Tara Bowie

More than 800,000 starlings have been trapped and euthanized in the Okanagan and Similkameen over the last 15 years. Estimates of damage caused by the invasive and destructive birds still account for about $4 million in lost crops.                                Courtesy of Master Gardeners

More than 50,000 starlings euthanized in the Okanagan last year

An Okanagan program was designed 15 years ago to control the invasive species of starlings

More than 800,000 starlings have been trapped and euthanized in the Okanagan and Similkameen over the last 15 years. Estimates of damage caused by the invasive and destructive birds still account for about $4 million in lost crops.                                Courtesy of Master Gardeners
Notley uncorks B.C. support for wine ban

Notley uncorks B.C. support for wine ban

In a series of Tweets, the Alberta Premier claims BCers support wine ban

Notley uncorks B.C. support for wine ban
From raided B.C. pot shop to convenience store in six days

From raided B.C. pot shop to convenience store in six days

Raided Cawston medical marijuana dispensary has now reopened as convenience store

From raided B.C. pot shop to convenience store in six days
RCMP allege Okanagan pot shop sold to minors

RCMP allege Okanagan pot shop sold to minors

RCMP explain arrest and seizure of cannabis at Cawston marijuana dispensary

RCMP allege Okanagan pot shop sold to minors
Two storms headed to the Interior

Two storms headed to the Interior

Snowfall warnings are in effect Saturday for the Shuswap and Coquihalla highway

Two storms headed to the Interior
Video: B.C. documentary features Okanagan ice climbing

Video: B.C. documentary features Okanagan ice climbing

First documentary for Penticton filmmaker captures elusive Okanagan ice climbing

Video: B.C. documentary features Okanagan ice climbing
Thieves steal from B.C. firefighters in action

Thieves steal from B.C. firefighters in action

Keremeos firefighters came back from a dangerous call to find vehicles ransacked, items stolen

Thieves steal from B.C. firefighters in action
The Blackwood Quartet are presenting The Gospel Side of Elvis at Surrey Arts Centre’s main stage on Nov. 10.                                Submitted photo                                The Blackwood Quartet are presenting The Gospel Side of Elvis in Penticton on Nov. 3.                                Submitted photo

‘The Gospel Side of Elvis’ concert in Surrey by quartet with family connections to Presley

Nashville-based singer tells stories about growing up near the iconic rocker

The Blackwood Quartet are presenting The Gospel Side of Elvis at Surrey Arts Centre’s main stage on Nov. 10.                                Submitted photo                                The Blackwood Quartet are presenting The Gospel Side of Elvis in Penticton on Nov. 3.                                Submitted photo
Submitted                                Two people were taken to hospital following this collision at the intersection of Coulthard Avenue and Highway 3, near Cawston Wednesday afternoon. A 48-year-old man travelling through the scene received a $368 ticket for taking a photo while driving.

See a crash, snap a pic, face the fine

Gawker receives $368 fine for snapping photo of collision while driving

Submitted                                Two people were taken to hospital following this collision at the intersection of Coulthard Avenue and Highway 3, near Cawston Wednesday afternoon. A 48-year-old man travelling through the scene received a $368 ticket for taking a photo while driving.
Province stepping in to protect ancestral remains

Province stepping in to protect ancestral remains

The province plans to make an application to the courts under the Heritage Conservation Act

Province stepping in to protect ancestral remains
Massive cross-border wildfire growing rapidly

Massive cross-border wildfire growing rapidly

Canadian portion of Diamond Creek Fire grows to 1,700 hectares, forced closure of Cathedral Park.

Massive cross-border wildfire growing rapidly
Massive US fire crosses into Canada

Massive US fire crosses into Canada

Diamond Creek fire has crossed into Canada.

Massive US fire crosses into Canada