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Cowork Penticton co-owner Jennifer Vincent (left) said partnerships with organizations and collaborations on projects provides a richness for their client’s experiences.

Small Business Month: Cowork is blooming in Penticton

Community is the heart and measure of Cowork Penticton's success

Cowork Penticton co-owner Jennifer Vincent (left) said partnerships with organizations and collaborations on projects provides a richness for their client’s experiences.
Kelvin Browne returns to museum that ignited his passion

Kelvin Browne returns to museum that ignited his passion

When a former Penticton resident was growing up the museum was a place for friendly discourse and enlightening conversations.

Kelvin Browne returns to museum that ignited his passion
Carolyn Mark is promising a one-of-a-kind performance at the Dream Café  in Penticton on Oct. 18.

Carolyn Mark promises stellar show at Dream Café

Mark said she’s excited to have the chance to be among the many that have been featured in Penticton at the Dream Café.

Carolyn Mark is promising a one-of-a-kind performance at the Dream Café  in Penticton on Oct. 18.

Author gives second opinion on heart health

Improving cardiovascular health requires more than simply subscribing to a healthy diet and active lifestyle.

Rita Chiarelli is performing at the Dream Café for three nights. The show is sold out for Sept. 26 and 27

Chiarelli sings the prison house blues

Canadian blues singer Rita Chiarelli's musical film project inspired hope to inmates serving life sentences.

Rita Chiarelli is performing at the Dream Café for three nights. The show is sold out for Sept. 26 and 27
Volunteer organizers Lois Dunham (left) and Judy MacKenzie of a Parkinson's support group look over material at the recent inaugural meeting at the Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle recently.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Group support benefits family caregivers

Judy MacKenzie and Lois Dunham are the contact people for the Penticton Parkinson’s Care Partners Group.

Volunteer organizers Lois Dunham (left) and Judy MacKenzie of a Parkinson's support group look over material at the recent inaugural meeting at the Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle recently.
Encaustic artists Judy Byers

Waxing Poetic unveiled at Shatford

A variety of innovative wax works will be on display as part of an upcoming art show opening Sept. 25 at the Shatford Centre.

Encaustic artists Judy Byers
Comedians armed with jokes for fundraiser evening

Comedians armed with jokes for fundraiser evening

On Sept. 27, comedians will be at the Barking Parrot for the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan’s annual fundraiser.

Comedians armed with jokes for fundraiser evening

APPIES & ENTREES: Uncorking friendships amongst the vines

Where there’s wine around, it’s likely I’ll be found.

Young paddlers ply the waters of Okanagan Lake this week in one of four of the original war canoes owned by the city and recently restored. The Steamfest Regatta and Antique Boat Show

Steamfest Regatta hits Okanagan lake

Organizers of the Steamfest Regatta and Antique Boat Show running Sept. 19 to 21 hope to re-capture the aquatic spirit of the early 1900s.

Young paddlers ply the waters of Okanagan Lake this week in one of four of the original war canoes owned by the city and recently restored. The Steamfest Regatta and Antique Boat Show
Silver Screen Scoundrels take the Dream Café stage

Silver Screen Scoundrels take the Dream Café stage

Brandon Isaak and Keith Picot share a love for music and a creativity that has extended into being the stars of their own silent films.

Silver Screen Scoundrels take the Dream Café stage
Manager/curator Peter Ord of the Penticton of the Penticton Museum and Archives is leaving his position after nearly 10 years at the beginning of October to take a new job at the  Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria.

Bittersweet goodbye for Penticton Museum curator

Peter Ord, the curator and manger of the Penticton Museum, has accepted a position with the Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria.

Manager/curator Peter Ord of the Penticton of the Penticton Museum and Archives is leaving his position after nearly 10 years at the beginning of October to take a new job at the  Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria.
Kenton Gilchrist

Lifestyle series captures Wine Country

A new lifestyle series about the Okanagan's wine country is looking to get picked up by cable TV.

Kenton Gilchrist
Brent Fitzgerald laces up wife Lisa's walking shoes in preparation for this year's annual Terry Fox Run which begins at the S.S. Sicamous on Sunday

Terry Fox Run registration open

Many ways to register for the Penticton Terry Fox Run Aug. 14.

Brent Fitzgerald laces up wife Lisa's walking shoes in preparation for this year's annual Terry Fox Run which begins at the S.S. Sicamous on Sunday
Marilyn Keller of the Black Swan Classic Jazz Band performs a song during one of the group's sets on the weekend at the annual Pentastic Jazz Festival in Penticton.

Pentastic Jazz Fest gets injection of youth

One of the most notable things at this year's Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival was the youthful flavour at the event.

Marilyn Keller of the Black Swan Classic Jazz Band performs a song during one of the group's sets on the weekend at the annual Pentastic Jazz Festival in Penticton.
Owner Diana Stirling of LocoLanding Adventure Park lines up this putt on the mini golf course with the help of Penticton Western News editor Kristi Patton during practice for the Sept. 17 free day of golf. The Western News and LocoLanding are partnering to provide the golf for people who are able to offer a cash donation or non-perishable food item which will go to the Salvation Army Community Food Bank. Golf will be available from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on that day.

Mini-golf swings for charity

Families can putter around for free if they bring a food bank item to LocoLanding Adventure Park on Sept. 17.

Owner Diana Stirling of LocoLanding Adventure Park lines up this putt on the mini golf course with the help of Penticton Western News editor Kristi Patton during practice for the Sept. 17 free day of golf. The Western News and LocoLanding are partnering to provide the golf for people who are able to offer a cash donation or non-perishable food item which will go to the Salvation Army Community Food Bank. Golf will be available from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on that day.
Penticton-based Invictus wins another CCMA

Penticton-based Invictus wins another CCMA

Jim Cressman takes home second consecutive award for booking agency of the year from Canadian Country Music Association

Penticton-based Invictus wins another CCMA
Members of the Penmar Community Arts Society stand outside of what will be known as the Valley First Community Arts Centre on Martin Street. From left is president Jim Morrison

Penmar ready for Fall opening

Work continues to progress on the re-vamped downtown Penmar cinema on Martin St. which plans to screen movies this fall.

Members of the Penmar Community Arts Society stand outside of what will be known as the Valley First Community Arts Centre on Martin Street. From left is president Jim Morrison
Cynthia and David Enns of the Laughing Stock Winery in their shipping room at their Naramata Road location.

Wine will flow to Saskatchewan

South Okanagan winery owners say removal of barriers for shipping wine across B.C. and Saskatchewan is a step in the right direction.

Cynthia and David Enns of the Laughing Stock Winery in their shipping room at their Naramata Road location.
A fundraiser is being held on Saturday for three-year-old Ruby Lou Robinson (middle) who has cystic fibrosis. Her parents

Big To-Do for Ruby Lou

Penticton family hosting fundraiser to help with costs associated with their daughter's fight with cystic fibrosis.

A fundraiser is being held on Saturday for three-year-old Ruby Lou Robinson (middle) who has cystic fibrosis. Her parents