157637news295Retailers careful handling cash while WHO says currency doesn’t transmit COVID
157633news2963-in-10 Canadians admit they aren’t practicing social distancing amid COVID-19: poll
157621news297GALLERY: Grass fire on PIB land consumes small structure
157619news298Doctors will have help with any ‘distressing decisions’ around which COVID-19 patients get ventilators
157634news299Pandemic could bring benefits to B.C.’s environment
157615news300First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Sun Peaks
157613news301Interior Health cancels day programs, prioritizes admissions to protect seniors receiving care
157630news302COVID-19: Keeping their distance will help keep your kids healthy
157611news303Multiculturalism grants advance anti-racism across B.C.
157609news304COVID-19: Okanagan assisted living tenants to connect with families via iPads
157596news305Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen preparing for spring flooding
157599news306Not COVID-19: Here’s what else happened this week in B.C.
157594news307Coronavirus: Third Revelstoke heliskiing company declares COVID-19 case
157589news308More than 400 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in B.C.
157587news309Five day trial needed to resolve custody of small town caboose
157585news310Hotel Eldorado temporarily shutting doors to help slow COVID-19
157583news311B.C.’s top doctor orders immediate closure of salons, spas and other personal services
157591news312Grocery stores hiring more staff, offer wage boost as B.C. adapts to COVID-19 buying habits
157581news313Okanagan daycare supporting essential service providers amid COVID-19
157576news314Help on way for renters amid COVID-19, B.C.’s housing minister says
157574news315Vernon’s Sparkling Hill Resort closes amid COVID-19
157572news316Swimming Canada supports US after Americans call for Olympic postponement
157568news317Court shutdown could threaten safe confinement and fair trials: B.C. defence lawyer
157548news318World COVID-19 afternoon update: New virus test gets results in 45 minutes
157544news319Canadian coronavirus evening update: B.C. death toll rises, Quebec forbids gatherings
157539news320No sanitization, no workers: Victoria tradespeople walk off job
157537news321‘Different than anything we’ve ever seen’: How B.C. paramedics are responding to COVID-19
157527news322Penticton’s Cannery Brewing discounts growlers, thanks community for support
157525news323COVID-19: Penticton closes City Hall, Public Works
157535news324COVID-19: South Okanagan doctor offering free virtual appointments to anyone in need
157520news325Family of B.C. woman who died of COVID-19 makes plea for people to stay home
157516news326North Okanagan teachers back to school after spring break
157512news327COVID-19: Penticton Indian Band declares state of emergency
157508news328Follow directives to slow spread of COVID-19, Summerland mayor urges
157532news329As businesses and non-essential services shut down, construction continues
157506news330Kelowna looking at electronic options for council meetings due to COVID-19
157503news331BC SPCA Kelowna asking for help through adoption, donation
157501news332Revelstoke CMH lodge confirms recent guest tested positive for COVID-19
157499news333No public access at March 23 Summerland council meeting
157497news334Teachers, support workers to return to Central Okanagan schools after spring break
157495news335B.C. man with COVID-19 symptoms forced to call 811 more than 100 times
157487news336COVID-19: B.C.’s top doctor bans dine-in guests at restaurants across province
157483news337B.C. COVID-19 cases jump by another 77, another care home affected
157477news338B.C. city suspends business licence of studio claiming hot yoga kills COVID-19
157479news339Vernon mom with presumptive COVID-19 case shares inside look into self-quarantining
157475news340BC Hydro halts planned residential outages as COVID-19 keeps people at home
157470news341Province denies $20 million grant application for Princeton’s aquatic centre
157473news342COVID-19: Bus fares waived, back door entry for most as BC Transit ensures social distancing
157468news343‘It was a stupid mistake’: Lake Country couple regretful of panic purchase, donate $1,000
157466news344Vernon woman says she has COVID-19
157457news345Vernon pot stores see sales rise amid COVID-19
157452news346Line forms as Kelowna’s Superstore only lets in 500 at a time due to COVID-19
157529news347COVID-19: Vernon bride to be may be forced to postpone as fiancé stuck on cruise
157448news348Revelstoke distillery halts production to make free disinfectant
157443news349Dutch stockpile cannabis, French red wine during COVID-19 crisis
157438news350Costco bans return of hoarded items, including toilet paper
157430news351COVID-19: BC Transit beefs up sanitization measures, still operating
157428news352COVID-19 precautions ‘not optional,’ B.C.’s Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
157421news353Coronavirus: Revelstoke tenant calls rent-due letter ‘abhorrent’
157407news354B.C. dentist petitions province to order shut-down of all dental offices
157401news355Canadian coronavirus evening update: Nearly 1,100 cases, 13 deaths
157392news356Air Canada laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants
157373news357World COVID-19 evening update update March 20: Wuhan reports no new cases, Canadian cruise ship passenger dies
157385news358Sales skyrocket at Penticton liquor stores and dispensaries amid COVID-19 pandemic
157368news359Travel Penticton launches ‘support your local business’ initiative
157383news360Pregnant in a pandemic: Expectant B.C. moms change birth plans due to COVID-19
157338news361Shuswap food bank gets innovative for self quarantining residents
157324news362Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Interior Health, bringing total to 12
157323news363B.C. Rotary exchange students told to ‘shelter in place’ through COVID-19
157320news364No COVID-19 cases in local long-term care facilities: Interior Health
157317news365Summerland Action Festival future uncertain
157309news366Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen closes its buildings
157307news367North Okanagan long-term care facility dealing with flu outbreak
157305news368Mental health as important as physical in COVID-19 crisis: CMHA Vernon
157303news369Big White asks visitors to stick to designated recreation trails
157291news370Summerland Blossom Pageant future uncertain
157287news371COVID-19: South Okanagan woman offering free pet food to those in need
157270news372“We will survive the best we can”: Okanagan wineries report sales decline due to COVID-19
157263news373COVID-19: Wildstone’s Colours4Kids cancelled
157254news374Osoyoos mayor supports border closure despite economic uncertainty
157252news375Sunny weather for Okanagan’s first weekend of spring
157246news376Air Canada suspending service between Vancouver and Penticton
157244news377RCMP warns of COVID-19 scams spreading through B.C.
