Growls and Hugs for July 31 to Aug 7

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Parking

Please stay within the lines! Otherwise, it’s an accident waiting to happen.

Cellphone batteries

No store in town sells batteries for cellphones. Frustrating that the expectation is to throw away an otherwise perfectly good phone. Aren’t we suppose to be consuming less?

Police

Please patrol the main intersection on Highway 1 near Time Hortons. I never see police in that area and lots of traffic violations occur there.

Summer

Yay summer is finally here! Thank goodness! I was about to sell the house and move to Mexico. Guess I’ll stay…for now.

Friends

Ever since coming to Revelstoke, people visit. I like to think it’s for me, but who am I kidding. They love Revelstoke. I just have extra floor space and a couch. Meh. I’ll still take it.

Save-on-Foods vs. Southside

The war between grocery stores seems to be getting interesting. I’m going to get the popcorn ready to see what happens next.

ICBC

You’re taking all my money. Pretty soon I’ll have to push my car into Lake Revelstoke and buy a bike. Then again, bikes nowadays are just as expensive as cars. Maybe I’ll just get a yoyo instead.

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Highways in and out of Revelstoke close

Highway 1 is now open to single alternative traffic, but Highway 23 south is closed

NDP bring Green New Deal to the Kootenays

MPs Wayne Stetski and Peter Julian held climate change talks in Nelson, Cranbrook and Revelstoke

Opening delayed for new campground at Mt. Revelstoke National Park

Construction of the campground was announced in 2016 and it was expected to open this year

Grizzly bear and off-leash dog encounters have caused some trails to be closed to dogs in Mt. Revelstoke National Park

Though dogs aren’t prohibited on all of the trails they must always be on leash

Grass fire breaks out on highway south of Vernon

Highway 97 traffic slowed as firefighters snuff grass fire

Access to Okanagan Rail Trail to be limited by erosion work

The work will be done throughout September but won’t begin before the Labour Day weekend

Wildfire sparks beside Highway 3 west of Keremeos

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Summerland relaunches net metering program

Event open house will be held Aug. 27 from 3 to 6 p.m in Arena Banquet Room

Conan turns to the Property Brothers for tips on buying Greenland

Jonathan Scott suggests removing glaciers and mountains to bring in ‘more natural light’

Jaws of Life used to rescue driver in North Okanagan crash

Single-vehicle MVI causes traffic delays on Highway 6

Forests minister visits B.C. town rocked by multiple mill shutdowns

A third of Mackenzie turns out for rally, not much to cheer about

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