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ASK Wellness hiring fair

Jul 23, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: City of Penticton The operator of a supportive housing project under construction in Penticton is holding a hiring fair later this week. ASK Wellness will be at the Oasis United Church Friday, 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., taking a variety

Ighani needs a new lawyer

Jul 23, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: RCMP A notorious South Okanagan prisoner will need a new lawyer to fight charges associated with two alleged assaults behind bars, after being dumped by his lawyer Monday.  Afshin Ighani, 46, appeared in Penticton court Monday

Residents happy with life

Jul 22, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Castanet file photo Residents of Oliver are happy with the community's quality of life, but would like more spent on policing with the town's single biggest anxiety being crime. Oliver has just completed its first citizens

Backhoe burns in field

Jul 22, 2019 / 5:09 pm

Photo: Bev Van Uden A backhoe in Okanagan Falls burned “right down to the rims” Sunday evening.  Fire crews were called to the blaze near Allendale Lake Road and Chapman Road at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, for an initial report

Police seize suspect truck

Jul 22, 2019 / 4:17 pm

Photo: Monique Tamminga Police tape near the scene of an alleged hit and run in Skaha Lake Park Sunday morning. The Penticton RCMP says it has seized the vehicle believed to be involved in a hit-and-run Sunday morning at Skaha Lake

Body still unidentified

Jul 22, 2019 / 2:56 pm

UPDATE 2:55 p.m. RCMP say they are still working to positively identify a body pulled from Okanagan Lake near the marina breakwater Saturday.  In a brief statement Monday afternoon, police reiterated the investigation into the body is not

Motorcycle crash claims life

Jul 22, 2019 / 2:21 pm

Photo: RCMP A Vancouver man is dead after a fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 3 near Princeton last week.  Cpl. Mike Halskov says emergency crews were called to the crash near Whipsaw Creek, west of town, at about 7:25 p.m. Friday. “Upon

Wrestling icon visits city

Jul 22, 2019 / 1:42 pm

Photo: Chris Jericho Twitter Wrestling legend Chris Jericho swung through Penticton over the weekend to attend a wedding.  Best known for his years with World Wrestling Entertainment, Jericho posted to his Instagram account from

Crashes through power pole

Jul 22, 2019 / 12:20 pm

Photo: Oliver Daily News A driver in Oliver has been ticketed with leaving the scene of an accident, after smashing through a power pole early Monday morning. Oliver Daily News reports emergency crews and FortisBC were dispatched to Ryegrass

No jail for nightclub ambush

Jul 22, 2019 / 11:41 am

Photo: Thomas Kruger / Facebook A Penticton man accused in a brutal beach assault in May was sentenced to house arrest and probation Monday for his role in a separate swarming attack outside the Mule Nightclub in 2017.  Thomas


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