Dustin Godfrey

Attempted carjacking at Penticton mall

A 24-year-old man is in custody, while a 37-year-old woman was uninjured by the incident

Osoyoos looking at two more councillors

The increase would take council from five to seven members, on par with their neighbours in Oliver

Penticton man pleads guilty to creating a chid porn forum

Tyler Walker was instrumental in creating a forum online and was involved in moderating others

Donate your parking fines to 100 Homes

Parking tickets issued for the remainder of the month are now payable to the housing initiative

Penticton non-profits just say ‘no’ to ‘fear-based’ fentanyl ad

Local groups are pushing back against a fentanyl ad campaign they say use outdated tactics

Police respond to two break-ins

One break-in on Friday may involve missing firearms from the residence

21 days for smashing window, stealing phone

The man was arrested and sentenced the same day of the crime at Penticton’s 7-Eleven

Drunk driving charges for woman who flipped car

Police say they are continuing random road checks and are largely pleased with the results so far

Man knocked out on Mule dance floor

RCMP say they are still investigating the incident, which left a man with a potentially broken jaw

Sex assaults on stepdaughters gets four years

Assaults on the girls, 9 and 12, spanned over months from summer to November last year

Sentencing turns to trial, as guilty plea struck

Kevin Simons denied having possession of a knife during a break-and-enter last August

Attempted murder charge up in the air after victim’s death

Without Thomas Szajko’s testimony, alleged shooter Afshin Ighani could get off on that charge

Penticton teen reunites with paramedics who saved her life 17 years ago

Jayden Arnold was clinically dead when Roy Stanley and Derek Morris arrived to the scene

Lawyer takes aim at City of Penticton’s ‘war on the homeless’

Defence lawyer Paul Varga is on the offensive against city hall for taking Paul Braun to court

Downtown Penticton towers officially nixed

Council agreed to end the city’s contract with a developer that would have had a 23-floor tower built

Fears of economic downturn cool Penticton developers’ ambitions

That comes even as the city sees record building permits and record real estate sales this year

City takes aim at problem properties

New fee for frequent nuisance calls to a property is intended to make landlords take responsibility

City overhauls downtown parking

Changes include additional 113 downtown employee parking spaces and an extra hour on Lakeshore Dr.

Oliver shooting victim reportedly dies months later

The Western News is working to confirm reports Thomas Szajko, victim of April shooting, has died

Jafa opens new storefront, offers signs for non-profits

The company will be offering up one free sign a month up to a value of $2,000 for local non-profits