New $35 million teaching and learning centre for UBC Okanagan

!Announcing construction of a new $35 million Teaching and Learning Centre to be added to the existing UBCO library Friday were (left to right) UBCO principal Deborah Buszard, head librarian Heather Berringer, UBCSU-O president Blake Edwards, MP Stephen Fuhr, former UBCSU-O president Tom MacAuley and MLA Norm Letnick.  - Alistair Waters/ Capital News
  • Central Okanagan posted Dec 2, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Students agree to contribute $10 million to the project that will include more student study space.

Sports

BCHL:Vees lose to Silverbacks in double OT

  • Penticton posted Dec 2, 2016 at 10:00 PM

The Penticton Vees lost to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, losing back-to-back for the first time this season.

Business

China moves to stop illegal logging trade

  • Beijing posted Dec 2, 2016 at 9:00 PM

Beijing shifts toward sustainable lumber certification

Community

Penticton ready for Santa to roll downtown

  • Penticton updated Dec 2, 2016 at 6:53 PM

The Downtown Penticton Association has been readying the sleigh for Santa’s arrival.

News

Mexican drug smuggler caught in Osoyoos gets jail time

  • Penticton updated Dec 2, 2016 at 3:58 PM

A Mexican national under threat of death from a Mexican cartel attempted to smuggle over $500,000 worth of drugs across the border.

Sports

Mustangs jr. girls basketball nets season-opening win

  • Penticton updated Dec 2, 2016 at 2:42 PM

The Princess Margaret Mustangs jr. girls basketball team defeated the Pen High Laker 9s.

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World News

21 Chinese miners trapped for 4 days confirmed dead

  • posted Dec 2, 2016 at 7:12 PM

21 Chinese miners trapped for 4 days confirmed dead

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