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White Spirit Lodge at B.C. ski resort was built to reflect nature

This will change your mind about log cabins. The luxurious White Spirit Lodge was designed around old growth cedar logs and is perched on top of the Okanagan’s Big White Ski Resort. 269 more words

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On Watch

A female Red-winged Blackbirds on one of her favourite perches.

Birds

Kelowna-area firefighters get upper hand, but hot weather could be returning

Crews battling a wildfire that’s led to the evacuation of 156 homes near Kelowna said Monday they’d halted the blaze.

But while cooler temperatures and a concerted attack helped stall the fire burning in the Bear Creek area of West Kelowna, there’s concern about an expected return to hotter weather on Tuesday, said B.C. 400 more words

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Anna's at Dusk

An Anna’s Hummingbird comes into the flowers at late dusk, perhaps for that final sip before she roosts for the night.

Girl, 4, dies in 'freak tragedy' while skateboarding in Parksville, B.C.

The young girl vacationing at an RV park with her family was playing on a skateboard when she lost control and was hit by a car. 14 more words

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Evan Dunfee of Richmond, B.C., gets bronze in 50km racewalk

Race walker Evan Dunfee collected Canada’s 12th bronze medal at the Rio Olympics and 19th overall following a protest in the men’s 50-kilometre race Friday morning. 27 more words

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Canvasback

A Canvasback duck swimming in the green water of a local pond.

These guys always amaze me by the size of their bills!