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RCMP seek stolen trailer

Sep 30, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Photo: RCMP Penticton RCMP have released photos of a stolen travel trailer in the hopes that someone in the public has knowledge of its whereabouts. The trailer is described as a Silver Teardrop TAG Travel Trailer.  According to

6 puppies die after hoarding

Sep 30, 2020 / 4:14 pm

Photo: BC SPCA These and other puppies are among 97 animals seized from a property in Princeton last week. Unfortunately, six puppies have died.  Six puppies have died after being rescued from a hoarding situation in Princeton

New infrastructure manager

Sep 30, 2020 / 3:47 pm

Photo: Contributed Kristen Dixon will be Penticton's new general manager of infrastructure come January. The City of Penticton has picked a new general manager of infrastructure ahead of the planned retirement of Mitch Moroziuk.  Moroziuk,

Landfill fix to bring in bucks

Sep 30, 2020 / 12:32 pm

Photo: Google The District of Summerland has decided a $50,000 price tag for a landfill cover is worth it to extend the life of the landfill by approximately 15 years and allowing space for more garbage, worth more than $17 million in

Cop assaulted at crash site

Sep 30, 2020 / 10:33 am

Photo: BC RCMP A Keremeos RCMP officer was hit in the face as an intoxicated man resisted arrest. A motor vehicle crash in Cawston resulted in the assault of a front line officer and one man in handcuffs.  On Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Local wins 19th CCMA

Sep 29, 2020 / 3:11 pm

Photo: Jim Cressman Jim Cressman, left, and Canadian country singer Brett Kissel, right, celebrating their CCMA award wins this weekend. A Penticton-based music talent management business won big at the Canadian Country Music Awards this

31-yr-old message in bottle

Sep 29, 2020 / 12:40 pm

Photo: Liz Courtney Amanda Hope sent this letter in a bottle downriver from Princeton in 1989. 31 years later, it has found its way home An Okanagan woman could not not believe what she was reading when a stranger from Washington messaged

Zaffino rejoins the RDOS

Sep 29, 2020 / 11:28 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Jim Zaffino in West Kelowna. The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has a new manager of finance.  Jim Zaffino, previously of the City of Penticton, the RDOS and, most recently, the City of

Early fire engulfed trailer

Sep 29, 2020 / 11:03 am

Photo: Contributed Keremeos firefighters had an early start to their morning Tuesday after being called to a structure fire near Olalla.  Shortly after 2:30 a.m., the call came in that a travel trailer had gone up in flames, parked

COVID check-in for biz

Sep 29, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Colin Dacre COVID-19 has had an ongoing impact on Penticton hospitality businesses big and small, and the city wants to check in with those businesses through an online survey.  The City of Penticton, Travel Penticton, Downtown
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