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Latest Articles from Dustin Godfrey

Larson: This is not a crisis

Mar 29, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Oliver Daily News Dr. Peter Entwistle (right) resigned this week as the South Okanagan General Hospital's chief of staff. There will be no impact on patients at the South Okanagan General Hospital if six physical beds are removed

Spike in property crime

Mar 29, 2017 / 4:18 pm

Photo: Penticton RCMP "There is no question that property crime levels have risen in the past five years." That's the finding of a new eight-page report to city boss Peter Weeber from RCMP crime analyst Rachel Linklater, which

'I'm not moving'

Mar 29, 2017 / 1:53 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre When bylaw officers approached panhandler Paul Braun on Main Street and let him know that the city would be holding a photo opportunity with a new kindness meter, Braun told the officers that's just fine. He's not

Vees set to face Vipers

Mar 28, 2017 / 8:30 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff The Penticton Vees' last game against the Merritt Centennials. For the third time in four seasons, the Penticton Vees will face off against the Vernon Vipers for the Ryan Hatfield Memorial Trophy in the Interior

Top doc resigns in protest

Mar 28, 2017 / 5:16 pm

Photo: Oliver Daily News Entwistle shown right with Alan Ruddiman (Doctors of BC) The South Okanagan General Hospital’s former chief of staff says he feels he had “no real options” but to resign in protest of a potential

The Snowbirds are coming

Mar 28, 2017 / 4:54 pm

Photo: CTV The Snowbirds have officially landed a spot at Peach Fest, with an announcement made Tuesday morning, two months after Castanet first reported it. "It's just an incredible way to kick off the 70th anniversary of Peach

City hall investigated

Mar 28, 2017 / 2:31 pm

Photo: Dustin Godfrey An early November meeting on the development at 175 Kinney Avenue. The Office of the Ombudsperson in B.C. has opened an investigation on the City of Penticton over a controversial apartment complex approved by council

Not fighting two-front war

Mar 24, 2017 / 5:00 am

Dustin Godfrey The pot shop that started it all in Penticton has closed its doors. Jukka Laurio has ended a months-long battle with the city after RCMP letters threatened charges against the city’s dispensaries. “Well I can’t

Chance to end the series

Mar 23, 2017 / 10:53 am

Dustin Godfrey The Penticton Vees have a chance to shut down the Merritt Centennials at the South Okanagan Events Centre Thursday evening, with a 3-1 lead in the Interior division semi-finals. After two games in Merritt – with the first

Funds for school renos

Mar 23, 2017 / 10:22 am

Photo: Contributed The provincial government has revealed where its annual school renovation funds will be heading in the South Okanagan, along with one-time grant money for school supplies. The Okanagan-Similkameen School District