Penticton News Staff

Taking the Super Bowl to the streets

Taking the Super Bowl to the streets

For NFL fans, it’s the biggest day of the year

Taking the Super Bowl to the streets
Black Press file photo

Four hands, 20 fingers and one grand piano at Venables Theatre

Pianists Amelie Fortin and Marie-Christine Poirer perfrom Memoires on Feb. 15

Black Press file photo
Shannon Crawford (left) the owner of the Shoppers Drug Mart in Penticton and Andrea Gallamore (right), the head cashier, present the cheque to Catey Brenton, the administrator of the Penticton & District Hospice Society. Submitted Image

Shoppers Drug Mart donates to the Penticton District Hospice Society

Nearly $5000 raised through donations by customers at the Penticton Shoppers Drug Mart

Shannon Crawford (left) the owner of the Shoppers Drug Mart in Penticton and Andrea Gallamore (right), the head cashier, present the cheque to Catey Brenton, the administrator of the Penticton & District Hospice Society. Submitted Image
Penticton Veteran turns 99

Penticton Veteran turns 99

Henry Kriwokon shares some of his memories from his long and eventful life

Penticton Veteran turns 99
Image from Pixabay

Feeling a bit chilly? The Penticton Art Gallery has just the thing (pun intended!)

The Art Gallery is bringing back the Loving Mugs Chili Cook-off for its second year.

Image from Pixabay
Emerson Drive headlining country night at Peachfest 2019

Emerson Drive headlining country night at Peachfest 2019

Penticton’s Peach Festival bringing top country band for summer festival

Emerson Drive headlining country night at Peachfest 2019
RCMP looking for owner of stolen property

RCMP looking for owner of stolen property

Someone out there is missing a set of tires

RCMP looking for owner of stolen property
Penticton RCMP have released another in their series of cold case files, looking for new information on an ongoing investigation. File photo

Cold case files: Penticton man still missing after two years

Penticton RCMP are hoping that re-sharing of this information may lead to new tips from the public

Penticton RCMP have released another in their series of cold case files, looking for new information on an ongoing investigation. File photo
Freezing rain, some snow forecasted for Okanagan-Similkameen-Shuswap

Freezing rain, some snow forecasted for Okanagan-Similkameen-Shuswap

Environment Canada forecasting freezing rain and snow for much of the region

Freezing rain, some snow forecasted for Okanagan-Similkameen-Shuswap
GenNext Kelowna Board members proudly present United Way CSO with their annual contribution to the Youth Initiative Grants. Shown above: Carly Gilmore, Heather McColl, Mercedes Marleau, Nola Lagace, Mitch Larue and Kayla Caruana. Submitted photo

Grants for Okanagan youth initiatives available

Project funding of up to $2,000 available for the South and Central Okanagan

GenNext Kelowna Board members proudly present United Way CSO with their annual contribution to the Youth Initiative Grants. Shown above: Carly Gilmore, Heather McColl, Mercedes Marleau, Nola Lagace, Mitch Larue and Kayla Caruana. Submitted photo
Laura Dean, ALERT treasurer, accepts corporate membership from Ogopogo Tours Darren and Adonica Sweet, their first corporate partner. ALERT is funded by donations and other fundraising activities. Submitted photo

Animal Lifeline Response Team needs volunteers

Help is needed to deal with increasing calls on their services

Laura Dean, ALERT treasurer, accepts corporate membership from Ogopogo Tours Darren and Adonica Sweet, their first corporate partner. ALERT is funded by donations and other fundraising activities. Submitted photo
The Crash Test Dummies will kick off the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 7 in Okanagan Lake Park. Submitted photo

Crash Test Dummies kick off Peach Festival

Juno Award-winning and Grammy nominated band coming to Penticton

The Crash Test Dummies will kick off the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 7 in Okanagan Lake Park. Submitted photo
The RCMP has been ramping up their public interaction, with Coffee with a Cop (Staff-Sgt . Bob Vatamaniuck, Insp. Ted Jager, and Staff-Sgt . Kirsten Marshall) sessions, and now a series of personalized mini-forums. Western News file photo

RCMP offering series of forums in South Okanagan and Similkameen

Mini-forums lead up to public safety forum in March

The RCMP has been ramping up their public interaction, with Coffee with a Cop (Staff-Sgt . Bob Vatamaniuck, Insp. Ted Jager, and Staff-Sgt . Kirsten Marshall) sessions, and now a series of personalized mini-forums. Western News file photo
RCMP have busy start to year

RCMP have busy start to year

Targeted Enforcement Unit make three arrests in first week of 2019

RCMP have busy start to year
A section of mature water birch forest alongside Keremeos Creek has been purchased by the Southern Interior Land Trust. Submitted photo

Conservation group acquires property on Keremeos Creek

New habitat reserve named for dedicated Lake Country volunteer

A section of mature water birch forest alongside Keremeos Creek has been purchased by the Southern Interior Land Trust. Submitted photo
Dana Thomas and Sharon Fekete of Penticton Regional Hospital display a respiratory ventilator similar to a model being purchased through a $15,000 grant from TB Vets. Submitted photo

Breathing a little easier at Penticton Regional Hospital

TB Vets fund new respiratory equipment for PRH

Dana Thomas and Sharon Fekete of Penticton Regional Hospital display a respiratory ventilator similar to a model being purchased through a $15,000 grant from TB Vets. Submitted photo
Dante Fabbro (No. 8) picked up two goals in an earlier game at the Spengler Cup, and added an assist in Sunday’s 4-2 semifinal win over the Nürnburg Ice Tigers in Davos, Switzerland. Keystone photo

Big first period sends Canada to Spengler Cup final

Team Canada heads to finals early Monday morning

Dante Fabbro (No. 8) picked up two goals in an earlier game at the Spengler Cup, and added an assist in Sunday’s 4-2 semifinal win over the Nürnburg Ice Tigers in Davos, Switzerland. Keystone photo
Baldy Mountain Resort now has both the Eagle and Sugarlump chairs open. Snowseekers/Chris Wheeler photo

Eagle chair open at Baldy

Baldy open every day through Jan. 7

Baldy Mountain Resort now has both the Eagle and Sugarlump chairs open. Snowseekers/Chris Wheeler photo
Penticton photographer caught, what she calls, a waning gibbous moon on Christmas night. Meghann Fletcher/Special to the Western News

Christmas night moon caught by South Okanagan photographer

Penticton photographer submitted this great shot

Penticton photographer caught, what she calls, a waning gibbous moon on Christmas night. Meghann Fletcher/Special to the Western News
Concert review: Yuletide Tales

Concert review: Yuletide Tales

Okanagan Symphony rings in Christmas

Concert review: Yuletide Tales