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Evacuation order lingers for Keremeos residents displaced by slide
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Evacuation order lingers for Keremeos residents displaced by slide

Dozens of Keremeos, B.C., residents remain out of their homes waiting for the evacuation order put in place for their RV park to be lifted. Engineers are preparing a report, the Regional District of the Okanagan-Similkameen said in a Thursday press release. On Tuesday, Jan. 17, a technical team requested by the RDOS joined experts from the provincial Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to assess the slide area. The risk assessment for the impacted property is still underway. 1:42 Keremeos RV park sustains damage from rockslide “Everybody’s unit here was shaking,” Eagle RV resident Kyle Heller said in a Wednesday interview. ...
Another bout of harsh winter conditions hits central Alberta
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Another bout of harsh winter conditions hits central Alberta

Another bout of harsh winter conditions has hit central Alberta as temperatures drop and snow continues to fall. The weather took a turn late Friday night with temperatures hovering round -20 degrees. Snow continues to fall Sunday, coating the roads and highways. Story continues below advertisement RCMP issued a warning Sunday morning for the public to be mindful of poor and worsening road conditions, especially along Highway 2 between Edmonton and Calgary. Trending Now Trending Now There are patches of black ice on the highway between Red Deer and Airdrie, and “changing conditions are affecting visibility and surface traction on the road,” RCMP said.Snowplows are working to clear the highway, police said. RCMP recommended only d...