RESCINDED: Evacuation Order: Marchbank Road, north of Killiney Beach, BC. May 30, 2017

 May 30, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News /  No Comments

An Evacuation Order was rescinded this morning for two properties on Marchbank Road on the western side of Okanagan Lake. Crews in the Central Okanagan continue to monitor lake levels, creek flows and flood mitigation measures as a weather system moves in later today. For more information, visit the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations website, Facebook page or Twitter feed.


RESCINDED: Evacuation Order: Marchbank Road, north of Killiney Beach, BC. May 30, 2017

 May 30, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News /  No Comments

An Evacuation Order was rescinded this morning for two properties on Marchbank Road on the western side of Okanagan Lake. Crews in the Central Okanagan continue to monitor lake levels, creek flows and flood mitigation measures as a weather system moves in later today. For more information, visit the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations website, Facebook page or Twitter feed.


Evacuation Order & Alert: Upper Nicola Indian Band. May 30, 2017

 May 30, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News /  No Comments

Due to the risk of flooding, the Upper Nicola Indian Band has issued an Evacuation Order for 21 homes and 4 RV sites in Quilchena. An Evacuation Alert remains in effect for an additional 45 homes. For more information, visit the Upper Nicola Indian Band website or Facebook page.


A closer look at human milk

 May 30, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

  Posted on: May 30, 2017 Lead artist Maureen Smith created an artistic response to the scientific properties of human milk in the Human Milk Project, part of The Breastfeeding Art Expo. (Above) a painting and installation featured in the “Human Milk Project,” part of The Breastfeeding Art Expo, an exhibition of 15 community art projects and 65 independent artworks by citizens of the Okanagan, Thompson Cariboo and Kootenay regions of BC. (Below) Scanning Electron Micro …


Statement by Premier Christy Clark

 May 29, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  News /  No Comments

Print Office of the Premier British Columbia News Statement by Premier Christy Clark https://news.gov.bc.ca/14892 Statement Victoria Monday, May 29, 2017 2:44 PM Statement Victoria Monday, May 29, 2017 2:44 PM Meet the Team More from the Premier Premier Christy Clark has issued the following statement: “In recent days, we have made every effort to reach a governing agreement, while standing firm on our core beliefs. It’s vitally important that British Columbians see the specific details of …


McAbee Fossil Beds Heritage Site Welcomes Dr. Bruce Archibald to Thompson Region for Community Engagement and Project Updates

 May 27, 2017 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Tourism /  No Comments

The McAbee Fossil Bed site located 15 minutes east of Cache Creek and 40 minutes west of Kamloops along the Trans Canada Highway holds a deep connection for many in the Thompson/Kamloops area. For years, guided fossil tours occurred on the site until it received official heritage designation by the Heritage Branch of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations on July 18, 2012. Since, the site has been labelled globally significant and is the most diverse known fossil site in …



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