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B.C. failed to reduce wildfire risk: communities

B.C. failed to reduce wildfire risk: communities

A local official says the provincial fire mitigation system is under-funded, burdensome and unfair
Police believe there are more sex assault victims in Kootenays

Police believe there are more sex assault victims in Kootenays

Harry Charles Sadd of Victoria currently faces 23 counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual assault against young boys.
Teams responding to fire near Jewel Lake

Teams responding to fire near Jewel Lake

The fire has not grown in size today.
Ex-Surrey mayor Dianne Watts top pick to lead BC Liberals: poll

Ex-Surrey mayor Dianne Watts top pick to lead BC Liberals: poll

Watts beats MLA Sam Sullivan and former finance minister Mike de Jong
Look out for bluetongue disease

Look out for bluetongue disease

If you see a dead deer, call in.
BC Ferries reports record-breaking traffic for first quarter

BC Ferries reports record-breaking traffic for first quarter

Vehicle traffic was the highest it’s ever been, and passenger traffic is the highest it’s been in over 20 years for the months of April, May and June.
Local business owners weigh in on minimum wage increase

Local business owners weigh in on minimum wage increase

While the increase is favourable to workers, owners may find the change difficult
2017 now worst wildfire season in B.C.

2017 now worst wildfire season in B.C.

Total area burned approaching 9,000 square km across the province
NDP to raise B.C. minimum wage by 50 cents

NDP to raise B.C. minimum wage by 50 cents

Government says it’s part of a plan to increase the rate to $15/hour in the next four years
Prominent hunter fined $3,000 for illegal elk kill in Kootenays

Prominent hunter fined $3,000 for illegal elk kill in Kootenays

Derek Sward was heavily involved with the hunting community in the South Okanagan and Similkameen