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Investigation into cyber attack on School District 67 determines some info may be at risk

Investigation into cyber attack on School District 67 determines some info may be at risk

Feb 22, 2024 / 1:33 pm

More information has come out following the outage of phone and email services at School District 67 due to a cyber attack last week. SD67 issued letters to...

Photos: Ice Cube show packs house in Penticton

Photos: Ice Cube show packs house in Penticton

Feb 22, 2024 / 9:45 am

The South Okanagan Events Centre was packed Wednesday night as Ice Cube hit the stage. Tickets for the rapper's show were a hot commodity leading up to the...

Princeton residents invited to flood mitigation open house

Princeton residents invited to flood mitigation open house

Princeton Feb 22, 2024 / 4:00 am

Residents of Princeton are invited to join an open house providing information about flood mitigation. On Thursday, March 14, town staff will be on hand at the...

Okanagan wineries come together to discuss solutions while facing devastating loss of 2024 fruit

Okanagan wineries come together to discuss solutions while facing devastating loss of 2024 fruit

Okanagan Valley Feb 22, 2024 / 4:00 am

British Columbia winemakers, growers and industry experts gathered in town hall sessions in the Okanagan on Wednesday, brainstorming solutions to potentially...

Highway 97 near Summerland will be closed for blasting at rockslide site this weekend

Highway 97 near Summerland will be closed for blasting at rockslide site this weekend

Summerland Feb 22, 2024 / 4:00 am

Highway 97 will be closed for blasting between Callan Road and Okanagan Lake Provincial Park north of Summerland on several days this weekend. The highway will...

Comedy show planned to help Penticton grad class fundraise for fun, safe grad celebration

Comedy show planned to help Penticton grad class fundraise for fun, safe grad celebration

Feb 21, 2024 / 8:00 pm

Train Wreck Comedy has teamed up with Penticton Secondary School for a night of laughs supporting seniors' fundraising for a Dry Grad celebration this...

Penticton family hosting fundraiser for local charity pairing wine and classic junk food

Penticton family hosting fundraiser for local charity pairing wine and classic junk food

Feb 21, 2024 / 7:00 pm

A local family is running an innovative fundraiser pairing wine and junk food, all in support of the OSNS Child & Youth Development Centre. Juliana...

Okanagan comedian hopes to expand stand-up scene in Penticton

Okanagan comedian hopes to expand stand-up scene in Penticton

Feb 21, 2024 / 3:35 pm

An Okanagan comedian is hoping to break down barriers for comics looking to break into the stand-up scene in Penticton. Andrew Verge is launching a series of...

Penticton council approves pilot project making e-scooters street legal

Penticton council approves pilot project making e-scooters street legal

Feb 21, 2024 / 2:03 pm

An e-scooter legalization pilot project is on its way to Penticton streets. At their regular meeting Tuesday, council voted to enrol in a provincially-backed...

'At the mercy of Mother Nature': South Okanagan vegetable farmers preparing best they can

'At the mercy of Mother Nature': South Okanagan vegetable farmers preparing best they can

South Okanagan Feb 21, 2024 / 1:07 pm

"We're at the mercy of Mother Nature and that's part of what keeps us on our toes." With a tough winter weather season already hitting the...

Penticton council adopts code of conduct

Penticton council adopts code of conduct

Feb 21, 2024 / 11:10 am

Penticton city council has adopted a code of conduct for itself, after some dissent. At a meeting in January, council heard a staff report following their...

'Mind-blowing': Reptile rescue in peril thrilled by success of Penticton event

'Mind-blowing': Reptile rescue in peril thrilled by success of Penticton event

Feb 21, 2024 / 9:55 am

B.C.'s only reptile rescue is thrilled to bits by the support they felt in Penticton this weekend, getting them a huge leap closer to saving their...

Five-storey apartment complex green lit in Penticton

Five-storey apartment complex green lit in Penticton

Feb 21, 2024 / 4:00 am

Penticton city council has approved a development permit for a five-storey, 48 unit apartment building on Rigsby Street. The property is located between...

Yard waste pickup in Penticton resuming next week

Yard waste pickup in Penticton resuming next week

Feb 20, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Curbside yard waste collection in Penticton will resume next week. Starting Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, yard waste carts will be picked up bi-weekly regular...

Drivers warned about rocks on Highway 5A north of Princeton

Drivers warned about rocks on Highway 5A north of Princeton

Princeton Feb 20, 2024 / 5:06 pm

Drivers are being told to watch for falling rocks on Highway 5A north of Princeton, B.C. DriveBC is reporting rocks on the road in various areas between...

'Don't do what you did ever again': Penticton judge gives house arrest to man guilty of violent beating

'Don't do what you did ever again': Penticton judge gives house arrest to man guilty of violent beating

Feb 20, 2024 / 3:42 pm

A Penticton man will not serve any jail time for a bloody beating. Jeremy Jason Webster, 47, appeared in BC Provincial Court in Penticton Tuesday to learn his...

Legacy lives on: Downtown business carries on vision of now-closed Penticton board game cafe

Legacy lives on: Downtown business carries on vision of now-closed Penticton board game cafe

Feb 20, 2024 / 1:21 pm

The spirit of board gaming lives on in Penticton, thanks to a local small business committed to carrying on the legacy of another that had to close. Meeples...

Penticton Peach Festival announces Honeymoon Suite, the Odds as Saturday headliners

Penticton Peach Festival announces Honeymoon Suite, the Odds as Saturday headliners

Feb 20, 2024 / 9:33 am

The 2024 Penticton Peach Festival has announced the headliners for its Saturday night this summer. Two iconic Canadian bands, Honeymoon Suite and the Odds,...

Penticton council to consider 5-storey, 48 unit apartment building

Penticton council to consider 5-storey, 48 unit apartment building

Feb 20, 2024 / 4:00 am

Penticton city council will discuss approving a permit for a five-storey, 48 unit apartment building on Tuesday. Located at 286 Rigsby Street between...

Rock Creek Fall Fair fundraiser launches, with chance to win up to $45K

Rock Creek Fall Fair fundraiser launches, with chance to win up to $45K

Rock Creek Feb 19, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Rock Creek Fall Fair is excited to launch its annual 50/50 fundraiser. The popular fair runs the contest every year to raise cash to put on the event and...