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Gauthier will Bring Home the Noise for Children’s Showcase

Gauthier will Bring Home the Noise for Children’s Showcase

Zac Gauthier is coming the Cleland Theatre and will Bring Home the Noise on March 8.

Gauthier will Bring Home the Noise for Children’s Showcase
Lessons in kindness and sharing at OSNS centre

Lessons in kindness and sharing at OSNS centre

Penticton children donate birthday money to OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre

Lessons in kindness and sharing at OSNS centre
Maggie AA Okanagan Zone champions

Maggie AA Okanagan Zone champions

The Princess Margaret Mustangs won all three Okanagan Zone championship games - on to the BC’s

Maggie AA Okanagan Zone champions
Assault charges against Gregory Nield, seen in this 2017 photo at the Penticton court house, have been stayed by the Crown. (File photo)

Man accused of attacking Penticton doctor has charges dropped by Crown

Charges against Gregory Nield for alleged attack on a psychiatrist at PRH stayed by Crown

Assault charges against Gregory Nield, seen in this 2017 photo at the Penticton court house, have been stayed by the Crown. (File photo)
Mock evacuation notice exercise planned for RDOS

Mock evacuation notice exercise planned for RDOS

Penticton Search and Rescue is planning an evacuation excerise Feb. 24 within the RDOS

Mock evacuation notice exercise planned for RDOS
Winterfest Dart tourney begins tonight at the Elks Lodge

Winterfest Dart tourney begins tonight at the Elks Lodge

The 21st annual Winterfest Dart Tournament this year is offering plenty of prize money

Winterfest Dart tourney begins tonight at the Elks Lodge
Author Mehrnaz Massoudi will be presenting at the Feb. 25 Penticton Museum and Archives Brown Bag Lecture Series. She will be speaking about her book, Never Without Love. (Submitted photo)

Massoudi’s memoir on the table at Brown Bag Lecture Series

Mehrnaz Massoudi will be the presenter at the Feb. 25 Penticton Museum Brown Bag Lecture Series

Author Mehrnaz Massoudi will be presenting at the Feb. 25 Penticton Museum and Archives Brown Bag Lecture Series. She will be speaking about her book, Never Without Love. (Submitted photo)
Along with playing the game, Darrien McWatters enjoys refereeing minor hockey games, like this one last weekend in Summerland (top photo). McWatters (below) with her gear heading to the changerooms at Memorial Arena. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Summerland transgender female follows her passion for hockey

“As soon as you put the jersey on, nothing underneath it matters.You are just a hockey player.”

Along with playing the game, Darrien McWatters enjoys refereeing minor hockey games, like this one last weekend in Summerland (top photo). McWatters (below) with her gear heading to the changerooms at Memorial Arena. (Mark Brett - Western News)
South Okanagan Men and Women Who Care schedule first meetings of 2020

South Okanagan Men and Women Who Care schedule first meetings of 2020

The 100 Men Who Care Penticton and 100 Women Who Care South Okanagan meetings scheduled

South Okanagan Men and Women Who Care schedule first meetings of 2020
Penticton local historian Randy Manuel with a provincial map that has the original name of a mountain between Summerland and Penticton near where two men perished in 1908. (Mark Brett - Western News)

South Okanagan mountain bore racist name for a half century

Nkawala Mountain was initially named in connection with the deaths of two black men.

Penticton local historian Randy Manuel with a provincial map that has the original name of a mountain between Summerland and Penticton near where two men perished in 1908. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Horseback was the main method of transportation at the time three men (not the ones in this photograph- 1911) ran into stormy weather on Christmas Day in 1908, two of them died. (Photo courtesy of Penticton Museum and Archives)

The tragic tale of two Summerland men who perished on Christmas Day 1908

More than a century later, the events surrounding the men’s deaths are still somewhat of a mystery.

Horseback was the main method of transportation at the time three men (not the ones in this photograph- 1911) ran into stormy weather on Christmas Day in 1908, two of them died. (Photo courtesy of Penticton Museum and Archives)
Hundreds expected for Spirit North Indigenous cross country ski fest

Hundreds expected for Spirit North Indigenous cross country ski fest

The Spirit North Indingeous cross country ski program wraps up March 9

Hundreds expected for Spirit North Indigenous cross country ski fest
Mustangs clinch division title - on to the Valley Championships

Mustangs clinch division title – on to the Valley Championships

The Princess Margaret Mustangs defeated the George Elliot Coyotes to win the division title

Mustangs clinch division title - on to the Valley Championships
RCMP are investigating an incident Wednesday in Summerland where a male cyclist was found deceased on Dale Meadows Road. (file photo)

Cyclist found dead on Summerland road

A 54-year-old cyclist was found deceased on Dale Meadows Road in Summerland Wednesday

RCMP are investigating an incident Wednesday in Summerland where a male cyclist was found deceased on Dale Meadows Road. (file photo)
Director and president Nicole Clark of the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. Election for nine board of directors is March 4 at the Shatford Centre. (file photo)

Chamber board of directors election March 4

The election of board of directors of the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is March 4

Director and president Nicole Clark of the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. Election for nine board of directors is March 4 at the Shatford Centre. (file photo)
South Okanagan venue hosting Winnipeg singer Feb. 21

South Okanagan venue hosting Winnipeg singer Feb. 21

Noah Derksen is coming the Dream Cafe for one show only on Feb. 21 and tickets are still available.

South Okanagan venue hosting Winnipeg singer Feb. 21
Spot and Marble have now found their forever home after a very tough 14 months. (File )

Survivor kittens find their forever home in Okanagan

Kelowna couple opens their home to feral kittens rescued a year ago and in need of medical help.

Spot and Marble have now found their forever home after a very tough 14 months. (File )
Maggie production of Beauty and the Beast begins Thursday

Maggie production of Beauty and the Beast begins Thursday

Princess Margaret Secondary is plutting on their production of Beauty and the Beast starting Feb. 13

Maggie production of Beauty and the Beast begins Thursday
Overseas experience a hit with local swimmers

Overseas experience a hit with local swimmers

Three young Penticton swimmers and their coach recently competed in a world-level meet in Europe

Overseas experience a hit with local swimmers
Season sweep for Maggie Mustangs

Season sweep for Maggie Mustangs

For the first time in recent memory Princess Margaret Mustangs won all of their regular season games

Season sweep for Maggie Mustangs