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Latest Articles from Bill Everitt

Auxiliary day at PRH

May 8, 2015 / 6:00 am

Photo: Contributed May Simpson, left, and Marlene Leland of the Penticton Hospital Auxiliary. Come to Penticton Regional Hospital Friday to celebrate Health Care Auxiliary Day, coinciding with events throughout British Columbia. The

Student wins Dragon award

May 7, 2015 / 4:44 pm

Photo: Contributed - Okanagan College An Okanagan College student has won the W. Brett Wilson Prize for an essay she wrote on philanthropy. Health care assistant student Catherine Links was awarded the $750 prize for her "embodiment

File taxes or face fine

May 7, 2015 / 1:41 pm

Photo: Thinkstock.com A Kelowna resident was fined $2,000 for failing to file personal income tax returns, the Canada Revenue Agency announced Wednesday. Kin Hung Woo was sentenced on May 4 in Kelowna provincial court, after pleading

Dramatic highway blaze

May 7, 2015 / 10:34 am

Photo: Contributed The driver of an SUV escaped unharmed after his vehicle suddenly burst into flames Wednesday evening. The vehicle was between Princeton and Hedley on Highway 3 when the driver apparently noticed flames coming from under

Body recovered from lake

May 5, 2015 / 3:28 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE MAY 5: The RCMP dive team were able to recover the body of man who drowned following a boating incident this past weekend. Michael David Treseng, 56, of Clearwater died on Adams Lake near Chase on May 2. Treseng

Major crash closes Hwy 97

May 4, 2015 / 11:06 am

Photo: Jon Manchester UPDATE: Monday Police have issued the driver of a red Mazda CX-9 a violation ticket for failing to yield, following a serious crash on Highway 97, Sunday. The driver, an 88-year-old man from Lantzville, suffered

Crash fiasco cuts off town

May 1, 2015 / 3:16 pm

Photo: Contributed - Ole Juul Click here to view gallery Photo: Contributed - Ole Juul Photo: Contributed - Ole Juul Photo: Contributed - Ole Juul Photo: Contributed - Ole Juul Photo: Contributed - Ole Juul   Telus is refusing

Milestone for market

May 1, 2015 / 12:55 pm

Photo: Contributed One of British Columbia’s longest-running farmers’ markets is celebrating a milestone anniversary in 2015. This Saturday, May 2, the Penticton Farmers’ Market will open for its 25th season. “Over

Students paint for Cirque

May 1, 2015 / 5:00 am

Photo: Bill Everitt Click here to view gallery Photo: Bill Everitt Photo: Bill Everitt Photo: Bill Everitt Photo: Bill Everitt Photo: Bill Everitt Photo: Bill Everitt Photo: Bill Everitt   A talented group of students from Penticton

6 months for arson

Apr 30, 2015 / 7:44 pm

Photo: Facebook A 24-year-old man was sentenced to 195 days in jail for setting fire to a house in Princeton while he was inside. Nathan Kale Lipus was before Justice Gregory Koturbash in Penticton court Thursday, facing several charges