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Penticton man gets 3 years in jail for sawed-off shotgun in vehicle

James Russell Fraser narrowly skipped federal prison time with 2 years less a day after time served

Penticton man gets 9 months for dangerous driving near Pen High

Man accelerated backwards out of convenience store parking lot onto Eckhardt to flee police

Car jumps curb in Osoyoos

No injuries resulted from the minor crash

Okanagan Nation talks healing from residential schools

Former Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair Murray Sinclair keynote speaker at Penticton event

No prohibition on pot shops going legit in Penticton legalization process

City staff present proposed framework for municipal regulations of cannabis stores come legalization

Unauthorized dam near Willowbrook investigated after near-breach

Incident exacerbated flooding woes for an already flood-embattled Willowbrook community

Okanagan Falls man gets 8 years for several years raping step-daughter

He’s still up for sentencing on breach of a bail condition, putting an end to a lengthy court process

Okanagan jail inmate claims sprinklers destroyed photos of dead friends

Inmate is seeking $25,000 in his lawsuit, the second he’s filed against Okanagan Correctional

Penticton Coun. Konanz makes federal bid for Conservative Party

She announced on Facebook in April that she would not be seeking re-election for council

No rights breached in Penticton trafficking, firearm trial, judge rules

Defence argued cops violated charter protections against arbitrary detention, unreasonable search

Sharps disposal containers set to go up around Penticton

Meanwhile, firefighters, bylaw and parks staff report near-daily run-ins with used needles in streets

Penticton drug trafficking, weapons trial may hinge on search of one bag

Defence argues search of bag that led to drugs, weapon find breached the man’s charter rights

Attempted murder charge approved in Oliver shooting late last month

Andrew Bradley Miller, 30, is charged with attempted murder with a firearm for the May 28 shooting

Penticton CEO not knocking on wood as steel tariffs continue

Structurlam chief executive Hardy Wentzel hesitant to predict tariffs’ effect on wood construction

UPDATED: Penticton RCMP warns of threat to high school students’ sunset party

‘I am shocked that some parents even drive their children to this party,’ RCMP Supt. Ted De Jager says

Penticton’s Unity House cleared of wrongdoing in firing employee

Employee found to have ‘failed over an extended period in many ways’ to maintain boundaries with clients

Penticton trial kicks off on sawed off shotgun, trafficking allegations

Warren Taylor Johannesen-Quail’s defence began trial with charter challenge, claiming police breaches

Penticton Indian Band hopes B.C. housing funds will bring members home

Chief Chad Eneas says 60% of members live off reserve, there’s ‘a real desire for people to come home’

Kamloops Fire Centre reports 3 new fires in area, all lightning-sparked

Includes a 0.2-ha. fire east of Penticton, 0.01-ha. fire by Merritt and a 1.77-ha. fire near Lytton

Tables turn as city hall rebuffs Penticton panhandler’s settlement attempt

City lawyer told the court they didn’t believe Paul Braun ‘is serious about complying with the law’