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35 min ago | Room 8

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4 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Grab these wines and hit the deck

Admittedly, our tasting panel has spent more than a few Fridays of late outdoors on the Roof at Black+Blue, taking in the lunchtime burger-and-beer special.

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5 hrs ago | The Guardian

BC calls for help from Island to fight forest fires

A RCMP officer puts up police tape as flames from a forest fire are seen burning on a hillside in West Kelowna, B.C., early Friday, July, 18, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

B.C. on track for one of the worst fire seasons in a decade

A helicopter gets water from Shannon Lake so they can put the water on a blaze on a hillside in West Kelowna, B.C. Friday, July, 18, 2014.

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12 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

Common sense more important than air quality advisories

With more than 100 active fires burning throughout the province as of Wednesday, the B.C. Ministry of Environment and Interior Health issued a smoky skies advisory for the region.

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16 hrs ago | CBC News

Manitoba crews head to forest fire battle in BC, NWT

The Smith Creek wildfire in West Kelowna grew from 200 to 250 hectares from Thursday night to Friday morning.

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22 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Power outage crashes Interior Health system

Power surges have disabled computers across the Interior Health Authority , including electronic patient records at all hospitals from Kamloops to Kelowna and Cranbrook.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

GlobalNews

Gangsters warned to stay away from Kelowna

Police issued a public warning Monday to gang members visiting Kelowna this weekend for the Center of Gravity festival: You're not welcome and you'll be closely monitored.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Smoke from Canada affects Fort Wayne skys

KELOWNA, British Columbia, Wildfires In British Columbia are forcing residents out.

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CBC News

911 calls from B.C. southern Interior to be handled in Vancouver

Comm handles the majority of police, fire, and ambulance calls for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, the Sunshine Coast and Squamish-Lillooet.

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Kelowna Capital News

Smith Creek Wildfire: Danger decreases, though fire only 50 per cent contained

While it is only estimated at 50 per cent contained, firefighters have wrangled the Smith Creek wildfire back enough to send 2000 people evacuated from their homes back to their own beds this evening.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Fires rip through B.C.'s tinder-dry, pine beetle-killed forests

More than half a dozen major fires are burning in vast dead pine forests killed by mountain pine beetles, increasing risks to firefighters and communities.

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Vancouver Sun

Wildfires dying down in B.C. thanks to rainfall and cool weather

Thousands of people displaced by a wildfire near Kelowna, B.C. were allowed to return to their homes Sunday, but dry conditions and lightning have kept firefighters busy throughout the western provinces and the Northwest Territories.

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Weyburn This Week

Firefighter on helping contro...

As cooler weather has helped bring a wildfire near Kelowna, B.C. under control, one firefighter there says it could have gotten "pretty bad."

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Castanet.net

Horoscope: July 20 - 26

A push to climb the ladder can see some biting off more than they can chew. This is a time when slow and steady wins the race; keep rein on the ego.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Weather assisting Smith Creek Fire firefighting efforts

While evacuated West Kelowna residents still can't return home yet, B.C. Wildfire Management Branch officials are feeling more confident today about getting a handle on the Smith Creek Fire.

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Vancouver Sun

Man wakes up on fire in Edmonton home; witnesses call it spontaneous combustion

The Pemberton Music Festival is on this weekend - and with a host of hot headliners including Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg and more - it's sure to be one of this summer's biggest events.

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Vancouver Sun

Cooler weather allows B.C. to downgrade fire danger ratings in the north

The Pemberton Music Festival is on this weekend - and with a host of hot headliners including Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg and more - it's sure to be one of this summer's biggest events.

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Castanet.net

No change for Smith Creek

An Evacuation Order remains in effect for Smith Creek, Tallus Ridge, Alexandria Way and Shannon Woods neighbourhoods.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Gourmet Garlic U-Pick opens Monday in Kelowna

Okanagan Gourmet Garlic U-Pick, B.C. and Canada's first garlic u-pick farm, opens to the public for u-pick on Monday July 21. "We are very excited to be able to offer B.C. and Canada's first u-pick garlic farm," said owner Bill Campbell.

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