Mark Brett

To lend a helping hand when it matters

Sometimes a story can make a big difference in the lives of many people

Athlete of the Week: Austin Afonso

Penticton Western News/Canadian Tire athlete of the week

Penticton Lakers basketball lose heartbreaker at Christmas Classic

The Penticton Lakers senior boys basketball team hosting tournament

Volunteers step up to warm the hearts and fill tummies in Penticton

A group of volunteers had a special Christmas dinner for the less fortunate in Nanaimo Square

Photos: Penticton schools celebrate Christmas with concerts

Parkway and Carmi elementary schools put on special holiday concerts to celebrate the season

Okanagan teen tearing up the cross country circuit

Penticton’s Fred Albrechtson is off to a strong start in his cross-country ski season

Okanagan high school team racks up a pair of league victories

The Pen High Lakers senior girls finish the year with a pair of wins

Okanagan businesses recognized as Valley First Fan Choice winners

Local businesses win Valley First Fan Choice awards for 2018.

Athlete of the week: Koleton Phipps

Penticton Western News/Canadian Tire athlete of the week

Locals in the mix with top skiers on World Cup course at Apex

Fog forced cancellation of the final day of the Toyo Canadian Selections at Apex Mountain Resort

Penticton Peach takes on a brightly-lit holiday decor

Light Up the Peach generates thousands of dollars in support of hospital expansion

Christmas wish for Mirielle: love and carpets

Mirielle was born with misshapen back legs and after a tough life on the streets, is looking for a forever home.

Big air and big dreams on the mountain at Apex this weekend

Apex Mountain is the site of this weekend’s Canada Cup FIS Series Canadian Selections event.

Penticton Lakers rally from late deficit for basketball tournament win

The Penticton Lakers senior boys basketball squad scores come-from-behind tournament win

Okanagan player earns nod as BC Hockey League Player of the Month

James Miller was named BC Hockey League Player of the Month for November.

Christmas classic comes to ‘life’ on stage at Okanagan church

A father and daughter have been cast in their first play at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

Okanagan Discovery House shedding the light on addiction and removing the stigma

The annual awareness and fundraising campaign underway for Discovery House

Okanagan swim club members burning the midnight oil in the pool

Members of the KISU Swim Club took part in the 24-hour relay

Kelowna Owls upset Belmont to win B.C. girls volleyball championship

Kelowna Owls knock off number one Belmont to win girls BC volleyball championship

Okanagan health care pro’s get their just desserts – popcorn

BC Transplant volunteers give their thanks to Penticton Regional Hospital staff