City Council

The proposed six-storey, 26-unit apartment building on Penticton’s Dynes Avenue. (Photo- City of Penticton)

Curvy six-storey apartment building gets approval in Penticton

The 26-unit building features large decks and rooftop patios in new North Gateway area

 

Grand Slam Baseball Okanagan’s proposed indoor facility in Penticton’s industrial area. (GSBO)

Indoor baseball facility proposal hits a grand slam in Penticton

The facility will be the first of its kind in the South Okanagan, according to the developer

 

Vernon city council has had a look at the most recent recommendations from an independent remuneration review committee. (File photo)

New Vernon mayor and council will see larger salaries

The mayor’s position was paid $96,292 in 2021 according to the city’s website

 

‘When I was at work on Thursday pretty much every member in town was at a mental health call.’ (File photo)

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP needs help with mental health calls

‘The police shouldn’t be the people always responding to these’

‘When I was at work on Thursday pretty much every member in town was at a mental health call.’ (File photo)
Grand Slam Baseball Okanagan is hoping to operate a new indoor facility in Penticton. (GSBO)

Penticton could be home to brand-new indoor-baseball facility

Council will consider the proposal at its Aug. 16 meeting

Grand Slam Baseball Okanagan is hoping to operate a new indoor facility in Penticton. (GSBO)
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP will present Q2 2022 stats to council. (File photo)

Westside crime numbers see significant increase

Report to council notes RCMP are monitoring 17 prolific offenders

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP will present Q2 2022 stats to council. (File photo)
Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting. (File photo)

Still a ladder to climb on Kelowna fire staffing: Chief

‘We will continue to work on resourcing, training, and equipping our front-line responders’

Kelowna Fire Department Chief Travis Whiting. (File photo)
The structure, proposed to be built in front of the Lakeshore Racquets Centre, drew plenty of public opposition. (Photo/District of Summerland)

Summerland council sinks private dock proposal for lake shore

‘Historically that area has been a water playground for everyone, not just a fortunate few’

The structure, proposed to be built in front of the Lakeshore Racquets Centre, drew plenty of public opposition. (Photo/District of Summerland)
Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Ave. (Zeidler Architecture graphic)

Kelowna council approves 25-storey downtown tower amid controversy

‘There’s no conspiracy going on just a fully committed developer’

Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Ave. (Zeidler Architecture graphic)
The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: Kelowna UBCO tower passes public hearing at 46-storeys

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
The proposed seven-unit, three-storey townhouse on Penticton’s Fairview Road. (Photo- City of Penticton)

Townhouse development in front of Penticton’s bike lane shot down by council

Location and access to Fairview property caused ‘significant concerns’ at public hearing

The proposed seven-unit, three-storey townhouse on Penticton’s Fairview Road. (Photo- City of Penticton)
Counc. Judy Sentes will not seek re-election in the Penticton municipal election this October. (City of Penticton Video)

Penticton councillor won’t seek re-election after 14 consecutive years in office

Judy Sentes is the first member of council to make an official notice about October’s election

Counc. Judy Sentes will not seek re-election in the Penticton municipal election this October. (City of Penticton Video)
Victoria officials raised the Pride Flag at city hall on June 17. Vernon council will do the same Aug. 8 after a request from Vernon Pride 2022. (City of Victoria photo)

Vernon city hall waves pride flag

Council approves formal request from Vernon Pride Week organizers to fly flag Aug. 8-14

Victoria officials raised the Pride Flag at city hall on June 17. Vernon council will do the same Aug. 8 after a request from Vernon Pride 2022. (City of Victoria photo)
The old Shielings Motel was demolished in 2021 for an eventual roundabout to reduce congestion between Skaha Lake Road and South Main Street. The city is also hoping to have affordable seniors housing there too. (Brennan Phillips - Penticton Western News)

Penticton to consider $50k investment for former Shielings Motel property

Staff say the investment will make grant opportunities more successful

The old Shielings Motel was demolished in 2021 for an eventual roundabout to reduce congestion between Skaha Lake Road and South Main Street. The city is also hoping to have affordable seniors housing there too. (Brennan Phillips - Penticton Western News)
The proposed seven-unit, three-storey townhouse on Penticton’s Fairview Road. (Photo- City of Penticton)

Public hearing for 7-unit townhome in front of Penticton’s Lake-to-Lake bike lane

Units will be three storeys in height and built on Fairview Road

The proposed seven-unit, three-storey townhouse on Penticton’s Fairview Road. (Photo- City of Penticton)
The proposed 70-unit apartment building, set to be built on the 600-block of Eckhardt Avenue. (Photo- City of Penticton)

6-storey apartment at the North Gateway to Penticton set for public hearing

The proposed 70-unit building will also feature 2,600 sq ft of commercial space

The proposed 70-unit apartment building, set to be built on the 600-block of Eckhardt Avenue. (Photo- City of Penticton)
Penticton’s North Gateway. (Photo- City of Penticton)

Penticton implements ‘bold plan’ for first-ever live, work, play neighbourhood

The North Gateway will be divided into three districts and include a festival boulevard

Penticton’s North Gateway. (Photo- City of Penticton)
Penticton Curling Club ice. (File photo)

City throws support behind Penticton Curling Club to the tune of $100K loan

Club will soon host a number of high-profile events, in need of facility upgrades

Penticton Curling Club ice. (File photo)
The Penticton Curling Club is located on 505 Vees Drive, adjacent to Gateway Casino. (Facebook photo)

Penticton Curling Club seeks loan of $50-60k for facility upgrades

The club is also hoping to engage in a new 10-year lease agreement with the city

The Penticton Curling Club is located on 505 Vees Drive, adjacent to Gateway Casino. (Facebook photo)
A rainbow crosswalk in Peachland. (Contributed)

Local groups look to paint rainbow crosswalk in Penticton

The Downtown Penticton Association will request council’s approval on July 5

A rainbow crosswalk in Peachland. (Contributed)