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Public invited to species at risk info session

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations staff are hosting an information session in Osoyoos

Penticton releases draft of parks master plan

The City of Penticton is looking for public input on a draft version of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Penticton’s Patio Burger flipping over Facebook Favourites

Patio Burger and Ice Cream Co. wanted to create an experience that both the local community and visitors would embrace.

Huge Christmas Craft Fair open in Penticton

A very popular Christmas Craft Fair is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Nov. 5.

Osoyoos plane crash in 2015 caused by disrupted fuel supply

Federal investigation finds pilot was likely using the wrong fuel.

Oliver winery named Canada’s Safest Employer

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards won Canada's Safest Employers Award in the Hospitality category.

South Okanagan photographers winners in wildlife photo contest

Penticton’s Bruce Turnbull’s photo of Bighorn Sheep nabbed him second place in the BC SPCA’s Wildlife-In-Focus Photography Contest

Penticton school benefits from School Enhancement Program

Uplands Elementary School receives $530,000 from the provincial school enhancement program for upgrades.

Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies coming to Cleland

Get ready for an underwater adventure at the Cleland Community Theatre on Feb. 12, 2017.

Video: Ritchie is giving youth a voice in Penticton

The Rotary Club of Penticton-Okanagan student of the month is Victoria Ritchie.

Penticton, Oliver photographers highlighted for nature photos

A Penticton man and an Oliver woman had their photos place top three in the BC SPCA’s eighth annual Wildlife-In-Focus Photography Contest.


The Pen High Lakers girls field hockey team has advanced to provincials.

Carl’s Jr closes in Penticton

Carl's Jr. has closed its doors on the corner of Main Street and Industrial Avenue.

RCMP hope to reunite Summerland man with missing wheelchair

RCMP are asking for assistance to reunite a Summerland resident with their stolen wheelchair.

35 years of launching careers at Okanagan College

Andre Leroux has always been fascinated with taking things apart and putting them back together.

Former Penticton Indian Band chief to run for council

Jonathan Kruger has put his name forward as a candidate for council.

Penticton Vees alum makes impression with Canucks in NHL debut

Former Penticton Vees defenceman Troy Stecher made his NHL debut on Tuesday night.

Día de Muertos returns

The Day of the Dead returns to the Shatford Centre Oct. 29 to celebrate Mexican traditions.

Okanagan project aims to preserve and restore Garnet Valley

A co-operative project is underway to mitigate impacts from wildfire and to preserve and restore the Garnet Valley.

Penticton volunteers are making a difference, once soup bowl at a time

Members of the Valley First team volunteered to make batches of soup as part of Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers at Brodo Kitchen.