Flying through memories

!An aerial view of the Maid in the Shade B-25 Mitchell bomber as it flies over the rural property on the west side of Okanagan Lake Monday. (Below) Hank Siemens of Okanagan Falls, who served as a crew member on a B-25 in the Korean War, talks with current Commemorative Air Force pilot Spike McLane. Resorted by the Arizona-based CAF, the warbird is in Penticton until Sunday. Mark Brett/Western News - Mark Brett/Western News, courtesy HNZ Topflight (Candian Helicopters)
  • updated Jul 23, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Staring at the gleaming, silver B-25 Mitchell bomber on the tarmac at Penticton Regional Airport, tears welled up in Hank Siemen’s eyes


VIDEO: Flooding in Kamloops, severe thunderstorm watch for Interior, Okanagan Valley

  • updated Jul 23, 2014 at 7:24 PM

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for Kelowna, Vernon, and Penticton on Wednesday night, and for southeastern B.C.


Shaking down the SOEC

  • posted Jul 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Safe In Sound music festival is coming to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton this fall


Province defends shift from Martin Mars water bombers

  • updated Jul 23, 2014 at 4:35 PM

New smaller planes more flexible in wildfire fighting, deliver water twice as fast


Your Best Shot finalists chosen

  • updated Jul 23, 2014 at 9:18 PM

More than 2,100 entries received for the second annual contest

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