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Latest Articles from Casey Richardson

Fight for rural health equity

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The District of Summerland will be considering an invitation to join a rural health advocacy group, after being presented with a membership opportunity during Monday's council meeting. The BC Rural Health Network (BCRHM),

Plea to end pay parking

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:51 pm

Casey Richardson It’s been less than two years since Penticton introduced paid street parking downtown, and there might be change in the air after complaints from local businesses and a new councillor planning a motion at the next meeting. Ryan

Boil water notice issued

Nov 30, 2022 / 10:26 am

Photo: Contributed The City of Penticton has issued a boil water notice for residents south of Brantford Avenue after a water main failure at Lakeside Road and Brantford Avenue is impacting the system. Residents will need to boil their drinking

'You can't ignore it'

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Pixabay “Why is there a segment of society giving us all these blankets, a segment going out giving these blankets to people to stay warm, and the other segment of society that we're paying for throwing the same blankets away?” A

Save your garden from cold

Nov 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson With plenty of snow and cold temperatures in the forecast, Okanagan gardeners are advised that some plants may need extra protection. Plant specialist Scott Austin with GardenWorks in Penticton said plants in the Okanagan tend

Tried to steal from fire crews

Nov 29, 2022 / 3:34 pm

Photo: Contributed The Willowbrook Volunteer Fire Department is asking for help after an upsetting break-and-enter was attempted on their equipment Sunday morning. According to a post on behalf of the fire department, an individual attempted

Volunteers for kitty care

Nov 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson A Summerland animal rescue is in need of volunteers that help keep a space nice and tidy with the benefit of also playing with plenty of kitties. The Critteraid Animal Sanctuary is seeking helpers for shifts that involve picking

Meteor caught on camera?

Nov 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Contributed Oliver Kaulfuss Early in November, a security camera on a home out in Tulameen caught a bright flash of green light as it zipped through the sky for a few seconds. The homeowner, Oliver Kaulfuss, said that the property out in Tulameen

Get ready to get active

Nov 26, 2022 / 8:00 pm

Photo: City of Penticton The launch of Recreation Penticton’s Winter 2022-2023 Recreation Guide this week is full of aquatics, fitness classes, skating, drop-in sports, children’s classes and adult recreation. The new recreation

Using food scraps to garden

Nov 26, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Katie O'Kell Penticton winemaker Katie O'Kell uses grape stems from her winery, normally destined for the landfill, as a drainage system for the raised garden beds. A Penticton resident has spent the last eight months diverting
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