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Latest Articles from Colton Davies

Bus cuts looming large

May 26, 2018 / 5:00 am

Colton Davies In just a few days, Greyhound buses will be making their final stops through the Similkameen Valley. Greyhound was given approval in February to cut routes in many parts of B.C., including its route along Highway 3 from Osoyoos

Time to pull out the bikes

May 26, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff The annual Bike to Work Week, rebranded this year as Go By Bike Week, begins on Monday, and there are many opportunities to get involved in the Penticton - Summerland area. Penticton is taking part in the initiative

Rally through woods revs up

May 25, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Facebook: Gambler 500 BC Many pairs are preparing to take their old vehicles out in the bush for a weekend rally through the Okanagan. The first-ever Gambler 500 B.C. begins with a meet-and-greet at Penticton's Barley Mill Pub

Rash of vehicle thefts

May 24, 2018 / 4:51 pm

Photo: Contributed Keremeos RCMP are investigating three vehicle thefts and one attempted vehicle theft, as well as two other property-related incidents from last weekend. The string of car thefts began on Sunday, when a Mercedes

Olympian part of Peachfest

May 24, 2018 / 10:34 am

Photo: Facebook Summerland's Justin Kripps, who is fresh off of winning an Olympic gold medal in bobsled earlier this year, will be a part of the Penticton Peach Festival in several facets this summer. Kripps will be involved in the

Urgency to count bats

May 24, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Sharon Laughlin Townsend’s big-eared Bat is one of the bat species people may encounter during the annual bat count. Little is known about the bat populations in the Okanagan and Similkameen, and a provincial non-profit group

Homeless housing rejected

May 23, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Colton Davies BC Housing regional director Ann Howard speaking to council on Tuesday to begin a packed public hearing on a proposed supportive housing complex. After a lengthy public hearing for a proposed 52-unit supportive

Poisoned owls progressing

May 22, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: SORCO Facebook Three owls are progressing well at the South Okanagan Recovery Centre for Owls after eating poisoned rodents last week. SORCO manager Dale Belvedere said she swooped in after receiving a call from people

Lakefront battened down

May 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

Colton Davies Crews have been working in recent days to batten down the hatches along the lakeshore in Penticton. Emergency crews fought this fight last year with high water on the lake, which has proved to be an advantage for getting prepared

Hotel planning expansion

May 18, 2018 / 4:29 pm

Photo: Town of Osoyoos A rendering showing the Super 8 Motel in Osoyoos with a new three-storey wing, which is being proposed. The 42-room Super-8 Hotel in Osoyoos will asking town council for permission to develop a new three-storey wing
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