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Chelsea Powrie

Chelsea Powrie

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Chelsea Powrie is a graduate of Langara College's journalism program in Vancouver.

She moved to the South Okanagan in 2017 and has never looked back. As Castanet's South Okanagan news director, she is passionate about ensuring the region's communities see their stories, both big and small, shared in the news.

Outside of work, you are likely to find Chelsea tending to her garden of hot peppers, enjoying nachos at one of Penticton?s brewery patios, or walking along the creek with her dog.
Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie
Osoyoos pub putting together fundraiser for local kids' sports

Osoyoos pub putting together fundraiser for local kids' sports

Feb 28, 2024 / 7:00 pm

An Osoyoos pub is putting together a fundraiser to support minor hockey in the community. On Friday, March 1, the Sage Pub will host a silent auction, raffle...

South Okanagan arsonist facing more time behind bars for weapons charges

South Okanagan arsonist facing more time behind bars for weapons charges

Feb 28, 2024 / 4:24 pm

A South Okanagan prolific offender already serving time tor arson will be spending many more years behind bars for an unrelated firearms charge. Steven Marlo...

Highway 97 near Summerland will close this weekend for blasting

Highway 97 near Summerland will close this weekend for blasting

Feb 28, 2024 / 2:29 pm

Highway 97 will be closed between Callan Road and Okanagan Lake Provincial Park north of Summerland for blasting this weekend. On Saturday March 2 from 11 a.m....

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen working on wildfire reduction techniques

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen working on wildfire reduction techniques

Feb 28, 2024 / 12:59 pm

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has begun wildfire risk reduction work at two district-owned properties in the Greater West Bench area. According...

Osoyoos council will hold second special meeting to discuss ongoing budget woes

Osoyoos council will hold second special meeting to discuss ongoing budget woes

Feb 28, 2024 / 11:28 am

Osoyoos town council is continuing to battle with its budget. At a regular meeting Tuesday, council heard that trims to a previously-approved 2024 budget have...

South Okanagan Women in Need Society seeking help ahead of annual radiothon

South Okanagan Women in Need Society seeking help ahead of annual radiothon

Feb 28, 2024 / 4:00 am

The South Okanagan Women in Need Society is partnering with Bell Media for the second annual Have a Heart Radiothon. On Friday, March 8 — International...

Penticton ramping up towards annual tourism expo

Penticton ramping up towards annual tourism expo

Feb 27, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Visit Penticton is excited to be hosting its 7th Annual TRUE Penticton Tourism Expo this spring. On Sunday April 7, 2024, the TRUE expo, which stands for Think...

Tesla charger vandalized in Osoyoos, local suspects anti-EV anger

Tesla charger vandalized in Osoyoos, local suspects anti-EV anger

Feb 27, 2024 / 12:20 pm

A South Okanagan woman was disappointed to see apparent vandalism to a Tesla electric vehicle supercharging station in Osoyoos this week. Jasmine King, an...

Penticton high school kids tackle sustainability and challenge

Penticton high school kids tackle sustainability and challenge

Feb 27, 2024 / 4:00 am

Penticton Secondary School is taking on a Zero Waste Challenge, and the students involved want the rest of the community to join the challenge. The challenge is...

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen sharing tips at upcoming home show

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen sharing tips at upcoming home show

Feb 26, 2024 / 6:00 pm

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen will have a presence at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre for the Penticton Home and Reno Show next month,...

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