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Penticton News

No Deal Yet For SOEC

Nov 29, 2006 / 1:16 pm

The deal still hasn""t been signed. Penticton Mayor, Jake Kimberley, says it could be awhile before the city signs the agreement with Giffels Partnership...

2010 Legacies Funding

Nov 29, 2006 / 12:19 pm

A major sporting event scheduled for Penticton has received some money from the provincial government. The 2007 Canada Post Freestyle Grand Prix, the Men""s and...

Homeless Census

Nov 29, 2006 / 11:31 am

The need for shelter is a pressing concern for Penticton""s homeless population during the winter, but one organization wants to know just how many people need...

Purse Snatched

Nov 29, 2006 / 10:57 am

RCMP are reminding people to be careful with their belongings during the holiday season. On Tuesday evening, a 62-year-old Penticton woman was unloading items...

Volunteers Needed

Nov 28, 2006 / 3:23 pm

More volunteers are needed to watch the kettles. The Salvation Army""s annual Kettle Campaign kicked off in Penticton last week but more people are needed to...

Gas Leaks At Pen-High

Nov 28, 2006 / 2:19 pm

A pair of gas leaks closed part of Jermyn Road in Penticton Tuesday afternoon. Just before the noon hour, the fire department responded to a call about a gas...

New Liquid De-Icing

Nov 28, 2006 / 2:01 pm

Next week, the City will begin using a new-to-Penticton road de-icing program that is more environmentally friendly because it is applied as a liquid so it...

Long Wait For Tires

Nov 27, 2006 / 1:34 pm

It could be a long wait to get that set of tires installed. The large amount of snow that has fallen on Penticton since Saturday has left many people scrambling...

S""Land Housing Concerns

Nov 27, 2006 / 1:22 pm

A proposed development in Summerland is causing concern with some locals. A housing development has been proposed for the Cartwright Avenue area and would...

Penticton Caught Off Guard

Nov 27, 2006 / 11:55 am

This weekend""s snowfall caught the city by surprise. Public Works Superintendent, Todd Mizuik, says they were expecting less snow than we got. "We were...

Legacy Fund Peformance

Nov 27, 2006 / 5:00 am

Solo bassoonist, George Zukerman will perform with pianist Richared Epp for Penticton and District Community Concerts on Tuesday, Nov. 28th. The Peach City is...

Weekend Holiday Events

Nov 25, 2006 / 5:00 am

The 19th annual Festival of Lights in Summerland last night was the kick-off to the holiday festivities in the South Okanagan this weekend. Today, children can...

High Rise Council Meeting

Nov 24, 2006 / 11:26 am

It was close to standing room only at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre Thursday night. Nearly 300 people attended a special city council meeting to...

Crime Of The Week

Nov 24, 2006 / 10:49 am

November 19th, 2006 to November 25th, 2006 Shortly after 2:00am on July 2, 2006, a lone male entered the Super Save Station/Convenience Store in OK Falls, BC...

Virus Outbreak in S""Land

Nov 24, 2006 / 10:20 am

An outbreak of an unknown virus has partially closed the Summerland Seniors Village. On Wednesday, several residents became sick with a gastro-intestinal virus...

Car In Creek

Nov 24, 2006 / 10:17 am

Police say alcohol may be a factor in an accident that occurred when a car hit a bridge. It happened on Wednesday just before 6 p.m. on Green Mountain Road in...

Library Staff Joins Union

Nov 23, 2006 / 2:28 pm

The library has joined the union. Early this week, workers at the Penticton public library voted 12-2 in favour of joining the Canadian Union of Public...

Local Business Conned

Nov 23, 2006 / 12:49 pm

A local business is issuing a warning after being conned. Whole Foods Market in Penticton lost more than $150 on November 13 to a con man with a sad story. "He...

Princeton Protest

Nov 23, 2006 / 11:53 am

They""re taking their protest on the road. Some residents of Princeton will be driving a bus to the office of Environment Minister Barry Penner in Chilliwack....

Motel Drug Bust

Nov 23, 2006 / 11:02 am

A drug bust in Penticton has resulted in the arrest of five people, most of them women. It happened on Wednesday when the RCMP drug squad executed a search...

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