MP Report: Pressuring the government into action

Our economy should work for everyone, not just for the few at the top

  • Mar 25th, 2017

Mayor’s Minute: A matter of perspective

Penticton Mayor Andrew Jakubeit on parking, population and perspective

  • Mar 24th, 2017

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry

Foundation notes: Applauding those who have stepped up

Applause for the donation to name the Penticton Regional Hospital’s new patient care tower

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Michaels: Time for powers that be to deal with what contributes to crime

“Nearly 80 per cent of prison inmates have suffered a brain injury…”

The Elevator
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Dan Ashton speaks on upcoming election
  • 16 hours ago


Vees iced by Centennials in Game 5


Firefighters in the heat of battle


BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Ottawa blamed for delay in needed help

Tech talk: Connections made at Regional Innovation Opportunity Tour

I recently presented at the B.C. Innovation Council’s Regional Innovation Opportunity Tour

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Mayor’s Minute: Following your artistic passion

Lots of opportunities to get involved in the arts in Penticton

  • Mar 10th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

Labour group warns of paid plasma donations, already used in B.C.

Okanagan Taste: Time to explore brunch

Spring brunch or two is a good way to ease into the cornucopia of good eats coming our way soon

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

Premier, finance minister reverse position on MSP payments

Stargazing: Black magic

Ken Tapping, astronomer with the National Research Council’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Foundation notes: Progress thanks to the community

It’s quite amazing to watch how construction is progressing and how many donations are coming in.

  • Feb 21st, 2017

Okanagan Taste: Snow and wine combine

Over the course of the winter, most area ski hills feature libations and food events.

BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

Battles over youth in care, mental health and addiction will dominate legislature

Tech Talk: Thriving workforce critical to Okanagan

I strongly believe having a thriving workforce in Penticton is critical to the success of the city.

Nature Wise: Cynicism regarding minster’s park announcement

Staunch supporter of proposed South Okanagan-Similkameen national park is skeptical of announcement.

Mayor’s Minute: Powering through the weather

Many Penticton residents are facing higher than expected electricity bills this winter.

  • Feb 10th, 2017