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Sofia Terbasket-Funmaker with a woman she bonded with in Zambia during a three-month placement in the South African country. (Submitted)

Cawston youth broadens her horizons on Zambia trip

Woman travelled with a group of young Indigenous leaders from across the country

Sofia Terbasket-Funmaker with a woman she bonded with in Zambia during a three-month placement in the South African country. (Submitted)
Guitarist Frank de Tremaudan played during the inaugural Black Cat Cafe in Cawston last Saturday. (Tara Bowie – Keremeos Review)

Black Cat cafe planning to add all-ages session

Entertainment night debuting new format in May

Guitarist Frank de Tremaudan played during the inaugural Black Cat Cafe in Cawston last Saturday. (Tara Bowie – Keremeos Review)

Letter: National park offers ‘boots on the ground’

Why we must say ‘Yes’ to the national park

Editorial: Council shows forward thinking on cannabis

Kudos to council and the village’s staff on their foresight to put…

Submitted Nineteen brave people took part in the hot pepper eating contest during the Similkameen Sizzle.

EDITORIAL: Volunteers keep Keremeos community going

A community cannot function without volunteers

Submitted Nineteen brave people took part in the hot pepper eating contest during the Similkameen Sizzle.
Jordy Bosscha is set to retire from the Village of Keremeos after 27 years on the job. He will continue to serve as the community’s fire chief. (File photo)

Keremeos foreman ready to retire after 27 years

Jordy Bosscha public works and parks foreman for the village is ready to put his feet up

Jordy Bosscha is set to retire from the Village of Keremeos after 27 years on the job. He will continue to serve as the community’s fire chief. (File photo)
Keremeos Citizens on Patrol meeting April 16

Keremeos Citizens on Patrol meeting April 16

RCMP and volunteers in the community are working to restart Citizens on Patrol

Keremeos Citizens on Patrol meeting April 16
A cup full of mosquito larva collected from standing water near Oliver. (Tara Bowie — Black Press)

South Okanagan – Similkameen swatting hard against mosquitos

Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen is already doing mosquito control.

A cup full of mosquito larva collected from standing water near Oliver. (Tara Bowie — Black Press)
Foodie Friday: Egg-ceptional chocolate from Penticton chocolatier

Foodie Friday: Egg-ceptional chocolate from Penticton chocolatier

Penticton’s Accent Chocolate owners talk chocolate

Foodie Friday: Egg-ceptional chocolate from Penticton chocolatier
The average homeowner will see about a $20 increase in their taxes over last year. (File photo)

Keremeos to see 2.3 per cent tax increase

The increase means about $20 per year increase for the average homeowner

The average homeowner will see about a $20 increase in their taxes over last year. (File photo)
Many visitors to Penticton take a float down the Okanagan River Channel, but the area has more to offer, much of what will be on display at TRUE Penticton on April 27. (Western News file photo)

Travel Penticton gears up for annual trade show

TRUE Penticton takes place April 27 at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre

Many visitors to Penticton take a float down the Okanagan River Channel, but the area has more to offer, much of what will be on display at TRUE Penticton on April 27. (Western News file photo)
Structure fire at mobile home park. (Tara Bowie - Penticton Western News)

Mobile home structure fire destroys home outside of Keremeos

The fire, which reportedly began around 3:15 a.m. April 10, destroyed the structure.

Structure fire at mobile home park. (Tara Bowie - Penticton Western News)
Structure fire at mobile home park. (Tara Bowie - Penticton Western News)

Fire destroys house at mobile home park outside of Keremeos

The fire, which reportedly began around 3:15 a.m. April 10, destroyed the structure.

Structure fire at mobile home park. (Tara Bowie - Penticton Western News)
Keremeos’ iconic Red Bridge takes a beating

Keremeos’ iconic Red Bridge takes a beating

The bridge was damaged sometime over the weekend.

Keremeos’ iconic Red Bridge takes a beating
The Organic Humans will be holding an 80s dance on April 13 at the Cawston Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $15.

Organic Humans to rock 80s dance

Cawston Hall will be the place to be for all things 80s on April 13.

The Organic Humans will be holding an 80s dance on April 13 at the Cawston Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $15.
The Keremeos branch of the Royal Canadian Legion donated more than $30,000 to the community over the past year including this donation of $2,500 to the Similkameen Elementary Secondary School students going to Europe. (File photo)                                The Keremeos branch of the Royal Canadian Legion donated $2,500 to the Similkameen Elementary Secondary School students going to Europe this month to visit Vimy and Juno battle sites. Legion representatives are, left to right, past-president Beverly Remizove, charities chairperson Gabrielle Friesen and vice-president Gail Strandberg. (Submitted photo)

Keremeos Legion gives big to help community initiatives

The legion raises funds throughout the year to help other organizations and students

The Keremeos branch of the Royal Canadian Legion donated more than $30,000 to the community over the past year including this donation of $2,500 to the Similkameen Elementary Secondary School students going to Europe. (File photo)                                The Keremeos branch of the Royal Canadian Legion donated $2,500 to the Similkameen Elementary Secondary School students going to Europe this month to visit Vimy and Juno battle sites. Legion representatives are, left to right, past-president Beverly Remizove, charities chairperson Gabrielle Friesen and vice-president Gail Strandberg. (Submitted photo)
The RUBBERBANDancegroup is coming to perform at Venables Theatre in the South Okanagan. (Submitted)

Montreal dance troupe to perform in Oliver

Group brings together their unique stylings of breakdance, classical ballet and dance theatre

The RUBBERBANDancegroup is coming to perform at Venables Theatre in the South Okanagan. (Submitted)
Penticton to Kelowna by bus for just $5

Penticton to Kelowna by bus for just $5

In a close vote, Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen voted on lower fee for new bus service

Penticton to Kelowna by bus for just $5
Rob n’ Walker released their first music video on Youtube recently. (Submitted)

Popular Keremeos band releases first music video

Rob n’ Walker releases video for new song Until You

Rob n’ Walker released their first music video on Youtube recently. (Submitted)
Penticton group want to start own logging company to preserve Carmi area

Penticton group want to start own logging company to preserve Carmi area

Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen will provide a support letter for a Carmi community forest

Penticton group want to start own logging company to preserve Carmi area