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Town to pay for podcast

Oct 28, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed Pixabay Oliver town council has voted to pay to be featured on a podcast about histories of small towns. "Canadian History Ehx" is a podcast run by Craig David, who has been podcasting since 2018. He sent

Cases hold at care homes

Oct 27, 2021 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Two Penticton care homes dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks have not seen cases grow since Tuesday. The latest data from Interior Health shows Village by the Station has 27 residents and 14 staff with positive cases and Haven

Two dead bodies found

Oct 27, 2021 / 5:06 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Two people were found dead in Osoyoos Wednesday after cops swarmed the community. Major tactical vehicles from the RCMP's Emergency Response Team were spotted by many witnesses heading from Kelowna through the

Nation's best sommelier

Oct 27, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed Canada's best sommelier has been announced, after an intensive, gruelling competition in Penticton this October testing ten of the brightest in the business. The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers live-streamed

SD67 mulls vaccine rules

Oct 27, 2021 / 10:01 am

Photo: Contributed The board of School District 67 is still mulling where they stand on vaccine mandates for employees. On Oct. 7, B.C. Premier John Horgan announced that COVID-19 vaccination requirement rules will be left up to individual

RDOS changes fees

Oct 26, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has modified fees associated with certain property uses, with the changes coming into effect Jan. 1, 2022. Updated fees are to reflect the resources required to process an

Outdoor rink gets help

Oct 26, 2021 / 3:27 pm

Photo: Contributed A rendering of the outdoor skating rink coming to Penticton. The group behind an upcoming public outdoor skating rink in Penticton has received a major fundraising boost. Valley First, a division of First West Credit

One man shot, in hospital

Oct 26, 2021 / 2:13 pm

Photo: Casey Richardson Police in undercover vehicles block Indian Rock Road in Naramata. UPDATE: 2 p.m. Police have confirmed one man was shot on Indian Rock Road north of Naramata Tuesday morning. RCMP responded to reports of shots

Seeking 7-Eleven robber

Oct 26, 2021 / 12:55 pm

Photo: RCMP Police seeking suspect in Oliver 7-Eleven robbery. Oliver RCMP are seeking a suspect in a robbery at the local 7-Eleven early Monday morning. Employees called 911 around 5:15 a.m. after a man had walked in saying he had a

Realistic fake gun by school

Oct 26, 2021 / 12:06 pm

Photo: Facebook A Keremeos woman was alarmed when she spotted when looked like a real handgun two blocks from a local elementary school, but it turned out to be a pellet gun. Keremeos RCMP detachment commander Cpl. Chad Parsons said the



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