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Evacuees near West Kelowna wildfire could return home soon: regional district

By The Canadian Press
August 24, 2016 - 11:33am

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. — Residents forced out of their homes by a wildfire west of Kelowna, B.C., could be back in their homes by nightfall.

Workers find moulted snake skin in drain as reptile eludes capture in Victoria

By The Canadian Press
August 24, 2016 - 9:13am

VICTORIA — Works crews in Victoria have extracted moulted skin from a storm drain where a stubborn corn snake has been hiding for several days.

The snake, estimated at about two metres in length, was discovered last week as workers checked the condition of a pipe near the downtown.