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Penticton News

Plan a pooch-friendly fall

Oct 26, 2020 / 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...

Old charges deny licence?

Oct 26, 2020 / 4:00 am

The District of Summerland will be deciding on a business licence application at Monday’s meeting, where staff are directing them to deny it since the...

Halloween at Hoodoos

Oct 25, 2020 / 1:00 pm

Halloween is on at Penticton's Hoodoo Adventures as they gear up for Boodoo's Haunted Adventure. "Halloween is a big one for kids. Dressing up,...

Wary to accept wins

Oct 25, 2020 / 4:00 am

Tight races in the two South Okanagan ridings eventually led to two projected winners in Saturday's BC provincial election, though both are only cautiously...

Giving difficult cats a home

Oct 25, 2020 / 4:00 am

The Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland is looking for donations and sponsors towards a special group of cats that they look after. “We are very...

Ashton wins 3rd term

Oct 24, 2020 / 11:05 pm

UPDATE: 11 p.m. Dan Ashton is projected to land his third term as MLA for the Penticton riding. With close to 50 per cent of the votes with 76 of 129 ballot...

NDP Russell takes the win

Oct 24, 2020 / 10:10 pm

UPDATE: 10:10 p.m. NDP Roly Russell has been called as the winner in the Boundary-Similkameen riding by The Canadian Press, with 52 per cent of the votes and 48...

'Steady but quiet' polling

Oct 24, 2020 / 3:28 pm

Provincial election polling stations are reporting the day to be ‘steady but quiet’ so far in Summerland and Penticton. Penticton Lakeside Resort...

Credit union locations move

Oct 24, 2020 / 12:48 pm

Interior Savings Credit Union is making significant changes to its operations in the South Okanagan, opening a new branch in Penticton while closing its Osoyoos...

Candidates talk health care

Oct 24, 2020 / 4:00 am

Boundary-Similkameen Candidates answered questions about healthcare on Tuesday night from Princeton’s Support Our Health Care (SOHC) organization, a group...

Landfill upgrades completed

Oct 23, 2020 / 8:00 pm

Staff and Summerland district council gathered for a ribbon cutting on Thursday afternoon to announce that the Summerland Sanitary Landfill upgrades have been...

Tourists came from BC

Oct 23, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Thanks to BC residents and an increase of travellers from the Vancouver/Lower Mainland region this summer, Penticton businesses in the hospitality and tourism...

Public skating back on

Oct 23, 2020 / 5:00 pm

Lace up your skates and grab your gloves; public skating will be back on Nov. 3. McLaren Arena will be available for public skating programs with new...

Hwy 3 open and clear

Oct 23, 2020 / 4:40 pm

UPDATED 4:40 p.m Highway 3 is open in both directions, The road has been cleared between Tamarack Dr and Nine Mile Pit east of Osoyoos. ORIGINAL: 11:34 a.m....

Show off your parkour skills

Oct 23, 2020 / 2:42 pm

A parkour gym that opened in Penticton in January is hosting its first competition. The parkour jam is running on Halloween at Ethos Parkour, inviting...

Power outages all restored

Oct 23, 2020 / 12:50 pm

UPDATED 12:50 p.m. Power has now been restored to all outage areas according to the City of Penticton. UPDATED 12:10 p.m. Another power outage hits an...

Volunteering virtually

Oct 23, 2020 / 12:48 pm

A non-profit organization is helping the community by being a one-stop shop for volunteers to allow them to connect with opportunities in the community. The...

City warns of breaking trees

Oct 23, 2020 / 10:48 am

The City of Penticton is reminding people to watch out for potential tree failure with the early snowfall weighing down branches. Reminders for residents to...

'Don't forget' Elijah

Oct 23, 2020 / 4:00 am

The family of a Penticton teen stabbed to death in Kelowna last summer is hoping to raise funds for a memorial bench in his honour, at the skate park that meant...

Call for youth parliament

Oct 22, 2020 / 7:00 pm

The Town of Osoyoos is reminding its local youth that they can now apply to be part of BC's 92nd Youth Parliament. A news release from the town Thursday...

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