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This is an image taken Sunday, Aug. 21 at a wildfire near Canoe Lake (C41588) (BC Wildfire Service photo )

Crews make good progress on lightning-caused fires in Cariboo Fire Centre

Since Friday (Aug. 19) crews responded to 29 lightning-caused wildfires

  • Aug 21, 2022
This is an image taken Sunday, Aug. 21 at a wildfire near Canoe Lake (C41588) (BC Wildfire Service photo )
Bats roosting in exposed locations, such as this bat on a screen door, can be left alone and will usually move on at dusk or after a few days. (S. Surowy photo - Sea-Sky Community Bat Program).

Watch for bats moving about as young start to fly

Bats may show up in unusual places this time of year, some things to know

  • Aug 21, 2022
Bats roosting in exposed locations, such as this bat on a screen door, can be left alone and will usually move on at dusk or after a few days. (S. Surowy photo - Sea-Sky Community Bat Program).
A yellow warbler. (Photo submitted)

Migration season arrives at the Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory

Banders returned at the beginning of August

  • Aug 20, 2022
A yellow warbler. (Photo submitted)
Alejandro. Díaz Liceága .  Photography by Lia Crowe

Blow the whistle!

Maynard Johnny Jr.’s Pacific FC jersey design is an instant success

  • Aug 19, 2022
Alejandro. Díaz Liceága .  Photography by Lia Crowe
Sicamous residents Cathy and Ernie Baynes will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on September 2, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

‘Could be we tolerate each other’: Shuswap couple to celebrate 72nd anniversary

Humour part of the glue that’s kept Cathy and Ernie Baynes together

  • Aug 18, 2022
Sicamous residents Cathy and Ernie Baynes will celebrate their 72nd anniversary on September 2, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Patrick Wilmeth Cohen

January 28, 1980 - August 18, 2022In loving memory ~ Born January…

  • Aug 18, 2022
July 13, 2022 - Indigenous artist Maynard Johnny Jr. poses with one of his prints in his Duncan studio. Don Denton photo.

Spirit of reconciliation

The art of Maynard Johnny Jr.

  • Aug 17, 2022
July 13, 2022 - Indigenous artist Maynard Johnny Jr. poses with one of his prints in his Duncan studio. Don Denton photo.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

RCMP fatally shoot man near Kamloops following alleged abduction of child, woman

Another woman was found inside the suspect’s home

  • Aug 15, 2022
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Sarah Grant, Lia Crowe photography

Life.Style.Etc.

Sarah Grant, Founder & Lead Organizer, Be.neat Studio

  • Aug 12, 2022
Sarah Grant, Lia Crowe photography
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)

RCMP investigate alleged assault, racism towards Kamloops nurse

The incident is said to have taken place at Royal Inland Hospital’s ER

  • Aug 10, 2022
Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)
Train Station Pub - Lia Crowe photography

Flavour train

It’s all about the flavour at Train Station Pub

  • Aug 10, 2022
Train Station Pub - Lia Crowe photography
Lenny Cabrera - Lia Crowe photography

Finding The Sweet Spot

Beauty, libations and luxury

  • Aug 8, 2022
Lenny Cabrera - Lia Crowe photography
Gord Hayes - Lia Crowe photography

Developing a winning culture

Gord Hayes surrounds himself with winners as a path to success

  • Aug 5, 2022
Gord Hayes - Lia Crowe photography
The MX-30 uses the bones of the CX-30 utility vehicle, but the MX-30’s rear doors are hinged at the back and of course the styling is different with a big front bumper and thin grille. PHOTO: MAZDA

Mazda MX-30: Is there enough to lure buyers to Mazda’s first EV?

Electric-vehicle first-timer Mazda is dipping its toe into the electric grid with…

  • Aug 3, 2022
The MX-30 uses the bones of the CX-30 utility vehicle, but the MX-30’s rear doors are hinged at the back and of course the styling is different with a big front bumper and thin grille. PHOTO: MAZDA
Wolf & Porter. Lia Crowe photography

Bringing luxury to the table

Wolf & Porter create magnificent bespoke pieces

  • Aug 3, 2022
Wolf & Porter. Lia Crowe photography
A campfire ban will go into effect Aug. 4 in the Coastal Fire Centre, with the except of Haida Gwaii. (BCWS map)

Campfire ban goes into effect Aug. 4 for Coastal fire region

Ban does not include Haida Gwaii

  • Aug 3, 2022
A campfire ban will go into effect Aug. 4 in the Coastal Fire Centre, with the except of Haida Gwaii. (BCWS map)
The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer share a platform with the Ram pickup, much in the same way the Chevrolet Tahoe shares its platform with the Silverado. PHOTO: JEEP

2022 Jeep Wagoneer/Grand Wagoneer: Four-wheeling in limo-like spaciousness

Look out Tahoe, Suburban and Escalade, there’s a new kid on the block

  • Aug 1, 2022
The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer share a platform with the Ram pickup, much in the same way the Chevrolet Tahoe shares its platform with the Silverado. PHOTO: JEEP
The Corolla Cross is a nice bridge between the smaller Corolla Hatchback and the larger RAV4 (certainly better than the C-HR). As you might recall, Honda has a similar bridge between the Civic and the CR-V, called the HR-V. PHOTO: TOYOTA

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross: Capitalizing on the Corolla cachet

How did it take Toyota so long to flesh out the void between the Corolla and the RAV4?

  • Jul 28, 2022
The Corolla Cross is a nice bridge between the smaller Corolla Hatchback and the larger RAV4 (certainly better than the C-HR). As you might recall, Honda has a similar bridge between the Civic and the CR-V, called the HR-V. PHOTO: TOYOTA
Drivers are being advised to give themselves time, plan ahead, check for road construction and watch for other vulnerable road users on B.C. Day long weekend, a time when accident rates are usually higher than normal. (File photo)

Don’t be a statistic: ICBC, province urge travellers to drive safe over B.C. Day long weekend

B.C. Day long weekend can be one of the most dangerous as road trippers head out

  • Jul 28, 2022
Drivers are being advised to give themselves time, plan ahead, check for road construction and watch for other vulnerable road users on B.C. Day long weekend, a time when accident rates are usually higher than normal. (File photo)
Macy the kitten is recovering from an amputation of her leg at the Williams Lake SPCA after she was found injured alongside the highway. (SPCA photo)

BC SPCA seeks help for amputee kitten in Williams Lake

Macy the kitten is recovering after she was found along highway with shattered femur

  • Jul 28, 2022
Macy the kitten is recovering from an amputation of her leg at the Williams Lake SPCA after she was found injured alongside the highway. (SPCA photo)