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Repair work begins on Okanagan Lake pile wall

Efforts to reverse damage sustained in Penticton during the spring 2017 high water event begins

First West signs on to gender parity

First West and Valley First sign up with Minerva pledge

Update: Penticton sign gets upgrade

$10-million competition for Pentic-ten

Fun day for Earth

Uplands Elementary celebrates Earth Day for fun

VIDEO: 33 Oliver-area homes evacuated due to flooding

Flooding in the Sportsman Bowl area has swelled drastically over course of one week

Farmers’ Market back in business for another season

The annual Penticton Farmers’ Market was back on the street again Saturday.

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Uplands Earth Day
Rural Oliver resident hopes for relief for overworked Hwy 97 culvert
Then and now: Oliver flooding changes over the course of a week
Penticton Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi

33 Oliver-area homes evacuated

Flooding concerns result in evacuations

In today’s Okanagan flood water, a reflection of 67-year-old history

In 1951, floods north of Oliver led to the government blowing out the highway to relieve pressure

Role of bylaw is ever-changing

Bylaw department faces variety of challenges

Grants for seniors housing project in Okanagan Falls

The move means other organizations who regularly get the grants may be left scrambling

  • Apr 20th, 2018

New transit operator for South Okanagan-Similkameen.

Under the new contract and transit provider, schedules, routing, and fares will not see change.

Penticton credit union looks to shred identity fraud

Document shredding event hosted by Valley First on Saturday

South Okanagan community gets kudos for proactive flood work

City of Penticton also taking proactive measures on local creeks to ease water flow ahead of freshet

Rural Oliver man hopes for Highway 97 culvert relief

Arnie Nazaroff is worried about what could happen if the highway is swept away in the floods

Locals play their part in Cirque’s Crystal in Penticton

It’s no easy task when it comes to unloading 17 semis full of equipment

Isolation likely factor in drugs, rule-breaking at Okanagan jail

PART FIVE: OCC has highest rate of infractions in B.C. and the second-highest rate of contraband violations

Highway 33 to re-open Friday

Traffic expected to resume at around 7 p.m.

The ‘industry will collapse’: South Okanagan winery reacts to ruling

Okanagan Falls winery concerned for the future of the industry after Supreme Court ruling

Penticton deer safe for now

Council votes not to pursue more aggressive deer strategy

No ‘sophisticated crimes’ in Oliver thefts from vehicles: RCMP

Oliver RCMP believe a man and a woman are the suspects in a rise in thefts from vehicles