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Chelsea Powrie

Chelsea Powrie

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Chelsea Powrie is a graduate of Langara College's journalism program in Vancouver.

She moved to the South Okanagan in 2017 and has never looked back. As Castanet's South Okanagan news director, she is passionate about ensuring the region's communities see their stories, both big and small, shared in the news.

Outside of work, you are likely to find Chelsea tending to her garden of hot peppers, enjoying nachos at one of Penticton?s brewery patios, or walking along the creek with her dog.
Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie
Princeton getting closer to finish line for post-flood water fixes

Princeton getting closer to finish line for post-flood water fixes

Apr 24, 2024 / 10:29 am

The Town of Princeton has provided an update and timeline for an important well replacement project that will get the area close to rescinding a long-standing...

Craft Culture bringing annual spring market to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

Craft Culture bringing annual spring market to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

Apr 23, 2024 / 4:00 am

It will be a crafty few days at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre this weekend. Craft Culture's third annual Penticton Spring Market will take place...

Penticton Kidzfest launches 'Buddy Donation Program' to ensure festival is accessible to all

Penticton Kidzfest launches 'Buddy Donation Program' to ensure festival is accessible to all

Apr 22, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Penticton's ultimate children's festival is launching the Kidzfest Festival Buddy Donation Program, an initiative dedicated to fostering accessibility...

Penticton's 100 Women Who Care disperses $4,400 to local mental health causes

Penticton's 100 Women Who Care disperses $4,400 to local mental health causes

Apr 22, 2024 / 3:54 pm

Penticton's 100 Women Who Care group was back at their charitable giving this spring, awarding more than $4,400 in total to deserving local non-profits. The...

RCMP seeking public help finding missing man last seen in Penticton

RCMP seeking public help finding missing man last seen in Penticton

Apr 22, 2024 / 2:50 pm

Police in Penticton are seeking the public's help in finding a missing man. Chad Ferguson, 43, was reported missing on April 18, 2024, having been last seen...

South Okanagan man will serve jail time in community for assault

South Okanagan man will serve jail time in community for assault

Apr 22, 2024 / 11:25 am

A South Okanagan man will serve his jail sentence for an assault in the community after all, despite a previous judge's qualms. Blayne Paul Thomas Poirier...

Penticton and Area Access Centre hosting music bingo night fundraiser at local brewery

Penticton and Area Access Centre hosting music bingo night fundraiser at local brewery

Apr 20, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Penticton and Area Access Centre is thrilled to be hosting their first in-person fundraiser post-COVID. On Thursday, May 16 at 5 p.m. at Highway 97 Brewery,...

Volunteers welcome at Carmi Recreation Trails cleanup in Penticton

Volunteers welcome at Carmi Recreation Trails cleanup in Penticton

Apr 20, 2024 / 12:00 pm

The Carmi Recreation Trails group is organizing a community cleanup of the area next weekend in Penticton. The volunteer-run group has scheduled a cleanup for...

Penticton man will spend 60 more days behind bars following incidents of theft

Penticton man will spend 60 more days behind bars following incidents of theft

Apr 20, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Penticton man will spend 60 more days behind bars following incidents of theft. Chance Russell Frank Marko, born in 1995, appeared in Penticton Provincial...

Town of Princeton announces replacement work to blue foot bridge

Town of Princeton announces replacement work to blue foot bridge

Apr 19, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Princeton residents are advised that the blue foot bridge will be closed next week for a full day. The bridge, located between Lapworth Street and Allison...

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