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Summerland Golf Course

Summerland Golf Course

Jun 19, 2006 / 11:14 am

Summerland residents will be given a chance to tee off about tee-times at an open meeting later this month to discuss a proposed golf resort development....

Be Bear Aware

Be Bear Aware

Jun 19, 2006 / 5:00 am

Recent bear sightings in Naramata, Summerland and Peachland has prompted the Regional District of South Okanagan (RDOS) to hire a specialist. A bear awareness...

Osoyoos Says Yes To Gaming

Osoyoos Says Yes To Gaming

Jun 18, 2006 / 9:30 am

It wasn't even close! Osoyoos residents have voted overwhelmingly to allow gaming at Desert Park. A referendum Saturday asked residents, "Are you in favour of...

Rotary Exchange Students

Rotary Exchange Students

Jun 18, 2006 / 5:00 am

The comings and goings of a lunch meeting of the Penticton Rotary Club focused on two exchange students. One came to Canada from Austria and one is going from...

BCFGA Meets BC Caucus

BCFGA Meets BC Caucus

Jun 17, 2006 / 12:00 pm

The BC Fruit Growers' Association representatives met with the government caucus Friday in Penticton. The meeting was chaired by local MLA Rick Thorpe and...

Profile Kyle Anderson

Profile Kyle Anderson

Jun 17, 2006 / 5:00 am

Kyle Anderson describes himself as a 'shameless self-promoter,' when it comes to his band, Kyle Anderson's Amazing Rubber Band. Anderson, 48, has been in the...

Car Crash In Penticton

Car Crash In Penticton

Jun 16, 2006 / 5:00 pm

A three car accident at the corner of Fairview and Huth Avenues has sent one woman to the hospital. The accident occurred around 4 pm this afternoon. Witnesses...

Cultural Centre Opens

Cultural Centre Opens

Jun 16, 2006 / 1:00 pm

The brand new, state-of-the-art Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre in Osoyoos opened its door for the first time on Thursday afternoon. According to the Penticton...

RCMP Update

RCMP Update

Jun 16, 2006 / 12:00 pm

The man wanted for breaking the conditions of his bail by leaving Fort Nelson earlier in the week has been caught. RCMP arrested 39 year old Norman Allan...

SOEC Partner Named

SOEC Partner Named

Jun 16, 2006 / 10:56 am

And the proposed partner is... The City of Penticton announced its proposed private sector partner for building the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC) at an...

Crystal Meth Symposium

Crystal Meth Symposium

Jun 16, 2006 / 5:00 am

Hundreds of people came to the the Cleland Community Theatre in Penticton on Wednesday night to learn how to say, 'know.' A symposium on Crystal Meth offered...

Hospital Suicide Attempt

Hospital Suicide Attempt

Jun 15, 2006 / 3:30 pm

The reduction of services for those with mental health problems is being blamed for an attempted suicide Tuesday morning in Penticton. According to Charlie...

NDP Leader at City Hall

NDP Leader at City Hall

Jun 15, 2006 / 2:09 pm

NDP leader Carole James stopped by Penticton City Hall on Wednesday afternoon to meet with Mayor Jack Kimberley and members of council. James and Kimberley...

Two Osoyoos Casinos?

Two Osoyoos Casinos?

Jun 15, 2006 / 10:46 am

Talk about a roll of the dice. According to the Penticton Western News, two large groups want to build casinos in the small city of Osoyoos. Both the Osoyoos...

RCMP Warning

RCMP Warning

Jun 15, 2006 / 9:41 am

Penticton RCMP are on the lookout for a Fort Nelson man. A warrant for arrest has been issued for Norman Allen Ferguson, 39. In April he was charged with...

Keremeos Bones Native

Keremeos Bones Native

Jun 15, 2006 / 8:00 am

The South East Major Crime Unit from Kelowna attended the scene Wednesday afternoon but no new information has been released regarding the origin of the bones....

Impaired Tour Bus Driver

Impaired Tour Bus Driver

Jun 14, 2006 / 5:24 pm

This morning around 7:00 a.m., South Okanagan Traffic Services investigated a complaint of an impaired tour bus operator traveling on Highway 3A, near...

Crew Uncovers Bones

Crew Uncovers Bones

Jun 14, 2006 / 4:07 pm

The RCMP's Major Crimes Unit is investigating the discovery of what is believed to be human remains in the South Okanagan. An excavator uncovered some bones...

Events Centre Meeting

Events Centre Meeting

Jun 14, 2006 / 10:34 am

Who is it going to be? Tomorrow night the city will announce the recommended partner for the building of the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC). In the running...

Fishing Derby Results

Fishing Derby Results

Jun 14, 2006 / 5:00 am

The ones that didn't get away... The results from the Third Annual Rotary Fishing Derby in Penticton are in. According to the Penticton Herald, the winners...