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9/23/2016

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo Confirms Plans To Seek Re-election

Local MLA Greg Kyllo says he's hoping to remain in his position following the May 2017 election. Kyllo announced his plans to run for re-election in a Thursday Facebook post, saying that the decision was made after many discussions with his wife and family. He says he's proud to be ... Read More...
9/23/2016

MP Mel Arnold Pleased With Highway One Funding News

North Okanagan - Shuswap MP Mel Arnold has released a statement saying he welcomes Thursday's news of $162.7M in funding for upgrades to Highway One on the West-end of Salmon Arm. Arnold says "This important project is great news for local residents, visitors and the many other drivers who depend ... Read More...
9/22/2016

Transportation Ministry Details Two Highway One Upgrade Projects

We finally have details on the plan to improve Highway One on the West-end of Salmon Arm. The Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia announced $162.7M for the work today, $114.2M of which will be funded by the Province. The initiative, known as the 'Salmon Arm West ... Read More...
9/22/2016

Interior Health Announces 26 New Support Recovery Beds

Interior Health has announced five contracts related to the creation of 26 new recovery beds, which are meant to support mental health and substance abuse services in the region. Six of those beds will end up in Merritt, another six will go to Kamloops, and six more will be handled ... Read More...
9/21/2016

Wednesday Morning Accident In Pritchard Claims Life Of Alberta Man

RCMP in Chase say that an investigation is underway into a fatal accident from this morning. Police say that a pick-up truck with Alberta plates left Highway One near Martin Prairie Road in Pritchard around 1:30AM, hitting an embankment and coming to rest in a ditch. A release says that ... Read More...

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26.09.2016

Viola Davis describes becoming Rape Foundation advocate

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Viola Davis said Sunday that her own experiences with sexual assault led her to become an advocate for the Rape Foundation and encouraged others to visit treatment centres so they'll become supporters.

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26.09.2016

Matt LeBlanc signs 2-series deal to host BBC's 'Top Gear'

LONDON — The BBC says former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc has signed a two-series deal to host its popular car show "Top Gear."

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