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Driver passes out in middle of road

Driver passes out in middle of Naramata Road

Funding to help fight invasive plants in the Okanagan

B.C. government providing $107,300 to three organizations to help manage invasive plants

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Automated calls regarding the Penticton Western News ‘legitimate’

The Penticton Western News is reaching its readers is to be the subject of an automated telephone audit

  • Mar 29th, 2017

Parks an ongoing concern

Waterslides in Skaha Lake Park are gone, but commercial activity remains a concern

NDP leader pays attention to local businesses

BCNDP leader John Horgan was in good spirits while visiting the Okanagan

Victim’s body had multiple wounds

Dr. James Stephen, an expert in post mortem pathology, talked about Louie’s autopsy

Celebrations break out as the Penticton Vees clinch series over Merritt




Dan Ashton speaks on upcoming election


Firefighters in the heat of battle


Break in through liquor store ceiling

Thieves put in “a great deal of effort” to break into the Three Gables Liquor store

Osoyoos Oxbows added to habitat preserve

Conservation acquisition along the Okanagan River aims to reverse important wetland habitat loss

Victim’s body had multiple wounds

Dr. James Stephen, an expert in post mortem pathology, talked about Louie’s autopsy

Snowbirds flying into Penticton for Peach Festival

The Snowbirds, along with the CF-18 Hornet Fighter Jet, will open the Penticton Peach Festival

Teens arrested after joyride

A joyride through town landed three teenagers in custody

Trial delayed a week for alleged Penticton doctor attack

The trial for Gregory Stanley Nield will begin Monday, April 3

Bogus 911 calls draining resources

Penticton RCMP are recieving up to three or four calls a day.

Study shows Okanagan Lake crossing options

Second bridge should be located just north of downtown Kelowna, says transportation ministry.

Collision sends one to hospital

Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle crash just before 6 p.m.

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Security camera installation on Penticton buses

Phased installation is now underway of closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras on eight B.C. Transit buses

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Campaign underway

Liberal candidates for the Penticton riding are gearing up their campaigns.

  • Mar 26th, 2017

UPDATE: Family found dead in residence in Venables Valley

Ashcroft RCMP, doing a well-being check at the residence on March 24, found four deceased people inside

  • Mar 26th, 2017

Turn off the lights tonight

Celebrate Earth Hour by turning off the lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.