Carmen Weld

UPDATE: Fire near Quesnel triples in size

UPDATE: Fire near Quesnel triples in size

Evacuees are coming from multiple areas impacted by forest fires

UPDATE: Fire near Quesnel triples in size
Image credit: Bob Marsh

The Princeton fire in photos

Images captured over the last day of the Princeton fire that continues to grow in size

Image credit: Bob Marsh
Bob Grant photo.                                The smoke can be seen from many locations around the South Cariboo. Bob Grant photo.

UPDATE: Smoky Skies Advisory issued

“Smoke concentrations will vary widely as winds, fire behaviour and temperatures change,” says IHA.

Bob Grant photo.                                The smoke can be seen from many locations around the South Cariboo. Bob Grant photo.
Provincial state of emergency declared

Provincial state of emergency declared

Today alone there have been 56 new wildfire starts throughout the province

Provincial state of emergency declared
BC tech & RCMP tackle child exploitation

BC tech & RCMP tackle child exploitation

A tech startup out of Kelowna has joined forced with the RCMP for the Protecting Innocence Hackathon

BC tech & RCMP tackle child exploitation
18 temperature records smashed

18 temperature records smashed

Temperature records were broken around the province with Vernon breaking an 111-year-old record

18 temperature records smashed
A cross-country bus ride with a purpose

A cross-country bus ride with a purpose

A Kelowna-based social entrepreneur has a crazy idea to give away a million dollars

A cross-country bus ride with a purpose
Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Can you get 100 % on this Canadian trivia quiz?

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge
Noble Ridge Vineyards and Winery’s “The One” Sparkling 2012 was awarded one of twelve 2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards. - Image Credit: Facebook/Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery

Okanagan wineries sweep Lieutenant Governor’s Awards

Of the 486 wines submitted by 132 wineries for judging, just 12 reigned supreme

Noble Ridge Vineyards and Winery’s “The One” Sparkling 2012 was awarded one of twelve 2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards. - Image Credit: Facebook/Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery
Devin Perfect discovered this GIF option when texting on his iPhone. (Screenshot)

UPDATE: Tasteless GIF removed

A Vancouver Island father is concerned after discovering the GIFs available in his phone’s texting function

Devin Perfect discovered this GIF option when texting on his iPhone. (Screenshot)
Credit: Photograpy: Madison Paige of M&Him Photography

Are you the next Miss BC, Miss Teen BC or Mrs. BC?

Applications are now being accepted - find out more info here.

Credit: Photograpy: Madison Paige of M&Him Photography
Facebook

Raise awareness and wear mismatched socks

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day recognized by the United Nations.

Facebook
The Ma Murray awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

The Ma Murray awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.
BC SPCA

$5 million for aging BC SPCA shelters

The B.C. Government announced an additional $5 million for the BC SPCA Facilities Development and Services Plan

BC SPCA
UBC Okanagan associate professor of psychology Mark Holder studies positive psychology and the science of happiness.

Tips to beat this bluest of Mondays

UBC Okanagan’s ‘happiness professor’ shares tips to get through the post-holiday slump.

UBC Okanagan associate professor of psychology Mark Holder studies positive psychology and the science of happiness.
WestJet hosted almost 1

A Christmas miracle for Fort Mac

For the fifth year in row, WestJet released its annual tear-jerker Christmas video and this year they stayed close to home.

WestJet hosted almost 1