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Penticton News

Doors opening at sanctuary

Feb 17, 2019 / 5:00 am

Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland is holding an open house event to try and pair some of its residents with forever homes. Both kittens and adult cats...

Flipped car on parkway

Feb 16, 2019 / 7:50 pm

A crash on Penticton's Channel Parkway resulted in a flipped car Saturday evening. One vehicle was seen inverted. An ambulance attended the scene. It is...

Blatant daytime theft

Feb 16, 2019 / 7:33 pm

An Apex Mountain resident caught a thief on camera this weekend stealing gas in a large jerry can kept by their garage. Jessica Florek was at home with her...

Illness forces retirement

Feb 16, 2019 / 3:20 pm

Laurel Burnham, longtime event organizer behind events like the S.S. Sicamous Christmas Market, Okanagan Makers Craft Show and much more has announced her...

Hwy closure hard on locals

Feb 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

Businesses in Penticton are feeling the pinch after a lengthy closure of Highway 97 near Summerland and ongoing restrictions on large trucks using the Callan...

Townhouses proposed

Feb 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

Penticton city councillors will get their first look next week at a townhouse development proposed for an empty lot the northeast of the community. A developer...

Million-dollar rockslide?

Feb 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

Cleanup and fixes at the Highway 97 rockslide site could cost upwards of $1 million before it's all done, according to the Ministry of Transportation and...

Vote on the best photos

Feb 15, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Voting has opened for the City of Penticton’s Snap Your City Photo contest. The contest was launched last month to help the city gather images for its new...

Are speed limits too low?

Feb 15, 2019 / 2:15 pm

Penticton city council is taking another look at the 30-kilometre-per-hour zones covering parts of the downtown, but revitalization work in recent years will...

Fire crews tend to shed fire

Feb 15, 2019 / 1:23 pm

Firefighters are currently dealing with a small structure fire involving a shed or shack behind Doc’s Golf Centre. The Penticton Fire Department was...

Firefighter passes suddenly

Feb 15, 2019 / 11:01 am

The Oliver Fire Department has announced the death of one of its members. “It is with heavy hearts the Oliver Fire Department announces the sudden passing...

New chef at Spirit Ridge

Feb 15, 2019 / 10:44 am

The Spirit Ridge Resort in Osoyoos has announced it has hired a new executive chef, and he has quite the resume. Murray McDonald comes to the resort from an...

Bylaw may get new home

Feb 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

City of Penticton bylaw and RCMP could have a new presence downtown this year. The draft 2019 budget released this week proposes the city spend $30,000 to lease...

Peek inside new brewery

Feb 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

It used to be a nightclub, but these days the former Mule on Martin Street is being transformed into Penticton's newest craft brewery. Hatchery Brewing...

New PeachFest headliner

Feb 14, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Canadians have known the Legendary Hearts for over 30 years, and now the band is reuniting at the Penticton Peach Festival for a Friday night headlining...

3.6% tax increase proposed

Feb 14, 2019 / 5:03 pm

The City of Penticton is proposing to raise property taxes 3.6 per cent this year to fund new staff at city hall and investments in downtown safety. The...

Slide could be stabilized

Feb 14, 2019 / 3:18 pm

There was no movement in the rockslide on Highway 97 north of Summerland overnight Wednesday, a positive sign that work at the site is helping. "A small...

Marching for MMIW

Feb 14, 2019 / 2:18 pm

Several dozen people walked downtown Penticton Thursday for the annual memorial march for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. The event organized...

Vintage hockey cards found

Feb 14, 2019 / 12:39 pm

Penticton RCMP are looking for the rightful owner of a vintage hockey card and coin collection. The police have recovered the collection and are hoping the...

Robbery suspect hunted

Feb 14, 2019 / 11:22 am

The Penticton RCMP is turning to the public for help identifying the man who robbed a downtown convenience store last week. Police were called to the 24-Seven...

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