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Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie

Blue Man high-energy show

Apr 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: BMG Tour Marketing It's hard to describe what goes on during a Blue Man Group show, even for one of the blue fellows himself.  "That's the big challenge, even for those of us who have been with the company for

Bylaw cracking down

Apr 19, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen is cracking down on building and property bylaw infractions, partly due to an increase in staff that has allowed them more time to investigate.  Laura Miller, manager of

Wild bird befriends people

Apr 18, 2019 / 1:48 pm

Chelsea Powrie Clarence is not your average neighbour.  A wild dove has been cozying up to humans in the Government Street area of Penticton, one of whom has dubbed it "Clarence."  "He starts flying right into

Egg-cellent Easter activities

Apr 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Pixabay There are plenty of egg-cellent options for Easter entertainment in the Penticton area this coming long weekend.  On Easter Monday, LocoLanding will be hosting its ninth annual easter egg hunt, featuring a staggering

Guide to climate dangers

Apr 17, 2019 / 6:32 pm

Photo: Okanagan Nation Alliance A controlled burn in 2017, which helps mitigate wildfire risk. The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has helped produce a downloadable book aimed at helping homeowners in the area prepare their home

Fest of Ale winners roundup

Apr 16, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The team at Penticton's Slackwater Brewing took home a People's Choice award. The 24th annual Fest of Ale has come and gone after a record-breaking year for participants and festivities.  Seventy-five B.C.

Coyote Cruises' big changes

Apr 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: K'uL Group Concept drawings for a rebranding of Coyote Cruises. Penticton's signature channel-floating business will have some new hands on deck this summer through a new partnership with LocoLanding, The Peach

Worker woes in south

Apr 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie With summer just around the corner, tourism-related businesses around the South Okanagan are looking to do their yearly hire, bulking up staff numbers before things get busy.  But some communities are having vastly differing experiences

Appeal for flood relief, plan

Apr 12, 2019 / 10:15 am

Photo: RDKB An aerial shot of flooded Grand Forks in spring 2018. South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings spoke passionately in the House of Commons Thursday in support of increased federal disaster aide to help areas in his riding

Peek into mega-winery

Apr 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie It’s big, it’s bold, and it’s set to become one of the region's largest wineries. Phantom Creek Estates Winery is still under construction, but anyone driving down Highway 97 between Oliver and Osoyoos recently


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