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Latest Articles from Chelsea Powrie

An unlikely mascot

Feb 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie You've heard of emotional support dogs, but Nugget is no puppy — she's a six-week-old black lamb who has been spreading joy at the Penticton Seniors' Drop-In Centre. Fiona Anthony got Nugget when she was just

Meet adoptable puppies

Feb 16, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chelsea Powrie A litter of rescue puppies will be visiting PetSmart in Penticton on Saturday, where people can play with them and get more information on how to adopt one. The puppies, which are eight weeks old, are pit bull, mastiff and

Local dog on world stage

Feb 15, 2018 / 5:30 pm

Chelsea Powrie It's off to the big leagues for a local woman and her show dog, who have a closet full of medals and ribbons from Canada and the U.S. and now are taking on the U.K. Marlene Parrot and her dog Griffin qualified for

CMHA: now they're cookin'

Feb 15, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed The Canadian Mental Health Association has a new stove, thanks to a donation from the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen. “We were working with a 50-year-old stove that had broken knobs,”

Students explore careers

Feb 14, 2018 / 6:23 am

Chelsea Powrie Students at Summerland Secondary got the chance to explore their career options on Tuesday, thanks to the WorkBC Find Your Fit tour. The program involves interactive displays aimed at giving students the chance to explore career

Students learn tourism trade

Feb 9, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Travel Penticton Grade 8 students at KVR middle school are working on a series of tourism-related projects to help get them involved in this important industry for Penticton. The Youth Influencers Program focuses on five key themes:

Ever wanted to podcast?

Feb 8, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Podcaster Katie Jensen. Podcasts have enjoyed an explosion of popularity in recent years, and one of Canada's most prolific freelance producers is coming to Penticton to share her tips and tricks of the trade. On Friday, Feb.

Construction just days away

Feb 8, 2018 / 3:18 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre The upcoming improvements to the 300 block of Main Street in Penticton will be undertaken by Grizzly Excavating, the same contracting company that did similar work on the 100 and 200 blocks in 2016. The project

Help an SPCA kitty in pain

Feb 8, 2018 / 1:00 pm

Photo: Contributed A rescued senior cat just wants to live her final years pain-free, but needs donations to do it. Sugar Plum, who came to the South Okanagan/Similkameen BC SPCA branch as a stray, has entropin of the eyelids. This means

Use of wood bill proceeds

Feb 7, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed A federal wood use bill championed by South Okanagan—West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings has made it past its first vote at second reading. Bill C-354 would amend the existing Department of Public Works and Services


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