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VOTE: Nature in Focus reader’s choice photo contest

The Penticton Western News Reader’s Choice photo contest

Naramata honours Syilx culture

New community sign recognizes traditional name for area

Openly gay, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

Video: Future brightens for Walla Artisan Bakery in Penticton

Protege learning the bread-making craft from master baker Benjamin Manea

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

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Learning the ropes at Walla Bakery
Replanting at Eneas Creek
Penticton Fire Chief for a Day
Thanksgiving dinner served up at the Penticton Soupateria

Hero campaign raises $24,000 for Okanagan non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

Shuswap goat delivery way above quota

Hillside Dreams Callekno produced sextuplets, a rare event among goats

Volunteers restore habitat along Eneas Creek

Replant efforts add 2,000 native plants in Garnet Valley

Competitors get crafty for Okanagan Mixoff

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery Mixoff is Nov. 8 in Kelowna

Fire chief for a day in Penticton

Kids get to experience what it’s like to be a firefighter

  • Oct 15th, 2018

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Watch: Kelowna man bowls perfect game

Terry Tremblay threw a perfect game at McCurdy Bowling Center in Kelowna on Oct. 8.

Fundraiser keeps North Okanagan Hot Air Balloon Society in the air

Event kicks off at 5 p.m. in Village Green Hotel parking lot

North Okanagan Grannies à Gogo charity shifts focus

Over the years the Vernon group has wired more than $150,000 to their trusted volunteer administrators of the South African group.

Okanagan students aid battle against yellow flag iris

Okanagan Landing Elementary School students planted over 100 native trees and shrubs along Okanagan Lake’s shoreline.

New recreation registration system coming for Penticton

The new system is expected to launch in March 2019 and will alleviate many of the concerns

Video: Thanksgiving dinner served up at the Penticton Soupateria

Volunteers preparing to serve an estimated 130 people in need

Penticton seniors get musical thank you

Village by the Station residents receive a musical thank you.

18th Annual Pumpkin Harvest at IPE grounds Saturday

Thanksgiving weekend continues Monday with the Thanksgiving Day Harvest Fest.