Local News

Loaded shotgun found in vehicle during Okanagan Falls traffic stop

Okanagan Falls man facing a number of weapons related charges

ExpOCP kicks off with a packed house

Penticton trying to make community engagement more engaging

B.C.’s biggest pot plant planned for Oliver

Co-founder Tony Holler said the 700,000 sq. ft. facility would produce 100,000 kg of pot per year

Washroom blaze at Princess Maggie

Fire crews say the fire appears to have started in the washroom’s garbage bin

Albas takes on mortgage changes in town hall

Conservative MP mostly echoed chamber of commerce concerns but sparred with one attendee on details

Your Jan. 19 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

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Penticton OCP expo
Washroom fire at Princess Maggie
Pot shop vandalized a week after opening
Ikeda students visit Penticton

Penticton organizer caught off-guard on NHL Young Stars comment

Penticton event chair said he cannot confirm or deny anything, just that an event will be held in the city

Foundry linked with new youth mental health web site

New website to improve mental health and wellness for young people in B.C.

Interior Health managers voice discontent

Negative comments about work culture aimed at CEO Chris Mazurkewich.

OK Falls pot shop vandalized a week after opening

Windows were smashed Wednesday evening and spray paint called the owner a “goof” and a “pedo”

Osoyoos man faces 13 criminal charges

Charges stem from an investigation of a break and enter in Osoyoos

Help shape Penticton

Your chance to have a say starts tonight at the Shape Your City storefront

Update: Damage to transmission lines cause power outages

Residents were without power for hours in many parts of the South Okanagan-Boundary regions

B.C. cougar kitten rescued after mother struck by vehicle

Conservation Officers find home for young kitten found dehydrated and frostbitten near Williams Lake

Updated: Accused in Kelowna triple murder in court today

Jacob Forman has been in custody since he was arrested and charged with second degree murder

Video: Laughter bridges barriers

Ikeda students explore the Okanagan, including a week in Penticton

Time-to-trial stats improve, but still above provincial standards

On average, charges take eight months to get to trial in Penticton, above the provincial benchmarks

Police seeking info on fake-bearded robber

A man reportedly left empty-handed after demanding cash with an apparent handgun at a pawn shop

UPDATE: Head on collision closes Trans-Canada west of Revelstoke

Two tractor-trailers collided on Highway 1 forcing the closure of the road, no detour is available

Information gathered about development

Summerland municipal website has details about Banks Crescent proposal