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  • Feb 16, 2019

Businesses directly impacted by Hwy. 97 closure

Members of the Penticton Wine Country Chamber of Commerce faced late deliveries. no staff, etc.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Drive BC warning slippery conditions for Okanagan main highways

The region is forecasted to see flurries and snow for the first half of the weekend

Callan Rd. to have intermittent closures on Feb. 16

The closures could delay traffic up to 20 minutes, no exact times for the closures were listed

Osoyoos surveying residents on new recycling pick-up policy

Residents will no longer be able to use the blue bags for recycling as of July 1

  • Feb 16, 2019
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Snow day in Salmon Arm
How to tackle a left-hand turn on a one-way
Sunken sailboat in Okanagan Lake
Blasting at rockslide on Highway 97 near Summerland

Area G director breaks down budget increases

Taxes are going up for Area G (rural Keremeos and Hedley) taxpayers

  • Feb 16, 2019

Oliver firefighters respond to emergency call for their own member

Firefighters found out who the call was for when they arrived on the scene

Family Day long weekend expected to be sunny and cool in South Okanagan

Flurries forecasted for the first half of the weekend, followed by bluebird skies and milder temps

Vaseux Lake count shows sheep population holding steady

Southern Okanagan Sportsmen’s Association 70th annual sheep count shows steady numbers

Winter weather welcomed by Okanagan icewine makers

Late harvests of ice wine grapes happened last week for wineries that left their grapes hanging

Flying out of Penticton? Check your flight status

Penticton Airport encouraging guests to check airline websites for flight status due to winter storm

South Okanagan-Similkameen national park consultations postponed

Meetings with South Okanagan-Similkameen conservation groups cancelled

Penticton RCMP officer elected new BC Association of Chiefs of Police president

Superintendent Ted De Jager says he will support bias-free policing practices

Penticton man has 123 convictions on his record

A career criminal, now with 123 convictions on his record, was in Penticton provincial court

UPDATE: Okanagan man says security camera recorded suspicious footage before deadly fire

Firefighters were called to a residential house fire in Penticton during the early hours of Feb. 10

Video: Drivers warning to avoid new Trout Creek FSR Detour

The alternate detour opened yesterday, featuring narrow and winding roads covered in snow and ice

One dead, two injured following crash on Highway 97

The incident occured on just before 10 a.m. on Feb. 8 outside of Oliver

Mobile bc211 site will officially launch on 211 Day

The mobile site will make it easier to search for community services