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New talent in region excites Okanagan Film Commission

Commissioner Jon Summerland says talent will ‘enrich production business’

Unwelcome visitors on hunt for mushrooms concerning for Lower Similkameen chief

Visitors trespassing, damaging properties, putting community at risk, says Chief Crow

Seeing positively
Okanagan cleaning business helps the fight against COVID-19
Okanagan charities receive PPE
Thunderstorm brings hail to Kelowna

Penticton Dragon Boat Festival hit by ‘senseless’ thefts

Dolly and life-saving device both stolen from boathouse in less than two weeks

COVID-19 precautions and testing in place for Loose Bay campers

Quarantine to be facilitated by Interior Health and BC Housing in the event a camper tests positive

Travel Penticton launches ‘tourism alliance’ to combat COVID-19 economic effects

Pandemic has had significant ‘immediate and long-term effects’ on tourism in the South Okanagan

Planned power outage to affect 1,485 FortisBC customers in Keremeos

FortisBC interrupting power to complete electricity upgrades

Penticton Tim Hortons staff thank frontline workers with inspirational video

‘I think everyone needs a smile right now and we hope our dance brings that to you’

From China with love: High school ships 250 masks to Okanagan health-care workers

Doctors and nurses across the province are struggling with the shortage of suitable PPE

No barrier for fatal stretch of Highway 97: Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Minsitry determines some parts of highway warrant barrier, but not section of recent fatal crash

City of Penticton council unanimously approves development of two apartment complexes

Development of the two buildings will add 240 units to the Penticton area, some downtown

Penticton property allowed to keep razor wire fencing, ‘only way’ to protect property says mayor

Protecting property outweighs risk of bad community image, council decides in close 4-3 vote

RCMP seize drugs, firearm from Penticton motel suite

Handgun, several grams of suspected Fentanyl and Methamphetamine seized

Dry summer anticipated for Okanagan

Flooding risks continue this spring while drought expected as temperatures increase

South Okanagan real estate sales drop dramatically in April

Industry insiders suggest potential home buyers and sellers could benefit from a lack of competition

COVID-19 leads to cancellation of Keremeos Elks Rodeo

The rodeo, which attracts thousands, will not take place for the first time in its 82 year history

Land access amid COVID-19 a topic of concern for Penticton Indian Band members

Pandemic causes increased traffic on band land; monitoring increased, gates considered

Keremeos Royal Purple supports food bank amid pandemic

Submitted, Ginny Bennett Despite uncertain times, local organizations continue to support each…

Okanagan motorcyclists spread positivity, one retirement home at a time

The riders have visited retirement homes around the South Okanagan, thanking front line workers

RCMP seek witnesses of fatal highway crash in Peachland

Police got the call about the fatal crash at 9:45 p.m. on May 1.