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Environment Ministry Rescinds Shuswap's Smoky Skies Advisory

The Ministry of Environment officially rescinded the Shuswap's Smoky Skies Advisory on Monday morning. The Advisory that was put in place on August 23rd was also lifted for the South Thompson, North Thompson, Okanagan, Similkameen, Fraser Canyon, and Nicola areas of the Province. The Environment Ministry warns that wildfires to ... Read More...

Saturday Storm Left Thousands Of Shuswap Residents In The Dark

B.C Hydro's website states that more than 3,000 Shuswap customers were left without power for portions of Saturday Hydro's site lists the wind storm and downed trees as the reasoning for nearly every outage reported that day. The largest of Saturday's outages kept more than 1,400 customers in the dark ... Read More...

RCMP Seek Owner Of Money Found In Yoho National Park

RCMP in the Town of Golden say someone who recently went camping in Yoho National Park is missing a large amount of cash. Police say Parks Canada employees contacted the Detachment about the cash that was found on Saturday, August 22nd. Anyone who thinks that money belongs to them will ... Read More...

Stolen Vehicle Found Stripped Of Parts Near Golden

RCMP in Golden say that a stolen vehicle was found parked off Highway One, near Quartz Creek, on Monday morning. An RCMP release says the vehicle was found missing its lights, bumpers, tires and electronics. Police say it had been stolen out of Sicamous about one week prior. Golden RCMP ... Read More...

Several Hundred Litres Of Gasoline Spilled At Bulk Plant In Canoe

Salmon Arm's Fire Department attended a Friday morning call about a fuel spill at the Co-Op Bulk Plant in Canoe. Fire Chief Brad Shirley has details "It appears a maintanence person was doing some work there, and inadvertently opened a valve, or didn't plug a hole that was in the ... Read More...

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 6-12

Sept. 6: Comedian JoAnne Worley is 80. Country singer David Allan Coe is 76. Singer-bassist Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) is 72. Actress Swoosie Kurtz is 71. Comedian-actress Jane Curtin is 68. Country singer Buddy Miller is 63. Drummer Joe Smyth of Sawyer Brown is 58. Actor-comedian Jeff Foxworthy is 57. Actor-comedian Michael Winslow ("Police Academy") is 57. Guitarist Pal Waaktaar of A-ha is 54. News correspondent Elizabeth Vargas is 53. Country singer Mark Chesnutt is 52. Actress Rosie Perez is 51. Singer Macy Gray is 48. Singer CeCe Peniston is 46. Singer Darryl Anthony (Az Yet) is 46. Singer Dolores O'Riordan (The Cranberries) is 44. Actor Idris Elba is 43. Actress Anika Noni Rose is 43. Singer Nina Persson (The Cardigans) is 41. Actress Naomie Harris ("Pirates of the Caribbean" movies) is 39. Rapper Noreaga is 38. Rapper Foxy Brown is 37. Actress Lauren Lapkus ("Orange Is the New Black") is 30. Singer Max George of The Wanted is 27.



Film based on real-life horror, 'The Clan' breaks box office records in Argentina.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Arquimides Puccio seemed to neighbours like a pious, conservative and obsessively tidy man. Several times a day, he'd sweep the sidewalk in front of his home in an upper-class Buenos Aires neighbourhood.


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