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Charges considered against man responsible for lengthy stand-off in north Okanagan

A 33-year-old man is facing possible charges after a lengthy stand-off with police in the north Okanagan.

Police were called to the 11800-block of Torrent Drive in Coldstream just before midnight on Sunday for reports of a distraught man, believed to be armed and alone. 197 more words

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Coldstream family speaks out about lack of affordable rental housing

It’s no secret that British Columbia is facing a housing crunch and affordable rentals are hard to find in the Okanagan.

Coldstream resident Alexah Zarr is feeling the impacts first-hand. 349 more words

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Vernon RCMP investigating botched armed robbery

A quick-thinking employee and a panic button managed to thwart an attempted armed robbery in Vernon.

RCMP said the incident happened just before 10 p.m. Friday on the 3100-block of Coldstream Avenue. 155 more words

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Coldstream and the Peel Forest

I had booked an AirBnB since that was the only affordable accommodation somehow close to the Peel Forest where I wanted to go. I was staying with Jero and Vicky in Coldstream, a couple from Urugay. 460 more words

Travel

North Okanagan students offered vaccine to fight meningitis

Students at Kalamalka Secondary School near Vernon will be offered a vaccine Thursday to help prevent the spread of meningitis.

Officials are working to prevent further cases of the illness after a student became sick with bacterial meningitis last week. 194 more words

Health

Hole in the Sky, Not Empty

A couple weeks ago, I told you about a hole that frequently appeared in the clouds above the city of Coldstream. Here’s a picture of it taken five days ago… 136 more words

Nature Photography

Quebec salad company expected to create over 150 jobs in the north Okanagan

A Quebec-based salad company may be about to create over 150 jobs in the north Okanagan now that it’s buying 700 acres of Coldstream Ranch. … 92 more words

Economy