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Evacuees near West Kelowna wildfire can return home: regional district

By The Canadian Press
August 24, 2016 - 10:52am Updated: August 24, 2016 - 2:59pm

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. — Residents forced out of their homes by a wildfire west of Kelowna, B.C., can now return.

The Central Okanagan Regional District says the evacuation order has been lifted for 105 properties near the Bear Creek wildfire, about 10 kilometres north of West Kelowna.

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Police probe death of man whose body found in donation bin in Surrey, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
August 23, 2016 - 11:16am

SURREY, B.C. — Police in Surrey, B.C., are investigating after a body was found in a clothing donation bin.

RCMP say a passerby called 911 at about 6:45 a.m. Tuesday after seeing the victim caught in the bin in Surrey’s Guildford neighbourhood.

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