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Retired Okanagan teacher travelling the world judging pigeons

Retired Okanagan teacher travelling the world judging pigeons

Brian Krog is an expert who's been selected to judge pigeon acrobatics for the World Cup Roller Fly 2024.
'Mad cow disease for deer': First cases of fatal brain disease found in B.C.

'Mad cow disease for deer': First cases of fatal brain disease found in B.C.

Tests on two deer near Cranbrook, B.C., came back positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) — a fatal degenerative brain disease that affects animals in the deer family.
Microchipping furry friends a frontline defence in dognapping

Microchipping furry friends a frontline defence in dognapping

Identification is the number one safety precaution when it comes to pet abduction, says CEO of the Regional Animal Protection Society.
Southern resident orca calf presumed dead

Southern resident orca calf presumed dead

J60, a young male born in late December, was not seen during an an encounter with all members of J Pod near the San Juan Islands
Pemberton puppies saved from dangerous rising floodwaters

Pemberton puppies saved from dangerous rising floodwaters

PAWS seeking animal fosters in the area to open their homes for the rescued puppies.
'Looks so realistic': Meet the artist who creates life-sized whales made of snow

'Looks so realistic': Meet the artist who creates life-sized whales made of snow

He spent seven hours perfecting the whale to make it look as lifelike as possible.
Squamish birders help with world's longest-running citizen science project

Squamish birders help with world's longest-running citizen science project

Squamish is well known for its annual Eagle Count. Less known is our contribution to another winter bird count and the longest-running citizen science project in the world: the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC).
Watch: Northern resident orcas return to rub their bellies on Sechelt beaches

Watch: Northern resident orcas return to rub their bellies on Sechelt beaches

A calf was among the A42 pod that made their annual visit to Sechelt 
This B.C. bat species can sing

This B.C. bat species can sing

The silver-haired bat is only the second in North America discovered to produce song, a study has found.
Furry friends and forgotten finds: Pets & Pickers continues to steal hearts in Season 3

Furry friends and forgotten finds: Pets & Pickers continues to steal hearts in Season 3

"It's a cross between two TV genres."