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Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay visited Cannery Brewing Company on Friday to re-announce amendments to federal legislation to ease the interprovincial sale of alcohol.

Minister visits Penticton to lift lid on interprovincial booze sales

Federal cabinet minister says she is working with other provinces to speed up process to create single Canadian market.

Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay visited Cannery Brewing Company on Friday to re-announce amendments to federal legislation to ease the interprovincial sale of alcohol.
Sign outside Penticton courthouse.

Coin thefts nets one-year jail sentence

Christopher Steven Cheslock receives one year in jail related to string of break-ins in Penticton and Summerland.

Sign outside Penticton courthouse.
Ronald Arthur Teneycke appeared in the Penticton provincial court on Wednesday via video facing five charges.

Teneycke claims he was under police surveillance

Ronald Arthur Teneycke, facing five charges, including breach of conditions, said he was under police surveillance at the time.

Ronald Arthur Teneycke appeared in the Penticton provincial court on Wednesday via video facing five charges.

Penticton hospital workers could lose jobs

Upwards of 175 workers could be left jobless if Interior Health outsources in-house laundry services in Penticton and other communities.

Colin Fizpatrick guides Summerland teacher Tom Birckenden through CPR training that he’ll now deliver to his students thanks to help from the ACT Foundation and TELUS.

Hundreds of students to get first-aid training

500 local students will soon be receiving enhanced first-aid training that could save lives.

Colin Fizpatrick guides Summerland teacher Tom Birckenden through CPR training that he’ll now deliver to his students thanks to help from the ACT Foundation and TELUS.

Composting plan gets boost

Efforts to build a regional compost facility have received a $175,000 boost from Ottawa.

Penticton city councillor Judy Sentes has filed a $25

No reply yet in Sentes lawsuit

Deadline expired Tuesday, but the reply had not been filed as of press time at mid-afternoon.

Penticton city councillor Judy Sentes has filed a $25
Kyle Hardisty

ATV death near Penticton ruled accidental

Coroner determines Kyle Hardisty was standing up on side-by-side ATV that flipped and crushed him

Kyle Hardisty
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Attempted-murder trial shifts to Penticton

Preliminary inquiry for a man accused of stabbing two women and then trying to kill himself moved to Penticton

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Sign outside Penticton courthouse.

Dealer caught with ‘virtual drug store’

Woman was also arrested in Osoyoos for what police called the biggest drug bust ever in South Okanagan in 2006.

Sign outside Penticton courthouse.
An excavator removes soil on the site where the new BCAA auto service centre is being built on the southwest corner of Main Street and Warren Avenue near Cherry Lane Shopping Centre. Constructed by Sawchuk Developments Co. Ltd. of Kelowna

Robust construction activity in Penticton

Range of projects underway around the city, but no one seems ready yet to declare Penticton to be in the midst of a building boom.

An excavator removes soil on the site where the new BCAA auto service centre is being built on the southwest corner of Main Street and Warren Avenue near Cherry Lane Shopping Centre. Constructed by Sawchuk Developments Co. Ltd. of Kelowna

Penticton school days may extend

School days may be stretched by five minutes next year to make up for time lost.

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UPDATE: Dial-a-dope meth dealer convicted

Judge doesn't buy story of man who had no idea how nearly 21 grams of the drug turned up in his car

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Eight stairs up to the Canadian Cancer Society office in Penticton are causing big problems for some clients.

Cancer Society down on Penticton landlord

Non-profit still waiting for lift for disable clients it says it was promised years ago

Eight stairs up to the Canadian Cancer Society office in Penticton are causing big problems for some clients.
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Jail for break-and-enter at Penticton retirement home

A second person has been jailed in connection with a break-and-enter at a Penticton retirement home.

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Figure skaters may be able to take their sport outside soon in Penticton.

Outdoor rink planned at Penticton Lakeside

Staff at the Penticton Lakeside Resort announced Tuesday the hotel has purchased the equipment required for a fully lit rink.

Figure skaters may be able to take their sport outside soon in Penticton.
Sign outside Penticton courthouse.

Accused Penticton meth dealer on trial

Penticton man alleged to have been caught with 20.6 grams of methamphetamine.

Sign outside Penticton courthouse.

French immersion program perfectly full

Okanagan Skaha School District received 120 applications for the fall intake of the program.

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Lawyers for accused in Louie murder case still awaiting police disclosure

Application to cut contact between co-accused now scheduled to be heard next week in B.C. Supreme Court in Penticton

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A city worker looks into the hole created to fix a broken water main Sunday in downtown Penticton.

Water main break stops traffic in downtown Penticton

City officials says it will be hours before damage is repaired at busy intersection

A city worker looks into the hole created to fix a broken water main Sunday in downtown Penticton.