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Highway 22 closed south of Castlegar due to crash

Highway 22 closed south of Castlegar due to crash

Castlegar May 31, 2024 / 8:25 am

Highway 22 is closed in both directions due to a vehicle incident south of Castlegar. The closure extends from China Creek Rd and 200th Ave for 2.2 km. An...

Penticton food and live music industry facing numerous challenges during uncertain times

Penticton food and live music industry facing numerous challenges during uncertain times

May 31, 2024 / 4:00 am

Penticton restaurants are tackling their economic and staffing challenges by encouraging the community to help them out. Throughout the past year, businesses...

Penticton Chamber of Commerce unveils latest Top 40 winners

Penticton Chamber of Commerce unveils latest Top 40 winners

May 31, 2024 / 4:00 am

The Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce and Kettle Valley Memorial are rolling out profiles on this year's Top 40 award recipients. Read about...

Penticton's Poplar Grove hosting 'Pinot Picnic' event

Penticton's Poplar Grove hosting 'Pinot Picnic' event

May 30, 2024 / 8:00 pm

Penticton's Poplar Grove Winery is inviting those interested to join in a celebration of elevated picnic fare and brand new wine. The Pinot Picnic event...

'I had no idea': Penticton family walking to raise awareness, funds after baby diagnosed with arthritis

'I had no idea': Penticton family walking to raise awareness, funds after baby diagnosed with arthritis

May 30, 2024 / 2:11 pm

A Penticton family will be walking in support of their 16-month-old miracle baby, who was born at just 27 weeks and is now suffering from juvenile idiopathic...

Summerland Action Fest will see weekend packed with fun

Summerland Action Fest will see weekend packed with fun

Summerland May 30, 2024 / 12:06 pm

Get ready for action in Summerland this weekend. Kicking off Friday, May 31 is the annual Action Fest at Memorial Park, featuring live entertainment, vendors,...

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen pays homage to Pride month

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen pays homage to Pride month

RDOS May 30, 2024 / 4:00 am

Ahead of Pride Month this June, the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has created a video highlighting inclusivity in concert with South Okanagan...

Princeton and District Museum and Archives Society hosting 2024 museum tour

Princeton and District Museum and Archives Society hosting 2024 museum tour

Princeton May 30, 2024 / 4:00 am

There's a new way to tour Southern B.C. and discover hidden museum treasures with the chance to win a prize. This year, a coalition of 20 museums in the...

Summerland Ornamental Gardens hosting botany expert for tours

Summerland Ornamental Gardens hosting botany expert for tours

Summerland May 29, 2024 / 8:00 pm

Nature lovers and anyone curious about local botany are welcome to join a journey through plants and trees at the Summerland Ornamental Gardens this weekend. On...

Penticton photographer running grad picture fundraiser for fifth year to help feed kids

Penticton photographer running grad picture fundraiser for fifth year to help feed kids

May 29, 2024 / 7:00 pm

A local photographer with a passion for making sure school kids are fed is running a special fundraiser for the fifth year in a row. Douglas Drouin started his...

Restoration work at Penticton Creek advances again

Restoration work at Penticton Creek advances again

May 29, 2024 / 12:33 pm

The City of Penticton has cut the ribbon on the latest completed phase of the Penticton Creek habitat restoration project. On Wednesday, city dignitaries,...

City of Penticton phones restored after two-day outage

City of Penticton phones restored after two-day outage

May 29, 2024 / 9:56 am

After a two-day outage, City of Penticton phone services have now been restored. The outage began Monday and was reportedly due to an issue with the service...

Penticton Secondary School ready to perform ‘Mean Girls the Musical’ after months of work

Penticton Secondary School ready to perform ‘Mean Girls the Musical’ after months of work

May 29, 2024 / 4:00 am

Even 20 years after the original movie came out, cast members of the Penticton Secondary School’s production of ‘Mean Girls the Musical’ say...

Penticton resident speaks out after acknowledged wrongful arrest by RCMP

Penticton resident speaks out after acknowledged wrongful arrest by RCMP

May 29, 2024 / 4:00 am

“I was thrown on the cement, kneed in the back and pressurized three times until I had no air." A Penticton resident has received an apology letter...

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen reaches out to kids during Local Government Awareness Week

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen reaches out to kids during Local Government Awareness Week

May 28, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Local Government Awareness Week saw Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen politicians and staffers meet with kids in Naramata and Okanagan Falls this month,...

Public welcome to cheer on armwrestlers at unique strength event in Summerland

Public welcome to cheer on armwrestlers at unique strength event in Summerland

May 28, 2024 / 6:00 pm

Get ready to flex those guns. The 48th Annual Okanagan Valley Armwrestling Championship is this weekend in Summerland, which is the longest-running armwrestling...

City of Penticton hosting street-painting party Saturday as part of new initiative

City of Penticton hosting street-painting party Saturday as part of new initiative

May 28, 2024 / 11:42 am

Grab a brush and make a mark on Penticton at an upcoming community street-painting event. On Saturday, June 1, the public is invited to the intersection of...

City phone lines still down in Penticton due to service provider issue

City phone lines still down in Penticton due to service provider issue

May 28, 2024 / 9:22 am

City of Penticton phone lines are still not operational Tuesday morning, after first going down Monday. A press release issued Tuesday indicates it is "an...

Penticton duck race total funds and winners announced

Penticton duck race total funds and winners announced

May 28, 2024 / 9:15 am

The final totals are in and the winners have been revealed — the second annual Operation Duck Drop in Penticton raised a whopping $63,000 for the BC Burn...

Skateboarders to show off skills at first Penticton Pump Track Challenge

Skateboarders to show off skills at first Penticton Pump Track Challenge

May 28, 2024 / 4:00 am

The first Penticton Pump Track Challenge is set to launch in the city next week. On June 6, skateboarders from around the province will gather at the pump track...

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