Percy Hébert

Sharon Vaillancourt (right)

Making a difference: Catholic Women’s League

They are 115 strong, ages 16 to 101, with a single purpose: service to the community

Sharon Vaillancourt (right)
Taking first place

Winners of Peach City Beach Cruise photo contest announced

Claude Robidoux is the winner of the London Drugs and Penticton Western News photo contest for his photo of a vintage blue truck.

Taking first place
Channelling the tunes of The Band was harmonica ace and singer Crawdad Cantera

Dream evening with Front Porch – Up on Cripple Creek

ront Porch - Up on Cripple Creek performed to a sold out crowd at the Dream Café in Penticton on July 9.

Channelling the tunes of The Band was harmonica ace and singer Crawdad Cantera
Terry Grove and the rest of the Thursday Night Jazz Band played to an appreciative crowd at the Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre last Thursday evening.

All jazzed up in Penticton

Thursday Night Jazz Band played to an appreciative crowd at the Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre last Thursday evening.

Terry Grove and the rest of the Thursday Night Jazz Band played to an appreciative crowd at the Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre last Thursday evening.

COLUMN: Trial and error make a great father

Penticton Western News editor Percy Hébert talks Father's Day and the feats of his own dad.

Graham Lyle

TOP 40 UNDER 40: Dedication to service drives Lyle into Top 40

Tapping into his entrepreneurial spirit Graham Lyle has build a successful business.

Graham Lyle
Jim Shaver

Meadowlark Festival draws a crowd to South Okanagan

Birds of a feather flocked from across the province to take part in the annual Meadowlark Festival.

Jim Shaver
Pen High rugby players tackle a Mt. Boucherie runner during Wednesday game action in Penticton.

Penticton high school rugby back on the pitch

Pen High boys tie Mt. Boucherie and girls rugby defeats Salmon Arm.

Pen High rugby players tackle a Mt. Boucherie runner during Wednesday game action in Penticton.
Terry Gillespie at the Dream Café in Penticton last Thursday.

Roaring rhythms in Penticton

Terry Gillespie and Lyndell Montgomery at the Dream Café in Penticton.

Terry Gillespie at the Dream Café in Penticton last Thursday.
Shane Koyczan performing in Penticton at the Cleland Theatre.

Symphony and Syllables in Penticton

Shane Koyczan teams up with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra in Penticton.

Shane Koyczan performing in Penticton at the Cleland Theatre.
Elizabeth Lupton was the winner of the Arts Educator Award presented by the Penticton & District Community Arts Council.

Lupton awarded for building relationships through arts

Elizabeth Lupton is this year’s winner of the Arts Educator Award presented by the Penticton & District Community Arts Council.

Elizabeth Lupton was the winner of the Arts Educator Award presented by the Penticton & District Community Arts Council.
Erin Trainer

Trainer keeps busy en route to the Top 40

Besides co-owning a communications company, this week's inductee also runs the farmers' market and volunteers

Erin Trainer
Natalie Preston

Clothes shopping innovator dresses up the Top 40

Natalie Preston of Le Cheap, C’est Chic the next inductee to be recognized as among the region's best and brightest young people

Natalie Preston
The Snowed In Comedy Tour

Tour takes comedians to slopes and stages

Snowed In Comedy Tour slides into the Barking Parrot in Penticton on Thursday

The Snowed In Comedy Tour
Singer /songwriter Del Barber is making his third appearance at the Dream Cafe

Prairie boy Barber preparing for return to Penticton

Musician Del Barber appearing Saturday at the Dream Cafe, his third visit to the venue

Singer /songwriter Del Barber is making his third appearance at the Dream Cafe
Nicholas Hill

Hill: building homes and relationships earns Top 40 nomination

Nicholas Hill earns next Penticton Top 40 Under 40 nomination.

Nicholas Hill
Clifford Martin is bringing his daughter Serena along with supplies to the northern region of Busuanga Island in the Philippines.

Penticton man off to Philippines for family, for community

A trip to the typhoon-stricken Philippines is a matter of family and community service for Clifford Martin of Penticton.

Clifford Martin is bringing his daughter Serena along with supplies to the northern region of Busuanga Island in the Philippines.
Enbridge vice-president Janet Holder brought her pipeline pitch to Penticton this week.

Enbridge boss brings pipeline pitch to Penticton

Company behind proposed Northern Gateway project expecting ruling from National Energy Board within a month

Enbridge vice-president Janet Holder brought her pipeline pitch to Penticton this week.
Valdy

Folk icons in the South Okanagan

Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard shared stories and music in Summerland last weekend.

Valdy
Richard Armstrong of the Penticton Indian Band explains the traditional uses of rosehips and their importance to the endangered yellow-breasted chat.

Helping tradition and species at risk

Penticton Indian Band knowledge keeper leads tour of special land

Richard Armstrong of the Penticton Indian Band explains the traditional uses of rosehips and their importance to the endangered yellow-breasted chat.