District of Highlands

Highlands residents protest outside the O.K. Industries’ work site along Millstream Road on Thursday, Feb. 4. The protesters would like to see a reform of the B.C. Mines Act. (Dawn Gibson/News Staff)

Protests hold firm against work on Highlands quarry site

B.C. Supreme Court ruled in January that O.K. Industries site work can continue


Following a cease work order from the District of Highlands in October, the BC Supreme Court ruled Jan. 20. that bylaws won’t apply to O.K. Industries’ work until its quarrying activity is complete. (Courtesy of District of Highlands)

BC Supreme Court rules Highlands quarry work can continue

District bylaws won’t apply until quarrying activities are complete


A brown llama named Sparkle is missing in the Highlands and was last seen heading towards Munn Road. (ROAM – Reuniting Owners with Animals Missing/Facebook)

The Sparkle is gone in Highlands

Missing llama broke through a fence Sunday afternoon and hasn’t been seen since