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Local news for Westbank (Kelowna, BC) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

34 min ago | CBC News

Brain drain challenges First Nation communities across Canada

John Gladstone left his home community of Skidegate for Vancouver nearly a decade ago, and he has no plans to return.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Courier

Crash knocks SUV onto roof

A firefighter pours litter to absorb automotive fluids leaking onto Highway 97 in Kelowna from an overturned SUV following a crash Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Castanet.net

The Canadian health transfer

Our Government is committed to a publicly funded, universally accessible health care system founded on the principles of the Canada Health Act.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Morgan: Golf course lifestyle living in the Okanagan

For those snowbirds who love Kelowna's climate and to golf, a place to call home only steps away from the tee box would seem ideal.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Vernon resident caught for 28th time not wearing seatbelt

A Vernon resident falls into the category of people who simply do not want to wear a seatbelt in a vehicle.

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Related Topix: Canada,

The Daily Courier

Standoff in W. Kelowna

RCMP were on the scene of an apparent standoff in West Kelowna Sunday night as The Daily Courier went to press.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Organizers hoping feds like Trail of the Okanagans

Organizers working on a plan to connect the entire Okanagan with an off-highway trail suitable for walkers and cyclists are pinning their hopes on some help from Ottawa.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Castanet.net

Tree lined park now barren

That's what Olga wants to know after most of the large trees in Marjorie Pritchard Memorial Park in West Kelowna were recently removed.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Daily Courier

Sunday smoke nothing to fear

You might see smoky evidence of soldiers fighting a wildfire this weekend if you're driving Highway 97. The province's wildfire management branch plans to set a controlled burn near the Predator Ridge golf course just off Highway 97 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Canada,

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