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Penticton lacrosse players net B.C. Games nod

Penticton lacrosse players net B.C. Games nod

A trio of athletes will be looking to return to the podium at the B.C. Summer Games in Abbotsford this summer.

Penticton lacrosse players net B.C. Games nod
Former women’s hockey national team member to coach at OHA

Former women’s hockey national team member to coach at OHA

Delaney Collins will serve as an assistant coach for both the female prep team and the newly-formed female varsity team.

Former women’s hockey national team member to coach at OHA
Penticton Vees

Penticton Vees run for title starts now

Penticton Vees spring camp takes place this week as the team gears up for next season.

Penticton Vees
Okanagan College Automotive Service students on the podium at Skills BC. From left to right: Hugo Beaumier-Martin (bronze)

Penticton students medal at Skills BC

Okanagan College had a very successful Skills B.C. competition and Penticton played a large role in it’s success.

Okanagan College Automotive Service students on the podium at Skills BC. From left to right: Hugo Beaumier-Martin (bronze)
PENTICTON’S GRAHAM MILLAR played his 200th career regular season game in the Western Hockey League just before the Everett Silvertips went on their playoff run.

Milestone significant for Pentictonite

Graham Millar hits 200 regular season games in the Western Hockey League

PENTICTON’S GRAHAM MILLAR played his 200th career regular season game in the Western Hockey League just before the Everett Silvertips went on their playoff run.
MLA Dan Ashton and Lisa Scott of the Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society look at some of the mussels which are trying to be kept out of B.C. waters. The province announced Wednesday Penticton will be the site of one of eight new inspection stations.

City station will be line of defence against invasive species

Penticton will be the location of one of eight new mussel inspection stations including some along the Alberta and U.S. borders.

MLA Dan Ashton and Lisa Scott of the Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society look at some of the mussels which are trying to be kept out of B.C. waters. The province announced Wednesday Penticton will be the site of one of eight new inspection stations.
Ginny Weiler (middle) aka R Skullywag

Pistoleras ready to roll into first derby

On Saturday, the Penticton Pistoleras will be hosting it’s first of three roller derby bouts this year.

Ginny Weiler (middle) aka R Skullywag
Okanagan Nighthawks hockey team skate to silver medal

Okanagan Nighthawks hockey team skate to silver medal

The Okanagan Nighthawks claimed silver on home ice at the Icebreaker Tournament over the Easter long weekend.

Okanagan Nighthawks hockey team skate to silver medal
Competitor Leslie Spohr on the Powerline Trail — part of the Nordic ski stage — at the 2015 Ramada Elevator Race.

Competition elevating for multi-sport event

On Saturday, over 100 athletes will be taking part in the Penticton Ramada Elevator Race, which sees its course rise over 6,000 feet.

Competitor Leslie Spohr on the Powerline Trail — part of the Nordic ski stage — at the 2015 Ramada Elevator Race.
The Penticton Pinnacles are hosting a tournament at King's Park over the Easter weekend.

Penticton Pinnacles hit the pitch for tournament

The soccer pitches at King’s Park will be buzzing this weekend as the Penticton Pinnacles first matches of the year take place.

The Penticton Pinnacles are hosting a tournament at King's Park over the Easter weekend.
The Penticton Museum is putting together an exhibit about childhood memories of Penticton.

Residents asked to share their childhood stories with museum

The Penticton Museum is putting together an exhibit about Penticton.

The Penticton Museum is putting together an exhibit about childhood memories of Penticton.
World-class dancers hit the SOEC stage for Dangerous Games

World-class dancers hit the SOEC stage for Dangerous Games

The esteemed production Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games will be making a stop at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

World-class dancers hit the SOEC stage for Dangerous Games
Hank 'Unlce Wiggly' Lionhart

Uncle Wiggly turns up the heat in Penticton

The Dream Café in Penticton will be hosting B.C.’s representatives at the 2015 Memphis Blues Challenge on Friday and Saturday.

Hank 'Unlce Wiggly' Lionhart
Penticton artist Kristine Lee works on one of her works at her South Main Street home studio this week. She will be one of the exhibitors at the March 18 Steampunk art show put on by the Penticton Art Gallery and held at the SS Sicamous.

Steampunk dance party and art exhibit opening in Penticton

For the second and final time, the Penticton Art Gallery will be holding an exhibition opening and steampunk-themed dance party.

Penticton artist Kristine Lee works on one of her works at her South Main Street home studio this week. She will be one of the exhibitors at the March 18 Steampunk art show put on by the Penticton Art Gallery and held at the SS Sicamous.

Healthy Living Fair puts finger on the pulses

This year, the Okanagan-Similkameen Healthy Living Fair will have a focus on diet.

Tanja Kranz (laying on the ice) from the Osoyoos and Oliver Search and Rescue teaches kids from the South Okanagan Boys and Girls Club how to pull themselves from water during their ice certification at the Kids Gone Wild event on Sunday.

South Okanagan kids break the ice with Similkameen Wild

Over 20 youth took part in the first Kids Gone Wild ice fishing derby, which was hosted and organized by the Similkameen Wild Society.

Tanja Kranz (laying on the ice) from the Osoyoos and Oliver Search and Rescue teaches kids from the South Okanagan Boys and Girls Club how to pull themselves from water during their ice certification at the Kids Gone Wild event on Sunday.
Noah Spence of Penticton gets good air on his second jump on the course.

Successful season for Apex Ski Club

The club had current skiers and alumni participating at the Junior Nationals and Senior Nationals.

Noah Spence of Penticton gets good air on his second jump on the course.
Great Big Show heading to Cleland

Great Big Show heading to Cleland

Characters from beloved kids cartoons including the Backyardigans and Franklin and Friends are coming to the Cleland Theatre.

Great Big Show heading to Cleland

Brewski brings brews to Apex

Skiers won’t be the only ones showing off what they can do at Apex Ski Resort on Feb. 13.

Okanagan-Similkameen school district balances deficit with surplus fund

The 2015-16 budget for the Okanagan-Similkameen School District has a lot of red in it.