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UBCO study recommends letting illegal pot shops stay open

Study’s authors say dispensaries preferable to other illegal ways of buying cannabis

Emotional PIB meeting ends with 10 disputed nominees

Nomination process completed after three hours, but some abstained, calling it an ‘illegal’ process

UPDATE: 94-year-old woman still unaccounted for

Penticton Fire Department and RCMP investigating a fire that completely destroyed one home

Student cross country racers in Naramata
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Penticton Business excellence awards


    No body found in torched house


      House fire on Lakeside Road


        PIB group marching on child welfare offices

        Advocate decrying ministry’s lack of consultation with local PIB staff since government changeover

        B.C. Wine Institute reaching out to California

        Local industry urged to show support for colleagues affected by California wildfires

        Fan catches former Top Gear hosts in Penticton

        Former Top Gear and current The Grand Tour hosts cruise the roads of Penticton

        Hurdles shipping wine to Ontario, nevermind U.S.

        B.C. wine advocate says he’s more worried about interprovincial liquor trade than trade with the U.S.

        Kelowna RCMP on scene of suspicious death

        RCMP are treating death as suspicious in nature after body was discovered Wednesday morning

        Man caught peeing on RCMP building

        A man was given a fine after being caught urinating on the new cop shop

        Lock it up to keep it safe

        Penticton RCMP are reminding residents to ensure their property is locked

        Winter is coming

        Kelowna and Central Okanagan expected to get a dusting of snow this week as winter approaches

        Eat and drink local to support farmers

        Buy BC: Eat Drink Local is back with a soft launch at Sandhill Winery in Kelowna

        B.C. Liberal leadership front-runner says new vision is needed by party

        Dianne Watts, speaking in Kelowna, says party also needs to reconnect with British Columbians.

        City steps up communication with Just The Facts

        City of Penticton wants to set the record straight

        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 needs ‘do some healing’: Kruger

        A lawsuit between the band and six former councillors has all but wrapped up

        Bear with sweet tooth captured

        A large black bear was caught in a live trap Saturday night at the property he had been visiting

        Guilty plea entered for forging will

        Children of deceased Princeton man got chance to speak to spouse, who forged his signature on a will

        UPDATE: West Kelowna cancels business license for two pot shops

        Black Crow Herbals and the Healing Company have licenses pulled effective immediately

        String of thefts from Peachland to Kaleden

        Thieves made away with vehicles from Peachland, which turned up in Kaleden at a break and enter