Dan Walton

Parent Angela Browett speaks to SD67 superintendent Wendy Hyer about her concerns involving the possible closure of Parkway Elementary during a public consultation meeting at the school on Dec. 7.

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.

Parent Angela Browett speaks to SD67 superintendent Wendy Hyer about her concerns involving the possible closure of Parkway Elementary during a public consultation meeting at the school on Dec. 7.
Penny Elliot

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.

Penny Elliot
Legacy of local pioneer

Legacy of local pioneer

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

Legacy of local pioneer
Douce on the loose in Penticton

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.”

Douce on the loose in Penticton
Dream Café general manager Pierre Couture

Dream Festival returns with lucidity

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

Dream Café general manager Pierre Couture
Okanagan artists win in New York City

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

Okanagan artists win in New York City
Coyote taking on the Mule

Coyote taking on the Mule

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

Coyote taking on the Mule

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.

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

Anthology compiled for B.C.
Registration opens for Kiwanis contestants

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

Registration opens for Kiwanis contestants
Abbamania and Night Fever come to Penticton on Dec. 3 for a show at the Cleland Theatre

Tributes to Abba and Beegees at Cleland

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

Abbamania and Night Fever come to Penticton on Dec. 3 for a show at the Cleland Theatre

Holiday Hayride in Penticton, Louisiana style

The Louisiana Hayride Show is bringing its Christmas special to Penticton

Razvon (Randy) Bachmeier takes a selfie on stage while Elton John performs behind him

Elton emulator live at the Legion

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

Razvon (Randy) Bachmeier takes a selfie on stage while Elton John performs behind him

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

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

Sanders bringing his blues to Dream

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

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"

First-rate fiddler at Frank Venables
An artist's rendering of what the Penmar Community Arts Theatre will look like if the project comes to fruition

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

An artist's rendering of what the Penmar Community Arts Theatre will look like if the project comes to fruition
Mr. and Mrs. Claus have already started making appearances around town

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.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus have already started making appearances around town
As one of the original members of the Penticton Concert Band’s resurgence

Retiree morphs into musician

Max Hughes learned his first instrument at the age of 65

As one of the original members of the Penticton Concert Band’s resurgence