Brennan Phillips

(Penticton Indian Band photo)

Penticton Indian Band confirms 9th positive COVID-19 test

Interior Health had issued a notice following an April 22 funeral

(Penticton Indian Band photo)
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]

COVID-19 exposures reported at Keremeos school

Interior Health added the Similkameen Elementary Secondary School to the list of exposures

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 exposure at Penticton Indian Band funeral

Members of the Okanagan and Penticton Indian Bands are being asked to monitor for symptoms

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Foundry Penticton and the Penticton Library are partnering together to keep the youth connected and up-to-date on courses and appointments. (Black Press file)

Foundry Penticton partners with Penticton Library to help youth keep connected

The partnership aims to help youth keep up with online courses and appointments

Foundry Penticton and the Penticton Library are partnering together to keep the youth connected and up-to-date on courses and appointments. (Black Press file)
The weekly COVID-19 case numbers for the South Okanagan were updated on Wednesday, April 28. Penticton saw 30 new cases, while the region including Oliver and Osoyoos saw 6. (BC CDC)

South Okanagan Similkameen weekly COVID-19 cases stay steady

Penticton continued to record the highest number of cases with 30 for the week

The weekly COVID-19 case numbers for the South Okanagan were updated on Wednesday, April 28. Penticton saw 30 new cases, while the region including Oliver and Osoyoos saw 6. (BC CDC)
A wood chipper will be available for Kaleden residents to freely get rid of gathered branches on May 15 (Kevin N. Hume / Black Press Media)

Help Kaleden be FireSmart and get rid of branches with free chipping

The RDOS and Kaleden FireSmart board are hosting the event on May 15

A wood chipper will be available for Kaleden residents to freely get rid of gathered branches on May 15 (Kevin N. Hume / Black Press Media)
The Oliver One Hundred x One Hundred logo, based on the design submitted by Oliver resident Emilie Herbert. (Oliver and District Heritage Society)

Stories sought for Oliver centennial celebration

Venables Theatre is putting on a special One Hundred X One Hundred storytellers series

The Oliver One Hundred x One Hundred logo, based on the design submitted by Oliver resident Emilie Herbert. (Oliver and District Heritage Society)
The Osoyoos Osprey cam is live for 2021 and already the osprey have moved back in. (Osoyoos Osprey Cam)

Osprey cam is back live in Osoyoos

The hawks have already returned to the nest

The Osoyoos Osprey cam is live for 2021 and already the osprey have moved back in. (Osoyoos Osprey Cam)
Dan Hodson/submitted photo Dick Warren brings his 1972 AMC Hornet “Rant-n-Rave” across the border from Tonasket on a regular basis to line up against Osoyoos, BC’s Brad Baxendale in his 1969 Pontiac Beaumont. The two gents offer fierce competition, as well as great looking cars.

Drag races and model aircraft to keep Osoyoos Airport busy

Penticton Model Aviation Club flies at the Osoyoos Airport

Dan Hodson/submitted photo Dick Warren brings his 1972 AMC Hornet “Rant-n-Rave” across the border from Tonasket on a regular basis to line up against Osoyoos, BC’s Brad Baxendale in his 1969 Pontiac Beaumont. The two gents offer fierce competition, as well as great looking cars.
Skaha Marina

By-election will let public decide on 25-year Skaha Marina contract

The question will be on the ballot for the upcoming by-election in June

Skaha Marina
A 3D render of the proposed $3.557 million Legion Beach revamp project. (Town of Osoyoos)

$3.56M Osoyoos beach project clears first hurdle

Upgrades to Legion Beach include accessibility, road re-configured and possible $450K washroom

A 3D render of the proposed $3.557 million Legion Beach revamp project. (Town of Osoyoos)
Trent Tupper of Oliver hits the dirt after Vincent Vega the bull he was riding knocked him off at the Keremeos Elks Rodeo. (Mark Brett - Black Press Media file)

Hall sale not the end for Keremeos Elks

The Elks and their rodeo will be back

Trent Tupper of Oliver hits the dirt after Vincent Vega the bull he was riding knocked him off at the Keremeos Elks Rodeo. (Mark Brett - Black Press Media file)
The Vees were all smiles as they picked up their 10th win of Pod Season on April 21. (Cherie Morgan - Cherie Morgan Photography)

Vees pick up 10th win with eight left in season

The Vees picked up a 4-1 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters on Friday

The Vees were all smiles as they picked up their 10th win of Pod Season on April 21. (Cherie Morgan - Cherie Morgan Photography)
Keith MacIntyre - BC Libertarian
Keith MacIntyre - BC Libertarian

Penticton’s Keith MacIntyre makes B.C. Libertarian leadership bid

MacIntyre finished with 717 votes in the October 2020 provincial election

Keith MacIntyre - BC Libertarian
Keith MacIntyre - BC Libertarian
Interior Health declared an outbreak at the Orchard Haven long-term care facility, attached to the South Similkameen Health Centre in Keremeos. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)

Outbreak declared at Keremeos long-term care facility

Interior Health announced that a resident and staff member have tested positive

Interior Health declared an outbreak at the Orchard Haven long-term care facility, attached to the South Similkameen Health Centre in Keremeos. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
RCMP are issuing a warning after multiple people were scammed by individuals posing as landlords with suites for rent. (Pixabay)

Rental scam hits North Okanagan

RCMP have received multiple complaints in recent days from victims

RCMP are issuing a warning after multiple people were scammed by individuals posing as landlords with suites for rent. (Pixabay)
Penticton City Hall. (File photo)

Project delays and budget overruns due to COVID-19 in Penticton first quarter update

The city also received an influx of additional grant funding for projects

Penticton City Hall. (File photo)
This cougar alert was posted near Chilliwack after a cougar was reported in the area on April 10, 2021. (Black Press - File)

Keep kids and pets inside warns RDOS and PIB after second cougar attack

The PIB administration is working with the Natural Resources Department to contain the animal

This cougar alert was posted near Chilliwack after a cougar was reported in the area on April 10, 2021. (Black Press - File)
Osoyoos Lake. (File)

Osoyoos recognizes community’s many volunteers

There were 17 nominees and winners for 2019 and 2020

Osoyoos Lake. (File)
The weekly COVID-19 case numbers for the South Okanagan were updated on Wednesday, April 20. Penticton saw 28 new cases, while the region including Oliver and Osoyoos saw 21. (BC CDC)

South Okanagan records week of 49 new COVID-19 cases

Penticton was the highest with 28 of the cases

The weekly COVID-19 case numbers for the South Okanagan were updated on Wednesday, April 20. Penticton saw 28 new cases, while the region including Oliver and Osoyoos saw 21. (BC CDC)