Local News

5/27/2016

Interior Health Cancels Shuswap Lake Water Advisory

Interior Health says a water advisory for an area of Shuswap Lake in Canoe is now over. That advisory was put in place on March 16th, following a spill of glue and fuel from Canoe Forest Products. IH Spokesperson Michaela Swan says tests of water in that area show that ... Read More...
5/27/2016

Province Inks New Aboriginal Education Enhancement Deal With SD19

B.C's Ministry of Education has signed another Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement with Revelstoke's School District 19. The first five year agreement helped bring aboriginal graduation rates in the District from 62% in 2010 to 76% - which happens to be 14 points above the B.C average. The new deal was ... Read More...
5/26/2016

Convictions Upheld Against Speed-Boat Operator Leon Reinbrecht

A B-C Supreme Court judge has upheld the convictions of a man who killed one person and injured several others when his speeding boat slammed into a houseboat on Shuswap Lake. Leon Reinbrecht was found guilty in October of criminal negligence causing death and criminal negligence causing bodily harm in ... Read More...
5/26/2016

MLA Norm Macdonald Says He Will Not Seek Re-election In 2017

The Columbia River - Revelstoke riding will have a new MLA following the 2017 election. That's because three-term MLA Norm Macdonald says he will not seek re-election. Macdonald says the NDP will have to find someone to run in his place, as he's looking to return to the world of ... Read More...
5/26/2016

By-Election For School Board Trustees Unlikely To Happen Next Month

School District 83 is unlikely to replace its three recently resigned Board Trustees anytime soon. A Wednesday email says that the District has been granted an exception to a rule that states a by-election must be held within 80 days of the appointment of a Chief Election Officer - which ... Read More...

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29.05.2016

Lady Gaga lays down her latest track at Indy speedway

INDIANAPOLIS - Already a regular singing partner with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga found another golden oldie chart topper to pair with: Mario Andretti.

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29.05.2016

Sellout crowd arrives early for 100th Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS - There was gridlock. There were lines.

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