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Running again for council

May 12, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Stuart Bish Photography A Penticton business woman and president of the Protect Penticton’s Parks Society has announced her candidacy for council, hoping to add a voice for the parks. Brownlee also ran for council in 2018. Karen

Working to ID dead bodies

May 12, 2021 / 3:31 pm

Casey Richardson UPDATED: 3:31 p.m. RCMP believe they have tentatively identified one of the two individuals who was found dead near the Naramata Creek area and are actively trying to confirm the identity of the second deceased person. New

PIB virus case numbers drop

May 12, 2021 / 3:11 pm

Photo: Contributed The Penticton Indian Band has confirmed a drop in COVID-19 cases in an update from the Chief and Council on Tuesday. Their ongoing cluster of cases was first announced and linked to a funeral on April 22. According to

Thief nabs truck from dealer

May 12, 2021 / 1:14 pm

Contributed UPDATE: 7:45 p.m. Police now have the stolen vehicle and are keeping it for forensics. The rest of Toyota's stolen gear is still missing. ORIGINAL: 1:15 p.m. A smash and grab on Wednesday morning resulted in a local

'Now more than ever'

May 12, 2021 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson Forty years ago a group of women came together to ensure those in need would have access to resources and support, building the South Okanagan Women In Need Society. The society was incorporated in 1981, after the request was

New CFO announced

May 11, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Town of Oliver The Town of Oliver has announced their new chief financial officer, joining staff on July 19, 2021. Elma Hamming will be taking over the responsibilities for leading all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the

'Mind-boggling' house fire

May 11, 2021 / 4:34 pm

Contributed Jennifer Van de Griend The Osoyoos Fire Department battled a difficult structure fire on Saturday and again on Sunday night, when a single family home ignited two nights in a row with big flames and heavy smoke. Fire crews were called

Two found dead near creek

May 11, 2021 / 3:06 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Two deceased bodies were found in a remote location in the Naramata Creek area by a couple walking in the area on Monday morning. Shortly after 10 a.m. Penticton RCMP officers responded to the remote location up Naramata

Limits on emergency entry

May 11, 2021 / 12:22 pm

Photo: Jon Manchester A Penticton resident is hoping to see better access for emergency services into multi-family residential buildings in town, after being worried about first responders having to wait to be allowed in. Bea Brown brought

Young kitty ready to play

May 9, 2021 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson Caravan is a seven-month-old kitten who’s ready to get out into the world and meet his new family. The Critteraid Animal Sanctuary in Summerland is looking after this special guy, who’s got a little bit of anxiety. “He


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