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Good morning, Penticton.

It will be cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of flurries or rain showers this morning and then a 70 per cent of showers in the evening. Expect a high of 7 C and a low of -5 C.

Premier Christy Clark’s pre-election throne speech promises the BC Liberal government’s fifth straight balnced budget. Video: Pre-election throne speech hints at tax cut

Voter registration notices are being sent across B.C. this week, marking the beginning of Elections B.C.’s efforts to update the voters list before the May provincial election. Read more: Voter registration notices in the mail

A Penticton RCMP officer required hospital treatment after being injured while attempting toarrest aprolific offender about 12:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in the parking lot of Denny’s restaurant. Read more: RCMP officer injured

City of Penticton staff hit the streets to talk to residents about what makes Penticton great and the opportunities to make it better. We caught up with them on Valentine’s day, read moreresidents feel the love for Penticton

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Human remains found at Silver Creek property

RCMP have been searching the property in the 2200 block of Salmon River Road for the past three days

Rollover closes road

No serious injuries reported in a rollover off South Main in Penticton

Raven story shines light at Children’s Showcase

Season opener of the Children’s Showcase in Penticton

Student leadership conference hits home

Nearly 500 Grade 5 students taking part in leadership conference in Penticton

Penticton dancers headed to Germany for world championship

Penticton dancers representing Canada at World Dance Championships

VIDEO: Sears liquidation sales continue across B.C.

Sales are expected to continue into the New Year

New B.C. acute care centre opens for young patients, expectant mothers

Facility aims to make B.C. Children’s Hospital visits more comfortable

Search ramps up for B.C. woman after dog, car found near Ashcroft

Jenny Lynn Larocque’s vehicle and dog were found in Venables Valley, but there is no sign of her

Police officer hit by car, stabbed in Edmonton attack back on job

Const. Mike Chernyk, 48, returned to work Thursday

UBC medical students learn to care for Indigenous people

Students in health-related studies to take course, workshop to help better serve Aboriginal people

Dorsett has 2 goals, assist in Canucks’ 4-2 win over Sabres

‘It was a real good hockey game by our group,’ Canucks coach Travis Green said.

Berry disappointed: Bear tries to eat fake fruit on woman’s door wreath

A Winnipeg woman has taken her berry-embellished wreath down, after a hungry bear visited her porch

B.C. search groups mobilize for missing mushroom picker

Searchers from across the province look for Frances Brown who has been missing since Oct. 14.

Have you heard about Black Press scholarships?

Up to 37 scholarships are awarded each year to students throughout British Columbia

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