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$91K for local research

Nov 21, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Penticton rheumatologist Dr. Teo is part of a local research team looking to help fibromyalgia patients. A local research team received a $91,000 grant to help treat Penticton-based fibromyalgia patients. The Canadian

Students raise local cash

Nov 21, 2017 / 5:00 pm

Chantelle Deacon A large group of Penticton middle school students sold bannock Tuesday to buy presents for families in need this Christmas. Jolanda Poetsch, Aboriginal support worker at Skaha Lake Middle School, organizes fundraisers throughout

Wineries hit by thieves

Nov 21, 2017 / 11:29 am

Photo: Richard Duval Images Two wineries in Okanagan Falls have been hit by thieves. Wild Goose Vineyards and Liquidity Wines both had large, expensive items stolen from their property in the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 13 “Wild

Gift bags for the homeless

Nov 21, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Getty Images A local woman is looking for small donations to provide Penticton's homeless residents with Christmas gift bags. Kristine Lee Shepherd and her two daughters host Monday night dinners at Nanaimo Square weekly and with

African drums at the Cleland

Nov 20, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Children's Showcase Master drummer Alseny "Michel" Diallo and dancer N'nato Camara Kikeyambay. A West African drum and dance group will perform Sunday in Penticton. Children’s Showcase presents Kikeyambay,

Locally built for BC

Nov 20, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Chantelle Deacon The company formerly known as Britco opened its doors Monday to Penticton media and dignitaries, announcing plans to focus on manufacturing single-family homes to be sold in B.C. Now known as Metric Modular, the company, purchased

The season of giving

Nov 16, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Oliver Osoyoos Festival of Trees fundraiser will begin later this month, in support of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Many communities across B.C. take part in the event. This year Nk’Mip Cellars

Explore the local galleries

Nov 16, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Jolene Mackie Art The first annual Christmas Art Walk will take place next week in Penticton. There will be seven art galleries open on the evening of Nov. 23 within walking distance of one another. "We have downtown

New subdivision shut down

Nov 16, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: District of Summerland Summerland council has voted down a 22-lot subdivision proposed for Trout Creek. Rikhi Development Corporation was planning to subdivide the vacant piece of land on the corner of Wharf Street and Nixon Road. Following

A big, fun fashion show

Nov 15, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: DragonFly Pond Society‎ A ‘Uniquely Fashionable Fashion Show’ will take place Thursday evening in Penticton, giving children the chance to feel like a superstar. The event, put on by the DragonFly Pond Society‎,
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