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KVR users concerned about access

KVR users concerned about access

Apr 15, 2010 / 7:00 am

South Okanagan residents attended a meeting Tuesday night looking for answers after learning a portion of the KVR would be turned over to the Penticton Indian...

Anti-HST petition in S. Okanagan

Anti-HST petition in S. Okanagan

Apr 14, 2010 / 3:00 pm

The Anti-HST Petition is making its way across the South Okanagan. The petition will be at the Cherry Lane Shopping Centre in Penticton until Friday, as well as...

Homeless dance event finds venue

""Homeless"" dance event finds venue

Apr 14, 2010 / 1:30 pm

Due to the temporary closure of the Cleland Theatre and Community Centre for a $23 million renovation, the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre will host the...

Off duty cop spots B&E suspect

Off duty cop spots B&E suspect

Apr 13, 2010 / 11:00 am

A video surveillance system turned out to be a very helpful investment for a Penticton businessman. Dennis Jacobson is the CEO of Windward Software. His...

One critically injured after rollover

One critically injured after rollover

Apr 13, 2010 / 8:47 am

Speed and alcohol are believed to be behind a rollover which sent three people to hospital over the weekend, one with critical injuries. Penticton RCMP...

Software store robbed a second time

Software store robbed a second time

Apr 12, 2010 / 3:30 pm

For the second time in less than two months, a software company in the South Okanagan has been targeted by a thief with particular tastes. Dennis Jacobsen, CEO...

Trouble after the Fest of Ale

Trouble after the Fest of Ale

Apr 12, 2010 / 2:00 pm

No trouble at the Fest of Ale in Penticton over the weekend, but afterwards was a different story. The annual event took place at the Penticton Trade and...

Wine Capital 10K race results

Wine Capital 10K race results

Apr 12, 2010 / 6:42 am

Kaleden’s Scott Tremblay lead the pack of 229 runners to a first place finish at the Oliver “Wine Capital of Canada” 10K this past Sunday, April 11 in...

Southern Interior highway upgrades

Southern Interior highway upgrades

Apr 11, 2010 / 11:00 am

Local politicians broke ground on two infrastructure projects that will see upgraded highways in the southern interior. MP Stockwell Day and MLA John Slater...

New sewers for 130 in Osoyoos

New sewers for 130 in Osoyoos

Apr 11, 2010 / 9:00 am

About 130 properties along Osoyoos Lake will be serviced by sewers, preventing potential contamination of wells and Osoyoos Lake. Funding of $4.5 million from...

More highway closures Monday

More highway closures Monday

Apr 11, 2010 / 8:00 am

A series of scaling tests happening next week could potentially negate the need for longer road closures on the highway near Summerland this spring. Jacqui...

Woman arrested with drugs, switchblade

Apr 9, 2010 / 7:00 am

Another prohibited weapon has landed another person behind bars. A 20-year-old woman was arrested Thursday at an establishment on Lakeshore Drive in Penticton....

Sawed off rifle leads to charges

Sawed off rifle leads to charges

Apr 8, 2010 / 7:13 am

Being in possession of a prohibited weapon has resulted in charges for a South Okanagan man. Corporal Brad Myhre says the 28-year-old Penticton man was arrested...

Petition brings out large crowd

Petition brings out large crowd

Apr 7, 2010 / 4:00 pm

It was standing room only inside Penticton City Council Chambers Tuesday night. The big reason was for the petition put forward by Tina Martin regarding the...

South Okanagan drivers ticketed

South Okanagan drivers ticketed

Apr 6, 2010 / 2:00 pm

Easter was the start of the spring/summer long weekends, but some drivers didn't seem to get the message from police. South Okanagan Traffic Services handed out...

Yard waste collection begins in April

Yard waste collection begins in April

Apr 4, 2010 / 11:00 am

Yard Waste Collection occurs in Penticton, Naramata, Kaleden, West Bench, Heritage Hills and Carmi the week of April 12 to 16. Homes in Okanagan Falls, Twin...

Chance to hang with a Globetrotter

Chance to hang with a Globetrotter

Apr 1, 2010 / 4:00 pm

How would you like to hang out with a Harlem Globetrotter? 'Handles' Franklin will be in the Peach City this Easter Weekend showcasing his skills and talking to...

Channel Parkway road improvements

Channel Parkway road improvements

Apr 1, 2010 / 11:00 am

Penticton's Channel Parkway is undergoing some road improvements. Crews are putting in water pipes preparing for the $2.8 million project. “On Duncan Avenue...

Penticton aquatic expansion update

Penticton aquatic expansion update

Apr 1, 2010 / 6:00 am

Updated information has been released about the closure of the Penticton Aquatic Centre. Recreation manager, Dave Lieskovsky, says with the closure of the...

Penticton may buy Olympic buses

Penticton may buy Olympic buses

Mar 30, 2010 / 1:00 pm

Penticton City Council talked budget Monday and as a result, the Peach City could be getting a little piece of the Olympics. Council passed a motion to purchase...