Steve Arstad

Keremeos RCMP looking for owners of stolen goods

Successful raid recovers months' worth of stolen goods, some of which police have no record of theft

Foreign agricultural workers program giving Canadian reputation a black eye

Tireless Similkameen workers' advocate Sandy Diaz says more oversight needed to correct abuses in the program

Random thoughts on the end of summer

It’s with a heavy heart that I’m watching August wind down, and with it, for all intents and purposes, our summer season

Work at slide area to get underway soon

Original plans for quick resolution to slide area dashed by further rockfall

Fire destroys Saddlehorn Drive residence

Members of the Kaleden and Okanagan Falls Volunteer Fire Departments fought a structure fire at 135 Saddlehorn Drive on Thursday morning.

Directors discuss future of regional district headquarters

Regional district board members discussed the future of Regional District Okanagan Similkameen corporate headquarters

Three major fires burning in Regional District Okanagan Similkameen

Emergency Services Manager updated regional district board on wildfire status in the RDOS

Hedley researchers rediscover Hedley’s rich First World War past

Hedley researchers discover a gold mine of information about community’s long lost First World War vets

Owners pumped about business changes

Ken and Heidi Horncastle saw the fruition of a 14 year plan for their business this week.

Grant money supports local communities

Community safety, other Keremeos programs to receive boost through local government funding

Fortis provides timeline for switch to smart meters

Timeline would see Lower SImilkameen switch in 2015

Safety concerns prompt Pedestrian pathway in Kaleden

Safety concerns behind community driven push for Lakehill Road walkway in Kaleden

Itinerant campers have their say

Keremeos' annual summer transient population upset over petition that speaks against them

Major accident on Highway 3 closes highway on July 2; wildfire danger rising

Fire danger rising as weather heats up in the Lower Similkameen

Village responds to comments and ideas raised during business walk

The Village of Keremeos, in conjunction with Sim Country reviewed responses from local business following the April 29 business walk.

Canada Day off to a fine start in Keremeos

Events run in Memorial Park until mid afternoon, then shift to the Grist Mill for the afternoon and evening

Similkameen grads celebrate

Similkameen Elementary Secondary School graduates celebrate their graduation on Thursday, June 26

Transient issues on the rise again

Keremeos’ perennial issues with transients appears to be a topic of contention amongst village residents during recent weeks.

Fire breaks out in Clifton Ranch’s sawdust pile

Stubborn fire in animal bedding material likely caused by machinery

bike riders for Cystic Fibrosis share hope and strength as they fight the disease

The riders have different reasons for putting themselves through paces, but all hope for a similar outcome - successful treatment or a cure.