Penticton today: Blue Rodeo tickets up for grabs

News from the Penticton courthouse, an animal cruelty investigation, win tickets to Blue Rodeo and more news.

Good morning, Penticton.

There is a 30 per cent chance of flurries this morning and expect it to be partly cloudy for most of the day. The high for Tuesday is 4 C and low is -2 C. See the full seven day forecast here.

If you are planning to hit the slopes at Apex, there is lots of powder to be discovered from the weekend’s massive snowfall of 30 centimetres.

Reporter Dale Boyd was at the Penticton courthouse yesterday to cover the sentencing of Const. Ace Stewart who pleaded guilty to driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention, which resulted in the death of James Christian Macintosh in 2015. Read more about the emotional day at court here: RCMP officer fined for crash that killed boy

Cruelty Investigation Officer Kathy Woodward can now confirm that one of the three dogs seized from a Penticton home yesterday is emaciated and now in the care of a local veterinarian. Read more: Freezing cold and wet; dogs seized from Penticton home

A tragic incident last night as a single-vehicle rollover along Highway 97 claimed the life of one woman. Read more: Woman killed in rollover

Blue Rodeo is performing at the South Okanagan Events Centre tonight and we want to give you a chance to win a pair of tickets. Click on the post or head over to our Facebook page before noon today to find out how.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet the new U.S. president within the next several weeks, as the incoming American administration talks to its northern and southern neighbours about a revised North American Free Trade Agreement. Read more: PM to meet Trump in ‘next 30 days or so’

The candy-colored love letter to musicals “La La Land” has landed a record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations, matching it with “Titanic” and “All About Eve” for most nominations ever. Read more: Oscars go gaga for La La Land

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