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Spring means motorcycles

Mar 21, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie Warm weather has returned, and with it comes motorcycles on Okanagan roads.  The Okanagan Motorcycle Riders Association wants drivers to keep an extra eye out, and riders to remember what it means to safely share the

Cannings on federal budget

Mar 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

  Photo: Contributed "There's things that I'm happy to see and things that I'm disappointed to see." That was South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings' take on the federal budget released Tuesday,

Get smart about recycling

Mar 19, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Photo: City of Penticton The City of Penticton hopes new signage will help reduce contamination of recyclable items in the bins of multifamily buildings.  The educational signs feature images of common materials acceptable for residential

Cannery Centre turns 35

Mar 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie Jill Bateman was just a kid when her father and his business partner purchased the defunct Aylmer Cannery building on Fairview Road and divided it into spaces for lease in 1983.  Now, Bateman is the Cannery Trade Centre building

Centre 1,000 seniors strong

Mar 15, 2019 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Karl Crosby Don Wilson, president of the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, presents a certificate to Evelyn Shewchuk recognizing her as the 1000th member to join the Drop-In Centre. A newly minted member at the Penticton

Scoffing at school rankings

Mar 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie A yearly ranking of over 1,000 elementary and secondary schools in B.C. was released Thursday, but the list's results have long been controversial in the education community.  Linda Van Alphen, trustee for School District

Sedins in B.C. hall of fame

Mar 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: @Canucks The B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame located at the South Okanagan Events Centre will be inducting a pair of very famous faces this summer.  Daniel and Henrik Sedin, who spent their NHL careers as Vancouver Canucks, will

Donations for wine tastings

Mar 14, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Aaron McRann and Twylla Da Silva raise a toast to raising money for the new Penticton Youth Centre. Wine tasting at Da Silva Vineyards and Winery will have a philanthropic overtone this month.  The winery

7 year old battles disease

Mar 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie Melissa Campbell thought her five-year-old daughter Ainsley had allergies when she noticed the girl's eyes getting puffy and swollen two years ago.  Then one day, she arrived home from work to find the situation was much

Olympic gold, to cancer

Mar 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie Flying high off her gold medal win at the Pyeongchang Olympics last year, Kikkan Randall never suspected that three months later she would get the worst news of her life.  Randall, an American cross country skier, moved
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