Mark Brett

Locals ‘unsung heroes of South Okanagan set up and take down

Locals ‘unsung heroes of South Okanagan set up and take down

Large numbers of local workers benefit from the big productions that come to Penticton each year.

Locals ‘unsung heroes of South Okanagan set up and take down
South Okanagan swimmers and coach off to Euro 2020 in Belgium

South Okanagan swimmers and coach off to Euro 2020 in Belgium

Three members of the KISU Swim Club are headed to Belgium to compete in the Euro 2020 meet

South Okanagan swimmers and coach off to Euro 2020 in Belgium
Third South Okanagan show added for PAW Patrol Live!

Third South Okanagan show added for PAW Patrol Live!

A third show was announced for the PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure show at the SOEC

Third South Okanagan show added for PAW Patrol Live!
Vees net winner in overtime in Okanagan match up

Vees net winner in overtime in Okanagan match up

The Penticton Vees needed overtime to defeat the Vernon Vipers in Vernon

Vees net winner in overtime in Okanagan match up
South Okanagan man picks Seniors’ Drop-In Centre for donation

South Okanagan man picks Seniors’ Drop-In Centre for donation

Penticton man gives his $1,000 prize money to the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre

South Okanagan man picks Seniors’ Drop-In Centre for donation
Tim Hodgkinson and his son Wills walk down the hallway at B.C. Children’s Hospital in Vancouver. (Contributed)

Nine-year-old Penticton boy fighting cancer with a smile

Tim Hodgkinson is in Vancouver with his son Wills who suffered a cancer relapse.

Tim Hodgkinson and his son Wills walk down the hallway at B.C. Children’s Hospital in Vancouver. (Contributed)
Long-term lease of city parkland off the table in south Okanagan

Long-term lease of city parkland off the table in south Okanagan

The K’ul Group and City of Penticton now looking at options other than a long-term lease of parkland

Long-term lease of city parkland off the table in south Okanagan
South Okanagan structure fire under investigation

South Okanagan structure fire under investigation

A structure fire near Keremeos resulted in the closure of Highway 3 Tuesday night.

South Okanagan structure fire under investigation
Two half-million-dollar Lotto Max tickets sold in south central Interior

Two half-million-dollar Lotto Max tickets sold in south central Interior

Two tickets for $500,000 sold in south central Interior

Two half-million-dollar Lotto Max tickets sold in south central Interior
Niedermayer is a chip off the old block

Niedermayer is a chip off the old block

Penticton Vees Jackson Niedermayer named B.C. Hockey League Player of the Week.

Niedermayer is a chip off the old block
We Will Rock You brings down the house at South Okanagan venue

We Will Rock You brings down the house at South Okanagan venue

The high-energy performance of We Will Rock You played at the South Okanagan Events Centre Friday.

We Will Rock You brings down the house at South Okanagan venue
Reward offered in Beaverdell bear killing

Reward offered in Beaverdell bear killing

Fur-Bearers is offering a reward for information about the killing of a black bear in Beaverdell

Reward offered in Beaverdell bear killing
Penticton Vees have a vision for 2020

Penticton Vees have a vision for 2020

The Penticton Vees kicked off 2020 with a New Year’s Day victory over Vernon

Penticton Vees have a vision for 2020
First local baby of the new decade arrived New Year’s evening at Penticton Regional Hospital

First local baby of the new decade arrived New Year’s evening at Penticton Regional Hospital

Penticton Regional Hospital’s first baby of the New Year, a boy, arrived Wednesday evening

First local baby of the new decade arrived New Year’s evening at Penticton Regional Hospital
Near balmy conditions for South Okanagan Polar Bear Dip

Near balmy conditions for South Okanagan Polar Bear Dip

The 35th annual Polar Bear Dip organized by the Summerland Kinsemen Club was a hit with all ages.

Near balmy conditions for South Okanagan Polar Bear Dip
Long-running hit stage show We Will Rock You coming to South Okanagan

Long-running hit stage show We Will Rock You coming to South Okanagan

A mild-mannered high school English teacher by day, Kevin Doe’s nighttime alter-ego…

Long-running hit stage show We Will Rock You coming to South Okanagan
South Okanagan feast fit for a king and queen

South Okanagan feast fit for a king and queen

Bogner’s of Penticton is once again hosting its annual medieval feast

South Okanagan feast fit for a king and queen
Protestors gather at a sit-in on June 4 outside of Penticton’s city hall to express their disapproval of the no sitting or lying on the sidewalk bylaw which was passed into effect by council shortly after the event. (Jordyn Thomson - Western News)

July: Homeless building camps on city property

Looking back at our biggest stories from each month in 2019

Protestors gather at a sit-in on June 4 outside of Penticton’s city hall to express their disapproval of the no sitting or lying on the sidewalk bylaw which was passed into effect by council shortly after the event. (Jordyn Thomson - Western News)
Protestors gather at a sit-in on June 4 outside of Penticton’s city hall to express their disapproval of the no sitting or lying on the sidewalk bylaw which was passed into effect by council shortly after the event. (Jordyn Thomson - Western News)

June: City council at odds with homeless

Looking back at our biggest stories from each month in 2019

Protestors gather at a sit-in on June 4 outside of Penticton’s city hall to express their disapproval of the no sitting or lying on the sidewalk bylaw which was passed into effect by council shortly after the event. (Jordyn Thomson - Western News)
Koda and Robin Edgar Haworth did a trek along the Highway of Tears. (Submitted)

May: City mourns philanthropist

Looking back at our biggest stories from each month in 2019

Koda and Robin Edgar Haworth did a trek along the Highway of Tears. (Submitted)