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Motorists should expect wet conditions on roads and highways in the Okanagan

Wet conditions on roads, some routes closed

Water pooling on some highways while others closed because of mud slides and avalanche risk

Motorists should expect wet conditions on roads and highways in the Okanagan
Voter registration is underway for May's provincial election.

Voter registration notices in the mail

Voter registration notices are being sent across B.C. starting Tuesday by Elections B.C.

Voter registration is underway for May's provincial election.
Motorists have been stuck on the Coquihalla since Thursday night.

UPDATE: Coquihalla fully reopens

A number of major routes are closed because of avalanche concerns, snow, freezing rain and multiple accidents.

Motorists have been stuck on the Coquihalla since Thursday night.
A member of Avalanche Canada’s South Rockies Field Team helps keep backcountry users safe.

Columbia Basin Trust extends funding to Avalanche Canada

Columbia Basin Trust commits $450,000 in funding to Avalanche Canada over next three years.

A member of Avalanche Canada’s South Rockies Field Team helps keep backcountry users safe.
Screenshot from a video from Transportation B.C. of a driver who maneuvered past flaggers into an avalanche closure on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke in December

Erratic driver caught on camera appears in court

Penticton man facing flight from a peace officer, driving while prohibited and disobeying directions of a flagger.

Screenshot from a video from Transportation B.C. of a driver who maneuvered past flaggers into an avalanche closure on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke in December
The Log Barn 1912 in Spallumcheen has new owners

Spallumcheen attraction has new owners

The Log Barn 1912: Vancouver-based group of investors takes over the property located off Highway 97A

The Log Barn 1912 in Spallumcheen has new owners
Avalanche Canada has issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning for the North Rockies and parts of the Cariboo and North Columbia forecast regions.

Avalanche Canada issues Special Public Avalanche Warning

Avalanche warning covers North Rockies and parts of Cariboo and North Columbia Mountains

Avalanche Canada has issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning for the North Rockies and parts of the Cariboo and North Columbia forecast regions.
File photo

19 arrested in drug trafficking sting

Undercover officers able to buy drugs like cocaine, fentanyl and heroin in two-month operation

File photo
The scene of a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke on Friday afternoon.

Five injured in Trans-Canada Highway crash near Revelstoke

Five people taken to hospital with minor injuries following three-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway near Revelstoke on Friday.

The scene of a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke on Friday afternoon.
Shay Kuebler presents his multi-media dance project Glory on Mar. 30.

Revelstoke winter theatre preview

We take a look at what's coming up at the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre this winter and spring.

Shay Kuebler presents his multi-media dance project Glory on Mar. 30.
Okanagan Regional Library branches will resume operations Tuesday after being closed for the Christmas holiday.

Library branches preparing to reopen

All branches of Okanagan Regional Library will resume normal operating hours Tuesday except downtown Kelowna

Okanagan Regional Library branches will resume operations Tuesday after being closed for the Christmas holiday.
Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.

Stuck gym lockers, job queries top 2016 list of reasons to not call 911

Non-emergency calls can delay the response to a legitimate emergency

Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.
Ryan McAllister is a second-year environmental studies student at Okanagan College.

Online texts saving Okanagan College students money

BCcampus’s Open Textbook Project is an online repository of open educational resources

Ryan McAllister is a second-year environmental studies student at Okanagan College.
The North Okanagan-Columbia-Shuswap United Way is urging residents to support community programs.

United Way struggling to meet goal

Currently, the North Okanagan-Columbia-Shuswap branch is 47 per cent of its $260,000 campaign goal.

The North Okanagan-Columbia-Shuswap United Way is urging residents to support community programs.
Workers reminded of safety during cold snap

Workers reminded of safety during cold snap

With winter temperatures forecast to remain cold across B.C. in the days ahead, WorkSafeBC is alerting employers and workers to be prepared.

Workers reminded of safety during cold snap
A vehicle fire was extinguished before it could threaten a home early Saturday morning.

Revelstoke firefighters extinguish two blazes in four days

Revelstoke Fire Rescue Services called out to fires on Second Street and Mackenzie Avenue.

A vehicle fire was extinguished before it could threaten a home early Saturday morning.
People protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline march past San Francisco City Hall. Revelstokians will be able to show their support for the Standing Rock pipeline protesters on Sunday.

Revelstokians to show support for Standing Rock

Candlelight vigil on Sunday, Dec. 4, will show support for Standing Rock pipeline protesters.

People protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline march past San Francisco City Hall. Revelstokians will be able to show their support for the Standing Rock pipeline protesters on Sunday.
A snapshot of Revelstoke in 1988.

Google Earth Timelapse tracks 32 years of changes to Revelstoke

New timelapse technology shows how the world has changed from 1984 to 2016.

A snapshot of Revelstoke in 1988.
Boat stolen from storage unit near Shuswap Lake

Boat stolen from storage unit near Shuswap Lake

The 2014 23 foot Centurion Enzo SV233 Royal Blue/ Metallic was stolen Nov. 21.

Boat stolen from storage unit near Shuswap Lake
Winners of the Spirit of Revelstoke Awards.

Volunteers recognized with Spirit of Revelstoke Awards

A dozen individuals and two community groups were honoured with Spirit of Revelstoke Awards on Tuesday.

Winners of the Spirit of Revelstoke Awards.