Keremeos

A semi-truck crashed into the Highway 3 barricade 41 kilometres west of Princeton on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Becka Melissa, Facebook)

Highway 3 reopens after semi-truck crashes through barricade west of Princeton

The incident closed the road for several hours this morning, according to DriveBC

A semi-truck crashed into the Highway 3 barricade 41 kilometres west of Princeton on Saturday, Oct. 22. (Becka Melissa, Facebook)
A horse in a field. (Marko Blazevic Unsplash)

Orphaned foal has attached to new mare, says owner of the Keremeos horses

The horses along Hwy 3 weren’t wild, but had crossed the river for first time

  • Oct 20, 2022
A horse in a field. (Marko Blazevic Unsplash)
Keremeos resident Brian Schwemler is the winner of a $500k Lotto Max draw from Sept. 27. (Photo- BCLC)

Keremeos man plans a few vacations after $500K lotto win

Brian Schwemler purchased the half-a-million-dollar winning ticket from the Canco on Highway 3A

Keremeos resident Brian Schwemler is the winner of a $500k Lotto Max draw from Sept. 27. (Photo- BCLC)
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Open burning season in effect for the South Okanagan-Similkameen

Fire chiefs may choose to delay the start of the season, amid the drier than normal conditions

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These wild horses were spotted running along Highway 97 in Penticton in January 2022. Now a herd of horses, believed to be wild are hanging around Highway 3, west of Keremeos, with one of them being killed by a vehicle recently. (File photo)

Foal orphaned after wild horse hit and killed on Highway 3 in Keremeos

Residents worry for the foal and the rest of the herd coming close to the busy roadway

These wild horses were spotted running along Highway 97 in Penticton in January 2022. Now a herd of horses, believed to be wild are hanging around Highway 3, west of Keremeos, with one of them being killed by a vehicle recently. (File photo)
These wild horses were spotted running along Highway 97 in Penticton in January 2022. Now a herd of horses, believed to be wild are hanging around Highway 3, west of Keremeos, with one of them being killed by a vehicle recently. (File photo)

Update: Orphaned foal attaches to new mare after mom killed on Highway 3 in Keremeos

Owner of the horses said they aren’t wild and they are back home with reinforced fences

These wild horses were spotted running along Highway 97 in Penticton in January 2022. Now a herd of horses, believed to be wild are hanging around Highway 3, west of Keremeos, with one of them being killed by a vehicle recently. (File photo)
A look back at the Heather Lake wildfire on Sept. 6, 2022. Looking south from a helicopter in E.C. Manning Park. (Photo- BC Wildfire Service)

Planned ignitions to bring heavy smoke along Highway 3: BC Wildfire Service

If conditions are favourable, ignitions will take place between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Oct. 1

A look back at the Heather Lake wildfire on Sept. 6, 2022. Looking south from a helicopter in E.C. Manning Park. (Photo- BC Wildfire Service)
Grist Mill served around 100 migrant workers a home-cooked traditional Mexican barbecue to say thank you for helping out in the Similkameen harvest this year. (Grist Mill)

Keremeos’ Grist Mill thanks seasonal workers for helping with the harvest

Grist Mill served up traditional Mexican food to offer gratitude to migrants who picked fruit

Grist Mill served around 100 migrant workers a home-cooked traditional Mexican barbecue to say thank you for helping out in the Similkameen harvest this year. (Grist Mill)
The Gardens at The Keremeos Grist Mill afford a great space for the Heritage Fall Fair happening Sunday, Sept. 25. (Submitted)

Zucchini races, apple pie eating contest at Heritage Fall Fair in Keremeos

Join in the family day with apples races down the river too at Grist Mill Sept. 25

The Gardens at The Keremeos Grist Mill afford a great space for the Heritage Fall Fair happening Sunday, Sept. 25. (Submitted)
The makeshift residence where two individuals wanted by police had set up, visible from Highway 3. A shootout with RCMP on Tuesday, Sept. 13 left one resident dead and another in the hospital. (Andrea DeMeer - Princeton Spotlight)

Woman involved in Keremeos police shooting expected to survive

Man who allegedly pulled gun as RCMP serve warrants died and the woman was also shot

