Black Press Media Staff

Trudeau announces $79M investment for 118 more public transit buses across B.C.

Contributions from municipal to federal level to fund more buses in a bid to cut commutes

Water bombers arrive to douse spot fire off Highway 33

Lightning strikes and smoke began to billow from the trees

New vice principal announced for Penticton Secondary School

Marci Butler will take over the role on Aug. 1

Coroner reports decrease in suicide rates across B.C.

Numbers dropped below 600 deaths per year for the first time since 2013

A rainy July is normal for the Okanagan

Rainy days in July haven’t been seen since before 2014

Kids pumped to participate in Piccolofondo

“You go harder when you are with other people than when you are by yourself,” said Sidney Swierenga

Bear cubs likely hit by vehicle, left on road in Bella Coola

The cubs were discovered on June 30 on Thorsen Creek Road

Penticton’s first Pics & Sticks charity event raises $50,000

Money goes to slew of B.C. charities and those in the city

Ferry hair, don’t care? BC Ferries offers prizes for best photos

Contest rewards passengers for #FerryHair photos

Kawhi Leonard coming to Vancouver for NBA preseason game

Leonard and the Clippers will take on the Dallas Mavericks in a preseason game at Rogers Arena

Penticton Fire Department warns of bogus fundraising campaign

Anyone who receives a call should contact the RCMP and Canadian Anti-fraud Centre

Two inmates escape B.C.’s William Head prison

Correctional Service of Canada working with Victoria police to find James Busch and Zachary Armitage

Affordable housing units open in Penticton

A partnership between the province, the city of Penticton and the Penticton…

Temporary closure announced for SOGH emergency department

Lack of physician coverage leads to temporary closure in Oliver

Keremeos grad receives $1,000 bursary

Student received funds from Keremeos Royal Purple

West Vancouver cops tangle with 300 drunk youths on Canada Day

One officer was punched in the face. Two young people were arrested.

Alleged baby-snatcher to plead guilty in Kelowna

Harold Giffen Clarkson Nyren will appear in court on July 23

Event paired wines and steam train in Summerland

Grand Sommelier Express was organized by Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive

BC Ferries to roll out anti-abuse notices at terminals as workers’ union speaks out

Union says 82 per cent of workers have been abused