Tara Bowie

Two new wildfires popped up during the early morning of Aug. 4 on the Lower Similkameen Indian Band. These fires were not related to the Snowy Mountain fire. (submitted)

Update: Structures still at risk from Snowy Mountain fire

While the Snowy Mountain wildfire continues to rage, crews are actioning two new fires

Two new wildfires popped up during the early morning of Aug. 4 on the Lower Similkameen Indian Band. These fires were not related to the Snowy Mountain fire. (submitted)
Update: Protection plan in place for Cathedral Lakes Lodge

Update: Protection plan in place for Cathedral Lakes Lodge

BC Wildfire has continues to work the Placer Mountain wildfire

Update: Protection plan in place for Cathedral Lakes Lodge
Update: Snowy Mountain fire now 10,911 hectares in size

Update: Snowy Mountain fire now 10,911 hectares in size

BC Wildfire Crews and Keremeos Volunteer firefighters working hard to control fire

Update: Snowy Mountain fire now 10,911 hectares in size
Twin Lakes golf resort moves forward

Twin Lakes golf resort moves forward

A controversial project could result in 232 units being built at Twin Lakes Golf Course

Twin Lakes golf resort moves forward
Breaking: Snowy Mountain wildfire jumps Similkameen River

Breaking: Snowy Mountain wildfire jumps Similkameen River

The Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos continues to rage out of control

Breaking: Snowy Mountain wildfire jumps Similkameen River
Burnt branches like this one a Keremeos resident sent into the Review are falling to the valley bottom floor in and around Keremeos along with embers and hot ash. The embers are coming from the Snowy Mountain Fire burning about 12 kilometers south of Keremeos (submitted photo)

Keremeos firefighters working night patrols as Snowy Mountain fire rains ash, embers

Keremeos firefighters will work night shifts as long as needed, patrolling for spot fires

Burnt branches like this one a Keremeos resident sent into the Review are falling to the valley bottom floor in and around Keremeos along with embers and hot ash. The embers are coming from the Snowy Mountain Fire burning about 12 kilometers south of Keremeos (submitted photo)
UPDATE: Placer Mountain fire in the Similkameen grows to 2,336 hectares

UPDATE: Placer Mountain fire in the Similkameen grows to 2,336 hectares

BC Wildfire Service continues to work to get the Placer Mountain fire under control

UPDATE: Placer Mountain fire in the Similkameen grows to 2,336 hectares
Update: Snowy Mountain fire evac alert expands to ranch land near Keremeos

Update: Snowy Mountain fire evac alert expands to ranch land near Keremeos

As of Wednesday late afternoon Snowy Mountain fire has grown to 6,594 hectares in size.

Update: Snowy Mountain fire evac alert expands to ranch land near Keremeos
UPDATE: Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos burns vigorously

UPDATE: Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos burns vigorously

The high elevation fire near Keremeos holds at 1,910 hectares

UPDATE: Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos burns vigorously
BC Wildfire successfully ignites fuels near Placer Mountain Fire in Similkameen

BC Wildfire successfully ignites fuels near Placer Mountain Fire in Similkameen

Crews continue to action Placer Mountan wildfire 37 kilometers south west of Keremeos

BC Wildfire successfully ignites fuels near Placer Mountain Fire in Similkameen
April Wine ready to rock Peach Festival

April Wine ready to rock Peach Festival

April Wine plays the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 9

April Wine ready to rock Peach Festival
Okanagan Falls newest recognized wine region

Okanagan Falls newest recognized wine region

Eligible wineries can now list that their wines are made in Okanagan Falls.

Okanagan Falls newest recognized wine region
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Planned ignition takes place on Placer Mountain wildfire

Placer Mountain and Snow Mountain fires near Keremeos continue to grow

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Submitted                                Anyone with information about a damaged solar light on the trail that runs through Keremeos is urged to contact RCMP.

Vandalism in Keremeos costing taxpayers

Public works recently reported several areas of the village that were vandalized over the last year

Submitted                                Anyone with information about a damaged solar light on the trail that runs through Keremeos is urged to contact RCMP.
Placer Mountain fire near Keremeos grows to 800 hectares

Placer Mountain fire near Keremeos grows to 800 hectares

BC Wildfire is increasing efforts to extinguish the high elevation Placer Mountain Fire

Placer Mountain fire near Keremeos grows to 800 hectares
Placer Mountain fire continues to grow, Snowy Mountain fire hold size

Placer Mountain fire continues to grow, Snowy Mountain fire hold size

Several small fires are out, but Snowy Moutnain and Placer Mountain fires continue to grow

Placer Mountain fire continues to grow, Snowy Mountain fire hold size
Mount Placer fire burningin high elevation between Cathedral Lake and Eastgate. (B.C. Wildfire Service)

Snowy Mountain fire grows to 1,360 hectares in size

A high elevation fire south of Keremeos in the Snowy Protected Area has more than tripled in size

Mount Placer fire burningin high elevation between Cathedral Lake and Eastgate. (B.C. Wildfire Service)
UPDATED: Mount Eneas fire grows to 1,374 hectares

UPDATED: Mount Eneas fire grows to 1,374 hectares

Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen issues evac alerts for properties in Area F.

UPDATED: Mount Eneas fire grows to 1,374 hectares
Five small fires burn east of Oliver

Five small fires burn east of Oliver

At least one of the fires is suspected of being human caused

Five small fires burn east of Oliver
A picture of the location of fires burning around Keremeos from the B.C. Wildfire Interactive Map from the morning of Fri., July 20. (screen grab)

Update: Placer Mountain fire continues to grow

There are five fires in high elevation burning near Keremeos

A picture of the location of fires burning around Keremeos from the B.C. Wildfire Interactive Map from the morning of Fri., July 20. (screen grab)