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Vees acquire WHL veteran Taylor Sanheim

The Penticton Vees are adding some experience to their forward line with the addition of Taylor Sanheim from the Western Hockey League.

South Okanagan stories that made an impact in 2016

Stories and photos from around the South Okanagan that made the front page headlines in 2016.

Library branches preparing to reopen

All branches of Okanagan Regional Library will resume normal operating hours Tuesday except downtown Kelowna

Video: What stories caught your attention in 2016?

We hit the streets to ask what stories made the most impact this year?

Canada 3-0 at World Juniors, Fabbro picks up assist

Former Penticton Vees player Dante Fabbro picked up an assist as Team Canada easily beat Latvia 10-2.

Police seeking witness to alleged Government Street assault

RCMP are seeking the motorist who observed an altercation between a male and female on Government Street on Wednesday.

Stuck gym lockers, job queries top 2016 list of reasons to not call 911

Non-emergency calls can delay the response to a legitimate emergency

Snow warnings issued for major Interior highways

Motorists cautioned on Coquihalla Highway and the Trans-Canada Highway

Jost picks up assist as Canada wins second game at World Juniors

Former Penticton Vees player adds helper as Canada’s National Junior Team completely shut the door on Slovakia.

Fire department quickly puts out chimney fire

The Penticton Fire Department responded to a chimney fire at 10:48 a.m. on Dec. 28.

Former BCHL player nets goal in Canada’s win over Russia at World Juniors

Former Penticton Vee Tyson Jost opened scoring for Team Canada at the 2017 World Junior Championship.

Photos of the week from in and around Penticton

The Penticton Western News presents the photos of the week.

Photo gallery: Christmas concerts galore

A sampling of some of the Penticton elementary school Christmas concerts recently.

Video: What should be done with Memorial Arena?

Tear down and replace Memorial Arena? Or, repair and upgrade? We hit the streets to ask people what they think.

Armstrong man guilty of animal cruelty

Gary Roberts found guilty of neglecting horses at an Armstrong residence in December 2014

VIDEO: Canadians reach podium at Selections camp

Apex Mountain resort hosted the best freestyle skiers during the Canada Cup Series Toyo Canadian Selections camp

Penticton blood donor clinic over the holidays

Canadian Blood Services is reminding donors and potential donors in Penticton of the importance of booking an appointment to give blood.

Okanagan Skaha schools get skills training funding

The Okanagan Skaha School District is getting two provincial grants supporting skilled trades and tech training.

Rotary wheelbarrow and food raffle a success

The Rotary Club of Penticton held their annual Wheelbarrow and Food Raffle.

Penticton Vees defeat Silverbacks

Revenge is sweet: Vees put down the Silverbacks in OT