Monique Tamminga

Kaeden Lane stops 26 saves to lead the Vees to their 9th straight win against the Wild on Saturday. (Vees)

Unstoppable Penticton Vees win 9th straight

Vees triumph 5-3 over Wenatchee Wild on Saturday at SOEC

Kaeden Lane stops 26 saves to lead the Vees to their 9th straight win against the Wild on Saturday. (Vees)
Karla Cox pulled this engorged tick off her dog while out for a walk in Naramata recently. (Facebook)

Ticks still active in winter in the Okanagan

Naramata resident finds tick on her dog after short walk on the KVR trail

Karla Cox pulled this engorged tick off her dog while out for a walk in Naramata recently. (Facebook)
Keremeos Light Up Parade. (Video by Review reporter Brennan Phillips)

Keremeos Light Up Parade a big hit

Lots of floats including Santa and Mrs. Claus being pulled by a tractor

Keremeos Light Up Parade. (Video by Review reporter Brennan Phillips)
Police services along with bylaw and fire will be looked at during a community safety review. (Western file photo)

Penticton to review community safety

It will cost $75K to hire consultants to look at policing, bylaw and fire services

Police services along with bylaw and fire will be looked at during a community safety review. (Western file photo)
An Osoyoos family got the fright of their life when someone through a piece of concrete through their front window, with glass landing on the mom who fell asleep on the couch. The man seen in the photo is the victim’s partner who came to the rescue with a ladder and plywood to board up the window. (Submitted)

Osoyoos family shaken after chunk of concrete thrown through front window

The family had fallen asleep on the couch when glass and concrete came down on them

An Osoyoos family got the fright of their life when someone through a piece of concrete through their front window, with glass landing on the mom who fell asleep on the couch. The man seen in the photo is the victim’s partner who came to the rescue with a ladder and plywood to board up the window. (Submitted)
A person was killed in this crash at the uncontrolled intersection of Warren Ave. and Channel Parkway on Tuesday, Dec. 1. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Penticton crash on Highway 97 Channel Parkway was fatal

BC Coroners Service confirm one person died in crash at Warren Ave. and Channel Parkway

A person was killed in this crash at the uncontrolled intersection of Warren Ave. and Channel Parkway on Tuesday, Dec. 1. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Highway 3 east of Princeton flooded on Dec. 1. Flooding for the second time this week. Photo Marcie Anne Roberts

Village of Keremeos put on evacuation alert

Two properties on Highway 3 evacuated Wednesday night

Highway 3 east of Princeton flooded on Dec. 1. Flooding for the second time this week. Photo Marcie Anne Roberts
The trailer involved in the collision that closed Highway 97 earlier on Dec. 1 is being cleared from the scene. (Submitted - Casey Harder)

UPDATE: Pick-up truck sideswipes semi-trailer’s cab, results in diesel spill on Highway 97

The driver of the pick up was sent to hospital with serious injuries

The trailer involved in the collision that closed Highway 97 earlier on Dec. 1 is being cleared from the scene. (Submitted - Casey Harder)
Ode to Madame Pelle by Beyer was also stolen. (Contributed)

Osoyoos artist’s life’s work stolen during home break-in

Over 1,000 painted silk ties and 42 original paintings were stolen from her home Nov. 10

Ode to Madame Pelle by Beyer was also stolen. (Contributed)
Brendan Miller’s dashcam caught an SUV driving over the centre lane, overtaking vehicles before losing control and slamming into the rocks on Highway 97 just outside of Peachland on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. (Brendan Miller video)

VIDEO: Man with driving ban faces charges in spectacular Peachland crash

Driver fled on foot after crashing stolen SUV into a rock face on Highway 97

Brendan Miller’s dashcam caught an SUV driving over the centre lane, overtaking vehicles before losing control and slamming into the rocks on Highway 97 just outside of Peachland on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. (Brendan Miller video)
A man's trial was delayed because of the need for a Russian interpreter. (File photo)

