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Bighorns butting heads

Jan 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Contributed Ken Oszinski A group of Bighorn Sheep came down from the mountainside into Heritage Hills near Okanagan Falls on Wednesday morning, taking time to butt heads and enjoy the grass peeking through the snow. Ken Oszinski said he is often

Upset over porta-potty pyro

Jan 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Scott Mayhew A porta-potty was set ablaze on Wednesday night on the construction site of Penticton Toyota’s new building, an area that has seen repeated theft and vandalism lately. Scott Mayhew, the president of Scott Mayhew

3 years for Peach City Radio

Jan 27, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed A full day of live programming will be hitting the radio waves on Feb. 5 to celebrate CFUZ Peach City Radio's three years on the air at 92.9 FM. Volunteers at the Penticton-based station will be showcasing their diverse

Take a look at RDOS budget

Jan 27, 2022 / 5:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has been diving into the 2022 draft budget for electoral areas, municipalities and the Penticton Indian Band. The first reading has been completed and video presentations have

Lab reopening still uncertain

Jan 27, 2022 / 1:16 pm

Photo: Contributed After low staffing levels caused Interior Health to temporarily close the Summerland Health Centre Outpatient Laboratory in November, the outlook for a timeline on reopening remains up in the air. Summerland Mayor Toni

Condolences for the 93

Jan 27, 2022 / 11:54 am

Photo: SD27 The following story contain details some readers might find distressing. After an announcement on Tuesday revealed the discovery of 93 potential graves of children buried around the site of a former residential school near Williams

'Problem' criminal released

Jan 27, 2022 / 11:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff After the Oliver and Osoyoos RCMP apprehended an offender who had numerous warrants out for his arrest after compiling 28 charges in the past 10 months, a judge granted a release order in Penticton courts without financial

Hwy safety study continues

Jan 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: File photo A crash near Kaleden has both lanes of Highway 97 closed in December While the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure gave the green light to review options for a protected turning lane last week for the Highway

Lake solution left in 'limbo'

Jan 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson Multiple questions remain for the best way to manage the Twin Lakes water system, after the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen turned down a proposal to take ownership of the water infrastructure last Thursday. The Lower

Beloved pup reunion

Jan 26, 2022 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson An Osoyoos couple has their dog, Bear, back home after surrendering him to the Okanagan Humane Society due to health problems they thought would leave them unable to care for him. Kathrine and her husband have had the four-year-old



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