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Princeton getting closer to finish line for post-flood water fixes

Princeton getting closer to finish line for post-flood water fixes

Princeton Apr 24, 2024 / 10:29 am

The Town of Princeton has provided an update and timeline for an important well replacement project that will get the area close to rescinding a long-standing...

Penticton's Tin Whistle Brewing Company celebrates becoming a zero waste brewery

Penticton's Tin Whistle Brewing Company celebrates becoming a zero waste brewery

Apr 24, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Penticton brewery is celebrating their hard work to become a zero waste operation by showcasing a new lager made with leftover ingredients from another local...

Boundary region receiving $165K to help economic diversification, development

Boundary region receiving $165K to help economic diversification, development

Midway Apr 24, 2024 / 4:00 am

The provincial government announced up to $33 million invested across rural areas of the province for the second intake of the Rural Economic Diversification...

Penticton Sunrise Rotary Club kicks off used book sale with hundreds of titles and puzzles to choose from

Penticton Sunrise Rotary Club kicks off used book sale with hundreds of titles and puzzles to choose from

Apr 23, 2024 / 6:00 pm

Grab yourself a few new novels to peruse in the spring sunshine at the Penticton Sunrise Rotary Club's annual book sale. Club treasurer Colleen Lister said...

Penticton RCMP closed down Green Mountain Road after stolen vehicle collision with cop car

Penticton RCMP closed down Green Mountain Road after stolen vehicle collision with cop car

Apr 23, 2024 / 4:12 pm

Green Mountain Road was closed for multiple hours on Tuesday morning to allow for Penticton RCMP to investigate after a major car crash occurred. RCMP...

Penticton hosting Day of Mourning Ceremony in Gyro Park for those who have died or been injured on the job

Penticton hosting Day of Mourning Ceremony in Gyro Park for those who have died or been injured on the job

Apr 23, 2024 / 3:40 pm

The City of Penticton is inviting residents to attend this Friday’s "Day of Mourning," to remember those who have died or been injured on the...

Recreation Penticton shifting some popular group fitness classes to drop-in model

Recreation Penticton shifting some popular group fitness classes to drop-in model

Apr 23, 2024 / 12:39 pm

Those looking to strengthen their core or stretch out will now have more opportunity to join in when their schedule allows, as the City of Penticton announced...

Penticton groups seeking red dresses to decorate Lakeshore Drive for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Penticton groups seeking red dresses to decorate Lakeshore Drive for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Apr 23, 2024 / 12:04 pm

In honour of the annual Red Dress Day, a number of Penticton organizations are asking for donations from locals to help build the significant event. The...

Craft Culture bringing annual spring market to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

Craft Culture bringing annual spring market to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

Apr 23, 2024 / 4:00 am

It will be a crafty few days at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre this weekend. Craft Culture's third annual Penticton Spring Market will take place...

Penticton Kidzfest launches 'Buddy Donation Program' to ensure festival is accessible to all

Penticton Kidzfest launches 'Buddy Donation Program' to ensure festival is accessible to all

Apr 22, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Penticton's ultimate children's festival is launching the Kidzfest Festival Buddy Donation Program, an initiative dedicated to fostering accessibility...

Penticton's 100 Women Who Care disperses $4,400 to local mental health causes

Penticton's 100 Women Who Care disperses $4,400 to local mental health causes

Apr 22, 2024 / 3:54 pm

Penticton's 100 Women Who Care group was back at their charitable giving this spring, awarding more than $4,400 in total to deserving local non-profits. The...

RCMP seeking public help finding missing man last seen in Penticton

RCMP seeking public help finding missing man last seen in Penticton

Apr 22, 2024 / 2:50 pm

Police in Penticton are seeking the public's help in finding a missing man. Chad Ferguson, 43, was reported missing on April 18, 2024, having been last seen...

Iconic rock band Foreigner set to include Penticton in their farewell bow

Iconic rock band Foreigner set to include Penticton in their farewell bow

Apr 22, 2024 / 4:00 am

After five decades of chart-topping hits and touring the world, one of the most iconic classic rock bands of all time has chosen Penticton as one of their stops...

South Okanagan ripe with options for staycations

South Okanagan ripe with options for staycations

South Okanagan Apr 22, 2024 / 4:00 am

"Four seasons of fun" is an ongoing collaboration between Castanet and Visit Penticton showcasing what Penticton has to offer all year round. Watch...

Rotary Club of Penticton Sunrise names Sophie Robinson April's Student of the Month

Rotary Club of Penticton Sunrise names Sophie Robinson April's Student of the Month

Apr 21, 2024 / 8:00 pm

The Rotary Club of Penticton Sunrise is pleased to announce the selection of Sophie Robinson — an exceptionally gifted, core values-driven, high...

S.S. Sicamous Marine Heritage Society hosting 110th Birthday Party for local ships

S.S. Sicamous Marine Heritage Society hosting 110th Birthday Party for local ships

Apr 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

It's been 110 years since the S.S. Naramata first graced Okanagan Lake. The S.S. Sicamous Marine Heritage Society shared the anniversary on Saturday, with...

Summerland animal rescue seeking helping hands for cat sanctuary

Summerland animal rescue seeking helping hands for cat sanctuary

Summerland Apr 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

If you happen to love cleaning and don't mind a cuteness overload everywhere to distract you, the Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland might be the...

Penticton and Area Access Centre hosting music bingo night fundraiser at local brewery

Penticton and Area Access Centre hosting music bingo night fundraiser at local brewery

Apr 20, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Penticton and Area Access Centre is thrilled to be hosting their first in-person fundraiser post-COVID. On Thursday, May 16 at 5 p.m. at Highway 97 Brewery,...

Foundry starting up welcoming space in Summerland for youth activities and games

Foundry starting up welcoming space in Summerland for youth activities and games

Summerland Apr 20, 2024 / 6:00 pm

Hoping to provide a place to gather for youth in the Summerland area that will build a sense of community, Foundry Penticton has launched a new program. The...

RCMP searching for car thief after they leave sports car behind in Penticton yard

RCMP searching for car thief after they leave sports car behind in Penticton yard

Apr 20, 2024 / 4:35 pm

UPDATED: 4:35 p.m. Penticton RCMP said the driver of a stolen yellow sports car that crashed into a front yard on Saturday hasn't been located after fleeing...