Penticton today: KISU swimmers making waves, cold snap crops and Bon Jovi looking for opening band

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

Good morning, Penticton.

Wednesday will have a mix of sun and clouds with a high of -7 C and a low of -12 C. See the full seven day forecast here.

Speaking of the weather, area farmers are taking a wait-and-see attitude toward how prolonged frigid weather may have affected their crops. Read more: Okanagan orchardists hoping cold didn’t injure crops

Over the next year-and-a-half, Penticton is going to be catching up on 15 years of changes to the community, society and planning ideals. Read more: City to spend 19 months on new community plan

A pair of Penticton KISU swimmers are making waves. Jaren LeFranc and Tyler Wall were carded by Swimming Canada, a first for the local club. Read more: KISU swimmers get Swimming Canada recognition

Do you have a band? And, do you want to open for Bon Jovi? The New Jersey-based platinum-selling rockers are holding a contest to choose bands or singers to open for their upcoming tour. Read more: Contest will pick opening acts for Bon Jovi tour

In case you missed it; Okanagan Falls Volunteer Firefighters celebrated the 50 years of service fire chief Bob Haddow has given to the community.