Tara Bowie

Penticton Lakeside Resort used mass timber for its west wing expansion. (File photo)

Penticton building manager says more mass timber options a positive

Penticton and Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen back up to 12 storey mass timber buildings

Penticton Lakeside Resort used mass timber for its west wing expansion. (File photo)
B.C. first province to allow 12-storey mass-timber builds

B.C. first province to allow 12-storey mass-timber builds

Premier Horgan announced in OK Falls that mass-timber will be allowed on buildings up to 12 storeys

B.C. first province to allow 12-storey mass-timber builds
Although fire burning along the mountainsides is a cause for anxiety and fear for residents, some solace should be found in the fact that there isn’t a high fuel-load within the boundaries of Keremeos. (Joe Lebeau/Hashmark Photography)

Risk from wildfire within Keremeos low

A recent wildfire report states there isn’t much high intensity fuel within the village limits

Although fire burning along the mountainsides is a cause for anxiety and fear for residents, some solace should be found in the fact that there isn’t a high fuel-load within the boundaries of Keremeos. (Joe Lebeau/Hashmark Photography)
Keremeos and area Chamber of Commerce holding Business after Business

Keremeos and area Chamber of Commerce holding Business after Business

Business after Business will be held after the general meeting starting Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Keremeos and area Chamber of Commerce holding Business after Business
phone in toilet (pixabay)

Okanagan bar warns of dropped calls in the bathroom

If you’re headed out to enjoy some libations make sure you hold on to your phones tight

phone in toilet (pixabay)
South Okanagan politicians petitioning Air Canada for Penticton Vancouver flight

South Okanagan politicians petitioning Air Canada for Penticton Vancouver flight

Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen directors voted to send letter to Air Canada

South Okanagan politicians petitioning Air Canada for Penticton Vancouver flight
Wife reflects on husband’s death with dignified party: ‘There’s no roadmap’

Wife reflects on husband’s death with dignified party: ‘There’s no roadmap’

“Everything about Dan’s death was a reflection of who he was here.”

Wife reflects on husband’s death with dignified party: ‘There’s no roadmap’
Too early to tell if flood or drought year ahead for Okanagan

Too early to tell if flood or drought year ahead for Okanagan

Not even the Okanagan Basin Water Board staff know if it’ll be a flood or drought year

Too early to tell if flood or drought year ahead for Okanagan
Keremeos man chooses death with dignified party - music, whiskey and cigars included

Keremeos man chooses death with dignified party – music, whiskey and cigars included

Dan Laramie died March 2 with medical assistance after an amazing “farewell to this life” party

Keremeos man chooses death with dignified party - music, whiskey and cigars included
Hydro pole swap to cause power outage in Cawston Saturday

Hydro pole swap to cause power outage in Cawston Saturday

96 Cawston Fortis customers will be without power Saturday while crews replace hydro pole

Hydro pole swap to cause power outage in Cawston Saturday
A hydro pole is leaning at an about 60 degree angle over the pumps at Barry Beecroft Fuels in Cawston on Wednesday evening. (photo submitted)

Update: Road reopened after hydro pole hit in Cawston

The pole is leaning at about a 60 degree angle, Fortis, fire crew, and RCMP on scene.

A hydro pole is leaning at an about 60 degree angle over the pumps at Barry Beecroft Fuels in Cawston on Wednesday evening. (photo submitted)
A non medicinal retail cannabis store is one step closer to opening in Keremeos. (File photo)

Keremeos pot store closer to opening

The province has asked Keremeos council to provide comment on the application

A non medicinal retail cannabis store is one step closer to opening in Keremeos. (File photo)
Single on Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, we got you

Single on Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, we got you

A round up of some of the funny memes out there for singles this Valentine’s Day

Single on Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, we got you
Fun filled Family Day coming up in Keremeos

Fun filled Family Day coming up in Keremeos

The museum and the recreation centre are offering free use of facilities on Family Day

Fun filled Family Day coming up in Keremeos
Tara Bowie                                Barbara Baessler bought seven chairs in the auction Saturday night. The chairs were designed by local artists and will be used at Corcelettes winery on Upper Bench Road.

Winery to display several Cawston Hall painted chairs

Cawston Hall Cabin Fever Ball had another successful year

Tara Bowie                                Barbara Baessler bought seven chairs in the auction Saturday night. The chairs were designed by local artists and will be used at Corcelettes winery on Upper Bench Road.
Fine for man involved in assault at London Drugs

Fine for man involved in assault at London Drugs

Assault occurred at London Drugs in the Cherry Lane Shopping Centre

Fine for man involved in assault at London Drugs
Cawston’s Cabin Fever ball coming up

Cawston’s Cabin Fever ball coming up

The annual winter break out party includes the beloved chair auction

Cawston’s Cabin Fever ball coming up
Keremeos firefighters knock down blaze

Keremeos firefighters knock down blaze

There was a house fire in a home on 4th Street Keremeos Monday

Keremeos firefighters knock down blaze
Peach City Radio will go live on the FM dial on Friday morning. (File photo)

Penticton’s Peach City radio goes live on the FM dial

After nine years of hard work the Peach City Radio station goes live Friday at 7 a.m. on 92.9 FM

Peach City Radio will go live on the FM dial on Friday morning. (File photo)
Keremeos fire department road coverage area triples in size

Keremeos fire department road coverage area triples in size

With the Princeton Highway truck damaged, Keremeos firefighters are filling.

Keremeos fire department road coverage area triples in size