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Highway 3A partially reopens after mudslide

For the first time since a mudslide closed the highway to traffic on Friday, drivers were be able to get through on Highway 3A between Keremeos and Kaleden on Tuesday afternoon. 165 more words


Work stops, Hwy 3A in B.C. still closed because of mudslide

Crews working on the landslide that closed Highway 3A had to shut down on Monday afternoon because of the risk of further slides.

The highway at Yellow Lake, between Keremeos and the Highway 97 junction near Kaleden, has been blocked since Friday. 98 more words


Okanagan mudslide misses home, wipes out shed

A mudslide near Twin Lakes on Friday night wiped out a shed and narrowly missed a home.

Brandon Burchett said his family has a house under construction with a berm behind it on a property near Twin Lakes. 191 more words


Landslide caused closure of Highway 3A east of Keremeos will be lengthy

UPDATE: There is no estimated time for opening Highway 3A.

The next update from DriveBC is expected at 4:00 p.m. Sunday.

An Emergency Operations Centre information release from the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen states the highway will be closed “for the near future”. 119 more words


Village of Keremeos wants to ban camping at unsanctioned site

The Village of Keremeos is attempting to acquire a 13 hectare piece of Similkameen riverbed southeast of Keremeos to ban camping at the popular unsanctioned campground. 418 more words


Okanagan RCMP’s creativity reaping rewards in catching distracted drivers

Police are going incognito while trying to catch distracted drivers, and it’s working.

If you find yourself next to a shuttle bus, it might not just be another wine tour — there could be officers looking for distracted drivers and those who live for the thrill of not wearing a seatbelt. 217 more words


Several police agencies and chopper involved in arrest of woman allegedly with handgun in the Okanagan

A 31-year-old woman, allegedly armed with a handgun and ammunition, has been arrested after evading police in several Okanagan communities.

On Tuesday, a Penticton police officer observed a silver Ford Explorer driving dangerously in the north end of town. 233 more words