Tara Bowie

Penticton patient care tower fundraising going strong

About $14.3 million in donations for the Penticton hospital has come in

Ancestral remains recovery slow going near Cawston

Rain and the hard soil conditions have slowed the recovery process of the ancestral remains.

No news is good news for nearby fires

Both the Diamond Creek fire and the one near Cawston are holding in size and pose no public risk.

PIB leading the charge to target illegal dumping in the region

Penticton Indian Band is urging municipalities for a deeper collaboration to curb illegal dumping

Kim hooked on comedy from the start

Julie Kim will be performing in Penticton as part of the community foundation fundraiser

Cawston wildfire holds at three hectares

Skies around Cawston are expected to be a bit smokey as firefighters continue work.

Another fire near Cawston

Residents near Cawston are seeing another fire high up in the mountain.

Cathedral reopens as fire activity diminishes

Diamond Creek Fire activity diminished to a point Cathedral Provincial Park near Keremeos reopened.

Crash, click, fine

Gawker receives $368 fine for snapping photo of collision while driving.

Okanagan Gleaners opening doors to the public

An Okanagan non-profit organization is opening its doors to the public for the first time

Work begins to repatriate ancestral remains

For the first time in history, the Heritage Act was used to order restoration of land where ancestral remains were unearthed

Smoke causing problems for K-Mountain fire efforts

Air support cannot fly because of smokey conditions.

Comic Strippers don’t quite bare it all for laughs

Comic Strippers to perform their improv show in Penticton

Rob Base ready to rock the I Love the 90’s Tour crowd in Penticton

Rapper Rob Base on his upcoming stop in Penticton with the I Love the 90’s Tour

Province stepping in to protect ancestral remains

The province is seeking a court order to make the landowner restore the site.

Massive cross-border wildfire growing rapidly

Canadian portion of Diamond Creek Fire grows to 1,700 hectares, forced closure of Cathedral Park.

Massive US fire crosses into Canada

Diamond Creek fire has crossed into Canada.

Arts Rising Festival to consume Penticton

Festival includes film, photography, music, dance, dinner theatre, storytelling and more

Mosquito control sucks up budget

Mosquitos are sucking more than blood from taxpayers in the region this…

Uncork the Sun for Oliver’s Sunshine Festival

This year’s event takes place August 18 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Oliver Community Park