Latest Articles from Chantelle Deacon

Officers hunting campfires

Jul 21, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Conservation Officer Service Conservation officers are "searching night and day" for people who are trying to "get away" with having a campfire, according to Penticton-based conservation officer Mike Stern.  Conservation

Triathlons need volunteers

Jul 20, 2017 / 12:50 pm

Photo: Jennifer Andrews Volunteers are desperately needed for Challenge Penticton and ITU Multi Sport World Championship Festival being held this weekend and in August.  The Challenge Penticton takes place Sunday, July 23

Cleaning up Carmi forests

Jul 20, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Deborah Pfeiffer Penticton's forests are being used as dumping grounds, and this Saturday, the community will clean up the mess. Every year, the South Okanagan Trail Alliance, in partnership with the Upper Carmi Neighborhood Association

Art market begins Sunday

Jul 19, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Pentictons Arts Council Summer art markets begin this Sunday in Penticton, running until September 3.  The market takes place on the grounds of the Leir House at 220 Manor Park Avenue, starting July 23 from 11

Man dies shortly after arrest

Jul 19, 2017 / 3:41 pm

Photo: Prince George Detachment The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. has been called to Prince George after a man died about an hour after he was arrested by RCMP. Prince George RCMP responded to a call Tuesday of a man that was

Shanghai on Penticton ice

Jul 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Okanagan Hockey Group A group of hockey players, travelling all the way from Shanghai, are spending two weeks practising their skills at an Okanagan Hockey Camp in Penticton.  Thirteen players and their parents will be in Penticton

195 evacuees in Penticton

Jul 18, 2017 / 5:11 pm

Photo: Peter Weeber, chief administrative officer Penticton's reception centre. Another 100 wildfire evacuees checked into the Penticton emergency social services reception centre Tuesday, bringing the total to 195. ESS centres

New bike track coming

Jul 18, 2017 / 3:09 pm

Photo: The Penticton & Area Cycling Association Potential design of the pump track. Construction on a cycling pump track will begin this month in Penticton. With the help of community donors, the Penticton and Area Cycling Association

Roommate or burglar?

Jul 18, 2017 / 12:20 pm

Photo: Contributed Police are investigating a burglary in Penticton over the weekend, that was initially mistaken for a hungry roommate. The break and enter apparently occurred July 15, 1:30 a.m., on Van Horne St. A resident heard a noise

Tourists: who's going where

Jul 17, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Insights West Calgary joins the ranks of one of the few cities in Canada, Canadian's will actually visit this year.   Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal are the top three visited cities with Calgary following closely