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Penticton News

Stabbing Death

Jul 14, 2006 / 9:53 am

An early morning stabbing has resulted in the death of a 29-year-old Penticton man. The victim was taken to Penticton Regional Hospital where he was pronounced...

Donation To S.S. Sicamous

Jul 14, 2006 / 5:00 am

That""s a good price for a steam wheeler. The Okanagan Antique and Classic Boat Society has made a donation of $1000 to the S.S. Sicamous Restoration Society....

Layton Visits Okanagan

Jul 13, 2006 / 2:58 pm

NDP Leader Jack Layton be in B.C. tomorrow. In the morning, he will meet with supporters in Keremeos, before going to Heldey to visit the Upper Similkameen...

Lockout Notice

Jul 13, 2006 / 11:22 am

Labour troubles are continuing to escalate at Greenwood Forest Products in Penticton. The company is threatening to lockout employees next week if they refuse...

Gas Leak On Hastings St.

Jul 13, 2006 / 10:16 am

A gas leak has forced about 25 people to be evacuated from three buildings this morning. Around 8:45 a.m. a natural gas line was broken by a construction crew...

Beach Blanket Film Festival

Jul 13, 2006 / 5:00 am

Break out the popcorn and the beach blanket, it""s time to watch a movie. The 13th annual Penticton Beach Blanket Film Festival will be happening this weekend...

Wine Festival

Jul 12, 2006 / 3:45 pm

Silver Star Mountain Resort and the Okanagan Wine Festivals, presented by HSBC Bank Canada are pleased to announce the 5th Annual Okanagan Summer Wine Festival...

Family Almost Homeless

Jul 12, 2006 / 3:03 pm

A Penticton family is in a very tough situation. On June 18th, nearly 50 people were forced out of an apartment complex on Scott Avenue after a fire broke out,...

S""Land Golf Course

Jul 12, 2006 / 11:29 am

A long debate process is nearing the end. Summerland council voted in favour of adopting the changes to the neighbourhood plan which would allow the...

Michael Burgess Concert

Jul 12, 2006 / 5:00 am

That""s quite the rainy day fund. A total of over $10,000 has been raised for the OSNS Child Development Centre by performer Michael Burgess. A crowd of about...

Kevin Hearne Update

Jul 11, 2006 / 1:45 pm

More information has been released regarding the car crash that killed Penticton Pinnacles coach Kevin Hearne over the weekend. Police in the Fraser Valley are...

Green Avenue Evacuees

Jul 11, 2006 / 11:53 am

Nearly 40 people remain unable to go home after last week""s heavy rain storm. The residents of Gabion Court on Green Avenue in Penticton were evacuated...

Substation Concerns

Jul 11, 2006 / 11:51 am

Residents in Naramata are saying, ""not in my back yard,"" to Fortis B.C. A newly formed group called Naramations Against the Fortis Substation wants to...

New Crime Stoppers Car

Jul 11, 2006 / 5:00 am

At last the Crime Stoppers of the South Okanagan-Similkameen has a car to call its own. The keys to a 2006 Hyundai Elantra were presented to Ken Johnston,...

Two Car Crash

Jul 10, 2006 / 1:40 pm

A two vehicle crash sent five people to hospital over the weekend. On Sunday evening a Chevy Cavalier collided with a Subaru on Naramata Road near Robinson...

Two Drug Arrests

Jul 10, 2006 / 1:21 pm

Two residents of Osoyoos have been arrested in Penticton for drug possession. A 33-year-old male and a 40-year-old female were arrested on Friday, July 7...

Bait Car Stolen

Jul 10, 2006 / 12:56 pm

They took the bait. The bait car that is. Just after midnight on Saturday, July 8, the Penticton RCMP was alerted that one of the new bait cars had been stolen....

Pinnacles Coach Dies

Jul 10, 2006 / 11:55 am

A tragic loss for the Penticton Pinnacles this weekend. Coach and player Kevin Hearne was killed in a car crash Saturday evening near Langley where he was...

Penticton Golf Classic

Jul 9, 2006 / 5:00 am

Fore! The Penticton and Friends Celebrity Golf Classic teed off on Saturday at the Penticton Golf and Country Club. In attendance were Calgary Flames player...

Routine Stop Nets Cocaine

Jul 8, 2006 / 10:30 am

Two Summerland residents appeared in Penticton court Friday on drug charges. The pair, a 28 year-old female and 38 year-old male, were arrested after a traffic...