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Mustangs finishes with split in BC Bball championships

Mustangs finishes with split in BC Bball championships

The Princess Margaret Mustangs finished the AA boys basketball season at the provincial finals

Mustangs finishes with split in BC Bball championships
Military and sport together at Penticton Museum

Military and sport together at Penticton Museum

Featured museum exhibit shows link between sports and the Canadian military since 19th century

Military and sport together at Penticton Museum
Penticton fire crews knock down vehicle fire

Penticton fire crews knock down vehicle fire

The Penticton Fire Department responded to multiple calls of a vehicle in flames on South Main St.

Penticton fire crews knock down vehicle fire
Tanzanian orphans big winners in exhibition hockey game

Tanzanian orphans big winners in exhibition hockey game

Staff, students and even some RCMP members came together to raise money for work in Tanzania

Tanzanian orphans big winners in exhibition hockey game
KISU swimmers in the groove at winter regionals

KISU swimmers in the groove at winter regionals

The KISU Swim Club turned in a strong showing at the recent winter regional meet in Salmon Arm

KISU swimmers in the groove at winter regionals
Brayden Kuroda of Penticton passed away Feb.17 at age 19. He is remembered for his “infectious smile” having touched many people in his short life. (File photo)

Brayden Kuroda remembered as talented and kind-hearted, with infectious smile

Celebration of life will take place March 30 at the Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre

Brayden Kuroda of Penticton passed away Feb.17 at age 19. He is remembered for his “infectious smile” having touched many people in his short life. (File photo)
Vees win in overtime to clinch Interior Division quarter finals

Vees win in overtime to clinch Interior Division quarter finals

The Penticton Vees needed overtime to win their quarter final playoff series against West Kelowna

Vees win in overtime to clinch Interior Division quarter finals
Village seniors take on Penticton Vees in fun hockey game

Village seniors take on Penticton Vees in fun hockey game

“Life should be about nonstop growth. Whether you’re 40, 60, 80 or even 100 years old…” - Gary Doi

Village seniors take on Penticton Vees in fun hockey game
Cops and Maggie to battle it out on the ice in March 4 fundraiser

Cops and Maggie to battle it out on the ice in March 4 fundraiser

Penticton RCMP will play an exhibition game with staff and students of Princess Margaret for charity

Cops and Maggie to battle it out on the ice in March 4 fundraiser
Earlier departures, later arrivals coming for Penticton Regional Airport

Earlier departures, later arrivals coming for Penticton Regional Airport

Starting in May the Air Canada Jazz service between Penticton and Vancouver will change

Earlier departures, later arrivals coming for Penticton Regional Airport
News’ staffers finalists in B.C. Yukon awards

News’ staffers finalists in B.C. Yukon awards

Western News editor Phil McLachlan and photographer Mark Brett finalists in Ma Murray Awards

News’ staffers finalists in B.C. Yukon awards
The majesty of dance and illusion comes to life on stage

The majesty of dance and illusion comes to life on stage

Celtic Illusion; the magic of dance performed at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

The majesty of dance and illusion comes to life on stage
KISU recognizes Swimmers of the Month

KISU recognizes Swimmers of the Month

Five members of the KISU Swim Club were recently recognized for their efforts

KISU recognizes Swimmers of the Month
Vees push Warriors to the brink of elimination with 9-2 win

Vees push Warriors to the brink of elimination with 9-2 win

The Penticton Vees made it three games in a row and are now in a position to sweep the Warriors

Vees push Warriors to the brink of elimination with 9-2 win
Brief respite for Wills in cancer battle

Brief respite for Wills in cancer battle

Nine-year-old Wills Hodgkinson gets to come home from B.C. Children’s Hospital

Brief respite for Wills in cancer battle
Pause for Pints for Paws on March 22

Pause for Pints for Paws on March 22

The local branch of the BC SPCA is hosting it’s annual fundraiser at the Barking Parrot

Pause for Pints for Paws on March 22
Man missing in the South Okanagan located

Man missing in the South Okanagan located

Victor Genero has been located according to RCMP. He was last seen in Penticton on Feb. 24.

Man missing in the South Okanagan located
South Okanagan mayors put their BCHL jerseys on the line

South Okanagan mayors put their BCHL jerseys on the line

Mayors of Penticton and West Kelowna make a “friendly” wager on the BCHL series outcome.

South Okanagan mayors put their BCHL jerseys on the line
Vees have a short-handed romp over visiting West Kelowna Warriors

Vees have a short-handed romp over visiting West Kelowna Warriors

The Penticton Vees scored three short-handed goals to take a 1-0 series lead over West Kelowna

Vees have a short-handed romp over visiting West Kelowna Warriors
RCMP at the apartment building where a man was killed on the morning of April 26, 2017. Crown has since stayed the manslaughter charge against the accused. (file photo)

Charges discontinued in 2017 shooting death of Penticton man

The manslaughter charge against Sylvain Demers has been stayed by Crown

RCMP at the apartment building where a man was killed on the morning of April 26, 2017. Crown has since stayed the manslaughter charge against the accused. (file photo)