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Penticton News

RDOS Receives Money

Oct 31, 2006 / 1:23 pm

The RDOS is getting some cash from the provincial government. The Infrastructure Planning Grant Program is distributing $700,000 between 56 different B.C....

Oliver Arsonist

Oct 31, 2006 / 1:07 pm

Oliver residents need to be on the lookout for a fire bug. Over the last two weeks, nine suspicious fires have been set in the Oliver area causing an estimated...

Telethon Results

Oct 31, 2006 / 11:20 am

The final number is in. The Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society Child Development Centre telethon raised over $58,000-almost the same as last year. It was...

Halloween Safety Tips

Oct 31, 2006 / 9:00 am

Safety comes first on Halloween. Penticton RCMP have some tips for parents to help keep their little ghosts and goblins safe tonight. Corporal Rick Dellebuur...

Halloween Pet Safety

Oct 31, 2006 / 5:00 am

Halloween can be very scary, for your pets. The constant stream of new people coming to the door, the incessant ringing of the doorbell and children loudly...

Three Arrests

Oct 30, 2006 / 2:15 pm

The RCMP helicopter was called out on Sunday to help Penticton RCMP locate a stolen truck. Around 6 am, police attempted to pull over a stolen truck with two...

Quist Family Update

Oct 30, 2006 / 1:03 pm

They aren""t out of the woods, but things are looking better for a Summerland family. The family was involved in a head-on crash nearly two weeks ago on Highway...

Man Will Face Charges

Oct 30, 2006 / 12:05 pm

A Penticton man has been ordered to stand trial. Lorne Fraser, 24, has been committed to stand trial on six charges from a stabbing incident that took place in...

Most Popular Costumes

Oct 30, 2006 / 11:23 am

With Halloween only hours away, last minute shoppers are scrambling to find the perfect costume, but the most popular ones are going fast. Manager of the...

Disneyland Dreams

Oct 30, 2006 / 11:20 am

A young Naramata boy was recently given a chance to meet the world""s most famous mouse -- Mickey. Seven-year-old Isaac Kribernegg was one of 10 B.C. children...

Local Arctic Ambassador

Oct 28, 2006 / 5:00 am

Patrick King of Summerland has been appointed ambassador. The 16-year-old recently returned from a 10 day leadership camp in Churchill, Manitoba organized by...

Tennis Bubble Last Days

Oct 27, 2006 / 2:44 pm

Game, set, match. The Penticton tennis bubble is scheduled to come down sometime next week to make room for the South Okanagan Events Centre. Former tennis...

Real Estate Record

Oct 27, 2006 / 10:49 am

Sold! A new real-estate sales record has been reached in Naramata. A new housing development called Benchlands has hit a one-day sales record -- more than $3...

UBCM Conference Update

Oct 27, 2006 / 9:37 am

Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention delegates endorsed a resolution Thursday asking for flexibility in how municipalities can spend...

Crime Of The Week

Oct 27, 2006 / 9:00 am

October 22nd, 2006 to October 28th, 2006 During the early morning hours of September 5th, 2006 a suspicious fire was found burning in a business in the 400...

Quist Family Update

Oct 26, 2006 / 2:23 pm

The Quist-Dyck family has suffered a setback. The Summerland family was involved in a head-on collision on October 20 and have been recovering from serious...

Skateboard Park Problems

Oct 26, 2006 / 11:45 am

Osoyoos RCMP are spending more time at the skateboard park. The International Curling Club of Osoyoos says it""s tired of dealing with broken windows and other...

UBCM Conference Update

Oct 26, 2006 / 11:15 am

Wednesday’s meetings at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) Convention in Victoria focused on community safety issues. At 9:30 a.m., Mayor...

SPCA Closer To Goal

Oct 26, 2006 / 10:25 am

The South Okanagan Similkameen Branch is just $29,000 away from cashing in on a generous donation from a private donor! The SOS Capital Campaign has to raise...

New KVSR Manager

Oct 26, 2006 / 10:12 am

All aboard! The Kettle Valley Steam Railway in Summerland has a new driver at the helm. Ron Restrick of Port Coquitlam will be taking over management of the...

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