Community

Penticton Vees recognized on and off ice success

The awards were given out following their Saturday night win.

  • Feb 23, 2020

Dale family was prominent in Summerland’s past

Ruth Dale taught for many years

PHOTOS: Celebrating diversity in Penticton

Seventh annual OneWorld Festival celebrates the worlds of different cultures in the South Okanagan.

  • Feb 23, 2020

‘Let’s talk dirty’ a guide to easy composting at home

Composting at home has great benefits and can be made easy, says waste management expert.

Massoudi’s memoir on the table at Brown Bag Lecture Series

Mehrnaz Massoudi will be the presenter at the Feb. 25 Penticton Museum Brown Bag Lecture Series

Keremeos RCMP report significant decreases in crime in 2019

Almost every category reported saw decreases compared to 2018.

  • Feb 21, 2020
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Raccoons cause ruckas on roof in Penticton
Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail
Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard

Black Press Media newspaper donates archives to UBCO

Sister publication Kelowna Capital News donated materials dating from 1980 to 2000

Eugene the goat feared taken from Shuswap community

Nigerian Dwarf goat may have been picked up by a motorist

Swinging with the Stars: Team Crimson

Swinging with the Stars raises funds for the Central Okanagan Hospice Association

AlleyCATS Okanagan: Pet of the week

Meet Softy a five-year-old Himalayan cat available for adoption

  • Feb 19, 2020

Penticton Skaha Community Projects Society donates to St. John Ambulance

The donation of $800 allows for free CPR and defibrillator training classes.

Summerland’s Beer house recognized for heritage value

Building on Jubilee Road was constructed more than a century ago

Hidden treasures of the Curiosity Shop

Antique Chinese furniture carved by hand is the first of many interesting finds in Keremeos

  • Feb 19, 2020

City upgrades accessible change rooms

Improvements made to two change rooms at the community centre.

What’s in a name? The story of Revelstoke’s Mt. Begbie

It’s likely the iconic peak had several Indigenous peoples’ names before settlers arrived

Meet the ultimate Penticton Vees fan

Jon Race owns an epic collection of Vees jerseys and hasn’t missed a home game in 15 years.

Mink farm once operated in Summerland

From 1967 to 1973, the Nielsen family raised mink

City of Penticton to host annual Family Day event

Wondering what to do with the extra day off?

Oliver man in desperate need of kidney donor

“Getting a new kidney would give me back my life,” said Ed Warkentin.