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Want to run for government?

May 24, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Casey Richardson Things are starting to gear up for this fall's municipal election, with the City of Penticton offering a pre-candidate workshop for those interested in local politics. The workshop will be held Thursday, May 26

Road closure this week

May 24, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff The City of Penticton shared that a road closure will be in effect on Atkinson Street between Industrial Avenue West and Duncan Avenue West this week due to construction. The closure will start on May 24 and run until

Home for two playful kitties

May 22, 2022 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson After a Penticton business took it upon themselves to run a fundraiser for the Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland, their team got to name a group of rescued kitties, which are now coming up for adoption. COBS Bread at

Next steps for waterfront

May 22, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The importance of keeping lakeshore areas and beaches well maintained to the Summerland community is expressed well in the feedback for the Waterfront Concept Plan, which will be presented to district council on Tuesday. The

Raising $95K for fireworks

May 22, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Mike Biden Osoyoos fireworks show back in 2019 A small team of Osoyoos residents are gearing up to host their most spectacular fireworks event yet this July 1, for the return of the South Okanagan's biggest Canada Day festivals. Annette

Missing boy found safe

May 21, 2022 / 9:32 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff UPDATE: 9:32 p.m. Kamloops RCMP have located the missing youth safe and sound. ORIGINAL: 5 p.m. The Kamloops RCMP are asking for assistance from the public to help find a missing 17-year-old boy. The youth

Sexual assault after break-in

May 21, 2022 / 9:30 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff The Surrey RCMP are looking for any information from the public after a break-and-enter to a residence occurred on Saturday morning where a female was sexually assaulted by an unknown male suspect. Police were called

A need for more volunteers

May 21, 2022 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Penticton Salvation Army needs volunteers to come help work in every sector that their organization runs to give to the local community. On Friday June 10, the Salvation Army will be hosting an information session

Lots to do for Seniors Week

May 21, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Mike Biden Penticton firefighters serve lunch at the Seniors Drop-In Centre in 2019 There will be seven days full of events in June to support seniors reconnecting as the community emerges from COVID-19 health orders. Seniors Week

SS Sicamous reopens

May 21, 2022 / 4:30 pm

Photo: SS Sicamous Society A buoyant museum on Penticton's Okanagan Lake waterfront has re-opened their doors to the public following a two-year closure, with crowds coming back in on May long weekend. The SS Sicamous, the Okanagan’s


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