Dustin Godfrey

Penticton Indian Band signs historic agreement with forestry company

Interfor signed a deal with PIB this week, which is being touted as a step toward reconciliation

Mother of alleged Penticton homicide victim speaks out

Lorrie Blackmore hopes her son, Devon, will be remembered for his life, not his death last April

Okanagan Falls victim testifies on years of sexual abuse from step-father

Victim claims abuse from age 10 to 16, while defence claims abuse started when victim was 15

Arrest made in 1 of 4 homicides in Penticton last year

Kiera Bourque arrested Tuesday after RCMP investigation into a 17-year-old boy’s death in April 2017

Penticton crews respond to car fire at landfill

The older model station wagon appeared to have two occupants at the time of the fire

Walk to end abuse for those who can’t

SOWINS’s Debbie Scarborough points to the lethal potential in intimate partner abuse

Penticton council’s modular housing decision ‘disappointing’: B.C. Housing

But the low-barrier housing project could still be built on two properties in the same location

Penticton homeless campers devastated by park cleanup

Two women, in their 50s and 60s, said they felt like giving up after their only home was cleared out

Evac alerts rescinded for over 1,100 Similkameen properties

That includes 663 properties in Electoral Area “B” and Electoral Area “G” and 589 in Keremeos

Penticton council defers on pawn shop stolen goods database

Council directed staff to come back with harsher, escalating penalties for non-compliant businesses

‘Lost in the shuffle’: Penticton homeless struggle with camp restrictions

City bylaw says they’re ‘trying to balance the heart and the hammer’ with homeless camps in Esplanade

UPDATED: Penticton council sends housing project back to drawing board

B.C. Housing had proposed 52 units of modular housing for the corner of Green Avenue and Main Street

Okanagan jail likely driver of region’s violent crime hike

South Okanagan-Similkameen’s top cop says violent crime happening in jail, not after inmates released

Penticton council green lights sharps disposal inquiry

City staff will help an ad-hoc committee refine a list of locations for sharps disposal bins

Another plea from Penticton’s top cop to lock car doors

Supt. Ted De Jager reported a drop in property crime overall, but thefts from vehicles are up

Penticton city staff suggest 13 locations for election signs

A number of the locations eschew previous rules that barred signs on city-owned facilities

Violent crime rises 18 per cent in South Okanagan

But property crime in the first quarter of the year decreased by 14 per cent year over year

Tribunal proceeding with Penticton discrimination complaint

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal denied an application from a non-profit to dismiss the complaint

Penticton panhandler not deterred by trash

City staff moved trash and recycling bins into a regular panhandling spot to deter the practice

$650 stolen from Penticton store

Police seeking man who asked for vehicle assistance when money was stolen