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Four people rescued after floating past Penticton’s Skaha Bridge

Elevated water levels prompts safety message from local fire department

RCMP brass addresses concerns over recent actions of police in the Southeast District

Southeast District Commander wants to increase Police and Crisis Team program

Heavy rain in Okanagan results in slowest start to fire season in four years

119 hectares of land burned so far this year, compared to 991 ha in 2019, and 3,835 ha in 2018

Penticton Speedway prepares for first race of the year

Limited capacity and social distancing protocols in place after track closed for months

Locals vocal about proposed 300-plus home development in Naramata Bench

The developers, Canadian Horizons, will likely apply for land zoning in August or September

Despite challenges, Syilx Nation language students celebrate graduation

Students learning Nsyilxcn, a critically endangered Indigenous language, are celebrating graduation

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Okanagan Beach Club gets a facelift
UBCO student sues Kelowna RCMP officer for alleged assault during wellness check
Penticton resident looking for kidney donor
Okanagan company offers free community cleanups

Keremeos Community Church to reopen soup kitchen

The soup kitchen has been closed for months due to COVID-19

In photos: Penticton graduates celebrate milestone at drive-in ceremony

A gallery of images from a drive-in grad ceremony at Princess Margaret Secondary School, June 26

More rain, more wind for Okanagan-Shuswap

Environment Canada calling for rain and wind Sunday, but a nice looking week lies ahead

Keremeos MLA disheartened by xenophobia towards Quebecois seasonal workers

MLA and mayor both say they’ve received many complaints regarding seasonal workers

Keremeos Legion to host Canada Day barbecue

Guests can expect to enjoy a seated patio, live music, hot dogs and hamburgers

Village of Keremeos prepares to welcome in-province travellers

B.C. has loosened travel guidelines for residents within the province

International bar coding company, born in Penticton, expanding locally

IBC largely responsible for the successful distribution and tracking of consumer products in Canada

COVID-19: Okanagan medical labs to reopen by appointment

Valley Medical Laboratories has 14 Okanagan locations and will open July 2 with COVID-19 changes

Grass fire near Oliver, caused by lightning, doused by firefighters

The fire grew to a size of about one acre before crews were about to put it out

Poll: Do you support a universal basic income?

Recent survey shows about 60 per cent of Canadians support a universal benefit

Guns, ammunition stolen from Canadian Tire in Oliver

RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect caught on video surveillance

Penticton RCMP investigating hit-and-run involving multiple vehicles

Witnesses reported a black Volkswagen Jetta colliding with multiple vehicles near Eastside Rd

South Okanagan RCMP wearing disguises to catch distracted drivers

Distracted drivers can expect to be detected long before they ever see a police car

Keremeos valedictorians look towards future in uncertain times

“It really does go by super fast, so make the most of it,” say valedictorians