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Ignite the Arts is here

Mar 24, 2023 / 11:59 am

Photo: Ignite the Arts Festival Tonight's the night — the Ignite the Arts Community Week begins in Penticton, boasting a schedule packed with artistic activities, exhibits and shows for the whole city to enjoy. It all kicks off

Threatening thief gets jail

Mar 24, 2023 / 10:34 am

Photo: Contributed A prolific Penticton thief will spend a little less than nine more months behind bars for breaking and entering, and threatening to kill two civilians. Shane Pope, well-known to the police, appeared in Penticton Provincial

Hospital sued over bad birth

Mar 24, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed A South Okanagan woman is suing Penticton Regional Hospital and three physician employees for alleged negligence during the delivery of her baby. In a publicly-available lawsuit filed March 22 in Kelowna, the woman names

Playground getting facelift

Mar 23, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: RDOS The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has determined that the playground at Pioneer Park in Kaleden needs an upgrade to meet national safety standards. Currently, the playground surface is made from pea gravel, which

Radiothon to help victims

Mar 23, 2023 / 3:44 pm

Photo: Castanet The South Okanagan Women in Need Society has been chosen for the Bell Media Have a Heart Radiothon to raise much-needed funds for their Second Stage housing program. SOWINS offers emergency sheltering, counselling services,

City announces 'Paw Perks'

Mar 23, 2023 / 1:57 pm

Photo: Contributed The City of Penticton has introduced new incentives to encourage residents to licence their furry friends. Having a licence for dogs is legally required in the city if the dog is more than three months old. To encourage

Lots of room at local prison

Mar 22, 2023 / 4:40 pm

Photo: Castanet Penticton city councillors were hoping for more answers from the province regarding prisoner release data from nearby Okanagan Correctional Centre, which is currently operating at low capacity. Coun. Helena Konanz made a

Pay parking is back

Mar 22, 2023 / 1:49 pm

Photo: Chelsea Powrie The City of Penticton is reminding residents that a temporary free metered street parking period is coming to an end in anticipation of tourist season. City council voted in late 2022 to suspend the metered parking

Homes for flood victims

Mar 22, 2023 / 1:21 pm

Photo: Casey Richardson Temporary housing for seniors displaced by 2021 flooding in Princeton finally close to completion. More than a year after devastating floods ravaged Princeton, new temporary homes for displaced seniors will soon open.

High-flying diving stunts

Mar 22, 2023 / 11:21 am

Photo: Peach Fest A high-flying show is set to splash into the Penticton Peach Festival this summer. The Flying Fools High Dive Show, presented by RPR Heating, will perform in Okanagan Lake Park from Aug. 10-13 for their first appearance



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