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South Okanagan prolific offender to spend 424 more days behind bars for breaching weapons prohibition

South Okanagan prolific offender to spend 424 more days behind bars for breaching weapons prohibition

Jan 24, 2023 / 4:00 am

A South Okanagan prolific offender will spend 424 more days in jail after pleading guilty Monday to a 2021 incident involving weapons, a stolen vehicle and an...

Annual Apex Mountain Winter Classic hockey tournament for kids raises $48K for BC Children's Hospital

Annual Apex Mountain Winter Classic hockey tournament for kids raises $48K for BC Children's Hospital

Jan 24, 2023 / 4:00 am

Organizers and participants of the 7th Annual Winter Classic hockey tournament at Apex Mountain have something to be proud of after an incredible fundraising...

Survey open for Penticton residents wanting a say on transit

Survey open for Penticton residents wanting a say on transit

Jan 23, 2023 / 7:00 pm

BC Transit and the City of Penticton want input from the public on local transit service and what priorities should be for future planning. Public engagement is...

BCHL All-Star Weekend smashing success in Penticton

BCHL All-Star Weekend smashing success in Penticton

Jan 23, 2023 / 4:30 pm

It was an incredible, long-awaited BCHL 60th Anniversary All-Star Weekend event in Penticton, B.C. The event, which had been put on hiatus during the pandemic,...

Penticton-area park closed by giant boulders falling has reopened

Penticton-area park closed by giant boulders falling has reopened

Jan 23, 2023 / 4:16 pm

A geotechnical assessment has been completed after a rock fall closed Garnett Family Park in the Heritage Hills neighbourhood between Penticton and Okanagan...

Penticton judge not thrilled by lawyer submissions over spree of dangerous driving incidents

Penticton judge not thrilled by lawyer submissions over spree of dangerous driving incidents

Jan 23, 2023 / 1:45 pm

A Penticton judge was underwhelmed by lawyers' jail time recommendations for a man accused in a dangerous driving spree, asking Crown and defence to better...

54-40, Doug & the Slugs coming to Penticton Peach Festival

54-40, Doug & the Slugs coming to Penticton Peach Festival

Jan 23, 2023 / 10:17 am

The Penticton Peach Festival has revealed two legendary Canadian rock bands will be the headliners on Saturday night of the beloved summer event. Doug &...

Check out Penticton's caffeine scene for a cozy boost this winter

Check out Penticton's caffeine scene for a cozy boost this winter

Jan 23, 2023 / 8:30 am

While Penticton has many fuel-free ways to explore the city and surrounding area, if you’re looking for a winter warm up and a java boost to fuel up for a...

Penticton resident warns community after cougar kills cat

Penticton resident warns community after cougar kills cat

Jan 23, 2023 / 4:00 am

A Penticton resident's Birthday started out horribly on Sunday. Roxanne Brower says she woke up at 2 a.m. to let her cat out to the bathroom and heard what...

Two kittens full of energy are ready to adopt from the Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland

Two kittens full of energy are ready to adopt from the Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland

Summerland Jan 22, 2023 / 4:00 am

If you enjoy a good laugh caused by two rambunctious kitties playing with one another, then the Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland has the pair for you....

Summerland council looking at next steps for replacing Summerland Aquatic & Fitness Centre

Summerland council looking at next steps for replacing Summerland Aquatic & Fitness Centre

Summerland Jan 22, 2023 / 4:00 am

Summerland council will be setting up the next steps toward the goal of replacing the Summerland Aquatic & Fitness Centre on Monday, deciding when a...

Annual Similkameen Sizzle hot pepper festival looking for live entertainment

Annual Similkameen Sizzle hot pepper festival looking for live entertainment

Keremeos Jan 21, 2023 / 7:00 pm

One of the hottest festivals in the Interior has started its preparation for its fall festival, hoping to gather a headliner, opening act, DJ and other...

Plenty of fans out in Penticton to watch the 60th Anniversary outdoor All-Star Weekend

Plenty of fans out in Penticton to watch the 60th Anniversary outdoor All-Star Weekend

Jan 21, 2023 / 3:56 pm

The stands were packed on Saturday to see the BCHL’s best players and some big-name hockey alumni in the 60th Anniversary outdoor All-Star Weekend in...

Penticton city staff to discuss development and economic forecast at local brewery

Penticton city staff to discuss development and economic forecast at local brewery

Jan 21, 2023 / 11:27 am

The third part of the Let's Talk Housing Series with the CHBA South Okanagan and the City of Penticton is coming up next week. Focusing on development and...

Skier found safe thanks to Oliver/Osoyoos Search and Rescue teaming up with North Shore Rescue

Skier found safe thanks to Oliver/Osoyoos Search and Rescue teaming up with North Shore Rescue

Mount Baldy Jan 21, 2023 / 9:40 am

UPDATE: 9:40 a.m. The Oliver/Osoyoos Search and Rescue Team was called out late on Friday afternoon for a lost skier who had gone out of bounds from the Mount...

Summerland museum shares a look back at a domestic science class in 1919

Summerland museum shares a look back at a domestic science class in 1919

Summerland Jan 21, 2023 / 4:00 am

A Pro-D Day camp visit that the Summerland Museum & Archives Society held on Monday led to some inspiration for a peek into Summerland's classrooms from...

Volunteers, management step in to keep key race going up to Apex Mountain during outage

Volunteers, management step in to keep key race going up to Apex Mountain during outage

Apex Mountain Jan 21, 2023 / 4:00 am

Last weekend the Apex Ski Club hosted the Okanagan Zone Race and is now celebrating its six team members that have qualified for the BC Winter Games. On Jan. 14...

Annual Penticton Home and Reno Show is this spring

Annual Penticton Home and Reno Show is this spring

Jan 20, 2023 / 7:00 pm

In preparation for the annual HBA South Okanagan Home and Reno Show presented by Penticton Home Hardware Building Centre, the event is welcoming vendors to...

Penticton Speedway announces their event schedule lineup for the season

Penticton Speedway announces their event schedule lineup for the season

Jan 20, 2023 / 5:05 pm

Racers to your marks, the Penticton Speedway has announced its schedule for 2023. The season will kick off with the second Annual Western Rattler 300, the...

Animal rescue organization helps gets kitten out from trailer struck in Keremeos rockslide

Animal rescue organization helps gets kitten out from trailer struck in Keremeos rockslide

Keremeos Jan 20, 2023 / 4:12 pm

Volunteers with the Animal Lifeline Emergency Response Team Society (ALERT) stepped in to assist with getting a little cat out of the trailer that got hit by...

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