157236news378Kelowna’s last video rental store, Leo’s Video, to close in face of COVID-19
157232news379Mounties search for Vernon bank robber
157238news380Kids of North Okanagan’s essential workers supported
157228news381Four RDOS staff self-isolating
157224news382BC SPCA restricts access to shelters over COVID-19 concerns
157220news383B.C. Teachers’ Federation says teachers will return to work after spring break
157218news384Penticton restaurant launches isolation-friendly meal kits
157211news385COVID-19: Care Closet shuts its doors
157181news386Stop flushing sanitary wipes: Town of Oliver
157177news387Shuswap seniors facilities keeping residents safe in face of COVID-19
157169news388Summerland closes municipal hall, public works building
157154news3896,800 seasonal workers allowed in country to fill empty B.C. agricultural jobs
157150news390Alleged gun sighting at Penticton Walmart prompts investigation
157148news391City of Penticton launches COVID-19 call centre
157141news392Summerland council meeting to proceed despite COVID-19
157134news393Kelowna liquor store reminding customers to keep the distance
157130news394‘Lots of unknowns’: Okanagan restaurant workers stressed as COVID-19 causes layoffs
157124news395COVID-19: SORCO annual open house postponed
157115news396PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River
157103news397Discovery House soup lunches pick up or delivery only
157092news398Summerland thrift store now closed
157090news399Helping Paws Okanagan worries about being able to bring dogs home as borders close
157068news400Interior Health postpones most non-urgent surgeries
157017news401In photos: Car flies off snowbank, lands on two vehicles in North Shuswap
156977news402Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre phone lines closed
156903news403New poll suggests most B.C. residents agree with building Coastal GasLink
158496business2Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets
158472business3B.C. farmers markets restricted to food sales only due to COVID-19
158434business4Okanagan business delivers to truckers unable to get food
158287business5COVID-19 closes North Okanagan convenience store
158285business6West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
158186business7Sanitization spread to North Okanagan’s most vulnerable
158120business8UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
158134business9Vernon barn open for weddings amid pandemic
158099business10B.C. budget heads into unknown deficit range preparing for COVID-19
158084business11Black Press newspapers adapt to COVID-19 impact
158067business12North American stock markets open higher after strong showing Tuesday, loonie up
157994business13Vernon restaurants serve up take-out deals for Great Canadian Takeout
157980business14WestJet lays off nearly 7,000 employees, cutting staff in half amid COVID-19 crisis
157998business15Okanagan restaurant serves up unique option amid pandemic
157858business16B.C. moves to prevent people being fired due to COVID-19 consequences
157860business17Donations not accepted by many Okanagan thrift shops/bins
157834business18No plans to shut off isolated B.C. communities from COVID-19, Adrian Dix says
157814business19B.C. legislature meets briefly with minimum MLAs to deal with COVID-19
157793business20B.C. announces $5 billion financial relief for COVID-19 pandemic
157747business21Thousands laid off as airlines struggle with COVID-19 cancellations, travel bans
157745business22North American stock markets start the trading week down, loonie falls
157701business23All B.C. distillers now authorized to make hand sanitizer as COVID-19 leads to shortages
157679business24B.C. lays out guidelines for construction industry, but keeps sites open
157673business25Forestry giant Interfor curtails operations in the face of COVID-19
157514business26B.C. Real Estate Association calls for stop to open houses during pandemic
157518business27Okanagan Spirits named world’s best, earns nod from Premier
157481business28Grande trouble: BBB warns of bogus COVID-19 Starbucks gift card scam
157464business29Myth of medical masks drives profiteering in B.C. COVID-19 battle
157416business30Pacific Coastal Airlines temporarily suspending operations due to COVID-19 outbreak
157344business31Shuswap grocery stores designate shopping time for at-risk customers
157351business32Final Farmers’ Market cancelled for season in North Okanagan
158621sports1QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
158442sports2Penticton Vees add Swiss forward Stefano Bottini
158323sports3BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
158289sports4Josh Niedermayer commits to Vees alongside brother Jackson
158170sports5Okanagan Olympian finds silver lining in postponement of summer Olympics
158114sports62020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
158112sports7Penticton Vees sign forward Devlin O’Brien
158095sports8CFL players told to prepare for the worst regarding COVID-19 pandemic
157985sports9Penticton Vees add scoring touch for next season
157972sports10Vernon golfer tees up with UBCO
157848sports11All golf courses in the province should be closed to prevent virus spreading, British Columbia Golf says
157836sports12CHL cancels 2020 Memorial Cup in Kelowna due to COVID-19 concerns
157787sports13Canadian IOC member Dick Pound expects Olympic postponement
157743sports14Canada refuses to go to Tokyo Games in 2020, asks for one-year postponement
157686sports15A trip down memory lane: 5 of the best single-season player performances in Kelowna Rockets history
157462sports16Former Vees D-man Poolman inks NHL contract
157410sports17Four KISU swimmers earn berths at Olympic Trials
158390life8Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette
158059life9Fresh and Green
157729life10Fraiche Living’s Tori Wesszer inspires
158540opinion1B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
158388opinion2Dancing through the pandemic: Dan’s top 10 songs to listen to in isolation
158280opinion3COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight
158261opinion4COLUMN: The world is changing — in some ways for the better
158153opinion5COLUMN: Taking precautions during COVID-19 pandemic
158144opinion6COLUMN: Help is on the way during the COVID-19 pandemic
158106opinion7EDITORIAL: Stay home
158034opinion8COLUMN: Suggestions for those now working from home
157854opinion9Dyer: Getting Okanagan lakeshore properties off natural gas
157799opinion10Column: Shopping bravado won’t help flatten the curve
