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Recruiting for the OCP task force

Penticton has started recruiting for the 17-member Official Community Plan task force

Black Press scholarships can ease stress on students

Some of the financial pressure faced by prospective business students in B.C. can be reduced, thanks to David Black, owner of Black Press.

Tebbutt grabs the reins as young leader

Last fall, a Penticton youth was given a singular honour, being selected as one of 15 members to sit on the Prime Minister’s Youth Council.

Update: South Okanagan land protection plan moving forward

The proposal has received support and participation of the Lower Similkameen Indian Band, Penticton Indian Band and Osoyoos Indian Band.

OneWorld returns for fourth year

The fourth annual OneWorld festival is moving indoors, taking place on Feb. 25 at the Lakeside Resort from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

RCMP search for knife-wielding thief

Penticton RCMP are looking for a man who robbed a local gas station early this morning.

RCMP Brief: Man caught with stolen passports and ID

A stolen passport, identification and other items were found on a Penticton man by police.

RCMP release name of Willowbrook murder victim

The 27-year-old Kelowna man whose body was found near Willowbrook on Jan. 17 has been identified

Rotary wine festival to boost PRH tower drive

Princeton Rotary’s upcoming annual wine festival will provide a regional boost for Penticton Regional Hospital.

Peachfest announces entertainment lineup for 70th anniversary

The Penticton Peach Festival announced headliners in what they are calling the greatest entertainment line-up in their 70-year history.

Two businesses make finals of Small Business B.C. Awards

Two Penticton businesses have moved to the top five finalists in their categories for the annual Small Business B.C. Awards competition.

Logger sports competition coming to Barriere July 1, 2017

Regional logger sports competitions will be held in the outdoor rodeo arena at the fall fair facility in Barriere

Undefeated run nets Lakers Kelowna tournament

The Pen High Lakers Grade 9 girls basketball team won the Dr.Knox tournament.

Erratic driver caught on camera appears in court

Penticton man facing flight from a peace officer, driving while prohibited and disobeying directions of a flagger.

Avalanche Awareness Days coming to Apex

Join the Apex Mountain Resort Patrol in this national celebration in the Apex Village on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Liquor regulation changes take effect today

The provincial government says they have implemented 90 per cent of the changes from the liquor policy review

VIDEO: Vees and Warriors meet again

The Penticton Vees and West Kelowna Warriors square off again in BCHL action at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Nominations still open for Penticton Arts Awards

Nominations for the Penticton Arts Awards close at the end of the month, Jan. 30. The arts awards take place March 2.

Okanagan Valley Throwdown coming

The fourth annual Okanagan Valley Throwdown will be at the South Okanagan Events Centre Jan. 28 to 29.

Lakers jr. girls advance to basketball provincials

The Pen High Lakers junior girls basketball team have qualified to compete at the B.C. Championships.