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Penticton News

On the Street: What expenses are Okanagan residents cutting back on?

On the Street: What expenses are Okanagan residents cutting back on?

On the Street Jan 28, 2023 / 4:00 am

Grocery bill hike ups, increased utility bills and higher rent prices are just a few of the growing costs causing pain in everyone's wallets. In its...

Nickel Plate Nordic Centre announces Rainbow Outdoor Collective for an inclusive ski club

Nickel Plate Nordic Centre announces Rainbow Outdoor Collective for an inclusive ski club

Nickel Plate Nordic Centre Jan 27, 2023 / 7:30 pm

A new program has been launched to open up cross-country skiing services to anyone who may be part of an equity-deserving group at the Nickel Plate Nordic...

No jail for Keremeos woman after intoxicated car crash injured two people

No jail for Keremeos woman after intoxicated car crash injured two people

Keremeos Jan 27, 2023 / 4:43 pm

A Keremeos woman who was driving while impaired and caused injuries to others in her car has been handed an 18-month conditional sentence. On Friday in...

BC SPCA seizes 129 neglected cattle from Cawston property

BC SPCA seizes 129 neglected cattle from Cawston property

Cawston Jan 27, 2023 / 11:36 am

The BC SPCA has seized 129 neglected cattle from a property in Cawston. Over the course of two separate seizures, the animals were rescued from their...

Peach Classic Triathlon under new organizers, with vision to keep it growing

Peach Classic Triathlon under new organizers, with vision to keep it growing

Jan 27, 2023 / 10:51 am

One of the oldest triathlons in Canada has been taken over by a dedicated group of triathletes at the Penticton Triathlon Club. The club members recently voted...

Summerland museum shares a snapshot of a local farms apple harvest in 1910

Summerland museum shares a snapshot of a local farms apple harvest in 1910

Summerland Jan 27, 2023 / 4:00 am

The Summerland Museum & Archives Society shared a peek back to 1910 and the apple harvest on Thursday, as this time of year is associated with the tradition...

Okanagan Falls due to be featured on CBC show about struggling small towns

Okanagan Falls due to be featured on CBC show about struggling small towns

Okanagan Falls Jan 27, 2023 / 4:00 am

An upcoming episode of a popular CBC show will feature Okanagan Falls. "Still Standing," hosted by comedian Johnny Harris, is a show that tours Canada...

Evacuated residents at Keremeos rockslide side can go home Friday, but geotechnical review shows long-term risks this may happen again

Evacuated residents at Keremeos rockslide side can go home Friday, but geotechnical review shows long-term risks this may happen again

Keremeos Jan 26, 2023 / 4:03 pm

Residents will be able to return home Friday after a rockslide in Keremeos, but a geotechnical review shows lingering long-term concerns. On Jan. 16, large...

Pow Wow Between the Lakes returning, at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton

Pow Wow Between the Lakes returning, at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton

Jan 26, 2023 / 3:04 pm

The Four Seasons Cultural Society announced the return of the Pow Wow between the Lakes on Thursday, with the traditional celebratory event due to take place in...

Naramata-area mom struggling with school transportation after alleged promised school bus service rescinded

Naramata-area mom struggling with school transportation after alleged promised school bus service rescinded

Naramata Jan 26, 2023 / 12:04 pm

Getting the kids to school has become exhausting for one Naramata resident after she says the school bus she was promised before moving to the area was denied....

Slowdown expected as Bank of Canada's latest rate hike comes into play for Okanagan housing market

Slowdown expected as Bank of Canada's latest rate hike comes into play for Okanagan housing market

Okanagan Jan 26, 2023 / 4:00 am

The Bank of Canada's announcement of an increase in interest rates on Wednesday morning will affect the Okanagan housing market, for both buyers and...

Coyote behaviour caught on camera at Osoyoos Desert Centre

Coyote behaviour caught on camera at Osoyoos Desert Centre

Jan 26, 2023 / 4:00 am

The Osoyoos Desert Centre has spotted a new visitor on its wildlife monitoring cameras in recent days, a coyote who, though apparently injured, appears to be...

Laura Allen will relay her time delivering food to war-torn Ukraine at Okanagan Gleaners

Laura Allen will relay her time delivering food to war-torn Ukraine at Okanagan Gleaners

Oliver Jan 25, 2023 / 8:00 pm

Recently returned Okanagan resident Laura Allen will be sharing her experiences in handing out food in embattled Ukraine. Allen, with Shelters International...

City of Penticton reminding residents of survey about municipal communications, with chance to win $100 grocery card

City of Penticton reminding residents of survey about municipal communications, with chance to win $100 grocery card

Jan 25, 2023 / 7:00 pm

The City of Penticton is reminding the public that a survey is open now gathering feedback on how the municipality communicates with its residents, and three...

Local Indigenous storyteller bringing one-person show to Penticton theatre

Local Indigenous storyteller bringing one-person show to Penticton theatre

Jan 25, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Tempest Theatre announced they are partnering with local indigenous performer and storyteller, Madeline Terbasket, to present their one-person show next week....

Interior Health issues drug alert for grey pebbles sold as down/fentanyl in Penticton

Interior Health issues drug alert for grey pebbles sold as down/fentanyl in Penticton

Jan 25, 2023 / 3:55 pm

Interior Health issued a drug alert for Penticton on Wednesday. The drug is described as grey pebbles sold as down/fentanyl containing a high percentage of...

New junior a capella choir at the Penticton Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts

New junior a capella choir at the Penticton Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts

Jan 25, 2023 / 3:16 pm

A new choir starting with the Penticton Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts is inviting kids at all levels to come to sing for the joy of it. The new junior a...

City of Penticton launching pilot recycling program to keep old books out of recycling bins

City of Penticton launching pilot recycling program to keep old books out of recycling bins

Jan 25, 2023 / 12:25 pm

The City of Penticton is trying to find better ways for residents to recycle old books, launching a three-month pilot program with the goal of preventing books...

'Once in a lifetime': Daring roadside moose rescue in South Okanagan captured on camera

'Once in a lifetime': Daring roadside moose rescue in South Okanagan captured on camera

South Okanagan Jan 25, 2023 / 10:50 am

A Princeton-area couple made an unexpected stop during their travels this week, pulling over to rescue a moose tangled in fencing wire. Angie Hillmer and her...

Peach CIty's CFUZ community radio station to celebrate four years on air with fundraiser

Peach CIty's CFUZ community radio station to celebrate four years on air with fundraiser

Jan 25, 2023 / 9:07 am

Peach City's very own community radio society CFUZ is thrilled to be celebrating its four-year anniversary next weekend, during the first-ever Community...

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