Jesse Day

COVID-19: Town of Oliver gives residents tax breaks, 50 per cent off first quarter utility fees

Mayor encourages residents to invest money back into the community if possible

City of Penticton launches emergency survey on financial impacts of COVID-19

Survey aims to give the City an idea of how to move ahead with relief and recovery measures

COVID-19: City of Penticton bans open burning until further notice

Fire ban being put in place to minimize ‘potentially severe’ effects of COVID-19

South Okanagan residents invited to show white heart in support of health-care workers

White Heart Project brings personal messages from residents to health-care workers

Canadian country star Jess Moskaluke to headline Penticton Peach Festival’s country night

Multi-award winning country artist will perform on the Peters Bros. main stage in Okanagan Lake Park

Online marketplace for downtown Penticton businesses an opportunity to support local

Marketplace will help support local businesses and assist customers in finding goods and services

Penticton Fire Department cancels drive-by salute to healthcare workers

The bi-nightly shows of support have been cancelled due to concerns over social distancing

COVID-19: Penticton food bank sees ‘substantial’ rise in demand

Demand for food is up while donations are down at the Salvation Army Food Bank amid COVID-19

Proximity to border becoming a concern: Osoyoos mayor

Osoyoos residents are concerned about people not quarantining after returning from the U.S.

Penticton Vees captain David Silye reflects on a season cut short, time in Penticton

‘It didn’t feel real at all’ said Silye of the moment he learned the BCHL playoffs had been cancelled

City of Penticton lays off 20 per cent of remaining staff

The “phased workforce reduction” plan is part of the City’s response to COVID-19

Penticton’s Soupateria re-opens soon after closing due to COVID-19

Soup kitchen is back with new staffing system to serve community during tying times

Penticton bylaw officers receive 12 reports of COVID-19 order violations in five days

Bylaw says they received reports of four different types of infractions in a five day span

COVID-19: Interior Health orders closure of all fitness centres until May 30

The order is subject to revision, cancellation, or extension

FortisBC pausing power disconnections and late-fees amid COVID-19 crisis

Company says they plan to work with customers affected by COVID-19 on a “one on one” basis

YMCA Okanagan opens child care service to essential workers

Priority given to guardians in top three tiers of essential services as identified by the province

UPDATE: 6.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior

An earthquake was reportedly felt just before 5 p.m. throughout the Okanagan

Social media ‘prank’ leads to criminal investigation in Osoyoos

Post claims individuals will be canvassing door to door seeking housing for seasonal workers

COVID-19: City of Penticton launches ‘Economic Task Force’

Group created to support local residents, businesses and workers during challenging times