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Local ESS team wins award

Dec 1, 2022 / 11:17 am

Photo: The Penticton ESS management team. The City of Penticton's Emergency Support Services team has received national recognition for their excellent work. The team, which helps coordinate response for evacuees in all manner of disaster

Kickboxed his addiction

Dec 1, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Dustin Little A Penticton man who credits martial arts with his journey to sobriety and success hopes his story will serve as an inspiration to others. Dustin Little is the head kickboxing coach at Pacific Top Team Penticton, and

Vees shake up forwards

Nov 30, 2022 / 2:40 pm

Photo: Contributed The Penticton Vees, coming off an unbroken 23-win streak to start the season, have made a significant trade in their offence. The Vees have acquired the playing rights to forward Nicholas Degraves in a three-team trade

VanMag reviews local spots

Nov 30, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Elma Vancouver Magazine has published a list of favourite spots to eat in Penticton. As part of the Lower Mainland-based lifestyle magazine's "B.C. Winter Staycation Guide 2023," it put together don't-miss spots

Fine for not driving drunk

Nov 30, 2022 / 11:11 am

Photo: Pixabay A bad driver with a glass of beer in his console but no alcohol in his blood has been fined $230 after a bizarre Princeton incident. On Nov. 22 at approximately 4 p.m., a BC Conservation Officer was driving southbound on

Use waste, feed people

Nov 29, 2022 / 3:50 pm

Photo: Katie O'Kell A former Penticton council candidate is still looking for help with her vision to reduce food waste and help fill the community food gap, after hearing on the campaign trail that many were struggling to feed their families.

Local nurse banned for 5 yrs

Nov 29, 2022 / 1:30 pm

Photo: Shutterstock A former Penticton nurse will not be allowed to practice in British Columbia for five years, following a sexual assault conviction. On Nov. 20,, a panel of the BC College of Nurses and Midwives Inquiry Committee approved

Unique kids on catwalk

Nov 29, 2022 / 10:48 am

Photo: Dragonfly Pond Family Society This Wednesday, a Penticton fashion show like no other will give models with diverse abilities their moment to shine. The Uniquely Fashionable Fashion Show, presented by Dragonfly Pond Family Society,

'Arts capital' of province?

Nov 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Ignite the Arts Festival Penticton Art Gallery curator Paul Crawford is on a mission to make Penticton the "Arts Capital of BC," and part of that vision is the upcoming second annual Ignite the Arts Festival. The ten-day

Cram the Cruiser needs you

Nov 28, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed A Cram the Cruiser event in Lake Country last year. Police, fire, sheriff and bylaw officers are teaming up to hold a "Cram the Cruiser" holiday food drive, with donations going to make sure nobody in the community
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