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Penticton News

Political Meetings In Pent.

Jun 13, 2006 / 1:24 pm

Two of British Columbia""s major political parties are meeting in Penticton this week. Members of both the NDP and the B.C. Liberal parties are gathering to...

Car Theft Prevention Program

Jun 13, 2006 / 11:36 am

The RCMP in Summerland is hopeful a new program will help reduce the amount of car thefts from the area. “A Parking Lot Audit,” is a new partnership between the...

Kid Safe Martial Arts

Jun 13, 2006 / 5:00 am

In this case, it""s probably a good thing for a child to throw a ""hissy fit."" A new program in Penticton designed to keep young children safe teaches them to...

Local Bridge Tournament

Jun 12, 2006 / 2:46 pm

North America""s fifth largest bridge tournament is happening in Penticton this week. The 32nd Penticton Regional Bridge Tournament will take place at the...

Weekend Indian Band Fire

Jun 12, 2006 / 2:22 pm

A fire broke out on the Penticton Indian Band""s land on Saturday. A house near the Revi Ridge Trail Park was completely destroyed by the blaze. Indian Band...

Crystal Meth Symposium

Jun 12, 2006 / 5:00 am

Just say “know.” RCMP and the City of Penticton are teaming up to present a free informational evening entitled, “Say Know,” regarding the dangers of Crystal...

Penticton Night Market

Jun 11, 2006 / 5:00 am

For those of you who can""t find enough hours during the day to get your shopping done, there is a new kind of market coming to Penticton. Starting June 20, the...

Senior Citizen Of The Year

Jun 10, 2006 / 5:00 am

Bill Slessor is unsure why his fellow senior citizens singled him out. The newly-named Senior Citizen of the year is modest about his win. “I was very surprised...

Deer In The News

Jun 9, 2006 / 3:00 pm

Deer are making news in the Okanagan this week. In Kelowna on Tuesday, a deer was killed by a dog in an-off leash park. Witnesses say they can identify the man...

City Hall Censorship?

Jun 9, 2006 / 2:47 pm

A heated moment at City Hall has fueled a censorship debate among Penticton city councillors. Strong words were being exchanged between Mayor Jack Kimberley and...

Attempted Robberies

Jun 9, 2006 / 2:16 pm

Scary start to the morning for an elderly Penticton woman. Mychele Rondeau says someone tried to break into her ground level apartment between one and five a.m....

RCMP Tests Boats

Jun 9, 2006 / 5:00 am

The sight of so many police boats on the water might have been cause for alarm on Thursday morning. However, the six RCMP boats were being tested for safety as...

Penticton""s Vertical Growth

Jun 8, 2006 / 4:00 pm

The City of Penticton is growing up. Literally. One of the issues discussed at Wednesday night""s City Council Meeting was the city""s changing appearance....

Fire Pit Debate

Jun 8, 2006 / 2:54 pm

The debate over fire pits on Penticton""s beaches has been rekindled. Council has decided to refer the matter to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee for...

Family Fun Day

Jun 8, 2006 / 5:00 am

In this case, red means stop. The 3rd Annual Family Fun Day at the Kid""s Safety Village in Penticton taught some valuable lessons Wednesday afternoon. Children...

Body Identity Confirmed

Jun 7, 2006 / 4:53 pm

Coroner Mike Barrett has confirmed the identity of the body found in Skaha Lake on Tuesday afternoon. It is officially confirmed that it is the body of...

Greenwood Forest Products

Jun 7, 2006 / 3:58 pm

Things are getting tense around the Greenwood Forest Products lumber mill in Penticton. Employers are asking for a wage concession to combat increasing freight...

Teacher""s Strike Vote

Jun 7, 2006 / 2:35 pm

Will there be a teachers"" strike in the fall? Teachers in the Okanagan Skaha School District may be one step closer to that with a strike vote this week. Terry...

Body Found In Skaha Lake

Jun 7, 2006 / 11:16 am

A body has been found in Skaha Lake. At about 5:45 Tuesday afternoon, a police helicopter noticed a body floating near the mouth of the Channel Parkway in...

Naramata Bear Sighting

Jun 7, 2006 / 5:00 am

Conservation officers have set a live trap to catch a small black bear that had been sighted several times in Naramata since last week. Naramata Centre Director...

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