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Latest Articles from Casey Richardson

An unexpected business

Feb 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson “Community Cornerstones,” is a five-part series highlighting different longstanding local businesses every week throughout Penticton. A longstanding local company that started with an unexpected business opportunity

Talking about overdoses

Feb 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed One Penticton resident is hoping to help create a conversation on overdose prevention, starting a local Facebook group to educate, bring awareness and help equip locals with skills. Desiree Franz has been working with

Hey batter, batter swing!

Feb 26, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Spring ball registration has opened in the South Okanagan, with a strong hope to see the kids getting into local play and games for the upcoming season. Kevin Castelone, president of the South Okanagan Minor Baseball

Braille after brain tumour

Feb 26, 2021 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson A Penticton student who suffered a brain injury that has left him with deteriorating vision will be participating in the BC Provincial Braille Challenge on Friday, showing off his hard-earned knowledge of the tactile writing system. Evan

Funding for heritage mine

Feb 25, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Mascot Gold Mine Tour A unique heritage infrastructure has been selected for an extensive restoration project after been awarded funds from the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP). In October 2020, the Upper

Local biz earns award nom

Feb 25, 2021 / 2:14 pm

Photo: Contributed The "Great Holiday Giveaways" organized by Total Restoration and Kettle Valley Memorial during the 2020 holiday season. A South Okanagan business is being recognized for its continual efforts in helping the community,

Boat thief given 300 days

Feb 25, 2021 / 10:42 am

Photo: Castanet Staff One of the thieves who led RCMP on a chase after stealing a boat in June of 2019 will spend 39 more days in jail accounting for time served, followed by a two-year probation. Owen Big Charles, 33, appeared in Penticton

Personal care booming

Feb 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson Some Penticton personal care businesses have been busier during the pandemic, with more requests from locals for appointments—to the point they’ve added extra employees and hours to balance out the influx. “We’re

Longtime thief sues RCMP

Feb 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed A Penticton resident with a lengthy rap sheet is turning his attention to the police force, suing the RCMP for $16,500. Ian James Macdonald, 41, is pursuing legal action against Cpl. Scott Van Every with the Penticton

Vees announce new player

Feb 24, 2021 / 11:21 am

Photo: Contributed The Penticton Vees Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club had announced forward player Ethan Mann joining the team for the 2021/22 season. Mann, 18, has finished off his senior season at University School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,


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