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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. ...
Emergency departments in Oliver, Keremeos to undergo temporary weekend closures – Okanagan
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Emergency departments in Oliver, Keremeos to undergo temporary weekend closures – Okanagan

Emergency departments at two hospitals in B.C.’s Southern Interior will undergo temporary closures this weekend. Interior Health announced the closures on Friday, citing staff issues for emergency departments at South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver and South Similkameen Health Centre in Keremeos. Read more: B.C. government working on long-term plan for virtual health care Read More B.C. government working on long-term plan for virtual health care For South Okanagan General Hospital, Interior Health says emergency services will be unavailable from Saturday evening, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m., to Sunday morning, Dec. 25, at 8 a.m.The emergency department in Oliver is n...