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How To Retire Early In The Sunny Okanagan

With real estate prices soaring in the lower mainland of Vancouver, many Baby Boomers are now considering the opportunity to pocket the extra cash value in their homes, allowing them to move to a dream lifestyle-community, like Kelowna, Penticton or Vernon, years sooner than they had expected. The question is, "How much do I need for this plan to work?"
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Rock Slide In Okanagan

A rock slide two kilometres north of Summerland, in B.C.'s Okanagan, temporarily closed Highway 97 for about an hour over the noon hour Sunday. DriveBC says the highway has since reopened to sin...
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Coyote Shot After 3 Attack Woman

A conservation officer has destroyed a coyote that he believes was one of three that attacked a woman and a dog in B.C.'s Okanagan region this week. The woman, Sarah James, was walking a friend&...
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Radio Comments Delay Sentencing

VERNON, B.C. - A judge in the north Okanagan city of Vernon, B.C., has delayed sentencing in a water-contamination case because of comments made on a radio program.The Regional District of North Okana...
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Oliver Car Bomb A Mystery

KELOWNA, B.C. - Mounties in the Okanagan city of Kelowna, B.C., say they are investigating the second case of an explosive device destroying a vehicle this year.The latest incident occurred early on A...
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The Okanagan's Dirty Water

A provincial judge says a local government in B.C.'s North Okanagan didn't do enough to protect citizens from contaminated water during an E. coli outbreak. The Regional District of the Nor...

Naramata: Best of the Bench

I'm not quite sure what first drew me to Naramata, a small village situated on the east side of B.C.'s Okanagan Lake. It may have been the sparkling view of the lake below and the warm breeze that hits you as you meander your way through the winding roads. It could have been the easy access to some of B.C.'s best wine producers.