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A tour bus rolled over on a highway near Merritt, B.C. Friday, leaving 56 people injured -- seven of them critically.
American citizens Janice Wong and father James Wong, from Los Angeles shop for new clothes at a Target store in Kelowna, B.C. on Friday after their tour bus crashed on the Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt, B.C., on Thursday.
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Dozens of tourists were injured, at least five of them critically, when a bus carrying them through a picturesque British Columbia mountain pass rolled over Thursday.
A Kelowna man has been handed a 15 month jail sentence, one year probation and banned from driving for two years for causing a fatal traffic crash at a Highway 97 intersection.
A group of guys who love Kelowna, love beer, love moustaches and love tackling cancer are back this summer, aiming to raise $10,000 for the cause.
Bank robberies are nothing new in Kelowna. They happen at various branches but for some reason robbers like to target a particular branch - the Scotiabank on Dilworth Dr. "A lone male suspect entered the bank with his face covered and deployed a bear spray into the facility and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash," says RCMP Cst.
The Queen's youngest son, Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, and his wife, the Countess of Wessex, Sophie Rhys-Jones, are scheduled to tour B.C. between Sept.
Jennifer Monaghan felt that her active life as a mother and volunteer was over when she suffered a stroke in April 2012 that initially left her paralyzed on her right side.
The Mennonite Central Committee staff for B.C. gathered in Kelowna earlier this month to show their appreciation to the volunteers of the local MCC Thrift Shop.
Two drivers were sent to hospital with non-life threatening injuries Wednesday morning after a three vehicle crash closed Highway 97 north of Summerland.
The arrival of the express transit service linking Westbank with the UBC Okanagan campus via downtown Kelowna along Highway 97 is one of several changes to be unveiled by the regional transit system starting next week.
A plan to build a 24-storey lakefront hotel in downtown Kelowna has crossed its final hurdle following city council's decision to allow it to be higher than council's current 19-storey limit for new buildings downtown.
A drunk driver on Westside Road may have gotten the scare of his life when his truck went off the road Monday night.
The dock will be made possible through a $15,000 donation from the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC, the provincial government and the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation.
In 100 such buses, the system has stopped functioning. So, the government instead of maintaining a good fleet of red buses is planning to give up on acquiring new ones... Such frequent incidents of breakdown cause traffic jams during peak hours.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 02:36 am
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