157785opinion11LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19
157681opinion12B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19
157433opinion13COLUMN: Financial help during the COVID-19 pandemic
158633home1COSAR rescues two lost hikers from Okanagan Mountain Park
158629home2Okanagan Spirits donating free sanitizer to those most at risk during COVID-19 pandemic
158593home3Fur Brigade Trail was transportation route in Okanagan Valley
158589home4No hesitation; two bystanders assist in Penticton house fire rescue
158587home5RCMP, firefighters rally in support for health care workers in Kelowna
158578home6Two people sent to hospital after Penticton Fire Department extinguish house fire
158597home7Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
158542home8Stay away from landfills, Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen urges
158518home9Interior Health officials outline pandemic response in virtual town hall
158532home10WATCH: Penticton boy celebrates birthday, from a distance
158510home11At-home learning for SD67 students to begin April 6
158492home12Second Vernon-area high school exposed to COVID-19
158488home13COVID-19: BC Transit to limit passengers on Penticton buses
158482home14Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen cancels April 2 meeting
158476home15Significant snowfall forecast for Interior mountain passes
158524home16Community newspapers bring people together in time of isolation
158461home17Fundraising initiative created to help during COVID-19
158455home18COVID-19: Penticton bylaw officers enforcing closure of public spaces
158453home19New outdoor assessment centre for in-person medical care coming to Penticton
158446home20Penticton kinesiologist offers free workouts, healthy recipes during pandemic
158444home21Interior Health Authority to hold virtual town hall with local MLAs
158440home22Propane tank explodes, witnesses report visible flames on Penticton’s Douglas Avenue
158442home23Penticton Vees add Swiss forward Stefano Bottini
158432home24Penticton COVID-19 testing centre ‘not a walk-in service’
158427home25B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
158423home26COVID-19: City of Penticton’s online ‘toolkit’ aims to assist those seeking support
158385home27Over 50 Penticton cab drivers walk off the job amid COVID-19 concern
158365home28BC Housing working to extend Compass Court Shelter operations to June
158388home29Dancing through the pandemic: Dan’s top 10 songs to listen to in isolation
158331home30COVID-19: South Okanagan physician community seeking PPE donations
158313home31Interior Health issues alert following confirmed COVID-19 case on WestJet flight
158319home32Kelowna philanthropist hosts contest for healthcare tuition at Okanagan College
158309home33Letter: There is a bright light out there
158291home34Summerland woman observes waxwings in crabapple tree
158289home35Josh Niedermayer commits to Vees alongside brother Jackson
158275home36COVID-19: City of Penticton considering two-month property tax deferral
158261home37COLUMN: The world is changing — in some ways for the better
158221home38‘We’re ready’ for COVID-19, says South Okanagan health care director
158214home39Couple self-isolating at their Summerland farm
158198home40Penticton restaurant owner’s generosity triggers waterfall of community support
158182home41AlleyCats in desperate need of foster homes
158180home42Summerland charity cancels in-person support
158178home43COVID-19: Who’s still open for business in Penticton?
158130home44COVID-19: Most bottle depots in South Okanagan closed
158118home45United Way launches COVID-19 response plan to support the most vulnerable
158112home46Penticton Vees sign forward Devlin O’Brien
158106home47EDITORIAL: Stay home
158097home48Why you don’t know which B.C. city has COVID-19 cases: Interior Health explains
158091home49Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen asks residents not to use landfills
158086home50COVID-19: City of Penticton waives parking meter fees
158084home51Black Press newspapers adapt to COVID-19 impact
158050home52PET OF THE WEEK: Destiny and her brothers want a home together
158034home53COLUMN: Suggestions for those now working from home
158030home54Penticton RCMP seize $6,000 in illegal cigarettes
158020home55COVID-19: Peach City Beach Cruise cancelled
158012home56COVID-19: CapriCMW insurance switches to phone, email services
158000home57Okanagan Skaha School District closes playgrounds
157990home58Summerland music teacher offers online ukulele lessons
157985home59Penticton Vees add scoring touch for next season
157965home60Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen closes playgrounds, outdoor courts
157961home61A message on COVID-19 from South Okanagan doctors
157953home62COVID-19: City of Penticton closes all parks, outdoor sporting areas
157955home63Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
157947home64Summerland closes playgrounds
157933home65Okanagan to unite online for first-ever Stay at Home Gala
157897home66In photos: Penticton locals celebrate #NationalPuppyDay
157881home67Positive notes left around Summerland community
157875home68COVID-19: Penticton hotels facing cancellations, income loss
157838home69COVID-19: City of Penticton postpones utility suspensions
157828home70Penticton’s Government St. Liquor Store closes due to COVID-19
157818home71RCMP investigating apparent shot fired into Penticton motel
157774home72Cherry Lane Mall food court goes take-out only
157768home73‘We’re all in this together’ says Penticton organization amid COVID-19 pandemic
157719home74COVID-19: Kelowna farm soon offering online delivery
157693home75UPDATE: Grass fire on Old Airport Rd. contained, crews mopping up
157699home76Great Okanagan Beer Festival to be re-scheduled due to COVID-19 concerns
157686home77A trip down memory lane: 5 of the best single-season player performances in Kelowna Rockets history
157675home78B.C. to allow restaurants to use laid-off servers to deliver alcohol
157665home79Summerland quilter ready to produce reusable face masks
157628home80Fur Brigade Trail on provincial heritage registry
157621home81GALLERY: Grass fire on PIB land consumes small structure
157613home82Interior Health cancels day programs, prioritizes admissions to protect seniors receiving care
157596home83Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen preparing for spring flooding
157589home84More than 400 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in B.C.
