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Penticton News

Summer Begins Today

Jun 21, 2006 / 5:00 am

Get out the sunscreen, it""s going to be a long day. This is the first official day of summer and according to the weather experts, it""s going to be a hot and...

Official City Plan Meetings

Jun 20, 2006 / 2:10 pm

The Official City Plan Task Force is holding two open house meetings to generate public feedback about city growth. The OCP is in the process of being rewritten...

Pent. Fence Construction

Jun 20, 2006 / 11:50 am

The application to build a multi-family residence along Calgary Avenue in Penticton has some residents concerned. Issues such as noise, safety and the privacy...

S""land Water Plant

Jun 20, 2006 / 11:47 am

According to Summerlandreview.com, Maple Reinders Inc., a Kelowna based company, has been awarded the contract to build the plant. Maple Reinders Inc. beat out...

Pent. Secondary""s Up-Grade

Jun 20, 2006 / 5:00 am

Penticton Secondary School is one step closer to getting a face-lift. According to the Penticton Western News, final plans and specifications for the new...

New Osoyoos RCMP

Jun 19, 2006 / 1:29 pm

The Osoyoos RCMP is on the lookout for some new blood. According to the Osoyoos Times, several new positions have been approved, including the hiring of a...

Summerland Golf Course

Jun 19, 2006 / 11:14 am

Summerland residents will be given a chance to tee off about tee-times at an open meeting later this month to discuss a proposed golf resort development....

Be Bear Aware

Jun 19, 2006 / 5:00 am

Recent bear sightings in Naramata, Summerland and Peachland has prompted the Regional District of South Okanagan (RDOS) to hire a specialist. A bear awareness...

Osoyoos Says Yes To Gaming

Jun 18, 2006 / 9:30 am

It wasn""t even close! Osoyoos residents have voted overwhelmingly to allow gaming at Desert Park. A referendum Saturday asked residents, "Are you in favour of...

Rotary Exchange Students

Jun 18, 2006 / 5:00 am

The comings and goings of a lunch meeting of the Penticton Rotary Club focused on two exchange students. One came to Canada from Austria and one is going from...

BCFGA Meets BC Caucus

Jun 17, 2006 / 12:00 pm

The BC Fruit Growers"" Association representatives met with the government caucus Friday in Penticton. The meeting was chaired by local MLA Rick Thorpe and...

Profile Kyle Anderson

Jun 17, 2006 / 5:00 am

Kyle Anderson describes himself as a ""shameless self-promoter,"" when it comes to his band, Kyle Anderson""s Amazing Rubber Band. Anderson, 48, has been in the...

Car Crash In Penticton

Jun 16, 2006 / 5:00 pm

A three car accident at the corner of Fairview and Huth Avenues has sent one woman to the hospital. The accident occurred around 4 pm this afternoon. Witnesses...

Cultural Centre Opens

Jun 16, 2006 / 1:00 pm

The brand new, state-of-the-art Nk""Mip Desert Cultural Centre in Osoyoos opened its door for the first time on Thursday afternoon. According to the Penticton...

RCMP Update

Jun 16, 2006 / 12:00 pm

The man wanted for breaking the conditions of his bail by leaving Fort Nelson earlier in the week has been caught. RCMP arrested 39 year old Norman Allan...

SOEC Partner Named

Jun 16, 2006 / 10:56 am

And the proposed partner is... The City of Penticton announced its proposed private sector partner for building the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC) at an...

Crystal Meth Symposium

Jun 16, 2006 / 5:00 am

Hundreds of people came to the the Cleland Community Theatre in Penticton on Wednesday night to learn how to say, ""know."" A symposium on Crystal Meth offered...

Hospital Suicide Attempt

Jun 15, 2006 / 3:30 pm

The reduction of services for those with mental health problems is being blamed for an attempted suicide Tuesday morning in Penticton. According to Charlie...

NDP Leader at City Hall

Jun 15, 2006 / 2:09 pm

NDP leader Carole James stopped by Penticton City Hall on Wednesday afternoon to meet with Mayor Jack Kimberley and members of council. James and Kimberley...

Two Osoyoos Casinos?

Jun 15, 2006 / 10:46 am

Talk about a roll of the dice. According to the Penticton Western News, two large groups want to build casinos in the small city of Osoyoos. Both the Osoyoos...

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