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Ready to govern itself

Dec 5, 2020 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson Okanagan Falls is looking into incorporating. The RDOS voted in favour to support the incorporation study on Thursday, moving forward with a request from the Okanagan Falls Community Association on assessing costs and benefits.  The

Xmas tree farms sold out fast

Dec 5, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The demand for Christmas trees in the Thompson-Okanagan has a number of farms already sold out of their stock.  Jolene Palmer, who owns Prairie Valley Christmas Trees in Summerland and is the membership director

Charity biker out of contest

Dec 4, 2020 / 4:13 pm

Photo: Contributed Even with great support from the community, a Penticton biker that was hoping to get into a competition and donate all his prize money money to charity has not made it on to the next round.  Darrell Richards was campaigning

Vees team tests negative

Dec 4, 2020 / 2:05 pm

Photo: Contributed After a player on the Penticton Vees team tested positive for COVID-19,  all close contacts of the player, including Vees players and staff, have been tested for the virus. The team released a statement on

Protest for family back home

Dec 4, 2020 / 1:53 pm

Photo: The Canadian Press Farmers protesting in India. Penticton farmers have a planned a rally in support. A farmers protest rally will be driving through Penticton’s downtown on Saturday morning, in support of the farmers protesting

Students voicing concerns

Dec 4, 2020 / 4:00 am

Casey Richardson After confirmed COVID-19 cases at both Penticton Secondary schools were announced this week, students came forward to share, speaking on starting to feel anxious heading into class. “I think now a lot of students are anxious.

Real estate sales booming

Dec 3, 2020 / 3:00 pm

Photo: Casey Richardson Sales numbers for single family homes in the South Okanagan continue to grow compared to last year and inventory can't keep up with demand.  The South Okanagan Real Estate Board (SOREB) released

Beach rink no longer public

Dec 3, 2020 / 2:04 pm

Photo: Contributed Penticton Lakeside Resort's outdoor rink has had to move their ice rink availability away from public use after direction from Interior Health (IH). The rink will be available by reservation only

$78K to breakfast programs

Dec 3, 2020 / 1:19 pm

Photo: Jasmine Aantjes The Auxiliary to the Penticton Regional Hospital Society has donated $78,000 to help out local breakfast programs at local elementary schools. On top of fundraising hundreds of thousands for the hospital,

Charity biker needs voters

Dec 3, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: Casey Richardson A Penticton biker working to get into a competition to donate all his prize money money to charity is sitting in second place in the quarter-finals, and today is the last day to vote. Darrell Richards is hoping



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