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Low visibility has grounded helicopters trying to fight the fire. Photo: BC Wildfire Service

Talbott Creek fire grows to 860 hectares

Helicopters haven’t been able to fight fire recently due to low visibility

Low visibility has grounded helicopters trying to fight the fire. Photo: BC Wildfire Service
Llong-range scopes the detachment has begun using to catch distracted drivers. (Langley Advance Times file)

Police on alert for distracted Okanagan drivers

Month-long campaign focuses on drivers not paying attention behind the wheel

Llong-range scopes the detachment has begun using to catch distracted drivers. (Langley Advance Times file)
A case of Covid has been confirmed by Teck Trail Operations. (Trail Times file)

COVID-19 case confirmed at Teck Trail

Teck Trail says the employee has been self-isolating since symptoms started Sept. 8

A case of Covid has been confirmed by Teck Trail Operations. (Trail Times file)
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Wildfire smoke from the U.S. can be seen hovering over Coldstream’s Kalamalka Lake looking south Sunday, Sept. 13, at 7 a.m. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Air quality bulletin still in place for Okanagan

Smoke from U.S. wildfires has made its way north

Wildfire smoke from the U.S. can be seen hovering over Coldstream’s Kalamalka Lake looking south Sunday, Sept. 13, at 7 a.m. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Will and Grace’s Eric McCormack will be in Penticton for the filming of Change of Pace starting Sept. 28. (Stock photo)

Change of Pace announces Canadian star ahead of filming in Penticton

Eric McCormack joins the cast and director Stephen Campanelli.

Will and Grace’s Eric McCormack will be in Penticton for the filming of Change of Pace starting Sept. 28. (Stock photo)
A truck with U.S. plates was vandalized on Thursday morning, causing several thousand dollars in damage to the vehicle. (Jonathan Vidalin/Twitter)

Texas truck vandalized in Victoria causing thousands of dollars in damages

The owner of the truck was visiting his son, who just had a baby

A truck with U.S. plates was vandalized on Thursday morning, causing several thousand dollars in damage to the vehicle. (Jonathan Vidalin/Twitter)
Local knowledge holders needed to help Revelstoke teachers

Local knowledge holders needed to help Revelstoke teachers

Do you know about the natural world surrounding the city?

Local knowledge holders needed to help Revelstoke teachers
Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok (centre) cutting the ribbon at the opening of his Kimberley office in 2017. Bulletin file

MLA Clovechok says he will run again

Clovechok is ready if election rumours prove to be true

Columbia River Revelstoke MLA Doug Clovechok (centre) cutting the ribbon at the opening of his Kimberley office in 2017. Bulletin file
Matt Dobler’s fire warden uniform and forestry patches that he bought himself, and the badge he received last year. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

No call to action for local fire warden to Christie Mountain

Matt Dobler was left out by BC Wildfire from the blaze at his backdoor

Matt Dobler’s fire warden uniform and forestry patches that he bought himself, and the badge he received last year. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
RCMP are trying to identify two men in relation to an ongoing investigation. (File photo)

RCMP looking for two witnesses possibly related to the Mona Wang wellness check in Kelowna

RCMP say two men may have been witnessess with important information

RCMP are trying to identify two men in relation to an ongoing investigation. (File photo)
MP Morrison tapped to national security shadow cabinet role

MP Morrison tapped to national security shadow cabinet role

Kootenay-Columbia MP appointed to Conservative shadow cabinet role ahead of new parliamentary session

MP Morrison tapped to national security shadow cabinet role
Lane swimming is now available at the Revelstoke Aquatic Centre. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke pool reopens

Pre-registration is required for lane swimming

Lane swimming is now available at the Revelstoke Aquatic Centre. (Marissa Tiel/ Revelstoke Review)
Sow grizzly and cub. Larry Tooze file

Wildsight member appointed to Minister’s Wildlife Advisory Council

Last week it was announced that Wildsight’s Conservation Director John Bergenske has been appointed to the Council by Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forest, Lands, Natural Resources and Rural Development.

Sow grizzly and cub. Larry Tooze file
A quick daily health check for students. SD6 file

SD6 provides health check list for parents

If a child has any of these symptoms, please do not send them to school

A quick daily health check for students. SD6 file
Ten songs to remind you what Labour Day is actually about

Ten songs to remind you what Labour Day is actually about

Labour Day is more than just a day off, here are some popular songs that explain why

Ten songs to remind you what Labour Day is actually about
Free Alzheimer Society of BC webinars help local residents and caregivers living with dementia. (Alzheimer Society of BC Photo)

Alzheimer Society of B.C. offers free webinars for those affected by dementia

The weekly webinars running through September will cover timely topics such as COVID-19 stress.

Free Alzheimer Society of BC webinars help local residents and caregivers living with dementia. (Alzheimer Society of BC Photo)
Interior Health reports one new case of COVID-19 heading into long weekend
Interior Health reports one new case of COVID-19 heading into long weekend
Investor alert: $15.9M property for sale in Revelstoke

Investor alert: $15.9M property for sale in Revelstoke

The wooded property is beside a proposed golf course

Investor alert: $15.9M property for sale in Revelstoke
Columbia Park Elementary in under renovations. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

40-year-old treasure map unearthed in Revelstoke school during renovations

‘I hope there won’t be too many holes to fill before school starts’ says Columbia Park principal

Columbia Park Elementary in under renovations. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
This juvenile green sturgeon was captured, tagged and released back into the Sacramento River near Corning in California. (Steve Martarano - U.S. Fish and Wildlife)

Rare green sturgeon sighted near Port Renfrew

‘It’s a pretty rare phenomenon,’ says Port Renfrew resident

This juvenile green sturgeon was captured, tagged and released back into the Sacramento River near Corning in California. (Steve Martarano - U.S. Fish and Wildlife)