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Reaching for piece of chicken blamed for highway accident

Trail RCMP said that on Sunday, April 7, 2024, at 2:57 p.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District officer responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on Highway 3, near the Nancy Green Junction, in Rossland. RCMP said the officer attended the scene and located the man and his crashed vehicle. “The man […]

Okanagan Knights franchise sold, relocated to Quesnel

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League continues to shuffle the deck chairs on a Junior Hockey League following the announcement that the North Okanagan Knights franchise has been sold and relocated to Quesnel. The Quesnel-based hockey club will now be known as the River Rush. The sale and move was approved unanimously by the KIJHL’s […]

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FortisBC electricity customers will receive bill credit starting April 22

FortisBC Inc. (“FortisBC”) residential, commercial and industrial electricity customers will receive the Government of British Columbia’s Electricity Affordability Credit on their bills beginning April 22, 2024, and it will be applied to each of their bills until March 31, 2025. The credit will be based on 4.6 per cent of customers’ electricity consumption from January […]

Two people killed in head-on collision on Highway 3 near Creston

RCMP confirmed Friday that two people died in a two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon east of Creston in Kitchener. Creston RCMP said that both drivers were deceased at the accident scene. The accident happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. with Creston RCMP, Creston Fire Rescue and BC EHS responding to a 2-vehicle collision on Highway 3. Crews […]