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Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie

Lake-to-lake cycle route

Jun 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie The City of Penticton council will be considering plans for a lake-to-lake bicycle route cutting through the main corridor of the city to encourage commuters and recreational cyclists. It is proposed as an "all ages

Parking spots up for sale

Jun 14, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Photo: City of Penticton A rendering of the new parking lot. There's a new parking lot in town at the former Greyhound Bus Depot site, and downtown motorists will soon be able to purchase a spot.  Daily parking spots will soon

Fire dept. warns of fraudster

Jun 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff The Osoyoos Fire Department is warning the public of a potential scammer impersonating one of their members asking for money.  Fire chief Ryan McCaskill said the person has allegedly been placing phone calls to

Huge hand now downtown

Jun 13, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Helping Hand statue was installed Thursday morning. The new "Helping Hand" statue has been installed in downtown Penticton, inscribed with words chosen by local citizens and translated into 15 different languages

Dog-bit baby now all smiles

Jun 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Chelsea Powrie From left to right, Adam Hill, Ty Cissell, Kade Hill and Amber Cissell on June 12, less than two weeks after Kade was bitten by their family dog. Less than two weeks ago, nine-month-old Kade Hill was bitten in the face

Slackwater sneak peek

Jun 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie It's opening "very, very soon." Penticton's newest craft brewery, Slackwater Brewing, is getting down to the final touches. "A lot is going into this project," said co-owner Liam Peyton. "Everyone

Aide dog questioned at grad

Jun 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie Hannah MacIntyre has had her medical service dog at her side every day throughout high school, so it was a shock on Friday when her vice principal told her the dog wouldn't be allowed to walk across the stage with her for convocation.  While

Southern-style BBQ is back

Jun 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Chelsea Powrie Penticton's Smugglers Smokehouse has only been in its new home for a few weeks, but is already loving the change.  "The new location has been fantastic for foot traffic and exposure, and everyone's

42 affordable units planned

Jun 8, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Oliver Daily News Open land west of Sen Pok Chin Elementary. The Oliver and Area Affordable Housing Society has sent a letter to Oliver town council with the aim of "forewarning" them about their needs for an upcoming housing

OK Falls reacts to IGA loss

Jun 8, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie Okanagan Falls was recently dealt a blow when IGA, the only grocery store in the small town, announced it would be leaving at the end of this summer.  Castanet hit the streets in the community to find out how the loss



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