Joe Fries

The man accused of killing Robert (Keith) Wharton

Accused murderer set to go on trial in February

Man charged in connection with two shooting deaths near Princeton slated for five-week jury trial in Penticton

The man accused of killing Robert (Keith) Wharton
Gavel

Jail time for man caught exposing himself to boys

The former resident of Keremeos with a history of such offences has also been banished from the community for three years

Gavel
Scales of justice

UPDATE: Sex offender turns himself in a day after arrest warrant issued

Police confirm Roy O'Donaghey turned himself in Thursday at RCMP detachment in Chilliwack

Scales of justice
Boonstock festival goers dance at Skaha Beach during Day 2 of the event. Following an overdose death early Saturday

Update: RCMP issue warning after overdose death at Boonstock

Police say a 24-year-old Alberta woman is dead and at least a dozen others required treatment for overdoses

Boonstock festival goers dance at Skaha Beach during Day 2 of the event. Following an overdose death early Saturday
Local teachers during a short strike in 2012.

Update: One-day strike hits Penticton-area schools next week

Parents asked to keep kids at home as teachers ratchet up pressure on B.C. government to agree on a new contract

Local teachers during a short strike in 2012.
Slide from a presentation give last week to the Keremeos village council regarding a proposed dam on the Similkameen River.

Politicians perplexed by lack of details for proposed Princeton dam

FortisBC has two years to investigate project, but some local officials are wondering why more information hasn't come forward yet

Slide from a presentation give last week to the Keremeos village council regarding a proposed dam on the Similkameen River.
An OBWB-funded  study estimated damage from zebra mussels could cost $40 million to repair in the first few years of colonization in the Okanagan. Last week a boat from Texas

Zebra mussels stopped at Osoyoos border crossing

Mayor says another near-miss involving invasive mussels on a boat headed for B.C. underscores the need for new laws

An OBWB-funded  study estimated damage from zebra mussels could cost $40 million to repair in the first few years of colonization in the Okanagan. Last week a boat from Texas
During his keynote address Saturday to the B.C. Fruit Growers' Association in Penticton

Okanagan fruit growers ‘very pleased’ with promised changes to replant program

Agriculture Minister pledges to work towards permanent solution during speech to B.C. Fruit Growers' Association meeting in Penticton

During his keynote address Saturday to the B.C. Fruit Growers' Association in Penticton