Dan Walton

Parents ask school district to take Parkway off school closure list

Angela Browett most worried about the major adjustment her six-year-old daughter with autism will have to make.

Dry socks go a long way over holiday season

Nine years ago, on an usually cold Christmas Day two Penticton women came up with a heart and foot-warming idea.

Legacy of local pioneer

Richter recognized that the success of his farm would depend upon a healthy relationship with nearby aboriginal communities

Douce on the loose in Penticton

"We’re not starchy. We get out there with the crowd. It’s going to be an intimate night come Saturday.”

Dream Festival returns with lucidity

The festival is booked in the same venue as last year at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

Okanagan artists win in New York City

Two South Okanagan artists made a big splash at a film festival in New York City last month

Coyote taking on the Mule

“The little mistakes we make on (The Wind) are embraced. That’s how it goes when you play live.”

Student makes plea for West Bench

A West Bench Elementary student made a passionate plea to School District 67 trustees on Tuesday.

Anthology compiled for B.C.

Renner won’t be profiting from of the book’s success as all proceeds will be supporting Doctors Without Borders

Registration opens for Kiwanis contestants

Young performers of the Okanagan are being called upon to enter the Penticton Kiwanis Music, Dance and Speech Arts Festival

Tributes to Abba and Beegees at Cleland

As proof that disco’s not dead, Abbamania and Night Fever is currently touring the country

Holiday Hayride in Penticton, Louisiana style

The Louisiana Hayride Show is bringing its Christmas special to Penticton

Elton emulator live at the Legion

An Elton John emulator has been booked for the upcoming Thursday Night Throwdown

Trustees field questions about middle school

Trustees fielded questions from the public for the first time since announcing they are looking at school closures.

Sanders bringing his blues to Dream

Although he grew up in the birthplace of blues, it was a live performance by a group of white Europeans who got Sanders hooked

Foothills Brass Quintet delivering serious fun at the Cleland

“We take the music very seriously but we want the audience to have fun with us as we’re doing it”

First-rate fiddler at Frank Venables

“If you’re playing classical it’s the violin and when it’s folk you call it a fiddle"

Penmar’s bleak future comes down to crowdfunding campaign

The Penmar Community Arts Society is hoping that its latest plea for help won’t be its dying breath

Launch into holiday season with the Santa Claus parade

Santa, who will be joined by Mrs. Claus, will be meeting with kids around Penticton’s downtown on Dec. 5.

Retiree morphs into musician

Max Hughes learned his first instrument at the age of 65