The makeshift residence where two individuals wanted by police had set up, visible from Highway 3. A shootout with RCMP on Tuesday, Sept. 13 left one resident dead and another in the hospital. (Andrea DeMeer - Princeton Spotlight)
The incident began to unfold on Highway 3, around 7:45 am Tuesday Sept. 23. (Tracey Henderson Facebook)

One dead, one injured, after police shooting in Keremeos

Man allegedly pulls gun as RCMP attempt to serve warrants

The incident began to unfold on Highway 3, around 7:45 am Tuesday Sept. 23. (Tracey Henderson Facebook)
Contestants in the 2019 Sizzle Fest hot pepper eating contest had to eat several hot pepper, seeds and all. This year’s festival takes place Sept. 24. (Review file photo)

Almost time for Sizzle Fest in Keremeos

Organizers still looking for more brave souls to take part in hot pepper eating contest Sept. 24

Contestants in the 2019 Sizzle Fest hot pepper eating contest had to eat several hot pepper, seeds and all. This year’s festival takes place Sept. 24. (Review file photo)
The Keremeos Creek wildfire southwest of Penticton on Aug. 26. BC Wildfire Service says the blaze is now considered “held.”

Keremeos Creek wildfire considered held, no longer ‘out of control’

All evacuation orders and alerts have been rescinded by the regional district

The Keremeos Creek wildfire southwest of Penticton on Aug. 26. BC Wildfire Service says the blaze is now considered “held.”
Three local Indigenous artists, from left to right Chila Louis, Shianna Allison and Sharifa Mardsen, are working on installing a diversity focused mural on the side of the Cawston Community Hall. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)

Cawston Community Hall gets colourful with Indigenous inclusive mural

Three local artists have been working on the mural over the last week

Three local Indigenous artists, from left to right Chila Louis, Shianna Allison and Sharifa Mardsen, are working on installing a diversity focused mural on the side of the Cawston Community Hall. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
The Keremeos Creek wildfire on Aug. 19. (BC Wildfire Service)

No more evacuation alerts for the Keremeos Creek wildfire

Some properties along Green Mountain and Marron Valley Road had been on alert since Aug. 17

The Keremeos Creek wildfire on Aug. 19. (BC Wildfire Service)
The Keremeos Creek wildfire on Friday, Aug. 19. (BC Wildfire Service)

Winds and planned ignitions grow Keremeos Creek wildfire to 7,000 hectares

Winds expected to increase amid risk of thunderstorms Saturday and Sunday

The Keremeos Creek wildfire on Friday, Aug. 19. (BC Wildfire Service)
The staff at Regency Southwood assisted with evacuating the Gotta Goat Farm on Aug. 4 from the Keremeos Creek Wildfire (Submitted)

Penticton retirement facility helps with Keremeos Creek wildfire farm evacuation

The staff at Regency Southwood were among those to answer the call for help

The staff at Regency Southwood assisted with evacuating the Gotta Goat Farm on Aug. 4 from the Keremeos Creek Wildfire (Submitted)
Max Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, spoke in Summerland on Aug. 18. The meeting was held at Summerland United Church. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

People’s Party leader makes stops in Okanagan

Max Bernier spoke to supporters in Summerland and Kelowna on Aug. 18

Max Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, spoke in Summerland on Aug. 18. The meeting was held at Summerland United Church. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Apex Fire Brigade worked alongside BC Wildfire Services and many other B.C. fire departments to protect the evacuated properties at Apex Mountain Resort from the nearby Keremeos Creek Wildfire. Apex residents expressed their gratitude to all the firefighters who kept their homes intact. (Apex Fire Brigade)

No more properties are on evacuation order for Keremeos Creek wildfire

Evacuation orders for properties along Green Mountain and Sheep Creek Road rescinded, alerts lifted

Apex Fire Brigade worked alongside BC Wildfire Services and many other B.C. fire departments to protect the evacuated properties at Apex Mountain Resort from the nearby Keremeos Creek Wildfire. Apex residents expressed their gratitude to all the firefighters who kept their homes intact. (Apex Fire Brigade)
Police in Vernon are warning the public about a text-messaging scam currently circulating in the community Friday, April 22, 2022. (File image)

TELUS plans outage for customers in the Keremeos area

Customers will be unable to make 911 calls

Police in Vernon are warning the public about a text-messaging scam currently circulating in the community Friday, April 22, 2022. (File image)
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