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Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie

Wrap a gift, help save a life

Dec 4, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Penticton Hospital Auxiliary Past volunteers at the gift wrapping station at Cherry Lane Shopping Centre. The Penticton Hospital Auxiliary is looking for volunteers to help with their annual gift wrapping fundraiser at Cherry Lane

Santa parade success

Dec 4, 2022 / 11:55 am

Photo: Mike Biden Click here to view gallery Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Saturday evening saw hundreds

Local skaters top podium

Dec 3, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Glangarry Skating Club Deepika Gill, who earned a perfect score. Penticton's Glengarry Skating Club racked up some impressive wins at the 2022 Okanagan Inter-club Competition recently in West Kelowna. Twenty-five skaters from

Want to fight back at crime?

Dec 3, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Crime Stoppers South Okanagan-Similkameen The South Okanagan-Similkameen division of Crime Stoppers is seeking volunteers to serve on their board of directors. The community-based crime prevention program, which works with RCMP and

Celeb names at Elvis Fest

Dec 3, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Linda Thompson, left, Elvis Presley and Sam Thompson. Penticton Elvis Festival is thrilled to announce some special VIPs who will be joining the event this coming summer. The King of Rock and Roll's former girlfriend

Utility rate hikes proposed

Dec 2, 2022 / 1:24 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Pentictonites could see a hike in their electrical rates next year, after several years of the municipality swallowing increased Fortis BC bulk rates to allow citizens a break during the pandemic. City staff is proposing

Fest of Ale tix now on sale

Dec 2, 2022 / 12:41 pm

Photo: Fest of Ale Early bird tickets are now on sale for the popular Okanagan Fest of Ale in Penticton next year. On April 14 and 15, the 19+ festival will return to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, featuring beer, cider, food

Boil water through weekend

Dec 2, 2022 / 10:45 am

Photo: Pixabay A boil water notice for more than 200 homes in Penticton after a water main break Wednesday will remain in place over the weekend as additional tests are conducted. The homes are south of Brantford Avenue. An update from

Globetrotters on the way

Dec 2, 2022 / 10:15 am

Photo: Contributed Basketball's most outrageous and fun event is coming to Penticton this winter. The Harlem Globetrotters will take over the South Okanagan Events Centre on Wednesday, Jan. 25, showing off their incredible skills and

Local stories in new series

Dec 2, 2022 / 9:38 am

Contributed Storyboard Productions A collection of local stories that make Summerland magical and unique are now featured in a six-episode TV series, after local production company won a $10,000 grant. Storyboard Productions learned they had
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