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Multicultural champions: Nurse finds home away from home in Penticton

Multicultural champions were selected to be featured in the Penticton Western News

  • Oct 28, 2018

Shuswap student a big hit at UBCM conference

Delegates, ministers at Union of BC Municipalities impressed by Gray Simms’ knowledge and attitude

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Hitched- An Okanagan bridal fair
Find me my furever home: Lilly-pad and Cali
Find me my furever home: Bandit
Find me my furever home: Lily Pad and Cali

Campaign raises funds for Hedley restaurant owners

William Carmichael and Trisha Mills were injured when the Hitching Post Restaurant burned on Oct. 23

Armstrong’s best grilled cheese sandwich is…

Four restaurants compete for Armstrong title ahead of annual cheese festival Nov. 3

World Junior Hockey fever hits Vernon

Vipers spice up floor ball demonstration at OK Landing School

Shuswap refugee family settles into new, more hopeful life

Father of 10th Syrian family to come to Salmon Arm says learning English, work, top priorities

Naramata honours Syilx culture

New community sign recognizes traditional name for area

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Video: Future brightens for Walla Artisan Bakery in Penticton

Protege learning the bread-making craft from master baker Benjamin Manea

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Hero campaign raises $24,000 for Okanagan non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

Shuswap goat delivery way above quota

Hillside Dreams Callekno produced sextuplets, a rare event among goats

Competitors get crafty for Okanagan Mixoff

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery Mixoff is Nov. 8 in Kelowna

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Watch: Kelowna man bowls perfect game

Terry Tremblay threw a perfect game at McCurdy Bowling Center in Kelowna on Oct. 8.

Fundraiser keeps North Okanagan Hot Air Balloon Society in the air

Event kicks off at 5 p.m. in Village Green Hotel parking lot

North Okanagan Grannies à Gogo charity shifts focus

Over the years the Vernon group has wired more than $150,000 to their trusted volunteer administrators of the South African group.

Okanagan students aid battle against yellow flag iris

Okanagan Landing Elementary School students planted over 100 native trees and shrubs along Okanagan Lake’s shoreline.