Dustin Godfrey

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

Penticton man found guilty of child porn charges

A Supreme Court justice said Jesse Prince’s ‘preposterous’ testimony ‘flies in the face of common sense’

UPDATED: Man found not guilty of sex assaults on South Okanagan minor

The alleged incidents were reported to have occurred between 2011 and 2012

Search for missing plane near Revelstoke called off

The coast guard will officially be ending its search as of 3:30 p.m. Monday

Search for missing plane near Revelstoke called off

The coast guard will officially be ending its search as of 3:30 p.m. Monday

Ex-Penticton pot shop sued by landlord

The shop’s owner is also being taken to court by the City of West Kelowna

Penticton-area winery sued by former head winemaker

Blasted Church’s former head winemaker Elaine Vickers is seeking $24,000 from the winery

Penticton budget talks wrap up with 3.44% tax hike

Councillors will still need to give the budget final approval and settle on a business multiplier

Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Penticton

Lawyers delivered their closing remarks Friday, with a verdict expected Monday morning

Accused denies boy’s sex assault claims

Penticton’s courthouse heard testimony from a man accused of sex assault on a young boy

Penticton Fire looking at more wildfire equipment

In the budget, a large ATV for wildland deployment and a trailer with a massive sprinkler system

City adding five more cops by 2022

Provincially funded cops may soon also add to the local detachment’s roster

Budget talks kick off for City of Penticton

City staff expect the budget to see a three-per-cent bump to property taxes this year

Dangerous offender hearing closes for Teneycke

If the courts impose dangerous offender status on him, he could face an indefinite sentence

Penticton vacancy dips below one per cent

That drop in vacancy comes even as the city added over 100 rental units with one development alone

Boy details graphic allegations of sex assaults

Trial for a South Okanagan man began with opening remarks from the Crown and testimony from the boy

Even without indefinite sentence, Teneycke may face decades

Ronald Teneycke’s dangerous offender hearing resumed Monday, where Crown lawyers called for 20+ years

Publication ban remains on alleged sex offender’s name

Penticton Western News was one of two outlets opposing the publication ban on the name of the accused