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Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie

Join in at Peach Fest

Jul 21, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed The 2019 Peach Fest is looking for volunteers who want to be a meaningful part of the iconic event.  Director of volunteers Ken Brunen said typically over 100 volunteers come together to make the free five-day

Teenage mom needs love

Jul 21, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie Kimchi the cat was just a few months old and alone on the streets when she gave birth to a litter of kittens, and now she is looking for her second chance in life with a forever home adoption.  "Kimchi is a teenage mom,

Industrial equipment ablaze

Jul 20, 2019 / 7:15 pm

Photo: Jon Manchester Kelowna fire crews were called to a building on Cambro Road Saturday afternoon after a fire alarm was activated They arrived to find smoke pouring from the structure.  Crews discovered a large piece of industrial

Ice cream sandwich recall

Jul 20, 2019 / 7:05 pm

Photo: CFIA The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has added two ice cream products to its recall list Saturday.  Brand names Iceberg and Originale Augustin Mega Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches are being recalled.  The reason for

Shooting sends 2 to hospital

Jul 20, 2019 / 5:02 pm

Photo: CTV News One gun shot victim arrived at Langley Memorial Hospital Friday night. A Friday night shooting in the area of Mud Bay Park in Surrey sent two people to hospital, RCMP have confirmed.  Shortly after 7 p.m. officers

At-risk baby owls tracked

Jul 20, 2019 / 4:17 pm

  Chelsea Powrie Every evening at dusk at a certain spot high in the hills on Penticton Indian Band land, a distinctive chirping screech fills the air — the burrowing owls are talking, and some are swooping home into their

Hall of Fame drew crowds

Jul 20, 2019 / 3:30 pm

Photo: Mike Biden Click here to view gallery Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Contributed   The B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame in Penticton held its annual ceremony for new inductees Friday

Rain helping fix lake levels

Jul 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

The gloomy, wet July the Okanagan may feel like a bummer to some, but not Shaun Reimer.  He manages the Penticton dam and oversees Okanagan Lake water levels, and to him, the rain has been welcome.  "We're a lot better off

Monster trucks have arrived

Jul 19, 2019 / 6:00 pm

Chelsea Powrie Some of the biggest, baddest trucks around rolled into Penticton Friday ahead of a massive monster truck event at the Penticton Speedway this weekend.  On Saturday and Sunday night, the trucks will take over the track performing

Across nation on a scooter

Jul 19, 2019 / 2:20 pm

Photo: Chelsea Powrie Rich Adams, aka "Rich the Vegan," contemplates the next leg of his cross-country scooter trip at Okanagan Lake on June 19. Rich Adams is a man on a mission to end animal cruelty by spreading awareness from
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