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Hit by car, left on street

Jan 22, 2021 / 4:00 am

Photo: Google Maps A Penticton man is hoping somebody saw something after he says a car hit him in an intersection and fled the scene. Ryan Whynot was walking across the street at Wade Avenue and Martin Street, heading west, Wednesday afternoon

Local country farming tune

Jan 21, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Contributed A group of farmers from rural Cawston are sharing their love of organic farming through a new country song they have titled "Apple Blossom Glory." They call themselves The Organic Humans, and they wrote the song in order

Review of COVID outbreak

Jan 21, 2021 / 2:01 pm

Photo: The Canadian Press COVID-19 vaccinations for the general public in the South Okanagan likely won't come until the fall, and in the meantime, doses are focused first and foremost on long-term care home residents to try and prevent

Looking to grants for help

Jan 21, 2021 / 12:55 pm

Photo: Contributed The City of Penticton is eyeing new funding through grants for 2021. City council directed staff to apply for the following grants at its Tuesday meeting: A Vancouver Foundation Grant, an Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)

More films, more stars

Jan 21, 2021 / 11:56 am

Photo: Colin Dacre A film crew shoots in downtown Penticton in 2017. The Okanagan Film Commission says the pandemic has provided a boon for the local film industry, and anticipates attracting even bigger films and stars to the region soon. Jon

Hwy 97 moving downtown

Jan 20, 2021 / 2:46 pm

Photo: Contributed John Kapusty, left, and son Nick Kapusty at the current Highway 97 location in Penticton in 2017. Highway 97 Brewing has an official thumbs up from Penticton city council to move forward with their plans to take over the

Not your average washroom

Jan 20, 2021 / 12:44 pm

Photo: Contributed Penticton city council appeared intrigued by a public washroom concept currently in use in the City of Kelowna, after hearing about it in a presentation at their meeting Tuesday. Dhorea Ramanula, executive director with

10-year plan for childcare

Jan 20, 2021 / 10:31 am

Photo: Contributed Penticton city council has endorsed what it describes as a "much needed" 10-year childcare action plan, defining the needs for childcare in the city over the next decade. City staff, thanks to a $25,000 grant

Experience flying a plane

Jan 19, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Canadian Aviation and Space Museum A new interactive exhibit has arrived in Penticton that will let you experience what it's like to fly, without leaving the ground. The Penticton Museum & Archives and the Hands-on-Heritage

Tackled man after assault

Jan 19, 2021 / 3:53 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre The site of the assault in Penticton in 2019. August 30, 2019 is forever cemented in the mind of Penticton man Zach Laycock, who recently won a Governor General Award from the Royal Canadian Humanitarian Association for



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