157535home85COVID-19: South Okanagan doctor offering free virtual appointments to anyone in need
157527home86Penticton’s Cannery Brewing discounts growlers, thanks community for support
157525home87COVID-19: Penticton closes City Hall, Public Works
157512home88COVID-19: Penticton Indian Band declares state of emergency
157462home89Former Vees D-man Poolman inks NHL contract
157441home90Gord Bamford music festival rescheduled for October
157421home91Coronavirus: Revelstoke tenant calls rent-due letter ‘abhorrent’
157410home92Four KISU swimmers earn berths at Olympic Trials
157385home93Sales skyrocket at Penticton liquor stores and dispensaries amid COVID-19 pandemic
157368home94Travel Penticton launches ‘support your local business’ initiative
157324home95Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Interior Health, bringing total to 12
157320home96No COVID-19 cases in local long-term care facilities: Interior Health
157287home97COVID-19: South Okanagan woman offering free pet food to those in need
157270home98“We will survive the best we can”: Okanagan wineries report sales decline due to COVID-19
157263home99COVID-19: Wildstone’s Colours4Kids cancelled
157254home100Osoyoos mayor supports border closure despite economic uncertainty
157252home101Sunny weather for Okanagan’s first weekend of spring
157246home102Air Canada suspending service between Vancouver and Penticton
157218home103Penticton restaurant launches isolation-friendly meal kits
157211home104COVID-19: Care Closet shuts its doors
157181home105Stop flushing sanitary wipes: Town of Oliver
157150home106Alleged gun sighting at Penticton Walmart prompts investigation
157148home107City of Penticton launches COVID-19 call centre
157124home108COVID-19: SORCO annual open house postponed
157103home109Discovery House soup lunches pick up or delivery only
157090home110Helping Paws Okanagan worries about being able to bring dogs home as borders close
157068home111Interior Health postpones most non-urgent surgeries
158644home24Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
158637home25B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
158635home26Vehicle goes up in smoke in Okanagan garage
158610home27No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
158617home28Okanagan women spending quarantine making masks
158621home29QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
158625home210B.C. announces $3M for food banks to increase capacity during COVID-19
158563home211B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada, and there’s a few reasons why
158600home212Second million-dollar lotto ticket sold in Okanagan
158604home213Summerland churches go online during COVID-19 pandemic
158575home214WATCH: Okanagan producer treats neighbours to live music from safe distance
158580home215Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers
158573home216Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic
158606home217‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
158561home218Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
158559home219Okanagan woman baking for those in need amid COVID-19
158556home220Okanagan distillery hands out thousands of sanitizer bottles, needs help in COVID-19 fight
158554home221B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
158552home222B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
158540home223B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
158538home224‘Tremendous’ response from blood donors has supply keeping pace with demand
158536home225Federal doctor says COVID-19 battle will last ‘months, many months’ as cases soar
158526home226Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany
158507home227VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
158505home228Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
158500home22967 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
158520home230‘Corona Busters’: Vernon man drives vintage ambulance in appreciation of health-care workers
158494home231‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
158490home232Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
158486home233Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
158482home234Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen cancels April 2 meeting
158478home235Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns
158474home236BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers
158463home237WATCH: Okanagan couple gets engaged in quarantine
158451home238From Zumba to ZOOM-ba: Vernon fitness studio moves classes online amid COVID-19
158449home239COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
158437home240Vernon ‘larger than life’ businessman dies in sleep
158436home241Summerland to open call centre
158431home242Playground closures well received in Summerland
158421home243Humor is some important medicine
158419home244Man arrested for ‘purposely coughing in someone’s face while feeling ill’: N.B. police
158417home245WATCH: Okanagan girl makes Kids Morning Show amid COVID-19 isolation
158415home246T-Rex sends a message to Kamloops residents during COVID-19
158413home247Summerland Food Bank still operating during COVID-19
158411home248COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
158434home249Okanagan business delivers to truckers unable to get food
158409home250BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
158406home251Letter: Sustainable and equitable world needed to survive virus and its aftermath
158404home252RCMP seize drugs for second time in two months from Kelowna home
158402home253Okanagan MLA confident in Interior Health during COVID-19 pandemic
158394home254Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target to 0.25%
158392home255US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now
158375home256World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied
158369home257Conservatives suspend party’s leadership race in face of COVID-19 crisis
158367home258With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
158380home259Okanagan museum prepares to isolate and create
158362home260COVID-19 cases, deaths climb despite restrictions; experts warn of ‘cures’
158349home261B.C. man returns to isolation in China nearly two months after fleeing COVID-19 scare
158347home262Unconfirmed COVID-19 case at Mica Heliskiing near Revelstoke