Russian interpreter found for Hedley fatal crash trial

The accused is charged with dangerous driving causing death for the 2019 crash

A man's trial was delayed because of the need for a Russian interpreter. (File photo)
The Similkameen River near Highway 3, approximately 15 east of Princeton. Photo Facebook

Regional district issues flood warning for Tulameen River Sunday night

Tulameen Fire Chief orders those in original evacuation zone to “leave now”

The Similkameen River near Highway 3, approximately 15 east of Princeton. Photo Facebook
Children try out the phones at the OSNS 40th Share a Smile Telethon held at Cherry Lane mall in 2019. This year, the telethon on today, Nov. 28, is virtual and can be watched on Shaw. (File photo)

Over $73K raised at OSNS’s Share a Smile Telethon in Penticton

The child development centre held their telethon and auction on Sunday night

Children try out the phones at the OSNS 40th Share a Smile Telethon held at Cherry Lane mall in 2019. This year, the telethon on today, Nov. 28, is virtual and can be watched on Shaw. (File photo)
Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton after the flood of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. A total of 300 homes were damaged and new flood warning have been issued for this area as rivers rise from rain. (Andrea DeMeer file photo)

Princeton on alert as river levels rise and could overflow their banks

Regional district issues flood watch advisory for Tulameen and Similkameen River

Fenchurch Avenue in Princeton after the flood of Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. A total of 300 homes were damaged and new flood warning have been issued for this area as rivers rise from rain. (Andrea DeMeer file photo)
Brendan Miller’s dashcam caught an SUV driving over the centre lane, overtaking vehicles before losing control and slamming into the rocks on Highway 97 just outside of Peachland on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (Brendan Miller video)

Peachland crash that closed Highway 97 caught on video

Driver overtakes vehicles across double solid line before crashing head-on into the rock face

Brendan Miller’s dashcam caught an SUV driving over the centre lane, overtaking vehicles before losing control and slamming into the rocks on Highway 97 just outside of Peachland on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (Brendan Miller video)
The Stocking Stuffers for Seniors tree is back up at the London Drugs in Cherry Lane Mall in Penticton. (Jenn Waid)

London Drugs’ Wish Tree for Seniors is back across the Okanagan

Pick a gift tag from the tree with a local senior’s name on it this holiday season

The Stocking Stuffers for Seniors tree is back up at the London Drugs in Cherry Lane Mall in Penticton. (Jenn Waid)
RCMP investigate a bomb that went off near the bike racks at Carmi Elementary in March. (Facebook)

Accused Penticton bomber makes first appearance in court

Blair Balch is charged with making explosives and mischief

RCMP investigate a bomb that went off near the bike racks at Carmi Elementary in March. (Facebook)
A Vancouver man has been fined $6K and handed a five-year hunting ban after strolling through downtown Princeton killing deer. (File photo)

Vancouver man fined $6K for killing deer with a crossbow in downtown Princeton

The man who was arrested near the Subway is also banned from hunting for five years

A Vancouver man has been fined $6K and handed a five-year hunting ban after strolling through downtown Princeton killing deer. (File photo)
The last time the Santa Parade took place in Penticton was 2019. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

Penticton goes another year without the Santa Parade

Surrounding communities are going ahead with outdoor Christmas parades and events

The last time the Santa Parade took place in Penticton was 2019. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
Staff of Bad Tattoo accept Business Person of the Year award on behalf of Lee Agur who didn’t attend Penticton Chamber’s business excellence awards Friday night. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Penticton Chamber defends decision on Business Person of the Year

Chamber said one mistake shouldn’t negate all contributions by Bad Tattoo’s Lee Agur

Staff of Bad Tattoo accept Business Person of the Year award on behalf of Lee Agur who didn’t attend Penticton Chamber’s business excellence awards Friday night. (Monique Tamminga Western News)