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Sex offender arrested again

Sex offender arrested again

Nov 30, 2009 / 2:31 pm

Convicted sex offender Ronald Teneycke has been arrested again. This time he broke his release conditions and fled from police. On the evening of November 29,...

Vees double up Smokies

Vees double up Smokies

Nov 30, 2009 / 7:03 am

On the day of the 60th anniversary of Cominco Memorial Arena in Trail, the Vees spoiled the festivities with a 4-2 win on Sunday. After a sluggish first period...

Businesses reach out to help United Way

Businesses reach out to help United Way

Nov 29, 2009 / 10:00 am

United Way’s 2009 fall fundraising campaign is going strong and the total for the South Okanagan-Similkameen now stands at $67,500. The goal is to raise...

Group offers better chance for a grant

Nov 28, 2009 / 10:00 am

The Penticton Community Foundation's 2009-2010 Granting Cycle kicked off recently, and for the first time the foundation will hold a granting workshop for those...

Clark: Accusations are sour grapes

Clark: Accusations are ""sour grapes""

Nov 27, 2009 / 5:00 pm

Summerland's acting mayor says accusations of wrongdoing by all seven members of the current council stemming back to last Novembers civic elections amount to...

Accident in Keremeos claims a life

Accident in Keremeos claims a life

Nov 27, 2009 / 5:00 am

RCMP are investigating a two vehicle accident late Thursday afternoon which claimed the life of one man. The accident occurred just after 5:30 in Keremeos....

Kokanee stock down in Okanagan Lake

Kokanee stock down in Okanagan Lake

Nov 26, 2009 / 12:00 pm

There are fewer Kokanee in Okanagan Lake this year than there were in 2008. That is according to the 2009 survey of spawning Kokanee conducted by the Ministry...

Four arrests in liquor store robbery

Four arrests in liquor store robbery

Nov 25, 2009 / 6:00 pm

Penticton RCMP Crime Reduction Unit recently made four arrests in connection with the November 1 robbery of the Gray Sage Liquor Store in Okanagan Falls. Just...

Tree nursery closure, 50+ jobs lost

Tree nursery closure, 50+ jobs lost

Nov 25, 2009 / 4:30 pm

More than 50 people in the South Okanagan are soon going to be out of work. The Summerland residents will soon lose their jobs because of Wednesday's closure...

Sex offender moves prompting warning

Sex offender moves prompting warning

Nov 25, 2009 / 3:30 pm

A convicted sex offender has moved from Oliver to Gallagher Lake, spurring a public notification to be sent out by B.C. Corrections Branch. Ronald Arthur...

Destination resort approved for Oliver

Nov 24, 2009 / 1:00 pm

Another major golf course development is going ahead in the South Okanagan. Late Monday night, members of the Osoyoos Indian Band voted in favour of moving...

RDOS board meeting highlights

RDOS board meeting highlights

Nov 23, 2009 / 3:00 pm

Highlights from the Regional District of the Okanagan-Similkameen board meetings of November 5 and November 19 DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT APPLICATIONS APPROVED...

Media assist in suspects apprehension

Media assist in suspect""s apprehension

Nov 23, 2009 / 12:43 pm

A Summerland man wanted in connection with a pair of robberies in Penticton last week is behind bars thanks to surveillance photos released to the media. On...

Money for highway upgrades coming

Money for highway upgrades coming

Nov 22, 2009 / 11:00 am

Local MP Stockwell Day and Boundary-Similkameen MLS John Slater announced more than $20 million in federal funding Friday to improve roads in the South Okanagan...

RCMP need help to ID thief

RCMP need help to ID thief

Nov 22, 2009 / 9:34 am

On November 10, 2009 at 1:40 a.m., a lone male entered the 24-Seven store located on Main Street in Penticton. The male attempted to purchase a bottle of water...

United Way radio auction total

United Way radio auction total

Nov 22, 2009 / 5:00 am

The totals are in from the United Way Radio Auction, which was heard earlier this week on Giant FM. Unofficially, the auction raised just over $7,500. Auction...

$1.7M announced for RDOS

$1.7M announced for RDOS

Nov 20, 2009 / 2:00 pm

Money from the Federal Government will be going to the Regional District of the Okanagan-Similkameen. Okanagan-Coquihalla MP, International Minister of Trade...

Vees back to their winning ways

Nov 19, 2009 / 5:16 am

The Penticton Vees are back to their winning ways after an emphatic 6-1 win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Wednesday Night at the SOEC. Eric Filiou and Beau...

Robber asked for pay phone change

Robber asked for pay phone change

Nov 18, 2009 / 12:30 pm

Penticton RCMP are looking for a man who robbed two stores on the same day last week. Last Tuesday, in the early morning hours, a man entered the 24/7 on Main...

Spring bank robbery suspect charged

Spring bank robbery suspect charged

Nov 18, 2009 / 9:30 am

A man suspected in at least three Okanagan bank robberies in the spring has finally been charged. Christopher Michael Swain, 31, has been charged with multiple...

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