Okanagan

The Coquihalla Highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow on Friday night, Feb. 3. (DriveBC)

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Starting Friday night and into Saturday morning, the highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow

 

Okanagan College’s servers were hacked in January. (Black Press file photo)

Okanagan College ‘did not entertain conversations’ about paying ransom

College calling the hacking a ‘double extortion attack’

 

A blurred screenshot shows that Vice Society has released the Okanagan College data. (Brett Carrow/Submitted)

Hackers follow through with threats to release Okanagan College data

Over 800GB of sensitive data put on dark web

 

Britannia Brewing Company is expanding to Lake Country in 2023. (@britanniabrewingco/Instagram)

Lower Mainland brewery expanding to Lake Country

Britannia Brewing Company opened in Steveston in 2016 and expanded to Ladner in 2021

Britannia Brewing Company is expanding to Lake Country in 2023. (@britanniabrewingco/Instagram)
(Black Press media file photo)

Roadblocks to solving B.C.’s doctor shortfall

Raising salaries not only solution

(Black Press media file photo)
Gracie Graham (right) has two points in three games as Canada is undefeated at the U18 women’s world championships in Sweden. (@HockeyCanada/Twitter)

Kelowna hockey player helps Canada reach U18 women’s world championship semis

Gracie Graham has two points in three games at the tournament through three games

Gracie Graham (right) has two points in three games as Canada is undefeated at the U18 women’s world championships in Sweden. (@HockeyCanada/Twitter)
(Jamie Davis/Twitter)

Highway Thru Hell star Jamie Davis in crash on B.C.’s Okanagan Hwy

No one was injured in the multi-vehicle crash on Highway 5

(Jamie Davis/Twitter)
BC Cancer Kelowna has technology that’s the first of its kind in Canada, an adaptive radiation machine that makes the planning process faster. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

First in Canada cancer radiation machine in Kelowna

The machine uses artificial intelligence and makes the planning process exponentially faster

BC Cancer Kelowna has technology that’s the first of its kind in Canada, an adaptive radiation machine that makes the planning process faster. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Kelowna Fire Department on the ice at Kelowna Golf and Country Club for cold water training on Jan. 5, 2023. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Black Press reporter takes the plunge with firefighters for cold water training

Kelowna Fire Department renews skills with annual training

Kelowna Fire Department on the ice at Kelowna Golf and Country Club for cold water training on Jan. 5, 2023. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
First responders look over the scene of a bus crash on Highway 97C Okanagan Connector between Merritt and Kelowna in this Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022 handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Bill Gerber

B.C. Christmas Eve bus crash victim leaves behind young family in India: cousin

Karanjot Singh Sodhi is among four victims of the fatal crash

First responders look over the scene of a bus crash on Highway 97C Okanagan Connector between Merritt and Kelowna in this Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022 handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Bill Gerber
The scene of the Christmas Eve bus crash along the Okanagan Connector, which sent dozens of people to hospital and killed four of them. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook)

Questions of B.C. road conditions surround Christmas Eve bus crash blame

Transport minister says highway was plowed and salted; RCMP say bus faced ‘adverse road conditions’

The scene of the Christmas Eve bus crash along the Okanagan Connector, which sent dozens of people to hospital and killed four of them. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook)
The scene of the Christmas Eve bus crash along the Okanagan Connector, which sent dozens of people to hospital and killed four of them. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook)

Remaining patients from deadly B.C. bus crash expected to live: Interior Health

Four people died in the fatal Christmas Eve crash

The scene of the Christmas Eve bus crash along the Okanagan Connector, which sent dozens of people to hospital and killed four of them. (Skilled Truckers Canada/Facebook)
(KGH Foundation)

Phones wanted for those in hospital after Christmas Eve bus crash on Okanagan Connector

Donations can be dropped off at the Kamloops, Merritt or Kelowna hospital

(KGH Foundation)
The Okanagan Connector is closed due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC)
The Okanagan Connector is closed due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC)
Highway 1 is closed from Revelstoke to Golden due to avalanche hazards. (DriveBC)

Highway 1 closed from Revelstoke and Golden due to avalanche hazard

The highway will be closed until at least 9 p.m.

Highway 1 is closed from Revelstoke to Golden due to avalanche hazards. (DriveBC)
The Coquihalla Highway summit at 9:11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24. The highway is expecting anywhere from 10-30 centimetres of precipitation today. (DriveBC)

Winter storm warning continues for Coquihalla, Highway 3, Okanagan Connector

While this system is expected to stop around midnight, another one could start Christmas morning

The Coquihalla Highway summit at 9:11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24. The highway is expecting anywhere from 10-30 centimetres of precipitation today. (DriveBC)
The Coquihalla Highway at the summit as of 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 23. The highway is now open as of 10 a.m. following car crashes and ice scrapping. (DriveBC)
The Coquihalla Highway at the summit as of 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 23. The highway is now open as of 10 a.m. following car crashes and ice scrapping. (DriveBC)
Kelowna's Isiah McDonald won the Florida Complex League's strength and conditioning coach of the year in his first season with the New York Yankees organization. (Contributed)

Kelowna man earns pinstripes in first year with New York Yankees organization

After winning a championship and award in first year, McDonald moving up to High-A for 2023

Kelowna's Isiah McDonald won the Florida Complex League's strength and conditioning coach of the year in his first season with the New York Yankees organization. (Contributed)
Highway 3 is now open. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Highway 3 open following multiple car crashes

Highway 3 was closed for about an hour

Highway 3 is now open. (DriveBC)
The Coquihalla Highway is open in both directions on Thursday morning, Dec. 22, after being closed for more than 14 hours. (DriveBC)

Coquihalla Highway reopens after 14 hours of weather-induced mayhem

It’s expected to be sunny and cloudy with a high of -21C on the highway, with snow on the way

The Coquihalla Highway is open in both directions on Thursday morning, Dec. 22, after being closed for more than 14 hours. (DriveBC)
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