Dustin Godfrey

Convention attracts around 3,500 Jehovah’s Witnesses to Penticton

Organizers of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Regional Convention for the B.C. Southern Interior…

No supervised consumption site planned for Penticton housing proposal

B.C. Housing seeks to quash rumours the Green Ave. proposal included a supervised consumption site

Penticton’s Beach Cruise already sees record entries

The Peach City Beach Cruise already has over 800 entries, more than last year’s total of around 760

Singla Brothers Holdings office raided by border services officers

Paul Singla runs Singla Brothers Holdings, while Vijay Singla is a Realtor in the South Okanagan

COLUMN: The world is watching — let’s take real action on homelessness

When I consider the phrase “shit hit the fan,” nothing seems more…

Penticton fire crews douse small dumpster fire downtown

The smell of burning plastic was evident at least two blocks away from the fire

OK Falls man denies majority of sex assault on underage step-daughter

Okanagan Falls man said abuse was solely in 2015, while the victim testified it had gone from 2010 to 2016

Penticton council votes down manual vote counts

A small group had concerns about tampering with tabulation machines, but staff said they can’t be hacked

Penticton council votes unanimously to keep Spectra at SOEC

“I think this is ‘if it’s running fantastically well, why change it?’” Coun. Campbell Watt said

In jail and in withdrawal: Inmates face long waits for opioid therapy in OCC

Provincial health body aims to erase waitlists in Okanagan’s jail, including for opioid replacement

Electoral reform could mean less rural representation: Penticton MLA

But local proponents say voters of non-majority parties would have greater voice under new system

B.C. senator offers a few pieces of cannabis advice for Penticton

In a letter to council, Senator Mobina Jaffer noted legal issues with U.S. border regarding cannabis

Penticton council to vote on renewing Spectra contract for SOEC

Staff recommend renewing contract, saying RFP process likely not to produce better deals

Penticton council to consider pushing back against new health-care tax

The employer’s health tax is expected to incur a significant bill for municipalities in 2019

CBC host’s comedy show coming to Penticton aims to break down barriers

Ali Hassan’s show Muslim, Interrupted hopes to normalize Canadian Muslims at Dream Café

DNA warrant pushes back Ighani kidnapping trial

Afshin Ighani is accused of a violent spree spanning the South Okanagan-Similkameen region

Highway 97 crash north of Penticton sends one car into Okanagan Lake

Another car was spotted facing south with its front driver-side wheel bent nearly horizontally

Princeton man gets 18 more months for loaded handgun outside Denny’s

Wilson was convicted in February of 3 weapons charges for incident in Penticton Denny’s parking lot

Penticton non-profit operator lambastes city councillor

Ooknakane director Matthew Baran took aim at recent comments from Coun. Max Picton on homelessness

Crash reduces Penticton’s parkway to single lane both directions

There do not appear to have been any serious injuries from the crash