Okanagan

Juilet Bridge on the Coquihalla highway. (B.C. Transportation)

Coquihalla and Okanagan Connector on winter storm watch

The storm is expected to hit the highways with 20 centimetres of snow on Saturday night (Nov. 25)

 

UBCO, many other universities, and Lululemon are working on more comfortable athletic fabric. (Photo - UBCO/Contributed)

UBC Okanagan working with Lululemon to create next-generation fabric

Other collaborators include UBC, Swiss Federal Laboratories

 

The black Dodge Ram truck the three suspects used was stolen from Coquitlam with a license plate from Langley. (Merritt RCMP/Submitted)

3 people arrested following pickup chase on Coquihalla

It is unknown if the suspects are related to recent criminal events in Merritt, Lower Mainland

 

RCMP staging behind equipment on the Coquihalla, Nov. 23. (Contributed)
RCMP staging behind equipment on the Coquihalla, Nov. 23. (Contributed)
Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Trans-Canada Highway project is expected to complete in early 2024 (MOTI)

Trans-Canada Highway near Golden reopening to the public

The highway near Golden will reopen Nov. 25 at 6 a.m.

Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Trans-Canada Highway project is expected to complete in early 2024 (MOTI)
Ronald Karlson was arrested early Tuesday morning, Nov. 23. (Merritt RCMP)

Man ordered to stay away from Merritt arrested within limits of B.C. city

Ronald Karlson was arrested early Tuesday morning (Nov. 23) after a lengthy standoff

Ronald Karlson was arrested early Tuesday morning, Nov. 23. (Merritt RCMP)
West Kelowna native Ethan Beselt (number 4) was honoured for this senior season with the SFU Red Leafs. (SFU Red Leafs/Contributed)

West Kelowna SFU star receives all-conference honour

Beselt finished his career with 98 catches for 1,317 yards, and nine touchdowns in 32 games.

West Kelowna native Ethan Beselt (number 4) was honoured for this senior season with the SFU Red Leafs. (SFU Red Leafs/Contributed)
Eagle Pass, 33 kilometres west of Revelstoke, is starting to experience snow from the snowfall warning in effect on Tuesday, Nov. 22 for all major Okanagan highways, as they are expecting 15-20 centimetres of snow is 24 hours (Photo - DriveBC)

Snowfall warning in effect for major Interior highways, Okanagan, Shuswap

The highways are expecting 15-20 centimetres of snow in the next 24 hours

Eagle Pass, 33 kilometres west of Revelstoke, is starting to experience snow from the snowfall warning in effect on Tuesday, Nov. 22 for all major Okanagan highways, as they are expecting 15-20 centimetres of snow is 24 hours (Photo - DriveBC)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
The Merritt RCMP arrested three men for kidnapping after they tried to flee the scene. (Anastasia Cash)

3 arrested, charged following multiple shots fired and alleged kidnapping in Merritt

The three men were arrested as they tried to flee the scene

The Merritt RCMP arrested three men for kidnapping after they tried to flee the scene. (Anastasia Cash)
The Canada and USA’s women’s hockey teams met at Prospera Place in Kelowna on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (HockeyCanada/Twitter)

Rivalry renewed in B.C. as Canada falls to USA in women’s hockey action

The Rivalry Series continues in Kamloops on Thursday

The Canada and USA’s women’s hockey teams met at Prospera Place in Kelowna on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (HockeyCanada/Twitter)
Shackan Indian Band Chief Arnold Lampreau. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)

Thompson-Nicola Indigenous bands still reeling from flood that destroyed highway

About 20 hectares of agricultural land lost to November 2021 flood

Shackan Indian Band Chief Arnold Lampreau. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)
Luca Di Pasquo (left) and Hank Levy in the Penticton Vees locker room one week after helping save a man who was unresponsive in a sauna room. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

Pair of B.C. goalies save unconscious elderly man at local sauna room

‘We took it upon ourselves to carry him out,’ Hank Levy said

Luca Di Pasquo (left) and Hank Levy in the Penticton Vees locker room one week after helping save a man who was unresponsive in a sauna room. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
A piece of the old Hwy. 8, including an abandoned sign, is shown from across the Coldwater River, taken from the newly-constructed highway. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)

PHOTOS: Highway 8 reopens after being closed for 361 days due to flooding

Media was given a tour of the highway following Fleming press conference

A piece of the old Hwy. 8, including an abandoned sign, is shown from across the Coldwater River, taken from the newly-constructed highway. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)
Major delays are expected on the Coquihella following a vehicle crash on Satruday morning (Nov. 5) (Photo - Google Maps)

Crash on Coquihalla cleared but traffic caused by the crash still causing some delays

With the winter conditions, DriveBC is asking drivers to take caution when driving

Major delays are expected on the Coquihella following a vehicle crash on Satruday morning (Nov. 5) (Photo - Google Maps)
The highways have experienced around 35 centimetres and are expecting 10-15 more throughout the night (Photo - Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)

Snow causing havoc for drivers, multiple Okanagan highway closures

Drivers on Highways 97C, 5, and 3 are all experiencing delays

The highways have experienced around 35 centimetres and are expecting 10-15 more throughout the night (Photo - Kathy Smythe Sheppard/Facebook)
(Black Press file photo)

Kamloops RCMP investigating body found in park

The body was discovered around 2:20 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29

(Black Press file photo)
(Black Press file photo)

Wind warnings issued for Coquihalla, Connector highways

Wind gusts expected at 90 km/hr

(Black Press file photo)
Coquihalla Highway, Friday Oct. 21 at 9 a.m. (Hayley Grosch/ Facebook)

Special weather statement: Snow hits B.C. Interior Highways

Environment Canada is warning drivers to prepare for snow on mountain passes

Coquihalla Highway, Friday Oct. 21 at 9 a.m. (Hayley Grosch/ Facebook)
(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

BC Centre for Disease Control warns of monkeypox automated call scam

IH doesn’t use automated calls to notify people about exposure to infectious diseases

(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
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