Local News

ICBC lowball injury offers aren’t driving up court costs, ministry says

B.C. auto insurance monopoly struggling with rising legal, settlement costs

Cawston’s Cabin Fever ball coming up

The annual winter break out party includes the beloved chair auction

Shaping up for best snow conditions of the season at Apex

Big snow system forecasted for Apex Mountain Resort

Spring Break in the Okanagan
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Mission Group holds ground-breaking ceremony for Brooklyn at Bernard
Last Snow Fall Okanagan

Property crime increases 17 per cent in Keremeos area

Property crime and violent crime up in 2018 in Keremeos and area

  • Feb 5, 2019

Summerland man helps unite B.C. dirt bike community after theft of boys bike

GoFundMe for Lower Mainland child’s stolen bike almost at goal in just 72 hours

TOTA takes home North America’s Responsible Tourism Award

This marks the second year in a row for the Okanagan-based non-profit

RDOS and Willowbrook residents balance water concerns and expensive upgrades

Residents haven’t had potable water in 2 years, cost to upgrade the system is $1.8 million

Shoppers Drug Mart donates to the Penticton District Hospice Society

Nearly $5000 raised through donations by customers at the Penticton Shoppers Drug Mart

Broken leg leads to renewed purpose for Penticton resident

Find out how Brandon Katerberg used his accident to turn his life around at Okangan College

  • Feb 1, 2019

$2.2 million pool grant dominates time of Area G director

Former rec commission member now Area director elaborates on pool grant thinking

  • Feb 1, 2019

10 Interior communities receive age-friendly grants

Penticton, Keremeos and Summerland all have separate projects planned for their grant money

Penticton’s Peach City radio goes live on the FM dial

After nine years of hard work the Peach City Radio station goes live Friday at 7 a.m. on 92.9 FM

Community Champion: Always smiling while building a life in Canada

Young woman moves from Philippines to Canada, settling in the South Okanagan

  • Feb 1, 2019

Snowfall warning for Trans Canada

Environment Canada calls for 15 to 25 cm of snow

Soon time for Seedy Saturday at Cawston Hall

Work is underway to plan this year’s Seedy Saturday event at the Cawston Hall planned for March 2

  • Jan 31, 2019

Mens’ counselling services in Lower Similkameen needs input

A waffle breakfast meeting will be held to receive input on kinds of counselling services

  • Jan 31, 2019

South Okanagan woman helps family fleeing a dangerous situation

Bethany Handfield has helped raised $2,285 for a family fleeing a dangerous situation

PIB Council stands behind charged members and their right to hunt

Three Penticton Indian Band members were fined for trespassing while hunting

Arrested for allegedly punching out store clerk

A Penticton man was arrested on robbery and assault charges

Key witness located in South Okanagan-Similkameen armed kidnapping trial

The trial for Afshin Maleki Ighani was put on hold in December.