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Image: BC Wildfire Service.

Update: Wildfire burning alongside Hwy. 1 near Kamloops

A wildfire sparked Monday afternoon along the Trans Canada Highway west of Kamloops

Image: BC Wildfire Service.
Tim Hortons offers limited-edition breakfast to celebrate National Donut Day Friday

Tim Hortons offers limited-edition breakfast to celebrate National Donut Day Friday

Tim Hortons is set to celebrate National Donut Day June 1 with a limited-edition Food Mash-Up

Tim Hortons offers limited-edition breakfast to celebrate National Donut Day Friday
Update: Allie Lake wildfire northwest of Kamloops estimated at 2,100 hectares

Update: Allie Lake wildfire northwest of Kamloops estimated at 2,100 hectares

‘It is now considered to be an interface fire’

Update: Allie Lake wildfire northwest of Kamloops estimated at 2,100 hectares
4702 1011 West Cordova Street, Vancouver. Listed at $38 million. Image: www.malcolmhasman.com

The priciest home for sale in Canada: A $38M Vancouver penthouse

Canada’s luxury real estate: The top 10 most expensive properties for sale right now

4702 1011 West Cordova Street, Vancouver. Listed at $38 million. Image: www.malcolmhasman.com
Ground crews and aircraft are responding to an estimated 50 hectare wildfire approximately 55 kilometers northwest of Kamloops, near the Deadman Vidette Road. IMAGE: BC Wildfire Service

Update: Wildfire northwest of Kamloops jumps from 60 to 800 hectares

Ground crews and aircraft are responding to an estimated 50 hectare wildfire approximately 55 kilometers northwest of Kamloops, near the Deadman Vidette Road.

Ground crews and aircraft are responding to an estimated 50 hectare wildfire approximately 55 kilometers northwest of Kamloops, near the Deadman Vidette Road. IMAGE: BC Wildfire Service
Video: Bring your own cup and fill’er up at 7-Eleven today

Video: Bring your own cup and fill’er up at 7-Eleven today

It’s Bring Your Own Cup Day at 7-Eleven Friday and Saturday

Video: Bring your own cup and fill’er up at 7-Eleven today
The Tunkwa Lake Road wildfire, located approximately 6 kilometres north of the community of Logan Lake in the Kamloops Fire Centre, is estimated at 145 hectares in size. Image: BC Wildfire Service

Logan Lake wildfire holding at 145 hectares

A wildfire near Logan Lake is being battled by both ground and air crews

The Tunkwa Lake Road wildfire, located approximately 6 kilometres north of the community of Logan Lake in the Kamloops Fire Centre, is estimated at 145 hectares in size. Image: BC Wildfire Service
Contributed images of the flooding situation in Merritt, B.C. on May 16, 2018.

Flooding plagues residents of Merritt

Highway 8 has reopened but many remain out of their home in Merritt

Contributed images of the flooding situation in Merritt, B.C. on May 16, 2018.
BC WIldfire Crews. (IMAGE CREDIT: FILE PHOTO)

UPDATE: Logan Lake wildfire jumps to 140 hectares

A wildfire in Logan Lake is being hit by air support

BC WIldfire Crews. (IMAGE CREDIT: FILE PHOTO)
A man drains his boots before getting back to the sandbagging at 14th Avenue in Okanagan Falls. Even those with high boots on were not safe from the water, which reached a couple of feet in depth in places. Dustin Godfrey/Western News

Victims of ‘devastating’ floods get provincial financial aid

Disaster Financial Assistance is now available for eligible British Columbians affected by flooding

A man drains his boots before getting back to the sandbagging at 14th Avenue in Okanagan Falls. Even those with high boots on were not safe from the water, which reached a couple of feet in depth in places. Dustin Godfrey/Western News
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Highway 8 remains closed in Merritt

Water has rushed over the 10-mile bridge near Merritt closing the road.

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DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.

Breaking: Men sentenced in 2011 gangland slaying of Jonathan Bacon

Jason McBride, Jujhar Khun-Khun and Michael Jones were sentenced in Kelowna court Wednesday

DON SIPOS                                Bullets were everywhere after the Aug. 14, 2011 shooting of Jonathan Bacon.
Video: Wolf sizes up bear in B.C. grasslands

Video: Wolf sizes up bear in B.C. grasslands

A unique bear versus wolf encounter was caught of film in the grasslands near Kamloops, B.C.

Video: Wolf sizes up bear in B.C. grasslands
Renewed plea for answers in 40-year-old B.C. cold case

Renewed plea for answers in 40-year-old B.C. cold case

The family of Lawrence Wellington Allard is hoping a private reward will get them some closure

Renewed plea for answers in 40-year-old B.C. cold case
New funds, recruits set to alleviate B.C. sheriff shortage

New funds, recruits set to alleviate B.C. sheriff shortage

The Government of British Columbia announced new sheriff graduates, funding for more classes

New funds, recruits set to alleviate B.C. sheriff shortage
Ryan Lancaster is his Million Dollar Bus project. Image contributed.

Driving Change: A B.C. man’s charitable trip across Canada

A Kelowna man, his bus, and his mission for positive change across our country

Ryan Lancaster is his Million Dollar Bus project. Image contributed.
Black Press Media owner David Black. File photo.

Black Press Media acquires two new Alaska newspapers

New Media Investment Group to acquire the Akron (OH) Beacon Journal while Black Press Media takes on daily newspapers in Juneau and Kenai Alaska

Black Press Media owner David Black. File photo.
Canadian home sales plunge 22.7% in March

Canadian home sales plunge 22.7% in March

March home sales volume plunges 22.7%, national average price down 10.4%: CREA

Canadian home sales plunge 22.7% in March
Link, one of the puppies born at the Police Dog Services Training Centre this year. Image: RCMP

B.C. girl wins contest and names one of 13 fluffy RCMP puppies

Kaitlyn Szulc of Langley, B.C. was chosen as one of the winners of the 2018 RCMP Name the Puppy contest.

Link, one of the puppies born at the Police Dog Services Training Centre this year. Image: RCMP
File photo. Hope Search and Rescue reported four semi-trucks, four buses and 11 private vehicles were involved in a crash on the Coquihalla highway in February 2018. Hope Search and Rescue photo

Brutal winter spurs province to boost highway safety measures

The B.C. government states ensuring peoples’ safety is the top priority.

File photo. Hope Search and Rescue reported four semi-trucks, four buses and 11 private vehicles were involved in a crash on the Coquihalla highway in February 2018. Hope Search and Rescue photo