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People using more water

People using more water

Jul 24, 2010 / 2:00 pm

With summer in full swing, more people are using water on a daily basis. Penticton's Water Conservation Officer Carolyn Stewart says this year's cool and damp...

Senior hospitalized after bike accident

Senior hospitalized after bike accident

Jul 23, 2010 / 10:30 am

A 79-year-old Grand Forks man is in stable condition in hospital after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle on Highway 3 Thursday. Police say...

OK Falls wildfire completely contained

OK Falls wildfire completely contained

Jul 23, 2010 / 10:00 am

The B.C. Forest Service says the wildfire burning near Okanagan falls is now 100% contained. The fire, which erupted early Thursday afternoon east of Skaha...

OK Falls wildfire remains at 30 hectares

OK Falls wildfire remains at 30 hectares

Jul 22, 2010 / 6:30 pm

A wildfire burning near Okanagan Falls remains at approximately 30 hectares. That's the latest assessment from the B.C. Forest Service at around 6:30 p.m....

Two-way left turn for Government St.

Two-way left turn for Government St.

Jul 22, 2010 / 2:00 pm

Traffic problems on Government Street have prompted Penticton City Council to go with a two-way left turn lane. Only Councillor Dan Albus voted against the...

Green Mountain Road fatality

Green Mountain Road fatality

Jul 22, 2010 / 10:10 am

On July 21, at approximately 6 p.m., Penticton RCMP attended a report of a vehicle collision on Green Mountain Road near Hwy 3A, Penticton. Here it was found...

Tourism Penticton unveils campaign

Tourism Penticton unveils campaign

Jul 21, 2010 / 2:00 pm

Although the Peach City may seem busy in the summertime, Penticton still wants to attract more people. Tourism Penticton Manager, Jessie Campbell, recently...

Grass fire breaks out near campground

Grass fire breaks out near campground

Jul 20, 2010 / 9:00 am

A grass fire near the pickers campground had Keremeos volunteer firefighters and B.C. Forest Services crews busy Monday afternoon. Fire officials say the fire...

Duncan Keith Day

Duncan Keith Day

Jul 18, 2010 / 10:54 am

A jam packed South Okanagan Events Centre had their opportunity to get a glimpse of Lord Stanley's Mug. Penticton's Duncan Keith brought the Cup, along with his...

Penticton ready to greet Keith, Cup

Penticton ready to greet Keith, Cup

Jul 16, 2010 / 3:00 pm

It may be the first time three of hockey's biggest prizes have been together on one stage. The Stanley Cup, Norris Trophy and an Olympic gold medal will all be...

Long criminal records could get longer

Long criminal records could get longer

Jul 16, 2010 / 5:00 am

A traffic stop in Summerland has lead to the arrests of two men with lengthy criminal records. On Monday, Penticton RCMP Drug Task Force officers stopped a...

Offer to help kids cross street suspicious

Offer to help kids cross street suspicious

Jul 15, 2010 / 12:30 pm

An incident where a man offered to help three children across the street is being treated as suspicious. On July 14, at approximately 6:30 p.m., an 8-year-old...

Govt accepts slide recommendations

Gov""t accepts slide recommendations

Jul 14, 2010 / 3:00 pm

An independent review into the Testalinden Dam failure has concluded more could have been done to avert the disaster caused by the debris torrent and mudslide....

MVA knocks out power, starts fire

MVA knocks out power, starts fire

Jul 14, 2010 / 2:00 pm

A single vehicle crash in Cawston Tuesday night lead to a power outage and a small grass fire. Keremeos Volunteer Fire Department were called to Highway 3 and...

RDOS Board meeting highlights

RDOS Board meeting highlights

Jul 14, 2010 / 1:00 pm

Highlights from July 8, RDOS Board meeting DEVELOPMENT SERVICES Development Permit and Development Variance Permit 1032 Highway 97 – Electoral Area 'D'...

Drought Hill fire videos

Jul 12, 2010 / 12:37 pm

This story will be continually updated as new videos are available. This story will appear on the top of the page whenever a new video has been posted. ...

Mother accidentally kills her child

Mother accidentally kills her child

Jul 12, 2010 / 8:53 am

A tragic accident has left a young child dead in the south Okanagan. Emergency crews in Cawston responded to a call Sunday afternoon at a home on the VLA Road....

Summerland water quality advisory

Summerland water quality advisory

Jul 11, 2010 / 12:57 pm

All users of the Summerland Water System are being advised by the District of Summerland that a water quality advisory has been issued. Water usage in the...

One arrest leads to another

One arrest leads to another

Jul 10, 2010 / 1:00 pm

Members of the Penticton detachment drug task force were busy on July 8 with the arrest and apprehension of two drug traffickers. Drug Task force members first...

Head on crash kills motorcyclist

Head on crash kills motorcyclist

Jul 9, 2010 / 12:15 pm

A motorcyclist died Thursday night on Anarchist Summit, seven kilometres east of Osoyoos. It was 8:25 p.m. when the westbound motorcyclist collided head-on with...