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President praises nearly 1,800 volunteers at B.C. Games

President praises nearly 1,800 volunteers at B.C. Games

Ashley Wadhwani sits down with the Kamloops 2018 B.C. Winter Games President Niki Remesz

President praises nearly 1,800 volunteers at B.C. Games
Sticking the landing at the B.C. Games

Sticking the landing at the B.C. Games

Gymnasts talk competition, B.C. Winter Games, and teamwork in Kamloops

Sticking the landing at the B.C. Games
Jillian Zielinski of JZ Creative and Luna, a St John’s Ambulance Therapy Dog.

Therapy dogs make appearance at B.C. Games

The St. John Ambulance program launches a pilot project at the Kamloops event

Jillian Zielinski of JZ Creative and Luna, a St John’s Ambulance Therapy Dog.
Township 7 wine bottles. Pic courtesy of Township 7

BC Wine Institute to take legal action against Alberta

The BC Wine Institute to seek injunction to protect B.C. wineries from Alberta wine ban

Township 7 wine bottles. Pic courtesy of Township 7
B.C. cold snap prompts energy use spike

B.C. cold snap prompts energy use spike

BC Hydro is reporting a 10 per cent increase in the energy demand in the last two days

B.C. cold snap prompts energy use spike
SAR suspends search for missing man at Sun Peaks

SAR suspends search for missing man at Sun Peaks

RCMP will continue to search for a missing man near Kamloops but SAR has suspended their role

SAR suspends search for missing man at Sun Peaks
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Selina Robinson, is joined by Finance Minister Carole James and Alex Dagg, public policy manager for Airbnb Canada for an announcement at the B.C. Legislature Feb. 7, that the short-term rental provider will now pay sales tax to the province. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Airbnb to collect provincial sales tax in B.C.

The company will begin gathering 8 per cent PST and the up-to-3 percent MRDT

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Selina Robinson, is joined by Finance Minister Carole James and Alex Dagg, public policy manager for Airbnb Canada for an announcement at the B.C. Legislature Feb. 7, that the short-term rental provider will now pay sales tax to the province. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
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A day to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health

Today Canadians are encouraged to Facebook, Tweet, hashtag, snap or just talk about mental health

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Kamloops RCMP reserve Const. James Anderson directs traffic on Dallas Drive on Tuesday, Jan. 30. The area was cordoned off after a homemade bomb was found on the side of the road, in the area of Dallas Drive and Viking Drive. Dave Eagles/KTW

UPDATE: A third explosive device discovered on same road in Kamloops

Kamloops police are securing an area where they have found three explosive devices in two months

Kamloops RCMP reserve Const. James Anderson directs traffic on Dallas Drive on Tuesday, Jan. 30. The area was cordoned off after a homemade bomb was found on the side of the road, in the area of Dallas Drive and Viking Drive. Dave Eagles/KTW
The Elephant Hill wildfire was one of several this summer that contributed to the worst fire season ever recorded in B.C. (KTW file photo).

Police continue to investigate Elephant Hill wildfire

The Elephant Hill wildfire is being determined as human caused and police are investigating

The Elephant Hill wildfire was one of several this summer that contributed to the worst fire season ever recorded in B.C. (KTW file photo).
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Revelstoke man searches for missing plane, couple

Roland Lamarre is spending his own time and money searching for a plane that went missing in November

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The count down is on to the BC Winter Games

The count down is on to the BC Winter Games

In less than one month athletes from around the province will head to Kamloops for the BC Winter Games

The count down is on to the BC Winter Games
Chelsey Perkins captured her dog in action in the knee-deep snow. (Chelsey Perkins photo)

Winter storm coming to B.C. this weekend

The bets are on as to how much snow the province will actually get in the coming days

Chelsey Perkins captured her dog in action in the knee-deep snow. (Chelsey Perkins photo)
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Beavers and balloons blamed for power outages in 2017

BC Hydro compiles a list of most memorable outages of last year

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Benjamin and Olivia 2017’s top baby names so far in B.C.

Benjamin and Olivia 2017’s top baby names so far in B.C.

The race is almost over for the top baby names in 2017

Benjamin and Olivia 2017’s top baby names so far in B.C.
Reporters reflect on the 2017 wildfire season

Reporters reflect on the 2017 wildfire season

Those who covered some of the most intense fires of the year also lived in the middle of them

Reporters reflect on the 2017 wildfire season
They came for the deals

They came for the deals

Shoppers descend on Orchard Park Shopping Centre on Boxing Day in Kelowna

They came for the deals
Boxing Day madness begins

Boxing Day madness begins

Get ready to shop, as some of the biggest deals of the year are to happen today

Boxing Day madness begins
Missing plane search focuses over Revelstoke reservoir

Missing plane search focuses over Revelstoke reservoir

Weather is hampering the search for a missing plane that took off from Penticton, Saturday

Missing plane search focuses over Revelstoke reservoir
Missing Spruce Grove pilot Dominic Neron. Photo credit: Contributed                                Missing Spruce Grove pilot Dominic Neron. Photo credit: Contributed

Search for missing plane continues near Revelstoke

A plane that took off Saturday from Penticton failed to arrive in Edmonton

Missing Spruce Grove pilot Dominic Neron. Photo credit: Contributed                                Missing Spruce Grove pilot Dominic Neron. Photo credit: Contributed