Carmen Weld

It’s International Day of the Girl

There are 1.1 billion girls in the world, and every one of them deserves equal opportunities for a better future

B.C. women escape mass shooting

Five women from Revelstoke and Vernon were at the music festival in Las Vegas when a man opened fire

Blast from the past: Southern Interior featured in 1930s film

The Penticton, South Okanagan and Nakusp area featured in this archive film

B.C. loses more than one million hectares to wildfires

There have been 1,249 fires that have burned through roughly 1,173,886 hectares in B.C.

Cross-border wildfire doubles north of the border

The Diamond Creek wildfire has grown to 4,545 hectares on the Canadian side of the border

Cross-border wildfire continues to burn

The Diamond Creek fire is ravaging backcountry on both sides of the border

B.C. men convicted for killing off-season moose

Two Kelowna men were charged, convicted and fined for killing an off-season cow moose

B.C. teacher trapped by Hurricane Harvey

Vernon Christian School teacher Melissa Overend was in Texas when the storm struck

Canada Cake baker loses arm in dough mixer

Famous for her Canada Cake, West Kelowna baker Anja Dumas lost her arm in a workplace accident

UPDATE: Smoke moves in from fires across the border

A Smoky Skies Advisory has been issued for most of Southern B.C.

UPDATE: Coquihalla reopens following truck fire

The Coquihalla is closed southbound after a truck carrying plywood ignited

Photos: Fighting a wildfire from above

Ethan Delichte from Prime Light Media captured stunning photos of aircraft fighting the Joe Rich fire

Inside a wildfire: Kelowna-area fire sits at 380 hectares

Flames began shooting up trees around her, ‘I’ve never been this scared in my life’, said Kelowna hiker

U.S. Powerball jackpot hits $700M

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery game climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history

Strangers rally for B.C. teen’s birthday surprise

A Vernon teen’s 16th birthday dream came true after a parent’s plea on Facebook for guests

Baby dolphin dies after tourists manhandle calf in Spain

“All you want is to photograph and poke, even if the animal suffers from stress.”

Death Star replaces smoke above Penticton parade

A Penticton resident had a little fun with Photoshop after the weekend parade

Williams Lakers finally allowed home after wildfire

Residents return nearly two weeks after blaze prompted evacuation order

Loon Lake waits to go home

Loon Lake residents still wait and wonder when they can go home

More military on the way to help

150 Canadian Armed Forces members headed to B.C.