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A mule deer buck sits sedated in a Kelowna yard after tangling with a volleyball net

Rutting deer raise ruckus in B.C.

Buck tangles wih volleyball net in Kelowna, another deer attacks jogger and dog in Victoria

A mule deer buck sits sedated in a Kelowna yard after tangling with a volleyball net
Female grizzly bear caught in a wolf trap near Invermere was freed and released.

Grizzly bear caught in wolf trap, released ‘without incident’

Conservation officers get thousands of bear conflict calls, investigate mother bear and cubs shot and dumped

Female grizzly bear caught in a wolf trap near Invermere was freed and released.
A drone harasses adult eagles guarding their chicks in Nanaimo in 2015

UPDATE: Drone pilot fined $230 for buzzing eagle nest

Witness reported drone harassment, 'adult and baby eagles extremely agitated,' culprit caught and convicted

A drone harasses adult eagles guarding their chicks in Nanaimo in 2015
The parking meters along Harrison's waterfront might be gone

Revenue from Pay Parking totals $156,703.65

Parking meters along Harrison bring in Revenue for the community while sparking debate on their usage.

The parking meters along Harrison's waterfront might be gone
UBC students gain new source for naloxone kits

UBC students gain new source for naloxone kits

UBC hospital latest to obtain potentially life-saving take-home drug kits

UBC students gain new source for naloxone kits
Mayor Van Laerhoven receives a poppy from Agassiz Legion Br. President Ray Hibbert of Agassiz

This year’s Poppy Campaign kicks off in Agassiz

Agassiz Legion Br. 32 presented the First Poppy to community leaders Tuesday in the local area.

Mayor Van Laerhoven receives a poppy from Agassiz Legion Br. President Ray Hibbert of Agassiz
The 9th Annual Agassiz-Harrison Social Justice Film Festival is scheduled for its screening dates of Friday Nov. 5 and Saturday Nov. 5.

The 9th Annual Agassiz-Harrison Social Justice Film Festival set to arrive

Film festival on 'The Refugee Experience' promises to strike the controversial topic of modern day immigration from conflict zones.

The 9th Annual Agassiz-Harrison Social Justice Film Festival is scheduled for its screening dates of Friday Nov. 5 and Saturday Nov. 5.
Halloween at Kilby promises to deliver spooky thrills at their stunning location on Sunday Oct. 30.

Halloween at Kilby promises to deliver the goods

As Halloween approaches, Kilby prepares for the weekend's festivities

  • Oct 26, 2016
Halloween at Kilby promises to deliver spooky thrills at their stunning location on Sunday Oct. 30.
Master Carver Sanford Williams and intermediate apprentice Daryl Francis

The power of apprenticeship and coastal legends

An intermediate wood carver test learns new skills from a legendary master carver

Master Carver Sanford Williams and intermediate apprentice Daryl Francis
Flu vaccination rates dipped last year in B.C. after problems with the vaccine composition poorly matching the prevalent influenza virus.

Deadlier flu season may be brewing for B.C.

Vaccine mismatch unlikely to impede protection this year, but most dangerous H3N2 strain expected to be dominant

Flu vaccination rates dipped last year in B.C. after problems with the vaccine composition poorly matching the prevalent influenza virus.
Signs are being put up to mark rest stops that will have free wireless service for highway travellers.

Free wifi coming to highway rest stops

Free wireless stops are to encourage people not to text and drive, as well as offering weather and road reports to tourists

  • Oct 25, 2016
Signs are being put up to mark rest stops that will have free wireless service for highway travellers.
Accident Sunday at Striker's Corner. Two passengers were involved in an incident going South on Hot Springs Road.

Accident on Striker’s Corner

A single vehicle collision resulted in the injury of a driver and a passenger, Sunday evening

Accident Sunday at Striker's Corner. Two passengers were involved in an incident going South on Hot Springs Road.
The organization Mercy for Animals released video footage on Monday of turkeys being slaughtered at Lilydale in Abbotsford.

Turkeys abused at Abbotsford company, animal rights group claims

Mercy for Animals releases video footage accusing Lilydale Food Products and its parent company of extreme animal abuse.

The organization Mercy for Animals released video footage on Monday of turkeys being slaughtered at Lilydale in Abbotsford.
Former Saskatchewan judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond is leaving her post as B.C.'s first Representative for Children and Youth

UPDATE: B.C. child advocate ends term early

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond says children's minister Stephanie Cadieux has refused to meet with her, but work continues

Former Saskatchewan judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond is leaving her post as B.C.'s first Representative for Children and Youth
Hundreds of dog owners are facing $200 tickets after failing to renew their dog licences for 2016.

Hundreds of dog owners facing fines

Almost 200 dog owners are facing fines after failing to renew dog licenses for 2016

  • Oct 24, 2016
Hundreds of dog owners are facing $200 tickets after failing to renew their dog licences for 2016.
Don Putt of Chilliwack faces one charge of telecommunicating to lure a child under 14 and one charge of sexual interference from 1985

Chilliwack child luring suspect granted bail

Don Putt, 67, ordered released on $35,000 bail after sting by vigilante group the Creep Catchers

Don Putt of Chilliwack faces one charge of telecommunicating to lure a child under 14 and one charge of sexual interference from 1985
Moose populations have been declining in parts of the B.C. Interior

Moose hunting restricted further in B.C.

Limited entry hunting permits for cow and calf moose have been cut from 1,800 to 200, more restrictions on logging considered

Moose populations have been declining in parts of the B.C. Interior
Don Putt of Chilliwack faces one charge of telecommunicating to lure a child under 14 and one charge of sexual interference from 1985

Chilliwack man faces child luring charges after vigilante group sting

Fraser Valley Creep Catchers went online pretending to be a 12-year-old boy and 67-year-old man bites

Don Putt of Chilliwack faces one charge of telecommunicating to lure a child under 14 and one charge of sexual interference from 1985
Greater naloxone availability has been part of B.C.'s strategy to counter a growing crisis of opioid drug deaths.

Drug overdose deaths this year now more than all of 2015

555 lives lost in B.C. in first nine months, fentanyl detected in 61 per cent of cases

Greater naloxone availability has been part of B.C.'s strategy to counter a growing crisis of opioid drug deaths.
The Fraser Valley poultry industry has dealt with several outbreaks of Avian Flu over the past 12 years

UFV panel on lessons learned from avian influenza

Event at Chilliwack campus includes panel of experts talking about the several outbreaks in the Fraser Valley over the last 12 years

  • Oct 20, 2016
The Fraser Valley poultry industry has dealt with several outbreaks of Avian Flu over the past 12 years
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