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B.C. cougar kitten rescued after mother struck by vehicle

Conservation Officers find home for young kitten found dehydrated and frostbitten near Williams Lake

Nearly $500,000 available for internships with First Nations government

Funds announced through partnership with Northern Development and Government of Canada

Province raises threshold for homeowner grant to $1.65 million

Eligible homeowners must apply for the grant each year. To be eligible, the home must be used as the owner’s principal residence

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Test your knowledge of B.C. news from 2017

How well do you know the events and news headlines of the past year?

67,000 homeowners get early-warning assessment notice

These notices have been sent out to homes with an above-average increase in their 2018 assessment

  • Dec 20th, 2017

VIDEO: Researchers rely on drones to survey aftermath of B.C. wildfires

UBC researchers are using aerial drones to study the historic 2017 wildfires in the province

  • Dec 15th, 2017
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Young cougar kitten rescued by COS
Opioid Crisis update for Williams Lake city council
New BC Transit buses for Williams Lake
Rogers Hometown Hockey descends on Williams Lake

No charges against BC RCMP officer for in-custody death

Conclusion of investigation into the actions of the officer from Valentine’s Day 2015.

Kelowna West voters to pick Christy Clark’s replacement in February

Premier John Horgan says while no date yet, he will call the byelection in early January.

Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate

Feisty moments as the six candidates square off in Kelowna Saturday

VIDEO: Government approves funding of $750,000 drug for B.C. woman

Approval comes one day after province announces funding for Soliris on a case-by-case basis

Wet weather expected for much of coastal B.C.

The Weather Network is calling for up to 200mm of rain to fall in some areas of the South Coast and Vancouver Island

  • Nov 20th, 2017

UPDATE: Vancouver Island driver killed when logging truck leaves road

TimberWest contractor dies near Caycuse, off the shores of Lake Cowichan

Protection service officer at Cowichan Hospital gets award for handling man with knife

Charles Kraeling honoured for his heroic actions at the health facility during an incident in July.

VIDEO: Camera records brazen daylight theft of parcel

Langley family releases surveillance footage to alert others

Witness in Victoria court case admits to previous killings

The man was a paid agent of the RCMP, who say they had no evidence to back up the confessions

Constitutional challenge in polygamy case delayed

Legal process for fundamentalist Mormon leader found guilty of polygamy grinds to a halt.

Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive

“If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.”

Audit finds habitat loss, not hunting, greatest threat to grizzly bears

The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia released a new report on October 24

Heiltsuk/Mohawk filmmaker premieres documentary about threat of coastal spills

Zoe Hopkins, a Heiltsuk/Mohawk filmmaker, premiered her film at imagineNATIVE in Toronto last week

Bella Coola Community Forest releases public survey results

The results are in from the public survey asking residents how they felt about the BCCF

  • Oct 27th, 2017