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Penticton News

Controlled burn in Esplanade Park

Controlled burn in Esplanade Park

Feb 7, 2008 / 10:57 am

The Penticton Fire Department advises a controlled burn will be done Thursday to dispose of wood debris in the Esplanade Park Area above Okanagan Lake. Small...

Water treatment plant ready to go

Water treatment plant ready to go

Feb 7, 2008 / 5:00 am

After more than a year and a half of construction, it’s almost ready to open. Officials expect the new District of Summerland Water Treatment Plant will be...

Citizens help RCMP make arrest

Citizens help RCMP make arrest

Feb 6, 2008 / 2:00 pm

RCMP in Keremeos are thanking the quick thinking actions of local citizens for their help in arresting two men. On February 1, RCMP received a call saying...

Former Vee undergoes heart surgery

Former Vee undergoes heart surgery

Feb 6, 2008 / 11:00 am

One of the surviving members of the world champion 1955 Penticton Vees has overcome major surgery in Vancouver. Kevin “Crusher” Conway is back home in...

Penticton reconsiders Wakefest

Penticton reconsiders Wakefest

Feb 5, 2008 / 11:46 am

It’s worth a second look. That’s what the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is saying to City Council about the idea of hosting a pro-wake...

SOEC enhancement recommendations

SOEC enhancement recommendations

Feb 5, 2008 / 11:00 am

The final look of the South Okanagan Events Centre will have a partial traditional setting. City of Penticton engineer, Ian Chapman, says some of the added...

South Okanagan mayors challenge

South Okanagan mayors"" challenge

Feb 4, 2008 / 4:05 pm

Penticton has issued a challenge and Summerland has accepted. Mayors and councillors in Penticton and Summerland are the first municipal councils in B.C. to...

Crime of the week - Penticton

Feb 4, 2008 / 1:00 pm

January 27 to February 2: The police would like to remind all citizens that more fraud scams are surfacing again in all of our communities. Each and everyone of...

Ice skating safety tips

Ice skating safety tips

Feb 4, 2008 / 9:50 am

The Penticton Fire Department wants you to be ice aware. Operations assistant, Liz Wilson, says with this cold weather people are thinking about outdoor skating...

Sland woman in baking contest top ten

S""land woman in baking contest top ten

Feb 4, 2008 / 7:00 am

A South Okanagan woman is hoping to bake up a win. Summerland resident, Zoe Morris, has been named a top ten finalist in a national baking contest put on by...

RCMP find kayak, looking for owner

RCMP find kayak, looking for owner

Feb 3, 2008 / 4:00 pm

If you’ve lost a kayak recent, it may have been found. Penticton RCMP recovered a fiberglass ocean kayak on the shoreline of Okanagan Lake on Saturday. It was...

Smart burning workshop

Smart burning workshop

Feb 3, 2008 / 7:00 am

Wood is more harmful to the air when it’s wet. The Regional District of the Okanagan-Similkameen is holding a workshop called, ‘Burn it Smart,’ to teach...

Osoyoos - Canadas warmest welcome

Osoyoos - Canada""s warmest welcome

Feb 2, 2008 / 12:00 pm

A new look for a South Okanagan town has been unveiled. The Town of Osoyoos has worked with their community’s Tourism and Economic Development agency,...

Heart Smart for a better life

Heart Smart for a better life

Feb 2, 2008 / 7:30 am

With the South Okanagan Health Fair coming to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre this weekend, many people will be focusing on living a healthier life....

Sawmill fire cause unknown

Sawmill fire cause unknown

Feb 1, 2008 / 1:00 pm

Police and fire officials in Summerland hope someone comes forward with information as to the cause of a fire at the Summerland Mill. The abandoned mill was...

Curling club getting ready for play down

Curling club getting ready for play down

Feb 1, 2008 / 11:30 am

Penticton Curling Club executives are getting everything in place for next week’s Canadian Direct Insurance Provincial Men’s curling play downs. Event...

Cops raid Lakeside Rd trailer

Cops raid Lakeside Rd trailer

Feb 1, 2008 / 10:00 am

Three people are in custody following a drug bust at a trailer park in the 4000 block of Lakeside Road in Penticton, Thursday. Police arrested four adults at...

Summerland sawmill fire

Feb 1, 2008 / 5:01 am

Reports suggests the old sawmill in Summerland in the industrial area was the scene of a fire Thursday night. The defunct sawmill was reported to be on fire...

Oldtimers roll into Okanagan

Oldtimers roll into Okanagan

Feb 1, 2008 / 5:00 am

A hall-of-famer and a king will be among those on display Tuesday during the Oldtimers' Hockey Challenge at Penticton Memorial Arena. Hockey Hall of Fame member...

Woman arrested in Sland for drugs

Woman arrested in S""land for drugs

Jan 30, 2008 / 4:00 pm

A woman is facing drug charges following the execution of a search warrant in Summerland. Corporal Brad Myhre says the 46-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday...

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