Carmen Weld

UPDATE: Wildfires continue to engulf areas around Williams Lake

The biggest fire to note is near Sugarcane, north of Chief William burning at 2,000 hectares

The Princeton fire in photos

Images captured over the last day of the Princeton fire that continues to grow in size

UPDATE: Smoky Skies Advisory issued

“Smoke concentrations will vary widely as winds, fire behaviour and temperatures change,” says IHA.

Provincial state of emergency declared

Today alone there have been 56 new wildfire starts throughout the province

BC tech & RCMP tackle child exploitation

A tech startup out of Kelowna has joined forced with the RCMP for the Protecting Innocence Hackathon

18 temperature records smashed

Temperature records were broken around the province with Vernon breaking an 111-year-old record

A cross-country bus ride with a purpose

A Kelowna-based social entrepreneur has a crazy idea to give away a million dollars

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Can you get 100 % on this Canadian trivia quiz?

Okanagan wineries sweep Lieutenant Governor’s Awards

Of the 486 wines submitted by 132 wineries for judging, just 12 reigned supreme

UPDATE: Tasteless GIF removed

A Vancouver Island father is concerned after discovering the GIFs available in his phone’s texting function

59 cats seized in Chase

59 neglected and injured cats were seized from a property in Chase

Flood assistance available

The province has announced financial assistance is now available for Central Interior flooding victims

Transport Canada recalls Imperial Walkers

Star Wars fans are knee-deep in “May the fourth be with you” action today, and it seems even Transport Canada is getting in on it

UPDATE: Fatal crash closes Highway 97 near Quesnel

Reports from the scene indicate one person was killed in an accident involving a bus, a tractor and a car

Are you the next Miss BC, Miss Teen BC or Mrs. BC?

Applications are now being accepted - find out more info here.

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

$5 million for aging BC SPCA shelters

The B.C. Government announced an additional $5 million for the BC SPCA Facilities Development and Services Plan

Tips to beat this bluest of Mondays

UBC Okanagan’s ‘happiness professor’ shares tips to get through the post-holiday slump.

A Christmas miracle for Fort Mac

For the fifth year in row, WestJet released its annual tear-jerker Christmas video and this year they stayed close to home.