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Second crane joins Penticton Patient Care Tower project

A second crane has entered the Penticton skyline this week as work continues at the hospital’s Patient Care Tower project.

Invasive mussels pushing their way to B.C.

Invasive mussels that devastated lakes in eastern North America are getting closer to B.C.

Black Widows rope spinning at Cherry Lane

Members of the Black Widow Rope Spinners will be at Cherry Lane Shopping Centre.

Free recycling for your Christmas trees and used lights

Free or by-donation Christmas tree pick ups are available in Penticton, Summerland, Oliver, Osoyoos and Naramata.

Lakers top Voodoo in senior basketball

The Lakers senior girls and boys basketball teams picked up wins against the Rutland Voodoo at home.

Penticton businesses move forward in Small Business B.C. Awards competition

Two Penticton businesses have made it to the Top 10 round of semifinalists for the annual Small Business B.C. Awards.

South Okanagan-Similkameen business award winners chosen by their fans

Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union, has announced the winners in its 2016 Fan Choice Awards.

Lakers remain undefeated with win over Summerland

The Pen High Lakers junior girls basketball team defeated the Summerland Rockets in Okanagan Valley League play.

Holiday Light Tour and free bus rides on New Year’s Eve

BC Transit and the City of Penticton are getting into the holiday spirit offering their seasonal Lights Tour.

Water quality advisory issued by Interior Health and RDOS

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has issued a water quality advisory for Willowbrook.

PIB vote recount doesn’t affect results

Results for the Penticton Indian Band council election remain the same after a recount

Penticton Indian Band elects council members

The Penticton Indian Band will see a few new faces around the council table.

Registration now open for Kiwanis Festival

Young performers are already preparing for the next Kiwanis Music Festival starting March 6.

Input session on Penticton infrastructure

The City is offering two opportunities this week for citizens to come and find out more about the issue of aging infrastructure.

Editorial: Shopping local makes a difference

In this season of gift shopping, don't forget that local purchases boost the local economy

Travel Penticton hires new executive director

Travel Penticton is kicking the New Year off with a major hire, installing the new tourism organization's first executive director.

Penticton Indian Band chief speaks out against pipelines

Penticton Indian Band Chief Chad Eneas re-affirmed his complete rejection and opposition to the pipeline projects.

Mustangs jr. girls basketball nets season-opening win

The Princess Margaret Mustangs jr. girls basketball team defeated the Pen High Laker 9s.

More spaces open up for Penticton homeless

The immediate need for more space for homeless people in the winter is being addressed thanks to a Penticton church.

BC Interior RV show gives back to Penticton

The society donated $5,000 to The Salvation Army and the Penticton & District Community Resource Society (PDCRS).