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Ashton blasts NDP bill

Sep 19, 2017 / 3:13 pm

Photo: Flickr Over the next four years, British Columbians will see the Horgan government use about $27.5 million of taxpayers' money to support political parties, something that has Penticton Liberal MLA Dan Ashton up in arms. On Monday,

Non-profit site launched

Sep 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

  Chantelle Deacon An e-commerce website has come to Penticton to support of those trying to exit the sex trade. The Penticton Soup Sisters and Brodo Kitchen hosted an event launching the JCI Bubbles website Monday, in support

Fundraising for felines

Sep 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: AlleyCATS Alliance. A giant book sale will be held in Penticton Saturday in support of local felines. The AlleyCats Alliance is hosting the event across from the Penticton SPCA, and is currently seeking used

Flying south for the winter

Sep 18, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed A bird lovers paradise will take place this weekend near Okanagan Falls, for anyone interested in learning more about bird migration. The event, Bird Migration Day, offers visitors a chance to see birds being banded,

Terry Fox Run raises $5,100

Sep 18, 2017 / 11:08 am

Photo: Darren Handschuh More than 200 people participated in Penticton's Terry Fox Run Sunday, about double what organizers anticipated.  The 37th annual event also raised more than last year, according to Kevin

Wine run nationally known

Sep 18, 2017 / 10:34 am

Photo: Contributed Half Corked Marathon of Oliver & Osoyoos Wine Country participants. An Okanagan running event is getting some national attention after being named a finalist for Event of the Year in the Canadian

Arts Rising goes this week

Sep 17, 2017 / 9:00 am

Photo: Something Blue Photography Penticton's Arts Rising Festival starts Thursday and will feature art in a variety of diverse forms.  The celebration is meant to display the power of art to unite, build and change communities.

Give Arizona a home

Sep 17, 2017 / 5:00 am

With many animals looking for forever homes, there isn't enough staff to keep up with all the furry friends. That's why Critteraid is asking for volunteers.  Critteraid is a Summerland-based animal shelter that exists

Project fights college stress

Sep 15, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Okanagan College A new pilot project is underway at Okanagan College that looks to help students thrive in their studies and personal lives.  The first workshop took place this week and looked into the physical,

Learn from master artists

Sep 14, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Artists are welcome to attend an art conference taking place during the Penticton Art's Rising Festival.  The four day Connections Art Show and Conference will feature a variety of workshops from Sept. 21



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