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Petition to install safety barriers on Hwy 97 garners over 500 supporters

Yesterday a fatal collision on Hwy 97 claimed the life of one individual

Oliver Health Centre celebrates expansion of ER

Minister of Health was in Oliver for the official opening of the improved emergency department

Harlem Globetrotters’ Hops Pearce is pumped to bring show to Penticton

Less than two weeks to get your tickets to see Globetrotters’ high-flying stunts

Okanagan health care community mourns loss of long-time hospital director

Ken Jarrard dedicated his life in Penticton to health care; he passed away today at age 92.

Four arrested, weapons, suspected drugs seized by RCMP in Penticton

Penticton RCMP take down local drug trafficking operation

Waste removal in Penticton may be missed or delayed due to snow

The City of Penticton says they may not be able to collect all waste due to the snow.

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UPDATE: One deceased after serious collision on Hwy 97 near Summerland

Southbound vehicle lost control, entered northbound lanes, hit by a transport truck.

Snowfall warning in South Okanagan

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Okanagan Valley

We asked: should Meghan and Harry move to Penticton?

We asked locals why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should settle down in Peach City.

Penticton jump rope all-stars heading to Alaska

Would you describe jumping over 50 times in a minute as fun? To these kids it is.

Police watchdog seeking witnesses following death of man in Penticton

In November, a man died days after his arrest in Penticton

Indigenous athletes invited to apply for Team B.C.

The Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games will be the city’s largest multi-sport event.

South Okanagan man picks Seniors’ Drop-In Centre for donation

Penticton man gives his $1,000 prize money to the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre

Mysteries and memoirs top Penticton Library’s most-borrowed of 2019

Did you dive into any of these popular novels last year?

Whose boat is this boat on Okanagan Lake?

Boat frozen in place on lake south of Summerland

Trailer stolen from Eagle RV in Keremeos

The trailer was removed from the Eagle RV Park on Dec. 12.

  • Jan 14, 2020

Convicted Penticton sex offender Edward “Eddie Spaghetti” Casavant sentenced to six years

“An entire generation of boys were likely affected,” said Justice Monica McParland.

If B.C. adopts year-round daylight time, each East Kootenay town would pick own time zone

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka stopped by a recent regional district meeting to explain

Teacher organizing fundraiser for nine-year-old Penticton boy fighting cancer

Tickets for the fundraiser are available for the public from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Jan 20 to 23.

  • Jan 13, 2020

Concentration camp survivor from Penticton turns 100

100-year-old Joe Knypstra has overcome some of history’s most unthinkable realities