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Penticton News

Local Lottery Winner

Local Lottery Winner

Jan 26, 2007 / 3:44 pm

A $4 Scratch and Win ticket has given one Penticton man a very big birthday present. On January 24, Lennard Deglow celebrated his 39th birthday by winning the...

Sland Water Application

S""land Water Application

Jan 26, 2007 / 3:08 pm

Summerland wants to pump water from Okanagan Lake. City council has approved a motion to submit an application for funding under the Canada/B.C. Infrastructure...

BCFGA Annual Meeting

BCFGA Annual Meeting

Jan 26, 2007 / 1:12 pm

Hundreds of fruit growers will be packing into the Penticton Lakeside Resort this weekend. The B.C. Fruit Grower's Association is holding its annual meeting...

Naramata Water Upgrade

Naramata Water Upgrade

Jan 26, 2007 / 12:24 pm

A multi-million dollar water system upgrade in Naramata is almost done, and for less than expected. The upgrade of the community water system will bring an end...

Three Dog Limit

Three Dog Limit

Jan 26, 2007 / 12:06 pm

A new bylaw affecting man's best friend has been approved in Keremeos. The Dog Control Bylaw was recently approved by city council, after much deliberation and...

Crime Of The Week

Crime Of The Week

Jan 26, 2007 / 9:00 am

January 21 to January 27 During the day of January 23 two residences in the Vancouver Avenue and Middle Bench Road area were broken into where approximately...

New StrongStart Centre

New StrongStart Centre

Jan 25, 2007 / 4:17 pm

Parents, preschoolers and school district officials gathered in OK Falls Thursday to celebrate Family Literacy Week by opening a new StrongStart early learning...

Osoyoos Lost Canadian

Osoyoos Lost Canadian

Jan 25, 2007 / 3:09 pm

It's been a very exhausting few days for one Osoyoos woman as she fights to regain her birthright. Barbara Porteous recently discovered she's not considered a...

Phone Scam Warning

Phone Scam Warning

Jan 25, 2007 / 12:01 pm

A scam warning is being issued to Penticton and area residents. Al Sismey of Crime Stoppers says the 'Dial Nine' scam has been reported in Penticton. "We've had...

SOSS Board Decision

SOSS Board Decision

Jan 25, 2007 / 11:10 am

The wrecking ball will have to wait for awhile. School District 53 board members have voted 6-1 in favour of renovating and rebuilding the South Okanagan...

Sland Council Conflict

S""land Council Conflict

Jan 24, 2007 / 3:24 pm

Despite a conflict of interest with one of its councillors, Summerland City Council is keeping the issue of full-time rentals on agricultural property on the...

Mayor Supports Budget

Mayor Supports Budget

Jan 24, 2007 / 2:01 pm

The mayor is standing behind his budget, despite concerns raised by council members. Penticton Mayor Jake Kimberley says the budget council has approved is fair...

New Sidewalk Cafe Bylaw

New Sidewalk Cafe Bylaw

Jan 24, 2007 / 1:47 pm

Penticton City Council is doing away with the policy for sidewalk cafes in downtown. City Clerk, Cathy Ingram, says they are replacing the existing policy with...

SOSS Decision

SOSS Decision

Jan 24, 2007 / 1:11 pm

A big decision regarding the Southern Okanagan Secondary School is being made by school board officials in Oliver. Officials for School District 53 are deciding...

City Budget Almost Done

City Budget Almost Done

Jan 23, 2007 / 3:43 pm

Penticton's 2007 budget is one step closer to being finalized. City council passed the 2007 budget bylaw through the first three readings on Monday. City...

Two Car Crash

Two Car Crash

Jan 23, 2007 / 1:50 pm

A two car crash in Penticton sent one person to hospital Tuesday. It happened just before 1 pm when two cars collided on Power Street near Alexander Avenue. One...

Fire Destroys Cabin

Fire Destroys Cabin

Jan 23, 2007 / 12:37 pm

Fire destroyed a historic building near Princeton Tuesday morning. The 100-year-old cabin, located on Summerland Road near Bankier, was once used as a stop for...

Smoke Free In Princeton

Smoke Free In Princeton

Jan 23, 2007 / 11:06 am

Princeton has become the latest municipality to join forces with the Canadian Cancer Society to help crush tobacco use. The CCS and Interior Health are...

Top Stolen Vehicles

Top Stolen Vehicles

Jan 22, 2007 / 4:01 pm

ICBC has released a list of the top stolen vehicles in the Southern Interior and Ford F350 trucks have topped the list again. ICBC spokesperson, Ryan Detwiller,...

Unusual Rescue

Unusual Rescue

Jan 22, 2007 / 2:48 pm

It was an unusual rescue for Penticton firefighters. Just before 11:30 pm on Friday, firefighters were called to the old Penticton Skate Park on Warren Avenue...