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Penticton News

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...

Sewage pond dog rescue

Jan 15, 2021 / 3:37 pm

Oliver fire crews assisted with an unusual rescue Friday morning after a dog and a man became trapped in a wastewater treatment pond at the public works yard. ...

Care home needs oversight

Jan 15, 2021 / 1:18 pm

A private Summerland seniors home with a history of complaints will be under Interior Health's stewardship for at least another six months. Summerland...

COVID closes 7-Eleven

Jan 15, 2021 / 12:16 pm

A case of COVID-19 has a 7-Eleven store at 2903 Skaha Lake Road in Penticton shutting its doors for over a week, after one of its employees tested positive on...

New pub on the block

Jan 15, 2021 / 10:22 am

Apex Mountain's Gunbarrel Saloon will soon have a sister restaurant in Summerland. In an announcement in local Facebook groups, the beans were spilled that...

Stopping cycle of violence

Jan 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Penticton judge is not giving up on a man with a criminal record dating back to 2005, hoping to see him commit to changing his life rather than continue in...

More subsidized housing

Jan 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

Summerland council has sent off letters of support to BC Housing for two new subsidized housing projects, hoping to help push forward developments to address...

Rotary student of the month

Jan 14, 2021 / 7:00 pm

The Rotary Club of Penticton Sunrise is delighted to recognize Manjot (Manny) Panghli as Rotary SOM for January. He is described as an immensely gifted,...

Man stabbed downtown

Jan 14, 2021 / 2:44 pm

Penticton RCMP are seeking information about a stabbing that took place in the 200 block of Main Street last week. On Jan. 7 at 8:30 p.m., front-line officers...

Happy birthday, Osoyoos!

Jan 14, 2021 / 1:52 pm

Happy birthday, Town of Osoyoos! Seventy-five years ago today, January 14, 1946, the small village at the time was incorporated, holding its first official...

Couple donates major gift

Jan 14, 2021 / 12:57 pm

A couple with almost life-long ties to Penticton and Summerland has made a major donation to Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH), supporting the Oncology...

Medical evacuation at OCC

Jan 14, 2021 / 9:50 am

BC Corrections has explained the helicopter and police presence noted by some on social media at Okanagan Correctional Centre in Oliver late afternoon Tuesday...

Concerns over Sickle Point

Jan 14, 2021 / 9:32 am

Residents of the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen’s Electoral “I” region, excluding Apex, had their first chance to speak to RDOS...

Bullied, hit in workplace

Jan 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has found that some of a Penticton woman's complaints of workplace bullying and discrimination based on her sex during her...

Remove Trump from office?

Jan 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

U.S. President Donald Trump has been impeached for the second time and is headed for a trial in the senate, following a speech where he gave encouragement for...

Top secret exhibition

Jan 13, 2021 / 7:00 pm

A secret art installation is slowly being created by members of the community for the Penticton art gallery, with limited details on the exhibition. “It...

Community leader, mentor

Jan 13, 2021 / 4:04 pm

As a cool winter breeze blows across the water’s surface on the southernmost point of Lake Okanagan, Nicholas Kruger, a father, professional pool player,...

More care home deaths

Jan 13, 2021 / 2:00 pm

A resident at Sunnybank Retirement Centre in Oliver has died marking the first death related to the COVID-19 outbreak at the long-term care facility. And two...

Injured deer euthanized

Jan 13, 2021 / 1:22 pm

Pentictonites may have heard a gunshot go off as RCMP responded to a deer hit by a vehicle near Eckhardt Avenue on Wednesday morning. Officers came to the call...

Returning to farming roots

Jan 13, 2021 / 12:00 pm

A Keremeos farmer is adding his voice in support of a BC initiative that helped him find land to begin his career, after returning to his roots in agriculture. ...

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