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‘Sing Me a Song’ about B.C. for a chance at $1,000 contest prize

Entries due by March 30 for lieutenant-governor’s British Columbia-themed competition

VIDEO: Elk parade on Vancouver Island is awesome sight

They’re out in force for a morning stroll. Check out some of Youbou’s famous elk.

Osoyoos Desert Society hosts conservation education programs

Documentary film screenings followed by guest speaker/presentations featuring conservation

JoeAnna’s House fundraising campaign reaches $4.5 million

Offering ‘home away from home’ for families of KGH patients

Public asked to report bat sightings

White nose syndrome leads to bats flying in winter or death.

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Song penned for Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton

Curling Time released to celebrate Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton

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Taking kindness to a new level
YES Project finally gets home, sweet home
Couple carve out a Christmas tradition
Cover With Kindness Penticton

B.C. husband and wife honoured for saving each other’s lives

Couple presented with Vital Link Awards for quick use of CPR

What’s happening

Find out what events are taking place in your community this weekend

Does your pet dread going to the vet?

B.C. SPCA’s Penticton Veterinary Hospital launches new approach to caring for animals

Vernon RCMP officer donates time to Penticton hockey fundraiser

Cpl. Yannick Lescarbeau’s efforts raise money for BC Children’s Hospital

  • Jan 10th, 2018

An ongoing struggle with poverty

Summerland woman relies on regular support from food bank

Silverstar ‘promposal’ caught on tape

A Vernon teen enlisted the help of Silverstar to pull off the perfect promposal

Photos: Springers balancing fun and exercise

Penticton gym lets kids explore the gymnastics equipment

Winter Classic Hockey Jamboree wins big for BC Children’s Hospital

This event started four years ago and has taken more momentum every year.

What’s happening

Find out what is taking place in your community this weekend, with Anna Zeitner

  • Jan 5th, 2018

Renovations to save on low-income heating bills

Some units at the Columbus Park social housing in Penticton have seen $350 bills for a month

Scotties curling fans in Penticton will have shot at new vehicle

Curling fans will be given the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a 2018 Ford Escape

Bursting into the new year

A Penticton photographer caught this great shot on New Year’s Eve

Bluebird days on Apex Mountain

Check out what skiers are excited for on Apex Mountain near Penticton

Small businesses recognized in the Okanagan-Shuswap

Valley First recognizes local businesses in the 2017 Fan Choice Awards

  • Jan 3rd, 2018