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Latest Articles from Colton Davies

Eyes on restorative justice

Nov 19, 2017 / 11:00 am

Photo: Deborah Pfeiffer Mediation between crime victims and offenders will be in the spotlight in the South Okanagan next week, as communities in Canada and beyond take part in Restorative Justice Week from Nov. 19-26. Three presentations

Arson assumed after 3 fires

Nov 18, 2017 / 8:16 pm

Photo: CTV Three fires were set in Delta in close proximity, early Saturday morning. Police in Delta are on the lookout for an arsonist after three early-morning fires that were set in close proximity, all of which are being deemed

Visible fire a controlled burn

Nov 18, 2017 / 5:53 pm

Photo: Brad Brydges A controlled burn currently visible atop Okanagan Mountain near Kelowna. A fire currently burning atop Okanagan Mountain is a controlled slash burn, not a forest fire, according to the Kelowna Fire Department. Castanet

Run alongside Santa Claus

Nov 18, 2017 / 11:00 am

Photo: Hoodoo Adventure Penticton will have the chance to run with Santa Claus later this month to promote physical activity for youth. The Santa Rec Run will take place for the sixth-straight year on Nov. 25, beginning outside of Hoodoo

Recovery home almost done

Nov 17, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Google Street View The new 13-bed recovery house on Winnipeg Street in Penticton, run by Discovery House, which partially opened on Oct. 11. A long process for Discovery House to fully open 13 beds in a new building, which will provide

Early Years centre 1 year old

Nov 16, 2017 / 12:33 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Friday is the one-year anniversary of the Okanagan Skaha Early Years Centre's grand opening.  The centre, facilitated by Eileen Muzzin, offers developmental support services to families with young kids, largely

New rehab centre to open

Nov 15, 2017 / 4:32 pm

Photo: Michelle Jansen Michelle Jansen with her son, Brandon, who passed away from a fentanyl overdose on March 7, 2016. A mother who lost her son to fentanyl last year and became an advocate for addiction treatment has spearheaded the creation

Xmas gifts for every youth

Nov 15, 2017 / 11:27 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Items for the Toys for Tots to Teens toy drive on Nov. 23, 2016. Sixteen local organizations in Penticton will be partaking in the annual 'Toys for Tots to Teens' toy drive this year. The initiative is entering

Homes lead building spike

Nov 14, 2017 / 2:12 pm

Photo: Oliver Daily News In Oliver, building permits issued this year for 33 new homes, three triplexes and four quadplexes are collectively valued at about $12.5M. Oliver has seen a rapid increase in construction this year, largely connected

First responders praised

Nov 14, 2017 / 11:03 am

Photo: Barley Mill Brew Pub The Barley Mill Brew Pub in Penticton showed their gratitude to local first responders on Saturday night by hosting a private dinner, followed by a public event with live music.  Staff said close to
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