Dustin Godfrey

Albas takes on mortgage changes in town hall

Conservative MP mostly echoed chamber of commerce concerns but sparred with one attendee on details

OK Falls pot shop vandalized a week after opening

Windows were smashed Wednesday evening and spray paint called the owner a “goof” and a “pedo”

Time-to-trial stats improve, but still above provincial standards

On average, charges take eight months to get to trial in Penticton, above the provincial benchmarks

Police seeking info on fake-bearded robber

A man reportedly left empty-handed after demanding cash with an apparent handgun at a pawn shop

Penticton youth centre finally gets home, sweet home

Youth centre organizers can start renovating 501 Main Street after getting the keys to the building

Penticton bookkeeper nets 90 days for $60k embezzlement

Judith Kendrick pleaded guilty to fraud late last year, and was up for sentencing Tuesday morning

Penticton bookkeeper may face jail time for embezzlement

Sentencing stances ranged from three years of probation to six months in jail for $60k embezzlement

Booze, relationship woes drove September assault, court hears

Chance Marko, in and out of court since he was 13 years old, said he was making positive changes

Regular offender gets three more weeks in jail

Richard Meier, who has been through the revolving door, stole a purse and spent $800 on credit cards

Penticton school eyeing internationally acclaimed program

Princess Margaret Secondary hopes to have the International Baccalaureate in place for 2019/20

High hopes for modular units after tough year in housing

With numerous social housing projects in the works, none has come online since Fairhaven in 2016

B.C. Liberal leadership frontrunner draws lean crowd in Penticton

About 15 people attended the art gallery event, including Andrew Wilkinson, his staff and media

Suspected heroin tested positive for fentanyl, court hears

A woman is charged with simple possession of heroin and possessing methamphetamine for trafficking

MP Albas holding town hall event with Penticton chamber

Conservative small biz critic says he’s heard across Canada concerns about tax and mortgage changes

Lawyer concerned city pre-writing tickets for Penticton street person

A city lawyer fired back, saying whether ticket written before or during is irrelevant to court case

Judge passes on privacy breach claims in drug trafficking trial

Jennifer Montgomery is charged with possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking

Guns seized, four arrested at Penticton motel

All four arrested were reportedly known to police and had suspected stolen property

Penticton Realtor pushes back against peak theory

After another red-hot year in real estate, Garry Gratton doesn’t see a downturn in the near future

Tech a major talking point for SD 67 in 2018

New Okanagan Skaha school board chair Bill Bidlake said the district recently finished a tech audit

Penticton drug trafficking trial to kick off this week

Jennifer Montgomery pleaded guilty to unrelated trafficking charges late last year