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Weather warning calls for gusty winds in the Okanagan and Shuswap

Localized thunderstorms and snow on mountain passes are also expected.

Members of Penticton firearms community penning letters to feds, expressing disapproval of ban

“More laws and more restrictions are not going to help,” says Penticton shooting club president

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

Wet’suwet’en elected chiefs call for withdrawal of ‘premature’ agreement on rights and title

The elected chiefs claim negotiation process ignored them and many clan members

COVID-19: RDOS implements precautions for migrant workers at Oliver campground

The Loose Bay Campground will begin hosting seasonal migrant workers May 1

Man sentenced last year for dangerous driving in Keremeos now charged in Abbotsford

Gary Patrick Richard has been charged in relation to post office break-in and mail theft

No immediate concern of flooding, says Town of Oliver

Sandbag stations at public works building, fire hall and Fairview Mountain Golf Course

Businesses in South Okanagan town adapting, despite the odds

Keremeos mayor says farm worker shortages, concern for the safety of residents top of mind

Keremeos mayor encouraged by level of COVID-19 compliance, says tax deferrals not on the table

Mayor Bauer says the village is in a better position than many other more densely populated areas

How Oliver, Osoyoos residents can access health care during COVID-19 crisis

Information includes how to book an appointment, how to access emergency care, long-term care, more

‘Perplexing’ decline in SD67 enrolment may result in teaching staff layoffs

Between 14 to 16 SD67 teaching staff may not return to work in the 2020/21 school year

COVID-19: Keremeos Library offers locals wide-range of online resources

Moives, tutorials, audiobooks, virtual book clubs, all among the many free services provided

Sign threatening to shoot car salesman at Penticton golf course censored

RCMP spoke with manager/owner who confirmed they would remove part of the sign that said “shot”

Interior Health expands COVID-19 testing strategy

IH is following suit of provincial health authorities, testing those with cold, influenza-like symptoms, ‘however mild’

$2.3M Penticton home package up for grabs in 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery

Package includes $40k cash, a 2019 Tesla Model X Long Range, and $1.3M cash

Update: COSAR call out for missing hiker now believed to be false alarm

The area searched overnight included the Angel Springs and K.L.O. creek trails.

Town of Oliver defers property tax due date

Town doing so in effort to provide financial relief to citizens and businesses through the summer

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

Penticton Peach Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

President Don Kendall said it’s a sad time for him, board, volunteers, community

Assessment centre at Penticton’s McLaren Park Arena set up for COVID-19 screening, testing

Those living, travelling nearby McLaren Park Arena at no greater risk, says organization