158353home263B.C. egg, chicken farms facing down challenge of COVID-19
158345home264COVID-19 case confimed at Save-On in Kamloops
158343home265RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
158341home266SilverStar employee tests positive for COVID-19
158339home267Okanagan writers support local charities with Virtual Reading Series
158259home268B.C. bans ‘shameful black market’ of food, medical supplies; limits buying quantities
158315home269COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
158299home270BC Liquor Stores closing on Sundays, seeing skyrocketing sales amid COVID-19
158337home271Building inspector urges renovators to get permits
158325home272Some big city shoppers heading to small B.C. towns to stock up on COVID-19 supplies
158323home273BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
158321home274Man charged in fatal shooting now living near Princeton, under court order
158317home275B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
158307home276Kelowna takes action to protect businesses from crime during COVID-19 pandemic
158296home277Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
158294home278Purple Day 2020: Epilepsy awareness heads online
158287home279COVID-19 closes North Okanagan convenience store
158265home280Taking time off work due to COVID-19 now falls under medical leave
158285home281West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
158282home282WATCH: Vernon firefighters douse antique store roof fire
158280home283COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight
158277home284Armstrong IPE still on… for now
158271home285Unconfirmed report of COVID-19 at Kelowna General Hospital
158269home286Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
158267home287Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
158263home288COVID-19 extends Vernon temporary shelter 3 months
158257home289Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
158253home290Shuswap residents respond to health workers’ need for personal protective equipment
158251home291Ottawa seeking lower credit card interest rates amid COVID-19 crisis
158240home292Morning Start: The polio vaccine was unveiled 67 years ago today
158243home293PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
158238home294COVID-19 cases march higher despite restrictions and threats of punishment
158234home295Death looks different in a pandemic: B.C. bereavement workers, religious leaders taking new measures
158224home296COVID-19 morning Canadian update: Cases nationwide climb to 3,500
158192home297RCMP seek help locating man potentially headed for Vancouver Island from Jasper
158190home298Summerland Landfill introduces regulations introduced to slow spread of COVID-19
158207home299Photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
158184home2100Smoke rising from the Okanagan Rail Trail in Kelowna
158216home2101Single? Don’t mingle: Okanagan dating scene doomed during pandemic
158176home2102Big White chef brings fresh produce to Central Okanagan Food Bank
158174home2103Online shopping waitlist grows at Okanagan Superstores amid COVID-19 pandemic
158172home2104KGH Foundation White Heart Project to support and recognize Okanagan caregivers
158170home2105Okanagan Olympian finds silver lining in postponement of summer Olympics
158168home2106Weddings, big gatherings have to stop, B.C.’s COVID-19 doctor says
158166home2107Conservation Officer Service looking for people who killed ram in Kelowna
158156home2108Salmon Arm retailers press plastic bags back into service
158153home2109COLUMN: Taking precautions during COVID-19 pandemic
158149home2110COVID-19: MP Cannings calls on government to support energy sector workers
158146home2111High demand for plexiglass as Shuswap businesses seek to protect public, staff
158144home2112COLUMN: Help is on the way during the COVID-19 pandemic
158142home2113WATCH: Bagpiper’s tunes played from Vernon balcony amid self-isolation
158138home2114B.C. promises up to $500 monthly in rent support amid COVID-19
158136home2115Delayed alert of Vernon high school COVID-19 exposure explained: Interior Health
158073home2116Trudeau unveils new $2,000 per month benefit to streamline COVID-19 aid
158132home2117Bail granted to man charged in killing at Cache Creek home
158127home2118Kelowna bottle depot remains open despite COVID-19 concerns
158186home2119Sanitization spread to North Okanagan’s most vulnerable
158122home2120COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, local authorities warn
158120home2121UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
158134home2122Vernon barn open for weddings amid pandemic
158201home2123COVID fails to curb creativity at Okanagan art gallery
158116home2124Okanagan Rail Trail bathrooms removed from trail head amid COVID-19
158114home21252020 B.C. Summer Games in Maple Ridge cancelled due to COVID-19
158103home2126North Okanagan cyclist allegedly struck by Jeep and assaulted
158099home2127B.C. budget heads into unknown deficit range preparing for COVID-19
158080home2128Urgent Adams River restoration work to support salmon run
158140home2129B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces
158077home2130Kelowna RCMP on scene of possible murder
158075home2131Vernon police up early to disarm man with knife
158071home2132#PlankTheCurve: B.C. celebrities urge Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
158069home2133Canadians who have lost their jobs anxiously awaiting federal help
158065home2134Stars not aligned for astrologers during COVID-19, as horoscopes dish outdated advice
158061home2135Cleaning for COVID-19: Mixing products can create toxic gases
158057home2136BC Ferries passengers asked to avoid all non-essential travel amid pandemic
158055home2137Overdose prevention, safe injection sites take extra precautions to mitigate COVID-19
158048home2138World COVID-19 update, 5 a.m., March 25: Prince Charles tests positive, $2 trillion in U.S. aid
158041home2139Vernon high school staff, students may have been exposed to COVID-19
158032home2140Princeton closes parks and mayor launches ‘virtual walk’ Facebook group
158018home2141Okanagan College culinary program donates unused ingredients to food bank
158016home2142Kamloops police investigate stabbing
158014home2143B.C. COVID-19 tests up to 3,500 a day, care home staffing to change
