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South Okanagan man honoured with lifetime achievement award

The late Nick Bevanda to receive a lifetime achievement award for his architecture work

South Okanagan dangerous offender guilty plea struck down

Trial delayed again because Ronald Teneycke failed to elect his choice of trial

Ellis Creek restoration comes with $30 million price tag for Penticton

Residents are able to provide feedback on the restoration plan until Nov. 1

City of Penticton weighs need for a manager of social development

Members of council are divided on whether the position is necessary

100 Homes Penticton gets a new name after year of success

The campaign, run by the United Way South Okanagan, housed an additional 130 people in 2019

Penticton council urged to consider finding student housing options

Students with the Okanagan College Penticton campus presented at the regular meeting on Oct. 15

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Is your business ready for when disaster strikes? Find out at FutureBiz Penticton 2019

The event for entrepreneurs to learn and connect returns for its second year on Dec. 4

First Things First and Penticton Lakeside Resort hosting environmental all-candidates debate Oct. 15

Ahead of the debate, there will be a round table discussion with the candidates

  • Oct 14, 2019

Parts of KVR Trail becoming dumping ground for stolen vehicles

More vehicles are turning up due to more patrolling, says Const. James Grandy

Travelling around the world of Penticton’s cuisines with Foodtopia

The 500 block celebrated the variety of restaurants on Main Street with a night of specials.

  • Oct 14, 2019

Fire Chief for a Day rounds off Fire Prevention Week

Ten lucky students were selected to join the Penticton Fire Department for lunch and ‘training’.

  • Oct 13, 2019

Vees fall to Bulldogs in first loss of the season

Vees had the best chance in the opening moments to find the back of the net

Grey, damp, warm week ahead in Okanagan, Shuswap, Columbia

Environment Canada calling for clouds and showers, and warm temperatures, throughout the area

Ladies Night Out Mixer offers chance to sip, shop and help a Penticton family

The event takes place on Nov. 9 at the Elks Lodge to benefit the Choboter’s

South Okanagan – West Kootenay candidates consider business, trade and government policy

Federal candidates participated in Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce forum on Oct. 10

  • Oct 11, 2019

Learn how to save the bees at upcoming workshop

Workshop teaches about the relationship between plants and pollinators in the Okanagan-Similkameen

North Okanagan clinics look overseas to find doctors

Doctor shortages felt countrywide, but rural areas hardest hit

Salmon Arm events over Thanksgiving weekend

Get in the fall spirit with a cemetary tour on Sunday

One lane of Highway 97 near Penticton closed briefly

A single vehicle accident just before 7:30 a.m. Friday closed one lane of Highway 97.

Against All Odds: Penticton resident looks back at receiving three kidneys in 32 years

David Folstad received his third successful kidney transplant in Vancouver in April