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Latest Articles from Dustin Godfrey

Trial delayed for final time?

Apr 27, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Deborah Pfeiffer A man has been granted an adjournment in his assault causing bodily harm trial to bring in a new lawyer, but that adjournment comes with a stern warning – the next trial will go ahead with or without a lawyer. Charles

More issues with parks plan

Apr 27, 2017 / 3:50 pm

Photo: Contributed With the second draft of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan released, the Save Skaha Park Society is giving the document a failing grade. In a news release from SSPS, the group took aim at a clause in the master plan's

Don't put the issue to bed

Apr 26, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Oliver Daily News Dr. Peter Entwistle (right) sparked conversations in the area over hospital beds after resigning as chief of staff at the hospital. A pair of mayors have publicly expressed concern to the Interior Health Authority

Social housing proposed

Apr 26, 2017 / 1:28 pm

Photo: City of Penticton A total of 15 units of subsidized housing for persons with cognitive disabilities and seniors may be coming to a Penticton neighbourhood. The public will get their chance to weigh in on the proposed project on Industrial

Protesting at the courthouse

Apr 25, 2017 / 4:16 pm

Photo: Dustin Godfrey About 10 residents gathered outside Penticton's courthouse to protest what they call minimal sentencing on the South Okanagan's petty criminals. The protest follows growing frustrations over a rise in property

Shooting victim has a medal

Apr 24, 2017 / 5:30 pm

Photo: RCMP Afshin Maleki Ighani, the alleged shooter of Thomas Szajko. A gunshot victim from an Oliver shooting on Apr. 19 has his own past and present of run-ins with the law, including a past conviction of assault with a weapon –

Vees looking to end series

Apr 24, 2017 / 2:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The Penticton Vees are looking to end the BCHL Finals in game six at the SOEC Monday night, as it heads into the game with a 3-2 series lead over the Chilliwack Chiefs. This follows a 4-2 loss to the Chiefs at Prospera

New roof for city yards

Apr 21, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: City of Penticton The City of Penticton has had its first budget amendment for 2017 – a $140,000 replacement of the roof on the city yards building's mechanics garage. Staff told council on Tuesday it was hoped that

Trouble on a quiet street

Apr 20, 2017 / 4:11 pm

Photo: Dustin Godfrey A window has been knocked out on one of the windows in the house in question. In a quiet Oliver neighbourhood, Wednesday night's heavy police presence came as quite a shock for neighbours. What wasn’t

Britco layoffs not a trend

Apr 19, 2017 / 2:00 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff A loss of jobs at the Britco manufacturing plant likely won't foreshadow any trends in one of the city's foremost industries, according to Penticton's chamber of commerce president. The comments come after