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'Don't forget' Elijah

Oct 23, 2020 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed The grandfather of Elijah Beauregard, killed on the streets of Kelowna in 2019 at age 16, is raising money for a memorial bench at Eli's favourite skate park. The family of a Penticton teen stabbed to death in Kelowna

Call for youth parliament

Oct 22, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Town of Osoyoos is reminding its local youth that they can now apply to be part of BC's 92nd Youth Parliament.  A news release from the town Thursday encouraged young people aged 16-21 to apply by the

Konanz will run again

Oct 22, 2020 / 3:26 pm

Photo: Contributed Former MP candidate for the Conservatives will seek her party's nomination again for South Okanagan-West Kootenay next time an election is called. Whether a federal election comes sooner or later, former Conservative

Respiratory week upcoming

Oct 22, 2020 / 1:36 pm

Photo: Contributed Shana Lindsay thanks Penticton Council for recognizing Respiratory Therapy Week. The City of Penticton has recognized Oct. 25-31 as Respiratory Therapy Week, an annual honour that has extra importance during

Energy award for district

Oct 22, 2020 / 12:50 pm

Photo: Contributed The District of Summerland has been recognized for its efforts to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through a FortisBC "Efficiency in Action" award.  Announced today at a virtually-hosted

Search for hiker back on

Oct 22, 2020 / 10:18 am

Photo: Contributed Search and rescue crews are once again involved with trying to find missing hiker Jordan Naterer in Manning Park, after repeated pleas from family and an expression of support from the prime minister.  Jordan, 25,

Veintimilla nabs support

Oct 21, 2020 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Liberal MLA candidate Petra Veintimilla for Boundary Similkameen has picked up a new endorsement.  Ex Chairman and Director of the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen Roger Mayer has lent his weight to

City staff land accolades

Oct 21, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Two Penticton city staffers have received top awards in their fields.  Tania Chaudry, manager of Human Resources and Occupational Health and Safety, has been recognized as the Gold winner of the ADP Canada Rising

Cops cleared in death

Oct 21, 2020 / 3:27 pm

Photo: Contributed Police in Penticton have been cleared of wrongdoing in the death of an elderly woman at home this summer.  The Independent Investigations Office of BC had launched an inquiry in August relating to the death, to determine

PIB electing new council

Oct 21, 2020 / 1:54 pm

Photo: Contributed The Penticton Indian Band's election cycle is continuing, with council nominations held Tuesday.  Twenty-five PIB members' names were put forward, for eight seats on council.  The nominations



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