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Penticton News

Pitch to help fix dam

Jan 25, 2021 / 2:04 pm

A Summerland cherry orchardist has a proposition for the municipality, offering to help pay to maintain one of the district's dams in exchange for being...

More COVID at Superstore

Jan 25, 2021 / 12:57 pm

The Penticton Superstore has another case of COVID-19 in one of its staff members. Loblaw's posted the information on their website on Jan. 24, explaining...

Environmental fine for mine

Jan 25, 2021 / 11:57 am

The Copper Mountain Mine near Princeton was issued two administrative penalties in 2020 for non-compliance with the Environmental Management Act, totalling...

Two rescues in one day

Jan 25, 2021 / 10:42 am

Penticton Search and Rescue had their hands full this weekend. On Saturday, 18 crew members responded to two different calls for assistance from BC EHS and...

Say cheers to winter

Jan 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

"Four seasons of fun" is new a collaboration between Castanet and Travel Penticton showcasing what Penticton has to offer all year round. Watch for it...

Cannings chosen again

Jan 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

NDP members in the South Okanagan - West Kootenay riding have chosen Richard Cannings to represent them once again, in the next Federal election. Cannings was...

Critteraid needs manpower

Jan 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland is looking for extra help with keeping their rescue pristine and in tip-top shape. “Our sanctuary is one of...

Compost proposal to district

Jan 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

A presentation in support of a grant funding application for the Summerland Residential Organic Waste Collection Project is coming before the District of...

Photographer on top 100 list

Jan 23, 2021 / 7:00 pm

A Penticton photographer with a love of capturing wildlife has earned herself a spot on the Top 100 2020 West Coast Traveller's Amateur Photographer of the...

Thieves caught after looting

Jan 23, 2021 / 4:56 pm

Thanks to quick work by a security company and the Summerland RCMP, thieves stealing out of donation bins from a local charity were caught on Friday night....

Special item mistakenly sold

Jan 23, 2021 / 2:26 pm

The Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland is trying to get a framed photo accidentally sold from their charity thrift store on Jan. 20, back to its rightful...

105 days for crime spree

Jan 23, 2021 / 4:00 am

Sentencing for a Penticton woman facing charges for obstructing and assaulting a peace officer, fraud, personation with intent to obtain property/interest,...

All kids deserve to play

Jan 23, 2021 / 4:00 am

“Inclusivity and accessibility is often a very beautiful word, a tag word of ‘Yay look what we're doing,’ but it's a very slow process...

Arrest made in indecent act

Jan 22, 2021 / 8:58 pm

The Penticton RCMP arrested a 32-year-old man involved in multiple indecent acts that took place near two middle schools this week. On January 19, 21, and 22, a...

Age-friendly plan feedback

Jan 22, 2021 / 7:00 pm

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is asking for feedback on the draft for the Greater West Bench Age-Friendly Assessment and Plan. Residents...

Overdose support group

Jan 22, 2021 / 3:16 pm

As multiple cities throughout BC see paramedics responding to more overdose calls than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, a grief support group has started as a...

New fire truck arrives

Jan 22, 2021 / 2:00 pm

The Oliver Fire Department announced their newest vehicle brought in on Thursday night, Tender 182. As a replacement for their worn-out 1991 GMC, the department...

Awarded for victim services

Jan 22, 2021 / 11:30 am

A Penticton community leader has been recognized alongside four others and one community organization for their ongoing support for victims of crime, including...

Hit by car, left on street

Jan 22, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Penticton man is hoping somebody saw something after he says a car hit him in an intersection and fled the scene. Ryan Whynot was walking across the street at...

Upset about housing plan

Jan 22, 2021 / 4:00 am

Penticton politicians are speaking out about a proposed housing project on Skaha Lake Road, stating there are issues more important to be addressed before the...