Penticton today: Dream Café news, OC raises tuition and more news

News from here, there and everywhere to get your Wednesday started.

Good morning, Penticton.

Your mid-week weather looks to be mainly sunny with wind picking up to 20 kilometres this afternoon. Bundle up if you head outside this evening as the temperature is expected to drop to -11 C. Today’s high is -1 C. Full seven-day forecast here.

Two important decisions came out of the Okanagan College board of governors meeting Tuesday, starting with a rise in tuition. Read more: Okanagan College board raises tuition

A pair of armed, masked robbers bit off more than they could chew in Monday’s brazen, afternoon holdup attempt of Quick N Easy Pawnbrokers on Main Street. Read more: Brazen robbery attempt

This Hour Has 22 Minutes star Cathy Jones brings her one-woman show, Stranger to Hard Work, to Penticton tonight at the Cleland Theatre. Read more: Interview with Cathy Jones

After a heartfelt response from the community,the world-famous Dream Café in Penticton isback on track and moving forward. Read more: Dream Café re-opens and Dreamiest lineup released


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About $14.3 million in donations for the Penticton hospital has come in

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Thinking inside the box helped push Geneva Kostashen through cancer treatment

Council approves all tax exemption requests

List includes charities, service groups and the Penticton Golf and Country Club

Day 2 of RCMP search at Silver Creek residence

Police use backhoe in ongoing search effort at residential/agricultural Salmon River Road property

TGIF: South Okanagan concerts and events

Live theatre, concerts, events, art exhibits and more from around the South Okanagan

Mixing up local talent and cocktails

The annual Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery Mixoff takes place in Kelowna in November

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.

Search for missing B.C. man a race against winter weather

David Jeff of Williams Lake was last seen in Kamloops during the chaotic wildfire evacuations

Bantam Vees tournament good prep for start of the season

Penticton hockey team heads into regular season with just one loss in nine exhibition games

Man steals police car, goes for a ‘slow’ ride

Mission RCMP say the motive of the theft is unknown

Dodgers punch ticket to World Series

This will be the first time the Los Angles Dodgers have made it to the World Series since 1988.

Surf group winning the war on plastic bags

The Tofino Co-op will no longer provide plastic bags, following in the footsteps of the Ucluelet location that already made the change earlier this year.

All three victims identified in Fernie arena ammonia leak

Wayne Hornquist and Lloyd Smith were from Fernie and Jason Podloski from Turner Valley, Alta

Michaels: The case for a little less #MeToo and a little more, ‘it’s them’

It shouldn’t be women’s responsibility to continually point out the prevalence of predatory behaviour.

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