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Bonnie Raitt tour includes stop in Penticton

Bonnie Raitt tour includes stop in Penticton

Jan 30, 2023 / 10:30 am

Acclaimed musician Bonnie Raitt's first headlining tour in Canada since 2017 will include a stop in Penticton. On Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, Raitt and her...

Penticton Peach Fest reveals lineup for popular tribute night

Penticton Peach Fest reveals lineup for popular tribute night

Jan 30, 2023 / 9:16 am

Penticton Peach Festival has revealed the lineup for its Re/Max Tribute Night. On Aug. 11, three top Canadian tribute bands Eagle Eyes, Arrival, and Dreams. ...

Plenty of February fun to be had in Penticton

Plenty of February fun to be had in Penticton

Jan 30, 2023 / 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...

Missing elderly woman with dementia's car found

Missing elderly woman with dementia's car found

Jan 29, 2023 / 3:01 pm

Police have located the vehicle belonging to a missing Penticton woman with dementia. On Saturday evening, Penticton RCMP found Doreen Abbott's vehicle near...

District of Summerland teams up with companies on renewable energy project

District of Summerland teams up with companies on renewable energy project

Summerland Jan 29, 2023 / 11:00 am

A Hydro-Quebec subsidiary has teamed up with a pair of Okanagan companies on a renewable energy project for Summerland. EVLO Energy Storage, a Quebec battery...

The Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland looking for home for a dog full of energy and sweetness

The Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland looking for home for a dog full of energy and sweetness

Summerland Jan 29, 2023 / 4:00 am

A one-year-old rough collie golden retriever cross is ready to fit in with its forever home after being cared for by the Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in...

Penticton woman helping those facing homelessness details harassments from public while volunteering

Penticton woman helping those facing homelessness details harassments from public while volunteering

South Okanagan Jan 29, 2023 / 4:00 am

While Shayla Doble is out in the South Okanagan community delivering soup, hot chocolate and donated clothes to people on the streets, her biggest worry is the...

Penticton's South Main Market owners share their decades of history running their little corner store

Penticton's South Main Market owners share their decades of history running their little corner store

Jan 28, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Going into South Main Market is like stepping back in time. It is all about the tempting aroma of fresh-made bread from the bakery and the laughter of customers...

Summerland hosting 2023 budget open house

Summerland hosting 2023 budget open house

Summerland Jan 28, 2023 / 5:00 pm

Summerland residents are invited to go through the district's budget and the proposed 3.76 per cent tax rate increase in the 2023 open house. All residents...

Okanagan raptor rescue continues to see raptors getting sick despite ban on rat poison

Okanagan raptor rescue continues to see raptors getting sick despite ban on rat poison

Okanagan Jan 28, 2023 / 1:20 pm

Even with regulatory changes and bans on the sale and use of rat poison officially implemented in British Columbia, the Okanagan's only raptor...

Penticton RCMP ask for public's help in locating a missing elderly woman

Penticton RCMP ask for public's help in locating a missing elderly woman

Jan 28, 2023 / 10:37 am

Penticton RCMP is seeking help from the community to locate a missing senior. Doreen Abbott was reported missing after failing to arrive at a friend’s...

Group of coyotes caught on camera playing, wrestling out on Osoyoos Lake

Group of coyotes caught on camera playing, wrestling out on Osoyoos Lake

Osoyoos Jan 28, 2023 / 10:00 am

A few coyotes have become frequent visitors at the north end of Osoyoos Lake. Local resident Dale Griffith said he has seen them for the past three weeks out...

Feud over new signage in Naramata leads to local tourism board backing down

Feud over new signage in Naramata leads to local tourism board backing down

Naramata Jan 28, 2023 / 4:00 am

Bright new branding and messaging heading into Naramata rubbed some community members wrong this week, and the local tourism association has quickly backtracked...

On the Street: What expenses are Okanagan residents cutting back on?

On the Street: What expenses are Okanagan residents cutting back on?

On the Street Jan 28, 2023 / 4:00 am

Grocery bill hike ups, increased utility bills and higher rent prices are just a few of the growing costs causing pain in everyone's wallets. In its...

Nickel Plate Nordic Centre announces Rainbow Outdoor Collective for an inclusive ski club

Nickel Plate Nordic Centre announces Rainbow Outdoor Collective for an inclusive ski club

Nickel Plate Nordic Centre Jan 27, 2023 / 7:30 pm

A new program has been launched to open up cross-country skiing services to anyone who may be part of an equity-deserving group at the Nickel Plate Nordic...

No jail for Keremeos woman after intoxicated car crash injured two people

No jail for Keremeos woman after intoxicated car crash injured two people

Keremeos Jan 27, 2023 / 4:43 pm

A Keremeos woman who was driving while impaired and caused injuries to others in her car has been handed an 18-month conditional sentence. On Friday in...

BC SPCA seizes 129 neglected cattle from Cawston property

BC SPCA seizes 129 neglected cattle from Cawston property

Cawston Jan 27, 2023 / 11:36 am

The BC SPCA has seized 129 neglected cattle from a property in Cawston. Over the course of two separate seizures, the animals were rescued from their...

Peach Classic Triathlon under new organizers, with vision to keep it growing

Peach Classic Triathlon under new organizers, with vision to keep it growing

Jan 27, 2023 / 10:51 am

One of the oldest triathlons in Canada has been taken over by a dedicated group of triathletes at the Penticton Triathlon Club. The club members recently voted...

Summerland museum shares a snapshot of a local farms apple harvest in 1910

Summerland museum shares a snapshot of a local farms apple harvest in 1910

Summerland Jan 27, 2023 / 4:00 am

The Summerland Museum & Archives Society shared a peek back to 1910 and the apple harvest on Thursday, as this time of year is associated with the tradition...

Okanagan Falls due to be featured on CBC show about struggling small towns

Okanagan Falls due to be featured on CBC show about struggling small towns

Okanagan Falls Jan 27, 2023 / 4:00 am

An upcoming episode of a popular CBC show will feature Okanagan Falls. "Still Standing," hosted by comedian Johnny Harris, is a show that tours Canada...

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