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FortisBC offers tips to stay cool as energy use rises

FortisBC offers tips to stay cool as energy use rises

FortisBC's experienced its highest energy load at 714 megawatts (MW) on Tuesday
Town halls to talk garbage and 2025 changes for Similkameen residents

Town halls to talk garbage and 2025 changes for Similkameen residents

Costs for regional district residents are expected to more than double in 2025
Cougar spotted near Pine Park in Keremeos

Cougar spotted near Pine Park in Keremeos

The animal was spotted near the Similkameen River multiple days in a row
Oliver hospital again closing due to doctor shortage

Oliver hospital again closing due to doctor shortage

Emergency department has been plagued with closures for several months
2 fires within 2km and 48 hours off Highway 3 in Cawston

2 fires within 2km and 48 hours off Highway 3 in Cawston

The fire was knocked down within an hour early on Friday morning
Highway 1 reopens after crash near Boston Bar, 2 dead

Highway 1 reopens after crash near Boston Bar, 2 dead

Details still scarce over crash that killed 2 people
Okanagan scorches 4th straight heat record

Okanagan scorches 4th straight heat record

Kelowna and Vernon hit their fourth record-breaking day in a row
Penticton RCMP recover vehicles, make arrest after surge in theft

Penticton RCMP recover vehicles, make arrest after surge in theft

Police conduct five-day operation in response to surge in theft
4 dead in Highway 3 crash between Keremeos and Cawston

4 dead in Highway 3 crash between Keremeos and Cawston

The cause of the crash that closed the highway for much of the day remains under investigation
4 Okanagan restaurants receive disaster relief funds following wildfires

4 Okanagan restaurants receive disaster relief funds following wildfires

Restaurants impacted by natural disasters can apply for grants of $10,000 from DoorDash