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.


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.


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.


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.


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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