Penticton today: More powder at Apex, New Year’s parties and more

Ring in 2017 in Penticton, Jost gets an assist in Team Canada win and we catch up with MP Richard Cannings.

Good morning, Penticton.

Environment Canada forecasts a mix of sun and cloud today and a 40 per cent chance of flurries overnight. We will see a high of 1 C and a low of -2 C. Apex Mountain Resort says they have 13 centimetres of powder in the last 48-hours and are expecting more in the forecast this week.

Tyson Jost, former Penticton Vees player, earned an assist in Canada’s rout of Slovakia, 5-0.

Read more: Jost picks up assist as Team Canada wins second game

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau even gave Team Canada a cheer, via Twitter, as they look to capture gold at the IIHF World Junior Championship.

Penticton Western News reporter Steve Kidd caught up with South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings, who spent his first year in office. Read more: Rookie MP reflects on his first year in office

There are plenty of ways to say an fond farewell to 2016 and ring in 2017 in Penticton. And you can check out some of them right here – Read more: New Year’s Even parties in Penticton