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Penticton News

Water Main Flushing

Water Main Flushing

Oct 5, 2006 / 1:34 pm

Don't be alarmed if your water turns brown. The Works Division of Penticton has started its annual unidirectional water main flushing this week. Penticton...

Dam Upgrade Delayed

Dam Upgrade Delayed

Oct 5, 2006 / 11:17 am

Completion of upgrade work on the Thirsk Dam will be delayed. Three weeks ago, bad concrete was discovered and could take as long as a month to remove....

City Wins Award

City Wins Award

Oct 5, 2006 / 11:00 am

In recognition of the part it plays in getting community members active and keeping them motivated, the Penticton Steps Out program’s interactive web site...

Seniors Symposium

Senior""s Symposium

Oct 4, 2006 / 3:32 pm

The Seniors Symposium got swinging on Wednesday afternoon. Thousands of local seniors came to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre to be educated about...

Waiting On Clarification

Waiting On Clarification

Oct 4, 2006 / 12:00 pm

The BC Supreme Court may have spoken, but the Okanagan Skaha School District 67 isn't listening just yet. School Board Chair Connie Denesiuk says they do plan...

New Oliver Landfill Hours

New Oliver Landfill Hours

Oct 4, 2006 / 11:04 am

The newly reduced hours of operation at the Oliver landfill may not be permanent. Don Hamilton, solid waste facilities coordinator for the RDOS, says if the...

Walmart Theft

Walmart Theft

Oct 4, 2006 / 10:20 am

RCMP are asking for the public's helping with their investigation into a theft that happened two weeks ago. On September 17, over $3,000 worth of merchandise...

Boots Full Of Change

Boots Full Of Change

Oct 3, 2006 / 1:55 pm

That's a lot of pocket change. The Penticton Fire Department's fund raising drive on September 29 for Muscular Dystrophy was a big success. Lubna...

CAAT Spays/Neuters Dogs

CAAT Spays/Neuters Dogs

Oct 3, 2006 / 12:58 pm

A local animal health technologist has returned home to Summerland after helping dogs in the remote North. Over 100 dogs in the Northwest Territories have been...

Japanese Lantern Fixed

Japanese Lantern Fixed

Oct 3, 2006 / 11:12 am

Damage done recently to the Penticton Japanese Gardens has the JG Committee considering installing a new camera. The Garden does have a security camera, but it...

Wine Judging Competition

Wine Judging Competition

Oct 3, 2006 / 11:07 am

The 2006 Okanagan Fall Wine Judging Competition kicks of this week with a new format that has attracted amongst the most respected wine judges in Canada. The...

Seniors Symposium

Senior""s Symposium

Oct 3, 2006 / 10:41 am

The 15th annual Senior's Symposium takes place Wednesday at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Nearly 100 exhibitors will be on-hand with products of...

Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week

Oct 3, 2006 / 5:00 am

Contrary to the old saying, names can hurt you. Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place in Penticton this week and started with an open-house on Martin...

Semi Fender Bender

Semi Fender Bender

Oct 2, 2006 / 3:28 pm

A fender bender involving an 18-wheeler slowed down traffic in Penticton Monday afternoon. It happened just before 1:30 pm when a small white car rear-ended a...

Operation Tim Hortons

Operation Tim Horton""s

Oct 2, 2006 / 11:44 am

Some things, like Tim Horton's coffee and treats, are appreciated world-wide. A Penticton couple has organized a taste of home for soldiers serving in...

Weekend Fires

Weekend Fires

Oct 2, 2006 / 11:08 am

We aren't out of the fire season yet. It was a very busy weekend in the Penticton Fire Zone says Fire Information Officer Dale Bojarha. "We got a call on Friday...

Channel Construction

Channel Construction

Oct 2, 2006 / 10:47 am

Driving the Channel Parkway may not be the fastest way to get from one end of Penticton to the other anymore. Starting today, the main construction begins near...

SLand Irrigation Season

S""Land Irrigation Season

Oct 2, 2006 / 10:00 am

Use Water Carefully During Final Weeks of Irrigation Season. The combined total volume remaining in the Trout Creek watershed is at an historical low level, for...

Keremeos Wild Fire

Sep 30, 2006 / 3:54 pm

Courtesy BC Forest Service U.S. fire officials indicated this morning that the Tripod Complex fire that posed some concerns for Canadians in early September is...

Crime Of The Week

Crime Of The Week

Sep 29, 2006 / 3:03 pm

Sometime between Sunday evening September 24 and Tuesday morning September 26 some unknown person/s stole a 1991 Type C, 24-foot GMC Corsica Motorhome from a...

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