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UBC prof talks climate

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

Photo: Facebook Simon Donner SCUBA diving. A climate expert from UBC's Vancouver campus will be holding a free public forum in the Penticton library next weekend. Simon Donner is a climatology professor and research scientist at UBC

RDOS hires public works mgr

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

A new public works manager has been hired by the Regional District of the Okanagan Similkameen. Photo: Contributed - LinkedIn Roger Huston. Roger Huston, a professional with over 22 years experience in local government, starts

Shredding identity fraud

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

Photo: Penticton-area residents and businesses are invited to learn about protecting their sensitive information next Saturday.  In recognition of International Fraud Prevention Month, Valley First is partnering

Liquor pricing uncertainty

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

Photo: Bill Everitt Secrecy by the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch is causing some consternation among liquor producers in the Okanagan. As part of B.C.'s liquor law reform, the province is in the process of setting new wholesale pricing

Koopmans' trial set to begin

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

Photo: Deborah Pfeiffer Koopmans leaves the Penticton courthouse Monday. The murder trial for John Ike Koopmans is set to begin Wednesday after more than a week of pre-trial matters in Penticton court. Koopmans, 51, is accused

Hundreds miss class after threat

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

Photo: Deborah Pfeiffer RCMP car parked at Penticton Secondary on Thursday. About 300 students – 25 per cent of the student body – missed class at Penticton Secondary School Thursday, following Wednesday's threat

No hope for Bobbitt: Crown

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

Photo: Deborah Pfeiffer David Bobbitt arrives at Penticton courthouse in June 2014. David Bobbitt is a psychopath with little hope for rehabilitation and should be jailed for an indeterminate amount of time, B.C. Supreme Court heard

Lexus makes tracks at Apex

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

Photo: Contributed - - A Lexus NX model SUV. They were looking for snow and stunning vistas – they found it at Apex. Lexus has chosen Apex Mountain as the location for its 2015 winter photo-shoot to highlight

Bobbitt hearing continues

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

Photo: Contributed File photo: David Bobbitt arrives at the Penticton courthouse for his dangerous offender hearing in June 2014. The dangerous offender hearing for David Bobbitt continued in Kelowna Supreme Court Wednesday with submissions

Minister toasts liquor changes

Feb 27, 2015 / 3:40 am

Photo: Bill Everitt The minister of national revenue was in Penticton Friday, formally announcing changes that took place about eight months ago. The importation of intoxicating liquors act was amended in 2012 to allow Canadians to