158010home2144Internet safety while social distancing: expert says monitor internet use
158005home2145COVID-19: Inmate, employee at Kamloops prison concerned about conditions
157967home2146$1,000 payment for COVID-19 affected workers won’t come till May: B.C. finance ministry
157996home2147Okanagan man living in Philippines provides tips from abroad during COVID-19
157994home2148Vernon restaurants serve up take-out deals for Great Canadian Takeout
157992home2149Summerland continues to close its doors
157987home2150Shuswap donkey refuge closed to the public due to COVID-19
158002home2151Apparel company donating profits from COVID-19 shirts to Vernon mission
157980home2152WestJet lays off nearly 7,000 employees, cutting staff in half amid COVID-19 crisis
157978home2153Air clears in North Okanagan, dust advisory lifted
157976home2154Driver’s licence renewals, 90-day payment deferral now available online, ICBC says
157974home2155B.C. closes camping, day services at provincial parks for COVID-19
157998home2156Okanagan restaurant serves up unique option amid pandemic
157972home2157Vernon golfer tees up with UBCO
157969home2158Column: Distancing, not isolating, and handling our fears
157963home2159North Okanagan resident models unique quarantine outfit
157928home2160Trudeau: More ‘stringent measures’ will come if Canadians ignore COVID-19 guidelines
157858home2161B.C. moves to prevent people being fired due to COVID-19 consequences
157764home2162B.C. reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths but 100 people have recovered, Henry says
157959home2163BC SPCA seeks help for 36 neglected mini-horses, 17 other farm animals
157951home2164Avalanche Canada to stop avalanche forecasting early
157949home2165Tories will support aid to Canadians, not Liberal ‘power grab’: Scheer
157945home2166No immediate plans to use cell phone tracking in COVID-19 fight: Trudeau
157943home2167Parks Canada to close access to trails
157941home2168COVID-19: Kelowna nixes on-street paid parking downtown
157938home2169National coronavirus update, March 24: Parliament suspends emergency session
157935home2170Town’s only grocery store sets limits on purchasing to keep essentials on the shelves
157931home2171Princeton mayor turns to technology to connect with residents over Coronavirus crisis
157927home2172Princeton organizing network to assist seniors and shut ins during crisis
157925home2173Construction company shuts down all job sites, says new B.C. guidelines are ‘too little, too late’
157923home2174Golden’s doctors test community for COVID-19
157921home2175Fine Canadians for ignoring COVID-19 orders or face consequences: doctor
157889home2176Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021
157886home2177Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
157877home2178March 24 world COVID-19 update: Olympics postponed, confusion in Britain
157871home2179Canadian coronavirus evening update: Premiers’ call focuses on Emergencies Act
157864home2180Okanagan pumps dip below $1
157884home2181Digital learning likely for Okanagan students
157862home2182COVID-19: Visitation limits in place at all Interior Health sites
157854home2183Dyer: Getting Okanagan lakeshore properties off natural gas
157850home2184Cities warned from declaring local states of emergency, Abbotsford mayor says
157793home2185B.C. announces $5 billion financial relief for COVID-19 pandemic
157844home2186Secwepemc leaders: ‘Stay safe, stay healthy, stay connected’
157842home2187Summerland mayor provides daily messages during COVID-19 pandemic
157860home2188Donations not accepted by many Okanagan thrift shops/bins
157836home2189CHL cancels 2020 Memorial Cup in Kelowna due to COVID-19 concerns
157832home2190B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests
157830home2191Central Okanagan Public Schools close playgrounds due to COVID-19 concerns
157826home2192Surrey man arrested after woman screams for help in Kelowna
157820home2193Okanagan woman pens own obituary
157816home2194Kelowna band Andrew Judah live streams concert for community
157814home2195B.C. legislature meets briefly with minimum MLAs to deal with COVID-19
157811home2196Vernon air quality nearly twice as bad as Kelowna
157809home2197COVID-19 in Canada afternoon updates: State of emergency in Toronto
157805home2198WATCH: Kelowna mayor announces city playgrounds, outdoor sports facilities to close
157802home2199Interior Health asks Kamloops bonspiel attendees to self isolate
157799home2200Column: Shopping bravado won’t help flatten the curve
157797home2201Craft Beer Market in Kelowna to help out staff affected by COVID-19 layoffs
157795home2202COVID-19: Help for agriculture industry as Farm Credit Canada receives $5B increase
157791home2203Out-of-control blaze burning near Lytton: BC Wildfire
157789home2204Okanagan couple among 842 stuck in cruise ship docked in Hawaii
157785home2205LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19
157783home2206Vancouver businesses not obeying COVID-19 rules to get hit with fines of up to $50K
157781home2207Lake Country residents embrace the little things during COVID-19 pandemic
157779home2208Okanagan teacher teams up with special student to brighten people’s day during dark times
157776home2209Volunteers keep Kelowna’s vulnerable fed as day services close
157772home2210Vernon police investigate shots fired
157770home2211B.C. screening care home workers as two more test positive for COVID-19
157766home2212Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19
157762home2213COVID-19 closes North Okanagan playgrounds
157759home2214Okanagan distillery’s hand sanitizer nearly ready for public
157757home2215Former Kelowna mayor Jim Stuart dies
157755home2216Service BC offices remain open with social distancing measures, first hours of business for vulnerable
157751home2217COVID-19: Rogers to provide Food Bank Canada with one million meals
157749home2218Canada to spend $192M to find vaccine for COVID-19, Trudeau says
157647home2219Victoria-area youth at house party tell police they are ‘immune’ to COVID-19
157747home2220Thousands laid off as airlines struggle with COVID-19 cancellations, travel bans
157743home2221Canada refuses to go to Tokyo Games in 2020, asks for one-year postponement
157736home2222Morning Start: Did you know the entire world’s population could fit inside Los Angeles?
