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Flooding water at West Kelowna Tim Hortons closes lane on Highway 97

This story has been updated with more accurate information. Water flooding from…

‘Green’ solution for excessive cannabis packaging a hit with Penticton consumers

Tweed/Terracycle recycling program for cannabis products well-used, well-received by consumers.

Committee discussing need for alternative power production methods in Penticton

Committee expresses disappointment following $75k report on alternative power methods

Purchase of Francophone school brings with it “sense of belonging” say parents

École Entre-lacs now has a permanent home in Penticton thanks to the provincial government

Penticton’s Slackwater Brewing to host Australian bushfire fundraiser

Money raised at Australia day party goes directly to Victoria Bushfire Relief Fund

Successful Canadian Sport School coming to Penticton

A meeting is planned for February about Canadian Sport School - Penticton

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What Were You Wearing? Exhibit
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Breakfast for a cause
Cold snap hits Kelowna's vulnerable

U.S. lawyer charged with allegedly smuggling restricted firearms across Osoyoos border

Shawn Jensen allegedly smuggled AR-15, Ruger .22 over U.S./Canada border, with no licence.

Penticton council supports “dire need” for youth rehab centre

Bridge Recovery Services seek support for youth dealing with lack of treatment facilities.

Council voices approval of brewery patio expansion

City council unanimously voted in support of Cannery Brewing’s 199 person capacity patio.

Almost 20,000 parking tickets issued by Interior Health at hospitals in 2019

In 2018, pay parking in Interior Health hospitals totalled $5.3 million of their $2.2-billion budget

NHL prospects returning to Penticton for Young Stars Classic

After a one-year absence the Vancouver Canucks Young Stars Classic is returning…

Human rights tribunal to hear case regarding alleged violation at Okanagan school

An Okanagan mother alleges a school did not make accommodations for her daughter’s seizure disorder.

  • Jan 21, 2020

Proposal for public outdoor rink in downtown Penticton gaining traction

Outdoor rink, funded by the Penticton Vees, would always remain free to use for the public.

Deer rescued after falling through ice on Skaha Lake

Deer likely chased onto the lake by a coyote; tail missing, injuries not critical.

Highschool student organizing fundraiser to support local child’s battle against cancer

Sonja Leboe of Princess Margaret is selling donuts at Walmart on Jan. 24 for Wills Hodgkinson

  • Jan 20, 2020

Ministry investigating need for highway barriers between Summerland and Peachland

Petition to install barriers garners nearly 15,000 signatures in just days

Osoyoos RCMP officer charged with indecent act to have hearing held in-camera

Const. Ryan Fulcher of the Osoyoos RCMP is being investigated internally for an alleged indecent act

Update: Individual successfully rescued from hills above Penticton

An individual became stranded earlier this morning.

  • Jan 19, 2020

BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada, British Columbia and First Nations

Petition to install safety barriers on Hwy 97 garners over 500 supporters

Yesterday a fatal collision on Hwy 97 claimed the life of one individual