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Penticton News

$2K grants for youth projects

Jan 19, 2021 / 11:35 am

Youth working hard to help better their communities are being offered support again from United Way SIBC, GenNext Kelowna and the Central Okanagan Foundation...

Bus stop vandalism spree

Jan 19, 2021 / 8:58 am

Penticton RCMP want to find out who is behind a rash of bus stop vandalism in recent days. Sometime between January 17 and 18 2021, ten bus shelters throughout...

Please call Search & Rescue

Jan 19, 2021 / 4:00 am

An Okanagan search and rescue group is reminding the public there is no shame in calling for help, especially because embarrassment can sometimes lead to rescue...

Officer and citizen awarded

Jan 18, 2021 / 7:00 pm

A bylaw officer with the City of Penticton and a brave local have both been given the Governor General Award from the Royal Canadian Humane Society. Enforcement...

McKinney outbreak over

Jan 18, 2021 / 3:31 pm

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s top doctor, has declared the COVID-19 outbreak at McKinney Place in Oliver over. At her regularly scheduled COVID-19 press...

Break-in at Herald building

Jan 18, 2021 / 11:26 am

The Penticton Herald building experienced a break-in last week, and police have arrested a suspect. In the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 15, police were...

COVID at middle school

Jan 18, 2021 / 10:46 am

Interior Health has announced a COVID-19 exposure at Summerland Middle School. The school is now on the health authority's potential exposure list. The...

Drunk crashes by Pen High

Jan 18, 2021 / 10:28 am

A police incident outside Penticton Secondary School last week was the result of an impaired driver. "On January 14, 2021, at 2:30 p.m., officers were...

Hedley crash cleared

Jan 18, 2021 / 9:27 am

UPDATE: 9:25 a.m. DriveBC reports the crash scene at Hedley has now been cleared. UPDATE: 7:40 a.m. DriveBC reports vehicle recovery is now underway at a crash...

Businesses get creative

Jan 18, 2021 / 9:00 am

"Four seasons of fun" is new a collaboration between Castanet and Travel Penticton showcasing what Penticton has to offer all year round. Watch for it...

Senior cat for a loving home

Jan 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

It’s not always easy for cats to find their forever homes, especially when they’re not tiny, cute, rambunctious kittens who catch people’s...

City working on childcare

Jan 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

With a long road ahead, the City of Penticton will be reviewing over a decade-long action plan focusing on addressing the need for child care in the community. ...

Renewed dog license yet?

Jan 16, 2021 / 8:00 pm

The City of Penticton is sending out a reminder for dog owners that it is licence renewal time and all pooches over four months need to have a license no later...

Athlete earns hero award

Jan 16, 2021 / 7:00 pm

A Penticton swimmer is being recognized by the PacificSport Institutes’ 2021 Community Sports Hero Awards. Justin Fotherby, of the KISU local Swim Club,...

Cannery fundraising success

Jan 16, 2021 / 5:15 pm

Cannery Brewing is extending gratitude to the community for coming to their Santa photos set up and Candy Cane Pavé fundraisers for the South Okanagan...

Pantry share coming back

Jan 16, 2021 / 3:06 pm

Bringing jams, jellies, pickles and more, the Grist Mill and Gardens in Keremeos is starting up their pantry share program for 2021. Participants who sign up...

Lack of proper dog park

Jan 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Summerland Dog Owners Association is frustrated with the time it’s taking the district to get a safe, accessible, fully fenced dog park and...

Pub making a comeback

Jan 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

Summerland’s beloved Shaughnessy Cove restaurant will be making a comeback, thanks to Score Pub Group founder Jesse Ritchie. He made the announcement via...

Series spotlights the Scottish

Jan 15, 2021 / 7:00 pm

The Penticton Scottish Festival Society is finding a way to showcase and celebrate Scottish culture throughout the Okanagan, premiering a new television and...

Local Funniest Home Videos

Jan 15, 2021 / 6:00 pm

It’s time for Oliver residents to start scouring phones for their wackiest and silliest moments as a local brewery is launching Oliver’s Funniest...

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