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Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie

Main St. revamp to tender

Jan 18, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: City of Penticton The City of Penticton's $2.2 million revitalization plan for the 300-block of Main Street has officially been put out to tender. The project, which was approved by council at the end of last year will include

Summerland art off to Vic

Jan 17, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Chelsea Powrie A Summerland artist is in the final stages of preparing for a solo exhibition in Victoria, B.C. this weekend. Michael Hermesh says he's been an artist all his life, and a professional one for 20 years. He works in many mediums,

Local bands at the Scotties

Jan 17, 2018 / 12:54 pm

Photo: Contributed The Scotties Tournament of Hearts will offer more entertainment than just curling when it opens next Saturday in Penticton. The HeartStop Lounge, located at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, will be the post-draw

Fundraising for fire victim

Jan 16, 2018 / 9:58 am

Photo: Contributed A GoFundMe page has been set up for the family of a man who died in an Okanagan Falls mobile home fire Thursday evening.  71-year-old Wayne Rundle died in a fire in his home in Peach Cliff Estates mobile

Surprise honour at work

Jan 16, 2018 / 5:00 am

The South Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Program surprised its manager today with a commemorative gift recognizing her decade of service.  Bryn White has been with the program for 11 years now, and was thrilled to be surprised at what

No need to fear the vet

Jan 12, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie The Penticton SPCA is launching a new program aimed at easing pet anxiety when visiting the vet. Fear Free was created by a vet in Colorado who decided there were ways to make the vet less stressful for pets, owners and staff. Karen

Two-car crash on Main St.

Jan 11, 2018 / 9:21 am

Photo: Skylar Noe-Vack Emergency crews were called to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash around 8:30 a.m. at Main Street and Bennett Avenue in Penticton today. According to a witness, two vehicles were involved in the incident. The southbound

OK College parking woes

Jan 11, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie Parking on Penticton's Okanagan College campus is a contentious issue, with the number of current active passholders far exceeding the number of available spots. The campus has around 290 spots available without distinction

Physical activity on wheels

Jan 10, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen wants to help its residents get active. A new physical activity trailer will bring trainers and equipment to areas around the South Okanagan that may not have ample access

Housing meeting date set

Jan 9, 2018 / 11:21 am

Photo: Chelsea Powrie UPDATE: 11:20 a.m. The Summerland Housing Task Force has announced a time and location for its Jan. 30 open community housing conversation. The event begins at 7 p.m. and will bring together the public and community
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