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Penticton News

Singh gathers crowd at rally

Oct 19, 2019 / 10:06 pm

The ballroom at the Penticton Lakeside Resort was full to the brim Saturday night in anticipation of a visit from federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. It was so...

Heritage hotel needs help

Oct 19, 2019 / 5:00 am

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen heard a plea for help with restoring the historic Kaleden Hotel at Thursday's meeting. Members of the hotel...

Surprise guests on door cam

Oct 19, 2019 / 5:00 am

"It just seemed like the line kept coming!" Heather Whitney got a shock when she reviewed her doorbell camera footage in Summerland this week. "I...

Centennial Cup in Penticton

Oct 18, 2019 / 7:49 pm

The Penticton Vees have announced the 2021 Centennial Cup will be coming to Penticton, at the South Okanagan Events Centre. This will be the first time ever the...

Tracking pregnant rattlers

Oct 18, 2019 / 2:38 pm

Dana Eye is hoping to help save the Okanagan's rattlesnakes by studying pregnant females, a subset of the population which has been historically...

Cheers to Oktoberfest

Oct 18, 2019 / 12:48 pm

There is still time to grab tickets to Penticton's annual Oktoberfest, coming this weekend to the Penticton Lakeside Resort. For ten years running, the...

City seeks help with events

Oct 18, 2019 / 11:28 am

The City of Penticton has put out an official call for expressions of interest to take over and run yearly civic events after the Downtown Penticton Association...

Wellness Fair coming back

Oct 18, 2019 / 10:14 am

The fourth annual Penticton Wellness Fair is just around the corner at the Penticton Community Centre. On Oct. 26 and 27, learn about the products and services...

Allow micro cannabis?

Oct 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen is struggling to create bylaws for micro cannabis operations. "Some directors are concerned about treating...

Seniors give back donations

Oct 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

A Penticton assisted living facility is running a month-long drive for food bank donations. The Hamlets in Penticton are hoping to be able to fill their entire...

'Warm up for Winter' back

Oct 17, 2019 / 7:00 pm

The annual “Warm Up for Winter” blanket and warm clothing drive is back. Launched 10 years ago by the Soupateria and Gregory Litwin's notary...

Farm vindicated after probe

Oct 17, 2019 / 3:18 pm

A Summerland farm has been cleared of any wrongdoing following an investigation by multiple agencies in response to complaints by neighbours. District council...

Progress on homeless front

Oct 17, 2019 / 2:15 pm

A local consortium of nonprofits and social service providers say they have made headway housing Penticton’s homeless, so much so, that a new name is in...

Missing man found dead

Oct 17, 2019 / 11:20 am

Police say they have found the body of a missing South Okanagan man that’s been the subject of a wide search effort by friends and family. Phillip...

No serious injuries in crash

Oct 17, 2019 / 10:37 am

UPDATE 10:35 a.m. A crash that closed Highway 97 overnight north of Okanagan Falls did not result in any serious injuries. OK Falls fire chief Rob Oliver says a...

Jagmeet to rally in Valley

Oct 17, 2019 / 9:55 am

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh will visit Penticton this weekend, just days before the election, in a bid to give a boost to the campaign of local candidate...

Childcare worries at capital

Oct 17, 2019 / 5:00 am

Amanda Burnett calls herself "just some Mom from Penticton." But her consistent activism for the cause of accessible childcare in B.C. has earned her...

Support for cancer fight

Oct 17, 2019 / 5:00 am

The community is rallying around a Penticton woman battling cancer. Manpreet Sidhu was diagnosed this spring with advanced Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, according...

Who are you voting for?

Oct 17, 2019 / 5:00 am

With just days to go until the federal election, Castanet hit the streets in Penticton to find out how Okanagan residents are planning to cast their ballots. ...

Empty bus barn gets roof fix

Oct 16, 2019 / 8:00 pm

The City of Penticton is spending $56,000 to repair the roof of the old bus barn building on Ellis Street, which has sat empty since spring 2018. “The...