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Penticton News

SPCA Granted $13,000

Aug 22, 2006 / 2:15 pm

Getting closer. The Penticton SPCA is getting some generous support from City Council. On Monday Council voted to give the SPCA a grant in the amount of...

Whistle Stopped

Aug 22, 2006 / 12:33 pm

Keep a lid on it. That""s the message one of Penticton""s biggest tourist attractions has been given by it""s neighbours. Some residents along Lakeshore Drive...

Two Car Crashes

Aug 22, 2006 / 12:21 pm

Penticton emergency crews responded to two vehicle accidents Tuesday morning. The first took place on the Channel Parkway near Skaha Lake Road just before 10...

Rezoning Problem

Aug 22, 2006 / 11:54 am

Not everything old becomes new again. At least according to City Council. An application to rezone a property on MacCleave Avenue in Penticton is not going over...

Four New Doctors

Aug 21, 2006 / 3:53 pm

Open up and say awwww... Penticton is getting four new doctors to help improve health-care services in the South Okanagan. The recruitment of new doctors has...

Two Car Fender Bender

Aug 21, 2006 / 3:40 pm

Two people have been sent to hospital following a two-car fender bender Monday afternoon. The accident between two SUV""s occurred just before 3 pm on Wade...

Peacock Problems

Aug 21, 2006 / 2:02 pm

Some residents of Penticton""s Skaha Estates have cause to squawk. A trio of peacocks has taken up residence on the property and their enthusiastic early...

Oliver Building Destroyed

Aug 21, 2006 / 12:05 pm

An intense fire has completely destroyed an Oliver building. The building, located on 91st street, went up in flames just after 4 am on Sunday morning. By the...

SOEC Redesigned

Aug 18, 2006 / 3:31 pm

Back to the drawing board. Due to public and stakeholder input, parts of the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC) have been redesigned. Mayor Jake Kimberley says...

Anonymous Donation

Aug 18, 2006 / 2:24 pm

The nine lives of some cats are going to improve. Jackie Frederick, the fund raising coordinator for the BC SPCA says the new shelter being built in Penticton...

Missing Man Located

Aug 18, 2006 / 2:14 pm

A Penticton man who was reported missing on Thursday has been located. Terrance Dale Wooley, 53, was camping with friends at Headwaters Forestry Campground near...

Illegal Signs In Osoyoos

Aug 18, 2006 / 12:06 pm

Signs, signs, everywhere a sign. Osoyoos Mayor John Slater is concerned about the number of illegal highway signs that keep popping up near the entrance to his...

Two-Car Crash

Aug 18, 2006 / 10:27 am

A two-car crash slowed down traffic on Main Street during rush hour on Thursday afternoon. The crash happened around 4:30 pm at the intersection of McDougall...

Missing Penticton Man

Aug 18, 2006 / 6:17 am

Kelowna Rural RCMP Detachment are seeking the publics assistance in locating a missing individual. Terrance Wooley of Penticton was last seen on August 13th...

Man Found Dead

Aug 17, 2006 / 3:46 pm

Penticton RCMP located a dead man inside a residence on South Main Street Thursday morning. The RCMP responded to a request to conduct a well-being check on a...

Glass Recycling May Be Cut

Aug 17, 2006 / 1:56 pm

Glass seems to be sticking around. The low volume of glass being put out for recycling by residents could lead to a reduction in how often it is picked up by...

Two Arrests

Aug 17, 2006 / 1:17 pm

There is one less drug dealer on Penticon""s streets. RCMP arrested two males on Wednesday afternoon. The males, aged 26 and 40, were arrested in a hotel...

Lockout Over

Aug 17, 2006 / 12:00 pm

They are going back to work. A voting result of 63% in favour of a deal with the management of Greenwood Forest Products in Penticton has ended a month long...

Green Ave Work Starts

Aug 17, 2006 / 10:09 am

It will be open again soon. Work has begun on Green Avenue in Penticton which has been closed to traffic for over a month. It was closed on July 13 after a city...

Armed Forces Recruiting

Aug 16, 2006 / 3:18 pm

Looking for a few good Canadians. A Canadian Armed Forces recruiter will be talking about the work, training and educational opportunities of the Canadian...

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