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BC won't pay for pool study

Mar 24, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Pixabay Four local governments in the South Okanagan won't receive provincial funding when they conduct a feasibility study on building an indoor swimming pool. The province penned a letter to Oliver town manager Cathy Cowan

Town wants your 'likes'

Mar 23, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Colton Davies The Town of Oliver has launched social media profiles to better communicate messages with residents. Oliver can now be found on Facebook and Twitter. The town is encouraging residents to like those pages as a way

New Aboriginal-Ed principal

Mar 23, 2018 / 3:41 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff The Okanagan-Skaha School District will have a new principal of Aboriginal education beginning this summer.  Pamela Spooner will take over the position on Aug. 1, coming from Prince George where she currently

A month of rain in one day

Mar 23, 2018 / 1:07 pm

Photo: Colton Davies Localized flooding on Main Street in Penticton during a heavy rainstorm on Mar. 22. More than a month's worth of rain fell in Penticton on Thursday when a heavy rainstorm soaked the Okanagan — particularly

CRA employee threatened

Mar 22, 2018 / 4:05 pm

Photo: CTV Vancouver  A section of North Surrey was cordoned off Thursday after an employee at the Canada Revenue Agency was threatened at work. Police responded at about 10:15 a.m. to the area of the CRA office, located at 9755 King

Meeting cops over coffee

Mar 22, 2018 / 3:42 pm

Colton Davies Residents in Penticton had a chance to sit and chat with members of the regional RCMP detachment on Thursday at the Nest and Nectar. It was the first time police had held such an event in the city, and the RCMP superintendent said

Saving species on display

Mar 22, 2018 / 11:00 am

Youtube: National Geographic An exhibit travelling around the world to advocate for animal protection will stop in the South Okanagan this summer.  The National Geographic Photo Ark, featuring thousands of creatures in captivity,

Public hears hotel plans

Mar 22, 2018 / 5:00 am

Colton Davies Dozens of people filled the Shatford Centre on Thursday afternoon to take in a second open house for a luxury hotel proposed to be built by Poplar Grove Winery on the Naramata bench.  Owner Tony Holler originally held an open

Local champions esteemed

Mar 22, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Colton Davies Residents and local dignitaries were on hand to recognize 'multicultural community champions' on Thursday evening, in a reception hosted by South Okanagan Community and Immigrant Services. A

Gov't warns rabbit owners

Mar 21, 2018 / 3:53 pm

Photo: CTV Several weeks after hundreds of rabbits were found dead in the Nanaimo area, the province is warning rabbit owners about a fatal disease spreading through the critters in B.C. The virus, called rabbit haemorrhagic disease, has



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