Dale Boyd

Roundhouse kick lands thief jail time

A man who roundhouse kicked a Walmart employee after attempting to steal is spending the next month in jail.

New Year’s Eve 2016 parties in Penticton

Your source for New Year's Eve events in Penticton to help ring in 2017.

RCMP files: Pepper spray, Christmas Day fight and RCMP rescue injured man

Police broke up a Christmas Day fight as tensions were running high and a baseball bat was brought out.

Crime doesn’t stop over Christmas

Police looking for a Grinch, or possibly Grinches, who were involved in crimes in Penticton over the holidays.

‘Bizarre’ behaviour lands woman in jail

A defence lawyer could only describe the behaviour of his client, who broke into a home and sexually assaulted a man, as “bizarre.”

Syrian refugees speak at peace talks

The Solstice Peace Talks at the Shatford Centre Dec. 21 featured special guests in a Syrian Refugee family living in Naramata.

‘Drug-fuelled rampage’ nets jail time for Penticton man

A Penticton man responsible for a rash of thefts in Penticton is spending Christmas in jail.

B.C. housing program to bring ‘fabulous turnaround’

A Penticton realtor said a program for first-time home buyers is coming at a time when the local real estate market is set for an upturn.

Jail time for breaking into veteran’s home

A man who broke into a Second World War veteran’s home is spending the next year in jail.

Photos: World-class, home grown tribute to Cohen

Arts and entertainment editor Dale Boyd gives a glowing review of Anthem: A Leonard Cohen Tribute.

Osoyoos Mountie cleared of misconduct allegations

After four years, Osoyoos Const. Amit Goyal has been cleared by the RCMP of all allegations of misconduct.

Man brought in on Canada-wide warrant after 10-hour stand off in Oliver

Crown counsel was unable to say if further charges are coming for two people taken into custody after a nearly 10-hour police standoff.

Winter solstice and peace at Shatford Centre

What does the winter solstice have to do with world peace? Find out as the Western News chats with astronomer and host Christ Purton.

Summerland Senior’s Village gives back

About 4,000 socks, toques and cold weather items were collected by Retirement Concepts organizations nationwide.

Video: Meet the band behind the Leonard Cohen tribute show

The Western News catches up with some of the poets, musicians and artists honouring Leonard Cohen this weekend.

Bike sale helps Christmas dreams come true

There is nothing more iconic around Christmastime than a child finding a bike under the tree.

Peace talks celebrate solstice at Shatford Centre

Peace on earth is one of the holiday tenants, and it is the subject of Solstice Peace Talks at the Shatford Centre Dec. 21.

Kelowna youth mental health centre doesn’t deter Penticton effort

Funding for a youth service centre focused on mental health which a Penticton group applied for has gone to Kelowna.

Man denied bail in shotgun incident at Penticton elementary school

A Penticton man is remaining in custody after allegedly discharging a firearm at a Penticton elementary school around 5 a.m.

Penticton man pleads guilty to kidnapping charge

A Penticton man is spending the next two years in jail after he pleaded guilty to a kidnapping charge.