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Four KISU swimmers earn berths at Olympic Trials

Four KISU swimmers earn berths at Olympic Trials

Four members of the KISU Swim Club earned the right to attend the Olymplic Trials at provincials

Four KISU swimmers earn berths at Olympic Trials
At this time COVID-19 has not been discovered in any of the long-term care facilities named on the Interior Health Authority’s Active Facility Outbreaks list. (File photo)

No COVID-19 cases in local long-term care facilities: Interior Health

Active Facility Outbreaks lists three in Penticton and one in Summerland; none caused by COVID-19

At this time COVID-19 has not been discovered in any of the long-term care facilities named on the Interior Health Authority’s Active Facility Outbreaks list. (File photo)
COVID-19: Wildstone’s Colours4Kids cancelled

COVID-19: Wildstone’s Colours4Kids cancelled

The annual Wildstone Colours4Kids Run in aid of OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre is cancelled

COVID-19: Wildstone’s Colours4Kids cancelled
Air Canada suspending service between Vancouver and Penticton

Air Canada suspending service between Vancouver and Penticton

Service halting for one month, starting April 1, as a result of COVID-19 pandemic

Air Canada suspending service between Vancouver and Penticton
The Care Closet Thrift Store has indefinitely closed its doors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The non-profit store raises money for several organizations in Penticton. (Mark Brett - Western News)

COVID-19: Care Closet shuts its doors

The Care Closet Thrift Store shuts doors indefinitely over COVID-19 pandemic

The Care Closet Thrift Store has indefinitely closed its doors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The non-profit store raises money for several organizations in Penticton. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Discovery House soup lunches pick up or delivery only

Discovery House soup lunches pick up or delivery only

The weekly (Friday) Discovery House gourmet soup lunches are available only for pick up or delivery

Discovery House soup lunches pick up or delivery only
COVID-19: Penticton long-term care centres quick to put visitation restrictions in place

COVID-19: Penticton long-term care centres quick to put visitation restrictions in place

Long-term care facilities begin visitation restrictions ahead of government announcement

COVID-19: Penticton long-term care centres quick to put visitation restrictions in place
Front counter closure at Summerland RCMP

Front counter closure at Summerland RCMP

The front counter of the RCMP Summerland detachment is closed to non-essential services

Front counter closure at Summerland RCMP
COVID-19: SORCO annual open house postponed

COVID-19: SORCO annual open house postponed

The SORCO Raptor Rehab Centre is postponing its open house indefinitely

COVID-19: SORCO annual open house postponed
Debris fire kept from spreading to nearby house in Naramata

Debris fire kept from spreading to nearby house in Naramata

Naramata fire crews prevented a debris fire from spreading to a nearby house and trailer.

Debris fire kept from spreading to nearby house in Naramata
Apex Mountain Resort remains open for now and management his implemented some precautionary measures for those taking to the slopes in the face of the COVID-19 virus threat. (Mark Brett - Western News)

COVID-19: Two Okanagan ski hills remain open

Ski hills in the areas of Penticton, Oliver and Kelowna remain open in the face of COVID-19

Apex Mountain Resort remains open for now and management his implemented some precautionary measures for those taking to the slopes in the face of the COVID-19 virus threat. (Mark Brett - Western News)
COVID-19 has resulted in a number of other postponements and cancellations. (File photo)

COVID-19: Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre closed until further notice

COVID-19 continues to results in more closures locally

COVID-19 has resulted in a number of other postponements and cancellations. (File photo)
Vees sign Connecticut blueliner for 2020/21 season

Vees sign Connecticut blueliner for 2020/21 season

The Penticton Vees announced they have signed defenceman Jason Marsella

Vees sign Connecticut blueliner for 2020/21 season
Celebration of life service for Brayden Kuroda postponed

Celebration of life service for Brayden Kuroda postponed

COVID-19 concerns result in postponement of celebration of life service for Brayden Kuroda

Celebration of life service for Brayden Kuroda postponed
Brayden’s spirit shines at mountain tribute

Brayden’s spirit shines at mountain tribute

Hundreds turned up at Apex Mountain Resort March 14 to pay tribute to the late Brayden Kuroda

Brayden’s spirit shines at mountain tribute
Dr. Karin Goodison, a medical health officer with Interior Health, urged the public to listen only to medical officials about what to do during this pandemic. (Kitsap Public Health District photo)

COVID-19: Medical health officer condemns ‘alarmist’ article

A medical health officer with Interior Health upset at article projecting Okanagan COVID-19 deaths

Dr. Karin Goodison, a medical health officer with Interior Health, urged the public to listen only to medical officials about what to do during this pandemic. (Kitsap Public Health District photo)
Penticton Soupateria dining room shutting down March 16

Penticton Soupateria dining room shutting down March 16

COVID-19: In an effort to reduce client-volunteer contact the Soupateria dining room will be closed

Penticton Soupateria dining room shutting down March 16
David Silye breaks in on teammates Steve Holtz (right) and Evan McIntyre during a practice March 12 at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Mark Brett - Western News)

BCHL suspends 2020 playoffs until further notice

Games and hockey-related activity have been cancelled until further notice, due to COVID-19

David Silye breaks in on teammates Steve Holtz (right) and Evan McIntyre during a practice March 12 at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Woman reported missing, Penticton RCMP seek help

Woman reported missing, Penticton RCMP seek help

Kaeleigh Eden-Fiddler, 26, is missing and police are asking the public for help in finding her

Woman reported missing, Penticton RCMP seek help
Spring is in the air at museum Playtime

Spring is in the air at museum Playtime

The Penticton Museum & Archives is hosting Playtime March 12

Spring is in the air at museum Playtime