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Penticton residents can expect utility rates to rise in 2021

Late utility bills will also incur a two per cent penalty

Prehistoric fish found near Sooke named after amateur collector

The fish lived about 25 million years ago, scientists say

Traffic backed up after collision on Highway 97

A motorcycle was involved in the collision

Firefighters respond to burning boat on Skaha Lake

The fire was extinguished shortly before 11 a.m.

City of Penticton to gather feedback on options for Skaha Lake Park

The city presented three options currently under consideration to council on Sept. 15

Former Summerland CAO to join City of Penticton leadership

Anthony Haddad will be stepping into his new role as Pentiton’s general manager of community services

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The Kelowna Capital News team plants a tree for Earth Day
Cougar caught on camera in Lake Country
Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail

B.C. First Nations call on privacy commissioner to release community COVID-19 data

An application has been made to the office of the information and privacy commissioner

Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson named new leader of Christian Heritage Party of BC

Television and online personality acclaimed as new leader at party AGM in Abbotsford on Monday

Rally opposing Naramata Bench housing project prompts reaction from developer

Today, local farmers, residents will be driving their tractors down Main Street in opposition

Eight new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health over weekend

Interior Health reports new cases since Friday, Sept. 11

COVID-19 outbreak at Okanagan Correctional Centre declared over

Seven staff tested positive for COVID-19 at the facility

Police on alert for distracted Okanagan drivers

Month-long campaign focuses on drivers not paying attention behind the wheel

Update: Campbell Mountain Landfill operating normally again following overnight fire

Fire became large before it was discovered, due to the inability to see it through wildfire smoke

Air quality bulletin still in place for Okanagan

Smoke from U.S. wildfires has made its way north

Change of Pace announces Canadian star ahead of filming in Penticton

Eric McCormack joins the cast and director Stephen Campanelli.

Hope in the Darkness walks through Okanagan Sept. 27 for mental health

The youth mental health walk arrives in Osoyoos on Sept. 27

Christie Mountain wildfire deemed under control

The wildfire is no longer considered a fire of note

‘It makes me so proud’ says Indigenous artist following completion of Keremeos mural

“Our people have a whole wall now about who we are,” says Keremeos mural artist Madeline Terbasket

Convicted Okanagan sex offender facing more child porn charges

After serving time in 2014, Mark Henry Snowden is facing more child porn related charges

Texas truck vandalized in Victoria causing thousands of dollars in damages

The owner of the truck was visiting his son, who just had a baby