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Latest Articles from Dustin Godfrey

Checking out a new fire hall

May 29, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Dustin Godfrey A young girl tugs at a training dummy, which firefighters later used for demonstrations. Click here to view gallery Photo: Dustin Godfrey Photo: Dustin Godfrey Photo: Dustin Godfrey Photo: Dustin Godfrey Photo: Dustin

Crews battle 9 ha. wildfire

May 29, 2017 / 12:19 am

Photo: B.C. Wildfire Service The B.C. Wildfire Service is battling a nine-hectare blaze eight kilometres outside of Lillooet, according to its Facebook page. Two homes have reportedly been placed on evacuation alert, however officials don't

Gas leak evacs 9 businesses

May 28, 2017 / 8:06 pm

Photo: Jason Hadland Fire crews evacuated nine businesses after a construction crew hit a gas line on Sunday. The Armstrong/Spallumcheen Fire Department responded to a natural gas leak after construction crews hit a line late Sunday afternoon. "There

Sandbagging at Red Wing

May 28, 2017 / 7:19 pm

Photo: Dustin Godfrey Crews of provincial firefighters were on hand at Red Wing Resort on Sunday to help with sandbagging efforts. Click here to view gallery Photo: Dustin Godfrey Photo: Dustin Godfrey Photo: Dustin Godfrey Photo: Dustin

Fire at Ginza sushi

May 28, 2017 / 6:17 pm

  UPDATE: 6:17 p.m. A fire at the Ginza Japanese Restaurant on Penticton's Front Street has been extinguished, according to deputy fire chief Chris Forster. "We had ... smoke coming from the sushi restaurant, so when we made

Cops investigate fatal crash

May 28, 2017 / 5:07 pm

Photo: Contributed A fatal crash in Surrey's Cloverdale area on Sunday has police asking for the public's help to determine how the crash occurred. Police responded to the crash at around 11:40 a.m. on Sunday at the 18000 block of

Cut down on committees

May 26, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Dustin Godfrey A recent Parks and Recreation Master Plan steering committee meeting. The City of Penticton spends a lot of time on committees and task forces compared to other B.C. municipalities. According to a staff report, Penticton

Grant for Memorial work

May 25, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Deborah Pfeiffer The City of Penticton is looking for a bit of help from the federal government and the Union of B.C. Municipalities for funding repairs or replacement of the Memorial Arena. Staffers proposed the city apply for funding

No more seniors fare on bus

May 25, 2017 / 2:52 pm

Photo: Flickr- B.C. gov't Transit in the South Okanagan is doing away with the age-based rates for travel and replacing it with local and regional rates, along with a fare hike on BC Transit buses. Penticton city council approved

Britco hiring 40 positions

May 25, 2017 / 11:48 am

Photo: Castanet Staff A Penticton construction plant that shut its doors in April, leaving dozens of employees without work, is picking up its production again, according to the company. Britco Construction closed its doors on Apr. 7 after


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