157725home2223COVID-19 World Update, March 23: Foreigners barred in Hong Kong
157723home2224VIDEO: B.C. artist gets help from Canadians far and wide to make inspirational COVID-19 self-isolation video
157721home2225BC Ferries confirms worker has COVID-19
157649home2226World COVID-19 afternoon update: Trump lashes out at critics, grim milestone for France
157701home2227All B.C. distillers now authorized to make hand sanitizer as COVID-19 leads to shortages
157697home2228South Shuswap First Responders to stop taking calls amid COVID-19 concerns
157695home2229Doctors of B.C. urged to stand behind official messaging, as some say response is lacking
157691home2230Nearly 1,000 B.C. tenants ‘personally at risk’ of eviction due to COVID-19: tenants union
157688home2231Princeton-area school worker tests positive for Coronavirus
157684home2232‘COVID-19 is definitely in the community and definitely spreading’: Local clinic warns Revelstoke
157681home2233B.C. VIEWS: The good, bad and the ugly of COVID-19
157683home2234Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health
157679home2235B.C. lays out guidelines for construction industry, but keeps sites open
157677home2236Okanagan city’s recreation services staff served with layoff notices
157673home2237Forestry giant Interfor curtails operations in the face of COVID-19
157671home2238Drug charges result in fine and judge questions why offender was ‘almost falling asleep’ in court
157669home2239B.C. to allow restaurants to hire laid-off servers to deliver alcohol
157663home2240B.C. scientist one of many fighting coronavirus pandemic on dozens of fronts
157661home2241Letter: Premier Horgan’s performance disappointing
157731home2242Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus
157591home2243Grocery stores hiring more staff, offer wage boost as B.C. adapts to COVID-19 buying habits
157633home22443-in-10 Canadians admit they aren’t practicing social distancing amid COVID-19: poll
157619home2245Doctors will have help with any ‘distressing decisions’ around which COVID-19 patients get ventilators
157544home2246Canadian coronavirus evening update: B.C. death toll rises, Quebec forbids gatherings
157615home2247First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Sun Peaks
157630home2248COVID-19: Keeping their distance will help keep your kids healthy
157617home2249‘Coronaoke’ hits high note among self-isolating crowd thanks to B.C. man
157609home2250COVID-19: Okanagan assisted living tenants to connect with families via iPads
157599home2251Not COVID-19: Here’s what else happened this week in B.C.
157594home2252Coronavirus: Third Revelstoke heliskiing company declares COVID-19 case
157587home2253Five day trial needed to resolve custody of small town caboose
157585home2254Hotel Eldorado temporarily shutting doors to help slow COVID-19
157583home2255B.C.’s top doctor orders immediate closure of salons, spas and other personal services
157520home2256Family of B.C. woman who died of COVID-19 makes plea for people to stay home
157581home2257Okanagan daycare supporting essential service providers amid COVID-19
157578home2258Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria
157576home2259Help on way for renters amid COVID-19, B.C.’s housing minister says
157574home2260Vernon’s Sparkling Hill Resort closes amid COVID-19
157570home2261Country star Kenny Rogers dies of natural causes at 81
157495home2262B.C. man with COVID-19 symptoms forced to call 811 more than 100 times
157539home2263No sanitization, no workers: Victoria tradespeople walk off job
157537home2264‘Different than anything we’ve ever seen’: How B.C. paramedics are responding to COVID-19
157514home2265B.C. Real Estate Association calls for stop to open houses during pandemic
157518home2266Okanagan Spirits named world’s best, earns nod from Premier
157516home2267North Okanagan teachers back to school after spring break
157508home2268Follow directives to slow spread of COVID-19, Summerland mayor urges
157506home2269Kelowna looking at electronic options for council meetings due to COVID-19
157438home2270Costco bans return of hoarded items, including toilet paper
157501home2271Revelstoke CMH lodge confirms recent guest tested positive for COVID-19
157499home2272No public access at March 23 Summerland council meeting
157497home2273Teachers, support workers to return to Central Okanagan schools after spring break
157487home2274COVID-19: B.C.’s top doctor bans dine-in guests at restaurants across province
157483home2275B.C. COVID-19 cases jump by another 77, another care home affected
157481home2276Grande trouble: BBB warns of bogus COVID-19 Starbucks gift card scam
157477home2277B.C. city suspends business licence of studio claiming hot yoga kills COVID-19
157479home2278Vernon mom with presumptive COVID-19 case shares inside look into self-quarantining
157470home2279Province denies $20 million grant application for Princeton’s aquatic centre
157473home2280COVID-19: Bus fares waived, back door entry for most as BC Transit ensures social distancing
157468home2281‘It was a stupid mistake’: Lake Country couple regretful of panic purchase, donate $1,000
157466home2282Vernon woman says she has COVID-19
157464home2283Myth of medical masks drives profiteering in B.C. COVID-19 battle
157457home2284Vernon pot stores see sales rise amid COVID-19
157452home2285Line forms as Kelowna’s Superstore only lets in 500 at a time due to COVID-19
157448home2286Revelstoke distillery halts production to make free disinfectant
157529home2287COVID-19: Vernon bride to be may be forced to postpone as fiancé stuck on cruise
157443home2288Dutch stockpile cannabis, French red wine during COVID-19 crisis
157433home2289COLUMN: Financial help during the COVID-19 pandemic
157430home2290COVID-19: BC Transit beefs up sanitization measures, still operating
157428home2291COVID-19 precautions ‘not optional,’ B.C.’s Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
157407home2292B.C. dentist petitions province to order shut-down of all dental offices
157416home2293Pacific Coastal Airlines temporarily suspending operations due to COVID-19 outbreak
157392home2294Air Canada laying off more than 5,000 flight attendants
157344home2295Shuswap grocery stores designate shopping time for at-risk customers
157338home2296Shuswap food bank gets innovative for self quarantining residents
157359home2297City of Vernon still open for business
157323home2298B.C. Rotary exchange students told to ‘shelter in place’ through COVID-19
157351home2299Final Farmers’ Market cancelled for season in North Okanagan
157317home2300Summerland Action Festival future uncertain
157309home2301Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen closes its buildings
157307home2302North Okanagan long-term care facility dealing with flu outbreak
157305home2303Mental health as important as physical in COVID-19 crisis: CMHA Vernon
157303home2304Big White asks visitors to stick to designated recreation trails
157291home2305Summerland Blossom Pageant future uncertain
157244home2306RCMP warns of COVID-19 scams spreading through B.C.
