Dustin Godfrey

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

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Evac alerts rescinded for over 1,100 Similkameen properties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