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Supporters of Vernon man convicted of murder launch site to win his freedom

Supporters of Vernon man convicted of murder launch site to win his freedom

Supporters of a former Vernon man sentenced to life in jail for killing a Kelowna sex trade worker in 1998 have launched a website in an effort to win his freedom.
Nearly 50 times less forest has burned this fire season when compared to last year

Nearly 50 times less forest has burned this fire season when compared to last year

The Kamloops Fire Centre lists just four wildfires of note across the region so far this season. The Nohomin Creek Wildfire was discovered on July 14, about two kilometres northwest of Lytton.
Snowbirds show cancelled after crash

Snowbirds show cancelled after crash

While there won’t be an air show, the Snowbirds will still participate in the Penticton Peach Festival this week
Kelowna's crime rate surges to the highest in Canada

Kelowna's crime rate surges to the highest in Canada

Kelowna has the second-highest violent crime, a runner up to Thunder Bay, Ontario.
TteS Kukpi7 on of 14 appointed to Order of British Columbia

TteS Kukpi7 on of 14 appointed to Order of British Columbia

Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Kukpi7 Rosanne Casimir will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia — the highest honour the province can award.
Central Saanich seniors without a family doctor turn to newspaper ad to get prescriptions filled

Central Saanich seniors without a family doctor turn to newspaper ad to get prescriptions filled

Janet and Michael Mort were driven to take out the advertisement after their “wonderful” family doctor retired in December and they were unable to get their prescriptions renewed.
Evidence in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case is circumstantial, defence argues

Evidence in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case is circumstantial, defence argues

“The Crown hasn’t proven beyond a reasonable doubt that it was Mr. Coban who authored the messages,” lawyers for extradited Dutch citizen tell jury
Evidence all points to defendant, say prosecutors in trial of man accused of cyberbullying Amanda Todd

Evidence all points to defendant, say prosecutors in trial of man accused of cyberbullying Amanda Todd

It would be “preposterous to think anybody else" could have committed the offences for which Dutch citizen is charged, Crown lawyer tells court
B.C. improves rebate for electric vehicles to a maximum of $4,000: ministry

B.C. improves rebate for electric vehicles to a maximum of $4,000: ministry

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it is improving its rebate program for electric vehicles to make them more affordable and accessible.
Snowbird pilot OK after crash landing

Snowbird pilot OK after crash landing

Emergency crews converged in a hay field southeast of the North Peace Regional Airport shortly after 12 p.m. following the crash.