QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

Healthy harmony: Two fans pay tribute to B.C.’s top doctor, in song

Dr. Bonnie Henry has inspired a song and music video celebrating her handling of the COVID-19 crisis

‘Virtual parades’ trending as virus dampens St. Patrick’s Day revels around the world

#RTEVirtualParade hashtag a riot of flag-waving family processions, pets in green, Irish dancing

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Community of Oliver salutes frontline medical staff
Penticton boy celebrates birthday, from a distance
Critteraid in Summerland reports theft from thrift shop
Car on fire in Penticton

Fudge maker tries for world record with 500-pound Nanaimo bar

Chocolatier from Levack, Ont., and her children await word if Guinness will make record official

Not COVID-19: Here’s a look at what else happened this week in B.C.

A million-dollar coffee run, a costly pet scam, road rage caught on video and more

Kijiji bans listings for toilet paper, disinfectant wipes, and other coronavirus-related items

Action comes as a response to people profiting off the COVID-19 pandemic

How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone

Tips for cleaning that extension of your hand and breeding ground for germs

Morning Start: The Scottish have 421 words for snow

Your morning start for Thursday, March 12, 2020

March supermoon to light up the skies over B.C. tonight

Moon about 20,000 kilometres closer than average distance

Tim Hortons temporarily stops accepting reusable cups amid COVID-19 concerns

Temporary move follows similar decisions by Starbucks and The Second Cup Ltd

Morning Start: Do you know Barbie’s full name?

Your morning start for Friday, March 6, 2020

Starbucks halts use of reusable cups to prevent spread of novel coronavirus

Starbucks has long offered a ten-cent discount to customers who bring their own reusable mugs

Toilet paper roll selling for $100 on Craigslist as people capitalize on COVID-19 fears

A plethora of posts selling toilet paper have popped up on Facebook and Craigslist in the past few days

Majority of Canadians unhappy with Trudeau’s handling of blockade crisis: poll

Leger executive vice-president says this represents a major shift in public support for Indigenous rights