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Late-season winter storms ‘common’ as B.C. highways see weekend snowfall

Late-season winter storms ‘common’ as B.C. highways see weekend snowfall

Snow tires, chain requirements ended April 30
Crown seeks 7-9 year jail sentence for Vernon manslaughter of Kelowna woman

Crown seeks 7-9 year jail sentence for Vernon manslaughter of Kelowna woman

Paige Courtney Howse previously pleaded guilty of manslaughter in the death of Kelowna woman Alishia Lemp
B.C. mayor warns against videos of properties destroyed by fire near Fort Nelson

B.C. mayor warns against videos of properties destroyed by fire near Fort Nelson

Facebook videos posted show large structures reduced to grey ash and twisted metal
Rain helps crews in Fort McMurray while B.C. cracks down on open burning

Rain helps crews in Fort McMurray while B.C. cracks down on open burning

Parker Lake, Patry Creek wildfires continue to threaten Fort Nelson; combined are over 841 sq. km.
Small amount of snow continues to fall on Okanagan highways

Small amount of snow continues to fall on Okanagan highways

Environment Canada’s special weather warning is still in effect for four highways
Journalist Kim Bolan honoured on Comox Valley Walk of Achievement

Journalist Kim Bolan honoured on Comox Valley Walk of Achievement

From Courtenay student journalist to award-winning crime reporter
B.C. legislature gives royal assent to Aboriginal title law for Haida Gwaii

B.C. legislature gives royal assent to Aboriginal title law for Haida Gwaii

Supporters say law historic in advancing Reconciliation, critics question effect on property rights
Safety options floated in wake of B.C. highway’s payphone closures

Safety options floated in wake of B.C. highway’s payphone closures

Highway part of Vancouver Island trunk radio system, cell service is spotty
Man fights off, shoots grizzly bear in attack near Elkford

Man fights off, shoots grizzly bear in attack near Elkford

Victim airlifted to Calgary hospital; bear found dead from injuries
Little new information a year after Island man killed on the job

Little new information a year after Island man killed on the job

Investigators continue to consult with Crown counsel on May 17, 2023 collision