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6 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Fire near Naramata now 75 per cent contained

Helicopters wait to drop buckets of water on a hillside fireTuesday afternoon as crews from four separate agencies fought a 2.5-hectare blaze just north of Naramata, which scorched 2.5 hectares of grass and trees before it was brought under control around 3 p.m. Fire departments from Penticton, Naramata and Kaleden sent help, as did the B.C.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Penticton Western

Still months away, municipal election a hot topic

And though that election is still three months away, the list of declared candidates is growing, as in the list of those considering taking the plunge.

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Revelstoke Times Review

Revelstoke to host new Early Years Centre

Revelstoke was selected as one of 12 communities to play host to a new BC Early Years Centre starting this fall.

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Castanet.net

The good, the bad, the E. coli

Castanet conducted our own tests and had a water analysis company take a look. All 10 beaches or waterways we tested on August 5 and 6, 2014 were considered to be in the 'safe level.'

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Canada,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Castanet.net

Jet hits deer while landing

A jet is in need of repairs, and a deer is no longer with us after being hit by the plane as it landed in Princeton Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Penticton Western

'Dr. Frankenstein' of weapons arrested in South Okanagan

A man with a criminal record for an attempted murder in Penticton was arrested in Osoyoos for numerous firearms related charges.

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Related Topix: Canada, Prison,

The Free Press

Candice Sand brings her pop beat to Fernie.

Candice Sand will try to shift local's focus from Indie music to pop music as she makes her way to The Loaf on Saturday August 23 to promote the release of her new album Against Concrete Walls.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

GlobalNews

1 person dead in crash on Highway 97

Highway 97 in Penticton was closed for about three hours Saturday morning while police investigated a fatal single-vehicle crash.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

The Penticton Western

Cell phone tower plans put on hold

The proposed 230-foot tower would have been visible from much over the city from it's location east of Penticton at 102 Saliken Dr., above Carmi Road.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Canada

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Exhibition part reunion for artist

The mood was part reunion, part admiration as people milled about Groop Gallery among more than 50 of her paintings.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Family, Parenting, Canada

Castanet.net

Crack house concerns residents

Residents with concerns about a run-down rooming house on Penticton's Winnipeg Street now have a place to vent.

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Related Topix: Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Assessment van rolls into town

Coldstream and Lake Country homes are the target as BC Assessment rolls through town updating residential pictures using a mobile photo van.

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Related Topix: Canada, Cameras, Digital Cameras, Electronics,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Westbank Cemetery brought back to life

Now, flowers and trees line the walkways. Fresh cut grass makes the area seem more like a park than a gravel pit.

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The Penticton Western

South Okanagan shuttle service to Kelowna airport rolls out

Two stops in Penticton are included on the schedule of a new shuttle service between Osoyoos and the Kelowna airport.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Castanet.net

Mayor yet to see nude petition

Mayor Garry Litke said as of Thursday, he had not seen a neighbours' petition regarding nudity at Three Mile Beach.

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The Osoyoos Times

RCMP commander Sgt. Kevin Schur is moving on to Kelowna-based training job

Schur will be based in Kelowna and will be teaching and coordinating two RCMP leadership courses.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Castanet.net

First Nations Financial Transparency Act

Recently I have received a number of inquiries on the First Nations Financial Transparency Act .

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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

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A stack of overlapping land claims by First Nations is a "cancer" within British Columbia's treaty process, says a prominent provincial chief spearheading a court challenge of the decades-old method of negotiating aboriginal rights and title in the province.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

STARGAZING: When is it a Supermoon?

Smoke from wildfires buring throughout the Interior, including one on the Penticton Indian Reserve, has prompted a special air quality advivory from the government for the entire Okanagan.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

The Osoyoos Times

Airport shuttle service starts from Osoyoos to Kelowna

Osoyoos Mayor Stu Wells speaks at the announcement of a shuttle service between Osoyoos and Kelowna International Airport.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Travel, North America, Canada Travel, World News,

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