One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash in icy conditions near Vernon, B.C., Tuesday morning. At around 11 a.m. PT, police responded to a crash in the North Okanagan between a truck and a tractor trailer on Highway 97A south of Pleasant Valley Road. RCMP said one of the people involved in the crash has died while a number of other occupants were transported to hospital by ground and air ambulance. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured, according to police.
A contract dispute launched by jail guards at the Kelowna RCMP detachment is over after an outside arbitrator delivered a ruling on wages, ending a job action that could have resulted in a strike. The 17 guards, who are employed by Commissionairs B.C. and are members of CUPE Local 338, issued strike notice in December in a bid to increase their wages from $16.50 an hour.
Kelowna should pressure the provincial government to deal with urban deer munching their way through local yards, city councillors heard Monday in a report from city staff. Staff noted an increase in complaints about urban deer in 2017, particularly in the city's South Mission neighbourhood near Okanagan Lake. "It just seems that the majority of the comments or complaints are coming from that area," said Blair Stewart, parks services manager.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".