Keremeos Review Staff

FIRE ENGINE                                The Keremeos Volunteer Fire Department will soon have a fire truck similar to this one. The truck comes with a price tag of $545,957.59, including taxes.                                (Photo submitted)

Keremeos Fire Department acquires new truck

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen approves fire truck purchases for Keremeos, Willowbrook

FIRE ENGINE                                The Keremeos Volunteer Fire Department will soon have a fire truck similar to this one. The truck comes with a price tag of $545,957.59, including taxes.                                (Photo submitted)
Now all children can enjoy summer camp thanks to local organizations in Keremeos. (Photo submitted)

Summer fun for youth at Keremeos day camp

Local organization looking for sponsors for kids camp

Now all children can enjoy summer camp thanks to local organizations in Keremeos. (Photo submitted)
File photo                                In May, flooding from 200 per cent average snow pack caused the Similkameen River and mountain creeks to rise forcing the closure of Highway 3 between Keremeos and Hedley to close for several days.

Keremeos seeks evacuation preparedness funding

The village is applying to UBCM for evacuation planning funding

File photo                                In May, flooding from 200 per cent average snow pack caused the Similkameen River and mountain creeks to rise forcing the closure of Highway 3 between Keremeos and Hedley to close for several days.
Kozakevich remains as chair of regional district

Kozakevich remains as chair of regional district

The chairs and vice chairs of the regional district and the hospital board were decided Thursday.

Kozakevich remains as chair of regional district
FIRE CALL                                Five firefighters were at the Keremeos Liquor Store on Wednesday afternoon. The call came in around 1:40 p.m. and was over within 25 minutes.                                (Tara Bowie/Keremeos Review)

Firefighters called to Keremeos Liquor Store

Incident on Wednesday was caused by electrical short at wall outlet

FIRE CALL                                Five firefighters were at the Keremeos Liquor Store on Wednesday afternoon. The call came in around 1:40 p.m. and was over within 25 minutes.                                (Tara Bowie/Keremeos Review)
Submitted                                Without a facilities manager it’s uncertain who will open the pool in Keremeos this year.

Shakeup at the Similkameen rec centre

The facility manager resigned Monday, previously four members of the volunteer commission resigned

Submitted                                Without a facilities manager it’s uncertain who will open the pool in Keremeos this year.
Motorists rush to help injured truck driver on Highway 3

Motorists rush to help injured truck driver on Highway 3

A semi-truck crashed into a power pole and then into a ditch Friday evening on Highway 3

Motorists rush to help injured truck driver on Highway 3
RAISING THE TOWER — Medical chief of staff Dr. Brad Raison of Penticton Regional Hospital and John Moorhouse of the Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation look over one of the rooms in the David E. Kampe Tower currently under construction at the hospital during a media tour Tuesday afternoon. The foundation is still working to raise the $20 million share of the project. Mark Brett/Western News                                RAISING THE TOWER — Medical chief of staff Dr. Brad Raison of Penticton Regional Hospital and John Moorhouse of the Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation look over one of the rooms in the David E. Kampe Tower currently under construction at the hospital during a media tour recently. The foundation is still working to raise the $20 million share of the project. Mark Brett/Western News

Estate donates $50,000 to Penticton hospital campaign

Keremeos Elks supporter donates $50,000 from estate to South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation

RAISING THE TOWER — Medical chief of staff Dr. Brad Raison of Penticton Regional Hospital and John Moorhouse of the Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation look over one of the rooms in the David E. Kampe Tower currently under construction at the hospital during a media tour Tuesday afternoon. The foundation is still working to raise the $20 million share of the project. Mark Brett/Western News                                RAISING THE TOWER — Medical chief of staff Dr. Brad Raison of Penticton Regional Hospital and John Moorhouse of the Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation look over one of the rooms in the David E. Kampe Tower currently under construction at the hospital during a media tour recently. The foundation is still working to raise the $20 million share of the project. Mark Brett/Western News
Tanya Deyaeger                                Smoke can from a small fire can be seen from Highway 3 in Cawston. BC Wildfire is currently assessing the fire to determine what, if any, actions to take.

BC Wildfire assessing Cawston fire

A small fire started on the mountainside south of Cawston Wednesday night.

Tanya Deyaeger                                Smoke can from a small fire can be seen from Highway 3 in Cawston. BC Wildfire is currently assessing the fire to determine what, if any, actions to take.
Local politicians have come up with just over $16,000 out of reserve funds to keep the Keremeos library open five days a week. It’s unclear what will happen next year with hours. — Image Credit: File Photo

Keremeos library to remain open five days a week

Keremeos library to remain open five days a week for at least another year

Local politicians have come up with just over $16,000 out of reserve funds to keep the Keremeos library open five days a week. It’s unclear what will happen next year with hours. — Image Credit: File Photo
The provincial candidates still had a few smiles left in them after a more than two hour all candidates forum in Keremeos last Thursday. Left to right, NDP Colleen Ross, Green Party Vonnie Lavers, and Liberal Linda Larson. The election is May 9.— Image Credit: Tara Bowie

Keremeos residents put provincial candidates on spot in all candidates forum

Keremeos and area residents pepppered candidates with questions during the all candidates debate.

The provincial candidates still had a few smiles left in them after a more than two hour all candidates forum in Keremeos last Thursday. Left to right, NDP Colleen Ross, Green Party Vonnie Lavers, and Liberal Linda Larson. The election is May 9.— Image Credit: Tara Bowie