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Penticton Up N’ Atom tournament win for Jr. Vees

Penticton Up N’ Atom tournament win for Jr. Vees

Two Penticton teams met in the final of the weekend tournament

Penticton Up N’ Atom tournament win for Jr. Vees
Cyclist suffers serious injuries in hit and run

Cyclist suffers serious injuries in hit and run

Penticton RCMP continue to look for the driver of a truck that struck a cyclist and left the scene

Cyclist suffers serious injuries in hit and run
No one injured in Similkameen shooting

No one injured in Similkameen shooting

RCMP called to a Hedley residence early Friday morning after reports of shots fired

No one injured in Similkameen shooting
Penticton wins third junior hockey start

Penticton wins third junior hockey start

The Penticton Vees are back to their winning ways collecting a third straight BCHL victory.

Penticton wins third junior hockey start
Deaths of five bears in Penticton ‘a wake-up call’

Deaths of five bears in Penticton ‘a wake-up call’

Euthanization of five bears in Penticton Thursday has emotions running high in the city

Deaths of five bears in Penticton ‘a wake-up call’
CO’s in South Okanagan getting the ‘bear’ facts out

CO’s in South Okanagan getting the ‘bear’ facts out

The campaign to educate the public on bear attractants is moving ahead slowly

CO’s in South Okanagan getting the ‘bear’ facts out
Coming for a landing, the morning Air Canada Express flight arrives Wednesday at Penticton Regional Airport. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Penticton-bound plane forced to return to Vancouver

It’s the third flight in three weeks that has been unable to land at Penticton Regional Airport.

Coming for a landing, the morning Air Canada Express flight arrives Wednesday at Penticton Regional Airport. (Mark Brett - Western News)
SOREB brings back Warm up the Winter campaign

SOREB brings back Warm up the Winter campaign

South Okanagan Real Estate Board seeking donations of clothing and blankets

SOREB brings back Warm up the Winter campaign
Penticton Search and Rescue locate missing man

Penticton Search and Rescue locate missing man

Penticton Search and Rescue with air support from Elcipse Helicopters find missing hunter

Penticton Search and Rescue locate missing man
Fashion show for a cause in Penticton

Fashion show for a cause in Penticton

The Dragonfly Pond Society is holding it’s fashion show celebrating the uniqueness of special kids

Fashion show for a cause in Penticton
Penticton field hockey team in Valley finals

Penticton field hockey team in Valley finals

Princess Margaret Mustangs girls field hockey team looking for berth in provincials

Penticton field hockey team in Valley finals
Penticton’s choice to host 2021 Centennial Cup well grounded

Penticton’s choice to host 2021 Centennial Cup well grounded

The strength runs deep throughout the Vees organization and the city in landing Centennial Cup

Penticton’s choice to host 2021 Centennial Cup well grounded
NDP candidate Richard Cannings was greeted enthusiastically by his supporters, including Lynn Kelsey, after the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding was called in his favour. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Richard Cannings re-elected in South Okanagan-West Kootenay

It was a close race with Conservative challenger Helena Konanz

NDP candidate Richard Cannings was greeted enthusiastically by his supporters, including Lynn Kelsey, after the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding was called in his favour. (Mark Brett - Western News)
South Okanaga SPCA receives over $21,000 from Penticton fundraiser

South Okanaga SPCA receives over $21,000 from Penticton fundraiser

Barry Zarudenec almost single handedly raised over $21,000 for the South Okanagan Similkameen SPCA

South Okanaga SPCA receives over $21,000 from Penticton fundraiser
South Okanagan zone championships Oct.21

South Okanagan zone championships Oct.21

The Princess Margaret Mustangs are headed to the south zone field hockey finals

South Okanagan zone championships Oct.21
South Okanagan’s first swim meet of the season

South Okanagan’s first swim meet of the season

The Penticton KISU Swim Club is hosting its first meet of the season this weekend

South Okanagan’s first swim meet of the season
Charles wows them at iconic South Okanagan venue

Charles wows them at iconic South Okanagan venue

Blues musician Michael Charles played to a sold-out crowd at the Dream Café Saturday

Charles wows them at iconic South Okanagan venue
Appreciation for South Okanagan first responders

Appreciation for South Okanagan first responders

The Penticton Western News and the Penticton Vees are giving first responders free hockey tickets

Appreciation for South Okanagan first responders
PUMPKIN POWER                                Pumpkins were lit on fire and hurled through the air during the annual annual Flamin’ Pumpkin Chunkin’ at Saxon Estate Winery in Summerland.                                (Black Press file photo)

Flaming pumpkins set to fly in Summerland

The annual Flamin’ Pumpkin Chunkin’ takes place at Saxon Estate Winery

PUMPKIN POWER                                Pumpkins were lit on fire and hurled through the air during the annual annual Flamin’ Pumpkin Chunkin’ at Saxon Estate Winery in Summerland.                                (Black Press file photo)
Woman misses family Thanksgiving after flight turns back from Penticton Airport

Woman misses family Thanksgiving after flight turns back from Penticton Airport

Second flight in two weeks turns back to Calgary

Woman misses family Thanksgiving after flight turns back from Penticton Airport