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South Okanagan pays it forward to BC Wildfire Service firefighters

Community members thank Eagle Bluff firefighters through Tim Hortons donations

Lake-to-lake cycling route to be discussed at Pedal Penticton

City staff to discuss the route but there will also be a number of exhibits for attendees to explore

Motorcyclist involved in Westside Road crash

Air ambulance assists while motorists face lengthy delays

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sunshine to kick off the week

Your weather report for Monday, August 19th, 2019.

Hawk chick that was cared for in the Okanagan euthanized

Public warned against keeping wildlife after hawk chick had to be euthanized

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Fallen hiker rescued in Peachland
Sharon Constance Forner sentenced in Penticton
Harry McWatters celebration of life
Eagle Bluff wildfire grows to 1260 hectares

Motorcyclist medevaced to Kelowna after collision with deer near Apex Mountain Resort

Male suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries to his neck

Penticton Legion’s grand reopening a success, says president

17 new members have signed up since the reopening Aug. 1

Okanagan dancing to the beat of many drums at the Pow Wow Between the Lakes

Day two of the Pow Wow Between the Lakes featured a vast array of dancers of all ages

New way to connect with South Okanagan-Similkameen family physicians

Patients who do not currently have a primary care provider can add their name to a centralized list

Osoyoos woman who threatened mom and baby with butcher knife sentenced

Sharon Constance Forner pleaded guilty to one criminal charge and was sentenced

Property crime has been increasing in Penticton since 2014

Of the 5,457 criminal code violations (excluding traffic violations) reported in Penticton…

Biggest First Nations cultural event in the South Okanagan returns

Third annual pow wow at the Penticton Indian Band is this weekend

South Okanagan Eagle Bluff wildfire classified as held

BC Wildfire crews will still work on Eagle Bluff blaze for some time

Penticton RCMP reports low crime rates during long weekend, Peachfest activities

Supt. Ted DeJager said members enjoyed being out and talking with the public

Elma Restaurant opens on Lakeshore Drive

The restaurant offers Turkish cuisine using local ingredients

Alleged destruction of protected bird nests in the South Okanagan investigated

Cliff swallows are a protected species under the Migratory Bird Convention Act and are in decline

Jail sentence for Penticton man with over 68,000 child porn images

Judge Gregory Koturbash handed Gordon Thomas Smith a two year jail sentence

Future Penticton brewery to be a family destination

Owners proposing brewery on KVR Trail assure residents that it will go with the area’s aesthetics

‘Major donation’ pushes Penticton hospital campaign closer to goal

Charles Armstrong and his wife Irene made a ‘major’ donation