Dustin Godfrey

Two new exhibits launching in Penticton Museum Thursday

The Social Life of Water, a temporary exhibit from Kelowna, and the Hands-on Heritage Lab opening up

Scorned by fire: Kitchen managers talk mental health in the industry

From cooks throwing knives to a breakdown that nearly killed a chef, kitchens struggle to deal with stress

Penticton RCMP tells dispensary Green Essence to stop selling pot

A Green Essence employee confirmed to Western News the shop would discontinue cannabis sales

Conservation service investigating possible deer shooting in Penticton

Penticton RCMP said a caller reported the deer may have been shot by a neighbour with a pellet gun

Singla family lawyer responds to media reports of CBSA raid

Border services agents had been at the home all day Thursday conducting an “enforcement action”

Families get colourful for a cause in Penticton

Organizers are calling this year’s Colours4Kids event a success

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