Fire season slows down

!A fire attack helicopter refills its water tank at a pond across Hwy 97 from the Testalinden Creek fire. - Steve Kidd/Penticton Western News
  • updated Sep 1, 2015 at 4:43 PM

Heading into the last long weekend of the summer, campfire bans have been lifted for most of B.C. as the forest fire season slows down.

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Man with ‘atrocious’ record sentenced

  • posted Sep 1, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Penticton teen, who later died of an accidental overdose, told police she was introduced to injecting drugs by the repeat offender.

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Obstacles challenge Freak’n Farmer racers

  • posted Sep 1, 2015 at 3:00 PM

There will be acres of obstacle race fun to conquer when the Freak’n Farmer returns to Covert Farms on Sept. 19.

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More delays for Osoyoos RCMP officer’s code of conduct hearing

  • updated Sep 1, 2015 at 3:10 PM

A disciplinary hearing for an Osoyoos RCMP officer has once again been delayed.

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New 'hands-on' curriculum for B.C. schools

  • updated Sep 1, 2015 at 3:04 PM

Basic skills won't suffer, but students will learn collaboration and critical thinking as well, says Education Minister Mike Bernier

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