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Railway to run trains on weekend

Railway to run trains on weekend

Tickets are selling quickly for Saturday rides on the Kettle Valley Steam Railway

Summerland wineries to offer tastings, entertainment

Summerland wineries to offer tastings, entertainment

Bottleneck Drive members to participate in seventh annual Light Up the Vines

Free memory clinic coming to Keremeos

Free memory clinic coming to Keremeos March 2, 2017.

  • Feb 25, 2017

Cynicism regarding minster’s South Okanagan park announcement

Bob Handfield of the South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club writes about the recent park announcement.

  • Feb 24, 2017
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Family Day weekend in Lower Similkameen plagued with stabbing, collisions

Family Day weekend in Lower Similkameen plagued with stabbing, collisions

  • Feb 15, 2017
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Still hope for Keremeos library

Keremeos Mayor Manfred Bauer is making the motion at Regional District to go to referendum over the library tax.

Library tax fails by slim margin

Keremeos Library funding cliffhanger. Tax requisition fails.

A man was found dead in the rubble of a Cawston home that burned in the early hours of Saturday

Cawston man found dead in home that burned

After a fire was extinguished at a Cawston home the remains of a man was found.

A man was found dead in the rubble of a Cawston home that burned in the early hours of Saturday
Grocery stores in B.C. can apply to have VQA wine on shelves.

U.S. launches trade action over B.C wine in supermarkets

Limiting non-B.C. wine discriminates against U.S. firms, American trade rep argues

Grocery stores in B.C. can apply to have VQA wine on shelves.

Keremeos and Area Ambassadors recruiting for new candidates

It's that time of year again when the Keremeos ambassadors are looking for new candidates.

  • Jan 18, 2017
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Directors read into library tax requisition

Setting the Keremeos library tax requisition information straight.

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EDITORIAL: Spinning tales on library funding

Getting to the end of the Keremeos Library tax requisition.

  • Jan 13, 2017
Rare sighting in this area of a Prairie Falcon

Spotters needed for annual bird count

Volunteers needed for annual Cawston bird count on January 3. All experience levels welcome.

  • Dec 29, 2016
Rare sighting in this area of a Prairie Falcon
About 170 people attended the eighth annual Christmas Dinner presented by the Keremeos Community Church on Christmas Day.

Keremeos Community Christmas dinner packs senior centre

About 170 people attended the Keremeos Community Christmas dinner.

  • Dec 29, 2016
About 170 people attended the eighth annual Christmas Dinner presented by the Keremeos Community Church on Christmas Day.
The Lower Similkameen Community Services Society received $3.1 million from the province to build 24 affordable housing - senior and accessible units. Construction is expected to start this spring.

Twenty-four new affordable housing units coming to Keremeos

The Lower Similkameen Community Services Society received $3.1 million from the province to build 24 new affordable housing units.

  • Nov 16, 2016
The Lower Similkameen Community Services Society received $3.1 million from the province to build 24 affordable housing - senior and accessible units. Construction is expected to start this spring.
Donna Barnett (l) with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon after being sworn in as Minister of State for Rural Economic Development on October 21.

Rural voice is now stronger in Victoria with new Rural Economic Development portfolio

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett is now a Minister of State, giving rural communities an advocate at the cabinet table.

Donna Barnett (l) with Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon after being sworn in as Minister of State for Rural Economic Development on October 21.
Those in attendance at the 50th reunion of the class of '66 included: Geraldine Harker

Down memory lane, class of Keremeos ‘66 holds reunion

The Similkameen High class of '66 held a 50th reunion last week.

Those in attendance at the 50th reunion of the class of '66 included: Geraldine Harker

Similkameen Powwow of Champions dances through another successful year

Photos from the Similkameen Powwow of Champions 2016.

Riverbed campers near Keremeos receive eviction notice from province

Riverbed campers near Keremeos receive eviction notice from province

EDITORIAL: Camper eviction near Keremeos raises questions

Camper eviction near Keremeos by the province raises questions