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Cash no guarantee of votes

Feb 2, 2023 / 2:56 pm

Photo: Contributed Elections BC Elections BC has released financial data from the recent local elections, which shows big spending does not always mean big results in the polls in the South Okanagan. Candidates in British Columbia are

Snow pack above average

Feb 2, 2023 / 12:30 pm

Photo: District of Summerland Isintok Dam pictured in a District of Summerland file photo. Snow pack levels at Summerland's two measurement sites, Isintok Dam and the Summerland Reservoir, are higher than normal. Fresh data measured

Help with emergency plans

Feb 2, 2023 / 12:04 pm

Photo: RDOS The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen is inviting residents to have a say in the future of emergency management within the area. A series of community focus groups are planned in various RDOS communities throughout February,

Spray paint vandalism spree

Feb 2, 2023 / 9:38 am

Photo: Contributed Summerland RCMP are investigating after a spree of vehicle vandalism over the course of the weekend. From January 28-29, police were called to three separate incidents of vandalism damaging multiple vehicles, marked with

Mail, ID thief awaits fate

Feb 1, 2023 / 5:03 pm

Photo: Contributed A Penticton man who has pleaded guilty to numerous charges involving stolen property, mail theft, cheques and probation breaches may have just a few months left to spend behind bars once his sentencing finally concludes. In

Assault witnesses sought

Feb 1, 2023 / 12:11 pm

Photo: File photo Penticton RCMP are seeking the public's help following reports of an assault at Skaha Lake Park. On Jan. 29, RCMP received word that there had been an assault a month prior on New Years Eve on the walkway at the park

Fire destroyed home

Feb 1, 2023 / 9:50 am

Photo: Pixabay File photo A fire Sunday, Jan. 29 destroyed a house and left its occupants uninjured but without a home. The Keremeos Volunteer Fire Department responded to the blaze at a two-story home, which was fully involved and the

First chance to give back

Jan 31, 2023 / 7:00 pm

Photo: 100 Men Who Care Members of 100 Men Who Care in Penticton at a 2022 meeting. Penticton's 100 Men Who Care are back for their first fundraising event in 2023, with a special focus on mental health awareness. The charitable group,

Search continues for senior

Jan 31, 2023 / 3:03 pm

Photo: Contributed Doreen Abbott, 89, has been missing in Penticton since Jan. 27. RCMP are continuing to look for a missing senior woman in Penticton, and while offers for help from the public are acknowledged and appreciated, the public

Rental units break bylaws

Jan 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: RDOS A property on Fruitvale Avenue needs to clean up its bylaw compliance or face legal action from the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen A rural Oliver property is in hot water with the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen,
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