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Series of thefts from South Okanagan baseball association prompts outcry

“… It is ultimately the players who suffer,” said club president Iain MacIntyre.

‘Love Local’ campaign aims to support Penticton businesses amid challenging times

Initiative aims to raise awareness, encourage residents to buy, eat and choose local first

Stewardship association launches petition opposing campground on Vaseux Lake

Campground will have multiple negative effects, says stewardship association

Okanagan boaters fined, gear seized after angling with illegal bait, prohibited gear

On Sunday COs found many individuals fishing against regulations; gear violations, more

Penticton RCMP investigating stolen package containing rifle

Gun owner expresses frustration at method of delivery by Canada Post

COVID-19: Pentastic Jazz Festival, slated for September, no longer proceeding

“If enthusiasm and optimism dictated, there would be no question of proceeding,” - Michael Campbell

Fentanyl contaminated stimulants a possible factor in April’s overdose spike: Interior Health

‘We have two public health emergencies going on at the same time,’ said Dr. Karin Goodison.

‘Dedicated and devoted’ Penticton firefighter celebrates retirement

Captain Wayne McKenzie served with the Penticton Fire Department for over 27 years

Penticton man wins $377k jackpot in online poker match

Penticton’s Chaudhary Irshad scored the biggest poker win of his life

Search warrant leads to discovery of weapons, drugs, cash in Oliver residence

A 21-year-old Oliver man is facing numerous charges

Keremeos first responders surprise six-year-old with birthday parade

This year Loaaia Starrett’s birthday was nothing short of memorable

Unwelcome visitors on hunt for mushrooms concerning for Lower Similkameen chief

Visitors trespassing, damaging properties, putting community at risk, says Chief Crow

FortisBC program to help students learn about energy from home

Lessons challenge students to consider social, ethical, environmental implications of energy use

City of Penticton council unanimously approves development of two apartment complexes

Development of the two buildings will add 240 units to the Penticton area, some downtown

Former Kaleden resident makes second major donation to regional hospital

Thanks to this donation, the number of hip surgeries at Penticton Regional Hospital could double

Penticton property allowed to keep razor wire fencing, ‘only way’ to protect property says mayor

Protecting property outweighs risk of bad community image, council decides in close 4-3 vote

Wooden ram’s head sculpture stolen in Penticton, RCMP investigating

The sculpture had been on public display in the 600 block of Lakeshore Drive

RCMP seize drugs, firearm from Penticton motel suite

Handgun, several grams of suspected Fentanyl and Methamphetamine seized

Land access amid COVID-19 a topic of concern for Penticton Indian Band members

Pandemic causes increased traffic on band land; monitoring increased, gates considered

Keremeos Royal Purple supports food bank amid pandemic

Submitted, Ginny Bennett Despite uncertain times, local organizations continue to support each…