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VIDEO: 33 Oliver-area homes evacuated due to flooding

Flooding in the Sportsman Bowl area has swelled drastically over course of one week

New transit operator for South Okanagan-Similkameen.

Under the new contract and transit provider, schedules, routing, and fares will not see change.

South Okanagan community gets kudos for proactive flood work

City of Penticton also taking proactive measures on local creeks to ease water flow ahead of freshet

Highway 33 to re-open Friday

Traffic expected to resume at around 7 p.m.

No ‘sophisticated crimes’ in Oliver thefts from vehicles: RCMP

Oliver RCMP believe a man and a woman are the suspects in a rise in thefts from vehicles

Supreme Court of Canada ruling a “missed opportunity” for B.C. wineries

B.C. Wine Institute and its members disappointed about ruling on interprovincial trade

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Talent show benefits African orphanage
Weekly weather update
Truck burns on Trans-Canada Highway near Chase
Students become firefighters for a day

Your April 18 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Unions file strike notice against CP Rail

Negotiations to continue up till late Friday deadline.

Then and now: Oliver flooding swells over the course of a week

Even with the B.C. Wildfire Service on hand to sandbag, the increased flow is causing damage

RDOS named in Naramata cycling crash lawsuit

A man claims injuries after he hit an unmarked patch of missing pavement and loose gravel

Your April 17 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Over 115,000 sandbags delivered to Okanagan-Similkameen

On top of that, more than 800 tonnes of non-bagged sand has been delivered to RDOS communities

10 more months for Okanagan shoplifting, drunk driving rampage

Sheena’s crimes ran from Jan. 2017 to July 2017, from Osoyoos up to Vernon

BC SPCA seeks cruelty charge after seizing 45 filthy dogs

Dogs found in Victoria-area home; matted with urine and feces

Your April 16 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

South Okanagan community taking action on fire prevention

Community working to prevent a repeat of last summer’s wildfire

  • Apr 15th, 2018

No mystery to orange rocks on Kelowna beach

As suspected, Mother Nature is the reason for the orange tinge to a local beach

Your April 13 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Update: Highway expected to be closed for at least a day

Drive B.C. is reporting that Highway 3A is closed at Yellow Lake