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Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie

Worries over landfill's future

May 23, 2019 / 1:32 pm

Photo: Tetra Tech One of many maps in the Tetra Tech Campbell Mountain landfill study showing odour impact in the area. Concerns about the future of Campbell Mountain landfill have prompted the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen

Fierce and Feminine in drag

May 23, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Army of Sass Penticton The Army of Sass burlesque dancers are just one of the acts at Fierce and Feminine. A drag show with a cause is coming to Penticton next weekend raising money for the YES Project and raising awareness about

Safety Village free open bike

May 22, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie The Penticton Safety Village is looking to expand its availability to kids around town by offering free open bike hours after school, during which the gates are open for kids to explore the village and learn the rules

Have you found an ORock?

May 22, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: ORocks If you spot a painted rock somewhere in the Okanagan, check the back — you may have found one of the many "ORocks" that people have been hiding in the hope of spreading smiles and passing on joy.  It

Raising dough for SOWINS

May 21, 2019 / 11:56 am

Photo: SOWINS The numbers are in, and it turns out a lot of dough was raised at Boston Pizza in Penticton earlier this month at a fundraising event for the South Okanagan Women in Need Society. May 10 was the official kickoff to

Chester, local celebrity cat

May 21, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Facebook His name is Chester, and he's a celebrity.  In some circles, at least. Chester the cat has become well known in the downtown area of Penticton in the past few years, visiting businesses and homes and specializing

Immigrants meet fire dept.

May 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Mike Biden Click here to view gallery Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden Photo: Mike Biden   Members of the Penticton Fire Department met up with brand new Penticton community members

Robinson plan released

May 17, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: City of Penticton Two open houses are planned for citizens of Penticton to check out a draft of the Robinson Property Master Plan.  The Robinson property, which is home to the Seniors' Drop-in Centre, pickleball courts,

Vagrancy complaints grow

May 17, 2019 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie City of Penticton bylaw officers have been responding to a sharp uptick in calls, especially for community safety issues. "I'm sure everyone is seeing more activity out and about," said Tina Siebert city bylaw manager.

Ellis on the Rise returning

May 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Downtown Penticton Association Chalk art is just one of the activities that will return to Ellis on the Rise this year. Kick off the summer season with a block party in downtown Penticton, less than two weeks away.  On Friday,
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