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Local found dead in Alberta

Sep 21, 2019 / 2:03 pm

Photo: RCMP A former longtime resident of Penticton that was reported missing earlier this week in Alberta has been found dead. The Drumheller RCMP says Candace Deleeuw, 40, was found deceased Friday in a wooded area near the community

Power outages possible

Sep 21, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Photo: pixabay The District of Summerland is advising residents to be prepared for intermittent power outages next week.  The municipal electrical department will be making system changes to accommodate FortisBC maintenance at the Trout

Fundraiser for grieving kids

Sep 21, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed LocoLanding Adventure Park and Lickity Split Ice Cream are hosting a fundraiser Sunday in support of counselling services for grieving children.  Up until June 2018, Susan Kast ran a children’s grief counselling

Judge suggested settlement

Sep 20, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff It was a judge that decided the City of Penticton should pay out a man who had his bag stolen from the library, says the city’s chief financial officer.  Jim Bauer says the Municipal Insurance Association

WorkSafe hits Site C builder

Sep 20, 2019 / 4:39 pm

Photo: Matt Preprost / Alaska Highway News The main civil works contractor for the Site C dam has been fined more than $662,000 — the largest fine possible — by WorkSafeBC after a worker received an electrical shock.  Peace

Phoney DPA emails alert

Sep 20, 2019 / 3:07 pm

Photo: DPA The Downtown Penticton Association is advising members and residents of phishing/spoof emails that are impersonating the organization.  The phoney emails are designed to look like they originate from the DPA or its staff. “Unfortunately,

Trucker chain-up fines jump

Sep 20, 2019 / 1:51 pm

Photo: BC Gov Flickr The provincial government has announced increased fines for commercial truckers caught without chains this winter on B.C. highways.  Truckers will now face a $196 fine for not carrying chains and a $596 penalty

PAW Patrol adds third show

Sep 20, 2019 / 11:56 am

Photo: PAW Patrol Live Due to “overwhelming” demand, PAW Patrol Live has added a third show to their visit to the South Okanagan Events Centre early next year. Show producers announced Friday tickets are now on sale for a third

Local missing in Alberta

Sep 20, 2019 / 10:33 am

Photo: RCMP A former longtime Penticton resident has been declared missing in Alberta.  The Drumheller RCMP says Candace Deleeuw, 40, was reported missing on Sept. 16, 2019. She was last seen at the Drumheller hospital on Sept. 7 at

Man fined for attack on VPD

Sep 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: CTV News A Penticton man has been sentenced to 18 months probation and fined $2,500 for attacking a police officer in Vancouver. Paul Benjamin Eddison, 45, was sentenced Wednesday in Vancouver for an incident in January 2018 that
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