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Penticton News

No charges for doc attack

Feb 22, 2020 / 10:00 am

A man who was granted a new trial in the alleged violent beating of a psychiatrist at Penticton Regional Hospital is no longer going back to court at all. The...

$4 million sewage hookup?

Feb 22, 2020 / 5:00 am

The community of Kaleden will be asked through a referendum whether it wants to take on about $4 million in debt to connect its sewage system to the Okanagan...

Soup for a local cause

Feb 21, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Hungry bellies can be filled while giving back to a local cause through the annual Discovery House "Soup is Good Food" fundraiser. Every Friday at...

Lineups for cheap gas

Feb 21, 2020 / 4:21 pm

UPDATE 4:15 p.m. Not to be outdone, a second gas station has dropped its prices to below a dollar per litre in Penticton. The SuperSave Gas on the PIB reserve...

Warm welcome for top cop

Feb 21, 2020 / 11:03 am

The South Okanagan's new RCMP superintendent got a round of applause from the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen board when he made his first...

Kuroda memorial postponed

Feb 21, 2020 / 10:19 am

A planned memorial run for freestyle mogul skier Brayden Kuroda, who passed away suddenly this week, has been postponed. The plan had been for friends, family...

No money for new clinics

Feb 21, 2020 / 5:00 am

While recruiting and retaining family physicians in the South Okanagan region has long been an issue, the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen is wary of...

Farm housing going ahead

Feb 20, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Plans for a 41-bedroom farm worker housing unit in rural Summerland have been approved without objection by the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen. At...

Steady taxes for IH increase

Feb 20, 2020 / 4:04 pm

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has opted not to increase taxes on residents to pay for a significant jump in Interior Health funding requests,...

'Alarming' update for RDOS

Feb 20, 2020 / 1:25 pm

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen reacted to an update on climate change trends in the region Thursday, dubbed "alarming." Gillian Aubie...

RibFest moving to Skaha

Feb 20, 2020 / 5:00 am

The Penticton Rotarian RibFest will be in a new location this year, making its home at Skaha Lake Park instead of competing with a busy festival weekend in the...

Thief hid liquor down pants

Feb 19, 2020 / 6:00 pm

South Okanagan Crime Stoppers is seeking help finding a man caught on security footage with a bottle of liquor stuffed down the front of his pants. A post on...

Skaha Shores ground broken

Feb 19, 2020 / 5:34 pm

Penticton city council members gathered on Wednesday to witness the official groundbreaking of Highstreet Ventures' new Penticton rental community Skaha...

Thief flashed penis, then ran

Feb 19, 2020 / 2:24 pm

South Okanagan Crime Stoppers has published a surveillance photo of an alleged thief who, after being confronted, flashed his penis at the store manager. The...

Important jewelry stolen

Feb 19, 2020 / 1:34 pm

Two pieces of jewelry with immense sentimental value to the owner have been stolen in Oliver. RCMP are hoping the public can help with their recovery. The...

Report crimes online soon

Feb 19, 2020 / 12:59 pm

Victims of crime in Penticton will be able to report incidents online starting next month. The BC RCMP Online Crime Reporting tool will launch in late march,...

Hwy 97 has 'a dark side'

Feb 19, 2020 / 11:24 am

Penticton MLA Dan Ashton presented a petition in the BC Legislature this week that has garnered over 26,000 signatures calling for a concrete divider on Highway...

Casino gets town thumbs up

Feb 19, 2020 / 10:13 am

Without any discussion or dissension, Osoyoos town council voted unanimously Tuesday to send a letter of support to the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch for...

Memorial run for Kuroda

Feb 19, 2020 / 9:36 am

Brayden Kuroda, Penticton mogul skier who died suddenly at age 19 this week, will be honoured at Apex Mountain where he honed his skills through a meet-up this...

Unexpected wildlife visitor

Feb 19, 2020 / 5:00 am

Jon Ferebee had to look closely to believe his own eyes when he glanced out the window of his Naramata home early Tuesday afternoon and spotted a bobcat. ...

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