157236home2307Kelowna’s last video rental store, Leo’s Video, to close in face of COVID-19
157232home2308Mounties search for Vernon bank robber
157238home2309Kids of North Okanagan’s essential workers supported
157228home2310Four RDOS staff self-isolating
157220home2311B.C. Teachers’ Federation says teachers will return to work after spring break
157177home2312Shuswap seniors facilities keeping residents safe in face of COVID-19
157169home2313Summerland closes municipal hall, public works building
157154home23146,800 seasonal workers allowed in country to fill empty B.C. agricultural jobs
157141home2315Summerland council meeting to proceed despite COVID-19
157130home2316‘Lots of unknowns’: Okanagan restaurant workers stressed as COVID-19 causes layoffs
157115home2317PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River
157092home2318Summerland thrift store now closed
157078home2319Summerland Arts and Cultural Centre closes its doors
157063home2320Summerland Chamber building closes to the public
157050home2321Summerland Ornamental Gardens now closed
157017home2322In photos: Car flies off snowbank, lands on two vehicles in North Shuswap
156977home2323Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre phone lines closed
156903home2324New poll suggests most B.C. residents agree with building Coastal GasLink
158484entertainment1Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis
158425entertainment2Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use
158380entertainment3Okanagan museum prepares to isolate and create
158201entertainment4COVID fails to curb creativity at Okanagan art gallery
157933entertainment5Okanagan to unite online for first-ever Stay at Home Gala
157816entertainment6Kelowna band Andrew Judah live streams concert for community
157766entertainment7Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19
157731entertainment8Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus
157570entertainment9Country star Kenny Rogers dies of natural causes at 81
157542entertainment10Relief fund for Canadian performing artists gets $100,000 boost
157441entertainment11Gord Bamford music festival rescheduled for October
157380entertainment12Isolation sensation: Okanagan father turns children’s voices into Journey cover
158621trending-now1QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
158573trending-now2Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic
158561trending-now3Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
158507trending-now4VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
158415trending-now5T-Rex sends a message to Kamloops residents during COVID-19
158400trending-now6Morning Start: Bob Dylan’s ode to JFK
158240trending-now7Morning Start: The polio vaccine was unveiled 67 years ago today
158216trending-now8Single? Don’t mingle: Okanagan dating scene doomed during pandemic
158071trending-now9#PlankTheCurve: B.C. celebrities urge Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
158065trending-now10Stars not aligned for astrologers during COVID-19, as horoscopes dish outdated advice
157723trending-now11VIDEO: B.C. artist gets help from Canadians far and wide to make inspirational COVID-19 self-isolation video
157617trending-now12‘Coronaoke’ hits high note among self-isolating crowd thanks to B.C. man
157426trending-now1350 things to do at home during the coronavirus pandemic
158621community1QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
158604community2Summerland churches go online during COVID-19 pandemic
158593community3Fur Brigade Trail was transportation route in Okanagan Valley
158575community4WATCH: Okanagan producer treats neighbours to live music from safe distance
158606community5‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
158532community6WATCH: Penticton boy celebrates birthday, from a distance
158520community7‘Corona Busters’: Vernon man drives vintage ambulance in appreciation of health-care workers
158461community8Fundraising initiative created to help during COVID-19
158431community9Playground closures well received in Summerland
158417community10WATCH: Okanagan girl makes Kids Morning Show amid COVID-19 isolation
158413community11Summerland Food Bank still operating during COVID-19
158309community12Letter: There is a bright light out there
158291community13Summerland woman observes waxwings in crabapple tree
158214community14Couple self-isolating at their Summerland farm
158182community15AlleyCats in desperate need of foster homes
158218community16WATCH: Churches turn to technology as COVID-19 rages
158050community17PET OF THE WEEK: Destiny and her brothers want a home together
157990community18Summerland music teacher offers online ukulele lessons
157987community19Shuswap donkey refuge closed to the public due to COVID-19
157963community20North Okanagan resident models unique quarantine outfit
157881community21Positive notes left around Summerland community
157897community22In photos: Penticton locals celebrate #NationalPuppyDay
157832community23B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests
157820community24Okanagan woman pens own obituary
157768community25‘We’re all in this together’ says Penticton organization amid COVID-19 pandemic
157762community26COVID-19 closes North Okanagan playgrounds
157665community27Summerland quilter ready to produce reusable face masks
157628community28Fur Brigade Trail on provincial heritage registry
157359community29City of Vernon still open for business
157218community30Penticton restaurant launches isolation-friendly meal kits
157078community31Summerland Arts and Cultural Centre closes its doors
157063community32Summerland Chamber building closes to the public
157050community33Summerland Ornamental Gardens now closed
156713marketplace1Kelowna ups the cool factor for craft brew fans
158406letters1Letter: Sustainable and equitable world needed to survive virus and its aftermath
157785letters2LETTER: More efforts needed to stop spread of COVID-19
157661letters3Letter: Premier Horgan’s performance disappointing
158631video114-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
158534video3Canadians with COVID-19 symptoms to be denied boarding domestic flights, trains
158396video4Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
158400video5Morning Start: Bob Dylan’s ode to JFK
158359video6Should non-violent offenders be released from prison to avoid COVID-19 spread?
158243photo-galleries1PHOTOS: With a crash and a bang, B.C. residents applaud health-care workers
157115photo-galleries2PHOTOS: Residents rescue dolphins stranded near Powell River
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