Ministry press release

Surface improvements announced for White Lake Road

A rough section of White Lake Road near the intersection of Highway 97 will see some surface improvements done before winter

Transit future bus rolling into Keremeos

The Village of Keremeos and BC Transit is inviting the public to get on board with the region’s 25-year Transit Future Plan.

Public urged to comply with campfire ban

The Kamloops Fire Centre is urging the public to abide by the current campfire prohibition or face fines and possible prosecution.

New and experienced anglers alike cast their lines for free at Yellow Lake last weekend

Free fishing in B.C. on Father’s Day weekend

Get hooked on free fishing this Father’s Day weekend

New and experienced anglers alike cast their lines for free at Yellow Lake last weekend

Rural agency stores receive discount

Minister Rich Coleman announced changes in April that will help support rural agency stores,

Mine revenue-sharing to benefit Upper and Lower Similkameen Indian Bands

A new revenue-sharing agreement will enable the Upper and Lower Similkameen Indian Bands to benefit from the Copper Mountain Mine

Discover Camping reservation system opens March 15

Starting at 7 a.m. on Friday, March 15, Discover Camping will begin accepting reservations for campgrounds with reservable inventory.

Safety, infrastructure upgrades benefit local communities

The ministry has invested an $5 million this year to improve safety for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists on highways in B.C.

Assessment values decline in most areas, but home owner grant threshold to rise

More than one million home owners in British Columbia may be eligible to receive the entire Home Owner Grant again this year

Expressions of interest sought for Keremeos’ Grist Mill

Expressions of Interests sought for historic SImilkameen Grist Mill

New sewer lines coming to Gallagher Lake

Residents of Gallagher Lake will soon benefit from a new sanitary sewer system

Farmers are the heart of B.C. food production

In honour of the BC Farmers Appreciation Week, I would like to recognize the importance farmers have to British Columbia’s economy

Campfires permitted within Kamloops Fire Centre

Campfires allowed once more in the South Okanagan Similkameen as temporary ban is rescinded

Distracted driving now the third leading cause of traffic accidents

ICBC and police launch campaign as distracted driving now third leading cause of car crash fatalities in B.C.

Campfire ban partially rescinded

Ban remains in place for South Okanagan Similkameen

Campfire ban issued

Campfire ban throughout most of Kamloops Fire Centre

Olalla boil water advisory

Advisory for water users in Olalla posted on the weekend

New farm assessment regulations to be implemented for 2013

The province is implementing four more recommendations from the Farm
Assessment Review Panel.

Cooler weather leads to persistent snowpacks

Similkameen snowpack higher than normal, but flood threat is not forecast

Grist Mill on display at Vancouver Convention Centre

The Grist Mill will be part of a heritage feature at the Vancouver trade and convention centre