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Hey batter, batter swing!

Feb 26, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Spring ball registration has opened in the South Okanagan, with a strong hope to see the kids getting into local play and games for the upcoming season. Kevin Castelone, president of the South Okanagan Minor Baseball

Braille after brain tumour

Feb 26, 2021 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson A Penticton student who suffered a brain injury that has left him with deteriorating vision will be participating in the BC Provincial Braille Challenge on Friday, showing off his hard-earned knowledge of the tactile writing system. Evan

Funding for heritage mine

Feb 25, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Mascot Gold Mine Tour A unique heritage infrastructure has been selected for an extensive restoration project after been awarded funds from the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP). In October 2020, the Upper

Local biz earns award nom

Feb 25, 2021 / 2:14 pm

Photo: Contributed The "Great Holiday Giveaways" organized by Total Restoration and Kettle Valley Memorial during the 2020 holiday season. A South Okanagan business is being recognized for its continual efforts in helping the community,

Boat thief given 300 days

Feb 25, 2021 / 10:42 am

Photo: Castanet Staff One of the thieves who led RCMP on a chase after stealing a boat in June of 2019 will spend 39 more days in jail accounting for time served, followed by a two-year probation. Owen Big Charles, 33, appeared in Penticton

Personal care booming

Feb 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson Some Penticton personal care businesses have been busier during the pandemic, with more requests from locals for appointments—to the point they’ve added extra employees and hours to balance out the influx. “We’re

Longtime thief sues RCMP

Feb 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed A Penticton resident with a lengthy rap sheet is turning his attention to the police force, suing the RCMP for $16,500. Ian James Macdonald, 41, is pursuing legal action against Cpl. Scott Van Every with the Penticton

Vees announce new player

Feb 24, 2021 / 11:21 am

Photo: Contributed The Penticton Vees Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club had announced forward player Ethan Mann joining the team for the 2021/22 season. Mann, 18, has finished off his senior season at University School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,

Market under new direction

Feb 24, 2021 / 10:18 am

Photo: NaramataSlow Do you grow the Valley's biggest and tastiest zucchinis? Have you been elected the de facto pie baking champion of your neighbourhood? Is your child proving to be the next Coco Chanel of recycled wallets? If so, the Naramata

More pickleball courts

Feb 21, 2021 / 2:00 pm

Photo: Pickleball Summerland Both the District of Summerland and Osoyoos Town council will be reviewing requests from residents in their upcoming meetings asking for more pickleball courts. As Summerland council reviews the 2021-2025 financial


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