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RV park near Keremeos remains on evacuation order as risk for rockslide remains

RV park near Keremeos remains on evacuation order as risk for rockslide remains

Keremeos Jan 20, 2023 / 2:15 pm

Residents at the Eagle RV Park and Campground outside of Keremeos will have to wait to return home as the area remains at risk for rockslides. On Monday, Jan....

City of Penticton looking for citizen feedback

City of Penticton looking for citizen feedback

Jan 20, 2023 / 12:00 pm

The City of Penticton is conducting a survey to gather feedback on its communications and engagement activities, looking for community input from now until...

Hockey tournament for BC Children's Hospital back on

Hockey tournament for BC Children's Hospital back on

Apex Resort Jan 20, 2023 / 10:00 am

The 7th annual Winter Classic Under 11 Hockey Tournament is returning to Apex Mountain this weekend to raise money and awareness for BC Children's Hospital....

Penticton teens and their kindergarten buddies revisit the best of childhood in heartwarming music video

Penticton teens and their kindergarten buddies revisit the best of childhood in heartwarming music video

Jan 20, 2023 / 4:00 am

As this year's high school grad class at Princess Margaret Secondary School in Penticton prepare to move to the next step in life, their little buddies in...

'It's exciting': Women of Slackwater Brewing in Penticton celebrate fourth annual brew that gives back to females in the industry

'It's exciting': Women of Slackwater Brewing in Penticton celebrate fourth annual brew that gives back to females in the industry

Jan 20, 2023 / 4:00 am

Slackwater Brewing in Penticton had an all-female team at the helm Thursday, getting started on their fourth annual Pink Boots Society brew in support of women...

Meet Marcus, Penticton Rotary's Student of the Month

Meet Marcus, Penticton Rotary's Student of the Month

Jan 19, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Marcus Francisco, an exceptionally talented, high-octane driven and deeply altruistic Grade 12 student at Princess Margaret Secondary School, is Rotary Student...

City of Penticton entering final design phase for last leg of bike lane

City of Penticton entering final design phase for last leg of bike lane

Jan 19, 2023 / 3:50 pm

Penticton's lake-to-lake bike lane has reached the design stage for its final phase. The remaining section will continue the route from Galt Avenue at South...

RV park in Keremeos awaiting results of geotechnical risk assessment before evacuation order lift

RV park in Keremeos awaiting results of geotechnical risk assessment before evacuation order lift

RDOS Jan 19, 2023 / 11:47 am

A geotechnical risk assessment to an evacuated RV park near Keremeos is still underway, following a sudden rockslide. On Monday, Jan. 16, large boulders tumbled...

Fire crews in Penticton free pedestrian pinned under truck

Fire crews in Penticton free pedestrian pinned under truck

Jan 19, 2023 / 10:19 am

A motor vehicle incident on Skaha Lake Road at Green Avenue Monday morning left a pedestrian trapped under a pickup truck. According to Rob Trupp, Penticton...

Rockslide near Okanagan Falls closes road just off Highway 97

Rockslide near Okanagan Falls closes road just off Highway 97

Okanagan Falls Jan 19, 2023 / 9:01 am

A rockslide has closed Green Lake Road in Okanagan Falls Thursday morning. Traffic is closed in both directions approximately 150 metres from Highway 97,...

Penticton council show support for PACT partnership with mental health professionals

Penticton council show support for PACT partnership with mental health professionals

Jan 19, 2023 / 4:00 am

Penticton city council took small steps towards establishing a better response to Penticton's mental health emergencies, after hearing from the South...

Summerland man gets government confirmation his paralysis was vaccine-related

Summerland man gets government confirmation his paralysis was vaccine-related

Summerland Jan 19, 2023 / 4:00 am

A Summerland man is one step closer to compensation for his COVID-19 vaccination injury, but he still has a long way to go. A federal program designed to...

South Okanagan ski resorts push through challenges of heavy snowfall

South Okanagan ski resorts push through challenges of heavy snowfall

South Okanagan Jan 19, 2023 / 4:00 am

“It's havoc but it's also snow and we love snow. So it's a good-bad thing.” The challenging weather over the past weekend has led to...

Fans invited to 'Pink the Rink' in support of anti-bullying campaign at upcoming Penticton Vees game

Fans invited to 'Pink the Rink' in support of anti-bullying campaign at upcoming Penticton Vees game

Jan 19, 2023 / 4:00 am

The Penticton Vees are excited to announce the eighth annual Pink the Rink night on Friday, Feb. 10, against the Coquitlam Express at the South Okanagan Events...

Ignite the Arts Festival looking for artists for the Lake to Lake Art Walk

Ignite the Arts Festival looking for artists for the Lake to Lake Art Walk

Jan 18, 2023 / 8:00 pm

Registration has opened up for the second annual Lake to Lake Art Walk, a special community event in Penticton this spring. The featured event of the Ignite the...

Death-defying motocross event coming to Penticton

Death-defying motocross event coming to Penticton

Jan 18, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Freestyle Motocross is making its way to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton this spring. Known as "FMX," the event is a high-energy form of...

Telus rival at Apex offers with free Wi-Fi hub for customers frustrated by spotty service

Telus rival at Apex offers with free Wi-Fi hub for customers frustrated by spotty service

Apex Mountain Jan 18, 2023 / 3:01 pm

In response to ongoing service issues at Apex Mountain Resort for Telus customers, rival internet company China Creek has set up a free Wi-Fi hub in the village...

Penticton councillors agree to host a community open house outside of council chambers

Penticton councillors agree to host a community open house outside of council chambers

Jan 18, 2023 / 12:39 pm

Penticton city council is planning a trial open house outside of regular meetings, to allow more citizens to have access to and ask questions of their...

Former NHL stars step up as guest coaches during BCHL 60th Anniversary celebrations in Penticton

Former NHL stars step up as guest coaches during BCHL 60th Anniversary celebrations in Penticton

Jan 18, 2023 / 11:19 am

Excitement is ramping up for the BCHL 60th Anniversary celebration in Penticton, and stars keep getting added to the lineup. Three-time Stanley Cup Champion,...

Keremeos woman caught new perspective on camera of Monday rockslide

Keremeos woman caught new perspective on camera of Monday rockslide

Keremeos Jan 18, 2023 / 10:38 am

A Keremeos woman captured dramatic footage of the major rockslide that closed Highway 3 and forced the evacuation of an RV Park Monday. Hannah Hare's...