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Penticton elementary school looking to up road safety protocols following serious injury to child

Jan 28, 2022 / 6:00 pm

A report on potential safety improvements to the Uplands Elementary School drop-off zones has been completed, and Penticton city council will have the...

Man suing 7-Eleven after incident in Penticton store

Jan 28, 2022 / 4:15 pm

A man is suing 7-Eleven after allegedly suffering injuries in the Penticton store that he claims left him in significant pain. Marcel Berube filed a lawsuit in...

Real Canadian Superstore in Penticton scolded for failing to report refrigerant leak immediately to Ministry of Environment

Jan 28, 2022 / 3:07 pm

The Ministry of Environment has slapped the Penticton Real Canadian Superstore with a non-compliance warning due to leaked refrigerant material that was not...

South Okanagan prolific criminal with lengthy history of breaching probation orders back on the streets

Jan 28, 2022 / 11:19 am

A South Okanagan man with a long history of property crime, weapons charges and breaches of probation will spend no more time in jail for his latest assault...

Okanagan Falls resident happy to see large group of Bighorn sheep return after disease outbreak last fall

Jan 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

A group of Bighorn Sheep came down from the mountainside into Heritage Hills near Okanagan Falls on Wednesday morning, taking time to butt heads and enjoy the...

Penticton job site frustrated by ongoing theft and vandalism

Jan 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

A porta-potty was set ablaze on Wednesday night on the construction site of Penticton Toyota’s new building, an area that has seen repeated theft and...

CFUZ Peach City Radio celebrating three years on air

Jan 27, 2022 / 7:00 pm

A full day of live programming will be hitting the radio waves on Feb. 5 to celebrate CFUZ Peach City Radio's three years on the air at 92.9 FM. Volunteers...

RDOS budget videos available online, estimated to be given final reading in March

Jan 27, 2022 / 5:00 pm

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has been diving into the 2022 draft budget for electoral areas, municipalities and the Penticton Indian Band. The...

SOS Volunteer Centre gets two new leaders at the helm

Jan 27, 2022 / 3:00 pm

The South Okanagan Similkameen Volunteer Centre has some new leaders at the helm who are passionate about giving back to the community. Subrina Monteith and...

Timeline of reopening for Summerland outpatient laboratory still undetermined

Jan 27, 2022 / 1:16 pm

After low staffing levels caused Interior Health to temporarily close the Summerland Health Centre Outpatient Laboratory in November, the outlook for a timeline...

RDOS offers condolences after residential school grave findings near Williams Lake

Jan 27, 2022 / 11:54 am

The following story contain details some readers might find distressing. After an announcement on Tuesday revealed the discovery of 93 potential graves of...

Prolific offender with 28 outstanding charges caught by Oliver RCMP granted bail

Jan 27, 2022 / 11:00 am

After the Oliver and Osoyoos RCMP apprehended an offender who had numerous warrants out for his arrest after compiling 28 charges in the past 10 months, a judge...

Ministry of Transportation plans for more safety reviews along Hwy 97 in Kaleden

Jan 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

While the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure gave the green light to review options for a protected turning lane last week for the Highway 97 and...

Unsure of what's next, Twin Lakes water management left with uncertainty on how to best protect their area

Jan 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Multiple questions remain for the best way to manage the Twin Lakes water system, after the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen turned down a proposal to...

Penticton roller derby group hosts popular pop-up roller rink

Jan 26, 2022 / 12:27 pm

The golden age of roller rinks is back in Penticton. On Saturday night, the South Okanagan Roller Derby Association hosted a pop-up roller skating event at the...

Penticton looking for members of council advisory committees

Jan 26, 2022 / 11:43 am

The City of Penticton is looking for more members of the public to join advisory committees, giving feedback and advice to council on local issues. Positions...

Osoyoos family celebrates their dog's return home after the Okanagan Humane Society helps foster him

Jan 26, 2022 / 4:00 am

An Osoyoos couple has their dog, Bear, back home after surrendering him to the Okanagan Humane Society due to health problems they thought would leave them...

Penticton Art Walk seeking submissions from local artists

Jan 25, 2022 / 6:00 pm

The latest Penticton Art Walk is now calling for submissions from local artists. On Saturday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Art Walk will be a featured...

Man wielding sledgehammer and knife attacks employees, leaves Keremeos village office closed for days

Jan 25, 2022 / 10:58 am

UPDATE: 10:55 a.m. A 41-year-old man attacked Village of Keremeos employees with a sledgehammer and a knife in a violent incident Monday morning at the local...

Penticton police kept intoxicated passenger off plane

Jan 25, 2022 / 4:00 am

A disturbance involving a belligerent passenger at the Penticton Airport led to police intervention this weekend. Shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon,...

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