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Penticton News

City taking credit online

Sep 16, 2019 / 9:51 am

Penticton residents can now pay their utility bills online with a credit card. The city says it has now added the option to its online services page,...

Found after 3 weeks in wild

Sep 16, 2019 / 9:47 am

A lost dog has been reunited with its family after spending three weeks in the wild in and around Princeton, B.C. Mordy, a four-year-old labradoodle from...

Muddy last Test of Humanity

Sep 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

There was rain and lots of mud but that didn’t deter hundreds of happy riders who took in what might be the last Test of Humanity race through the hills...

Bikers gather Xmas toys

Sep 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

The 32nd annual South Okanagan Toy Run is back, calling all motorcycle riders in the area who want to raise donations for local kids to have an excellent...

Has attitude, needs home

Sep 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

She has a little bit of an attitude, but two-year-old kitten Jamie Lynn at Critteraid Sanctuary is still a sweetheart looking for the right forever home. ...

Full moon sky timelapse

Sep 14, 2019 / 7:13 pm

An Osoyoos photographer was unable to capture a direct look at this Friday's harvest full moon, but he put together a timelapse of the bright light behind...

Vinyl fest just around corner

Sep 14, 2019 / 3:15 pm

Music lovers and vinyl collectors, rejoice. The 8th annual Okanagan Vinyl Festival for Peach City Radio, CFUZ, is coming up on Sunday, Sept. 22 at the...

Bus service in West Bench?

Sep 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

A possible transit service in the Greater West Bench and Sage Mesa area will be discussed at a meeting open to the public later this month. On Sept. 18, the...

How far will you go for gas?

Sep 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Prices per litre for gas in the North, Central and South Okanagan this week have seen major differences, with Penticton often 20 cents lower than more northerly...

Terry Fox Run this Sunday

Sep 13, 2019 / 4:34 pm

The 39th annual Terry Fox Run takes place in multiple South Okanagan communities on Sunday. The run carrying on the Marathon of Hope is one of Canada’s...

Pedestrian struck on Main St.

Sep 13, 2019 / 4:22 pm

A person was rushed to hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Main Street Friday afternoon. Emergency crews were called to the roadway near the Super Wash...

A town without groceries

Sep 13, 2019 / 3:03 pm

Okanagan Falls is now without a grocery store. IGA closed this week, as announced in June, meaning about 2,500 residents of the community on the south end of...

Paul back at the breezeway

Sep 13, 2019 / 12:16 pm

It cost the City of Penticton $26,000 to obtain a court order to remove well-known panhandler Paul Braun from his regular spot on Main Street. That one-year...

Local builders staying busy

Sep 13, 2019 / 11:02 am

Penticton’s construction industry continues to hum along well ahead of last year. The City of Penticton has issued building permits worth $133 million...

Lawsuit over 'expropriation'

Sep 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

The Similkameen orchardists that own the property where a First Nations burial ground was discovered in 2016 is suing the provincial government over the impact...

Return of the grape harvest

Sep 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

The harvest season has begun in earnest on Penticton's Naramata Bench, just the first step in a long road that turns grapes on the vine into bottles of...

Planting party at the marsh

Sep 12, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Restoration efforts at Riverside Marsh in Penticton are underway again, and the Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship is looking for volunteers to help. On Sept. 21,...

Event to close exhibitions

Sep 12, 2019 / 4:48 pm

The Penticton Art Gallery is inviting the public to celebrate the closing of its most recent exhibition this weekend. The event starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday...

Accused frail, in wheelchair

Sep 12, 2019 / 12:55 pm

The elderly man accused of stabbing his wife with a kitchen knife last week made a brief appearance in Penticton court Thursday. A frail 77-year-old Gunter...

Arsonist deemed mentally ill

Sep 12, 2019 / 11:09 am

A man who lit the Osoyoos RCMP detachment on fire in July has been found not-criminally responsible due to mental illness. Joseph Mcarthur-Pereira, 28, will be...

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