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Cold water craziness on Okanagan Lake

A Kelowna resident teams up with Her International to empower women through a winter lake dip

Video: Peach City Beach Cruise in Penticton on TV

The episode of My Classic Car that was filmed at the Peach City Beach Cruise aired recently

Penticton Vees announce changes to free ticket program

Fans under the age of 18, who are not accompanied by a parent or guardian, must present photo ID

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Beaver Buggy Cub Car Races
Taking kindness to a new level
YES Project finally gets home, sweet home
Couple carve out a Christmas tradition

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Student of the month: Kay’s character delivered through her actions

Penticton Secondary School student Josephine Kay is the Rotary Student of the Month

Say ‘I do’ from the top of a mountain this Valentine’s Day

Revelstoke Mountain Resort to offer wedding ceremonies and vow renewals on Feb. 14

  • Feb 1st, 2018

Photos: Super blue blood moon seen around the South Okanagan

Penticton Western News reader photos of the super blue blood moon

Revelstoke Death Café puts mortality front and centre

Death midwife Theresa Hamilton helps participants with the big questions surrounding life

Schmirler Foundation telethon hits $3 million mark

The foundation made a $35,000 donation to the Penticton Regional Hospital

  • Jan 29th, 2018

Storyteller brings poetry to seniors

Penticton man tells the tale of Robert Service and his poems

A chilly Australia Day on SilverStar

Hundreds forego jackets and put on swimsuits for a run down the mountain

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  • Jan 26th, 2018

New exhibit at Penticton Art Gallery highlights strength of Indigenous people

ReSilience #597 showcasing work from the En’owkin Centre opens Jan. 26 at the Penticton Art Gallery

Welcoming the Scotties to Penticton

Penticton Lakeside Resort is all decked out for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts

United breakfast program donation

Penticton United Church donates to the elementary school breakfast program

Flying squirrel touches down inside Salmon Arm home

Rodent jumps around residence before homeowers encourage it back outdoors

VIDEO: Mt. Begbie to feature experimental brews in new tasting room

Last year Mt. Begbie won brewery of the year at the Canadian Brewing Awards in Ottawa

What’s the Buzz all about?

Creston Concert Society presents the first performance of 2018 Buzz Salutes Gershwin

JoeAnna’s House fundraising campaign reaches $4.5 million

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