Dale Boyd

Warryn Berry plays during the Fourth Annual Penticton and District Arts Awards at the Cleland Theatre on March 2.                                Dale Boyd/Western News

Artists honoured at Penticton Arts Awards

Penticton honoured its arts community March 2 at the Cleland Theatre

Warryn Berry plays during the Fourth Annual Penticton and District Arts Awards at the Cleland Theatre on March 2.                                Dale Boyd/Western News
Women of Penticton ready to march

Women of Penticton ready to march

Two marches are taking place for International Women’s Day March 8.

Women of Penticton ready to march
Concerts and events listings for Penticton and the South Okanagan.                                Western News graphic

TGIF: concerts and events listings

Concerts and events listings for Penticton and the South Okanagan.

Concerts and events listings for Penticton and the South Okanagan.                                Western News graphic
One year in jail for Penticton pizza driver attack

One year in jail for Penticton pizza driver attack

The man who attacked a pizza delivery driver in Penticton is serving one year in jail

One year in jail for Penticton pizza driver attack
Armchair Book Club: Son of a Trickster

Armchair Book Club: Son of a Trickster

Heather Allen explores Eden Robinson’s latest novel Son of a Trickster

Armchair Book Club: Son of a Trickster
House arrest for man who defrauded Summerland Exhibition Association

House arrest for man who defrauded Summerland Exhibition Association

The man who defrauded the Summerland Exhibition Society is serving three months of house arrest

House arrest for man who defrauded Summerland Exhibition Association
Vagina Monologues return to Penticton

Vagina Monologues return to Penticton

After a 13-year absence, The Vagina Monologues are returning to Penticton

Vagina Monologues return to Penticton
Adam Gamblen on the drums in the Princess Margaret Secondary School band room this week. The Grade 12 student is looking forward to a career in music and was recently named the Rotary Club of Penticton-Okanagan student of the month.                                Mark Brett/Western News

Working music from all the angles

Adam Gamblen is the Rotary Club of Penticton-Okanagan Student of the Month.

Adam Gamblen on the drums in the Princess Margaret Secondary School band room this week. The Grade 12 student is looking forward to a career in music and was recently named the Rotary Club of Penticton-Okanagan student of the month.                                Mark Brett/Western News
Penticton high school assault nets probation for youth

Penticton high school assault nets probation for youth

A 15-year-old high school student in Penticton was sentenced to probation for an assault on campus.

Penticton high school assault nets probation for youth
Syrian refugees sharing culture through food in Penticton

Syrian refugees sharing culture through food in Penticton

In 2011 Oubyda Al-Hamwi was taking fire in his home in Homs, Syria. Now he’s looking to the future.

Syrian refugees sharing culture through food in Penticton
Your source for concerts, events and more in Penticton and the South Okanagan. Photo illustration/Dale Boyd

TGIF: Concerts and event listings

Your source for concerts and events in the South Okanagan.

Your source for concerts, events and more in Penticton and the South Okanagan. Photo illustration/Dale Boyd
Actor from Penticton/Oliver Cody Kearsley took on the role of Moose Mason in the reimagining of Archie by CW entitled Riverdale.                                Submitted photo

Penticton actor talks role in Riverdale

Reading his cousin’s Archie comics years ago, Cody Kearsley would take on one of those roles.

Actor from Penticton/Oliver Cody Kearsley took on the role of Moose Mason in the reimagining of Archie by CW entitled Riverdale.                                Submitted photo
Mackenzie Dunham, left, and Jennifer Haymen are helping bring back one of their favourite anti-bullying initiatives from middle school, handing out roses on Pink Shirt Day, Feb. 22.                                Dale Boyd/Western News

Rosy campaign at Pen High combats bullying

Two Penticton Secondary students are bringing back their favourite anti-bullying campaign with roses

Mackenzie Dunham, left, and Jennifer Haymen are helping bring back one of their favourite anti-bullying initiatives from middle school, handing out roses on Pink Shirt Day, Feb. 22.                                Dale Boyd/Western News
News from the Penticton courthouse

Penticton man facing possible jail time for attack on pizza driver

Dayne Douglas Jones, 28, pleaded guilty to assault with a weapon in an attack on a Penticton pizza driver.

News from the Penticton courthouse
Lakeside expansion topped off

Lakeside expansion topped off

The expansion to the Penticton Lakeside Resort has been topped off after a ceremony on Feb. 17.

Lakeside expansion topped off
The Town of Oliver is lobbying for funds to fix part of an irrigation system damaged by a rock slide last year that would have a huge impact on farmers and the entire region.                                File photo

Town of Oliver lobbying for crucial irrigation fix

The Town of Oliver could face irrigation challenges if they don’t secure the $10.4 million needed.

The Town of Oliver is lobbying for funds to fix part of an irrigation system damaged by a rock slide last year that would have a huge impact on farmers and the entire region.                                File photo
Gallery exploring the art of cannabis

Gallery exploring the art of cannabis

The Penticton Art Gallery is exploring the art of cannabis with its upcoming exhibition Grassland.

Gallery exploring the art of cannabis
Meet the Band: Maiya Robbie of The Screen Doors

Meet the Band: Maiya Robbie of The Screen Doors

Catch up with Maiya Robbie of The Screen Doors prior to the performance at the Dream Café.

Meet the Band: Maiya Robbie of The Screen Doors
SOICS breaks ground on new location

SOICS breaks ground on new location

South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services broke ground on their new Ellis Street location.

SOICS breaks ground on new location
Music educator Maiya Robbie, left, with students Ivy, middle, and Rowan Bamford during their first class with the new gathering drums donated through fundraising efforts.                                Dale Boyd/Western News

Donated drums gather little music learners

Donations from local parents have brought gathering drums to classes for little learners.

Music educator Maiya Robbie, left, with students Ivy, middle, and Rowan Bamford during their first class with the new gathering drums donated through fundraising efforts.                                Dale Boyd/Western News