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Major new playground open

May 20, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: District of Summerland Summerland council kidding around. Summerland's council and mayor had a childhood flashback Friday as they celebrated the official opening of the new Memorial Park playground. The innovative play structure,

City throwing party for Vees

May 20, 2022 / 10:54 am

Photo: Contributed The City of Penticton has declared Tuesday, May 24 "Vees Day" in honour of the local BCHL hockey team bringing home a championship cup. The Vees, along with the city, are throwing a party to celebrate the victory.

Volleyball joins Peach Fest

May 20, 2022 / 8:33 am

Photo: Pixabay Penticton Peach Festival has added yet another new event to its much-anticipated return this summer. The Junior Chamber International (JCI) Penticton will be hosting the first annual Peach Festival JCI Penticton Beach Volleyball

OK Falls seizing a chance

May 20, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed As the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen ponders outgrowing its current headquarters in Penticton, Okanagan Falls sees its chance. The regional district office had previously identified a need to expand, and floated

Care centres' bleak situation

May 19, 2022 / 3:21 pm

Photo: file photo Urgent and Primary Care Centres in the Okanagan and Kamloops are lagging way behind on staffing goals, according to data released by the B.C. Liberal caucus. A province-wide transition towards the UPCC model began in 2018

Cheer on Vees' homecoming

May 19, 2022 / 1:28 pm

Photo: Contributed The newly-crowned BCHL champion, the Penticton Vees, are on their way back from their victory on Vancouver Island, and local fans are invited to cheer on the boys as they bring the Fred Page Cup into its new home. The

100 years for fire dept.

May 19, 2022 / 12:15 pm

Photo: Contributed The Oliver Fire Department is planning a 100th anniversary celebration party this summer. On July 9, the festivities will take place, with newly-announced headlining act Tanner Olsen Band. "The Tanner Olsen Band

Kids grill RDOS directors

May 19, 2022 / 11:49 am

Photo: Contributed A Cawston student asking the RDOS board of directors the tough questions at Thursday's meeting. The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen board directors fielded questions from unusually adorable constituents at

Winery supporting heritage

May 18, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Back Door Winery The Summerland Museum and Archives is getting a boost from a local winery this year. Back Door Winery has announced it will be donating its $5 tasting fee that every non-member pays this season to the organization. "There

Auction to support local art

May 18, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: PDCAC The Penticton and District Community Arts Council's spring fundraising auction is now live. Bidding opened at 10 a.m. Wednesday, featuring dozens of donated experiences and products from community vendors. Browse and


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