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Penticton News

Changes to pay parking

Jun 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

The City of Penticton is continuing to make changes to its new downtown paid parking expansion, adding more free 10-minute spots and allowing the purchase of...

Deadline on permit disputes

Jun 14, 2021 / 6:00 pm

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen is pondering a change to development variance permit application timelines that would see relevant members of the...

'Time to give people hope'

Jun 14, 2021 / 2:52 pm

"This year, with COVID, with what I knew about what's happening in relationships that are poisoned by abuse and violence, I just felt it was a good...

$4K in donuts for survivors

Jun 14, 2021 / 11:24 am

In early June, locally-owned South Okanagan Tim Hortons restaurants launched an orange donut fundraiser for residential school survivors last week, and the...

Jann Arden at SOEC

Jun 14, 2021 / 9:18 am

Beloved Canadian musician Jann Arden is bringing her talents to the South Okanagan Events Centre next summer. Arden announced her rescheduled dates for her...

Stylist overcame obstacles

Jun 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

"Okanagan Inspired" is a weekly series of articles offering a peek into the stories and inspirations of Pentictonites who hold creative roles in the...

Local gifts for wedding time

Jun 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

"Four seasons of fun" is a collaboration between Castanet and Travel Penticton showcasing what Penticton has to offer all year round. Watch for it...

Specializing in fruit wines

Jun 13, 2021 / 12:00 pm

“Behind the Wine” is a new summer series taking you behind the scenes of the South Okanagan’s iconic wine industry. Conveniently located...

Help look after farm animals

Jun 13, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland is hoping to find people who love early mornings and caring for sweet farm animals. "We are looking for our...

Front St. build trying again

Jun 13, 2021 / 4:00 am

A five-storey building proposal for Front Street is coming back before Penticton city council with new designs on Tuesday. When the building was first proposed...

Town receives oil recycling

Jun 12, 2021 / 8:00 pm

The Town of Osoyoos Sanitary Landfill has received a grant from BC Used Oil Management Association (BCUOMA) to provide them with a 20-foot modified sea...

Outdoor rink for winter?

Jun 12, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Penticton council will be reviewing plans for an outdoor ice rink on Tuesday, deliberating the financial costs and operations of the long-awaited project. While...

District's 'sunshine list'

Jun 12, 2021 / 4:15 pm

The District of Summerland has released their municipality’s 2020 Statement of Financial Information, in which their "sunshine list" of...

'For the Children Caravan'

Jun 12, 2021 / 3:00 pm

The Penticton Indian Band has issued a notice for the Sylix Okanagan Nation for an upcoming day to honour the 215 Indigenous youth whose remains were discovered...

Say Hello to Summerland

Jun 12, 2021 / 12:00 pm

Peter Kaz and David Scarlatescu are back with the latest episode of Hello Okanagan. This week, they visit Summerland where they enjoy some tasty treats and a...

'We knew they were dead'

Jun 12, 2021 / 10:00 am

This article contains a personal account of abuse endured or witnessed by children at residential “school” that may be triggering. It mentions...

Grief pours for victim

Jun 12, 2021 / 4:00 am

Dozens of bouquets and gifts have been left at the home of this week's homicide in Naramata, as grief pours in the tight-knit community. Police confirmed...

Slackwater toasts to 2 years

Jun 12, 2021 / 4:00 am

One of Penticton’s breweries is hitting it’s two-year anniversary, reminiscing on their time so far and challenges overcome during their time in the...

Rec Centre readies to open

Jun 12, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Similkameen Recreation Centre in Keremeos is getting prepared for upcoming activities as BC enters its restart plan, with a number of facility updates...

New FireSmart coordinator

Jun 11, 2021 / 7:00 pm

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has welcomed a new face as the Regional District FireSmart Coordinator. Kerry Riess takes on a role responsible...

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