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Penticton News

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. ...

Stolen b-day card returned

Jan 13, 2021 / 10:33 am

A birthday card found in a stash of stolen mail has found its way to its rightful owner. RCMP put the call out Tuesday for "Gramma Patti," after...

Pedestrian seriously injured

Jan 13, 2021 / 9:15 am

First responders were called on Tuesday night at 6 p.m. after a man had been struck by a passing vehicle in the 700 block of Main Street in Penticton. ...

Watermain break on Main

Jan 13, 2021 / 9:01 am

A watermain break has traffic slowed in front of McDonald's in Penticton. The break occurred at 1804 Main Street at approximately 8:30 a.m. There is single...

Vineyard monster on t-shirts

Jan 13, 2021 / 4:00 am

Taking a town’s landmark and putting it on a T-shirt has been a classic celebration of local culture for years, and one Osoyoos resident is putting her...

Lakeshore Drive repairs

Jan 13, 2021 / 4:00 am

The District of Summerland is finally looking for funding to repair a section of Lakeshore Drive near Crescent beach that was damaged in 2017 floods. Council...

Community grants open

Jan 12, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Applications are now open for 2021 community grants in Osoyoos. The Town of Osoyoos assists local non-profit organizations and community groups every year...

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