Penticton today: Warm weather continues, unsung hero award and U.S. election ties

Warm weather for November continues in Penticton, Vees improve their record and world views on the U.S. presidential election.

Good morning, Penticton. It’s not time to put away the golf clubs just yet as we continue to have unseasonably warm weather. According to Environment Canada we are expected to see a high of 14C today.

It was a busy weekend in Penticton with the Christmas Craft Fair at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, the Penticton Vees playing at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Saturday and a minor hockey tournament also going on all weekend.

Speaking of the Vees, they improved their record to 17-3-0-0 with wins over Salmon Arm on Friday and Prince George on Saturday. Read more: Vees hang on to beat the Spruce Kings.

 

Congratulations to Alan Dawkins who was named the Penticton-Okanagan Rotary Unsung Hero. Dawkins has 45 years of service to the various Scouting organizations, over a decade with the Penticton-Ikeda Sister City Society as well as the Penticton Community Concerts and the Soupateria. Read more: Rotary Club choose Dawkins as unsung hero.

With Remembrance Day coming on Friday, the NDP have introduced two bills that will amend discriminatory legislation affecting veterans and their families. Read more: NDP tables new bills to end veterans’ discrimination

in world news, the U.S. presidential election takes place on Tuesday. Check out how the world views the elections from Israel to North Korea. And, have a read about this Penticton man who assisted with software in the 2000 U.S. elections and his thoughts on rigging elections. Read more: U.S. election connection