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Former globetrotter, now a CBC news reporter in Kelowna B.C. #NHLJets fan. #craftbeer enthusiast.Former globetrotter, now a CBC news reporter in Kelowna B.C. #NHLJets fan. #craftbeer enthusiast.

Town of Osoyoos B.C. pledges more than $1M to save high school

cbc.ca — Osoyoos, B.C., is making a last-ditch effort to convince the local school district to keep the town's only high school open, by offering funding of more than $1 million and other financial incentives over the next 3 years. Earlier this month, Okanagan-Similkameen School District trustees voted 4-3 to close Osoyoos Secondary School because of a budget deficit and declining enrolment.

Cat stuck up hydro pole for 4 days to finally get rescued

cbc.ca — Help is finally on the way for cat stuck for four days up a high voltage power pole in Princeton, B.C. The owner spotted the one-year old tabby Monday morning 18 metres up and has been trying to coax it down ever since. "This is a desperate situation," said owner Bill Backhall.

Jacob Setah coroner's inquest: family looking for answers about RCMP role in death

cbc.ca — A coroner's jury in Kamloops, B.C. heard Tuesday about the last moments of Jacob Setah's life, before the aboriginal teen jumped from a parkade at Royal Inland Hospital two years ago. Setah, 18, was from the Yunesit'in First Nation near Williams Lake, B.C., and had been committed under the Mental Health Act and taken to the Kamloops hospital.

Osoyoos to close only high school in town

cbc.ca — School District 53 trustees voted 4-3 to close Osoyoos Secondary School, the only high school in town, and bus grades 8 to 12 students to Oliver going forward. The decision was made in a packed board meeting Wednesday night with about 300 to 400 community members present at the Osoyoos Secondary School theatre.

Big White Ski Resort's account of daughter's crash into tree upsets Victoria dad

cbc.ca — A Victoria B.C. father believes his daughter should be acknowledged for her bravery and not criticized for her skiing after she crashed into a tree at Big White Ski Resort and sustained serious injuries.

Osoyoos house built in 1882 to be demolished for new winery

cbc.ca — The new owners of a 134 year-old house in Osoyoos are taking it apart because they say the original plan to preserve the building as a wine shop proved too costly. The two-storey, 10-room house on the east side of Osoyoos Lake, called the Haynes House, was built in 1882.

Okanagan parents upset over school district using operational surplus for new building

cbc.ca — Parents in B.C.'s North Okanagan-Shuswap region are criticizing the local school district for the transfer of operating budget surplus to the building of a new administrative building. Salmon Arm parent and teacher Noah Ralston uncovered $10.5 million over five years of transfers by looking at the school district's financial documents, which are posted on its website.

Princeton B.C. museum worried about town's 'hostile takeover'

cbc.ca — There is a battle brewing in the Similkameen town of Princeton, B.C. over who owns and operates the local museum. The Princeton museum was founded in the 1950s, and has a vast collection including prehistoric fossils, exhibits and photographs of early pioneers as well as First Nations' artifacts.

House built by Osoyoos B.C. pioneer in 1882 being demolished

cbc.ca — The South Okanagan is losing a piece of its history as the new owner of the Haynes home on Lakeshore Drive in Osoyoos is demolishing the 134-year-old house. In 1878, South Okanagan pioneer John Carmichael Haynes started constructing the 2-storey, 10-room house on the east side of Osoyoos Lake, according to Osoyoos Museum executive director Kara Burton.

Orange bike marketing campaign in Kelowna sends confusing message

cbc.ca — A Kelowna B.C. cycling advocate says a fitness studio's guerilla marketing campaign using bright, orange bicycles chained to bike racks is insensitive to the recent deaths of cyclists in the Okanagan city who are remembered by white 'ghost bikes.' The orange-painted bicycles started appearing around Kelowna about two weeks ago.
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Apr 29, 2016

RT @ericrankincbc: 1st Mountie on scene of tragic Taylor Van Diest murder sues RCMP bosses over alleged harassment & intimidation https://t…<a title="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/mountie-rcmp-lawsuit-suing-drinking-bottle-taylor-van-diest-armstrong-murder-1.3558281" href="https://t.co/GZTNhmlGKA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">cbc.ca/news/canada/br…

Apr 29, 2016

RT @theprovince: Japan abandons hope for satellite sent to probe black holes with X-ray telescopes bit.ly/1XYe0XB pic.twitter.com/ypxPz1JboIz1JboI

Apr 29, 2016

RT @TheWHL: Handshakes in Brandon. The Wheat Kings are off to the WHL Championship. #WHLPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/QrqfSWntFy

Apr 29, 2016

RT @DarHeidemann: Pro-legalization lobby says prohibition will put shady dealers out of business. Not so. It's far more complicated. https:twitter.com/VICE/status/72…/t.co/Zo9S4sqoZP

Apr 29, 2016

Court case could impact #BCwine shipments--> N.B. judge throws out cross-border booze limits httcbc.ca/1.3554908tpic.twitter.com/2PRzm08yyE

Apr 29, 2016

How to Buy Organic Eggs: Pastured vs. Free Range Eggs shar.es/1e235Q via @cheeseslave

Apr 29, 2016

Mountie sues RCMP for harassment, intimidation, abuse of authority cbc.ca/1.3558281 pic.twitter.com/JJTEAaTbHO


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