Cartoon characters come alive at Vernon Winter Carnival Parade – Okanagan

Favorite cartoon characters through the decades leapt from the screen onto Vernon’s 27th street for the Vernon Winter Carnival Parade. Local businesses decorated floats, automobiles and themselves as the Flintstones, Jetsons, Care Bears, Scooby Doo and more for the parade that brought hundreds of people to the downtown core of Vernon, BC It’s all in … Read more

What happened when COVID-19 skeptical legal cases made it to court in Ontario?

In October 2021, a handful of protesters loyal to the QAnon conspiracy movement gathered outside a public health building in eastern Ontario. “You are interfering with them being served,” a security guard standing in front of the Peterborough Public Health building was told by one protester in a video posted to Twitter. The group eventually … Read more

Life-saving jet ventilator featured in Caring for Kids Radiothon: ‘He wouldn’t be here today’

Country 105 FM’s Caring for Kids Radiothon is raising money for equipment at Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary. An important part of the event is sharing stories that highlight the need for specific life-saving machines. One of those machines is the jet fan. In basic terms, it provides continuous, tiny puffs of air which keep … Read more

Aspiring actress, 30, diagnosed with brain tumor after homeless man punched her is hit by a car

An aspiring actress has been dubbed the ‘unluckiest woman in the world’ after she was attacked by a homeless man who broke her jaw, diagnosed with a brain tumor and hit by a car on her way to radiation therapy. Alli McLaren, 30, describes the ‘series of unfortunate events’ that left her with a traumatic … Read more

‘Dances With Wolves’ actor Nathan Chasing Horse told wives to shoot at cops, take ‘suicide pills’

Former child actor and alleged cult leader Nathan Chasing Horse reportedly armed his wives with guns and “suicide pills” to use in case police ever attempted to “break their family apart,” according to new records. Chasing Horse, who was arrested on sex abuse charges Tuesday, trained his five wives to use firearms and ordered them … Read more

Superheroes without capes: Alberta Children’s Hospital transport team gets kids the help they need

The Country 105 FM’s Caring for Kids Radiothon is shining a spotlight on life-saving equipment at Alberta Children’s Hospital. One such machine, is the transport ventilator which is used by the pediatric critical care transport team, headed by Dr. Ping Chen. The highly specialized team travels via ground and air ambulance to young patients, often … Read more

Ohio school district cancels ‘vulgar’ musical because it featured Jesus and two gay parents 

An Ohio school district has canceled a school’s planned musicals after officials deemed the production – which features several gay characters and a cameo from Jesus Christ – ‘not family-friendly.’ Officials from the Cardinal Local Schools District aired the decision in a letter to parents Monday, slamming Cardinal High School’s spring production, The 25th Annual … Read more

Jennifer Lopez lists her 9-Bedroom Bel Air Mansion with 100-Seat Amphitheater for $42.5 MILLION

Jennifer Lopez has officially listed her nine-bedroom home in Los Angeles for a whopping $42.5 million seven years after she purchased it for $28 million. The Bel Air home comes equipped with an outdoor amphitheater, a private lake and beach, an indoor movie theater, an infinity-edge pool, a gym, and 13 bathrooms. Lopez, 53, may … Read more

Brief exposure to this auto exhaust can impair brain function: study

Your morning commute could be inhibiting your brain function, a new study suggests. Research published in the journal Environmental Health found a possible link between diesel exhaust inhalation and impaired cognitive function. In the limited, randomized study, researchers analyzed the brains of 25 adults via magnetic resonance imaging. After studying the participants’ “functional connectivity” after … Read more

Boy picks shipping container for hide-and-seek, ends up 2,500 km from home – National

A simple game of hide-and-seek turned into a 2,500-kilometre mishap after a Bangladeshi teen fell asleep inside a shipping container and was sent to Malaysia. The 15-year-old boy, identified only by his first name, Fahim, was playing the game with his friends at Bangladesh’s Chittagong seaport on Jan. 11 when he found what he thought … Read more