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One dead in trailer fire

May 24, 2022 / 10:46 am

Photo: Contributed Oliver Fire Department at work in this file photo. One person is dead after a Saturday afternoon mobile home fire in Oliver. Local fire crews were called to the scene around 4 p.m. and found the trailer engulfed. "Because

Break-in after arson

May 24, 2022 / 9:17 am

Photo: Contributed A local family-owned grocery store is grateful to the community for an outpouring support after a devastating long weekend break-in. Global Grocers, which has stores in Oliver and in Penticton, had a smash-and-grab incident

Get psyched for bike week

May 23, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Pixabay Planning for Penticton's upcoming GoByBike Week is underway, with plenty of wheels turning and gears spinning in anticipation. GoByBike Week will be May 30 through June 5, encouraging residents to use bikes instead of

Calling all young artists

May 23, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Pixabay Kids, get your creative caps on! Long-Haggerty Roberston LLP in downtown Penticton is hosting an artist competition for young artists in the South Okanagan. Youth are invited to submit their original art in a Harry Potter

Last chance Dry Grad 50/50

May 22, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Pixabay The Penticton Secondary School Dry Grad 50/50 fundraiser is down to its final hours. Dry Grad is an annual event where graduating seniors can have an incredible time while staying safe. It is a supervised all-night party that

Old friends help save camp

May 22, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Kinsmen members present a cheque to Friends of Camp Boyle. A Scouts Canada camp near Summerland that struggled financially during the pandemic has gotten a huge boost thanks to a generous donation from some old friends. The

Races to honour lost teens

May 21, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The annual Young Guns Memorial weekend is back at the Penticton Speedway. The event honours the lives of Bobbie Wilson and Dayton Dery, young drivers who died in a winter car accident in 2008 while on their way to get

Major new playground open

May 20, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: District of Summerland Summerland council kidding around. Summerland's council and mayor had a childhood flashback Friday as they celebrated the official opening of the new Memorial Park playground. The innovative play structure,

City throwing party for Vees

May 20, 2022 / 10:54 am

Photo: Contributed The City of Penticton has declared Tuesday, May 24 "Vees Day" in honour of the local BCHL hockey team bringing home a championship cup. The Vees, along with the city, are throwing a party to celebrate the victory.

Volleyball joins Peach Fest

May 20, 2022 / 8:33 am

Photo: Pixabay Penticton Peach Festival has added yet another new event to its much-anticipated return this summer. The Junior Chamber International (JCI) Penticton will be hosting the first annual Peach Festival JCI Penticton Beach Volleyball


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