Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tourists unfazed: vacation trumps wildfire threat

By MELANIE EKSAL Special to OsoyoosToday It will take more than an evacuation alert for Cory Schultz to shorten his family’s vacation in the South Okanagan. The...

Inmates on the move as wildfire threatens Okanagan facility

Inmates at the Okanagan Correctional Centre north of Oliver are being transferred to "Mainland facilities" as an evacuation alert continues for properties in the...

Fortis infrastructure safe as Eagle Bluff fire grows

FortisBC says none of its electrical equipment is responsible for igniting the Eagle Bluff fire...

Gallagher Lake, Washington state fires bring smoke to Osoyoos

The Osoyoos community woke this morning to hazy conditions, the smoky skies the product of...

Fire safety urged for BC Day weekend

It's going to be hot — and dry — this B.C. Day long weekend and...

Debates? Yes! — but federal candidates differ on process

Federal Conservative candidate Helena Konanz wants to talk issues — in as many South Okanagan-West...

Richter Mountain blaze nearing summit

You can smell the smoke long before you see it. It is coming down from Richter...

Suspect arrested after fire at local RCMP detachment

Osoyoos RCMP are used to responding to fires to provide assistance, but last Thursday they...

Fire threatening Hwy. 3 west of Osoyoos

If you're planning to travel west on Hwy. 3 today, you might want to check...

Late-evening celestial light show keeps firefighters scrambling

An intense thunderstorm that passed through the South Okanagan Tuesday evening had plenty of residents...

Daylights savings survey proves popular with BC residents

More than 220,000 people shared their opinions in an online survey on whether British Columbia...

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