- Kelowna RCMP investigating homicide outside downtown nightclubby Jasmine King on August 14, 2022 at 1:28 am in Canada, Crime, central okanagan, Homicide, Investigation, Kelowna, Kelowna RCMP, Okanagan, RCMP, RCMP Investigation
Kelowna RCMP is investigating a homicide outside a downtown nightclub in the 200 block of Lawrence Avenue at 11 p.m. on August 12.
- Thunderstorms spark 140 new lightning-caused fires across B.C.by Doyle Potenteau on August 13, 2022 at 11:57 pm in Canada, BC Interior, BC Wildfire Service, BC wildfires, bcws, Cariboo Fire Centre, Coastal Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre, lightning strikes, Northwest Fire Centre, Okanagan, Prince George Fire Centre, Southeast Fire Centre, southern interior, Thunderstorms
From Wednesday to Friday night, there were 17,830 lightning strikes across B.C. However, 52 per cent were considered out, being held or under control.
- Planned outage for Telus services overnight in Fraser Valley Regional District by Darrian Matassa-Fung on August 13, 2022 at 11:52 pm in Canada, Consumer, Economy, Environment, Health, Tech, Boston Bar, Fraser Acres, Fraser Valley, Fraser Valley Regional District, spuzzum, Telus, Telus outage, Yale
The Fraser Valley Regional District is warning residents that there is a planned temporary outage for Telus service in its region.
- Highway 1 reopened near Lytton, B.C., mudslide cleaned upby Darrian Matassa-Fung on August 13, 2022 at 11:46 pm in Environment, Traffic, BC Highways, BC Mudslide, drivebc, Highway 1, Highway 1 closed, Highway 1 reopended, Lytton, mudslide
The 35 kilometre stretch of Highway 1, near Lytton, has now been reopened, according to DriveBC.
- Squamish, B.C. man climbs Stawamus Chief hike 500 times for his mental healthby Darrian Matassa-Fung on August 13, 2022 at 10:14 pm in Canada, Health, Lifestyle, Perspectives, Sports, BC hike, BC Hiking, Mental Health, Mental Health Awareness, squamish, squamish chief, Squamish hike
Squamish’s Mike Roberts has been hiking, climbing and running up the iconic 500 metre hike, for his own mental health.
- Richter Mountain wildfire: No significant overnight growth, blaze estimated at 50-60 hectaresby Doyle Potenteau on August 13, 2022 at 9:49 pm in Canada, BC Interior, BC Wildfire Service, BC wildfires, bcws, cawston, Highway 3, Okanagan, osoyoos, Richter Mountain wildfire, south okanagan, southern interior, Wildfires
The BC Wildfire Service says the fire, which is burning around 17 km due west of Osoyoos, didn’t experience any significant overnight growth.
- Keremeos Creek wildfire: Evacuation orders, alerts remain in placeby Doyle Potenteau on August 13, 2022 at 8:12 pm in Canada, Apex Mountain Resort, BC Interior, BC wildfires, Evacuation Alerts, Evacuation Orders, Keremeos, Keremeos Creek wildfire, Olalla, rdos, Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen, similkameen, south okanagan, southern interior, Wildfire
‘Structural protection equipment remains in place at Apex and residents are asked to stay out of all evacuation order areas,” the RDOS said on Saturday.
- B.C. premier calls byelection in Surrey Southon August 13, 2022 at 7:19 pm in Politics, BC, bc poli, BC politics, Byelection, John Horgan, Simran Sarai, south surrey, Stephanie Cadieux
British Columbia Premier John Horgan has called a byelection for the Surrey South electoral district.
- Woman left in serious condition after early morning stabbing in Abbotsford, B.C.by Darrian Matassa-Fung on August 13, 2022 at 6:08 pm in Crime, Abbotsford crime, Abbotsford police, Abbotsford stabbing, AbbyPD, BC Stabbing, Major Crime Unit, Metro Vancouver, woman stabbed
Police said officers found the woman around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11.
- Problem house in Kelowna continues to draw police attentionby Doyle Potenteau on August 13, 2022 at 6:06 pm in Crime, BC Interior, central okanagan, Kelowna, Kelowna problem house, Kelowna RCMP, Nickel Road, Okanagan, Problem House, Property Standards Compliance Team, RCMP, Residential Tenancy Branch, Rutland, southern interior
The Rutland neighbourhood home has drawn the attention of the city’s Property Standards Compliance Team, which is made up of various agencies.