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Icy roads leads to vehicle ending up in Skaha Lake

Third vehicle in one day that ended up sliding off icy roads into the lake

Interior Health hospitals to serve more made in B.C. food

New initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture to serve more B.C. produced food in hospitals

Canadian travel blog highlights best outdoor activities around Penticton

Hike Bike Travel created a list of different ways to explore the area this spring

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South Okanagan landfill hours expanding

Landfill hours in Keremeos, Penticton, Okanagan Falls, Oliver extending hours for spring/summer

  • Mar 7, 2019

Feminine products free of charge in Okanagan Skaha school district

Number of B.C. school districts are announcing the end of coin-operated feminine product dispensers

Two vehicles slide into Okanagan Lake on Highway 97

Truck slides off Highway 97, just north of Penticton, into the lake

Penticton man has wallet with father’s ashes inside go missing

The wallet went missing the evening of March 2 at a Penticton pub

Okanagan Valley referenced as “exciting place to travel to drink wine”

The list, compiled by Matador Network, features seven wine regions to visit in 2019

Kelowna’s Sikhs countering racist acts of vandalism

A Sikh ‘Community Open House’ will be held Thursday

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

Keremeos’ community services to offer men’s counselling

Men’s counselling to be offered through Lower Similkameen Community Services Society

  • Mar 5, 2019

Jaws loosened on dog control in Cawston and rural Keremeos area

Animal control will only be complaint driven going forward in Areas B and G.

  • Mar 4, 2019

UBCO students create co-housing project in Kelowna

They say it’s the evolution of sustainable housing in the Okanagan

  • Mar 2, 2019

Penticton Vees pay a special visit to one of their fans

Vees super fan Evan Samoyloff will be leaving to receive treatment in Vancouver

  • Mar 1, 2019

Video: Penticton takes on Pink Shirt Day

Schools were abuzz with activity on Feb. 27 in Penticton for anti-bullying awareness

  • Mar 1, 2019

Celebrating Spirit North’s second season at Okanagan nordic centre

The Indigenous cross country ski program is having its year-end festival March 11 at Nickel Plate

Penticton considering 10 pot shop applications

Residents can add comments to the applications, review proposed sites

Penticton considering 10 pot shop applications

Residents can add comments to the applications, review proposed sites

South Okanagan company established trans advisor role for inclusivity

Claire Millar acts as a second lens to ensure language and communication is inclusive to LGBTQ+

Crews respond to small fire in Oliver home

The single occupant is O.K., cause of fire is still unknown