It was only three months ago that Interior Health’s phone lines were jammed as people tried to book appointments.
North Okanagan Video Journalist
Based in Vernon, Megan covers the North Okanagan and beyond.
A keen follower of current events from an early age, Megan had to buy a parka to get her start in broadcasting.
Her first job was as the court beat reporter for CJCD Mix 100 in Yellowknife, NWT.
She followed that up with stints as a video journalist for Global Okanagan and as a reporter at Radio NL in Kamloops.
Born and raised in Calgary, Megan considers herself lucky to call B.C.’s beautiful Interior home.
In her free time, she enjoys testing out new recipes and exploring B.C.’s backcountry.
A police incident in that saw shots fired at officers may have also resulted in more serious injuries to one of the accused than first thought.
The Vernon/North Okanagan detachment says its members were involved in at least 287 mental health responses in the first four months of the year.
“If it had crossed the highway we would have been chasing it for a long time,” Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Chief Ian Cummings said.
Data from the Life Saving Society shows on average the Okanagan and Shuswap record seven drowning deaths annually.
Police are requesting that the public stay away from Harvey Ave. near the intersection with Gordon Drive.
Band member Setatkwa Christian lit a sacred fire on Saturday morning to act as both a memorial and a gathering place for residential school survivors.
While the opening of the affordable rental complex is welcome news for the city’s mayor, Colin Basran said significantly more affordable rental housing is needed in Kelowna.
While the water utility isn’t sounding alarm bells, it does want to notify customers of a possible dry season so they can prepare.
Police allege the man blew more than twice the legal limit.
Interior Health is among those giving the initiative the thumbs up.
Expect to pay slightly more for a ride to the Kelowna International Airport starting this summer.
“It is very odd and disturbing to hear that somebody is destroying bird boxes and nests,” Conservation Officer Mike Richardson said.
It appears someone tried to scam the family out of the $1,000 reward they are offering for the return of their missing dog, a 10-year-old Samoyed named Nanook.
Rutland and Summerland were both deemed high COVID-19 transmission neighbourhoods and Interior Health broadened vaccine eligibility in both areas.