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B.C. woman joins 'once-in-a-lifetime' tour following veteran grandfather's footsteps in World War II

Revelstoke, B.C.'s Melissa McBride says her late grandfather never talked to her about his experience as part of the Canadian army that liberated the Netherlands from...

City of Merritt to launch 4-day work week pilot for staff

The City of Merritt in B.C.'s Interior is launching a four-day work week pilot program in the hope of attracting, recruiting and retaining municipal workers.The...

Satellite 'trains' are lighting up B.C. skies but astronomers say they're bad for research

It was an unusually starry night in Kitimat, B.C., Tuesday when Lois Godfrey saw a trail of light move through the sky.Godfrey spotted the star-like object around 9:15 p.m. while...

How the century-old history of the Okanagan's bold fruit labels is being kept fresh

Larry Kotz has never been a farmer, but for decades he has been maintaining an antique collection that makes his den at home in Vernon,...

Prince George, B.C.'s Jared Young helps team win in his first Major League Baseball game

Jared Young, the first person from the northern B.C. city of Prince George to play baseball in the majors had a winning game Friday afternoon in his...

Rare white crow sightings excite Kootenay birdwatchers

Lisa Chabot's sighting of a rare white crow this week has challenged the common assumption that all crows are black. Chabot, who lives in Glade, B.C., about...

Kamloops designer ready to showcase 'edgy women's wear' at New York Fashion Week

Canadian fashion designer Delayne Dixon is planning to impress runway audiences with her "edgy," sustainable collection when she returns to New York Fashion Week for...

Providers of affordable meal programs face pressure of rising food costs, surge in demand

The rising cost of food combined with surging demand for affordable meal programs is putting pressure on school districts and non-profits aiming to serve up...

B.C. mayor wants help fending off 'not very friendly' bison from N.W.T.

A mayor in northern B.C. is asking the province to install cattle guards along a bridge on Highway 77 to fend off what he describes as an...

New college program trains Indigenous women in carpentry as demand for trades surges in Okanagan

The Okanagan College has begun a new, fully subsidized program to train more Indigenous women as carpenters, with jobs in trades in high demand due to...

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