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Jury selection begins for alleged assault of Penticton doctor

Jury selection begins for alleged assault of Penticton doctor

Jury members were selected Monday for the March 28 trial of Gregory Nield

Jury selection begins for alleged assault of Penticton doctor
Angel Violet Dyck, 28, pleaded guilty to one count of kidnapping and one count of being unlawfully in a house or dwelling.                                Western News file photo

Three years for kidnapping and home invasion

A Penticton woman has just under two more years left to serve in custody after getting sentenced

Angel Violet Dyck, 28, pleaded guilty to one count of kidnapping and one count of being unlawfully in a house or dwelling.                                Western News file photo
Penticton arsonist to undergo fitness assessment

Penticton arsonist to undergo fitness assessment

The woman who burned four townhouse units is getting a further mental fitness assesment

Penticton arsonist to undergo fitness assessment
Writers helping writers

Writers helping writers

Those looking to put pen to paper can sharpen their skills at the Okanagan Valley Writers’ Festival

Writers helping writers
Okanagan playwrights are invited to try their hand at creating an original short play.                                File photo

100-Mile Book Club: 10-minute play contest

Okanagan playwrights are invited to try their hand at creating an original short play

Okanagan playwrights are invited to try their hand at creating an original short play.                                File photo
Man facing four years for “vigilante justice” over grow-op money

Man facing four years for “vigilante justice” over grow-op money

“Vigilante justice” over a marijuana grow-op may send South Okanagan man to jail

Man facing four years for “vigilante justice” over grow-op money
Paramedics enter final push for referendum

Paramedics enter final push for referendum

Paramedics are seeking signatures as a step towards becoming an essential service

Paramedics enter final push for referendum
TGIF: concerts and event listings

TGIF: concerts and event listings

Your source for concerts and events in Penticton and the South Okanagan.

TGIF: concerts and event listings
Business owner Jukka Laurio with some of his prized bud at his Westminster Avenue Herbal Greeen Apothecary shop.                                File photo

RCMP order three dispensaries to cease operations

Penticton RCMP ordered three dispensaries in town to cease operations or face the consequences

Business owner Jukka Laurio with some of his prized bud at his Westminster Avenue Herbal Greeen Apothecary shop.                                File photo
A proposal to build a full-service hotel on the Centennial RV Park land is gaining steam in Oliver. - Image Credit: centennialrvpark.com Photo/Google Maps

Hotel chain eager to build in Oliver

A full service hotel may be coming to Oliver as soon as summer 2018

A proposal to build a full-service hotel on the Centennial RV Park land is gaining steam in Oliver. - Image Credit: centennialrvpark.com Photo/Google Maps
Meet the Band: Lakeman

Meet the Band: Lakeman

The Okanagan’s own Lakeman talk about their unique live sets and perform a new song

Meet the Band: Lakeman
Beamer Wigley during the 2016 B.C. Winter Games in Penticton kicking off the opening ceremonies.                                File photo

Fresh BC profile: Beamer Wigley

Local country musician Beamer Wigley reflects back on his first season with Fresh BC Talent Quest

Beamer Wigley during the 2016 B.C. Winter Games in Penticton kicking off the opening ceremonies.                                File photo
A multi-disciplinary, multi-venue festival Artsrising will take place Sept. 21 to Sept. 24 in Penticton.                                Western News file photo

New festival for Penticton

The Penticton and District Community Arts Council announces new festival

A multi-disciplinary, multi-venue festival Artsrising will take place Sept. 21 to Sept. 24 in Penticton.                                Western News file photo
Yukon Blonde’s Scott talks EP, work on new album

Yukon Blonde’s Scott talks EP, work on new album

Brandon Scott and the rest of Yukon Blonde are hard at work on the follow up to On Blonde

Yukon Blonde’s Scott talks EP, work on new album
Women of Penticton march for past and future

Women of Penticton march for past and future

Two marches took place in Penticton March 8 to celebrate the past and pave a way to the future

Women of Penticton march for past and future
Cascades Casino slots opening date

Cascades Casino slots opening date

Video: Media tour of the new casino in Penticton

Cascades Casino slots opening date
Video: A lifetime in the arts celebrated

Video: A lifetime in the arts celebrated

Irwin Hobden, despite losing his eyesight, has kept a vow he made to himself when he was only 19

Video: A lifetime in the arts celebrated
Penticton kidnapper facing three years in jail

Penticton kidnapper facing three years in jail

Crown is seeking three years for a woman who helped kidnap a man in Penticton

Penticton kidnapper facing three years in jail
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‘Brazen’ break-ins on the rise in Penticton

The past week saw an uptick in residential break and enter attempts in Penticton

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Penticton firefighters work on the four unit townhouse complex as thick smoke billows out of the residences at a fire on Oct. 13, 2016.                                Western News file photo

Mom of accused arsonist angry with doctor who discharged her

The 18-year-old who burned down four townhouse units last year is awaiting sentencing

Penticton firefighters work on the four unit townhouse complex as thick smoke billows out of the residences at a fire on Oct. 13, 2016.                                Western News file photo
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