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Tucelnuit repaving green lit

May 26, 2023 / 4:38 pm

Photo: Town of Oliver Tucelnuit Drive on May 17, 2023. Oliver town council has voted to take a local contractor up on their offer to get a discount for much-needed repaving on Tucelnuit Drive. At their meeting on May 23, council heard

Walking for kidney health

May 26, 2023 / 3:48 pm

Photo: Nephron Ninjas The Nephron Ninjas: Left to right Sandra White, Laura Dicer, Courtney Streeter, Manjot Dhaliwal, and Gerald Smith seated A team of Local dialysis nurses and their patients have teamed up to raise as much money as they

Lt.-Gov to tour locally

May 26, 2023 / 12:54 pm

Photo: BC Government Flickr/File photo Janet Austin at her inauguration as lieutenant governor of BC. British Columbia's Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin will spend a few days in the South Okanagan next week, meeting with local business

Go by bike and win prizes

May 26, 2023 / 12:04 pm

Photo: File photo GoByBike Week is back in Penticton next week, aiming to encourage locals to incorporate cycling into their commutes and daily life. The 14th annual event is hosted by the Penticton & Area Cycling Association (PACA),

Roller derby back in town

May 26, 2023 / 10:43 am

Photo: File photo/Penticton Pistoleras The Penticton Pistoleras at a 2022 event. The South Okanagan Roller Derby (SORDA) is back for the season, holding its first home game this weekend. On Saturday, May 27 at the Penticton Curling Club,

Park plan for full future

May 25, 2023 / 4:35 pm

Photo: RDOS The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has announced the successful completion of the Kobau Park Concept Plan, described as "a comprehensive community-driven initiative aimed at enhancing the park's amenities and

Go Loco to support grads

May 25, 2023 / 1:14 pm

Photo: LocoLanding Adventure Park Tickets are now on sale for a family fun experience at LocoLanding Adventure Park this weekend, offering direct support to Penticton Secondary School's upcoming dry grad. On Friday, May 26, enjoy three

Colourful run for a cause

May 25, 2023 / 9:56 am

Photo: Mike Biden The time is now to sign up for Penticton's most colourful run! The annual Wildstone Colours 4 Kids Run is back after a pandemic break, taking place June 11, this year with a new route and even more fun surprises. The

Rainbow crosswalk for all

May 24, 2023 / 5:27 pm

Photo: City of Penticton UPDATE: 5:20 p.m. The City of Penticton has hit back at people on social media who chose to post derogatory messages about the new rainbow crosswalk. Acting Mayor Helena Konanz, School District 67 chair James

Free sunscreen fights cancer

May 24, 2023 / 4:09 pm

Photo: Save Your Skin A new dispensary of sunscreen at the Penticton Chamber of Commerce. Five free public sunscreen dispensers have been installed in Penticton as part of a pilot project aimed at fighting skin cancer country-wide. The



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