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Firemen flipping pancakes

Jun 21, 2018 / 4:19 pm

Photo: Contributed The Penticton Fire Department is giving back to the community with their annual pancake breakfast fundraiser during the coming weekend. It takes place at the south end of Gyro Park, and is purposely timed to coincide

Canadian wines judged

Jun 21, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie The 18th annual National Wine Awards are in Penticton this week, with a record number of Canadian entries. Co-head judge Anthony Gismondi says 1,867 wines are entered.  "It's a record for us, the largest

The beach is back

Jun 19, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Chelsea Powrie The wall along Okanagan Beach is finally toppling. City crews were hard at work Tuesday to dismantle the many gabion baskets which have kept the public from the lakeshore during flood season.  Len Robson, public works

Castanet employees in jail!

Jun 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Chelsea Powrie The team at Castanet Penticton will be down by two members Tuesday when our general manager and senior marketing co-ordinator get locked up behind bars. They don't need a lawyer to get out, though — they

Just days until the Cruise

Jun 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie A lot has changed since president Wayne Wood started out with the Peach City Beach Cruise 10 years ago, but one thing remains the same: it's going to be a busy weekend. Almost 850 cars have signed up this year, which Wood

Marking the summer solstice

Jun 18, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Photo: RASC-OC The longest day of the year is just a few days away, and to celebrate, a gathering will take place at the "Pen Henge" standing stone array atop Penticton's Munson Mountain. On June 21, the sun will set at its

Temporary move for market

Jun 18, 2018 / 3:40 pm

Photo: Deborah Pfeiffer The Penticton Farmers Market will have a temporary new home this weekend, to make room for the annual Peach City Beach Cruise. On June 23, instead of occupying its usual spot in the 100 block of Main Street, the market

Stranger gives up kidney

Jun 18, 2018 / 10:25 am

Photo: Al Mansfield Dorothy, left, and Noreen, who offered a kidney before they had even met. Al Mansfield and his wife Dorothy have a had a run of bad luck.  His business, the local Penticton White Spot, burned down seven years

New roof for the animals

Jun 17, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie The animal sanctuary Critteraid is seeking help with repairs to the main house, with a special emphasis on the roof. "Our building is getting of age, we're in desperate need of a roofing company that would work with us

Public peeks in wine vault

Jun 15, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie The new Naramata Wine Vault opened its doors to the public for the first time Thursday evening.  The vault has repurposed an old B.C. Tree Fruits packinghouse which has long been left empty.  "It started



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