Dustin Godfrey

SD67 fills 2-year gap in Aboriginal education administration

District also announces shuffling of school admin, with Princess Maggie VP heading to Pen High

Bank employees save Penticton woman $6k from CRA scam

Would-be victim said she was hit while vulnerable from a family issue and initially fell for the trap

Penticton students tackle their first dumpster fire

High school students from PMSS and PSS are spending their spring break in firefighter training

Penticton paramedics busy with overdoses in early 2018

Last week alone saw eight overdose/poisoning calls, nearly matching the entirety of January 2017

10 in jail months for punch with ‘catastrophic consequences’

Judge had to weight severe consequences for victim against an accused who didn’t fit the bill

New emergency operations centre for Penticton fire

Fire officials say it will take some pressure off the backs of the regional district in emergencies

Penticton young professionals look to stock up food bank

As demand increases this time of year, food bank supplies dry up after slow months of donations

Speculation tax could affect up to one in five Penticton homeowners

MLA says taxes on $3M-plus homes could affect Penticton market, but few properties in that range

2.5 years in Penticton courthouse over neighbour assault ends

Man pleaded guilty, withdrew, stood trial, pleaded guilty to assault described by Crown as ‘vicious’

Carmi students start their day with Olympic inspiration

Brent Hayden, 2012 swimming bronze medalist, waded through Penticton and Summerland schools

South Okanagan group forms to push ‘yes’ on electoral reform

Fair Vote SOS hopes locals will vote in favour of reform in a referendum this year

South Okanagan man ‘elated’ at criminal’s indefinite sentence

‘Evidence of treatability does not even justify an expression of hope,’ judge tells Ronald Teneycke

Elections B.C. report notes minor voting issues in Penticton

In total, 103 ballots were tossed in the Penticton riding, out of just under 28,000

Charges upgraded in Penticton forcible confinement, sex assault

Sex assault and simple assault have been upgraded to include more severe cause bodily harm

A Penticton mother’s struggle with the overdose death of her son

The 17-year-old boy’s death is being investigated as one of Penticton’s four homicides last year

Alleged Okanagan hockey fraudster won’t skate free before trial

Back in custody after skipping his trial last September, Loren Reagan was denied bail Tuesday

One dead after rock crashes through Okanagan home

A rock came down the hill and crashed through a wall, killing one person near Okanagan Falls

One dead after rockslide crashes into South Okanagan house

The 81-year-old man is believed to have been outside when the rockslide hit his house

Son ordered to pay over $127k to 88-year-old mother in Penticton

Alleged sibling conspiracy, assaults and tens of thousands charged to mother’s account, court heard

NDP leader Singh greeted with enthusiasm in Penticton

Jagmeet Singh’s JagMeet and Greet rally was attended by about 150 people on Friday